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#Get Grown: Joe Sample Feat. Michael Franks: “Leading Me Back To You”

Posted on May 27th, 2015 by

Get Grown.

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.

#NewMusic: Nicolay – “The Brightest Star/Afterglow”

Posted on May 25th, 2015 by

#Growns you already know what it is right here… press play and check out the details below about the upcoming release.

“City Lights Vol. 3: Soweto” is the upcoming solo release by Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist/producer Nicolay of independent soul duo The Foreign Exchange. “Soweto” is an ode to the South African township and it’s neighboring city of Johannesburg, the site of The Foreign Exchange’s triumphant South African debut performance in 2014. The 10-song set features contributions by Phonte, Carmen Rodgers and Tamisha Waden. “City Lights Vol. 3: Soweto” drops 6/9/15 on +FE Music.

About Ivan Orr

Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.

#Get Grown: Phil Perry: “Forever”

Posted on May 25th, 2015 by

Get Grown.

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.

#Get Grown: Patti LaBelle: “Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)”

Posted on May 24th, 2015 by

Happy Birthday Miss Patti!

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.

New Music: Maysa Feat Phil Perry: “Last Chance For Love”

Posted on May 24th, 2015 by

Check out “Last Chance For Love” by Maysa featuring Phil Perry. Smooth as silk. “Last Chance For Love” is from Maysa’s new album Back 2 Love.

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.

#NewMusic: Rissi Palmer – “Sweet Sweet Lovin”

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by

Some great audio goodness for you #Growns to get your weekend started right. This song is perfect for the ride to anywhere and we’re glad that someone was cool enough to put us on to the music of Rissi Palmer. Rissi is getting ready to drop a 5-song EP, The Back Porch Sessions on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, with pre-sales available now on iTunes here. We’re looking forward to hearing more from this artist who is blending all her musical influences — from country to soul and R&B in a very real and musically exciting way.

About Ivan Orr

Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.

#GetGrown: Jazmine Sullivan – “Let It Burn”

Posted on May 21st, 2015 by

In true Jazzy style a 2015 offering over top of a familiar 90’s chord progression. A nod to bridging the gap for sure.

About Ivan Orr

Ivan Orr is a musician/social critic whose creative output runs the gamut from provocative to entertaining. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music(Jazz Studies Emphasis) with a minor in African American Studies. During the 1990’s and early 2000’s Ivan was involved with The Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA.

You Make The Call: Jamie Foxx Feat. Chris Brown: “You Changed Me”

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by

What sayeth the Grown Folks about this new song from Jamie Foxx featuring Chris Brown? Can you dig it? Is it “grown” enough? You make the call. “You Changed Me” is from Foxx’s new album: Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses.

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.