Cover Songs from Pasadena’s 1st Black Mayor Discovered (circa 1973)

Now, for Pasadenans that have been around for a few generations may already know about Loretta Thompson Glickman, Pasadena’s first African American Mayor. And for those who know even more are aware that she was a traveling Jazz/Pop musician before getting involved in politics. As her music career came to a close, she wanted to start a family. Born in 1945, Loretta Thompson Glickman was a Jazz singer who toured with The New Christy Minstrels, an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961. She also performed the show “London Fog” LIVE at The Gold Rush on … Continue reading Cover Songs from Pasadena’s 1st Black Mayor Discovered (circa 1973)

Keith Sweat on today’s R&B: "Not the R&B that I know it to be" in Exclusive Interview

Exclusive Q&A w/ Keith Sweat about coming up in the game, what he thinks about R&B music today, and what fans who have yet to see his Vegas show, Keith Sweat: Last Forever can expect. Take me back to 1987 when the album Make It Last Forever was released. It was a time of a new artist coming out with new music trying to make an impact on the music scene. So me dropping an album in 87, or music in 87, was to make a statement and somewhat different than what was out because you had a harder drum beat … Continue reading Keith Sweat on today’s R&B: "Not the R&B that I know it to be" in Exclusive Interview

Percy Johnson interviews artists on the Gold Carpet

Percy Johnson, a native of Pasadena, California, interviewed local artists who attended and performed at the BringingItTogether Gold Carpet Open Mic Photo Shoot & Drum Circle on Friday December 30th, 2016.  Continue reading Percy Johnson interviews artists on the Gold Carpet

DMX Calls Police Officers and Fire Fighters ‘True Heroes’

The Yonkers Police Department and Fire Department gathered on Friday (Oct. 21) for their annual Toughman Competition charity event, and were met with a heart-warming speech by one of the night’s famous attendees,DMX. “On February 8, [they] saved my life,” the legendary rapper told the room of policemen and firemen in a video TMZ released. “To go from, at one point running from the police to get away from shit — you know, to get away from what I was doing — to having those same police save my life…” Earlier this year, DMX was found unconscious in the… Read … Continue reading DMX Calls Police Officers and Fire Fighters ‘True Heroes’