“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, 1933 ( Video)

Duke Ellington at the piano and Louis Armstrong on trumpet rehearse Leonard Feather's "Long, Long Journey" during a session at the RCA Victor recording studio in New York Jan. 12, 1946. (AP Photo)

“Drop Me Off in Harlem,” sang by Harlem legends Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Broadway columnist Nick Kenny in 1933. Continue Reading →

New “Chief Don’t Run” By Harlem Fave Jidenna (Video)

Jidenna - Chief Don't RunThe new jam from “Chief Don’t Run” by the Wisconsin-born, Drake sounding rapper Jidenna who has performed at Harlem Stage, MIST Harlem and Trunk Show Designer Consignment to name a few venues in Harlem. Continue Reading →

New Music From Tamela Mann’s Upcoming Album “One Way”

NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 13: Tamela Mann attends the 13th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon at Rocketown on January 13, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BMI)

Grammy Award-winning Gospel songstress Tamela Mann has performed at the Riverside Church, Apollo theatre, and in the Harlem story Sparkle now she is gearing up for the release of her fourth studio album One Way this fall and the highly-anticipated new project is now available for pre-order. Continue Reading →

Alpha Blondy Free At Summerstage In Harlem

alpha blondSince his first success in the ’80s with the panafrican hit “Opération Coup De Poing (Brigadier Sabari),” Alpha Blondy has continued to provide unparalleled reggae music to his fans across the globe. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jazz At Lincoln Center Announces 2016-17 Season Schedule

jimmy heaith1On September 22-24, Jazz at Lincoln Center will open the 2016-17 season, commemorating more than 100 years of recorded jazz, with stellar performances by world renowned musicians and rising stars and free offerings in its home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Africa’s Mbongwana Star, Batida, Young Paris And More At SummerStage In Central Park

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Join Afro-funkadelic stars Mbongwana Star, Batida , Young Paris and DJ Underdog for a futuristic orgasmic music and Pre-Show Panel discussion in Central Park Summerstage. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jim Jones Featuring A$AP Ferg “Harlem” Baby

jim jones and asap rosky rock it

Jim Jones, along with the rest of Dipset, always made sure to put on for Harlem, and the A$AP Mob are now doing the very same thing, so it only made sense for Jones’ “Harlem” record from his new mixtape, The Kitchen, to be a torch-passing moment. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Marvin Gaye’s Timeless “What’s Going On” Live 1972 (Video)

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Rex - David Magnus/REX (10378c) Marvin Gaye Various - 1964

What’s Going On is the eleventh studio album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released May 21, 1971, on the Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. Continue Reading →

Jimmy Heath And Others At The 10th Annual Great Jazz on the Great Hill

jimmie heath in harlemOn Saturday, August 13, the 10th annual Great Jazz on the Great Hill concert in Central Park celebrates the 90th birthday of jazz legend Jimmy Heath — this National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master will perform with his Big Band at Jazzmobile.

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Love And Hip Hop’s Harlem Rap Dou BBOD Release “STR8 2 IT” (Audio)

BBOD STR8 2 ITLove And Hip Hop New York season 6 may be over but the Harlem female rap duo, BBOD are still on a mission to prove they aren’t the typical artist you see on the hit reality show by displaying a dedicated work ethic and consistent release of new material. Continue Reading →