May your birthday and every day be filled with the warmth of sunshine, the happiness of smiles, the sounds of laughter, the feeling of love and the sharing of good cheer.
Happy birthday Ebony, i no Hump going to do it big for you.
Purple has long been known as the color representing “Royalty”. It’s only right New Orleans’ powerhouse lyricist Jimi Clever make it the theme color in the visuals to his new song “Dear Jimi”.
If you aren’t already familiar with Jimi Clever, you will most definitely want to acquaint yourself with this special soul. He is a talented lyricist, arranger and producer, not to mention his skills with the camera. But there is so many layers to Jimi that the world is yet to explore – from his amazing bartending skills to the stellar example he sets of a single father. He is the real deal and we want to make sure he continues to make his mark on the world.
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I was simply perusing the internet when I happened upon a viral thread that almost sent me in! The video I am referring to shows two women whom I now know are sisters singing and praising God as one is styling the hair of the woman recording. I’ve come to find that the spontaneous praise was in celebration of a birthday and praise is just what they do, and do it well.
It is written to lift every voice and make a joyful noise unto the Lord… well these sisters have taken that and made quite a stir on social media. Sisters, Ashleey and Chelsey Barnes have been singing since the ages of 4 and 6 and they don’t have any desire to venture outside of the sacred content into the secular world either. Ashleey, a cosmetologist and Chelsey an assistant teacher in their hometown of Grenada, Mississippi are both members of the choir where Chelsey is also ministry leader. Their home church Mt. Olive Pentecostal Holiness sounds just like the right pace to hone in on the gifting of God and use them to Glorify His name.
If you haven’t heard these young women LIFT HIM UP, here is a sample!
These young women have a sweet spirit about themselves and their mother, Pauline Mays stated to me, ” I saw the gift the God planted in them… it was raw and I kept them in church.” Chelsey says, ” I will stick with what I know” and Ashleey says, ” I have a heart for gospel!” They both have favorites in the gospel industry that includes The Clark Sisters, Leandria Johnson, and Kiera Sheard. But if you ask me, I’m sure they could hold their own next to any considered powerhouses.
As I chatted with these young ladies I was thankful that they are very family oriented, head strong in the word, familiar with their talents and humble about it all. And as for the young woman getting her hair done in that video,cousin Amber Johnson, thank you for sharing the anointing which has gone viral!!!
If you’d like to hear more from Ashleey and Chelsey or to book them for your next church event please contact them at BOOKINGBARNESSISTERS@YAHOO.COM
You can also follow them on social media and catch them live on Facebook for a treat every single time, it’ll surely bless you as it’s done ever since to The Algiers Diamond.
Singer Tory Lanez should be more careful living life in the fast lane. The star was busted for having a gun and weed in his car in Florida.
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As promised, The Heat Magazine brings the highly anticipated mixtape “Word On The Street-The Prequel” by the internationally renowned Brass-A-Holics. The national release date is March 27 and we are fortunate enough to be the first to feature Word On The Street for our readers and faithful Brass-A-Holics.
Enjoy this energy filled eclectic music release by the Brass-A-Holics.
🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 The Brass-A-Holics delivered the Heat as expected.
See the Brass-A-Holics live at the following venues:
March 27 New Orleans @ The Blue Nile
March 30 Washington DC @ The Hamilton
March 31 Philadelphia @ The Ardmore
April 6 New Orleans @ The French Quarter Festival
Follow The Brass-A-Holics on Twitter and Instagram @BrassAHolics
The Heat Magazine was able to get a listen and early live performance of “24” in the streets of New Orleans by the UTP recording artist a few weeks ago.
However, UTP Skip has a sense of humor and sometimes you can’t take him literally. The homie said he was releasing a mixtape with featureless artwork meaning without face or eyebrows.
Skip kept his word and rekindled the streets with a super dope project laced with BlaqnMild production.
01 – 24 Intro
02 – No Features
03 – Bubble Head
04 – Movie
05 – Drip
06 – Perks And Zans
07 – No Features Skit
08 – 24 Radio
Be sure to catch the 24 wordplay as well as the hit Perks and Zans. It didn’t take long for that one to take off. UTP Skip transcended while maintaining his lively aura and street demeanor. The Heat Magazine wanted our readers to be in the know. Utp Skip is definitely a lyricist and No Features is an understatement related to this body of work. At the end of the day, it contains good music and lyrics and that’s the iconic feature music needs today.
Follow UTP Skip on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Order his new CD online or catch the bubble in the streets at Chicken and Watermelon on 3400 South Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans.
Some may call it fusion; others may call it synthesis. The internationally renowned Brass-A-Holics, natives from the birthplace of jazz, call it a language being spoken between music colleagues. This language they are referring to manifests within their musical compositions on stage and recordings.
As a follow up to their debut album, “I Am A Brass-A-Holic”, Heat Magazine readers and faithful fans are soon to hear “Word On The Street-The Prequel”, an intriguing mixtape that serves as a precursor to their highly-anticipated upcoming album. Both the mixtape and album were recorded live in New Orleans. The Heat Magazine just received the tracklist artwork for the mixtape which is scheduled to be released as early as March 27, 2017. On March 30th, the Brass-A-Holics will be performing in Washington, DC at the Hamilton. Then, they will perform at the Ardmore in Philadelphia on March 31.
As always, we wanted to share good vibes with our readers and Brass-A-Holics aficionados. “Word On The Street-The Prequel” will be available on most digital mixtape sites and reputable blogs.
The Heat Magazine: Why do a mixtape?
The Brass-A-Holics: We wanted our fans to have a tangible body of work that captures what we do best and that’s playing great music live on stage. Our audience loves the music we play that touches on various genres.
As a result, The Brass-A-Holics have created a phenomenal blend of well known songs but it is the manner in which they perform these melodic masterpieces that makes it unique.
“It’s not a whole lot a band can do with limited instrumentation when it comes to playing certain songs but our band has been able to produce a mixtape without restriction. We have guitarists, keyboardist, percussionist, and horns to assure our goals musically,” said Brass-A-Holics trombonist Winston Turner.
“The music is great. It sounds really good,” added Brass-A-Holics saxophonist Robin Clabby.
It’s a rare achievement for a live band to create a mixtape with so much rhythmic depth. “We can appeal to all audiences. The young and the old,” said Brass-A-Holics trumpeter Tannon Williams.
With such an eclectic fan base, The Heat Magazine is certain several music listeners will enjoy their body of work. We will be sure to feature “Word On The Street-The Prequel” mixtape audio once released.
In the meantime, check out the tracklist artwork here:
Follow the Brass-A-Holics @Brassaholics on Instagram and @BrassAHolics on twitter.