L.A. Inner-City Mass Choir

Church Comes to the ‘Shaw’ via Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage

The Spirit of the Lord enveloped 39th St. and Crenshaw Blvd. at the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage as vocalists and choirs rocked the corner with powerful, inspirational music. Thousands crowded the area to praise God with singing, clapping, shouting and holy dancing while listening regional and national artists lift up the name of Jesus through multiple formats. The stage, sponsored by LIVEFREE and the Black Leadership Aids Coalition, opened the first half with talent recruited by Pastor Kelvin Sauls of Sauls Enterprises and Ricardo Mowatt of Mowatt Entertainment. Christian comedian J-Red returned as emcee and kept the audience entertained with

Founder Jeffrey Coprich to Retire as L.A. Inner-City Choir Director

After more than two decades as director of the renowned L.A. Inner-City Mass Choir (LAICMC), founder Jeffrey Coprich is retiring. To salute his legacy, a retirement celebration will be held in conjunction with LAICMC’s 26th Annual Concert on Saturday, June 11, at 6 p.m., at People’s Independent Church of Christ, 5856 West Blvd., in Los Angeles. The event is free and open to the public. A number of gospel artists will join Bishop Craig A. Worsham, host pastor, in acknowledging Coprich’s career. The special guests include Nikki Potts, Markees Williams, Nysa Shenay, Sonya Griffin, Jamelle Jones and Freed, Cinque Cullar