Night Clubs - Hip-Hop Soul


People refer to Mary J. Blige as the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," due to the passion, pain, love, and triumph that she delivers in her vocals over the sample driven hip-hop drum beats that launched her career.

While she spoke to the souls of many, she also spoke for a generation of music lovers that still refer to those days as the "Golden Era" of hip-hop. The very essence of the term "Hip-Hop Soul" speaks to not only the music, but also to a style and culture that was groomed in the late 80's and reached its pinnacle in the mid 90's with the help of artists like Mary J. Blige, Nas, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G, Tupac, Guy, Outkast, Wu-Tang, SWV, and countless others. It was a time when originality was at the forefront of the music and the business side of it played the background.

With that being said, there are many "Golden Era" purists that still enjoy hitting the streets to relive or recapture those moments that defined their young adult years. They want to avoid the typical LA velvet rope scene where 21 year olds fight for the bouncer's attention. Instead, they crave a more mature environment yet with the oxymoronic twist of grooving, shouting, jumping, and grinding to the music they enjoyed when they were once seeking the club "gate keepers" attention.

Believe it or not, amongst all the velvet ropes, bottle service, form-fitting dresses, and skinny jeans, there is a scene in LA for those aforementioned purists or "Golden Era" lovers. This is for the grown and sexy!


The Avalon

The Avalon

The Avalon is one of those clubs that you absolutely have to go to when you're in Los Angeles. They spin all types of music, from house to hip-hop, trance to old school. Check it out >>

1735 Vine St
Hollywood CA 90028

OHM Nightclub
OHM Nightclub
6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite 433 Hollywood, CA 90028
The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015
Sound
Sound
1642 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

Duke s Malibu

Duke's Malibu

Perched upon the water like a boat at sea, a drink at Duke's of Malibu will make you feel as though you may just float away. Check it out >>

21150 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu CA 90265

Outpost
Outpost
1624 N Cahuenga Ave Hollywood, CA 90028
The Gorbals

The Gorbals

Get taken by surprise at The Gorbals, a downtown Los Angeles restaurant that serves delicious dishes inspired by Scottish and Jewish cuisine and the head-to-tail trend in a cozy and unique environment Check it out >>

501 S Spring St
Los Angeles CA 90013
Stout
Stout
1544 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
Picca
Picca
9575 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035

Molly Malone s

Molly Malone's

One of the oldest family owned and ran Pub/Bars in Los Angeles -- food, booze & live music. Check it out >>

575 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036
Hotel Cafe
Hotel Cafe
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
The Echo
The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026
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