Originally posted 11/12/2010

This is a must hear interview for any fan of great music. GFM is proud to bring you Pt.1 of our two-part interview with JoJo McDuffie the former lead singer of The Mary Jane Girls. In Pt. 1 we discuss JoJo’s new album Slightly Dangerous her beginnings in Buffalo, the fateful meeting with Rick James, the real deal behind The Mary Jane Girls and more!

Special thank you to Robert Funderburg for putting this interview together.

JoJo McDuffie Interview by GrownFolksMusic

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.