*A Louisiana woman is speaking out after the man she claims raped her was granted full custody of her teenage daughter. Crysta Abelseth told WBRZ that she met John Barnes at a bar in Louisiana in 2005 when she was 16, and he was 30. She claims Barnes offered to take her home but
*(Hollywood, CA) Have you ever wanted to interview your mother or grandmother, daddy, or granddaddy about their life’s history but didn’t know where to start? Well, help has come in the form of two books by Dr. Eric J. Chambers, a veteran author, and radio/TV host. His newest double releases, “Mama, I Want To Know
In commemoration of this year’s annual Juneteenth celebration and it’s status as an official National Holiday, it was only fitting that Mike Phillips released his rendition of this classic song. “If we truly listen to this song and take heed to the words, it can be a road map to fairness and equality, which can
Babyface & Ella Mai collaborate together for the very first time on the timeless new single “Keeps On Fallin.’” With her silky, soulful vocals, Ella Mai extols a longtime lover who can still give her butterflies. Babyface weighs in, reminding her that she’s the inspiration for this lasting love. The dreamy jam interpolates “Can We
It’s difficult to imagine what the stage and the audience would have looked like at Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina, if Rhiannon Giddens’ new … Read More “The Spoleto Festival USA Roars Back” The post The Spoleto Festival USA Roars Back appeared first on JazzTimes.
Saxophonist Zoh Amba is a Tennessee native now based in NYC, where she’s quickly immersed herself in the city’s deep pool of avant-gardists. O Life, … Read More “Zoh Amba: O Life, O Light Vol. 1 (577)” The post Zoh Amba: O Life, O Light Vol. 1 (577) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Pianist and composer Helen Sung is the winner of the 2022 Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize, which was presented by the performing rights organization BMI … Read More “Helen Sung Wins BMI’s Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize” The post Helen Sung Wins BMI’s Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize appeared first on JazzTimes.
Elhae celebrates Black Music Month, citing R&B legend Joe as inspiration for his new single “Know.” The North Dakota native gave way to its influence on his Instagram Stories, also mentioning the involvement of heavyweight producer Eric Hudson (Mary J. Blige, John Legend). Making usage of Joe’s 1999 classic “I Wanna Know,” Elhae’s sentimental tune
Tons of new albums are arriving this summer, and bLAck pARty is adding to the drops. Two years after issuing his sophomore album, Endless Summer, the Arkansas upstart’s third album has an official title and due date. Hummingbird will release on July 14 via Childish Gambino’s Wolf + Rothstein/RCA Records. Among the album’s undisclosed number of songs
Xavier Omär reunites with his close friend and producer Sango for his new song “Tarantino.” It marks their second pairing of the year but the first with Omär as the lead artist since 2020. “Tarantino” is stitched with a shuffling drum pattern and spacious yet vibrant coating that supports his slick talk. He isn’t necessarily