Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival 2023

What: Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival When: June 17-18, 2023 Where: Hollywood Bowl, California Host: Arsenio Hall Kamasi Washington Leon Bridges West Coast Get Down St. Paul and The Broken Bones Digable Planets Poncho Sanchez Boukman Eksperyans Butcher Brown Andrew Gouché and Prayze Connection Aziza The Soul Rebels with Big Freedia Samara Joy Lionel Loueke and


SZA’s Sophomore Album ‘SOS’ Goes Platinum

Grammy-winning singer SZA collects more awards from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) this month. Her sophomore album, SOS, is now certified platinum for selling one million equivalent units.  A few songs from the chart-topping album also received new RIAA certifications. “Low,” “Nobody Gets Me,” Shirt” and “Blind” are now certified gold. Each song has


Dear AI, Black youth are beautiful, too

By Junior Bernadin As technology advances and artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more prevalent in our daily lives, it is crucial that the creators and developers of these technologies accurately represent and include all diverse groups.  For example, on Jan. 3, I generated a series of about one hundred images using the word “beautiful” in conjunction