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Doug Christie, Joe Moses and others ‘Ball 4 a Cause’

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Photo and Article by Naomi K. Bonman. 

REDLANDS, CA- To end the summer off right, Music Changing Lives partnered with Hip Hop Artists Against Drugs (HHAAD) and the Redlands Police Department to bring a fun filled event for the family. The event, “Ball 4 a Cause,” took place on Saturday, August 30 at the Redlands Community Center.

Retired NBA star Doug Christie, hip-hop artist Joe Moses, model/celebrity host Latricia Renee PriceKartoon from the Ruff Ryders, and others battled the Music Changing Lives (MCL)team in the fundraising event to a final score of 59 to 58.

“Music Changing Lives staff and CEO were humbled and honored to see the turnout for our first celebrity basketball fundraiser ‘Ball 4 A Cause’,” Josiah Bruny, CEO of Music Changing Lives, stated. “Not only does it show our local community believes in our efforts but we now have the ear of Hollywood’s elite and one of the greatest NBA stars on our team to stand up for social equality and to help keep music and art alive in our region and beyond.”

He continues, “I want to thank our sponsors Jackie Christie Shiekh Shoes Vizard PR The Hotel San Bernardino, Q1047 Alynette & Chris Loos. I want to thank all the playersDoug Christie and Doug Christie Jr. KC, Joe Moses, Young Blacc, Dee Mac, Gregg, Kartoon, Glenn Summerall, Demtitrius, Latricia Price, Niko, and Josiah Bruny.”

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Assemblymember Cheryl Brown Distributes Over 400 Backpacks

Photo caption: Pictured (L to R) is San Bernardino County Librarian Leonard Hernández; Executive Director Linda Jackson, NID Housing Agency; San Bernardino Mayor Carey Davis; Assemblymember Brown; and San Bernardino County Deputy Superintendent Ted Alejandre.

Photo caption: Pictured (L to R) is San Bernardino County Librarian Leonard Hernández; Executive Director Linda Jackson, NID Housing Agency; San Bernardino Mayor Carey Davis; Assemblymember Brown; and San Bernardino County Deputy Superintendent Ted Alejandre.

MUSCOY, CA- Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) recently held a back to school symposium in the unincorporated area of Muscoy to give a legislative update on state education initiatives and to distribute over 400 backpacks stuffed with school supplies for students residing in the 47th Assembly District.

The event was proudly sponsored by the San Bernardino County Library, NID Housing Agency, Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County, Staples, Westech College, IEHP, Molina Healthcare, Incredible Edible Community Gardens, Stater Bros Markets, First 5 San Bernardino, Al-Shifa Clinic, and the San Bernardino Valley Links.

What It Do With the LUE: Introducing Yung Miss

Yung Miss

Yung Miss

Guess whose back! Yep, ya’ girl LUE and I’ve missed you! Rapper Yung Miss is What It Do! Connie Clark, whose known on these I.E. streets and beyond as Yung Miss, is one of the illest female emcees in the game hands DOWN! Have you ever heard the saying, “I can do what you can, but I can do it better”? Well, this showstopper definitely holds some weight to that saying, especially in such a male dominating arena.

Yung Miss, Yung Miss, Yung Miss! I mean what do I to say, except how much I love to watch this artist perform. She is beyond talented and her voice is absolutely beautiful. Every time I see her perform, she has such a stage presence. The audience is always engaged, so here’s the 411 about this artist.

Inland Empire songstress Yung Miss began making music in 2005 during her junior year in high school. Since then, Yung Miss has released 5 mixtapes, 5 beat tapes, and 1 album entitled The J. Dilla Project. Throughout the years, Yung Miss has worked with countless artist and producers internationally. Her production credits include some of California’s up and coming talent, such as The Finatticz, UTB Lifestyle’s Pheo and Cashius Green, Fat Trel Roach Gigz, as well as a host of others.

The talented emcee began performing in July 2012 and has since done over 70 shows in the Inland Empire, L.A, and Long Beach area. She has also opened for West Coast legends Suga Free and Bad Azz.

As she works on promoting her first original album Waveforms, Yung Miss continues to perform, produce, write, and record weekly with the hopes of working hard enough to be recognized by her music industry peers and enjoyed by music lovers everywhere. So now that ya know a little more about my girl, please make sure to support by checking het music out. Links are below and LUE gotta’ go! Thanks for reading.

For more information on Connie “Yung Miss” Clark Singer/Songwriter/Producer, please visit www.YungMiss.com or follow her on Instagram and Twitter at YungMiss.