As hip-hop turns 50, where does Memphis fit into its future?

By  and , Daily Memphian Published: February 25, 2023 4:00 AM CT

One of the hottest performers in hip-hop right now is from Memphis. And with local business leaders promising more investment into music, could Memphis become an entertainment industry city? Moreover, should it? 

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Jasmine McCraven

Jasmine McCraven

Jasmine McCraven considers herself to be a music enthusiast and believes that she makes the best playlists ever. She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State, but couldn’t wait to move back home to Memphis for the best food and culture in Tennessee.

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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