Universal has released the first trailer for its upcoming biopic on the founding father of funk music, James Brown. Get On Up stars Chadwick Boseman as Brown.
He is out in the wild, winning hearts and minds with his music the old fashioned way: Performing!
Memphis is one of the most musically rich cities in the world; home to geniuses like B.B. King, Sam Phillips, and Elvis Presley... names that are just a drop in the bucket of Memphis music. What do the hundreds of other Memphis exports have in common? The Blues.
This is one that every blues, funk, r&b, or soul lover will cherish.
We sat down with the hard-working blues and soul man Hamilton Loomis, where he talked about his Stax/Volt influences and bar-b-qin' and being mentored by Bo Diddley.
A statue for a bluesman, Another's release from one of Louisiana's most notorious prisons, the birth of blues pioneers and icons, and the final appearance of a wildly influential blueswoman...
Mammoth Bluesapalooza enjoys a well-deserved reputation for presenting an amazing variety of musicians and musical styles from all over the world.
These years of living in Memphis, and absorbing all the city has to give have touched Jensen's soul. In turn, 'Wisdom & Decay' has touched ours.