The 8th Annual Primary Wave Music Pre-Grammy party took over West Hollywood's RivaBella restaurant Saturday. A large independent music marketing, management and music publishing company, a number of major artists turned out for the affair, including: Cee Lo Green (the company's CCO), Melissa Etheridge, Trevor Jackson, Ginuwine, Chaka Khan, Jeremy Piven, Big Gipp, and others.
Held at the Los Angeles Park Plaza Hotel Friday (Jan. 24) night, FNF isn't like your average Grammy party because it's a place where music fans can rub shoulders with label executives, all while enjoying music, food and drinks.
On a windy California day, hundreds of young girls have split themselves into two groups. To the left are those waiting in line to enter Los Angeles' Conga Room, and to the right is a large crowd collected near the venue's balcony, with homemade signs in tow, anxiously awaiting the arrival of Little Mix.The U.K. "X Factor" winner, signed to Columbia Records.
Being a new artist is challenging for anyone -- but when you come from a celebrity family, the stakes are just that much higher. Curtis Young would still rather embrace his bloodline -- his father is Dr. Dre -- than hide from it. During a show in Huntington Beach last week, Young and associates including producer Jelly Roll ruminated on being the next generation.