Memphis

Stax Academy Alumni

It’s no secret that Memphis has given the world some of its more iconic hits and musicians. Whether it’s the blues, R&B, rap, rock-and-roll, or that signature soulful sound, Memphis is a home where melodies are made. A big part of that legacy is Stax Records, where big names such as Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding recorded […]

Memphis

5 Questions with Marco Pavé

Marco Pavé is a native Memphian, gifted storyteller, and standout musician. Since 2012 when he released his first series of freestyle rap videos, he’s been performing and creating within the local hip hop scene and sharing his passion for Memphis, Black folks, and all things music. Get a peek at Pavé in the Q&A below.   1. Have you always […]

Memphis

The New Memphis Sound with David Porter

When legendary, GRAMMY-winning Stax Records singer-songwriter David Porter founded The Consortium MMT in 2012, his goal was to use his career success as a “door-opener” for the next generation of Memphis talent. “What hasn’t changed since the start of my career to now is the tremendous raw talent here in the Memphis community,” Porter says. “That raw talent won’t […]

Memphis

5 Questions with Tia Henderson

Tia Henderson is a singer-songwriter based in Memphis, TN. With a melodic style that fuses both Jazz and R&B, Tia’s sound is sure to bring you emotion with a message. She’s performed all over the world and is currently on tour with Tank and the Bangas. For fans of Aretha Franklin, Jazmine Sullivan, and Lalah Hathaway, Tia is […]