Bianca Gale

Fashion blogger Bianca Gale brings her Memphis soul Memphis is rich in culture and all about the soul, from music and art to fashion. Many people who grew up in these parts embody Memphis soul by living out their passions and dreams while working to build up the communities around them. Bianca […]

 

Denzel Alexander

T-shirts and jeans are no longer the norm for an increasing number of urban men, and there are many options out there for those who wish to take things up a notch. Unsure where to start? Men’s fashion bloggers such as Denzel Alexander will show you the ropes. Alexander has been a fashion […]

Featured Memphians

 

Grace Baker

Memphis is a city full of art and artists—and wherever you find art, you find passion, soul and beauty. Grace Baker’s passions are writing and sports, and this Grizzlies fan parlayed these two interests into her dream job. Amazing Grace As Baker explains, “Around the age of sixteen … I started […]

 

Jacqueline Fugatt

Although we often think of art as something created by old masters that hangs in museums, art surrounds us and shapes our daily lives. The billboards we pass on our commutes, the music we hear at the mall and the selfies our friends post on social media all seek to inform and convince us to […]

 

Louis Ziggy Tucker

Photographs are a dime a dozen these days, with selfie-taking tourists on every corner of Downtown Memphis, and the fact that we all walk around with cameras in our pockets makes it easy to forget that photography is an art.  Professional photographers do more than render recognizable […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

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