The 25th Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

For the past 24 years, nobody has celebrated southern history by way of a combination of books, film, music, food, lectures, and other entertainment quite like the Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration.  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, and its theme alone- Continue reading The 25th Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

Mississippi Catfish in the Shark Tank

Two entrepreneurs from Mississippi waded into the Shark Tank Friday night and it wasn’t a good look, at least not in the beginning.

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Martina McBride Bares Her Soul

Country singer Martina McBride is in a soulful mood; and on March 4th she plans to show fans just how soulful she’s feeling with the release of her latest album, ‘Everlasting’. Continue reading Martina McBride Bares Her Soul

Eve: Comin’ Back to Blow Ya Mind

Eve, the tenacious pit bull in a skirt, has a vicious grip on #winning and #success. Newly engaged to designer boyfriend Maximillion Cooper (as of this past Christmas day), the rapper/actress is set to star in another sitcom, this time for ABC.   Continue reading Eve: Comin’ Back to Blow Ya Mind

New Music: Can’t Remember To Forget You by Shakira featuring Rihanna

Maybe I’ve been listening to the wrong stations because I haven’t heard anything as happy as Shakira’s new single Can’t Remember To Forget You (featuring Rihanna) in a long time.  Continue reading New Music: Can’t Remember To Forget You by Shakira featuring Rihanna

ASCAP Artists on Why They Create Music

The film short Why We Create Music, commemorating ASCAP’s 100 year anniversary, is just as inspiring as, if not more so than, the resulting song and companion video

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Pharrell Williams: An Elite State of Mind

Pharrell Williams may  still be high off the mega success of 2013’s “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, and “Get Lucky”  by Daft Punk, but don’t put him on a pedestal because he’s determined to stay grounded.

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Is Beatboxing Too Harsh on the Voice?

With Doug E. Fresh moving back into the spotlight in recent years, human beatboxing has become mainstream in a major way. Continue reading Is Beatboxing Too Harsh on the Voice?