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Motown Founder Berry Gordy Retires
October 10, 2019
He announced his retirement during the 60th-anniversary celebration of Motown that took place in Detroit last month. ... read more »
‘MICHAEL COLYAR’S MOMMA’ Charts “Ups, Downs and Zigs Zags” of Comedian’s Life
September 12, 2019
When comedian Michael Colyar talks to the LA Sentinel this past week, he has literally just had one of the most surreal experiences he’s ever had in his life. Not only did legendary soul musician Stevie Wonder just call into a radio talk show while Colyar was being interviewed, Wonder also asked Colyar for a ticket to one of the upcoming performances of his show Michael Colyar’s Momma. ... read more »
The Evolution of Bakewell Media’s Taste of Soul Festival
August 29, 2019
For 14 years, Los Angeles has enjoyed the annual Taste of Soul Family Food Festival on Crenshaw Blvd. The day-long festival presented by Bakewell Media boasts over 350,000 visitors just last year alone. Taste of Soul has become an institution in the Crenshaw community and draws people from L.A. and beyond, coming to enjoy live music and entertainment on more than five stages, delicious food from hundreds of vendors and shopping – including blocks and blocks of art, jewelry, clothing, beauty products as well as a plethora of free community services. The festival is family-friendly and known for being one of the largest and safest events in Southern California. Originally founded by Bakewell Media CEO Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. in 2005, Taste of Soul has grown exponentially over the years, and Mr. Bakewell says he can’t believe it’s been 14 years since its beginning. ... read more »
“Hitsville: The Making of Motown” Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label
August 15, 2019
Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest documentary, “Hitsville: the Making of Motown,” last Thursday, August 8 at the Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles. Unforgettable stars such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Thelma Houston and former Vandellas member Betty Kelly graced the red carpet alongside legendary producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, songwriter Janie Bradford, and of course, members of the Gordy family. ... read more »
Alice Walker: Hometown Celebrates Literary Legend’s 75th Birthday
August 9, 2019
Walker’s legacy of activism and storytelling was on full display at the event, which was held at the Georgia Writers Museum and included a day of activities and events to honor Walker’s life and achievements. ... read more »
Stevie Wonder says he’s getting a kidney transplant in fall
July 11, 2019
Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement after performing "Superstition'' at the end of a packed British Summer Time concert in London's sprawling Hyde Park. ... read more »
Chillin’ in Inglewood at the 2019 Earth Day Music Festival
May 10, 2019
The City of Inglewood partnered with Clippers Arena Inglewood, Consolidated Disposal Service (A Republic Service Company), West Basin Municipal Water District and 102.3 FM, RadioFree KJLH for the annual Earth Day Music Festival, Saturday, April 20, 2019, on the South Lawn of City Hall. ... read more »
WATCH: Family and Friends Arrive at John Singleton Funeral at Angelus Funeral Home
May 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. ... read more / watch video »
Wendy’s Window: The Struggle is Still Real
January 17, 2019
When I first started my event planning business over a quarter of a century ago, one of my favorite clients was working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).  I was originally hired by Genethia Hudley Hayes who was the executive director at the time.  She wanted me to come in and help with what was known as “King Week.”  ... read more »
Surviving R Kelly Delivers Strong Public Reaction and Repercussions
January 10, 2019
KJLH bans R Kelly Music, Georgia begins investigating into the self-proclaimed Pied Piper. ... read more »
Agape International Spiritual Center Moves to Beverly Hills
November 21, 2018
Agape International Spiritual Center, led by the Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, has relocated to the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. “It was time to move.   ... read more »
Singer Chaka Khan to be Grand Marshal of Rose Parade
October 25, 2018
Chaka Khan, a 10-time Grammy Award-winning R&B/soul artist, was named today as the grand marshal of 2019 Tournament of Roses. ... read more »
WATCH: Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson set to Speak at Aretha Franklin Funeral with Pink Cadillacs Included, Plus Stevie Wonder Shares Thoughts of Aretha Franklin
August 24, 2018
Details of speakers and performers released for Aretha Franklin’s funeral. Watch LIVE stream on Los Angeles Sentinel Facebook Page. Stevie Wonder discusses his last thoughts and words with the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
Breaking News: Tammi Mac Plans to Discuss Her Future at KJLH at 4:20pm Today
August 13, 2018
We hear from credible sources that Tammi Mac plans to discuss her future plans at KJLH at 4:20pm today! Mac recently took to Facebook to post a message about her relationship with Don Amiche. ... read more »
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