Stories

Desi Valentine: Healer and Singer with a Unique Vocal Tone

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In September of 2016, Desi Valentine’s unique vocals got universal attention when his power ballad, “Fate Don’t Know You”, played in the midseason finale of Suits. The song was released as a single the same day as its feature in season six of the legal drama series and it received … Continue Reading →

Monique DeBose – A Musician with Soul and Transformational Power

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Soul music is a genre, but music with soul is Monique DeBose’s calling. For her, it’s not simply about making music, it’s about creating an experience that will transform whoever listens to her songs. DeBose is not only a beautiful singer, she’s also a motivational speaker and life coach. In … Continue Reading →

Grapefruit Season: James Vincent McMorrow is feeding the eclectic music lover

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If you’re like me, the period of time the world has gone into lockdown has been a time of self-reflection. Time spent figuring out what I want to do with my life, trying out a new hobby and attempting to learn a new language. Or maybe you improved things you … Continue Reading →

Grace Pettis sings an Anthem to the Working Woman

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It’s time to pay attention because Grace Pettis’ master class on feminism is in session. Born from a travelling songwriter and a poetry scholar, the love for beautiful music and powerful lyrics is in her blood. She authors or co-authors all of her songs, putting a little bit of herself … Continue Reading →

TJ Jackson and the New Generation of a Music Dynasty

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When music fans talk about the most talented and successful families in the business, the Jacksons are most likely an essential part of the discussion. In 1965, soon after a young Michael Jackson and his brother Marlon joined their older brothers Jermaine, Tito, and Jackie to form The Jackson Five, … Continue Reading →

You Live and You Learn: Maria Mena’s healing Journey

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Following the success of Maria Mena’s debut album, “Another Phase”, in her home country Norway, the gifted singer-songwriter from Oslo has developed quite a following throughout Europe. With her delicate voice, heart-on-the-sleeve songwriting, and lush pop arrangements, she is certainly an artist on track to advance within the global music … Continue Reading →

BJ Barham and American Aquarium are not afraid to speak out

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Frontman BJ Barham and his band American Aquarium have shown that when it comes to social and political topics, what you need is a lot of empathy and some rocking country music to start the conversation. The band’s latest album, “Lamentations”, has shown the true depths of Barham’s songwriting and … Continue Reading →

Clairdee inspires with A Love Letter To Lena

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To be truly inspired is an experience many crave for. To be moved to the point of inspired expression is a feat worthy of admiration and acclaim. For jazz singer Clairdee it was her youthful captivation by a woman who demonstrated remarkable prowess as a vocalist, actress, and civil rights … Continue Reading →

Isaac Carree raises the stakes with No Risk No Reward

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It has been seven years since singer-songwriter and producer Isaac Carree released his last album. After what was a well-received debut and sophomore effort in the form of 2011’s “Uncommon Me” and 2013’s “Reset”, which both opened at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Charts, many have anticipated a third … Continue Reading →

Katie Pruitt dares the Confrontation with Societal Expectations

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“Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women.” Thus the first lines of the traditional Catholic Prayer. For a teenager in suburban Atlanta who was raised by a devoutly Catholic family however, Katie Pruitt perhaps felt overwhelmingly far removed from the sainted figure. … Continue Reading →