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Sound Check: Gerald Alston—Putting the Soul in ‘True Gospel’

Mention the name Gerald Alston and you immediately think of soul drenched with gospel undertones. The lead singer of the legendary Grammy Award-winning R&B group The Manhattans has returned to his roots and released his first gospel project, True Gospel, […]

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Sound Check: Tony Terry

You can’t mention some of the greatest R&B love songs without mentioning R&B crooner Tony Terry’s wedding anthem hit “(When I’m) With


Sound Check: Brave Williams—Brave & Fearless

Bravery is a badge of honor, and singer/songwriter Brave Williams is wearing it well. After many years of roadblocks thrown


Sound Check: Rhonda Thomas

This has certainly been the year for feel-good music, from the soulful jam sessions of D’Angelo’s Black Messiah to the cinematic-like sociopolitical


Sound Check: Friendly Womack Jr.—Coming Full Circle After Lookin’ For a Love

Along the gospel highway in the 1950s through the early 1960s, the gospel greats known as The Soul Stirrers sparked a movement


Sound Check: Case: Opening ‘Heaven’s Door’ to New Music

From “Touch Me, Tease Me” to “Happily Ever After,” R&B singer Case has laid down the foundation and soundtrack for many of


Sound Check: Elhae

Upon the intro of “Halfway Love,” the coating of the slowed-down sample of “Rock With You” calls for a warm embrace that


Sound Check: three5human

One thing I never anticipated in Atlanta is discovering how much of a transplant city it has become, given its history in black

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Sound Check: MoZaic

Strong vocalism and live instrumentation will never die. Don’t you just love going to a live show to hear singers belt it out


Sound Check: Nino Augustine and the OPE Band

Let’s face it. Atlanta has a strong arts renaissance with a slew of artists waiting for the next opportunity to blow up.  And

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