Tag - African American Culture
Lou CharLe$ is already a top name in the regional hip-hop scene, and he shows no sign of stopping. Last year, he helped curate the Fort Worth Hip-Hop Happy Hour as part of the annual SXSW music and film festival. The wordsmith regularly drops new singles when he isn’t hosting What’s the Word? on 97.5 KFTW The Pirate Radio.
Fort Worth has a history of producing world-class jazz musicians. Now, a new crop of jazzbos and torch singers continues to build on the legacy of T Bone Burnett, Dewey Redman, Ronald Shannon Jackson and Ornette Coleman, among others. For a first-hand perspective on our fair city’s relationship
Jazz has a singularly unique history. On one hand, it has influenced nearly every American music genre that followed it. But on the other, it remains an underrepresented art form in the public’s eye. Fort Worth’s jazz roots run deep and continue to be part of this city’s culture thanks to these