The Tale of 2 Music Cities

When the typical person thinks about Nashville, TN, they often epitomize the city with country music and culture. Nashville’s reputation for the biggest country stars, and honky-tonk vibes intrinsically, evokes an image of whiteness. However, when digging into the history of the city and the roots of musical lineage, the discovery of Black musical contribution can be surprising and eye-opening for many who are unaware of Nashville’s overlooked history.

  • Tiffani Elise Alexander
  • Niah Humphrey
  • Tanner McAfee
  • Emmanuel Nkolo
  • Reaux Marquez
    Key Cast
  • The Blackson
    Key Cast
  • $avvy
    Key Cast
  • Justin Causey-Bullock
    Key Cast
  • Tim Gent
    Key Cast
  • A.B Eastwood
    Key Cast
  • Majesti C Bass
    Associate Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Hip Hop Documentary
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Lipscomb University
Director Biography - Tiffani Elise Alexander

Growing up in metro-Atlanta, GA, Tiffani was surrounded by creativity and found a deep love for both history and hip hop - motifs that would later show in her filmmaking.

Tiffani is passionate about narratives that surround marginalized demographics and works mostly as a writer, producer and director of stories that highlight life within the diaspora and the global south. She works cross-genre and believes that storytelling is a medium that should empower and entertain.

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