‘ULMII’ National Talent Competition Adds Cash Prizes to its Winners’ Package in 2023

ULMII Entertainment Conference dance winner Tiarah Williams from Washington, DC with her ULMII Best Dancer Award. *Starting in 2023 the “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference will include cash prizes, along with its “Best Artist” Award to the winners of its national talent competition. The ULMII talent competition winners’ package also includes over $17,000 valued in


Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Other Elected Officials Show Support for Compton NAACP Branch | PHOTOs

Paulette Simpson-Gipson and Judge Kelvin Filer (Photo Credit:  Marilyn Smith) *On Saturday, January 28, at the Aeronautical Museum hanger inside the Compton/Woodley Airport in Compton CA, Harold Melvin’s “Wake Up Everybody” hung in the air, as more than 100 people filed in to see the swearing-in of the newest officers and Executive Committee members of


Raheem DeVaughn, Vandell Andrew and The Colleagues Share New Album ‘Love Euphoria’

Singer Raheem DeVaughn, saxophonist Vandell Andrew and production duo The Colleagues have teamed up for a new album, Love Euphoria. The eight-track project takes listeners on a dreamy, romantic journey filled with sweet crooning and jazzy instrumentation. It includes the previously shared songs “Euphoria (Raheem DeVaughn remix)” and the Goapele-featured “Love Around the Clock.” Regarding


Kelela Releases New Album ‘Raven’

After nearly a six-year hiatus, singer Kelela returns with her sophomore album, RAVEN. It’s the follow-up to her 2017 debut LP, Take Me Apart. Much of the album was produced by the Berlin duo OCA, composed of Yo van Lenz and Florian T M Zeisig. It includes additional contributions from Bambii, LSDXOXO, Kaytranada and more.