Seitu’s World: On Music Appreciation Month Dapper Dan And Others Receive Proclamations

On Monday, June 11, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was with NYC Council Member Andy King, along with members of the Council’s Black, Latino & Asian Caucus, celebrated African-American Music Appreciation Month with an awards ceremony on the steps of City Hall, Manhattan. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Historic Renovation, $70M Capital Campaign, And Leadership Transition 

Jonelle Procope, President and CEO of the Apollo, announced today that after two decades of leading the iconic cultural and civic non-profit dedicated to providing a platform for Black creativity, she will step down on June 30, 2023. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Jazzmobile Kicks Off Summerfest 2022

By Lil Nickelson The weather god looked down favorably with fantastic weather to kick off Jazzmobile’s 2022 Summerfest season with their free outdoor concert season at Grant’s Tomb. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

NYC Honors The Lives Of New Yorkers Lost To COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and New Yorkers from across the city tonight honored the more than 30,000 New Yorkers lost during the pandemic. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.