Monday, March 9, 2015

This Memphis Emcee Teaches from the College of Musical Knowledge

‘Knowledge Nick’ Breaks the Stereotype Box
With Music and ‘The Suburban Itch’ Film

So many people told “Knowledge Nick” Hicks they did not think he was from Memphis that the popular Memphis hip-hop artist wrote a song about it.

“The M” chronicles Hicks’ view of his city, “from the ‘burbs to the hood” and “blessed, from East to West” and explains that people think he is from “up North.”

“People want to put you in a box,” laments Hicks, who also says he is "excited" about being part of "The Suburban Itch" film. 

Knowledge Nick and his music were, therefore, a perfect match to be featured in “The Suburban Itch,” a comedy short film which attacks profiling with humor and music.   

“The M” and “Leaders of the New School,” written and performed by Hicks and Bartholomew Jones will, respectively, open and close the film.   “The Suburban Itch,” a Moore Media & Entertainment film, was shot and produced entirely in Memphis.