Rissi Palmer: Breaking Barriers and Amplifying Voices in Country Music

BIPOC
By
GirlTalkHQ
February 21, 2024
GirlTalkHQ
Interview

When Beyoncé released her new single “Texas Hold ‘Em” during the Super Bowl, it ignited a viral conversation about the genre and the often-ignored history of Black artists playing a defining role in country music. Perhaps it is a national conversation that is well-overdue, forcing the music industry as a whole to examine its gatekeeping, and even the blatant racism in some cases. One artist who has been making space for these important conversations is another country artist who knows first-hand what it is like to be a Black woman in a genre that, today, is predominantly white.

read
Interview
Rissi Palmer, host of ‘Color Me Country’. Image courtesy of Apple Music.
Photo Credit:

resources

decorative diamond background

Channel

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

Musicana Latin-American Musicians' Collective

Instagram Account - Nashville' premiere music and culture collective highlighting works by latin-American creators

decorative diamond background

Playlist

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

Black Opry Revue Radio

Playlist of Black artists of country, blues, folk and Americana

decorative diamond background

Playlist

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

BIPOC Country/Folk/Roots etc.

Stay connected

The latest curated news, events, new releases and featured profiles and resources delivered to your inbox weekly.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.