A Rare Interview With Harlem Godfather Frank Lucas, 2015 (Video)

Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, born September 9, 1930, is a former heroin dealer and one of the leading drug lords of the 20th century, who operated in Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Man Who Convicted Harlem’s Frank Lucas And Partner Indicted For Theft

A Grand Jury has indicted two suspended attorneys, partners in a former Newark law firm, in connection with allegedly stealing more than $140,000 from clients, according to Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Rare Interview With Harlem’s Frank Lucas 2015 (Video)

Frank Lucas, born September 9, 1930, is a former heroin dealer and one of the leading drug Lords of the 20th century, who operated in Harlem, New York during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

Harlem’s Best On Film

There is plenty that is great about Harlem, but it can take a special person to portray it just perfectly. 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.

Harlem’s Legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson (Audio)

The legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson was born in North Carolina, in 1915, and moved to Harlem, NY in 1938. 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.

Leslie Wyche, ‘Harlem’s Mayor,’ Crosses Over

NY Daily News reports that Leslie Wyche (left), a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood’s honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He was 73. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Harlem Man Nicky Barnes Mr. Untouchable Cover 40th Anniversary

Before The Notorious B.I.G. stated the obvious, “don’t you know bad boys move in silence and violence” on his hit song “The Ten Crack Commandments” , Leroy “Nicky” Barnes broke the unofficial street rules. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…

Harlem Mobsters Kill Each Other Over Wife, NY 1931

Harlem has always had its share of gangdom, from Stephanie St. Clair aka Queenie or Madam Queen, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas, Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, Giosue “The King Of (Harlem’s) Little Italy” Gallucci and many, many more. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that…

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…

Harlemite Sean John Combs

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most…

Happy 15th Anniversary Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) 2023

Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) will celebrate their 15th year of being the largest traveling art show featuring Artists from the African Diaspora. 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.