Marcella René Simien is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, but has been calling Memphis home for two years now. This girl tries to wear as many artistic hats as possible and as she puts it, "I spread my art and music around like a good ol' hooker from Nawlins might do."
Timothy Lamar Love, Jr. a.k.a. Royal'T, started writing music and rapping at the age of 6. At the age of 19 this young man wrote, arranged, and produced his first album My Turn, an eclectic fusion of all the genres of music that have inspired him.
Walks of Life is a band that reflects a melting pot of genres. Their latest album, "Show Some Love" draws heavily from the alternative hip-hop, indie, and pop genres. If you were looking for a variety in your listening selection, Walks of Life has it.
Ennis O'Neal Newman, known as Fathom 9, is a Memphis native who has been involved in the music scene for a decade. He has a message to share to Memphis, "Even though we may express ourselves differently, we are all representing this city. Embrace the home grown diversity. Support your own. If the world can see it, and we collectively cannot. Then we are truly blind."
Kaleidophonix is a three piece band from Memphis made up of Matt White, Jordon Rogers, and Jack McGehee. When it comes to describing their sound and band, their Facebook reads, "Take the purest extract of human imagination, mix it with rocket fuel and ignite it in the face of our own ego. Now, humbled and burned, submerge yourself in a prehistoric milkshake of love, in a pansophy of creation, in what shall be: Kaleidophonix."
Chris Milam, a Memphis native, started his singing career in Nashville. After moving back to Memphis in 2010 he's learned how to split his time between his passion and home. He'll be back on the road and off to the east coast for his next tour this September, catch him while you can.