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 →

East Harlem’s Superstar Bobby Darin 1936 – 1973 (Video)

Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto, May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock Continue Reading →

All Star Code Adds New Ambassadors To Drive National Awareness Of Diversity In The Technology Industry

Harlem fave the All Star Code (ASC), a leading nonprofit organization creating economic opportunity for boys and young men of color (BYMOC) by helping them develop the tools they need Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: In Honor Of “Q” The Icon The Fabulous Quincy Jones At Spago

Held on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at the iconic Wolfgang Puck owned restaurant Spago in Beverly Hills, Forbes teamed up with Fueled by Culture, Rolls-Royce Beverly Hills, Hennessy and The Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Brittany Jones Cooper And Forest Whitaker Talk “Godfather Of Harlem”

On Thurday, September 19th, 2019, Harlem resident and BUILD hostess Brittany Jones-Cooper talked to Forest Whitaker who plays Harlem Bumpy Johnson about the new EPIX film “Godfather Of Harlem.” Become Continue Reading →

JPMorgan Chase Launches StartupBus 2019 Advancing Black Entrepreneurs Starting In Harlem

JPMorgan Chase Advancing Black Pathways and Chase for Business are partnering with StartupBus to lead 30 budding entrepreneurs in a national program designed for black technologists, designers, and innovators. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →