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
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
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
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
Leave it to Orchestra Noir to bring the people out to downtown Birmingham’s Alabama Theatre on a bitterly cold Friday evening. Even though the orchestra is only in its seventh year, it has been electrifying audiences nationwide. Because of such aptitude, filling the capacity of … Continue readingORCHESTRA NOIR: Y2K meets 90’s Vibe
Birmingham, Alabama As temperatures began to drop in Birmingham, it was the ladies of The Good Morning Gorgeous Tour that brought the legendary vocal heat to a throng of sequined thigh-high booted, well-dressed women and equally fashionable gentlemen. The filled to capacity Legacy Arena hosted … Continue readingConcert Review: The Good Morning Gorgeous Tour