‘The New Southern Belle’ Latrice Rogers Demonstrates that Mississippi can be Fertile Ground for Entrepreneurial Success
“Belle Collective” first aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network earlier this year and stars Latrice Rogers, as well as Dr. Antoinette Liles, Lateshia Pearson, Marie Hamilton-Abston and Tambra Cherie, who all hail from Mississippi.
Music is entrenched in Jeremy Thompson's family, he says. The Jackson native said his brother and cousins used to own a studio when he was a child and that he used to sit back and watch them make music.
Rapper Yung Jewelz spoke with Culture Writer Aliyah Veal about her new album, “MVP: Moods, Vices and Problems.”
Rapper Yung Jewelz, aka the Paid Hipster, defines herself as a versatile artist, a rapper you can play on your good and bad days. Whether going to the club or looking for gospel, Jewelz said she has a song for you.
Bradley Davis, better known as Laeland, performed for an artist showcase during Jackson Indie Music Week.
Journalist and former Clarion-Ledger columnist Eric Stringfellow has passed away at the age of 59 after a brief battle with cancer.
Jackson native and author Angie Thomas is on a roll as her second novel "On The Come Up" is set to be adapted to film. She announced last week that "This Is Us" producer and writer Kay Oyegun will write the screenplay.
The crowd inside Offbeat in midtown formed a stage around Rapper Unknwn at the 4th Quarter Exchange, a musical event bringing artists and consumers face-to-face through performances and networking.
Jackson native and soul-music singer Vick Allen said his interest in music started at a very young age. He sang in his church choir and also played the piano for the church.
The Alta Woods community was predominantly white when Stephany and Herbert Brown became the first black family to move there in 1996. "When we moved over here 20 years ago, none of this looked like this," she said as the car passed another dilapidated house.