HW Pick: 30th Anniversary DJ Celebration With Afrika Bambaataa And More

b3d25a59-8769-4ea7-a6d3-ff3092138536Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather,” “Godfather,” and “The Amen Ra,” of Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Tuwisha Rogers To Head New One Solution Brand Team

Tuwisha Rogers at tv oneOne Solution, the cross-platform sales and integrated marketing division of Radio One, Inc., announced that Tuwisha Rogers has been appointed to Vice President of Brand Leadership. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Whitney Museum Block Party Reopening Coming

626.117_1140On Saturday, May 2, the Whitney will offer free admission to the Museum from 10:30 am to 10 pm and a block party on Gansevoort Street, sponsored by Macy’s. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Red Hook Family Day Unlocking the Truth Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Black Girls Rock DJ Diamond Kuts

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Unlocking the Truth

Unlocking the Truth is a young metal band from Brooklyn, New York, who write and create their own lyrics and music. The band members are Malcolm Brickhouse (guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (bass).In March 2012, Unlocking the Truth competed on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater and made it to the Show-Off Round. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Red Carpet Week For Japanese designer Hiroko Tashiro

fashion nycThe designs of Hiroko Tashiro of Red Carpet In New York, have walked some of the city’s most visible red carpets this week, helping to raise money while donning the likes of singing sensation, Kelly King, and media maven, Mariana Silva-Buck. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Travel Channel’s New “Night Crawl NY With Jawn Murray”

timthumbThe Travel Channel has tapped TV Host, Pop Culture Commentator and Harlem Fave Jawn Murray to host a new series called “Night Crawl New York with Jawn Murray.”  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diary Of A Madman: Life, Death, And Rap By Scarface

scarface the bookFrom Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Brad “Scarface” Jordan, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Emmanuel Jal Angelique Kidjo And Rich Medina In Central Park

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The City Parks Foundation presents celebrates the NYC Summerstage 30th anniversary with a series of incredible Hip Hop concerts throughout NYC, and of course we have the best of the group listed below. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Rhiannon Giddens At The Town Hall

rihanna harris in town hallIt was near the close of the first half of the T Bone Burnett–curated, September 2013 Another Day, Another Time concert at New York City’s Town Hall—a celebration of the early ’60s folk revival that had inspired the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis—when an extraordinary star-is-born moment occurred and singer Rhiannon Giddens, best known as a member of the Grammy–winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, indisputably stole the show. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “To Hell and Back” Starring Ernie Hudson On TV One

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To Hell and Back airs Saturday, April 4 at 8 PM/ET on TV One. A modern day telling of “The Book of Job,” To Hell and Back tells the story of Joe Patterson (Hudson), a successful businessman, humanitarian and loving father who has been blessed with every good fortune.

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