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We're on a mission to make Soul Music relevant again. One Band, One Group, One Singer at a time! We interview some the world's most talented artistsmusicians. The podcast are funny, insightful and entertaining.

We're on a mission to make Soul Music relevant again. One Band, One Group, One Singer at a time! We interview some the world's most talented artistsmusicians. The podcast are funny, insightful and entertaining.


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We're on a mission to make Soul Music relevant again. One Band, One Group, One Singer at a time! We interview some the world's most talented artistsmusicians. The podcast are funny, insightful and entertaining.






Episode #64 - Getting to know Manchester England Singer/Songwriter Medy Lema

Belgian born and UK based artist. Medy's music career started officially in 2013 with an appearance at the BRIT Awards alongside Conor Maynard. He also auditioned for X Factor UK series in 2016 and also worked behind the following artists including, Lisa Stansfield, Stormzy, IAMDDB, Olly Alexander (Years & Years lead singer), etc. After a one year hiatus, Medy is back with a new album titled 'Uncensored' including its first single 'Say To Me' and follow-up single 'Go (Let Me Live) featuring...


Episode # 63 - Getting to Know Singer/Songwriter/Animator Foxfrd

Now Los Angeles-based, Foxfrd got his musical chops during the time he spent in Memphis, TN. Having been a lead animator in the video game industry for many years, he brings a unique approach to storytelling through visual art and it’s no mystery that “Oni” pairs perfectly with the impressive visual landscape the he’s created. Having worked for notable gaming studio The Game Band, where he helped create the Apple award winning game “Where Cards Fall”, Foxfrd’s experience has received...


Episode # 62 - Getting to Know Singer/Songwriter/Business Woman Ms. Robbie

Robbie Montgomery affectionately known as Ms. Robbie has had an extraordinary life. She is noted for being one of the original Ikettes in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue in the 1960’s. After her tenure as an Ikette, she was a member of the Mirettes, and then became a “Night Tripper” for Dr. John. In the 1970’s, Montgomery was a backing vocalist for acts such as Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand, the Rolling Stones, and Joe Cocker. She later created the Sweetie Pie’s franchise, and starred in the...


Episode # 61 - A Conversation with Tito Jackson and After 7

Tito says this is the album he always wanted to make. Heavy influence by the blues, Mr. Jackson pulls it off. Tito Jackson's brand new blues album UNDER YOUR SPELL features collaborations with an array of superlative special guests, including soul legend Stevie Wonder, jazz legend George Benson, rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Grady Champion, brother Marlon Jackson, Claudette King, The O'Jay's Eddie Levert, Kenny Neal, Steven Powell and Bobby Rush, who all add their special talents to the...


Episode # 60 - Getting to know American Idol Singer/Songwriter Christina Jones

Christina Jones is an aspiring musical theater artist, musician, and voice actress studying musical theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, with a specialization in songwriting. She has been singing ever since she was a little girl, starting in school and church working her way up to bigger performances as he years went by. She has participated and competed in both local and national competitions, such as the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition (winner in 2017), American Idol (season 13),...


Episode # 59 - Getting to Know Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Alvin Garrett

To describe or define Alvin Garrett with a singular title may be a near impossible task. However, after getting to know him, one would have to agree that he is certainly a Pioneer of Inspirational Soul. This Alabama-born-and-raised preacher’s son, has woven over twenty years of diverse experience in the entertainment industry with the common thread of hope and inspiration. Whether its R&B, Gospel, Pop, or Jazz, you will recognize Garrett’s inspirational fingerprint in all his music and...


Episode # 58 - Getting to Know New York Based Singer/Songwriter/Author Melissa Jones

Join my conversation with Melissa Jones. Melissa Jones’s musical style and cadence is reminiscent of improvised jazz with an eclectic fusion of neo-soul, hip-hop and r&b. As a singer-songwriter and producer, Melissa channels her energy through free-form scatting and melodic rhythms. Melissa has collaborated with a multitude of musicians and artists and was the former lead singer of soul band No Lovely Thing, a genre-bending 7 piece band that combined a mixture of neo-soul, blues, funk, and...


Episode # 57 - Getting to know Canadian Singer/Songwriter Nuela Charles

Join my conversation with Nuela Charles. The 3x JUNO-Award nominated Nuela Charles is an alternative/soul singer-songwriter known for her soulful vocals and captivating stage presence, solidifying herself as a Canadian music staple. Born in Kenya, raised in Switzerland, Canada and the Bahamas before settling in Canada, Charles' music is infused with her multicultural upbringing, giving a fresh and diverse flare to her sound. Accompanying her latest single "Space," is the addition of "Nerve"...


Episode # 56 Getting to Know Atlanta Based Singer/Songwriter Skyler Reed

Join my conversation with Skyler Reed. A lady of sophistication and musicianship, Skyler Reed, was born a singer. She is a classically trained R&B/Soul artist based in ATL. Her heart desires to perform, and the stage has become her home. Since her time in ATL she has established her music lessons business, Skyler's Music Studio, LLC, and has performed frequently around the city. She hopes to inspire and uplift through the words and melodies of her songs. Skyler grew up surrounded by music....


