Political Moment with John Little

A second goal of the blog is to bridge the gap between #NewNashville, and its community, residents, and visitors.  Being a southern state and a growing “it” city, it would be remiss if Nashvillesocialbutterfly did not address the current political environment.  

I will admit I personally have been a bit turned off from this year’s Presidential election.  It seems to be [still] so overshadowed by the Donald Trump storyline, that it has made the presidential election look like a joke or mockery.  

I decided to speak with one of my old colleagues and friends that is involved in the political and public relations to just get a brief overview and “catch me up.”  We connected via email and I asked him a few questions.  Here now is the final conversation and my first “interview”  featuring my good friend John Little.  Read what I asked, hear what he has to say, and then do your research and formulate your own opinion. 

Here’s our conversation. I call it “Political Moment with John Little”

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Spreadluv Event: 1996 R&B and Hip Hop Tribute

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                                                                                          (photo cred spreadluv.com)

 

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be writing about, and attending, the next Spreadluv Tribute!  The event is happening on Thursday, February 18, at 7:00pm at the Basement East.  This tribute is featuring the music of the 1996 era (hence The Notorious B.I.G. as the face of the flyer) performed by Nashville’s own Michael Hicks and the Funk Puncs  (which is actually short for Funktional Publication – dope!).  Spreadluv touts its tagline as “we don’t do this for the money, we do it for the culture,” and I believe them.  The series of “Tributes” have been exciting  and I’m sure it will be an awesome event because of three elements:  the cause (benefiting the National Museum of African American Music, whom are breaking ground on their new building in downtown Nashville this year),  the music selection has always been the hits that I know and love, and the performances both instrumentally and vocally have NEVER disappointed.  Have you ever heard someone cover one of your favorite performers songs and they don’t quite sing it right?  Well, you WON’T see this with this event. You see this is the 4th “Tribute” show that Spreadluv has sponsored, and I’ve been rocking with the “Tribute” events since 2014. I’ll take you through the build….

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