In an age of widespread despair, Black Pumas make rock songs feel like prayers, Austin360 music writer Deborah Sengupta Stith says in our Artist of the Month story.

Black Pumas are led by Grammy Award-winning guitarist and producer Adrian Quesada and soul singer Eric Burton.

The two clicked musically right away and their group quickly became a must-see band among those in the know.

Read more at MyStatesman.com.