Birmingham, AL Written by Marika N. Johnson (Musically Speaking) Photography by David “Odiwams” Wright There are few bands in the world of R&B music that can stand the test of time and still make your heart thump and get you out of your seats. Tony! … Continue readingRaphael Saadiq revisits Tony! Toni! Toné!
Tink, also known as Trinity Home, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. She gained recognition and made a name for herself in the early 2010s through her music. Her unique style, combining elements of hip-hop and R&B, garnered attention and praise from both fans … Continue readingThanks 4 Everything Tour: Tink and Friends
November 4, 2022 Written and photographed by Marika N. Johnson www.instagram.com/mnj_studios The Millennium Tour is still in existence after its beginnings in 2020. Proving that nostalgia wins the day as the 10 act show makes a stop at the BJCC’s Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL. … Continue readingThe Millennium Tour: Turned Up!
Written + Photographed by Marika N. Johnson MusicallySpeaking I had the incredible opportunity to attend Lil Uzi Vert’s Pink Tape Tour concert, and I can confidently say that it was a mesmerizing and unforgettable experience. Lil Uzi Vert, the Philadelphia-born rapper and very influential artist on the … Continue readingPink Tape Tour 2023-dont miss!
Written and Photographed by Marika N. Johnson Birmingham already in an electrified state as the 2023 Magic City Classic draws near turned up even further as rap sensation TI graced the city with his presence for the premiere of his highly-anticipated movie, ‘da “Partments.’ This … Continue readingTI Premieres Movie in Birmingham
Fantasia, the powerhouse American Idol winner turned R&B sensation, delivers a live concert experience that is nothing short of electrifying. Known for her incredible vocal range, raw emotion, and captivating stage presence, Fantasia’s live performances are a testament to her exceptional talent and deep connection … Continue readingFantasia + Joe
The Summer Rewind Kickoff Concert at the Orion Amphitheater in Huntsville, AL featuring Ja Rule and Ashanti recently took fans on a trip down memory lane, transporting them to an era of chart-topping hits and unforgettable moments. As two iconic figures in early 2000s hip-hop … Continue readingJaRule and Ashanti: Huntsville, AL
Written and Photographed by Marika N. Johnson (instagram.com/mnj_studios) Saturday evening a sold out crowd at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium gathered for an unforgettable pre-Mother’s Day event. Excitement filled the air as people from all ages came together to experience a night of gospel greats such as … Continue readingMother’s Day Gospel Event
Glorilla makes her first return appearance to Alabama as a signed artist to YoGotti’s label, CMG Records. Last year, she was an underground artist making her way around the club scene visiting small venues such as Birmingham’s The Onyx in July of 2022. After “Lets … Continue readingGlorilla in Huntsville, Alabama
Written + photographed by Marika N. Johnson www.instagram.com/mnj_studios The atmosphere was electric at the Jxdn concert Saturday night, with a sea of young fans eagerly awaiting the arrival of the social media sensation. The singer, who rose to fame on TikTok with his catchy pop-punk … Continue readingJXDN | Social Media Star Shines at IronCity Birmingham
This past Saturday evening (03/11) brought out all the nostalgic feelings as hundreds stood in line at the BJCC’s Legacy Arena to vibe to the sounds of R&B greats on the Birmingham stop of the Legacy Tour. Tank hits the stage first, crooning classics and … Continue readingThe Legacy Tour: Birmingham, AL