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#WomanCrushWednesday | Meiko

Her songs are in all your favorite TV shows

"At the end of the day, all my choices have been down to me, and I've learned a lot from this weird-ass industry."

Women are killing it in the music industry, and song lovers couldn't be happier! In our column, #WomenCrushWednesday, each week, we'll feature an awesome lady whose tunes are blowing up our playlists and ask them about their musical journey.

Meiko grew up in Georgia and went from cocktail waitress to beloved musician. Her songs have captured the attention of fans and television producers alike. With her latest release in April, she brings new tracks for fans to adore. She spoke about her background, what she has learned from working in music, and what we can expect next in her interview with Popdust.

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Culture News

Is Carole Baskin Inheriting a Haunted "Indian" Burial Ground with Tiger King Zoo?

Current owner Jeff Lowe claims there are bodies, including "a young American Indian boy," buried on the property

It was recently reported that Carole Baskin had been awarded the property of the Tiger King Zoo—formerly the G.W. Zoo—in Wynnewood, Oklahoma after a judgment found in her favor.

As fans of the Netflix docuseries Tiger King will know, her long-standing legal feud with Joe Exotic (AKA Joseph Maldonado-Passage, né Shreibvogel) over his violation of the Big Cat Rescue trademark resulted in a million dollar settlement in her favor. But for the most part Exotic managed to dodge paying Baskin through a series of illegal property transfers that temporarily protected his animal park from seizure.

Now that Exotic is in prison for attempting to have Baskin murdered—along with illegal animal trafficking and several violations of the Endangered Species Act—a judge has finally ruled that the park is hers, and she will be taking over ownership of the 16-acre property later this year. But Jeff Lowe—the park's current owner and the personification of a mid-life crisis—insists that there are no hard feelings, saying, "She deserves this property."

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Music Monday

MUSIC MONDAY | Meiko – Twists Not to Be Missed

AUGUST 20 | 'Playing Favorites' with Some of Our Favorites

THE MIX | 'Music from My Friends'

by Meiko

08.20.18 | Here's a playlist featuring tracks from a few of my musician friends. If you like any of these songs, please dig in, listen to more of their stuff and follow them! I hope you enjoy!

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