*LOS ANGELES – The California African American Museum (CAAM) kicks off its annual celebration of Black Music Month in partnership with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) for Target Sundays at CAAM with “CAAM’s Music Madness.”
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., CAAM’s outdoor plaza will be the venue for this upcoming musical celebration, headlined by the dynamic and critically acclaimed RCA Records artist Mali Music.
Other performers include Maad Moiselle, BJ The Chicago Kid, Peggie Blu, and Errol Bonnick. Serving as co-hosts of the event will be actor and philanthropist, Sheryl Lee Ralph and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter. In addition, the event will include a special tribute for Father’s Day. This event is free and open to the public.
Mali Music will sing his Billboard hit single, Beautiful from his upcoming, highly anticipated album, Mali is… set for release June 17, 2014. “Beautiful” is currently at the number 10 spot on Billboard’s Adult R&B chart. He will also offer snippets of songs that appear on his album. Mali Music wowed the gospel world in 2010 with his hit single Yahweh, from the debut album 2econd Coming.
Also performing will be longtime singer and songwriter Maad Moiselle, who recently released her debut EP Indigo, which features artists such as ASAP Ferg. Vocalist BJ The Chicago Kid, who will also take the stage, has collaborated with well-known artists such as R. Kelly, Kendrick Lamar and gospel duo Mary Mary. His mixtape Pineapple Now & Laters made Complex’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 list. Actress, singer and vocal coach Peggie Blu, best known as the American Idol – Vocal Coach from Hell, began singing in 1973 and recently won the Malibu Music Award – Vocal Coach of the Year in 2013. Reggae artist Errol Bonnick will bring his smooth Rasta rebel style of music to the CAAM stage and treat the audience to Caribbean style musical feat.
CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. Admission is always free! Accessible parking for all of Exposition Park is located at 39th & Figueroa for $10 per vehicle. For more information on CAAM call (213) 744-7432 or visit www.caamuseum.org. Find CAAM on Twitter and Facebook at www.twitter.com/CAAMinLA and www.facebook.com/CAAMinLA.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
CAAM is a state agency charged with researching, collecting, preserving and interpreting for public enrichment the history, art and culture of African Americans. Collaboratively operating in partnership with its 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum, CAAM houses a permanent collection of over 3,000 objects of art, artifacts and historical documents, and a publicly accessible Research Library containing more than 20,000 volumes.