Delta Music Institute

Organizations

Fighting Okra Records is a student run record label at Delta State University the purpose of which is to provide a practical, real world entertainment industry experience to students. Our mission is to provide a variety of independent artists with professional quality music and entertainment industry services in an effort to expose their name in recordings to the broadest possible audience. Fighting Okra Records releases are available through the DMI office or online at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/fightingokrarecords.

Sample Fighting Okra Records tracks by DMI students

Fighting Okra Talent Agency is a student-run booking agency at Delta State University that is dedicated to providing a practical, real world music and entertainment industry experience to student artists. Our mission is to provide a variety of independent artists with professional quality music and entertainment industry services, as well as providing venues in the Delta region and surrounding regions with quality entertainment in an effort to expose our artists to the broadest possible audience. We do not exclusively represent our artists; we work to assist them in finding venues for their artistry. To view the current roster of FOTA artists, please visit our website fightingokratalentagency.weebly.com.

Delta Got Gospel is a hands-on practicum course within the DMI Entertainment Industry program. Delta Got Gospel is an annual regional gospel music festival and competition produced on the stage of the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) on the Delta State campus. The inaugural Delta Got Gospel was held in 2015 and featured Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray. Delta Got Gospel is a production of the Delta Music Institute, Statesmen Productions (the student-run arm of the DMI) and the BPAC.