LaShonté Anderson

LaShonté Anderson is a daughter of Memphis. In addition to being an advocate for and staunch supporter of her home city, this beautiful young woman is a singer, a songwriter and a dancer who is currently recording her second album and planning an international tour. You may have heard her […]

 

Sean Davis

Photography is the perfect medium through which to bring the artistic and historical richness of Memphis to life, but contrary to popular opinion, a good photographer is not easy to come by. Photographic prowess requires a combination of experience, education and environment—along with an […]

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Lawrence Matthews III

If art is an abstract representation of society, then artists work to capture their interactions with society—and Lawrence Matthews III is an excellent example of art in action. As a Memphis native born in 1991, Matthews grew up in a racially charged environment and created his works of art as […]

 

Beth Winterburn

When it comes to abstract art, creativity is what defines a good piece—and you can certainly see this in each of Beth Winterburn’s one-of-a-kind works. What’s more, the story of Beth’s journey to become a premier abstract artist in Memphis is as unique as her creations. When Beth went to […]

 

Unapologetic

Is it a record label? Is it a collective? Maybe something in between? Unapologetic may defy specific labels, but one thing’s for sure: It is redefining the Memphis music scene through genre-smashing hip-hop. Memphis roots At the center of Unapologetic is IMAKEMADBEATS, the producer and guru […]

 

Lester Julian Merriweather

Cover Photo Credit: Memphis Flyer The rebirth of Memphis would not be possible without artists who represent strong socioeconomic messages. Indeed, visual artists in Memphis are at the forefront in terms of raising social awareness of how our culture and economy affect diverse groups of people. […]

 

Marcella & Her Lovers

Memphis has walked hand in hand with soul music for so long that it’s hard to imagine one without the other. The “Memphis Sound” that originated in the studios of Stax and Hi Records in the 1960s and 1970s unleashed the likes of Otis Redding and the Staples Singers on the […]

 

Ghost Town Blues Band

Over the years, Memphis has been instrumental (no pun intended) in the development of the blues, rock ‘n’ roll, soul and R&B, and it continues to give birth to some of America’s next up-and-coming artists to this day. Case in point: Ghost Town Blues Band. Since releasing their first […]

 

Belinda Simpson

The rebirth, growth and success of Memphis can be seen in many different aspects of our city, from innovative Memphis entrepreneurs to outstanding Memphis schools, and lifestyle bloggers are no exception. Indeed, Belinda Simpson’s take on lifestyle, fashion, books and much more is instrumental […]

 

Quaneshia Farris

By day, she’s an unassuming nurse practitioner named Quaneshia Farris. But away from her day job, she’s affectionately known to all as Q—a Memphis creative with an eye for fashion, a devoted fan of all Memphis sports teams and a loving mother to her family. Roll that all together […]

 

LifeStyleInFocus

Photo Credit: Lifestyle in Focus https://www.lifestyleinfocusblog.com/ Over the last decade, Memphis has made a name for itself as a haven for artists of all kinds. This is especially true for those who color outside the lines—including mother/daughter duo Jennie and Elizabeth, who took […]

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