The Pulse of Entertainment: Well Deserved Honor Bestowed to Public Relations Guru Dr. Edna Sims by The Caucus

“They contacted me and said, ‘We have selected you to receive our Chairs Award because of your good work,’” Dr. Edna Sims said about the “Chairs Award” she recently received from The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors – a 40 year-old membership organization. Dr. Edna is a public relations specialist through her company ESP Public Relations. It is a full- service agency whose clients include The Caucus. Other clients, past and present, have included the MTV Network, Comcast, Spike Lee, Kim Kardashian, David E. Talbert, Katt Williams, ASCAP, Grammy Foundation, Radio One and Janet Jackson. Dr. Sims joined a

Public Relations Guru Edna Sims of ESP PR Joins Panelists at the 20th annual ‘Uplifting Minds II’ Entertainment Conference

Celebrating 20 years, the “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday November 9, 2019. Public Relations guru Edna Sims of ESP Public Relations joins the “ULMII” entertainment conference panel of professionals offering advice and over $15,000 in gifts and services for some of the talent (singers, songwriters, dancers and actors) to be showcased.

Assemblymember Mike Gipson Offers New Hope for Sickle Cell Disease in California – A Patient’s Story

At two years of age, my mother was worried because I cried almost constantly.  She noticed that my finger looked broken, which we would soon discover was a result of bone deterioration.  What she was about to discover after rushing me to the hospital shocked her.  She was told her two year old boy was suffering from Sickle Cell Disease.  It was 1988 and newborn screening only started in California in 1990.

Exclusive: ASCAP’s Women Behind The Music Panel

ASCAP sheds light on the fierce women changing the landscape of female executives in the entertainment industry. This year’s honorees included music executives Ashley Calhoun, the Vice Present of A&R at Pulse Music Group, Ericka Coulter, the Senior Director of A&R at Epic Records and Roc Nation singer-songwriter Kirby Lauryen. Host Cristina Chavez moderated the panel.


Rap Mogul MC Lyte, Bre-Z from Empire, and the amazing Tasha Cobbs share their favorite songs from the legendary Notorious B.I.G. at the ASCAP Rythym and Soul Awards, sponsored by Revolt Tv.


Rhodes produced Lecrae’s Grammy-nominated project, Anomaly, which went gold and scored songs for the major motion picture “Carter High” starring Vivica A. Fox, Charles S. Dutton and Pooch Hall.

ASCAP Honors A Tribe Called Quest during its 29th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently hosted its 29th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards last Thursday at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel. ASCAP, whose mission is to license and protect the music rights of artists, and to facilitate proper distribution of their music to promote fair compensation, set out to honor the best in songwriting and publishing for its 2015 membership and most performed songs on the R&B, hip-hop, rap and gospel charts.