Musiq Soulchild is a reinvigorated singer these days and he’s got Syleena Johnson to thank for the change.
By Walter Rutledge After five weeks of previews Motown the Musical officially opened on Sunday, April 14. The show’s book by Berry Gordy is based on his autobiography, To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories Of Motown by Berry Gordy, which chronicles his life and the Motown era. Director Charles Randolph-Wright takes us…
Spike Lee’s new joint NYC Red Hook Summer opens in theaters on Friday August 10th. The movie premiered at the DGA Theater in Manhattan on Monday night.
Mabel Louise Smith was born in Jackson Tennessee (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972). In the early nineteen thirties the young Mabel won an amateur singing contest in Memphis, and decided that performing was for her.
Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights…
I Was Hanging around the way the other day And someone had to say “Hey! Are you a model?” And I’m thinking to myself “Hell Yeah” But I never been on a cover of a magazine Although I have been called beauty queen But that’s about it
Guess what’s being filmed in East Harlem today? CBS’s legal drama The Good Wife, with Julianna Margulies is filming segments from it’s new season at 106th Street and Madison Avenue in NYC.
By Marc Rasbury There is not a person over the age of 15, who does not remember what they were doing around 8:45 am on the morning of September 11, 2001. That is when a large jumbo jet crashed into the World Trade Center Tower One. About 30 minutes later, a second plane crashed into…
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., National Hero of Jamaica (August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940),
The onetime intern sports reporter and almost weather reporter in Atlanta has transformed herself into one of the best gossip writers in the business. The Spellman, NYU graduate and inventor of the Ms. Drama, The Drama Queen brand talks on her hometown, Harlem, her spiritualism, Alicia Keys and memorable interviews.
It was a beautiful and invigorating Fall night on October the 1st, for the event created by Harlem’s Ms. Drama and Adrienne Lawson for their 2nd Annual Gifting Suite event in Atlanta, GA., during the BET Hip Hop Award weekend.
By Michael Andre Adams Hey Harlem, if the absence of style, performance and gas mileage have kept you from owning an SUV, your time has come, thanks to the new Audi Q7 TDI.
By Michael Andre Adams “Tell me why? Is it so? Don’t wanna let you go,” sang Michael on the Jackson Five’s Never Can Say Goodbye. Those lyrics are the perfect words to describe my feelings after six days of sublime driving behind the wheel of the 2010 Acura TL SH-AWD TECH.
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and Billy Eckstine. She currently lives in New York City and no longer makes public appearances.
LiveSteez research shows that Black churches, in aggregate, have collected more than $420 billion in tithes and donations since 1980.