Hyundai Motor America served Taste of Soul Los Angeles' largest street festival,

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Hyundai Motor America served as the providing sponsor of the fifteenth annual Taste of Soul Los Angeles Festival.  Recognized as Los Angeles' greatest road festival, the tournament was once held simply for the first time ever on Saturday, October 17th. Hyundai and the Taste of Soul Los Angeles Festival's selection to go digital extended the journey to a international audience. The star-studded pageant featured a style of all matters "soulful" inclusive of a stay DJ, performances from Fred Hammond, Montell Jordan, En Vogue, Anthony Hamilton, Deborah Joy Winans, MAJOR., Kool Moe Dee, Doug E. Fresh, and Tamela Mann, simply to title a few. There have been additionally unique appearances from Mayor Eric Garcetti, Pastor J. Edgar Boyd, Rev. Dr. Bobby Jones, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Lamman Rucker, Roland Martin, Loni Love and others from the digital Hyundai Sound Stage, which was once hosted with the aid of comic and actress Kym Whitley.



Canceling our annual Taste of Soul Festival has virtually been disappointing to us right here at Bakewell Media as nicely as to our vendors, sponsors and heaps of hundreds of supporters who come out every year. However, due to the fact of the overwhelming demand and request we acquired from the community, we felt we had to locate a way to do something. I am appreciative of our partnership with Zafar Brooks and our long-time sponsor and buddies at Hyundai Motor America who stepped up to assist us pull collectively our Taste of Soul Virtual Experience.  As we slowly decrease the curve of the pandemic through following guidelines, we cordially invite your household to a welcomed distraction as the fifteenth Annual Taste of Soul Goes Virtual," states Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Taste of Soul Founder/Creator and Chairman of Bakewell Media.

In 2019, Taste Of Soul Los Angeles attracted extra than 400,000 attendees, for a free family-friendly event. This year's festivities intention to scale numbers extensively via likes, shares, and neighborhood supporters coming collectively to guide Black businesses, artists, and Genius from the relief of their personal homes. Hosted by using Bakewell Media in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, LA Sentinel, Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, 94.7 The Wave and Hyundai Motor America,  pageant proceeds will gain South L.A. non-profit organizations, Mothers in Action and the Brotherhood Crusade.

Taste of Soul Los Angeles is a hallmark neighborhood tournament that highlights SoCal's Black cultural trip fused with numerous backgrounds and traditions. As the Los Angeles neighborhood and kingdom struggles to deal with the new everyday of sheltering in place, Black corporations have been appreciably impacted.

"Hyundai is proud to companion with businesses that positively influence and interact the communities in which we stay and work," says Zafar Brooks, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility of Hyundai Motor America. "We are excited for this year's Taste of Soul Los Angeles and in reality have a deal with for the whole household to experience as we knew how necessary it used to be for the exhibit to go on."

Festival-goers are prompted to log on to and recreate the magic in their dwelling rooms throughout the nation. In the spirit of Taste of Soul, please proceed to help local, Black businesses, which have been severely impacted in the course of the pandemic. 

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