Author Archives: Judnick Mayard

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Miss Whack: Rap’s Newest and Truest Weirdo

Rapper Tierra Whack’s music and aesthetic present a very clear picture of who she is and where she wants to seat herself in this industry. Her ebullient and effervescent style of rapping–energetic and snarky–mirrors her very personality. On the phone her voice bubbles over with mirth and her thoughts, though a mile a minute, stick…

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Interview: Kelly Rowland Talks New Book ‘Whoa, Baby!’, Finding Guidance During Pregnancy, & Motherhood

Kelly Rowland is no stranger to hard work nor success. The Grammy-award winning singer is one-third of one the best selling girl groups of all time, a successful solo artist in her own right and an actress. She’s also no stranger to helping others on their path, serving as a judge on X Factor UK…

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A Seat With Us: A Conversation Between Solange Knowles, Mrs. Tina Lawson, & Judnick Mayard

On the eve of releasing her fourth studio album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, Solange Knowles gathered me and her mother, Mrs. Tina Lawson, for a celebration and a deep discussion about the powerful new LP. ‘A Seat at the Table’ is every bit as sonically intricate as expected from Solange, centering on her own…

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