North Minneapolis native José James, now a global star, returns for a hometown show

One of North Minneapolis’s own returns: R&B star José James headlines an upcoming Cedar Cultural Center bill. James upholds a Twin Cities pop legacy that lists, of course, Prince, Mint Condition, and Sounds of Blackness. He adds, let it not be questioned, a distinct presence.He hits town this Tuesday, gearing up on a just-launched tour, promoting No Beginning No End (Blue Note Records), recently released to critics’ raves coast-to-coast. To say the guy has made a serious splash considerably understates the case. He threatens to take the industry by storm. Continue Reading