FDR Media l May 3, 2023

Check out the Stockton Music Jam at The Stockton Arena!

Grab your friends or your favorite concert partner and get your tickets now for this jam packed and talented line up show. 

You won’t want to miss out on these old school golden era musicians. Eight stars in the R&B world including headlining performances by E-40 and Too Short, both making their return to Stockton. Taking the stage with this headlining duo are Warren G, Next, Lloyd, J Holiday, Baby Bash, Frankie J, Amanda Perez, Bobby V and Mitchy Slick. Get ready to sing only and dance to your favorites. 

Make sure to stop at one of the many downtown Stockton restaurants before the show for a cocktail and dinner to help support local.


Sacramento, Calif. – The entertainment icon and rapper Snoop Dogg announces High School Reunion Tour with Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Warren G and Berner featuring special guest DJ Drama. Produced by Live Nation, the massive 33-city tour kicks off on Friday July 7 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver making stops across the U.S. in Brooklyn, Atlanta, Houston and in Sacramento at Golden 1 Center on Friday, August 25.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 10 at 9 a.m. at

Fans can also purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, access to the VIP lounge, limited edition numbered poster, specially designed VIP gift item and more. For more information, visit

About Snoop Dogg:

An Entertainment Industry Mogul, Snoop Dogg has reigned for nearly three decades as an unparalleled force who has raised the bar as a globally recognized innovator.  Snoop Dogg is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, DJ, media personality, businessman and Icon. In addition to his extensive work in music, Snoop Dogg is a serial entrepreneur with endeavors in Web 3.0, tech, entertainment, lifestyle, global consumer brands, food/beverage and cannabis industries.

About Wiz Khalifa:

Multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY and Golden Globe nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa burst onto the scene with the release of his first major label debut album, ROLLING PAPERS‎ in 2011. ‎ROLLING PAPERS spawned the hugely successful hits “Black and Yellow,” “Roll Up,” and “No Sleep” and gave Wiz the platform to win the award for “Best New Artist” at the 2011 BET Awards and “Top New Artist” at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. “Black and Yellow” also earned him his first two GRAMMY nods for “Best Rap Performance” and “Best Rap Song”. As a follow up to ROLLING PAPERS, Wiz Released O.N.I.F.C. in 2012. This album featured tracks “Work Hard, Play Hard” and “Remember You” featuring The Weeknd. His third studio album released in 2014, BLACC HOLLYWOOD, ‎debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart and included the hit single “We DemBoyz.” Soon after, Wiz’s track,‎ “See You Again,” off the FURIOUS 7 soundtrack, catapulted to the top of the charts across 95 countries and earned him a Golden Globes nomination for “Best Original Song”. In February 2018, Wiz partnered with Sovereign Brands to create McQueen and the Violet Fog, an Award winning gin and rated by the NY Times as the “Best Gin”.. In July 2022, Wiz released his full-length solo album MULTIVERSE, to rave reviews, as well as MULTIVERSE (DELUXE) which included three additional tracks, “We Can Get More”, “Funkin”, and “Lost”. This spring, Wiz will star as George Clinton in the upcoming motion picture, Spinning Gold, to be released in theaters on March 31, 2023.

About Too $hort:

Todd “Too $hort” Shaw is a multiplatinum hip-hop artist, songwriter and entrepreneur that hails from Oakland, California. Over the course of his illustrious career as an artist, $hort has cemented his legacy as a hip-hop heavyweight and pioneer of West Coast rap, having amassed six platinum albums and four gold certifications with smash songs like “Blow the Whistle,” “Shake That Monkey,” “The Ghetto,” “Gettin It” and more. With the release of his 22nd solo studio album (Ain’t Gone Do It) in December 2020, $hort earned the unique distinction of becoming the only active hip-hop artist to have released an album in five different decades, punctuating an already vast catalog that included acclaimed albums such as Life Is… Too Short, Short Dog’s in the House, Shorty the Pimp, Get In Where You Fit In, Cocktails, Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten), etc. He is also the only artist to have collaborated with Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G. and JAY-Z. 

About Warren G:

The cultural influence of groundbreaking American rapper, record producer, media personality, philanthropist, and entrepreneur WARREN G (born Warren Griffin III) remains as urgent today as his 1994, multi-platinum-selling smash “Regulate.” Recorded with childhood friend and iconic superstar Nate Dogg, the track would define the rap genre and a generation. For three decades, Griffin has sold eight to ten million records worldwide. Today, he is crafting a new narrative, by extending his reach into the culinary arts, inspired by his family history.

As a solo artist, Griffin signed to Def Jam Records, collaborating with such artists as MC Breed and 2Pac. His early career breakthrough was achieved in 1992 when his vocal collaboration with Mista Grimm on the track “Indo Smoke,” which appeared on the Poetic Justice soundtrack. His creative momentum continued with significant contributions to Dr. Dre’s iconic 1992 debut album, The Chronic, including sampling for “Nuthin’ but a G-Thang,” a track that would be distinguished by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the “500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll.” In 2019, Griffin found inspiration from his family history, this time in the culinary arts, by launching Sniffin Griffins BBQ sauces and rubs. As the artist reaches 50, his achievements in crafting music to reflect the sound and poetry of a generation are without compare. Now, Griffin has emerged as the “hip hop pit master,” eager to share a lifestyle that personifies joy, family, and celebration.

