treated New Yorkers with a surprise street performance as they stood in line at the polls waiting to vote in Harlem
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On the heels of Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize, as the world begins to recognize the creative side of Hip-Hop, comes a writing guide from a musician and "The greatest MC of all time
On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Cipriani
42nd Street, The Gordon Parks Foundation
will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrating Parks’ rich legacy and honoring those that continue to make an impact in the performing and visual arts and humanitarianism.Continue reading
Fuse and FM commemorate Black History Month
with a month-long, multiplatform celebration of Future Black History makers from the worlds of music, entertainment and social influence.Continue reading
On this first day of February, we wanted to share the Apollo 's suite of upcoming Black History Month programs –including their major Season highlight - Soundtrack ’63 happening on February 24th, 2018.Continue reading
The Kennedy Center
has been presenting hip-hop for over 15 years, but not as part of its institutional programming. Continue reading
‘s Everyday Struggle show has been a magnet for controversy almost from its first episode. How could it not be, with rap provocateurs Joe Budden
and DJ Akademiks regularly antagonizing guests like Lil Yachty
, Vic Mensa
, and Wale
rolled into the second day of its inaugural year with performances from Kendrick Lamar, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Kaytranada, Flosstradamus, Blood Orange, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Aurora, and more alongside technology-inspired art installations and food.
Panorama’s inaugural year is a “modern day World’s Fair” presented by Goldenvoice. The event offers music performances, technology-inspired art installations and food.Continue reading
Join Harlem Stage and Jooksi as they use music as a springboard for dynamic dialogue through a participant driven listening session exploring the singular and intersecting themes of blackness, joy and chaosContinue reading
Epic throwback from October 2012 with Harlem man A$AP Rocky with F**kin' Problems
featuring the A-Team with Drake, 2 Chainz, and topped off with Kendrick Lamar.
We’ve heard it time and time again, those worn out and cliché lines about how New York Rap has lost its “essence” or the most famous one, “New York rap is not the same” seem to be brought up in almost every convo relating to the genre.Continue reading
What the ‘funk’ is going on?
It’s a fair question to ask in music these days as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There’s Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” single which had a 14-week reign at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and D’Angelo and Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed new albums are infused with funk grooves. Continue reading