The Lyrical Groove took home a trophy for Best Hip-Hop at the October 2013 San Diego Music Awards. The following year, their full-length Spoken Soul won Best Hip-Hop Album at the SDMAs.
In early 2015, Kendrick Dial and Jonnae Thompson began hosting a soul music edition of San Diego music in collaboration with Listen Local SD, called Spoken Soul Radio Show.
A video for "Wake Up," inspired by the movie Get Out, debuted in early 2018.
In 2020, a solo single was released by Brisa L. Johnson, "Ode to the Petty," with a video streaming online directed by Yellow Nguyen.