Episode # 55 - Getting to Know Hawaiian Born Singer/Songwriter Sierra Blax

Join my conversation with Sierra Blax. Born and raised on the island of Kaua'i, Sierra is an artist that brings a fresh taste of soul, chill-pop & R&B to her music. Being raised on the islands, you'll find from time to time, Sierra uses her landscape of palm trees and ocean breezes as inspiration for her lyrics and melodies that gives the ear this elated feeling. It is no surprise that she grew up honing her craft through weekly singing lessons with local voice teacher, Debbi Scarpell. It...


Episode # 54 - Getting to Know Greece Born Singer/Songwriter IToya

Check out my conversation with Itoya. She was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece by Nigerian parents. Her powerful stage presence and soulful voice aligned with her captivating dance moves made the audience to connect with her at every concert. Love Itoya started writing and composing her songs at the age of 13 from there she began to explore her talent. She has worked with local artists such as Dispero, Dwdekato Pithiko and was a frontwoman for 3 years in the band Souled Out. In 2015...


Episode #53 - Getting to Know R&B Group RUFF ENDZ

Check out my interview with chart-topping R&B duo RUFF ENDZ. They are back with a new album called 'Rebirth'. The song world premiered exclusively on The catchy mid-tempo song was written and produced by David Chance and co-written by Dante Jordan. "The inspiration behind "Be The One" is based on our own experiences and the experiences of most people I know," mentions David. "When a man has finally found the one lady that he feels is his soulmate or his ride or die, he is...


Getting to Know Italian Born Singer/Songwriter/dejay Erri

Check out my conversation with singer/songwriter/dejay Erri. On 3rd February I released my new single “Walking in My Mind” featuring Carolina, a famous songwriter in my hometown Brescia (Italy). Walking in My Mind is the title of my second single, self-produced , which includes the participation of Carolina as a featuring voice. The track describes a walk, which is taking place in the crossroads of our mind. Everyday we walk along the roads of our remembrances it is up to us to decide which...


Getting to Know New York Based Singer/Songwriter SHOLA

Jamaican American Artist who NBC News describes “traverses cultures with a special kind of versatility that comes from being a citizen of the world.” Her debut album Lost Myself (Hot Casa Records, 2016) a collaboration with French Jazz pianist, Florian Pellissier is a musical voyage that blends New York’s hard-bop aesthetics and reggae- inspired elements with modern jazz for a fresh spin on classics and original compositions. Since then, Shola has performed to sold-out crowds at one of...


Episode # 50 - Getting to Know Los Angeles Based Singer/Songwriter Darrin Banks

Join my conversation with Darrin Banks. Like many contemporary R&B artist, he started singing in his church choir at the age of 7. It was there he realized the overwhelming power of music and its capacity to emotionally affect the audience and performer alike. Banks continued singing throughout grade school and began taking private singing and piano lessons to hone his craft. During those formative years, he was fortunate to work professionally (acting, singing and dancing) in musicals and...


Episode # 49 - Getting to Know Detroit Born Singer/Songwriter J.Brown

Join my conversation with J. Brown. We discuss his upbringing, moving from Detroit to California, his mother signing with Motown back in the day, his latest single 'Vibe' and much more. Figuratively set to the rhythmic pace of its infamous, steady-grinding automobile factories, while its streets are legendary and well-known the world over for the hyper-creative and musically fertile atmosphere that gave birth to Motown, Detroit continues to be a music capital of feel-good, contemporary music...


Episode # 48 - Getting to Know Detroit Based Singer/Songwriter Kalysta

Hailing from Detroit, Kalysta is a twenty-one-year-old songstress that found her inspiration somewhere between the deep grooves of 'Motown' era Funk and Soul, the elegant class of the 'Big Band' era, and the passionate energy of Latin Pop; all those flavors delivered through her take on contemporary R&B, and a voice that can't be contained. Her skills at the microphone recently won her awards for Best Jazz Vocalist at the Alma Jazz Festival and 2020 Great Lakes Bay Region Review Music...


Episode # 47 - Getting to Know Detroit Based Singer/Songwriter Laura Rain

Join my conversation with Laura Rain. Laura is a member of Laura Rain and the Caesars. A tough, hard-working American city is reinventing itself as a vibrant incubator of ideas and creation. Back from decades of neglect, Detroit has returned to the forefront on the world stage. Adventurers, investors, artists, and young entrepreneurs are flocking to the Motor City, bringing with them energy, creativity and innovation. The city and its people are inspired again. Laura Rain is a product of...


Episode # 46 - Getting to Know 3-Time Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Ryan Shaw

Join my conversation with 3-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ryan Shaw. We discuss his upbringing in Georgia, acting and touring in Tyler Perry's stage play 'I Know I've Been Changed', and his new album 'Imagining Marvin' a tribute to Marvin Gaye. He has shared the world stage with such artists as Van Halen, Bonnie Raitt, John Legend, B.B. King and Jill Scott. His music has been featured on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance and ABC’s Dancing with The Stars, Grey’s Anatomy, and Lincoln...


Episode # 45 - Getting to Know Atlanta Based Singer/Songwriter Somalia

Join my conversation with Somalia. She's an R&B singer and songwriter based in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Jersey City, New Jersey but raised in Lithonia, Georgia, she grew up listening to a wide range of artists. She ultimately fell in love with the harmonious melodies of R&B music. Singing since the age of 10, Somalia truly comes alive on stage. Voted “Most likely to be famous” in her senior class, she actively trained at being a better performer by acting in plays, musicals,...