Black Herstory Month: Women Making Moves and Leading Change in The Music Industry

African Americans have made significant contributions to the art of music in many genres across generations. One musical genre that has roots back to slavery is gospel music. As slaves became Christians, a religion forced upon them, they began singing hymns later termed spirituals. Then with the abolition of slavery, a new form of music began to emerge. Free Blacks found themselves expressing their disappointment in a post-slavery society, birthing the smooth sound of the blues. Fast-forward to the late 1970’s, Hip-Hop was born. This cultural movement encompassed all past and present music expressions like spirituals, the blues, poems, art, stories,

Seeing the Evolution of Music through Flozigg

Flozigg, pronounced “Flow-zig,” is a ‘must-listen’ artist for modern soul. Each project he released recently has been a double entendre—as it pertains to the color and meaning— “Sage,” is the newest series coming online. Flozigg had an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel and explained his soul that melts with the sound he produces.

The Wyldebunch heat up the Miracle Theater

On Saturday, Dec.10, The Miracle Theatre in Inglewood, California was jam packed with Bad Boy fans looking to get their fix in timeless hits by Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G, Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, and more. The musical conglomerate, Wyldebunch, invited Los Angeles to one night filled with live performances of cover songs that revived the spirit of a priceless era.

Fill Your Stocking with Alicia Keys, Louis Armstrong, More

Holiday music might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but with new records from Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys and Debbie Gibson, there’s something that might appeal to everyone at the table. So pull out the record player, light some candles and get festive — and thankful for new music.

Orlando Presents ‘70s at 70 Birthday Concert’

Grammy-Nominated Artist/Percussionist Victor Orlando, known as the ‘”Percussionist to the Stars,” presents “70s at 70 Birthday Concert” on Tuesday, November 22, at Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood.  The red-carpet opens at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m.  1970s style dress is optional.