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Mom of 9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Duffel Bag Officially Charged With Her Daughter’s Murder

Taquesta Graham, the mother of a young California girl whose body was found stuffed in a duffel bag, has officially been charged with her daughter’s murder.KTLA reports that 28-year-old Taquesta Graham made her first court appearance Wednesday (Mar. 20), but the arraignment was postponed until April 16th.Graham and her boyfriend, 38-year-old Emiel Hunt, are accused of killing Graham’s 9-year-old daughter, Trinity Love Jones, earlier this month. RELATED: 9-Year-Old Trinity Love Jones Identified A...
Tags: Crime, News, Trending, California, Charged, Child Abuse, Children, Emiel Hunt, Hacienda Heights California, Kids, Los Angeles, Murder, Parenting Fail, Taquesta Graham, Trinity Love Jones

Mom of 9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Duffel Bag Officially Charged With Murder

Taquesta Graham, the mother of a young California girl whose body was found stuffed in a duffel bag, has officially been charged with her daughter’s murder.KTLA reports that 28-year-old Taquesta Graham made her first court appearance Wednesday (Mar. 20), but the arraignment was postponed until April 16th.Graham and her boyfriend, 38-year-old Emiel Hunt, are accused of killing Graham’s 9-year-old daughter, Trinity Love Jones, earlier this month. RELATED: 9-Year-Old Trinity Love Jones Identified A...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Charged, Child Abuse, Children, Emiel Hunt, Hacienda Heights California, Kids, Los Angeles, Murder, Parenting Fail, Taquesta Graham, Trinity Love Jones

Soulection’s 400th Episode

Soulection (Soundcloud sensation turned Beats 1 radio show) is hosting a ticketed recording of their 400th episode in Los Angeles on Saturday, 23 March. Joe Kay, the show’s co-founder and head A&R, recorded the first episode in January of 2011 and has since amassed over five weeks’ worth of recorded audio—that’s not even including his live shows and DJ sets, which he does almost nightly—and …
Tags: Design, Los Angeles, Live, Radio, Culture, Hip-hop, Beats 1, Linkaboutit, Concerts, Live Performances, Soulection, Joe Kay, Radio Shows

Spotify Songwriter Town Hall Charm Offensive: Go Ahead, Make My Day [Op-Ed]

In an effort to combat some of the negative press it's been receiving over its efforts to keep down songwriter royalty rates, Spotify is planning to hold a series of "town halls" where songwriters can air their concerns, a tactic the streaming company tried in 2014, with less than ideal results. ________________________ Op-ed by Chris Castle of Music Tech Solutions If you’ve heard about the high turnover at Spotify, here’s the latest confirmation:  Someone at Spotify evidently thinks...
Tags: Spotify, Music, New York, Texas, Marketing, US, Los Angeles, Guest Post, Streaming, Nashville, Music Business, Soho House, Blake Morgan, Chris Castle, Publishing & Songwriting, Copyright Royalty Board First

'Ashes to Ashes' Is the Second Half of Chris O’Leary’s Deep Dive into all Things Bowie

For those who have ever wondered if a blog can become a book, Chris O'Leary would respond with a hearty yes: his blog, Pushing Ahead of the Dame yielded two books. The current edition, Ashes to Ashes, begins in 1976, as David Bowie and Iggy Pop are planning to escape the dregs of life in Los Angeles and set up shop in Berlin. O'Leary adds a quick note to bring the reader up to date, had they missed his first volume, Rebel Rebel (Zero Books, 2015) covering Bowie's creative work from 1964 to 1976....
Tags: Music, New York, Review, Berlin, America, Los Angeles, Experimental, Book Review, Pop, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Nile Rodgers, Electronic, Blackstar, Repeater, Simon

Young Sixx – NoHo Nightz (EP)

Hailing from Los Angeles-by-way-of-Germany, meet up-and-coming recording artist Young Sixx. Remarkably talented, equipped with an essential flow and extremely charismatic, the bonafide star makes a global first impression in latest EP release, titled, NoHo Nightz. Sixx’s latest body of work is an exciting 8-track collective filled with trendsetting production, immeasurable potential and prolific wordplay. Featuring guest appearances by Notes and Darnell Wilson, the project includes breakout ...
Tags: Germany, Los Angeles, Albums, Jazz, Sixx, Darnell Wilson, I.A.R. Entertainment, NoHo Night, Notes Wilson, Young Sixx, NoHo Nightz, Nightz Sixx, Twitter and Instagram Follow Young Sixx

Watch the Trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Sony Pictures have released the first teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s forthcoming, highly anticipated film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Watch after the jump… Set in Los Angeles in 1969, the movie follows TV actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) as they try to break into the film industry. The all-star cast also includes Margot Robbie (as Sharon Tate), Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern and Emile Hirsch. Once Upon a Tim...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jazz, Brad Pitt, Sony Pictures, Quentin Tarantino, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Hollywood Watch, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Rick Dalton Leonardo DiCaprio

