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Fall Music Fest Preview

By Jayne Ellen White What do Shannon and The Clams, The Black Keys, Black Cream, Grace Askew, and Qemist all have in common? They are all playing a music festival in Memphis this fall. What better way is there for community bonding than feeling the Memphis love at any of these exciting festivals? So get […]

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Don Lifted’s Overton Park Shell Performance to Mark the End of an Era

By Ezra Wheeler To put it mildly, it’s been a tumultuous few months for Lawrence Matthews, the multifaceted artist better known as Don Lifted. Since the release of his critically-acclaimed album 325i in October of last year, Matthews watched much of his planned tour schedule dissolve, amicably split with his record label Fat Possum, resigned […]

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A Conversation with The Best Hype Man in The NBA, BLJ!

By: Brianna Smith-Herman If you’re a huge Grizzlies fan like me you’re probably missing Ja, DB, Jaren Jackson, Brooks, Adams and the entire squad, right about now. This Past season was an exciting one and we are counting down the days until the 22-23 season begins! Over the weekend the NBA released the preliminary schedule […]

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Black Owned Business Spotlight: Memphis 10 Magazine

By: We Are Memphis/Brianna Smith-Herman Throughout the years, Memphis has been home to the industry’s most successful artists and creatives, yet there is still a lot of migration to other cities in search of a breakthrough in their careers.  This was the conversation that the late Benarl E Smith II, Publisher of the New Tri-State […]