Ida “The Shoo Shoo Baby” James, Harlem, 1950’s (Video)

ida-jamesIda Mae James was born in 1921, in Providence, Rhode Island. Ida’s mother taught her how to sing, she travel the country doing amateur night shows until she was discovered on the Radio Kiddie Hour in Philadelphia, PA. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Gregory “On My Way To Harlem” Porter Talks At Build

We loved Gregory Porters On My Way To Harlem,” the two-time Grammy-winning vocalist Gregory Porter’s 3rd Blue Note album, “Nat ‘King Cole’ & Me,” is a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol recording artist Nat King Cole. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s “Queen Of The Keys” Lillette Jenkins-Wisner (Video)

The Harlem born Lillette Jenkins-Wisner dubbed Queen of the Keys, Lillette is an internationally renowned concert pianist and vocalist. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lyricist, The Legendary Mack Gordon, 1904 – 1959

Mack Gordon (right), born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959, was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. Continue Reading →

Lady Gaga Visits LGBT Homeless Shelter In Harlem

lady-gaga-in-harlemLady Gaga’s new album Joanne was hailed as the singer’s most personal work to date upon its release in October; now, the “Million Reasons” singer has given fans an even deeper glimpse into her life during a powerful segment on NBC’s TodayContinue Reading →

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