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The “Back In The Days” Coloring Book Hot Summer Fun

hip hop coloring bookStreet-style photographer Jamel Shabazz has captured New York hip-hop since the 1970s, documenting giant boom boxes, chunky hoop earrings, and flat-brimmed hats with a style that ranges from cheeky to dramatic: young boys in denim cutoffs posing on a subway platform, midair back flips over a pile of tattered mattresses. Continue Reading →

Jermaine Dupri Hosts “The Rap Game” ATL Red Carpet Premiere Party (Photos)

atl1Last night, Lifetime and V103 hosted a viewing party at the swank Suite Food Lounge for the premiere of the second season of its unscripted series “The Rap Game.” Continue Reading →

Los Realengos Salseros Debuts At La Marqueta In East Harlem

la maquita in harlemDirect from Puerto Rico in their New York debut, Los Realengos Salseros bring a fusion of Island salsa mixed with Cuban Timbas prinkled with touches of jazz, funk, pop & reggaeton.  Continue Reading →

“Bananas & Budhas” At La Marqueta In East Harlem

bananas___Budha in harlemBananas & Budhas, José Morales dreamed of curating a season long outdoor photographic exhibit at La Marqueta but the fickle weather was always a factor…until he hooked up with Abey Charrón. Continue Reading →

Morrie “Mr. Cheez Doodles” Yohai, Harlem NY 1920 – 2010

Morrie Robert YohaiMorrie Robert Yohai, (pronounced yo-high), March 4, 1920 – July 27, 2010, was an American food company executive best known for his creation of Cheez Doodles, a cylindrical baked cornmeal puff most often with a cheddar cheese flavor. Continue Reading →

Michael “Trigger Mike” Coppola, Harlem, NY 1904 – 1966

mike the trigger coppolaMichael “Trigger Mike” Coppola (1904 in New York – October 1, 1966) was a New York City mobster who became a caporegime of the 116th Street Crew, with the Genovese crime family. Continue Reading →

116th Street Crew In “Little Italy” Harlem NY, 1890s –

116th street gangThe 116th Street crew, also known as the Uptown crew, is a powerful crew within the Genovese crime family. In the early 1960s, Anthony Salerno became one of the most powerful capos in the family. Continue Reading →

Nicholas “Nick” Morello East Harlem, NY 1890-1916

Nicholas MorelloNicolò Terranova, 1890 – September 7, 1916, also known as Nicholas “Nick” Morello, was one of the first Italian-American organized crime figures who was part of the 107th Street Mob and lived in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Panorama Rounds Out Day 2 With Lit Performances

pan11Panorama 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.

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HW Pick: Arcade Fire And Preservation Hall Jazz Band Close Out Panorama Night 1

panorama1As the headliners for the first day (ever!) of Panorama, Arcade Fire gave a performance that will be remembered as once in a lifetime by most fans – it was a tribute, an artist collaboration, and a singalong with the crowd all at once. Continue Reading →