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New Releases: Eryn Allen Kane: Aviary: Act II

Posted on February 7th, 2016 by

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When Aviary: Act I was released in Fall 2015, Grown Folks Music caught up with the young queen and vocal powerhouse Eryn Allen Kane. Check out our interview here. Now Kane has released Aviary: Act II, with the socially- conscientious song “How Many Times” as the lead single. Aviary: Act II is now available at Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, and Soundcloud. Stream the full release now: https://soundcloud.com/erynallenkane/sets/aviary-act-ii/s-Q9nNp

Look for Eryn Allen Kane on her mini US tour:

February 19th – Chicago, IL – City Winery Release Show (Sold Out!)
March 1st – New York, City – Rockwood Music Hall
March 3rd – Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy
March 6th – Okeechobee, FL – Okeechobee Music Festival
March 8th – Atlanta, GA – Smith’s Olde Bar
March 9th – Nashville, TN – The Stone Fox
March 15th-20th – Austin, TX – SXSW showcases TBA

Connect with Eryn Allen Kane:
http://erynallenkanemusic.com
https://twitter.com/ErynAllenKane
https://www.facebook.com/erynallenkane
https://instagram.com/erynallenkane
https://www.youtube.com/user/eakoehn

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.

Grammy Nominated 2016: Brian Courtney Wilson

Posted on February 7th, 2016 by

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Grown Folks Music spoke with Brian Courtney Wilson shortly before the release his album Worth Fighting For in early 2015. Watch the interview below. Since that time, Brian Courtney Wilson has won a Dove Award for the album and now the title track is nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song. Congratulations Brian!

Listen to “Worth Fighting For”

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.

In Memoriam: Maurice White (1941-2016)

Posted on February 6th, 2016 by

What can one say? For many of us the loss of Maurice White is very personal even if we were never able to meet in person. Why? Well, I know for me Maurice White – Earth, Wind and Fire were some of my first musical friends. Read the rest of this entry »

The 30 Day Challenge

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by

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If you have a spare hour this weekend I highly suggest you check out this interview with Todd Rundgren. These are the type of flash point experiences that I know will prove to be more than helpful in my quest to get back on the road to loving the muse again. There are some great vegetables contained herein.

Jodeci Fridays: Jodeci: “S-More”

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by

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It’s Jodeci Fridays Y’all!

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.

Grammy Nominated 2016: Alabama Shakes

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by

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Alabama Shakes, with its force of nature lead singer Brittany Howard, is nominated for Grammy awards for its album Sound & Colorin the Album of the Year and Best Alternative Music Album categories. Congrats Alabama Shakes! Get into it. Check out “Don’t Wanna Fight”.

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.

Visuals: Tweet: “Magic”

Posted on February 4th, 2016 by

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Tweet is sounding heavenly and looking divine. Check out and enjoy the visuals for her new single “Magic”, from her new album Charlene, set for release on February 26.

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.

Grammy Nominated 2016: Faith Evans

Posted on February 4th, 2016 by

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Faith Evans is nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category for the single “He Is”, from her 2014 album, Incomparable. Twenty years later, the “First Lady” is still going strong. Congratulations Faith.

Listen to “He Is”

About DJKKC

Kimberly Kennedy Charles (DJKKC) is trying to navigate life (in a minivan, no less) as a wife, mother, caregiver to Grandmother and writer in the 'burbs of Atlanta.