Night Clubs - Hip-Hop Soul
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!
For glitz, glamour and a good-looking crowd, head to the palatial Hollywood club Boulevard3, which features several bars and lounge areas, outdoor courtyard, stage performers and secret surprises. Check it out >>
6523 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood CA 90028
Spending an evening at the trendy yet intimate Bar Marmont needs to go to the top of your L.A. bucket list immediately - if it isn't there already. Check it out >>
8171 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood CA 90046
The Original Pantry Cafe serves huge portions of traditional diner food in a casual atmosphere twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week in downtown Los Angeles. Check it out >>877 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles CA 90017
Neither a hotel nor a cafe, this little gem stands out among the Hollywood powerhouse clubs because it doesn't stand out much at all. It's a little place that attracts some of the biggest KCRW-types. Check it out >>1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028