Sounds Of Soul, From The Land Down Under

ByHope Elle This band of brothers from the Land Down Under has been around since the 1950’s. But their commercial success and longevity was sparked, when they relocated to Miami, FL; at the suggestion of fellow musician and rock legend, Eric Clapton. After experiencing a major musical rut around 1973 and touring tired nightclub scenes.Continue reading “Sounds Of Soul, From The Land Down Under”

The Godfather of HipHop

Photo courtesy of By Hope Elle When one ask the question, “Where did Hip Hop originate from?” Likely, there may be numerous answers. However, if the question is, “Who founded Hip Hop?” You’re guaranteed to here this named uttered, in the topic of discussion, Gil Scott-Heron. Although, viewed in the music genres of AmericanContinue reading “The Godfather of HipHop”

Beaches, For A New Generation

​Lifetime WORLD PREMIERE TONIGHT at 8/7c ABOUT Friends are family that you choose to have for a lifetime. Tony® Award winner Idina Menzel (“Frozen”) and NAACP Image Award winner Nia Long (“The Best Man Holiday”) star as lifelong best friends in “Beaches,” premiering on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm ET/PT. “Beaches” is directed by Emmy®Continue reading “Beaches, For A New Generation”

Please Allow Myself, To Introduce VERBAL GUMBO!

Straight Outta of Omaha, Nebraska; The Finest Underground Radio Show Hosted By Felicia Webster and Michelle Troxclair. Join them tonight at 9pm cst and get your fix of GUMBO. Intelligent Conversation For The Soul ~Hope Elle! 1690am


“I choose to stay focused, following the most direct path to my goals in the distance, anything else is non-existent to me.” ~PROPHACY~

Food For Thought, “Flowers Are Better Than Bullets!”

I’m sitting here on this beautiful Saturday evening, in West Omaha, Nebraska (watching videos on YouTube Music) and came across a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Classic, of many sorts. The song, however, would spark controversy during my childhood, as I remember the song playing while sitting in the kitchen. I remember my mother andContinue reading “Food For Thought, “Flowers Are Better Than Bullets!””


What is so fascinating about Kyle Solomon, is he never had formal training and strictly plays by ear. I love this rendition of Jimi Hendrix’s “Hey Joe”, as Kyle made this his own and homage is offered through settle elements of Jimi impressions; which can be heard throughout. This piece was recorded at the homeContinue reading “KYLE SOLOMON, SOLO GUITARIST….LET THE BAND SEARCH BEGIN.”


He actually studio recorded this cut with his cousin Joe Phoenix, better known as Prophacy. I will soon interview these highly talented musicians, in the next coming weeks and so excited to share their story with you; So Stay Tuned!

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