To Be Young, Gifted And Black During The Harlem Cultural Festival In Harlem, NY, 1969 (Video)

The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Best Of Hip-Hop & The Grateful Dead Mash It Up At The Apollo In Harlem (Video)

A source reports that on Friday night, September 7th, Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh and some “Very Special Friends” took the stage at Harlem’s fabled Apollo Theater to benefit live music-oriented voter registration and activism non-profit, HeadCount. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Brady Watt And Michael Christmas Proven Leaders Of “Youth In Revolt”

Brady Watt is a Harlem-based producer, bandleader and bass player who has worked with everyone from Joey Bada$$, Talib Kweli, Melanie Fiona and Statik Selektah. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival At NJPAC

james-moody2Check out the great lineup of shows for The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival with a lineup featuring Omara Portuondo, Wynton Marsalis, Catherine Russell, Angelique Kidjo, Talib Kweli, The Brubeck Brothers Band, Dave Grusin, David Sanborn, Christian McBride, Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields, Dianne Reeves and many, many more! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Premiere Of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez In NY

sonia sanchez in baddddThe New York premiere of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez. 

“I want to tell people how I became this woman with razor blades between her teeth.”

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Lyfe “Showtime” Jennings New Album Set For Release (audio)

Lyfe4Will SterlinigFollowing the release of his latest single “Pretty Is,” Lyfe Jennings who was discovered at Showtime at the Apollo Theater is set the release date for his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Tree Of Lyfe, for June 23rd via RAL/Sony Music Entertainment and revealed the artistic album cover. Continue Reading →