Trying Midtown Memphis’ new 24-hour diner (Taken with Instagram at E’s 24-Hour Cafe)

Memphis veteran Al Kapone at the Grammy GPS Event, South Memphis, 9/29/12

Steve Jordan speaking at the Grammy GPS Event at the Stax Music Academy in Memphis, 9/29/12

The Memphis chapter of The Recording Academy had their Grammy GPS event yesterday at the Stax Music Academy in South Memphis, with an array of speakers that included Steve Jordan, activist rapper Talib Kweli, southern rapper and producer Fiend, and Mississippi poet and activist Charlie Braxton. The event also attracted a number of local Memphis artists, including Scott Bomar of the Bo-Keys, Al Kapone, Knowledge Nick, Cities Aviv, Miscellaneous, James Alexander of the Bar-Kays, Jason Da Hater and Montana Trax. Memphis TN, 9/29/12

Talib Kweli at the Memphis Grammy GPS event, 9/29/12 (Taken with Instagram at Stax Museum of American Soul Music)