My childhood sounds like books on tape during my mother’s sorority meetings, the Tom Joyner Morning Show on the way to school, and a cassette tape collection that, looking back, just don't make no sense. So I made The TJones Tapes, a list of songs inspired by the music my mother listens to, the movies she watches, and the cassette tape collection that never failed us.
We’re mourning the loss of you and you’re still in the land of the living. We’re mourning what you meant to us and who you were to us, and wondering if we ever really knew you in the first place. We should have never put you on that pedestal. People are never prepared to handle it well when our icons fall off of them.
The SOULcase isn’t just another showcase. It’s an intimate listening session that doesn’t put on any airs or pretend to be anything except a good time, with good drinks, and good people. It’s a space for the urban sophisticate whose musical palette is sultry enough to pair musical vibes with something brown and on the rocks. The easy-going music connoisseur moved more by quality sounds and ambiance than they are by smoke and mirrors.
It’s a chance for music lovers to connect to artists in ways that have yet to be seen in Dallas.
During the month of March, and the rest of your natural-born life, really, open your eyes to the black women around you and those in our history history as well. Take an interest in who she is, how she feels, what makes her operate and what she has overcome, and maybe you can be a part of the greatness that she is and the greatness that is waiting on her.