It’s that time of year when you grab a glass, kiss a stranger, and say b-bye to the last 12 months, against the I’m-over-this-year soundtrack, Auld Lang Syne. Loosely translated to “For Long Ago,” Auld Lang Syne was created by Scottish poet Robert Burns. Burns repurposed (read: stole) the words from a drunkard in a bar, added more lyrics and voilà. I think it’s no coincidence that revelers warble the tune inebriated.
Minister. High school dropout. Drummer. Multi-platinum recording artist. Quadriplegic. All of these words describe Teddy Pendergrass, none of them define him.
Eager to get out of town, I Google “Events in Philadelphia.” I Am Who I Am, The Life and Legacy of Teddy Pendergrass appears in the search results and I am in the car heading to the city of Brotherly Love.
Who is Corr Kendricks? The hip-hop artist wants you to know he’s real.
The Chicago native has been making his mark on mixtapes, freestyles and singles. His talent has propelled him to the Apollo Theater, Sway in the Morning, and the role of Black Rambo on the colossal television hit, Empire. Corr is full of energy as we talk about music, life and motivation.