By Eric Brightwell
Warren Mayes was one of the earliest rap stars in New Orleans and a primary architect of the New Orleans rap sound. He was also the first New Orleans rapper to be signed to a major label. Unfortunately, he was also one of the city’s many casualties.
In the mid-1980s, though hip hop was still primarily an east coast phenomenon, it was quickly taking hold in other locales including, not surprisingly, musically rich... Read More