Mr. Soul! Ellis Haizlip And the Birth of Black Power TV (Video)

Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. Continue Reading →

Apollo To Hold Auditions For Amateur Night In Harlem

On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the world famous Apollo Theater will hold auditions for the 85th season of its signature program Amateur Night Live at the Apollo. Continue Reading →

Harlem Faves Larenz Tate And Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night for Harlemites of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Harlem Fave Stevie Wonder To Be Honored ASCAP “I Create Music”

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announces that it will honor legendary musician Stevie Wonder with its inaugural “Key of Life” Award at this year’s ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in Los Angeles, April 13 – 15, 2017, where he will also appear in a keynote “I Create Music” session. Continue Reading →

“Little” Stevie Wonder And Cassius Clay At The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York 1963

Legendary 13 year old “Little” Stevie Wonder goofing around with Cassius Clay photographed at world famous Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York, 1963. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater To Hold Amateur Night Auditions In Harlem, Philly And DC

apollo1The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. Continue Reading →

A Tribe Called Quest Honored At ASCAP, Revolt R&B Awards

diddy revoltThe American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Continue Reading →