My Majic 102.3 is embracing local talent and so every Monday, Mymajicdc.com will prominately feature a local artist on the site.
One Monday out of the month, My Majic 102.3 will host a New Music Monday listening party that will feature an artist that has been featured online and has received the most votes.
If you would like to be featured on My Majic’s New Music Monday please send your song in an MP3 format, your photo, your bio, contact information and a link to your music artist page to Ksmith@radio-one.com with ‘New Music Monday’ in the subject line.
This week’s featured artist is Charles “Big Daddy” Stallings.
Charles “Big Daddy” Stallings really knows the essence of the Blues. Born in Columbia, S.C. and raised on a farm in Hobbsville, N.C. with ten brothers and sisters he lived the Blues everyday. Music became his escape and the first song he learned to play was “Big Boss Man” by Jimmy Reed. After migrating to Baltimore, MD. “Big Daddy” continued to develop as a musician performing in local R&B and Jazz bands all the while dreaming of recording his own Blues project.
His Debut CD “One Night Lover” Reached #1 at XM Radio (Bluesville) and also Peaked at #1 on Midnite Special Blues Radio
in Paris, France and continues to Generate Worldwide Sales and Airplay. The Single “4×4 Woman” also Received An Honorable Mention Distinction in The 16th Annual Billboard World Song
Contest from over 1500 entries.
His Second CD “Blues Evolution” Received National Attention with Reviews in Living Blues, Blues Review and Downbeat Magazines while also Reaching The Living Blues and Roots Music Radio Charts.
“Big Daddy” has shared the stage with The Holmes Bros., Magic Slim, Hubert Sumlin, Michael Burks, Marva Wright, Mark Hummel and Candye Kane and “Mesmerized” the crowd with his Powerful Downhome Performance on the Main Stage at Artscape’s 25th Anniversary in 2006 and again in 2008.
His music can be Heard Globally in The U.K., Belgium, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and Australia and “Big Daddy” has Represented both The Baltimore and D.C. Blues Societies at The International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.
His current CD “Blues Party” Continues to Expand Musical Boundaries and Spread his Message of “Good Time Blues With A Twist” to music lovers everywhere.
Listen to his music below.
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