Memphis

R.I.P. Gangsta Boo, ‘Queen Of Memphis’ And Hip-Hop Legend

By Zachary Corsa Memphis hip-hop icon Gangsta Boo passed away January 1st, 2023 at the age of forty-three. No cause of death has been released. A pioneering female figure in Southern hip-hop, Boo was born Lola Chantrelle Mitchell in Memphis in 1979. She rose to prominence as a long-time member of the seminal horrorcore collective […]

Culture

5 Questions with J. Howell

By Kierstyn Pryor If powerhouse was a person, singer-songwriter J. Howell would definitely be the man. In just a short period, the singer has gone from being just another young talented kid from the Bluff City to having people from all over waiting in extended lines to hear his soulful, sultry voice! His songs “Something […]

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Don Lifted’s Overton Park Shell Performance to Mark the End of an Era

By Ezra Wheeler To put it mildly, it’s been a tumultuous few months for Lawrence Matthews, the multifaceted artist better known as Don Lifted. Since the release of his critically-acclaimed album 325i in October of last year, Matthews watched much of his planned tour schedule dissolve, amicably split with his record label Fat Possum, resigned […]