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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 »
Royale Coalition’s ‘On the Line’ is now Oscar-Qualified 
September 22, 2022
Creators of the production company, Royal Coalition celebrate their latest win, their film “On the Line” is officially Oscar qualified.  ... read more »
Upcoming Event:  ‘Loss, Life, & Love’ festival happening in Leimert Park 
September 15, 2022
From Sept. 22-24, the Leimert Park Village will host the Reimagine’s Loss, Life, & Love festival.  ... read more »
Karen Bass for Mayor Campaign Gains Support From Culture and Entertainment Leaders
September 15, 2022
Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass is building a coalition across every neighborhood in Los Angeles. ... read more »
A Leader Without Authority: The Jamaa Fanaka Story
September 1, 2022
In a day and age in which up-and-coming filmmakers aspire to be the next Spike Lee, John Singleton, or Ryan Coogler, many are unaware that their forefather was Jamaa Fanaka. Once heralded as “The most famous unknown filmmaker in America” by Turner Movie Classics, Fanaka was a preeminent auteur (writer, director, producer) in the 1970s and ‘80s. ... read more »
Black Movie Soundtrack IV Soars at the Hollywood Bowl
August 26, 2022
Just when you thought Black Movie Soundtrack could not get any better, it did. The 4th edition soared on Wednesday at the Hollywood Bowl, exceeding expectations. ... read more »
‘The Black Beauty Effect’ — on Xfinity Channel This Fall
August 25, 2022
The “The Black Beauty Effect” docu-series, which will premiere this fall exclusively on the Black Experience on Xfinity channel, will closely examine the social change, past and present, within the beauty industry, through the lens of the successful Black women who have led the charge. ... read more »

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