Now Reading
How Madison Calley — and Her Harp — Made History | RollingStone

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT – SCROLL DOWN

How Madison Calley — and Her Harp — Made History | RollingStone

  • Published By RollingStone
Madison Calley, African American Music Artist, Black Harpist, African American Harpist, Black Excellence, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT, TRYB,

The musician is breaking down barriers as a black woman at a time when less than five percent of orchestral musicians in the U.S. are BIPOC

 

—  BY, J. NAILAH AVERY

Days before the 2021 Grammys, Madison Calley received some devastating news: The harpist was supposed to perform with rapper Roddy Ricch, but when Ricch decided to head in a different direction, Calley’s appearance was scratched. “I had already told my mom about the performance, and she was so proud of me,” Calley remembers. “I was just so bummed.” 

See Also
Bob Johnson, Black Entertainment Television, BET, Black Excellence, Black Entrepreneur, African American Entrepreneur, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KIND

 

READ FULL ARTICLE @ ROLLINGSTONE
Scroll To Top