Harlem Cover Man Diddy Tells GQ He Wants To “Change The Narrative Of The Black Race”

Bossip reports that Diddy aka Brother Love is on the cover of the April 2018 issue of GQ Magazine talking about his life and legacy. Continue Reading →

Brand New GOOD Music Signee Sheck Wes Dropped His Wrestling-Inspired Single ‘Do That’

UPROXX reports that Harlem rapper Sheck Wes was just signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music and Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Records last month, and he’s hitting the ground running with his latest single “Do That.”
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Students From Harlem To Hollis Record At The Fabulous Power Station At BerkleeNYC Studio

BerkleeNYC is Berklee College of Music’s new New York home located in the famed Power Station studios. Continue Reading →

Nat And Maria Cole, The Wedding Of The Century In Harlem, 1948

They were dressed to the nines!  After all, it was Sunday in Harlem.  Harlemites were known to dress their best, in the finest materials, and in the latest of styles for the Sunday afternoon fashion parades on the avenues.  Continue Reading →

New Music In The House By Harlem’s Azealia Banks (Audio)

Rap Up reports that Azealia Banks is “Movin’ on Up.” Teaming up with Newbody, the Harlem house-inspired banger that blends rapping and singing over dance-ready production. Continue Reading →

New Harlem’s Allan Harris CD-Eddie Jefferson 100 Yrs.

With his gruff, gravelly voice, his penchant for hep cat diction, and the serpentine bebop turns of his vocalese creations, the late Eddie Jefferson might not seem the ideal match for a classic romantic crooner like Harlem Allan Harris. Continue Reading →

Met Orchestra Musicians And Uptown NYC Councilmember Helen Rosenthal Perform

Members of the MET Orchestra Musicians today visited The Richard Rodgers School of Arts and Technology, P.S. 166, to perform a “Musical Read-Aloud” — an original score composed to accompany Buzzard and Wren Have a Race, a story from the book A Ring of Trickers by Virginia Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Celebrates 15 Years With New Album

In celebration of their 15-year anniversary, 2x GRAMMY® Award winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra is proud to announce the release of their aptly titled sixth album Anniversary due out on April 16th, 2018, on ArtistShare. Continue Reading →

Biggie And Tupac Bring Out The Stars For USA Network Screening (Photographs)

The Notorious B.I.G. and Harlem’s Tupac brought out the stars at USA Network’s New York advanced screening of Unsolved: The Murders Of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. held February 19th, 2018, at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Continue Reading →

Jay-Z And Beyonce Drops More Than $100K At Uptown Club

Patch reports that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z racked up an impressive bar tab at an Inwood club this weekend, according to reports. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Mýa Returns With Brand New Single Celebrating 20th Year Anniversary

Grammy-winning recording artist, Mýa, unveiled the release of her brand new single, from her highly anticipated upcoming 13th studio project. Continue Reading →

Stream The “Complete” John Coltrane 94 Hour Playlist, From Harlem To Mars (Audio)

In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at GQ did not recommend Giant Steps nor A Love Supreme nor Blue Train nor My Favorite Things as the most important album in the artist’s career, but a record most casual jazz fans may never encounter, and which even the hardest-core Coltrane fans never heard in his lifetime. Continue Reading →

Bobby Robinson, Bobby’s Records And Tape Center, Harlem NY 1950- 1990

Bobby Robinson, April 16, 1917 – January 7, 2011, was an American independent record producer and songwriter in New York City, most active from the 1950s through the mid-1980s. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Half Empty Has No Regrets (Video)

Last year, 22-year-old rapper Half-Empty made headlines nationwide when he finally met 81-year-old Florida resident Roz, with whom he developed a friendship after months of playing the Words With Friends app. Continue Reading →

Nas Pays Tribute To Black Music In Special Google Arts & Culture Video

To celebrate Black History Month, Harlem fave, hip-hop legend, producer and entrepreneur Nas pays homage to a long tradition of Black musicians and storytellers who continue to empower us today in this compelling open letter and video HERE. Continue Reading →

Swing: Best Of The Jazz At Lincoln Center Galas Is Coming

Blue Engine Records makes the most memorable performances from Jazz at Lincoln Center’s historic gala concerts available for the first time with the release of United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas. Continue Reading →

The Viola: From Paris To London, Featuring Violist Aundrey Mitchell And More In Harlem

Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) is pleased to present The Viola: From Paris to London a free concert on Friday, March 2nd, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the David Greer Recital Hall at the school’s home site located at 323 West 108th Street (off of Broadway) in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

G.O.O.D Music/Cactus Jack Signee Sheck Wes Drops “Mo Bamba” Video In Harlem

Complex reports that the G.O.O.D Music family continues to grow. Shortly after it was announced that Chicago’s Valee had joined the imprint’s roster, 19-year-old Harlem rapper Sheck Wes confirmed he had inked a contract with the label as well as Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Records. Continue Reading →

Fuse And FM Celebrate Black History Month With Harlem’s Alicia Keys, P. Diddy And More

Fuse and FM commemorate Black History Month with a month-long, multiplatform celebration of Future Black History makers from the worlds of music, entertainment and social influence. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Teyana Taylor’s Album Is Finished

The Jasmine Brand reports that new music from Harlem lady Teyana Taylor is on the way. Continue Reading →