Drugdealer – “Honey” (Feat. Weyes Blood)

The Los Angeles musician Michael Collins used to work under the names Salvia Plath and Run DMT, and now he's getting ready to release an album under the honestly-just-as-problematic moniker Drugdealer. This time around, Collins is messing around with sunbaked '70s California folk-rock, and he's getting some help from some prominent people. Mac DeMarco mixed … More »
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Collins, Michael Collins, Weyes Blood, Drugdealer, Salvia Plath

Popdose Exclusive Premiere: Christie Huff, “Black & White”

Popdose is very pleased to present to you this exclusive of Christie Huff’s new single, “Black & White”.  The Los Angeles-based up-and- coming songstress is beginning to break through—her recent single “Urban Love” was added to Spotify’s Wild Country and Pop Co playlists and “Black & White” is a classic slice of country/pop balladry.  The song is taken from a forthcoming E.P. release and stands out as a powerful first track. “”Black & White” is a song about the difficulty of young love endin...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Los Angeles, Popdose, Rob Ross, Los Angeles CA, Black White, Popdose Exclusives, Neo-country, Christie Huff, Pop Co

The Growlers will celebrate Beach Goth Halloween at the Hollywood Palladium

It’s not even officially spring yet, but Los Angeles indie rock band The Growlers are already revealing a few of the details for their annual Beach Goth Halloween, which will take place over two nights, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, at the Hollywood Palladium. Now in its eighth year, Beach Goth Halloween will continue the tradition of hosting special guests, lots of surprises, oddities, art installations and headlining sets by The Growlers each night. The band will undoubtedly be dressed up in some sort o...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, LBC, Stagecoach, Guy Fieri, Snoop Dogg, Concerts, Pomona, Hollywood Palladium, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts

Everything We Know About Netflix’s 2019 Original Series

Netflix is officially the future. First, the streaming service made history by being the first network, or “network,” this century to have more Emmy nominations than HBO. Then, it went and tied the premium cable giant at the 2018 Emmys with both companies taking home 23 total awards.So, it’s time to actually look into the future of Netflix. With 2019 in full swing, it's time to figure out what treats lie in our streaming future. And, the next year is already filled with ultra bingeable promise....
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Netflix, Elton John, Drew Barrymore, Gillian Anderson, Idris Elba, Las Vegas, Coachella, Ellen Page, Ellie Kemper, Kiernan Shipka

Trinity Love Jones’ Mother Arrested for Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl Found in Duffel Bag

The mother of Trinity Love Jones, the 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag, has been arrested in connection with her murder.Last week, 28-year-old Taquesta Graham was reportedly extradited from Texas to Los Angeles and was initially being held on an unrelated warrant.Now, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has booked Graham for the murder of her daughter, Trinity Love Jones.Graham’s boyfriend, Emiel Hunt, was arrested on March 9th after the girl’s body was found dumped o...
Tags: Murder, Texas, Crime, Kids, News, Children, California, Los Angeles, Sex Offenders, Long Beach, Jazz, Arrested, Graham, Child Abuse, Trinity, Jones

New Zealand Venues Cancel Phil Anselmo Shows Over 2016 “White Power” Incident

Three years ago, Phil Anselmo, the former singer of Pantera, yelled the words "white power" onstage. This was at an all-star Los Angeles tribute to Dimebag Darrell, his former Pantera bandmate, and Anselmo threw a Nazi salute while delivering that phrase. Immediately afterward, Anselmo claimed that he'd been joking, saying that the phrase … More »
Tags: Music, News, Los Angeles, New Zealand, Pantera, Dimebag Darrell, Phil Anselmo, Anselmo

Shorties (Laurie Halse Anderson on Her New Memoir-in-Verse, An Interview with Jenny Lewis, and more)

Laurie Halse Anderson discussed her new memoir-in-verse Shout with Weekend Edition. The Los Angeles Times profiled singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis. Stream a new song by Lewis. March's best eBook deals. eBooks on sale for $1.99 today: Stream a new Hey Cowboy! song. The Guardian interviewed Nikesh Shukla about the anthology he edited, The Good Immigrant. R.I.P., guitarist Dick Dale. Granta and Literary Hub shared excerpts from Summer Brennan's new book, High Heel. The Cur...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, David, Dave Eggers, New York Public Library, Los Angeles Times, Jenny Lewis, Sxsw, Marlon James, Lewis, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Literary Hub, Nikesh Shukla, Los Angeles Review of Books, Brennan, Elizabeth McCracken

Photos: Flogging Molly fans pre-game at the Hollywood Palladium on St. Patrick’s Day

Thousands of St. Patrick’s Day revelers filed into the Hollywood Palladium parking lot off Sunset Boulevard early on Sunday afternoon to take part in KROQ 106.7/FM’s official pre-party for Flogging Molly’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Los Angeles. Doors for the show didn’t officially open until 6 p.m., but fans showed up in droves to get an early start to the celebration, which included a live stage provided by HD Sound Space that featured sets by Blue Deux, KROQ’s own DJ Jeremiah Red...
Tags: Music, Molly, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Sydney, LBC, Flogging Molly, Briggs, Snoop Dogg, Concerts, Dick Dale, KROQ, Sunset Boulevard, El Tri

He had countless hit records. You never heard of him.

