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Frankie Beverly and Maze — living legends — still making Black history
February 11, 2021
I guarantee there is something in Frankie Beverly and Maze's 52 albums that has touched your soul, becoming a part of the soundtrack of your life. ... read more »
Rapper D Smoke takes patient walk to Grammy recognition
February 4, 2021
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, D Smoke talked about the pressure of finding success outside ``Rhythm + Flow,'' how being a teacher matured his lyrics and his thoughts on why Grammy voters nominated him and other 35-and-up rappers in the best rap album category. ... read more »
Black History Month Presents… Musical Legends
February 3, 2021
This list is not in any specific order but an overview of notable Black Music legends. This list is focused on music accomplishments and not scandal or outside information. ... read more / view gallery »
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Councilmember Curren Price Presents A Musical Celebration Honoring 25 Years of the Central Avenue Jazz Festival
December 10, 2020
FREE annual fan favorite event returns virtually Dec. 14-17 and includes performances from Barbara Morrison & The Bu Crew, 2021 2x GRAMMY nominee Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin ... read more »
Contemporary Jazz Band, The Katalyst, Make Their Debut with ‘Nine Lives’
December 10, 2020
The Inglewood based jazz band debut with “Nine Lives,” a free-spirited jazz album that truly catches the pulse of LA. ... read more »
Free Screening & Panel of Atlanta Black Tech Mecca Film Continues to Spotlight Excellence of Emerging Filmmakers in 2020 BHERC TV Virtual Film Festival
November 5, 2020
One of the best short film festivals featuring emerging and veteran filmmakers continues through November 29, 2020. ... read more »
The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Reveals Virtual Concert and Community Food Distribution
October 15, 2020
Despite COVID-19 Taste of Soul is still delivering food and music to the community. ... read more »
Jon Platt Joins Berklee’s Board of Trustees
September 24, 2020
Platt is the chair and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the leading global music publisher. ... read more »
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Leimert Park Jazz Festival 2020: The Virtual Experience
August 13, 2020
Anyone who knows Attorney Diane Robertson will not be surprised that a global pandemic can’t keep her signature event, the Leimert Park Jazz Festival, from taking place this year. Robertson is a force of nature when it comes to organizing, advocacy and building community.  And, while gathering in the heart of Los Angeles’ Black community won’t be possible this year, she has decided that the show must go on -- online.  ... read more »
Beyonce drops surprise single “Black Parade” on Juneteenth
June 25, 2020
Proceeds from the song will benefit Black-owned small businesses ... read more »
Community Icon Eso Won Bookstore Recieves Overwhelming Support on BHERC “Operation Love” Day
June 18, 2020
As part of its continuing effort to support the revitalization of the Black community BHERC rallied support for ESO WON Bookstore a business critical to the Los Angeles area that provides access to Black literature of all genres. ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials Look at Sector Task Force for Guidance Towards Economic Recovery
June 15, 2020
Monday June 15, Los Angeles County Officials delivered news surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic. As the city takes steps towards recovery, the numbers behind the spread of virus continues to fluctuate. Public officials are monitoring the data collected behind tests and hospitalization to cultivate an idea on the current severity of the virus. ... read more »
R&B Icon, Betty Wright, Passes at 66
May 14, 2020
Betty Wright paved the way for R&B female vocalists today. ... read more »
‘Good Golly, Miss Molly!’ Rock ’n’ Roll Icon, Little Richard, Passes at 87
May 14, 2020
He will always be one of the pillars on which Rock ’n’ Roll stands. ... read more »
AAFCA Statement on the Passing of Little Richard and Andre Harrell
May 12, 2020
AAFCA CEO and president shared a statement on the passing of the two musical icons ... read more »
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