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Vocal Bootcamp

Our Vocal Bootcamp gives attendees a complete vocal workout and overhaul. Get live feedback while moving across training stations while learning from decades of experience between Alex Dopson and Lawrence “Pops” Dopson. The camp covers 4 topics: Breathing, Range, Performance and Harmony. View a detailed schedule of the day below.

Saturday, June 8, 2024
1:00 - 6:00 PM 

1500 Sound Academy
8729 Aviation Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301

Tickets Must Be Purchased to Attend

Tickets: $179

No Refunds. Tickets are non-transferable.



  • Orientation
  • Breathing Session
  • Range Session
  • 30 Minute Lunch (Provided by 1500 Sound Academy) 
  • Performance Session
  • Harmony Session
  • Performance in Lobby

No Refunds. Tickets are non-transferable.

No on-site parking. Please Uber or Lyft if possible.

Meet Alex Dopson

Alexandria (Alex) Dopson, the sister of Larrance Dopson, takes pride in being an original member of 1500 or Nothin'. She has had the privilege of lending her vocals to the Grammy-nominated album "Victory Lap" by the late, great Nipsey Hussle, featuring prominently on tracks such as "Dedication" and "Real Big". Additionally, she has provided background vocals for acclaimed artists such as Beyoncé, Lauren Hill, Snoop Dogg, Bobby Valentino and more.

Alex's talents extend beyond being a captivating songstress and professional vocalist. She is also a gifted songwriter, artist developer and vocal coach. Her extensive work includes collaborations with renowned artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Saweetie, Dave East, Gunna, Ari Lennox, Ashanti, Alicia Keys, The Isley Brothers, and numerous others. She shares her expertise by teaching the Songwriting course at 1500 Sound Academy.

Meet Lawrence “Pops” Dopson

“Pops” Dopson started his career in the Music Industry in 1967 professionally. He was Lead Singer in the group The “5” Wagers in Chicago. For 15 years he worked with artists like The Temptations, Earth, Wind & Fire, Emotions, The Impressions, Barry White and Smokey Robinson.

He loves teaching vocal and harmonic training to both new artists as well as professional artist’s in todays industry. He truly enjoys his position at 1500 Sound Academy as a mentor to all who works there. “Pops” and his wife Brenda had a vision for his family’s future and that has translated in his son’s Rance endeavors. He is proud of all of the accomplishments 1500 or Nothin’ has achieved and the success of their new location in Inglewood.