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Kirk Franklin Receives Billionare Honor From Pandora
August 23, 2019
Becomes First Gospel Artist to Receive Honor   Nashville, TN (August 21, 2019) – On Thursday, August 15th fourteen-time GRAMMY®-winning artist/songwriter/producer, Kirk Franklin, was honored with a Billionaire plaque from Pandora. ... read more »
Teddy Riley Celebrates Receiving His Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame With A Free Concert In Hollywood
August 22, 2019
The star located at Cahuenga and Hollywood Boulevard celebrate the legacy of the famed producer. ... read more »
“Hitsville: The Making of Motown” Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label
August 15, 2019
Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest documentary, “Hitsville: the Making of Motown,” last Thursday, August 8 at the Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles. Unforgettable stars such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Thelma Houston and former Vandellas member Betty Kelly graced the red carpet alongside legendary producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, songwriter Janie Bradford, and of course, members of the Gordy family. ... read more »
Real Street Festival Brings Out Hip Hop’s Hottest Artists!
August 15, 2019
Many fans got the chance to take pictures and talk music with their favorite artists, as well as participate in the varied festivities ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 10, 2019
On this day, August 10, 2008, singer, songwriter, producer and actor Isaac Hayes passed away in Memphis, Tennessee. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Tweedl, A New Music Experience for the Digital World
August 1, 2019
One of the biggest challenges artists face in the music industry is sharing their songs with the world. Now through the music social networking app Tweedl, “everyone gets heard!” ... read more »
Central Ave. Jazz Fest Returns To L.A.
August 1, 2019
Beginning in 1996, the free event is known for featuring live jazz. ... read more »
Detectives Serve Search Warrant on Rapper YG’s Home
July 26, 2019
Sheriff's homicide bureau detectives served a search warrant today at a home leased by rapper YG in connection with a shootout that took place earlier this month in Compton and made one arrest. ... read more »
The Broad Presents ‘Black Fire Sessions’
July 25, 2019
Inspired by the radical experimentation of the Black Arts Movement, The Broad Museum presents, “Black Fire Sessions,” a two-part series featuring “live music by innovators of free jazz alongside younger artists at the intersections of jazz, R&B, electronic, hip-hop and soul.” Since March, The Broad’s “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983,” has celebrated the contributions of powerful Black Los Angeles-based artists during the Black Power movement. From this powerful exhibit emerges “Black Fire Sessions,” adding music to the conversation. ... read more »
Honoring Central Avenue’s Past, Preparing for the Future
July 25, 2019
Central Avenue is a vital artery at the heart of South Los Angeles with great history and a bright future! The legendary street includes historic landmarks like the famous Dunbar Hotel, Lincoln Theatre and the 27th Street Bakery. In the early 1900s, African Americans established organizations and institutions that defined and defended the community. Commerce, music and entertainment would go on to shape the beloved corridor. ... read more »
Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyoncé album
July 19, 2019
Beyoncé announced Tuesday that "The Lion King: The Gift,'' which will be released Friday, also includes songs with Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, Tierra Whack and Jessie Reyez. ... read more »
Meek Mill Seeks New Trial, Judge After Decade-Long Probation
July 19, 2019
Lawyers for Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. ... read more »
Judge Orders R. Kelly Held in Jail Without Bond in Sex Case
July 19, 2019
"If he was attracted to middle school girls in 1999 then he's still attracted to middle school girls,'' Assistant U.S. Attorney Angel Krull told U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber. "That's who the defendant is and that, your honor, makes him a danger today.'' ... read more »
‘Saving Our Sons’
July 18, 2019
Assembly member Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) will host a transformational one-day conference “Saving Our Sons” for boys of color in middle school and high school, drop-outs, wards of the court, continuation school students, youth on probation and those residing in foster and group homes. ... read more »
Kevin Nash, KJLH On-Air Radio Personality and Community Leader Shares the Power of Radio with Los Angeles, Past, Present, and Future
July 18, 2019
Having got his first job and as he says “big break” at age 12, Nash has been working over the air for 38 years. ... read more »
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