The Mayan Calendar says 2012 is the end: This Friday, December 21, specifically. and John Cusack likely won't be around to save our sorry asses.
While some folks may be hoarding dish soap and cashing in on fear of the Mayan apocalypse, St. Louis musicians are having none of that. We asked local pe ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsSt. Louis native Donny Hathaway assisted in building careers of his musical compatriots. He also had a successful career that included a partnership with Roberta Flack.Donny Hathaway was something of a musical bricklayer. Even though he wasn't in the spotlight his entire care ... More >>
photo by Jennifer SilverbergBlack Spade reminisces with Lillie Mischer, a former neighbor in Pine Lawn, his old 'hood. An apology is in order. This week's feature story profiling local rapper/producer/singer extraordinaire Black Spade contains a mix-up regarding where he grew up and got into hip- ... More >>
The Singers: Though born in Chicago, Donny Hathaway was raised in St. Louis: He grew up in a housing project in the Carr Square neighborhood and attending Vashon High School. Hathaway began singing gospel at a young age but made his mark in the soul scene back in Chicago. His most enduring compositi ... More >>