Harlem World Magazine got a shout out from one of our favorite HW readers DJ M.O.S. who sent us some exclusive behind-scene love from Vegas for the Pacquiao / Mayweather fight to deejay Showtime’s official pre-fight party at Lavo hosted by P. Diddy.
We originally ran story about The Story Of Harlem’s Baby “Betty Boop” Esther afew days ago and received a number of emails asking if she was the original “Betty Boop” voice. We found this story that sounds very similar to the Little Richard story, where talent is not being paid for the content that they originated. The post has been edited for this posting:
Esther Jones is a singer who was known by her stage name, “Baby Esther.” Baby Esther was a popular entertainer at Harlem’s Cotton Club in the late 1920s. Baby Esther interpolated words such as ‘Boo-Boo-Boo’ & ‘Doo-Doo-Doo’ in songs at a cabaret. Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, the cast of OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” and “Love Thy Neighbor,” held a private press reception at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Atlanta to present seasons 2b of their respective shows. Continue Reading →
Meet the one and only Harlem resident Bette Midler and see her perform at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 29 during her Divine Intervention Tour. Continue Reading →
Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music; she is most famous for her 1976 hit, “Turn the Beat Around.” Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, Harlem style was in Hollywood at the Neff x PacSun launch party for three time Grammy-nominated Def Jam artist Jhené Aiko’s Soul of Summer Collection at the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown LA. Continue Reading →