Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley At AOL Build

Despite the weighty last name he carries courtesy of his father — music legend Bob Marley – Grammy-winning reggae legend Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley reached success on his own terms. Continue Reading →

John Singleton, Dave Andron, Damson Idris And Carter Hudson Talk “Snowfall” At AOL Build

Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. “Snowfall” is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. Continue Reading →

Rick Ross “The Boss” At AOL Build

Over the course of the series, “Signed,” Lenny S. (Roc Nation), Rick Ross (Maybach Music Group) and The-Dream (Radio Killa Records) work to develop artists they believe have the potential of being a star. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Might Help Clear Nicki Minaj’s Name

Since stepping on the rap scene in 2012, Azealia Banks has earned a reputation as one of the most outspoken artists to date. As a Harlemite with a “no filter” attitude, she was quickly branded as a spark plug. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ASAP Rocky New Songs With Lana Del Rey Coming

Lana Del Rey is no stranger to crossing over into other genres, and according to the singer, she’ll have some new rap-assisted tracks to debut in a couple of days. Continue Reading →

FX Networks Previewed New Drama Series “Snowfall” At Essence Festival 2017

FX Networks previewed their new drama series “Snowfall” for an intimate group of press and influencers on Saturday. Co-creator John Singleton made brief remarks; Q93 radio host Wild Wayne intro’d the screening. Continue Reading →

Eric B And Rakim Reunite For ‘Paid In Full’ Anniversary Concert At The Apollo In Harlem

Rolling Stone reported that legendary rap duo Eric B & Rakim reunited Friday night at Harlem‘s Apollo Theater to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their landmark LP Paid in Full. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Mashonda Curates “King Woman,” Show At Pen + Brush Gallery, NY

Pen + Brush, in collaboration with fabulous Harlem fave and curator Mashonda Tifrere and ArtleadHER, is pleased to announce King Woman. Continue Reading →

Lord “Kitty” Viscount Courtenay, England’s Most Handsome Boy At The Claremont Inn In Harlem

Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ed Sullivan, From The Ed Sullivan Show, 1901 – 1974

Edward Vincent “Ed” Sullivan, September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974, was a US entertainment writer and television host, best known as the presenter of the television variety program The Toast of the Town, now usually remembered under its second name, The Ed Sullivan Show. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Serena Williams’s Love Match

Vanity Fair writes that last January, on the eve of the Australian Open, Compton girl Serena Williams handed her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, a paper bag containing six positive pregnancy tests. Buzz Bissinger reveals their full love story, with photographs by Annie Leibovitz. Continue Reading →

Jonathan Brodrick At PopUp Shop At StreetbirdNYC In Harlem

It’s that time of the month again. Tuesday, June 27th, 2017, make sure to join Harlem’s Jonathan Bodrick, Terry Artis and Devin Stokes at their monthly PopUp Shop at StreetbirdNYC, 2149 Fredrick Douglas Blvd., at 116th Street, Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

Robert De Niro To Appear On Alec Baldwin’s TV Comedy Tribute In Harlem

Back on n June 25, 2017, Alec Baldwin will be the man of the hour at One Night Only: Alec Baldwin — an evening at the Apollo Theater is expected to be full of laughter where he will be joined by his friends and luminaries from the film, television and comedy worlds. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: Red Carpet With Ray J At Neiman Marcus And Chris Brown Release (Photographs)

This past weekend Brandi’s little brother Ray J alongside friends Karen Civil, Marlo Hampton and others was at the launch of his new Raytronik’s custom MCM Scoot-E-Bike at the Neiman Marcus Lenox Mall in Atlanta, GA. Continue Reading →

The American Black Film Festival + TV One 2017 Fabulous Premiere (Photographs)

TV One delighted fans with a sneak peek into two engaging films and star-studded Q&A’s during the 21st Annual American Black Film Festival held in Miami this weekend. Continue Reading →