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Largest Independent Reggae Label Celebrates 40th Anniversary
February 15, 2019
“VP is integral to the history of reggae and dancehall music. We take this responsibility seriously and we are using our 40th anniversary to celebrate the music's rich heritage as we steward the genre into the future,” said company president Randy Chin. ... read more »
Alicia Olatuj: Intuition Songs From The Minds Of Women
February 15, 2019
Not many musicians can say they performed at a presidential inauguration. But Alicia Olatuj can proudly hold that title. Years ago she took the world stage as a performer at President Barack Obama's second inauguration. Since then, her career and life has changed. ... read more »
New Video Evidence Against R. Kelly Surfaces
February 14, 2019
R Kelly CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. ... read more »
61st Grammy Awards: A Night of Musical Expressions & Controversy
February 14, 2019
The 61st Grammy Awards celebrated music but also highlighted mental health advocacy, the power of womanhood, and following your dreams. ... read more »
The Soraya presents a rare performance with some of music’s most eclectic voices
February 13, 2019
Legendary Peruvian artist Susana Baca joins Banda Magda and Snarky Puppy’s Michael League for a one-of-a-kind performance, only at The Soraya, on Friday, February 22 at 8:00pm. ... read more »
Stop (At Union Station) In The Name Of Love: Metro Art Presents A Night Of Doo-Wop And Soul For Valentine’s Day
“Union Station Kind of Love” is a collaboration between Metro Art Presents and the popular THE FLOOR Improv. Kicking off at 8 p.m. with a 1960’s, Supremes-style dance follow-along led by the popular trio, the Velettes, the event will feature live music by the St. Jukes. Additional dance follow-alongs and social dancing will be part of the celebration. ... read more / view event »
Etienne Charles Carnival: The Sound of a People
During Carnival, the island of Trinidad becomes engulfed in a cacophony of sounds – from singing minstrels, to the clash of stick fights, and lively calypso music with its hallmark steel pan cadences. As a Trinidadian raised in a musical family, trumpeter Etienne Charles feels a deep connection to the Carnival traditions. At a young age he joined his father’s steel band, performing at Carnival fetes, and immersing himself in the folklore. Through Etienne’s Guggenheim Fellowship Award, he returns to his roots to celebrate the traditions that best exemplify Trinidadian culture. Inspired by the noises heard throughout the festivities, Etienne’s Carnival: The Sound of a People brings the celebrations to the stage. ... read more / view event »
Smashed in Memphis, Jimi Hendrix guitar headed for National Museum of African American Music
February 7, 2019
“Jimi Hendrix is one of the most important figures in American pop culture, not just American music,” said Dr. Steven Lewis, curator at NMAAM. “This guitar provides a physical reminder of the power of his music, his personality and his brand of self-expression that was as influential in the 1960s as it is today.” ... read more »
Orange County Man Pleads to Stalking Singer Rihanna
February 7, 2019
A Fullerton man has pleaded no contest to stalking singer Rihanna when he broke into her Hollywood Hills home last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. ... read more »
Coloring Book Features Black Musical Composers 
February 7, 2019
The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation is educating youth on Black music composers from around the world—while coloring!  ... read more »
‘Empire’ Cast Member Alleges Homophobic Attack in Chicago
February 1, 2019
A cast member on the hit television show "Empire'' alleged he was physically attacked by men in Chicago who shouted racial and homophobic slurs, police said Tuesday. ... read more »
James Ingram a Man of Hit Music, Family and Community Dies at 66 
January 31, 2019
James Ingram’s musical career will forever be carved in the Grammy archives and Billboard 100 charts. His rich and soulful vocals ruled the R&B and Pop charts in the 80’s and 90’s. ... read more »
Michael Jackson’s Estate Slams Abuse Documentary Debut at Sundance Film Festival
January 26, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on the documentary “Leaving Neverland” which includes detailed allegations by two men that Michael Jackson sexually molested them when they were boys (all times local): 11:10 p.m. ... read more »
Black Lives + Antigone
Coin & Ghost in association with Vs. Theatre present the World premiere of Love Is Another Country, a radical reimagining of Sophocles’s Antigone at Vs. Theatre in Los Angeles from Friday, February 1 through Saturday, March 2, 2019. The third production of Coin & Ghost’s inaugural season, Love Is Another Country is a new play written by the prolific Bay Area theatre artist Lisa Marie Rollins and her first full-length work to be produced in Los Angeles. Directed by Kendall Johnson, the production brings together the ancient tale of Antigone with the deaths of innumerable black men and women at the hands of police. Part ritual, part rage, part collective ask to the audience, the play follows three women of the Chapman family as they navigate living as black women in a country that claims to love them. For more information, please visit https://coinandghost.org/liac. ... read more / view event »
The Reverend Shawn Amos: A Night in Harlem
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the return of The Reverend Shawn Amos for A Night in Harlem on Friday, February 1 at 8:00pm. In celebration of African American History Month, blackbox curator, Amos, returns to the stage for an evening of songs and storytelling — presenting songs from his album, Harlem, for the first time in ten years. The American roots song cycle tells the story of 1920s black Americans’ migration from the south to Harlem. Amos’ album was inspired by the artists, songs and legacy of the Harlem Renaissance.  ... read more / view event »
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