Recently, I had an opportunity to chat it up with one of my favorite artists, singer Lalah Hathaway about one of her recent song, "Little Ghetto Boy" from her latest album "Lalah Hathaway Live" and what message she and the song have for all of us.
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The Grammy Award-winning vocalist on performing her father's 1972 track "Little Ghetto Boy."
Women's History Month drew to a close -- or should we say a crescendo -- this past week, with two special events where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the "F" word: feminism.
With the 57th annual Grammys honoring the best in music on Sunday Feb. 8, numerous parties and events were held around Los Angeles leading up to the big night at the Staples Center.
Street Corner Renaissance (SCR) is a five man a Capella group from Los Angeles who won season 4 of NBC's "The Sing Off."
I've been keeping my head above those waves for six decades now, learning all the strokes and how to float, too, now and then. So when adversity rears its ugly head, I just take a deep breath...and sing the life song I've learned almost as masterfully, as Lalah Hathaway sang hers.
There are no two ways to splice this story; Lalah Hathaway is, quite simply put, the truth. In a career spanning 25 years she has created some of the most exquisite, sinuous music committed to record.
"I'm the same guy underneath whether I'm producing or writing or composing. Whatever I'm doing, it's still all music and it's still all me. I feel the same way with regards to styles of music."
Where It All Begins, her sixth solo album (and her second for the recently revived classic soul label, Stax), pushes the artist ahead on her creative journey, sometimes with mixed results.