10 Ways to Meet Black Millennials in LA this Week!

Need an extra dose of melanin? No worries. From Gucci Mane to Afro Beat, #BlackBookLA has got you covered!

Save the Date: Black Book LA Link + Up

Wednesday, Apr. 19 | 8PM-10PM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 E. 7th St. Los Angeles, CA

Black Book LA is back at it! We're linking up at Comfort LA to vibe with our followers from around the city. We'll have a live DJ on deck, along with games, the best wings in town, and dope conversation. Whether you're coming for the food or the fun, you don't want to miss this! Come meet the founders & find out what Black Book LA is all about. 

To RSVP, click here.

Afropolitan LA (Afro-Caribbean Mixer)

Friday, Apr. 14 | 6PM-10PM | FREE b4 7PM w/ RSVP | $10-20
West End Nightclub | 1301 5th St. Santa Monica, CA 90401

Looking for the turn up? Don't miss an amazing night of connections & culture over cocktails at LA's largest Afro-Caribbean cultural mixer for Diaspora professionals.

For more info, click here.

Screening United Shades of America of W. Kamau Bell

Friday, Apr. 14 | 7:30PM | FREE
LACMA Bing Theater | 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

United Shades is an eight-part CNN Original Series that follows sociopolitical comedian Bell as he explores subcultures across the country, using humor to start a conversation about race and how our differences unite and divide us. 

For tickets, click here.

Lupe Fiasco

Friday, Apr. 14 | 8PM | $30
OC Observatory | 3503 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704

Come kick it + push it with the one and only Lupe this Friday in the OC!

For tickets, click here.

#BlackTwitter: How Social Media Is Changing Journalism

Saturday, Apr. 15 | 11AM | FREE
SAG/AFTRA Headquarters | 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Join the NABJLA on Saturday, April 15 for “#BlackTwitter: How Social Media is Changing Journalism.” On the panel  will be Marqueeda LaStar (Black Girl Nerds), Ira Madison III (MTV News), Tyree Boyd-Pates (Black Book LA, Huffington Post Black Voices) and Dexter Thomas (Vice News). The meeting will take place at the SAG-AFTRA building at 11 a.m. It is open to the public, and parking is validated.

The Come Up

Sat. Apr. 15 | 11AM-4PM | $5-10
Factory LA | 305 East 9th Street Suite 401 Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Come Up LA is an eclectic shopping excursion for fashion enthusiast, thrift shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneakerheads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers.

For more info, click here.

Paint & Vibe

Sat. Apr. 15 | 3PM | $30
Comfort LA | 1100 E. 7th St. LA, CA

It's time to Paint & Vibe at Comfort LA!
Bring your creative eye and come ready to get artsy with some dope folks!

For tickets, click here.

Bless Up LA

Sat. Apr 15 | 9PM-2AM | FREE b4 10PM w/ RSVP
UNION | 4067 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Assemble the squad and roll thru to Bless Up LA - a transformative dance party dedicated to connecting those within the African Diaspora through music. Get down to afrobeats, reggae & soca tunes while rejuvenating from the week.

For more info, click here.

Gucci Mane

Monday, Apr. 16 | Doors open at 8PM | $55
OC Observatory | 3503 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704

Next Monday! Gucci Mane is bringing his TrapGod tour to the OC Observatory for a ratchet good time. Come get your life and start the week off right.

For tickets, click here.

Kaytranada w/ GoldLink

Tuesday, Apr. 17 | 8PM | $34
Fox Theater Pomona | 301 S. Garey Ave. Pomona, CA 91766

If you're in the mood for stellar vibes, make the trek to Pomona to check out Kaytranada + Gold Link at the Fox Theater.

For tickets, click here.


Wed., Apr. 19 | 9PM | $25
The Mayan | 1038 S Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Nao, a British singer-songwriter and producer from East London, is in LA next week! Get your wonky funk on for a mid-week getaway!

For tickets, click here.

Share this with the squad!