Dame is officially back to work with some new music! The man who we loved hearing pop shit on early Roc-A–Fella records has reentered the booth to bring us his trademark sense of Harlem bravado to rap music.
Harlem man Diddy will start a REVOLT next weekend with the airing of “REVOLT x Coachella x 2014”, which is a special offering of a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the internationally-renowned desert music fest.
George Mingo’s faux primitif compositions at first glance appear as plain, naive expression, found in children’s drawings.
Harlem’s Cam’ron is one of those classic rappers that knows how to stay fresh after all these years. Back in 1998, Cam’ron first attracted airplay with “Pull It,” after signing with his partner, Lance “Un” Rivera, thanks to a connection with Notorious B.I.G. “3-5-7” was featured in the movie Woo and became his first R&B…
Ella Fitzgerald, 1940 In “White Mischief,” in this week’s issue of the New Yorker magazine, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Carl Van Vechten, a “New York hipster and literary gadabout” who was an unlikely champion of the African-American experience as it unfolded on the streets of Harlem in the nineteen-twenties.
French soldiers ride a pair of double-decker buses to West 123rd Street and Riverside Drive to visit the tomb of Ulysses S. Grant.
Outside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for hours, asked to sign an admission of guilt and pay hundreds in fines, sometimes without any conclusive proof they stole anything.
By Walter Rutledge Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company recently concluded a two-week season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The program featured returning audience favorites Moon Over Jupiter and an excerpt from Hissy Fits by Artistic Director Dwight Rhoden, and Associate Artistic Director Jae Man Joo’s Flight. In addition the company also presented…
The Rev. Al Sharpton said he and other civil rights leaders had a “brutally honest” meeting Monday with the CEO of Macy’s over racial profiling, and demanded that the department store lay out how they will guarantee the practice doesn’t happen before the holiday shopping season begins.
By Walter Rutledge [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Vth0K49xI&w=420&h=315] The Faison Firehouse and Summerstage presented Harlem Dance Caravan on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in the village of Harlem.
By Walter Rutledge In 1981 two crews met for battle at a community center in a Brooklyn housing project. The crews were not battling with guns and knives these crews weapon of choice was break dance moves and hip-hop bravado.
By Walter Rutledge Philadanco offered five performances at the Joyce Theater from March 29th to April 3rd. The company celebrated its 40th anniversary season with a program of four varied works. Each work showcased the energy and vitality that has became the trademark of the company.
East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem and El Barrio, is the eastern section of Harlem located in the northeastern extremity of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
Pianist, composer, and bandleader Jonathan Batiste will be performing with his trio as part of the Harlem in the Himalayas series at the Rubin Museum in New York City on January 18th, 2008.