“Super Fly” Filmed In Harlem, NY, 1972

Super Fly is a 1972 American blaxploitation crime drama film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr. and starring Ron O’Neal as Youngblood Priest, an African American cocaine dealer who is trying to quit the underworld drug business. Continue Reading →

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“Superfly” Shot In Harlem Celebrating 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield In Music

In celebrating the 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield the Songwriters Hall of Fame is including a Curtis Mayfield Award in its scholarship program as part of its Annual Induction & Awards Gala week of events held June 15, 2017 in New York City, it was announced today by Atlanta-based Mrs. Curtis Mayfield. Continue Reading →

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Billy Dee Williams Born In Harlem NY 1937

William December “Billy Dee” Williams Jr., born in Harlem on April 6, 1937 -, is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer. Continue Reading →

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James Brown’s ‘Papa Don’t Take No Mess,’ 1974, (RLive/Update)

james brown papaHere’s soul brotha number one James Brown‘s hit “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” recorded live on Soul Train in 1974. The song is from “The Payback,” album originally recorded for a rejected soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Hell Up In Harlem. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Black History Month Schedule On EPIX Drive-In

Dr. Martin Luther KingPremium TV network, EPIX, will be celebrating and honoring Black History Month with a month-long programming tribute showcasing some of the most remarkable African-American stories. Continue Reading →

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