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Leimert Park hosts Belize Fest

LEIMERT PARK — Natives of the Central American country of Belize took over Leimert Park July 7 for the annual Belize Caye Fest. Cultural artists and musicians showed off their talent with speakers blasting the sounds of soca, samba and hip-hop.  Performers included Nicole Nicole Kimbrough, A Taste of Paradise Band and Inglewood hip-hop twin Read More…

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‘What advice would you give this year’s graduates?’

STREET BEAT ‘What advice would you give this year’s graduates?’ Glenn Samuel Leimert Park “Keep going, continue to go to school, you need it these days. It’s kind of rough if you don’t have it. You can’t stop right there, you got to keep going.” Ricky Bratton The Jungle “Once you finish high school … Read More…

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Rapper Snoop Dogg receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services Photo by Kristina Dixon HOLLYWOOD — Rapper Snoop Dogg, a 16-time Grammy nominee, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Nov. 19, four days before the 25th anniversary of the release of his debut album “Doggystyle.” Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, record producer Quincy Jones and the rapper Dr. Dre were Read More…