Hal Blaine, the behind-the-scenes heartbeat of over 40 #1 hits, has died at 90. Many records by 1960s and 1970s artists were secretly recorded by session musicians and singers. These unheralded performers were some of the most talented artists ever. None Drummer Hal Blaine died on March 11 at 90 years young. Though you may not know his name, he was arguably the most important drummer in the history of recorded music. And the fact that so few were aware of his existence is no accident. If you'...
Tags: Art, Spotify, Music, Bruce Springsteen, Entertainment, Wikipedia, Glen Campbell, Los Angeles, Katy Perry, Innovation, Metallica, Singer, Recording, Detroit, Frank Sinatra, Guitar

Former Disney Star Kyle Massey Sued for Sexual Misconduct for Allegedly Sending Nude Pics to 13-Year-Old Girl

Former Disney star Kyle Massey has been hit with a $1.5 million lawsuit from a 13-year-old girl who claims he sent her sexually explicit photos and video that allegedly included shots of his erect penis.TMZ reports that the girl claims in the lawsuit that she and her mom met Massey star at Universal City back in 2009 when she was four years old.The girl says the former That’s So Raven star kept in contact with her and touted himself as a father figure. The girl said she was interested in pursuin...
Tags: Wtf, Celebs, Disney, Los Angeles, House, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kyle, MASSEY, Cory, Jane Doe, Universal City, Sexual Misconduct, Disney Star, Kyle Massey, That's So Raven

UPDATE: Paris Jackson Denies Suicide Attempt Reports, Calls TMZ “F**king Liars”

UPDATE (6:22 PM EST): Paris Jackson has slammed reports from TMZ that she attempted suicide, calling the gossip site “f**king liars.”fuck you you fucking liars— Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) March 16, 2019 Original story:Paris Jackson was rushed to the hospital on Saturday (Mar. 16) after she attempted suicide … and sources say that had something to do with the drama surrounding the “Leaving Neverland” documentary.According to TMZ, police and EMS were sent to Jackson’s home in Los Angeles...
Tags: Hbo, Celebs, Los Angeles, Paris, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jackson, Michael Jackson, EMS, Suicide Attempt, MJ, Paris Jackson, Wade Robson, Celebrity Kids, James Safechuck, Leaving Neverland

Paris Jackson Explicitly Denies Report She Attempted To Harm Herself

Paris Jackson has denied that she tried to harm herself. TMZ reported Saturday that Jackson attempted suicide, and she responded directly to the news outlet’s tweet, saying, “fuck you, you fucking liars.”A source close to Jackson tells Refinery29 that she did have a incident on Saturday morning that required medical treatment but that reports that she was on a 5150 hold along with reports of a suicide attempt were not true.Jackson responded to a tweet from Real Housewives of New York star Bethe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Los Angeles, Paris, Madeleine McCann, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Lapd, EMS, Michael, Bethenny Frankel, Real Housewives Of New York, HIPAA, Paris Jackson, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Watch Lady Gaga Perform Surprise Frank Sinatra Covers Set At Fred Durst’s LA Jazz Night

Fred Durst might not be the first name you associate with the Los Angeles jazz community, but for the last few years, the Limp Bizkit frontman has been hosting a jazz night at the city's magic-themed Black Rabbit Rose lounge and theater. On Thursday, Lady Gaga stopped by the event, where she performed a surprise … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Los Angeles, Lady Gaga, Frank Sinatra, Fred Durst, Gaga, Watch Lady Gaga Perform Surprise Frank Sinatra, LA Jazz Night

R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Says He Beat Her With an Extension Cord & Ripped Her Hair Out

A former girlfriend of R. Kelly’s is speaking out about the abuse she suffered at the hands of the singer during their 9-year relationship.If you watched Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, the name Dominique Gardner should sound familiar. The final two parts of the six-part series showed footage of Dominique during her relationship with Kelly, following her mother as she rescued her from a Los Angeles-area hotel where she was allegedly being held against her will.Speaking with the docume...
Tags: Celebs, Los Angeles, Physical Abuse, Pop Culture, Jazz, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Abuse, R. Kelly, Trending, Kelly, Gardner, Dominique, Joycelyn Savage, Azriel Clary, Dominique Gardner, Kelly Gardner

