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TLC’s Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins gets candid at Atlanta book event

12:24 am Oct. 18, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC

(I’m taking some time off for vacation – my colleague Rodney Ho (rho@ajc.com) is kind enough to fill in with any important music news in my absence.)

The way Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins explained it, the title of her new book, “A Sick Life,” has more than one meaning.

“I have sickle cell anemia and it’s a non-curable disease. But I’ve also had an awesome life. I got to work with

The Sweet Tea Project with Ed Roland releases new album

12:15 am Oct. 5, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The ever-busy Ed Roland will release the second album from The Sweet Tea Project on Friday.

Roland, best known as the dynamic frontman for Collective Soul, started his Sweet Tea side project

Elton John greatest hits collection coming in November

2:17 pm Sep. 29, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The ultimate Elton John collection will be available for the holidays.

“Diamonds,” coming Nov. 10, will corral 17 of John’s biggest hits on the single CD version, 34 on the double CD

Music Midtown 2017: Day 1 Videos

5:09 pm Sep. 16, 2017

Catch performances by Daye Jack, Bibi Bourelly and PVRIS.

We’ll have add more videos throughout the day.

Daye Jack

A Nigerian-born musician who grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, this hip hop artist is best known for his single, “Hands Up” featuring Killer Mike.

Bibi Bourelly

Bibi Bourelly, a 23-year-old German singer songwriter (attended high school in Maryland), made her name writing hits for Rihanna, Kanye West and Usher – but she’s