Showing posts from September, 2010


Kierrah Events & Velvet Ropes ENT Presents: HEALING THROUGH MUSIC 2 “A HOUSE PARTY WITH PEPPER MASHAY (Los Angeles, CA) – On Thursday, September 30, 2010, Kierrah Events & Velvet Ropes ENT presents the second showcase in the series entitled Healing Through Music. This showcase is subtitled “A House Party with Pepper Mashay” located at the legendary Jewel’s Catch One Disco in Los Angeles, CA. It’s a House Party!! House is a style of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago, Illinois, USA in the early 1980s. It was initially popularized in mid-1980s discothèques. House Music is strongly influenced by elements of soul- and funk-infused varieties of disco. This slamming party features Disco Diva Pepper Mashay. Pepper has sung for such artists as Tina Turner, Cher, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Celine Dion and many others. In 2000, Pepper exploded on the music scene with her hit “Dive in the Pool” (an unofficial song from Showtime’s “Queer As Folk”). In 2005, she rele

Trueful & guest artists Dru Hill H-Town & Ricky Jones shake rattle and ‘rock’ the LA Convention Center at The Old School Meets New Skool R&B concert

Trueful & guest artists Dru Hill H-Town & Ricky Jones shake rattle and ‘rock’ the LA Convention Center at The Old School Meets New Skool R&B concert – by Eugenia Wright aka Kleopatra Girl “An all points bulletin had mega reach to celebrities and media alike.” It was touted to be the “R&B” concert of the millennium but the word on everyone lips post concert was “rock.” I’m talking about Trueful’s CD release of “Taste of Class” at the Old School Meets New Skool concert held at the LA Convention Center. Posts comments from the crowd was “It rocked!” The “rockin’” weekend started the day before the concert at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel LAX where the main acts to perform, Trueful, Dru Hill, H-Town and R&B crooner Ricky Jones convened for a press conference. There, an elaborate buffet of cheese, fruit, vegetables, chips, dips and drinks were served. An all points bulletin alert from the PR Office (ISA PR) went out on the wires and the media turned out

Inside the Man of Steel: Interview with Xango Henry Pt. 1

His amazing smile shines on the big screen, the TV screen and the red carpets. I am talking about a man who is an actor, personal trainer, kick-boxer, and he has some talents that you will soon find out about in this interview. I am talking about Mr. Xango Henry. With all these skills and a hectic schedule, Xango is a proud Father of 5 children. Xango opens up in this interview and discusses his roots, shares his journey, fitness, his "Faster than a speeding bullet" acting career with over 27 feature films in over 2 years and giving back. Trust me you are going to be blown away! Life is good for the man of steel who feels with a big heart. This is the first part of one of an in depth interview in his own words. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Atlanta,Georgia in 1996. I have been here (Los Angeles) a little over 2 years. What is your nationality or cultural background? I was born African American. My ancestry according t

Ethnic World Pageants is Changing The Face of Pageantry

Culver City, CA September 9, 2010) - Beauty, Class, Style, Glamour and more is in store at The Ethnic World Pageant Sunday, September 19, 2010 at The Radisson West Hotel located at 6161 Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90280 at 7:00 PM. This Grand Red Carpet Event will showcase women from all around the world from different backgrounds, cultures, ages and ethnicities. These women will not only "strut their stuff" but they will also signify their intellect competing in several aspects including Fashion Wear, Cultural Expression, Evening Gown, Athletic Wear and Community Service. The Ethnic World Pageant has Six (6) divisions : Pre-Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms. , Mrs. and Elegance The purpose of the Ethnic World Pageant is to give women the opportunity to build positive relationships with other women who are inspiring and working diligently to leave a dynamic impact on the communities they serve. This awe-inspiring event will be filled with live entertainment including a very speci

Think Big Entertainment is Not Just a Record Label; IT'S A MOVEMENT!!

Ralph Waldo Emmerson once said, "A Man's Life is what his thoughts make of it." That statement is what embodies the magic and creativity of Think Big Entertainment. Founded in 2008 by Patrick Wright and Justin Ballou, Think Big Enetertainment is unstoppable with the support and staff there is always new and exciting material surfacing. The business model is based on goals. The goal of Think Big Entertainment is to take high quality entertainment to another level. Think Big's goals are filled with determination, motivation and inspiration. These goals are steadily being accomplished. Think Big is a new, fresh and innovative label that's stiiring up the right recipe for the industry. Rising Music Producer and Artist T.B. (Terrence Brown) A.K.A. Tha Bizness has been with Think Big Entertainment since day one. T.B. has released two (2) mixtape/Street albums entitled "Think Big Vol.1" and "The Jack of all Trades." These albums are a testament

Starting the School Year off right for our young people at The 5th Annual Kierrah Foundation Back To School Celebration

(September 7, 2010- Carson, CA ) - It's that time of year again. You've got that right. It is time for The Kierrah Foundation's Annual Back to School Celebration on September 11, 2010. 2010 marks the 5th year and will be taking place at Del Amo Park located at 703 East Del Amo Blvd, Carson, CA from 2:00 P.M.-5:00P.M. This festive celebration will be filled with sharing, giving, fun times and touching lives as it is every year. Celebrity guests will be in attendance to offer words of encouragement, sign autographs, story-telling, take pictures and assist with passing out back packs to our children. Each year, The Kierrah Foundation, along with the generosity of the community assists approximately 50 children with school supplies. This tradition was started by the Founders of The Kierrah Foundation, Brandy "Auntee" Sanders and her late husband Stan "Unc" Sanders. It is their "vision turned reality" in serving young women and their child

Ethnic World Queens parades a Taste of Trueful's Class @ Old Skool meets New School Press Conference and Red Carpet Concert

(Los Angeles, California, September, 2010) – On Friday, September 17, 2010, In support of New School R& B's Rising Star Trueful and his ground breaking, star-studded , red carpet concert "Old School Meets New Skool with R&B heavy hitters Dru Hill, Silk, H-Town and more , Aiisha Ferguson, Director of Ethnic World Pageant along with two (2) of the pageants international Queens will be in attendance at the Official Old School Meets New Skool Press Conference which will take place at Four Points Sheraton Hotel 9750 Airport Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA in the (San Diego ballroom) at 2:30 PM. In addition to his concert of all concerts on Saturday, Trueful will also be performing at the highly anticipated Ethnic World International Pageant that will take place on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at the Radisson Westside Hotel located at 6161 W. Centinela Ave., Culver City, CA 90280. 20 Ethnic Pageant Beauties including current queens and delegates will also be sashayin

Benefiting L.E.A.D

It was a night filled with dialogue, poetry, giveaways, food, singing, fellowship, and good times; all while raising awareness and money for a powerful up and coming organization L.E.A.D. L.E.A.D stands for Leadership Through Empowerment Action and Dialogue which was founded by Ely Flores and supported by co-founders Noe Orgaz and Bea Sweet. On August 14, 2010, Acapulco Restaurant in Hollywood hosted a benefit dinner for L.E.A.D. 25% of all food and non-alcoholic beverages that were purchased during the dinner was donated to this ground-breaking organization. L.E.A.D staff member Alejandro Estrada along with the founders had an amazing program in store. Ely and Noe opened up with talking about the purpose of the benefit dinner which was to raise funds because LEAD is currently working on building leadership chapters throughout Los Angeles County. Empowering our youth and creating social change is the core value of L.E.A.D. There were jaw-dropping performances by a young and very t