10 Famous Singers from Maine

Maine, known for its stunning landscapes and picturesque coastline, is not only a paradise for nature lovers but also a breeding ground for extraordinary musical talent. This small northeastern state has produced a remarkable number of renowned singers who have captivated the world with their melodic prowess and heartfelt performances. From folk to pop, rock


10 Famous Singers from Louisiana

Louisiana, a state known for its vibrant music scene, has produced a plethora of talented singers who have left an indelible mark on the music industry. From the soulful sounds of gospel and blues to the infectious rhythms of jazz and zydeco, Louisiana’s musical heritage has shaped the soundscape of the nation and beyond. In


10 Famous Singers from Kentucky

Kentucky, known for its rolling hills, bluegrass music, and bourbon, has produced some of the most iconic and influential singers in the history of popular music. From the soulful sounds of blues and country to the electrifying energy of rock and pop, the Bluegrass State has given birth to a diverse array of talent that


Telling our stories: how the African griot tradition continues through modern art and media

By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer, abrent@afro.com Black history is more than oppression and suffering.  Throughout Black history we have seen moments of joy, liberation and innovation. Though traditional, White media may not have accurately recorded Black history, griots have been protecting and telling the stories of African people and their descendants— long before 1619.