The “La La” music video is a short movie production made in Hollywood. The video was shot in a fun 60s comic strip style. Babs is an undercover secret agent and has the power to mesmerize you with her eyes and render her enemies powerless. Someone steals her bag, she uses her powers to get it back and finally gets to sit on her throne and receive her crown. In essence, “La La” tells the story about loving her fans and them loving her back.
While in the US, Babs shot her music video which was directed by award-winning director and editor Iggi Ogard known for her work as director for the band “Shining” as well as promo producer/editor for Esquire and Hallmark Channel Networks. Choreographer Saye Lah (GrooveCiti) who’s worked with Missy Elliott, Jewel and Angie Stone is the video’s choreographer.
Collaborating with Chicago’s renowned producer/entertainer Rickey Rainbow to create a sensational CD of original and soulful songs, while forming and founding the Savage Entertainment Record Label, keeps Babs involved and in-touch with all aspects of her musical productions. Rainbow has worked with R. Kelly, Mark Morrison, and received Grammy nominations for best album and producer with Reggae band Aswad.
“The “La La” song, is an inward reflection of my own love of what I do as a singer and sharing that musical pleasure with my audience,” says Babs Savage.
Her style encompasses a soulful warmth with a gravelly quality and a hint of vibrato. Her unique combination intoxicates her audience leaving them wanting more.
The single, “La La,” is currently available on iTunes and other digital outlets.
About Babs Savage
Babs Savage, was born and raised in London into a family that surrounded her with music and art at an early age, forming her first band Savajazz at age fifteen, began the development for her own soulful style. Later she went on to further study her craft at the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama in England. Currently, Babs’ band performs throughout the UK, Spain and Italy. She is also, writing a musical for stage with top choreographer Ashley Nottingham coupled with writer/novelist Helen Jacey.
JeffCars.com’s Review: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited
Highlight: This year’s model includes a solar control fixed glass roof.
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $37,070 (Base Model: $28,725)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: airbags; side airbags; ABS; a radar activated cruise control system; a blindspot collision avoidance assist system; a rear cross traffic alert system; a forward collision alert system; a high beam assist system; tire pressure monitoring system; a traction control system; a stability control system; a tire repair kit; and a rearview camera
Standard Equipment (Blue): 16-inch wheels; a 6-speed automatic transmission; front-wheel drive; LED headlights; LED Daytime Running Lights; LED taillamps; a push button ignition starter; a keyless lock/unlock system; a hands free trunk; a manual operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; dual power folding mirrors; a solar control glass a chrome tip single exhaust; cloth seats; manual control front seats; rear split folding seat with a center armrest; a push button gear control system; an automatic climate control system; steering wheel mounted paddle shifters; and an 8-inch infotainment screen
Standard Equipment (Limited): 17-inch wheels; full LED taillamps; side mirror LED turn signal indicators; dual power heated folding mirrors; heated body color side mirrors; a rear bumper with parking sensors; laminated front glass; solar glass roof panel; leather seats; power front seats; heated and ventilated front seats; a wireless device charging system; dual charging USB ports; front console mounted rear vents; a leather wrapped steering wheel; a heated steering wheel; a 10-inch infotainment screen; a 12-speaker Bose audio system; a heads up display (HUD); a highway driving assist system; a Hyundai digital key; an electronic automatic rearview mirror; a 360-degree camera; an electronic blindspot monitor; ambient lighting; and front and rear parking sensors.
Optional Features On Test Vehicle: None
Other Trim Levels:
non hybrid trims
Standard Audio On Test Vehicle: a 6-speaker AM/FM/HD with SiriusXM
Apple CarPlay/Android: Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity: Yes
USB Connectivity: Yes
Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty: 10 years or 100,000 miles
Hybrid System Warranty: 10 years or 100,000 miles
Hybrid Battery Warranty: Lifetime
Standard Engine/Horsepower: 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder/192-hp
Recommended Fuel: Regular
Standard Fuel Mileage: 45-city/51-hwy
What’s New: The eighth-generation Sonata has evolved from a vanilla looking ugly duckling to more like a swan, taking more styling cues from the sixth- generation breakout design, which was a game changer for both the midsize car market as well as the Korean brand.
To continue reading the review, click here.
About The Reviewer: Jeff Fortson is the host of Auto Trends with JeffCars.com, the only syndicated multicultural automotive radio show on the airwaves. The 30-minute weekly show, which airs on SiriusXM 141 and a number of FM radio dials, includes one-on-one conversations with many of today’s pioneers and influencers. The engaging show, which goes beyond traditional car talk, can be heard on your mobile and stationary audio devices, clicking here.
Richard Sherman Tackles ‘Adulting’ The Right Way In New Digital Series / EUR Exclusive – WATCH
*Known for being frugal, NFL star Richard Sherman is handing out financial advice to young people in a new digital series.
Launched in August 2020, “Adulting With Richard Sherman” is a 12-part digital show produced by Million Stories Media. The new media company, a project from the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship, offers programming focusing on career, money, and budgeting matters for millennials and young families.
“Richard Sherman is the perfect choice to headline ‘Adulting,’” said Shelley Miles, CEO of the Singleton Foundation, in a press release. “His personality, personal story and likability will draw in viewers and his passion for financial matters will help get young people interested in their own financial futures. He connects with our foundation mission on so many levels and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him on board.”
Available at no-cost on millionstories.com, viewers can expect no-nonsense talk from the San Francisco 49ers cornerback, who reportedly drove a $30,000 Dodge Challenger until as late as 2018. Topics include handling student loans and staying away from payday loans (see episode here).
Additionally, Sherman tackles other topics such as building credit and having an emergency fund, which is great advice especially during the pandemic. (See episode here.)
Detroit Lawmaker Says Trump ‘Receptive’ to Letter Seeking to Free Kwame Kilpatrick
Michigan state House Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) said she handed Trump a letter during the National African American History Month Celebration at the White House last February on the 27th, which she hopes will bolster Kilpatrick’s presidential pardon request.
“Based on his body language, I could tell that he was present, paying attention, receptive and somewhat reassuring,” Gay-Dagnogo said of her brief interaction with Trump, Deadline Detroit reports. “He seemed familiar with the request and I believe he said he’d look into it.”
Kilpatrick is currently serving 28 years in prison for multiple public corruption crimes. He has long argued that he was wrongfully convicted and has reportedly requested a pardon from Trump’s White House after losing all appeals, according to the Free Press.
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The letter, reportedly signed by several Detroit caucus members, elected officials and ecumenical leaders, says that though “Kilpatrick made great errors in judgment,” convictions of other public officials with “similar cases, sentenced around the same time, highlight stark contrast.”
Trump has granted clemency to 11 convicted criminals, including former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who went to prison after he tried to sell President Obama’s old Senate seat for financial profit.
Gay-Dagnogo says she’s optimistic Trump will release Kilpatrick.
“African-American community leaders and pastors are weighing in as well,” she said. “Perhaps he sees it as a political opportunity, or he sees what is fair. … [Given] the ones he already let out, what would be the difference in this case?”
Current MSNBC legal analyst and former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade oversaw the 2013 prosecution of Kilpatrick, and she noted “There were dozens and dozens of additional charges that could have been filed but weren’t.”
Kilpatrick, 49, is not eligible to be released until 2037. He will be 67. In the meantime, he’s hoping Trump will come to his rescue after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear his case.
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