621 Gallery 23rd Annual Art Auction

By: Kaiyah Clarke To prepare and present an art auction like Tallahassee’s own 621 Gallery is exemplary in the matter. The 621 Gallery art auction ran from Oct. 6 until Oct. 20, resulting in a month-long event. The cleverly named “Art Oct/tion” is considered the year’s most important fundraiser for 621 Gallery. The auction included […]

Goldlink to bring his ‘Crew’ To Tallahassee

By Chelsea Nettai Hip-Hop music artists Goldlink & EARTHGANG are coming to set the stage ablaze at Potbelly’s October 29th, 2017 in Tallahassee, FL as a part of Goldlink’s “At What Cost” tour. The tour openers include not only EARTHGANG but rapper Masego as well. Each artist will open up the shows on different dates. […]

Fight the Power: A Q&A with Kevin Powell on the 2017 Grammys

Words by: Angelique Fullwood “You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.” –Nina Simone “Resist! Resist! Resist!” –Q-Tip —————————————————————————————————————————– Millennial students, who are increasingly becoming more outspoken, make up a generation of youth and young adults who lived their entire lives impacted by Hip Hop culture. […]

The Grammy Guide: A Closer Look At Four Grammy Nominated R&B Artists

Words by: Nathan Vinson Although the year of 2016 was riddled with heightened racial tensions, devastating celebrity deaths, and unprecedented presidential antics, the music industry easily became the beacon of light needed to make it through. Last year, we saw pop mainstays like Drake and Rihanna put out their biggest and arguably best albums to […]

Love & Lyrics: A Valentine’s Day Playlist

For Journey’s 2017 Love & Relationship issue, Online Editor Nathan Vinson (@TheGreatIsNate) has curated just the right mix of tunes for you. Whether you’re feeling like love in the 90s or asking your bae to drop their location so you can come through, there’s a song on this playlist for everyone. Check out our Spotify […]

Fall in Love with Childish Gambino’s “Me and Your Mama”

  Words by: L’oreal Major Childish Gambino is looking to top the charts with his new album Awaken, My Love. Here’s what can be expected when you hear his latest single, a groovy love song titled Me and Your Mama. If you have Andre 3000, Kid Cudi or Frank Ocean somewhere in your daily routine of music, […]

Florida A&M’s Essential Theatre Puts a Spotlight on Quirky Musical Dark Legends in Blood

Words By: Kaiyah Clarke    In this original musical written and directed by Maurice Kitchen, Dark Legends in Blood portrays some of the most prominent African-American artists of the 40’s and 50’s:  Louie Jordan (LaRonz Wells), Lena Horne (Deanne Williams), Etta James (Dee Selmore) and Billie Holiday (Lilita Forbes) arrive for one unique evening together. […]

Tallahassee Gem Bradfordville Blues Club in a Crisis

Words By: Jon-Michael Francis Hidden on the north side of Tallahassee, tucked away in the red clay hills and covered by majestic oak trees, lies one of Tallahassee’s most hidden gems: The Bradfordville Blues Club. Offering an experience unlike any other, people have flocked here for years to see the best in live blues music, […]

FAMU Alumni Spearheads Web Series on HBCU Graduates Succeeding in New York City

Words By: Alexis Lockhart Executive producer and Florida A&M University alumnus Randolph Sturrup and NBC’s Al Roker have created the hit web series known as “The Graduates NYC” which airs every Saturday on ASPiRE television. The web series portrays six historically black college or university (HBCU) graduates as aspiring artists, moguls, entrepreneurs and executives being successful […]

Many Rivers To Cross Festival Does Activism with a Twist

Words By: Chantal Gainous Legendary actor Harry Belafonte conjoined his social justice organization, Sankofa, and countless celebrities including activist Angela Davis, rapper Common, R&B star John Legend, activist and correspondent Van Jones, and many others to put on the inaugural Many Rivers to Cross Music Festival. “This is the Woodstock for black activism,” Van Jones, […]