GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast | Episode 6: Calvin Richardson and Adrian Stallings Discuss “The Prince of Soul’s” Upcoming NC Music Hall of Fame Induction and MORE!!!

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…

GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast | Episode 2: Urban Mystic | Hosted by Santana​

Many people know Urban Mystic as the “little man with a big voice”. Tonight on GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast, the vocal powerhouse known for his hit singles, “I Refuse” and “Where Were You” talked to host Santana about his start in the music industry and his partnership with Coors Light, which highlights his latest single, “Be Mine”.

INTERVIEW: Southern Laced talks to James Mtume about his legacy, Reggie Lucus, and social media’s impact on music

Southern Laced recently spoke with James Mtume, Grammy Award-winning Songwriter, Producer, Activist, radio personality and all around icon, about activism during the turbulent 60’s era movements, years performing with Miles Davis, and chart-topping R&B years as founder of the band Mtume. After he was featured on TVOne’s Unsung, a documentary series which takes a look at…

Interview: Tawatha Agee of Mtume Talks To Southern Laced About Singing Background for Artists Like Luther Vandross, Working Behind the Scenes in the Music Industry, and Her Upcoming Project

When it comes to making it in the music industry, there’s no such thing as an overnight success. Careful planning and hard work are sometimes overlooked because people are more inclined to focus on the end result and not what happens behind the scenes. For almost three decades, acclaimed vocalist Tawatha Agee’s has proven that…

INTERVIEW: Kendra Bell talks to James Mtume about activism during the turbulent 60’s era movements, years performing with Miles Davis, and chart-topping R&B years as founder of the band Mtume. ​

Composer, producer, writer and performer: James Mtume has carved an indelible impression on all sides of the music industry. For decades he has been putting out groundbreaking sound underscored by activism. A brilliant and informed orator, he has carved out a place as a political commentator and activist via the airways such as his popular…

GStampz talks to singer and activist Ayanna Gregory about growing up with her father Dick Gregory, meditation, the importance of eating healthier, and more!

I had the awesome opportunity to interview activist, educator, and singer Ayanna Gregory. As the daughter of trailblazing comedian and activist Dick Gregory, she has lived a very interesting life. She recently performed at The King Center’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Ecumenical Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia along with guest speakers Dr. Bernice A….

INTERVIEW: Santana and Kendra Bell talk to Collin Abraham about ​his happenstance into the world of florals and designs, hosting Sean “Diddy” Combs legendary “White Parties”, and designing Jay-Z and Beyonce’s stunning wedding.  

If Pollen Nation Events is not on your radar, you are living under a rock. Known for their elaborate décor and breathtaking creations, Pollen Nation reigns as one of the world’s avant-garde and influential event design companies. Colin and Kelly Abraham’s clientele include some of the most influential leaders, A-list artists, and powerful companies including,…

Interview: Santana and Tiffany talk to Cheryl Fortune​ about her new album, domestic violence, proper love and why she’s not a victim of her past

I, along with Tiffany Lindsey, had an opportunity to talk to Gospel recording artist Cheryl Fortune. With a new single (“Fighter”) that has been making waves on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart for three consecutive weeks, Fortune remains humbled by the experience. Fortune hasn’t always been a solo artist. She is known as a member of…

Interview: Kendra Bell Talks to Stellar Award and Grammy Nominee Jekalyn Carr about her role on Greenleaf, her latest single “You Will Win” and More!

Five-time Stellar Award and GRAMMY nominee Jekalyn Carr is a dynamic powerhouse that continues to decree and declare there is no failure in God. Through her ministry, Carr travels the world sharing her powerful journey from servant to songstress. At the age of 20, this prophetic woman of God has held accomplishments such as debuting…

Interview: Kendra Bell Talks to Stephanie Mills About an Upcoming Concert with El DeBarge and Stokley, Turning 60, Her Lasting Career and More!

Some musical voices are distinctively recognizable. Their voices majestically pull you into a timeless trance that melodically leaves your soul captivated and emotionally hypnotized. Good music will put a tingle in your spine; great music will cause a euphonious eruption of emotions and feelings, that on the first lyrical note, has you hooked and wanting…

Southern Laced Interview with R&B and Neo-Soul Recording Artist Urban Mystic

Ghetto Revelations, an album that included Billboard R&B hit single “Where Were You”, was released almost 13 years ago. This album blessed us with the introduction of R&B and neo-soul recording artist Urban Mystic’s rich and powerful voice. His sophomore album, Ghetto Revelations II, gained a lot of attention as it showcased Urban Mystic’s growth…

Interview: GBoogie talks to Trick Daddy about his controversial IG comments, his duet album with Trina, Jay-Z’s new album 4:44 and how Polo is actually worse than Hilfiger

Southern Laced gave me an opportunity to talk to Miami’s own Trick Daddy Dollars. Now that he’s officially a legend in the rap game, he’s looking forward to new ventures like the new restaurant he’s opening. But that doesn’t mean the music is stopping anytime soon. He’s got a new collaborative album with Trina on…

Southern Laced Interview with Violinist Daniel D.

“Lord, allow others to be drawn to You through the gift and character embedded in me.” – Daniel D. Daniel D., a 27-year-old professional violinist from Charleston, South Carolina, started playing at the young age of 12. With a fan base reaching internationally, the skilled Charleston School of Arts alumni began touring immediately after graduation….