Afeni Shakur, Mother Of Harlem Legend Tupac, Passes

afeni and tupac in harlemAfeni Shakur, the activist and protector of slain East Harlemite son Tupac Shakur‘s legacy, died Monday in Nothern California. She was 69. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Prince, Nothing Compared To The Beautiful One

prince at the apolloHarlemites were paying tribute to Prince after news of the music superstar’s death broke today. Continue Reading →

Right Church, Wrong Body Arrives At Funeral In Harlem

10162648_GA New York family discovered at the funeral that their mother was not the woman in the coffin. Val-Jean McDonald, 81, died of lung cancer in December, and her sons Errol and Leroy McDonald are heartbroken. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Tonya Payton Memorial Service Announcement

Tonya PaytonA memorial service for Tonya Payton, the CEO and Founder of S&S Associates, a boutique public relations firm, will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:00 P.M. at Dorsett located at 677 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.  Continue Reading →

Autopsy Unclear On Harlem Fave Bobbi Kristina’s Death

Cissy Houston and her grand daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown (R) attend the opening night of "The Houstons: On Our Own" in New York in an October 22, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files

The medical examiner investigating the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who spent months in a coma after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her north Atlanta home last year, said on Friday that the office could not say whether her demise was accidental or intentional. Continue Reading →

Former Reporter Michael Feeney Remembered In Harlem

feb-01-00-05-05-flatbed-photodeskThe life of former Daily News reporter Michael J. Feeney, who humbly disappeared into the background covering hundreds of stories about murder, mayhem celebrities and politics, was celebrated Monday at the first of two funerals held in his honor. Continue Reading →

Natalie Cole, Grammy Winning Singer Passes

08ff2210baa47d09e0e1a114e63de0ae31bd6cf6Harlem fave singer Natalie Cole, the daughter of jazz legend Nat “King” Cole who carried on his musical legacy, has died. Continue Reading →

Rest In Peace Harlem Tech Man Hank Williams

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Hank Williams, 50, was hospitalized for over a week while battling pneumonia and myocarditis, which can be caused by a viral infection of the heart. Continue Reading →

Rev. Al Sharpton On The Passing Of Amelia Boynton

boyn in harlemPresident and founder of Harlem-based National Action Network, Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement on civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson. Continue Reading →

Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Passes In Harlem (update)

morgan-freeman-step-granddaughter-deadE’Dena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, has died after receiving multiple stab wounds in New York City on Sunday, according to media reports. Continue Reading →