Soul. We all know that Memphis is the birthplace of soul music, but this idea is much bigger than that. It’s about generosity and kindness, activism and spirit, creativity and curiosity. In this series, we ask Memphis artists to talk about what soul means to them.

What is SOUL to you? To me it’s the nucleus to what makes an artist authentic. It’s what we crave from OUR art. It’s the picture we paint in our heads, of how we want to be remembered when that chapter is complete.

To answer what soul is in a few words:

  1. Genuine
  2. Raw
  3. Vulnerability
  4. Defining
  5. Unapologetic

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