Hip Hop

The Women of Unapologetic

By Katie Kelly When you walk into the main control room of Outerspace, Unapologetic’s studio, you’ll see a sign on the ceiling that in comparison to the rest of the studio, is relatively non-descript. In uppercase plain black text with a few chosen words in color, it reads: “IN THIS PLACE OUR DIFFERENCES ARE VALUED […]

Live Music

WAMM Recommends: Week of May 22

Each week, the team at We Are Memphis Music makes our picks for the week’s best upcoming live music events. Here are our picks for the week beginning May 22nd! Dave Matthews Band 7:30pm, Wednesday May 24th Bank Plus Amphitheater $50+ If you look up the highest-grossing bands of all time, nestled comfortably within the […]


Memphis Soul Music – Past and Present

From the birthplace of soul music to its vibrant contemporary music scene, Memphis has been a city that effortlessly weaves together the threads of soul history and thriving modern-day musicians for generations. Discover why Memphis is not only a city with an unmatched soul music legacy but also a vibrant hub for the evolution and […]



By Zachary Corsa It’s almost Overton Park Shell season again! The annual free outdoor concert series is a beloved staple of the warmer months in the Bluff City, and one with a hallowed history. Built in 1936 for orchestral performances, it was the site of Elvis Presley’s first paid gig in 1954, a crucial early […]