SOUTHERN LACED spoke with Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Calvin Richardson about his musical career before he decided to become a solo artist. As a young boy, “The Prince of Soul’s” musical career included singing in his mother’s local gospel group. Before his solo career, Richardson was a member of the R&B group Undacova, which included K-Ci and JoJo of Jodeci. Since then, the R&B singer has collaborated with artists such as Angie Stone, Raphael Saadiq, Chico DeBarge, Claudette Ortiz, K-Ci and JoJo, among many others. In addition to this, Richardson climbed the US R&B charts with his album, When Love Comes (2008). He gained a Grammy nomination for his song, “There Goes My Baby” along with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Daryl Simmons.
During an interview with SOUTHERN LACED host Santana for GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast, North Carolina’s Music Hall of Fame and Museum Marketing and Promotion Director, Adrian Stallings, shared details about Calvin Richardson’s induction, the selection process and the history behind the event.
The 10th annual induction ceremony for The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will take place on October 18th in the historic Gem Theatre in downtown Kannapolis, North Carolina. Not only will Calvin Richardson be honored as an inductee, he will also be performing LIVE.
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