I Have A BA In Theater — & Now I Make $139K As A Nurse Practitioner

In our series My 6-Figure Paycheck , women making more than $100,000 open up about how they got there and what exactly they do. We take a closer look at what it feels like to be a woman making six-figures — when only 5% of American women make that much, according to the U.S. Census — w ith the hope it will give women insight into how to better navigate their own career and salary trajectories.Today, we chat with a nurse practitioner from Los Angeles, CA. Previously, we spoke to a creative direc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, Los Angeles, Seattle, Upstate New York, U S Census, NP

Decoded: The Smart Way To Spend Your Music Money (Pt. 1)

In part one of five part series on how to effectively allocate money in the correct places in order to benefit your music career, we hear four pieces of advice from industry experts on when and where to put your money, and the dangers of investing in the both your cash and your time in the wrong place. _________________________________ Guest post from AWAL This is the first of a five-part Decoded series in which we break down (1) a mental framework to help spend money in the right ...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Guest Post, Detroit, Don, Alex Gardner, AWAL Weekly, AWAL Recordings, Garret Koehler, Brittny Flint, Product Management Partner Marketing

Watch Kacey Musgraves Perform “Rainbow” With Coldplay’s Chris Martin At The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Kacey Musgraves performed at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles alongside Coldplay's Chris Martin. Martin played piano while she sat atop a giant glowing rainbow and sang "Rainbow" from Golden Hour, one of the best albums of 2018. Musgraves performed the song at this year's Grammys, where … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Los Angeles, Chris Martin, Coldplay, Musgraves, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Chris Martin Martin

03 Greedo & Mustard – “Wasted” (feat. YG)

The day after 03 Greedo released God Level last year, the Los Angeles street-rapper turned himself in to start serving a 20-year prison sentence on charges of drug trafficking and unlawful possession of firearms. But before his incarceration, he recorded a collection of new music to be released during his absence. On 3/29, … More »
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Yg, Mustard, Greedo, 03 Greedo

I Quit My Job As A Lawyer — Now I'm A Career Coach For Women Of Color

Making a pivot in your career can be a terrifying prospect. Sometimes, the fear of leaving behind the comfort and stability of a job — even if it’s making you kind of miserable — can make it seem better to just stay put. But is putting off long-term happiness worth it?It's a dilemma Cynthia Pong is all too familiar with. Pong is the founder of Embrace Change, which specializes in helping women of color to transition in their careers and to realize their true ambitions. But just a few years ago,...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Pong, Levi, Pittsburgh, Cynthia Pong, Australia California India

Kid Presentable – “Wave Runner” (Album)

Los Angeles, CA-based underground Hip Hop artist Kid Presentable releases his new highly-anticipated album titled “Wave Runner“.  Produced entirely by Rokem. WaveRunners by Kid Presentable!!!xRokem
Tags: Los Angeles, Albums, Jazz, Kid Presentable

Country singer-songwriter Brett Young will celebrate his birthday with three shows at The Novo

Country music singer-songwriter Brett Young couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate his 38th birthday than by playing three nights in a row at The Novo at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. The trio of gigs will kick-off on his actual birthday, Saturday, March 23, and continue Sunday, March 24 and Monday, March 25. “I’m so excited for this,” Young said during a recent phone interview. He’s currently on tour promoting his sophomore album, “Ticket to L.A.,” which dropped back in December. Thou...
Tags: Music, New York, Colorado, Abc, Washington, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nashville, Coachella, Charles, Muse, Young, Snoop Dogg

Palabra – “Palm Over Fist” (Album Review)

Coming out of the L.A. underground scene is a formidable new act known as Palabra. Known for his natural charisma and witty banter, the up-and-coming artist is ready to break the glass ceiling lyrically and evolve into well known and well respected MC in today’s Hip-Hop. For recognition, Palabra releases his latest work in the album, creatively-titled, Palm Over Fist. Palm Over Fist is a 9-track collective that features all new music from the rising star. Palabra released a visual for the album ...
Tags: Reviews, Los Angeles, Jazz, Palabra, Palm Over Fist, The Desert, Palabra Known

Trinity Love Jones’ Mom, a Registered Sex Offender, Detained As Her Boyfriend’s Charged With 9-Year-Old Girl’s Murder

The family of Trinity Love Jones—the 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag in the Los Angeles area—says that her mother, Taquesta Graham, a registered sex offender, has been detained along with her live-in boyfriend, Emiel Hunt, over the child’s murder.As we reported yesterday, 38-year-old Emiel Hunt was arrested in connection with the death of Trinity Love Jones, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced that they have charged him with the 9-year-old girl’s murder...
Tags: Facebook, Murder, Crime, Kids, News, Children, California, Los Angeles, Sex Offenders, Jazz, Graham, Child Abuse, Trinity, San Diego County, Jones, Hunt

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