Friday Playlist: May 19 x Vibes

This week´s playlist, Vibes, is brought to you by OMNI´s founder, Justin Gandy. ¨I was just looking for songs that were more intellectually driven and lyrical. It´s entitled Vibes because of the various feelings and thoughts these songs pull out of their audience.¨ [embed]https://soundcloud.com/user-940394551/sets/friday-playlist-may-19-2017[/embed] Follow OMNI Starkville for weekly updates on Instagram and Facebook.

Friday’s Playlist: May 12

It's Friday, which means it is officially the weekend! OMNI Starkville founder Justin Gandy shared his weekly SoundCloud music playlist with Fioreme. The playlist, titled Trip was based on his visions. These 18 tracks tells a story about Gandy's adventure with an unknown girl and their eventual departure.   Gandy breaks down each song: "Think of like this. Lit is me blazing. Jaden Smith's song is when I saw the girl. We hang and get close. Elliott Smith's song is me falling for her hard. Jump Out The Face is more of me falling for her drug, which is love. Monster is when broke my heart....Read More
Mississippi Artist Last Semester Talks Music and Life

Mississippi Artist Last Semester Talks Music and Life

"The only thing I can really say is no one truly knows their self until that moment of pure success is present." Reginald Enlow was born in Wichita Falls, Texas and raised in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Enlow's love for music came at a time when he was attending Ittawaba Community College. While there, his god brother suggested they start a music group. Enlow agreed to make music with his god brother and has not stopped since. The 25-year-old singer/rapper produces tracks with a mixture of all genres. When asked how he describes his style of music, he said, "Actually, I've been...Read More
#WHM: Maple Staples: On Music, Childhood, and Relationship with Bob Dylan

#WHM: Maple Staples: On Music, Childhood, and Relationship with Bob Dylan

Mavis Staples talked about her life with moderator Shannon McNally at the Grammy Museum Mississippi. Singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples came to the Grammy Museum Mississippi Thursday to speak about her childhood, The Staples Singers, how she met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and her relationship with Bob Dylan. Staples was born in Chicago, IL, in 1939 but calls the Mississippi Delta her home. Her father Roebuck Staples, who was also known as Pops, was born and raised on Dockery Farms in Dockery, where Delta Blues Legend Charlie Patton taught her father how to play guitar. Staples took...Read More
Nysse: On Childhood, Nervous, and Abu Dhabi

Nysse: On Childhood, Nervous, and Abu Dhabi

"I'm a person that never learned how to give up. I don't believe in impossible. I'm fearless." Music artist Natasha Nelson also known as Nysse, was born in Fort Worth, Texas, but as a kid, she moved around a lot, switching to different schools and states due to her mother being a soldier. It was three years ago when Nelson began her music career as a rapper. Nelson was inspired off a memory, a belief in herself, and a hunger that she could not and still can not fight to this day. "No one inspired me. I inspired myself," Nelson...Read More