Ok, here I go…will you?

July 2011

7/6-7/9 15th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) @ The Ritz-Carlton, Miami, FL

7/31 KCRW’s World Festival    f/w Ziggy Marley @ The Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA

June 2011

6/11-6/12 33rd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival @ The Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA


May 2011

5/20 Aloe Blacc, Belly Up Tavern, Solano, CA

5/22 Aloe Blacc, Music Box, Hollywood, CA

April 2011

4/15-4/17 Coachella @ Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA (Check the web-site for more info)

March 2011

3/4/ 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA

3/11  “I Will Follow” opening nation-wide; check local listings

3/13 J*Davey@ The Key Club, Hollywood, CA

3/19-3/20 6th Annual Jazz in The Gardens @Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL

3/22 Raphael Saadiq f/w Quadron @ The Music Box, Hollywood, CA

3/22 L.A. Lakers v Phoenix Suns, The Staple Center, CA

3/23 Raphael Saadiq @ The Grammy Museum, DTLA CA

3/24 Theopilus London @ The Key Club, West Hollywood, CA

February 2011

2/5-5/4 Hip-Hop Culture Odyssey @ The Grammy Museum, DTLA, CA

2/10 GRAMMY Foundation Music Preservation Event;  Word Revolution: A Celebration of the Evolution of Hip-Hop @ The Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

2/11 Kiss n Grind “The Grammy Edition” @ The Vanguard, Hollywood, CA

2/10 El Debarge @ BCHP Live! (Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza), Los Angeles, CA

2/12 7th Annual Roots Jam Session Pre-Grammy Concert; Hollywood, CA

2/14 Goapele f/w Dj Eque @ The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA, US

2/21 Russell Simmons Book Signing @ The Nate Holden Center, Los Angeles (6-9pm)

2/22 A Tribute to Teena Marie @ The Grammy Museum, DTLA

2/24 Erykah Badu @ House of Blues Sunset Strip, Hollywood, CA

2/25 Icons of The Music Industry: Russell Simmons @ The Grammy Museum, DTLA

2/26 Esperanza Spalding @ Bovard Auditorium @ USC, Los Angeles, CA

January 2011

1/20 Dwele  @ BHCP Live! (Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza) Los Angeles, CA

1/20 Midnite @ The Key Club,  West Hollywood, CA

1/7 Nikki Giovanni @ Eso Won Books, Leimert Park, CA

1/8 Spike Lee @ Eso Won Books, Leimert Park, CA

November ’10

11/1 Aloe Blacc @ Amoeba Music, Hollywood, CA

11/3 & 11/6  “Master of the Mix” Premieres on Centric and BET (check your local listing for more)

11/4 Lalah Hathaway @ BHCP Live! 7Pm Center Court

11/13 Wonder-Full LA5; DJ Spinna @ Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA

11/19 Chico & Rita Premieres in the UK (check your local listing)

October ’10

9/30-10/3 7 For All Mankind Warehouse Sale, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. RSVP and it’s free!

10/8 Ghetto Physics-Will The Real Pimps & Ho’s Please Stand Up, Selected Theaters (check your local listing)

10/9 Black Dynamite-The Animated Series Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel Discussion @ Comic Con, New York, New York (8pm)

10/9 Lenny Kravitz & Lee Daniels, Iconoclasts, The Sundance Channel, (check local listing for times)

10/16 Jump N’ Funk w/DJ Rich Medina @ Tantra, Silverlake, CA

10/18 Puma Social Club w/DJ Maseo @8730 Sunset Blvd, Free All Night w/RSVP

10/20 Jesse Boykins III @ Little Temple, Silverlake, CA

10/20 El DeBarge @ The Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA

1o/21 Mary J. Blige introducing her “Melodies” Sunglasses @ Nordstrom at The Grove, Los Angeles,CA  1-3PM

10/22 El DeBarge, Black & White Beautiful Ball @ The YWCA Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10/22 Ghetto Physics-Will The Real Pimps & Ho’s Please Stand Up, Nation-wide

10/24 K’naan @ Belly Up; San Diego, CA

10/25 Bilal Live @ Amoeba Music Hollywood, CA 7pm-Free (get there early)

10/28/ Kiss-N-Grind b/w Bilal, J*Davey, & Quadron @Echo Plex

10/28 De La Sou w/Gorillaz @ The Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles, CA

10/30 Janelle Monae @The Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA


9/26/10 Abbott Kinney Festival in Venice, CA, 10am-6pm

9/26/10 BCBG’s Fall 2010 “Most Wanted Event” @ BCBG Brentwood Garden (going from 9/23-9/26)

9/28/10 Terry McMillan Book Reading and Signing @ The California Science Center Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 7pm (Reception following)

9/30-10/3/10 7 For All Mankind Warehouse Sale, LA Convention Center, Downtown Los Angeles, CA


12/2/09 Corrine Bailey Rae @ The Hotel Cafe, Hollywood, CA (Good to see her back)


11/13/09 Dj Spinna and Bobbito’s “Wonder-Full” LA wsg DJ Rashida @ The Vanguard Nightclub, Hollywood, CA (we have a dilemma y’all!)

11/13/09 Julianne & Stephen Marley @ The House of Blues Sunset Strip, Hollywood, CA

11/19/09 Snoop wsg DJ Quik @ Club Nokia, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

11/20/09 Raphael Saadiq @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA


10/3/09 The Pharcyde @ The Key Club, Hollywood, CA

10/16/09 Maxwell w/Common and Chrisette Michele @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA

10/22/09 Me’Shell Ndegeocello @ The El Rey, Los Angeles, CA

10/28/09 Rakim @ The El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA



9/5/09 Mos Def w/Erykah Badu @ The Palladium, Hollywood, CA

9/11/09 Talib Kweli @ The Key Club, Hollywood, CA

9/16/09 Esperanza Spaudling @ The El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

9/18/09 Soul Slam V Prince & Michael Jackson @ Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA (DJ Spinna)

9/25/09 DJ Quik @ House of Blues Sunset Strip, Hollywood, CA (Honorable Mentioned; we might be there)

9/26/09 Common and Friends (De La Soul, Nas, The Roots, Q-Tip,+) @ The Palladium, Hollywood, CA



8/8/09 Rock the Bells@ The San Manuel Amphitheatre, San Bernadino, CA

8/11/09 John Forte @ The Hotel Café, Hollywood, CA

8/15/09 Zap Mama@ The Grand Performance California Plaza, Downtown Los Angeles~FREE

8/15/09 Redman, Method Man, Ghostface @ House of Blues Sunset Strip, Hollywood, CA

8/23/09 Ultrawave Reunion  @ “Glam Slam” (333 South Boylston), Downtown Los Angeles, CA

8/29/09 MJ’s Birthday Tribute @ The Church, 606 E. 6th Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA (Dj ?Love, Dj Rahisda, Dj Loslito, and Dj Viktar Dulplaix)