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Kawan “KP The Great” Prather’s multi-hyphenated career in the music business all started with him simply asking questions. The Vine City native hopped on the phone to chat about his storied career in the music business, making protest music, and his next ventures.
“He shaped musicians like Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Prince, and influenced how people dress and how they define themselves today,” says David Kirby, author of Little Richard: The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll. “He dreamed up a world that nobody thought possible.”
With touring and recording largely halted due to the coronavirus outbreak, some of the city's most famous talents are connecting with fans through live battles, performances, and karaoke sessions.
Tomas Holgado has designed and built six guitars made from wood from the former home of the Masquerade, and will make at least three more. He says the wood is covered in stains, scrapes and nail marks, but the imperfections are what carries on the venue’s legacy most.
If you can sing the chorus of "Ms. Jackson," you're washing your hands for 20 seconds, the amount of time the CDC recommends to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other illnesses.
Halsey, Tayla Parx join Taylor Swift for the March Madness Music Festival. Here’s how to get tickets.
Halsey and Tayla Parx will join Taylor Swift for the Capital One JamFest, the April 5 show of the March Madness Music Festival. The show is free, but you'll need to register for tickets on either March 4 or March 5.
In the city's constant compulsion to reinvent itself, it lost an important part of itself instead.
These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on arts, film, music, entertainment, and sports.
In January 2019, Heather Kim held a press conference in Norcross to announce the launch of YMG Entertainment—claiming to be the first K-pop label out of metro Atlanta, home to 51,000 Korean Americans.