Yet another reason to regret not sticking with your music lessons in elementary school.
Solange recently posted an official call on her website for New Orleans-based musicians between 18-35 interested in joining her band. The call asks interested parties to submit a three-minute video demonstrating their skills and is open to vocalists, guitarists and keyboardists.
Having grown up in Texas, the artist has always been supportive of local musicians and filmed many of her videos throughout New Orleans and Louisiana, bringing black southern culture to the forefront her work.
Solange is gearing up to tour for her critically acclaimed album A Seat at the Table.
We're looking forward to seeing who is chosen to join her on tour.
This week, the video game That Dragon, Cancer took home the Games For Impact award at The Game Awards, and the acceptance speech is incredible. If you’re not familiar, the game is based on a family’s real-life story, as they find out their young son has terminal cancer. Prayer, faith and God play a big role in the Green family’s own story and the game itself.
In his acceptance speech, the game’s creator Ryan Green, whose son Joel passed away after his battle with cancer, said,
You let us tell the story of my son Joel. In the end, it was not the story we wanted to tell. But you chose to love us through our grief by being willing to stop, and to listen, and to not turn away. To let my son Joel’s life change you, because you chose to see him and experience how we loved him. And I have hope that we are all willing to see each other, not just for who we want to be, but who we are and who we’re meant to be. This act of love and grace can change the world.
For me, there’s just been this reset of ‘God is bigger and more mysterious and beyond what I understand. But I have hope that since He calls himself Father, He must, in some way, be like how I feel about Joel.
I have to hold on to that tether. I feel like that is a reflection of creation: It’s messy, it’s brutal and it’s full of pain and suffering. And yet, I feel like there must be something really intrinsic about creation in that story. [That’s] the thing I’m wrestling with and trying to understand, but kind of resolving that I won’t understand.