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L.A. DIGEST: Black Business Association to host Black Music Awards

LOS ANGELES — The Black Business Association will host its annual Black Music Awards at 7 p.m. June 25 on Facebook Live. This year’s theme is “The Business Behind The Music.” Special awardees include Gail Mitchell, Billboard executive director for her outstanding excellence in journalism; KJLH Radio owner Stevie Wonder for his historical excellence in Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Who You Gonna Call?’ Ray Parker Jr. provides the answers

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer As a Detroit teen cutting his musical teeth as a Motown session player to a renowned studio guitarist and a platinum artist fronting his own group, Ray Parker Jr. has arguably played on more hit records than anyone alive. His storied career is now the subject of a fascinating new Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: City to designate intersection Berry Gordy Square

Mission accomplished. Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and special guests will dedicate the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue as “Berry Gordy Square,” to pay tribute to the iconic record producer and founder of Motown records at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25. This location has tremendous historic significance as the former home of Motown Read More…