Kurtis Blow, Talib Kweli, Tower Of Power And Others At Sounds Of The City 2017 In Newark

It’s been hailed by The New York Times as “Newark’s town social” and it’s the hottest music scene in New Jersey’s largest city on Thursday nights in July and August Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kurtis Blow And First Lady Chirlane McCray To Announce National Youth Poet Laureate

On Wednesday, April 26, First Lady Chirlane McCray will announce the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate at Gracie Mansion in New York. The Harlem Love connection:

New Jersey: “The Hip Hop Nutcracker”, Perfect, With Tchaikovsky’s Music And Kurtis Blow’s Flavor

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, is a holiday mash-up sure to please the entire family. The Harlem Love connection:

TV One Presents 11th Season Of Unsung, Featuring Wyclef Jean

TV One‘s longest-running and award-winning series Unsung moves to Sunday nights and kicks off an electrifying 11th season with a premiere featuring Wyclef Jean. It has been 20 years since the debut of Wyclef Continue Reading →

Summer Sizzles With DMX, Jill Scott, Neville And More With Harlem Week At the Apollo Concerts

The Apollo Theater today announced its Summer at the Apollo lineup with a series of concerts and events featuring some of the most renowned artists in hip hop and soul/R&B, Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave And Legend Imhotep Gary Byrd’s WLIB New-Talk Show Cancelled

Imhotep Gary Byrd’s longtime WLIB talk show “GBE Mind Flight,”  a weekly Sunday  mix of news, talk and music heard from 9:00pm to 12:00 midnight and featuring leading Black journalists Continue Reading →

Harlem Born

Sean John Combs in concert in NYC. John James Audubon – Naturalist Frederic Alexander Birmingham – Editor of Esquire magazine from 1945–1957, grew up in Harlem Richard Croker – Tammany Continue Reading →

Harlem History

The original settlers of Harlem were the Wecksquaesgeek Indians, who raised corn and tobacco, and called their land Quinnahung, or Planting Neck. The Weckquaesgeek tribe, was a subset of the Continue Reading →