Heaven King’s Nae Nae Video Great Ad For Harlem

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While everyone around the block and around the world is dancing to Silentos’s Whip/Nae Nae, it’s Atlanta’s Heaven King and her crew dancing in the video “Watch Me” on 125th Street that’s getting allot of attention for the “Mini Beyonce” and Harlem.

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Salters Scene: Tyrese Black Rose CD Release At Century 21

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Tyrese

By Udo Salters

On Friday, July 10th, Actor, Recording Artist and  Harlem fave Tyrese stopped in J&R express within Century 21 downtown to promote his CD Release Black Rose.

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Tonight Harlem’s ASAP Nast Rocks Downtown

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ASAP Nast and Friends rocks the uptown flava downtown at Santos Party House, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

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 →

Lincoln Center Local Brings Nights Of Dancing To Harlem

lincoln center silent discoLincoln Center will present five nights of dancing under the stars at outdoor locations in each of the boroughs of New York City starting in Harlem on August 19 through September 3. Continue Reading →

Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights Kicks Off In East Harlem

uptoen bounce 1Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth kicks off on Wednesday July 22nd, when theMuseum of the City of New York invites one and all to hustle uptown as Operator Emz & DJ Joey Carvello of Mobile Mondays! spin disco vinyl 45s all night. Continue Reading →

Band Seed, Growing The Bands Of The Future In Harlem

bAND SeedOn Park Ave. and 102nd St. in Harlem, there’s an unmarked storefront obscured by rusty steel shutters. From the outside, it looks like just another casualty of rising rent. Continue Reading →

Great Jazz on the Great Hill In Harlem

GetDowWithGetDown_GJGH_015Central Park Conservancy and Jazzmobile present the Great Jazz on the Great Hill. Continue Reading →

Loiza Festival in El Barrio 15′

Loiza Festival in El Barrio 15′The Festival of Santiago Apostol commonly known as the Loiza Festival del Barrio is planned for July 24th to July 26th. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Leon Bridges R&B For A New Generation (video)

leon-bridges-smooth-sailin-videoLeon Bridges is a singer out of time. It’s amazing how this 25-year-old successfully channels the Golden Age of soul and R&B in a “Ed Sullivan Show” flavor, but with an expansive online music education and an influential mother from the era, it’s hard not to be. Continue Reading →

Woodie Gruthie In Harlem, 1940

6a01053653b3c7970b01a73dec3950970d-800wi American singer-songwriter and musician Woodie Guthrie had some success in Harlem, New York at this time as a guest on CBS’s radio program Back Where I Come From and used his influence to get a spot on the show for his friend Harlem resident Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter. Continue Reading →