June 28th 2015 in Toronto ON at The Mod Club, Jon Bellion, The Beautiful Mind team, with opener DJ Rhêtorík, sent me into a state of unrealistic joy. Waving my arms in the air, jumping up and down, glistening in my own sweat and tears of joy, I sang every lyric and hummed every note, […]Read more "Toronto // The Definition Tour // Casa Loma"
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the creator/inventor of Rock and Roll. I know there are many disputes that Chuck Berry, and/or Little Richard were the actual creators (all black individuals), but, Sister Tharpe predates both of those men. Two of Tharpe’s hit songs were released around 1944-45 when Chuck Berry was both incarcerated and still a high […]Read more "A Black Woman Invented Rock And Roll #BlackHistoryMonth"