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Black music stars shine bright at the 59th Grammy Awards  
February 15, 2017
The 59th annual Grammy awards opened up with singing sensation The Weeknd, who performed, “Starboy,” and “I Feel It Coming,” featuring a special guest collaboration with EDM pop group Daft Punk. ... read more »
Jazz Legend Al Jarreau Passes at 76
February 14, 2017
Legendary Jazz singer Al Jarreau passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles. This comes just days after he was retiring after being hospitalized for exhaustion. ... read more »
Butler Plans Concert at West Angeles COGIC
January 26, 2017
Jonathan Butler will bring his uplifting, upbeat 2017 show to the West Angeles Church of God in Christ on Friday, February 10. The Grammy® Award-Nominated recording artist and guitar virtuoso will performing his biggest hits and songs from his latest album, ... read more »
City of L.A. to Honor Johnny Mathis at African American Month Kick-off
January 25, 2017
Mayor Eric Garcetti, the LA City Council, Board of Public Works Commissioner Mike Davis, and Our Authors Study Club will honor music icon and three-time Grammy Hall of Fame inductee Johnny Mathis as the city’s 2017 AAHM Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. ... read more »
Soulja Boy Facing Felony Weapon Charges 
January 25, 2017
DeAndre Cortez Way, better known as rapper Soulja Boy, was recently charged with illegally possessing firearms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Jay Z Sells 33 Percent of Tidal to Sprint 
January 25, 2017
Hip Hop mogul Jay Z recently announced that he is forming a partnership with Sprint, which purchased a 33 percent stake in his Tidal music streaming company. ... read more »
DJ Crazy Toones passes away
January 10, 2017
It has been reported that west coast legend, DJ Crazy Toones, born Lamar Dupré Calhoun, has passed away ... read more »
Nina Simone and Thom Bell Receive Music’s Highest Honor: The Recording Academy® 2017 Special Merit Award
January 5, 2017
Two giants of soul enshrined with bronze plaques on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame have been awarded the music industry’s highest honor ... read more »
Run-DMC sues Wal-Mart, Amazon for $50M
January 5, 2017
Run-DMC has filed a $50 million lawsuit accusing retailers of selling products that traded on the group's name without permission. ... read more »
Top 10 albums from Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu
December 28, 2016
A list of the year's top 10 albums from Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu ... read more »
Bryshere Y. Gray, Tank, Woody McClain and More On Their Roles in The ‘New Edition Story’ Biopic Set to Air on BET 
December 21, 2016
Much can be said about the original “Boy Band” New Edition, from their roots as childhood pop-sensations, to their staggering pitfalls, breakups and worldwide success, essentially paving the way for male music groups like Blackstreet, NEXT, the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC and B2K. ... read more »
The Legacy Of The ‘Leimert Park Legend’ 
December 21, 2016
Dom Kennedy insists that we listen to his new album in the car. With his manager behind the wheel and the rapper in the passenger seat, he proudly narrates throughout the 15 tracks of his new album, Los Angeles Is Not For Sale, Vol. 1 which is slated for release on December 23rd. ... read more »
Stevie Wonder’s, Lionel Richie, John Legend, Queen Latifah and More Gather for Wonders House Full of Toys Benefit Concert at the Microsoft Theatre 
December 14, 2016
Recently, legendary singer, songwriter, musician and music producer Stevie Wonder held the 20th Anniversary of his House Full of Toys Benefit Concert at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. ... read more »
9th Annual Friends of Fuller B. Gordy ‘Strikefest’
November 30, 2016
The Motown legacy continued when Friends of Fuller B. Gordy held one of the most prestigious family-oriented charity events: The 9th Annual Friends of Fuller "Strikefest" ... read more »
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