Monday, November 28, 2022
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The Influence of Black Culture at ComplexCon
November 23, 2022
ComplexCon is a visual display of power in Black culture. Showcasing a strong narrative of streetwear, shoes, food, and music; this two-day event was held in Long Beach, California, on Nov.19-20. ... read more »
Smithsonian African American Museum Honors Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther Costume in New Exhibit
November 18, 2022
Black Panther counts as the first superhero of African descent to appear in mainstream American comics, and the film is the first major cinematic production on the character. ... read more »
Hip Hop Artists Complete Back to School Tour 
November 10, 2022
California youth hip-hop artists HoodTrophy Bino (“Bino”) and Star2 recently completed a Back to School Tour with 16 schools spanning San Diego, Los Angeles, Palmdale, Riverside and Tempe, Arizona.    ... read more »
‘KYM’ — Kym Whitley — Brings Her Hilarious Life to the Podcast World
November 10, 2022
It’s the sound of her voice, gravely, sultry and deep that sets actress/comedian Kym Whitley apart from the crowd. You might not know how her face, but I am sure that you know her voice.  ... read more »
Chuck D on Death of Takeoff: ‘When Corporations Show Up God Leaves the Room’
November 7, 2022
You’ve got to blame some adults hiding behind the scenes, pied piping and pied papering all of this madness and making this kind of thing seem normal. Was there a shootout at a dice game? Yes. Were Black men involved in that circle? Yes. But it’s somebody pushing buttons and pulling levers and not only doing so but they have been greatly enriched financially by these incidents.” ... read more »
Jay-Z Reportedly Might Team with Jeff Bezos to Buy the Washington Commanders
November 4, 2022
Hip Hop star and business mogul Jay-Z signed a deal in 2019 with the NFL that gave him authority to determine the wildly popular Super Bowl halftime show. Jay-Z could eventually have his own NFL team in the big game. ... read more »
Entries Now Accepted for L.A.’s 2023 African American Heritage Guide
November 3, 2022
Our Authors Study Club, Inc. of Los Angeles (OASC) and Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) are planning for the 2023 African American Heritage Guide. ... read more »
Migos rapper Takeoff dead after Houston shooting, rep says
November 1, 2022
The rapper Takeoff, best known for his work with the Grammy-nominated trio Migos, is dead after a shooting early Tuesday outside a bowling alley in Houston, a representative confirmed. He was 28. ... read more »
Jenifer Lewis Names 2022 Leimert Park Village Book Fair Ambassador
October 27, 2022
Lewis leads a lineup of best sellers, crowd pleasers and fan favorites for the special virtual event of the 15th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair ... read more »
Pat Prescott Retires from Los Angeles’ KTWV-FM  94.7 The Wave
October 13, 2022
After 21 years of playing music at “The Soul of Southern California,” veteran radio host Pat Prescott of  KTWV-FM 94.7 “The Wave” is retiring from the morning show.  ... read more »
Miracle Theater Host ‘Funny 4 Real’ Comedy Show 
October 13, 2022
The “Funny 4 Real” comedy show takes place on Friday, October 21, at 7 p.m., at the Miracle Theater, 226 S. Market Street in Inglewood.  ... read more »
Black-Owned Streaming Service Vyre is the Platform for Global Independent Programming
October 6, 2022
The platform prides itself on housing content from acclaimed independent creators, and in the words of Hill, “our goal is to find the next generation of great filmmakers, we will find the next Spielberg, we will have their content on Vyre before it goes anywhere else.” ... read more »
Bakewell Media Presents Music for the Soul at Taste of Soul 2022 
October 6, 2022
Coming up at Taste of Soul, Bakewell Media’s Music Stage, “Music for the Soul,” sponsored by Chevy, will delight audiences with legendary soul groups Troop, Lakeside featuring Mark Wood, and Midnight Star, while showcasing exciting local acts in the realms of dance, hip-hop and R&B. Non-stop topnotch musical entertainment will add to Taste of Soul’s signature spirit of merriment, providing attendees with good vibes and great opportunities to dance during the family-friendly festival on October 15.  ... read more »
Taste of Soul & 102.3 KJLH Serve Up Top Musical Entertainment 
October 6, 2022
102.3 KJLH and Taste of Soul are partnering again to heat up the October 15th festival’s music stage. Major acts such as Kenny Lattimore and Ruff Endz will grace the music stage along with a host of exciting local performers and KJLH’s beloved on-air personalities.    ... read more »
Grammy Award- Winning Rapper, Coolio Dies at 59
September 28, 2022
Grammy Award-winng artist, Artis Leon Ivey Jr., better known as Coolio, has passed away.  ... read more »

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