Ms. Drama, The Queen of Drama

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up…

Walter’s World: Remembering Jimmy

By Walter Rutledge August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the forefront and present Remembering Jimmy– a tribute to the late James Baldwin. Last year the celebration was a forum with colleagues and contemporaries, and family…

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 Harlem rapper. He’s a record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad…

Salters Scene: Sex At Urbanworld

The Urbanworld Film Festival-Zane’s Sex Chronicles By Derrick Salters for Harlem World Magazine There was a buzz in the air Friday night at the AMC Loews Theater on 34th street, due to the screening of Zane’s Sex Chronicles at the Urbanworld Film Festival. New York Times best-selling author Zane mixed it up with media, as…

Join StoryCorp at Countee Cullen in Harlem

StoryCorps, a non profit organization collecting oral histories about our experience, is conducting recording sessions in Harlem. It is a bit last minute notice, but I would love to share the opportunity for you or others record memories. The sessions are being archived by the Smithsonian for public access and run on NPR. Become a…