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 →

Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, Harlem NY 1881 – 1960

daddy grace in harlemMarcelino Manuel da Graça, January 25, 1881 or 1884 – January 12, 1960, better known as Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, or Daddy Grace, was the founder and first bishop of the predominantly African-American denomination the United House of Prayer For All People. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kelis To Judge Pitch Battle Across The Pond

Gammy winner and Harlemite Kelis joins the new shiny-floor TV series Pitch Battle in London she aims to do for singing what another Harlemite Alicia Keys did on The Voice in the states – she’ll be making dreams come true in the judges’ chairs. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks In Credit Card Debt

Hip Hip DX reports that the irony of a rapper named “Banks” being in debt should not be lost on anyone, especially one who named their debut album Broke with Expensive Taste. Continue Reading →

DJ Khaled At Melba’s In Harlem Reported Beyoncé Is “Done Deal”

On late Tuesday night reports surfaced that Jay and Beyoncé had welcomed twins to their family, which already includes their 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy. Continue Reading →

Lucy Liu Spotted In Harlem On The Set Of Luke Cage Season 2

Comic Book reports that it looks like the second season of Luke Cage is about to get a little more… elementary. Continue Reading →