Gboogie talks to Ray Kincaid about Artistic Depression

I was recently introduced to the music of hip-hop artist Ray Kincaid and he’s definitely dope. Some of his music is sprinkled with a distinct 90’s vibe (my favorite era) and his love for music and the creative process shines through on his newest effort. Touching on the often taboo and misunderstood subject of depression…

3 Hip-Hop Songs that Sampled Patti LaBelle’s Music

Today is Patti LaBelle’s 72nd birthday! To celebrate the diva’s birthday, I’ve compiled three hip-hop songs that sampled her music that are worth giving another listen. 1. Nelly ft Kelly Rowland – Dilemma – This classic song featured a sample from her classic “Love Need and Want You ” and was released in 2002. In…

Jake Wilbourne’s Bryson Tiller Exchange Cover and More

Name: Jake Wilbourne Occupation: Cashier / Recording Artist Location: Forest, Mississippi When did you first start singing? Really not long after I first learned to talk, but I started taking it seriously and getting better by the age of eleven. What did your family do to encourage you? Well, moms always supported through anything I…

Kelly Stone talks to Lamorris Williams about Mississippi Motown

Name: Lamorris Williams Occupation: Soul/R&B Singer Location: Jackson, Mississippi Q: How did you get started in the music industry? LM: I was born into it. That’s all I ever knew. I was always around it because of my dad, who is a part of The Williams Brothers.   Q: You’ve had the opportunity to be a…

5 Songs I’m Addicted To: When The Lyrics Catch Your Attention Before the Tune

Sunday Candy – Donnie Trumpet & Social Experiment 2. Hold Me – Janine And The Mixtape 3. One Call Away – Charlie Puth 4. Worth It – Young Thug 5. Smile – Yo Gotti …by Sade’ Kelly aka pettyblvd DISCLAIMER: No copyright intended. All songs listed are available for download on iTunes. PHOTO CREDIT: ELITE IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY

Southern Laced Love Songs Playlist

Southern Laced… Grassroots romance laced with a southern drawl. I could not imagine life without music. Love songs play a huge role in my writing. It helps me get in tune with the emotions of my characters. Because of this, I decided to share the love by composing a list of the top ten songs…