About Berner:

Berner, born Gilbert Anthony Milam, Jr. (10/27/1983) is a Billboard charting rapper, cannabis trailblazer, documentary filmmaker, cultural ambassador, and business mogul. Berner is Co-Founder and CEO of Cookies, the most globally recognized cannabis brand in the world. Cookies is headquartered in San Francisco and offers a collection of over 70 proprietary cannabis cultivars, more than 2,000 products, with 58 retail locations across 6 countries. Cookies was named one of America’s Hottest Brands of 2021 by AdAge; the first cannabis brand to ever receive this accolade. In addition to Cookies, Berner has released 47 albums to date as an independent artist, and has founded/co-founded the following businesses, establishing himself as one of the most important influencers in the industry; 1212 Ventures, Lemonnade, Cookies SF, Weedmaps, Vibes, Santa Cruz Shredders, Hemp2o Water, Vibes, Bern One Entertainment Music Label and Social Club.

About DJ Drama:

Tyree Simmons, better known to the world as DJ Drama, is one of the most iconic voices in the history of hip hop. With a career spanning nearly 2 decades, the multi-platinum selling artist and DJ single handedly helped forever change the hip hop landscape with his legendary Gangsta Grillz brand, which has over 200 classic mixtapes to date with a plethora of hip hop heavyweights including Lil Wayne, T.I., Fabolous, Jeezy, Meek Mill and Chris Brown to name a few.

As one third of Generation Now, DJ Drama added record executive to his resume. Along with his partners, Don Cannon and Lake Show, Drama is responsible for discovering and developing global superstars Lil Uzi Vert and Jack Harlow, to name a few. In 2021, the Philadelphia-bred, Atlanta based superstar won his first GRAMMY for his work on Tyler The Creator’s CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, which helped give the Gangsta Grillz brand a new life, bridging the gap between hip hop fans old and new. Drama is now set to once again show the world why he is one of the greatest of all time with his 2023 album, I’M REALLY LIKE THAT.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit

Sacramento Kings and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Ink a Multi-Year Partnership

CVV News-Posted: July 27, 2022

The Sacramento Kings announced a multi-year partnership with Grammy award-winning musician, two-time New York Times best-selling author, executive producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, his premium wine and spirits company Sire Spirits LLC and his charity, the G-Unity Foundation.  

Continuing the Kings efforts to lift up and support diverse companies, Sire Spirits, a black-owned business, becomes the official premium champagne partner with their award-winning Le Chemin du Roi (fittingly translated as The Kings Path), a proud spirits partner with their award-winning Branson Cognac and presenting sponsor of one of Golden 1 Center’s largest premium clubs, Rush, serving courtside and season ticket members. The club “Rush by Sire Spirits” will feature a breathtaking 500 bottle Le Chemin du Roi Champagne Wall. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Curtis and bring Sire Spirits to Golden 1 Center for our fans and guests to enjoy,” said Sacramento Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé. “This partnership continues the Kings commitment to supporting diverse entrepreneurs and aligns our shared passion for providing youth with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed. I am excited to work together to support the Sacramento community.”

“I did this deal after meeting with Vivek Ranadivé and learning how he and the entire Kings organization genuinely shares my philosophy of promoting conscious capitalism,” said Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. “I very much look forward to meeting the Kings fans and expanding the reach of my G-Unity Foundation and spirits brands in and around the city of Sacramento.” 

As part of this partnership, Jackson’s G-Unity Foundation will team up with the Sacramento Kings Foundation to deeply invest in Sacramento youth throughout the season, including providing scholarships as part of the team’s mentorship efforts. Founded by Jackson in 2003, the G-Unity Foundation supports programs that foster social and leadership skills in young people living in cities nationwide. Later this week, the two foundations will host a dinner for Kings and Queen Rise Co-Ed Youth Sports and Mentoring League players and coaches featuring a conversation between Jackson and Kings TV Play-by-Play Announcer and Host of Kings Pregame and Postgame Live Kyle Draper focused on Jackson’s career path and the G Unity Foundation. The event will also include a performance by the 916 Crew, games and giveaways for the youth.

During the season, Jackson plans to host high school students for a Kings game in an exclusive suite, participate in a sweepstakes for a road trip meet and greet and take part in an episode of Beyond the Paint, a Kings series that explores the cross section of sports, culture and social issues to share varying perspectives and experiences. Jackson will also work with the Sacramento Kings to create live entertainment experiences at Golden 1 Center.

Earlier this month, Jackson met with Kings rookies and took in a game with Ranadivé during Summer League in Las Vegas. View a video of “50 Cent” and his time with the team HERE.

Jackson was represented in this deal by his General Counsel Stephen J. Savva and Mark Passler of Akerman, LLP.

Central Valley Voice
Central Valley Voice
Felicia Roberts took an idea gathered a few people to reached into a minority community to highlight the positive, using a minority newspaper the Central Valley Voice. Roberts was joined by her sisters Carolyn Williams, Alleashia Thomas, niece Hermonie Lynn Williams, nephew Ron Williams, cousin Jerald Lester, Jay Slaffey, Greg Savage, Tim Daniels and the late J Denise Fontaine. Each individual played an important role in the birth of the newspapers. Since, then many have stood strong behind the success of the newspapers and its goal to fill a void in the Central Valley community The Central Valley Voice published their 1st issue in November 1991. Its purposed was to highlight the achievements of minorities in the Central Valley. The Voice focuses on the accomplishments of African Americans and Hispanics giving young people role models while diminishing the stereotypical pictures of gangs, crime and violence that permeate the minority communities. Since 1991, the Central Valley Voice has provided an important voice for the minority community throughout the Madera, Merced. Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.

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