HW Pick: Harlem Fave Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Gets Comical

On June 22, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will hold the “DYCD Heroes Project” comic book showcase with hip-hop legend and Darryl Makes Comics Publisher and Founder Darryl “DMC” McDaniels.

Legendary Soprano Jessye Norman’s “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Gets Funding

Woke Up Famous, LLC, has been awarded the second of two special grants by the Ford Foundation to develop the late legendary soprano Miss Jessye Norman’s (1945-2019) passion project, “Sissieretta Continue Reading →

HW Pick: National Sawdust Honors Jessye Norman To Benefit Sissieretta Jones

On December 17, 2018, National Sawdust recognizes two great African-American sopranos with “An Evening Honoring Jessye Norman.”

HW Pick: The Rise Of Sneaker Culture Gets Old Old School

From their modest origins in the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers created in the past decade, sneakers have become a global obsession.