The Latest: November 7

 

Tay Keith Talks to Rolling Stone About Contributions to “Her Loss”

This week, Memphis producer Tay Keith sat down with Rolling Stone magazine to discuss his many contributions to the new Drake and 21 Savage collaborative album “Her Loss.” In the interview, Keith explains how the city’s musical history helped to inspire his sound, which has become one of the most sought after in hip-hop. If you haven’t already, give the album a spin, and then check out this insightful interview.

Memphis Singer Dottie Speaks with ABC 24 About Her Burgeoning Career

Whitehaven native Brittany “Dottie” Moore has been on quite a roll recently, touring with artists such as Kendrick Lamar, J-Lo and Ciara and winning over fans across the world while doing so. This week, the young artist spoke with the local ABC affiliate about her career, art, and struggles. “My style is just being raw, being in your face, being Memphis, girl! That’s me,” Dottie said. “I’ve been all over the world three times over. There’s nobody like Memphians — just the spirit of us.” You can check out the full interview here.

“Toronto Sun” Explores the Life and Murder of Al Jackson, Jr.

Known as “The Human Timekeeper,” drummer Al Jackson, Jr. was one of Memphis most influential drummers and an important session musician at both Stax and Hi Records before his tragic death in 1975. His murder remains unsolved, but this week the Toronto Sun shines a light on the cold case nearly 50 years later. It’s an interesting story for fans of Memphis music and true crime alike.

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