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Introducing Leilia, the Soulful Nightingale
January 9, 2020
Music from Leilia journeys far deeper than the heart, it’s destination is to resonate in the mind. ... read more »
Kanye West Brings Sunday Service to DTLA’s Skid Row
January 2, 2020
Rapper partners with Union Rescue Mission and Faithful Central Bible Church to worship with homeless individuals ... read more »
LA Rams and Hip-Hop Sensation Ambjaay Give Back To South LA Families
January 2, 2020
On Monday, December 23, local non-profit St. Joseph Center hosted the LA Rams, UNIFY Financial Credit Union, and hip-hop sensation Ambjaay for the second annual Los Angeles Rams Community Blitz Day of Service in South LA where 250 low-income families enjoyed holiday gifts and BBQ. ... read more »
Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown & More Spread Holiday Cheer at TDE’s Annual Free Concert + Toy Drive Giveaway
December 26, 2019
Heavy hitting record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) celebrated Christmas early at the Nickerson Gardens 6th annual Toy Drive & Giveaway. The complimentary two-day event congregated at the Nickerson Gardens’ Boys & Girls club located in the Watts district of Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Ray Charles Foundation Establishes Neurosurgery Scholarship
December 19, 2019
The scholarship program will accept one or two MD or PhD students to participate in the program every year. ... read more »
Songstress Marsha Ambrosius Gets Candid about Love, Music and Motherhood
December 19, 2019
Marsha Ambrosius is letting people in on a brand new side of her as she jets sets in marriage and motherhood. ... read more »
Alicia Keys – Splice Remix Challenge
December 13, 2019
Alicia Keys, the 15-time GRAMMY award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer, just released the funky, futuristic “Time Machine” from her forthcoming seventh studio album. Now, she wants to hear what the Splice community and friends can do with her new track. ... read more »
Celebrate the Holidays at Winter Wonderland in South LA
December 12, 2019
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in South Los Angeles. The tree is lit on Century and  Broadway, Spotify released their zillionth holiday playlist and Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza has become a Winter Wonderland filled with holiday decorations and a melanated Santa Clause. December can quickly become a month-long sprint from store to holiday gathering and everywhere in between. Sometimes we can allow holiday stress to to define the holiday season. We try to budget for more gifts or try to squeeze in more holiday house visits than Mr. Claus himself, but our holiday memories are rarely about the stuff. The toys and gadgets, even those most desired, will gather dust before long. How many of these holiday gifts do we remember years later? Our strongest memories are connected to the people we love and as adults, children remember their family or community traditions more than any gift. Winter Wonderland is a remarkable opportunity to celebrate the simple things that make the holidays in South LA so beautiful and start or continue a family tradition and create life-long memories. ... read more »
Andrew “Boobie” LaVelle Price II Killed in Gardena Shooting
December 5, 2019
Police searching for suspects ... read more »
Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
Skip Marley debuted his song “Refugee” at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of World Children’s Day
November 28, 2019
Singer-songwriter, and grandson of the legendary Bob Marley brings awareness to the international crisis. ... read more »
Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform ‘Stand Up’ in the New Music Video Written for the Film ‘Harriet’
November 8, 2019
“Stand Up,” the original song written by Joshuah Brian Campbell and the film’s lead actress, GRAMMY®, Tony® and Emmy® winner Cynthia Erivo, serves as the film’s anthem to one of America’s greatest heroes, Harriet Tubman. The film is in theaters now and the song “Stand Up” is available both digitally and on CD here. ... read more / watch video »
Taste of Soul—SoCal’s #1 Family Festival
October 17, 2019
Celebrating 14 years, Taste of Soul remains the event to attend every year. ... read more »
USC Unveils Iovine and Young Hall
October 10, 2019
The Academy incorporates four disciplines: computer science, communication, arts, and business. ... read more »
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