Articles tagged with: Clayton Perry
“We often give to causes and systems that forecast our demise. Give to an educator who has given to you ( the human community at large). Assist a brother in reaching his fundraising goal to self publish his masterwork by reposting on your FB and Twitter. Very proud of my mentee for banking on himself (self validation moves mountains)!!”– Ed Garnes, Founder From Afros To Shelltoes
Miguel’s full-length debut was released on November 30, 2010 under the Jive imprint. The album’s name-sake and current buzz single is “All I Want is You” – featuring J. Cole. Upon the release of All I Want is You, Miguel managed to squeeze some time out his busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on the “McDonaldization” of the music industry, his appreciation of musical diversity, and his admiration of Stevie Wonder, John Lennon and Dianne Warren.
In celebration of the publication of “Michael Jackson: An Appreciation of His Talent” in Da Capo Press’ Best Music Writing 2010 compilation, cultural critic Dr. Jason King squeezed some time out of his busy schedule to conduct an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on changes in the field of music journalism, the emergence of the “global pop star,” and the future of music production.
On November 15, 2010, the “rapper-preneur” will release his fifth studio album, which has been aptly titled “5.0.” In support of this effort, Nelly managed to squeeze some time out of his busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on his entry into the rap game, the legacy of M.C. Hammer, and the “business” side of the music business.
As Columbia Records’ promotional machine revved up for Wake Up, John Legend managed to squeeze some time out of his busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on childhood inspirations, America’s “invisible” population, and members of the Roots collective.
During a promotional campaign for “Tired,” her emotional truth-telling lead single, Kelly Price managed to squeeze some time out of her busy schedule and settle down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on Gerald Levert, shifts in the contemporary music landscape, her two bouts of homelessness, and important lessons she has learned on the publishing side of the music business.