Straight Official Magazine

The Recording Academy to host Inaugural “Black Music Collective Event”

This year,  Grammy week will present the BLACK MUSIC COLLECTIVE EVENT  by MASTERCARD and it will feature Black music creators and professionals known for amplifying Black voices in music and beyond!

Wednesday, March 10th the virtual event will be hosted by BMC Executive Sponsor,  JERIEL JOHNSON. It will include a mix of performances and appearances by YOLANDA ADAMS, FREDDIE GIBBS & ALCHEMIST, JEFF HARLESTON, H.E.R., JIMMY JAM, QUINCY JONES, DEBRA LEE, JOHN LEGEND, TAMIKA MALLORY, JANELLE MONÁE, PJ MORTON, ISSA RAE and more.

The RECORDING ACADEMY Chair and Interim Pres./CEO HARVEY MASON JR. commented, “As the first of its kind, we created this event with every intention to amplify Black voices and each of our experiences within the industry.” The BMC will continue to foster a space for members and industry professionals to educate and elevate Black creators during GRAMMY Week and beyond. The BLACK MUSIC COLLECTIVE will continue to tailor events for Black creators to feel uplifted and supported and we are excited for this GRAMMY Week kickoff.” This virtual event will be hosted live on and is open to the public and no RSVP or registration is needed.

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(Interview) The T-Quest Show: Jessie Tylre Williams

Jessie Tylre Williams
What an absolute pleasure chatting it up  with t Djs. She has such a calming loving spirit that lights up a room but in this case, a conversation. She’s all about having fun, spreading positivity in life as well as in her music.
Born in Manitoba, Canada, this gypsy girl is ready to “heal the world, one song at a time.” SSM country artist Jessie Tylre Williams is dedicated to the simple lifestyle and wants listeners to remember to take challenges one day at a time.
A beautiful soul producing beautiful music. During the interview we converse about so much that time flew by very quickly. They say, time flies when you’re having fun. Missing the intimacy with her audience as an entertainer is what she misses so much. People will never forget how you make you feel and that’s so important to her.
 Her single Breathe came out at the best time ever! It was important to her to release it  because it coincides with everything that’s going on globally. The more the pandemic creates all this buzz, the more powerful the song is. There’s a lot in life that we can’t control. Sometimes we just need to take a step back and breathe. We become so consumed with stuff that’s going one that it’s creating chaos which is toxic. If you take a step back from everything, take a moment to breathe, a lot of it will dissipate and it won’t become as important to us to create that drama around it.
Breathe is out on all streaming platforms like the rest of her music so please go check it out under Jessie Tylre Williams, her website and follow her on Instagram @JessieTylre. Check out our interview below so you can hear more about the wonderful, amazing yet gifted Jessie Tylre Williams.


Make sure you follow me on on social media @TQuestGLM, download my T-Quest mobile app in your google play store & your app store & check out my website  For bookings email

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