Complex reports that the G.O.O.D Music family continues to grow. Shortly after it was announced that Chicago’s Valee had joined the imprint’s roster, 19-year-old Harlem rapper Sheck Wes confirmed he had inked a contract with the label as well as Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Records.
Head coach Shaka Smart and the Longhorns have high hopes for the 2017-18 basketball season. And much of that hope centers around incoming freshman Mohamed “Mo” Bamba, the No. 3 overall recruit in the ESPN 100.
The NCAA announced Tuesday that Texas basketball recruit Mo Bamba remains eligible after reviewing the assistance the incoming freshman received from a Detroit financial adviser.
Patch reports that Harlem-born Mohamed Bamba was selected No. 6 overall in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, becoming one of the highest draft selections in New York City’s storied basketball history.
The 2017-2018 college basketball season is still a ways away, but the landscape has been drastically altered by the commitments of some of the nation’s top high school players over the past week.
USA Today HS reports that the all-senior first team are senior center Mohamed Bamba from Harlem, N.Y., Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.), and IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) senior point guard Trevon Duval from Wilmington, Del., are part of the 2017 Naismith High School Boys’ All-American team announced Wednesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club
Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather,” “Godfather,” and “The Amen Ra,” of Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound.
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s beloved outdoor performing arts festival, is continuing with their summer performances this week.
You know Lane Bryant, we have one right on 125th Street! The store inspired singer/activist Lizzo, poet/spoken-word artist Ashlee Haze and the dancers of Pretty Big Movement share their inspirations from Harlem to Harare.
In recognition of National Hip-Hop History Month, the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is highlighting notable items from its Hip-Hop Archive Project Collection, initiated in 1999 to actively collect and preserve materials from hip-hop pioneers.
On Thanksgiving Day, platinum recording artist Sheck Wes teamed up with the New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA and Douglaston Development to feed 500 residents at the Johnson Houses in Harlem.
Interview magazine reports that the overnight success of Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall, the artist better known as Sheck Wes, has become the stuff of internet legend: Kid makes a song, famous rappers post the song, kid becomes a famous rapper.
UPROXX reports that Harlem rapper Sheck Wes was just signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music and Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Records last month, and he’s hitting the ground running with his latest single “Do That.”
Foot Wear News reports that Ewing Athletics and Mikey Likes It Ice Cream have a mouth-watering collab on the way.
Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will celebrate the kickoff of the 30th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 10 to 16.