African American Music Appreciation Month – Billie Holiday  @billieholidayhq
African American Music Appreciation Month

African American Music Appreciation Month – Billie Holiday @billieholidayhq

To kick off The Mellow Mix’s celebration of African American Music Appreciation Month, we pay honor to Billie Holiday! Born as Eleanora Fagan Gough, on April 7, 1915, we also celebrate #Billieat100. Billie Holiday, also known as Lady Day, released her first recording at the age of 18 in 1933. Known for her timeless classics, … Continue reading

African American Music Appreciation Month
African American Music Appreciation Month

African American Music Appreciation Month

Black Music Month began in 1979 when Kenny Gamble, Ed Wright, and Dyana Williams developed the idea to set aside a month dedicated to celebrating the impact of black music. Created by music business insiders, the group successfully lobbied President Jimmy Carter to host a reception on June 7th, 1979 to formally recognize the cultural … Continue reading