Leela James Takes Us Around Nashville | Exploring Black Meccas

March 25, 2016  |  


When you think of black meccas, you probably think of chocolate cities like Atlanta, GA or Washington D.C. But did you know that there are other cities on the map that are home to millions of strong black men and women with style and grace?

Intrigued by the growth and value of black meccas, Madamenoire and Nissan reached out to R&B diva Leela James to pick a city that she wanted to explore. Guess which city she chose? Nashville! Yes, Nashville, Tennessee!

Madamenoire readers, we encourage you to take this journey with Leela James and Nissan Maxima! Get to know Nashville, Tennessee, the home to legendary museums, tasty restaurants and historic parks!

Check out these hot Nashville spots that are featured on Exploring Black Meccas:

Address: 2725 Clifton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209
Musician Hall of Fame
Address: 401 Gay St, Nashville, TN 37201
Hadley Park
1037 28th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209
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  • Masterpieced

    Glad to see something about a place other than ATLANTA!

  • CDJ

    I live 40 minutes from Nashville, I will be checking those places out.

  • Darcie

    I live in Nashville! woot!

    • nikrae

      Me too!

  • MChantye

    I like Leela’s vibe, real down to earth and grounded. Soulful lady

  • caligirl

    nashville has delicious bbq !!!

    • Producer

      yes they do! Have you been to Swetts before that’s featured in the segment? You should check out the BBQ in Memphis as well.