Official Companion Soundtrack To Documentary “Billie” About The Legendary Billie Holiday

Verve/UMe will release the official companion soundtrack for the anticipated documentary, Billie, about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday on November 13, 2020. Continue Reading →

History Of A Song, “Underneath The Harlem Moon,” By Harlem’s Mack Gordon (Videos)

This post has very little to do with authenticity, I’m afraid. It’s more about race, irony, and the way a song’s meaning changes over time. Continue Reading →

“Small Talk At 125th And Lenox,” 1970, By Gil Scott-Heron (Video)

By John Bush

A New Black Poet, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, also known simply as Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, is the debut album of soul music and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1970 on Flying Dutchman Records.

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Ross, Rihanna And Others Help Bounce And Brown Sugar Celebrate Black Music Month

Bounce, the first and only multi-platform entertainment network targeting African Americans and Brown Sugar, Bounce’s popular subscription streaming service, will team up for a major Black Music Month tribute this June 2020. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Announces Performers For “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the world-famous Apollo Theater will present “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater,” a special musical event streamed live. Continue Reading →

Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night 2019 At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

The Apollo Theater Presents Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Between The World And Me At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

The legendary Apollo Theater announces additional casting for the encore production of the critically acclaimed staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me on Friday, October 25, running through Monday, October 28, 2019. Continue Reading →