The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite.
Fresh off his grammy nomination for Best R&B Song for “Come Through and Chill” alongside Miguel and J. Cole, legendary producer Salaam Remi hosted the Do it For the Culture Popup Shop.
Moderated by Donnamarie Baptiste, Director of Marketing & Communications, Creative Time. Panelists, Fred Braithwaite (Fab 5 Freddy), visual artists Kambui Olujimi and Coby Kennedy and curator Jasmine Wahl.
The New York Public Library has released its 50th anniversary of hip-hop card inspired by what is regarded as the first hip-hop movie “Wild Style”.
Can breakdancing save the world? From executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones, who also provides original music for the film, we are treated to a fascinating look at how hip-hop is striking a resonant chord in the slums, favelas, and ghettos of the world and is inspiring young people to enact social change.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) just named Kevin Young as their new director, the Smithsonian reports.
On Monday, May 18, 2020, at 7 pm, Harlem Stage,
The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has acquired the personal archive of civil rights activist, award-winning entertainer and producer, and cultural icon Harry Belafonte.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative.
On Monday, May 20, 2019, at 6 pm, Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown performing arts venue celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, a period known for a flourishing of art and culture led by Black artists.
“Harlem’s Art in FLUX has brought three interactive sculptures by Aya Rodriguez-Izumi to Morningside Park.
As the biggest names from Bad Boy’s history prepare to celebrate the label’s 20th anniversary, the film traces the label’s emergence in Harlem and Brooklyn, follows its meteoric rise, explores the tragic killing of Biggie Smalls.
Join Afro-funkadelic stars Mbongwana Star, Batida , Young Paris and DJ Underdog for a futuristic orgasmic music and Pre-Show Panel discussion in Central Park Summerstage.
Before VH-1 aired The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop on Monday February 24th, there was a private screening at The Paley Center for Media.
Last night, singer/songwriter Harlem lady Alicia Keys, Glenn Ligon and Thelma Golden (above) from the Studio Museum in Harlem were guests of honor at The Gordon Parks Centennial Gala.