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Student Athlete of the Week: Sydney Blevins
March 21, 2019
Sophomore Sydney Blevins became team captain of the Hamilton Yankees girls basketball team for this past season. Not only did she help the team during their Open division playoff run, he was with the varsity team last season to help the team win a division II City Section championship. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Judea Watkins
February 28, 2019
Judea “Juju” Watkins is shaking up the prep circuit without having played a high school basketball game yet. ... read more »
Tank Speaks On Hosting Trumpet Awards and New Music
February 21, 2019
  The 2019 Trumpet Awards kicked off Sunday Feb. 17 on Bounce TV. The show highlights the achievements of African Americans who are positively creating change in the world. ... read more »
If Beale Street Could Talk, It Would Tell Memphis to ‘Copyright Me’
February 15, 2019
I will never forget the colorful characters of Beale Street: Men wearing coordinated suits, shoes and hats, with processed hair; curvaceous women walking with advertising gaits and long eye lashes; impromptu street concerts by bands and musicians; “barkers” pleading for customers to enter their stores and shops; shoe shine boys with their mobile shine parlors and the bustling crowds. ... read more »
61st Grammy Awards: A Night of Musical Expressions & Controversy
February 14, 2019
The 61st Grammy Awards celebrated music but also highlighted mental health advocacy, the power of womanhood, and following your dreams. ... read more »
Michael Jackson’s Mother, Katherine Jackson, Reportedly Gravely Ill
January 3, 2019
Katherine Jackson, the matriarch of the famed Jackson family, is reportedly gravely ill, with family members already fighting over her share of the late Michael Jackson’s estate. ... read more »
Peabo Bryson – R&B’s Most Passionate Advocate
January 3, 2019
Grammy and Oscar award-winning artist re-releases “Stand For Love” with two bonus tracks ... read more »
Taste of Soul—Come Feel the Love
October 18, 2018
The # 1 festival in SoCal invites everyone to celebrate 13 years of food, entertainment and fun. ... read more »
Beyonce, Jay Z Appear At City Of Hope Cancer Charity Event
October 18, 2018
The singer's vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit “Halo” and “Ava Maria” after saluting the character of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing CEO Jon Platt at the City of Hope gala near Los Angeles on Thursday night. She took the stage following her husband, Jay Z, who presented Platt with the Spirit of Life award during a charity event that raised more than $6 million. ... read more »
Raw Talent Graces the Stage at the StarQuest Singing Competition Audition
September 27, 2018
Bakewell Media closed out the month of September with the annual StarQuest Singing Competition live auditions (as part of the Taste of Soul Family Festival); where over 70 contestants courageously sang their hearts out during the in-person auditions at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. ... read more »
New CD Shows Peabo Bryson Still ‘Stands for Love’
August 30, 2018
Peabo Bryson grew up in South Carolina reading Black-owned newspapers like the Palmetto Leader and the Lighthouse and Informer. And, the legendary crooner who’s new album, ... read more »
Leon Thomas Prepares To Release New EP, “Genesis”
August 30, 2018
His new EP "Genesis" will be released August 24. ... read more »
Singing With Passion Comes Easy to Jordyn Simone
August 2, 2018
Singing is second nature to Jordyn Simone, a talented Los Angeles vocalist who is well on her way to stardom. ... read more »
Recording Academy Sets Feb. 10 Date for Grammy Awards
July 19, 2018
The Recording Academy announced the date for the Grammy Awards' return to Los Angeles, with the 61st annual ceremony set for Feb. 10 at the Staples Center.  ... read more »
4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza in Exposition Park
July 12, 2018
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren D. Price and The New 9th, presented the annual 4th of July Community Festival and Fireworks Show Wednesday, July 4, 2018. ... read more »
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