Memphis Music Hall of Famer Juicy J has announced a new solo album. The Three 6 Mafia co-founder will release, “The Hustle Continues” on October 14th.
A Memphis entrepreneur is getting a little boost from one of the world’s largest technology companies — Google. The tech giant is helping boost black-owned businesses that use technology to address today’s biggest challenges. One is owned by a Memphis woman who says she found a need right here in the Mid-South.
The legacy of Stax Records lives on. In the latest national recognition of a Stax-affiliated artist, William Bell, one of the first (and also one of the most recent) hit-makers for the soul label, was named a National Heritage Fellow last week by the National Endowment for the Arts’ Folk and Traditional Arts program.
Of all the gems in the crown of the thriving Memphis music education scene, the Stax Music Academy (SMA) may shine the brightest, by virtue of its location right beside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Though it wasn’t yet in its current building, the music school opened 20 years ago at Stafford Elementary […]
The music of a moment doesn’t have to be literal. This month’s playlist isn’t a collection of songs about quarantine, though one does kick off the mix: Yo Gotti’s latest, “Recession Proof.” (One mill’, two mill’/Three mill’, four cribs/Ten cars, epidemic hit/That Corona s— left no jobs) If anything is helping me access joy right […]