The_Midnighters_Twist

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Norman Thrasher in Danger of Losing Extensive Music Memorabilia Collection

We recently learned about Norman Thrasher, former member of Hank Ballard and The Midnighters, manager for the legendary Spinners in the '80s and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Mr. Thrasher faces eviction from his home of over 30 years on February 28 and his large collection of music memorabilia is in jeopardy of being lost.

Ayanna_Gregory

GFM Spotlight Interview: Ayanna Gregory Talks Artistry & the Legacy of Activism

Grown Folks Music spoke with artist and activist Ayanna Gregory. We talked about her music and theatrical artistry-- specifically her one-woman play about the children of the civil rights movement called Daughter of the Struggle-- and how the legacy of her father, Dick Gregory, informs her journey forward. Read and enjoy.