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  • Photo by Sari Cohen

    Photos: Smokin’ Grooves’ triumphant return brings high hopes for the future

    Yes, expectations were high for the return of Smokin’ Grooves after a 16-year hiatus and Saturday’s show lived up to the hype. What began in the late ‘90s as a hip-hop, R&B, and soul festival which countered the Lollapalooza-dominated concert world, sparked a mainstream trend after its initial...
  • Smokin' Grooves Fest 2018 is coming to the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, June 16.

    Smokin’ Grooves Fest 2018 announces set times

    Need something to lift those mid-week spirits? Smokin’ Grooves returns to Southern California this Saturday, June 16, and set times have just been announced. After a 16-year hiatus, anticipation is high and this lineup does not disappoint. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California will be home to the...
  • Smokin' Grooves 2018 comes to the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach on Saturday, June 16.

    5 must-see artists at Smokin’ Grooves 2018

    After 16 years, the hip hop and R&B festival that ignited a generation is back and will be bringing its good vibes to the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach on Saturday, June 16. Today, the list of pioneering artists who ruled the airwaves in the ‘90s and rocked the stages at Smokin’ Grooves...
  • J. Cole drops new album 'KOD,' shares video for 'ATM'

    J. Cole drops new album 'KOD,' shares video for 'ATM'

    J. Cole is back with a brand-new video for his single "ATM" -- just in time for fans to get their hands on his new album KOD. It was a very fast turnaround for J. Cole since he just announced the album last week and then released it on Thursday night.  While Cole hasn't released an album since 200...
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