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 Airliner

The Airliner

For cutting-edge electronic music, instrumental hip hop and "LA beats," head to The Airliner and let the magic of this grimy dive bar wash over you along with the massive bass from the mega-watt sound Check it out >>

2419 N Broadway
Los Angeles CA 90031

Boardner's
Boardner's
1652 N Cherokee Ave Hollywood, CA 90029
Sound
Sound
1642 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028

The Garage

The Garage

Culver City's sports bar, The Garage, has everything you and your crew needs to get your motors revved up and running this weekend. Check it out >>

3387 Motor Ave
Los Angeles CA 90034

Te'Kila
Te'Kila
6541 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
Picca

Picca

From fresh ceviche to frothy Pisco Sours and crispy quinoa salad to beef heart skewers, Picca Peruvian Cantina in downtown LA offers an authentic South American menu with style. Check it out >>

9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90035

The Wiltern

The Wiltern

Make sure you get tickets to see your favorite band play here quick- this venue has a tendency to attract sold out shows. Check it out >>

3790 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90010
Hotel Cafe
Hotel Cafe
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028