Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition – a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jim Jones Announced His Daddy Duties And Taught His Son A Lesson

Jim Jones grew up on the streets of Harlem, and he made a place for himself quite early in the hip hop scene of Manhattan’s Black Mecca. Continue Reading →

Fat Joe Tipping Goes All The Way Up When Busboys Play His Hits At Harlem Rao’s

Fat Joe and his buddies closed down a legendary Harlem restaurant, but the busboys kept the party going … and he thanked them with a fat gratuity. Continue Reading →

Jimi Hendrix At The United Block Association Benefit Concert In Harlem 1969 (video)

Jimi Hendrix Harlem New York 1969

On September 5th, 1969, Jimi Hendrix with the Gypsy Sun & Rainbows band performed outside 139th Street and Lenox Avenue at the United Block Association Benefit concert in Harlem, New York.

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Harlem’s Diddy The Richest Rapper

After going viral for reclining on the Met Gala steps last week, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has another reason to rest easy. Continue Reading →

Best Girl-Group TLC Live On Showtime At The Apollo In Harlem New York (Video)

TLC performing ‘Baby Baby Baby’ and ‘What About Your Friends’ live at the Apollo Theater, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Grammy’s Return To NYC And The Benefits For All

After 15 years, the GRAMMY® Awards are at long last returning to New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced today along with Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, MSG Chairman James Dolan, and CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Black And White,” By Lion From TCM (Video)

We first heard this incredible song “Black & White,” on TCM (Turner Classic Movies), throughout the month of April, 2017 promotional run. Continue Reading →

African Singer Somi’s ‘Petite Afrique,’ Dedicated To Harlem At The Schomburg

East African singer-songwriter Somi returns to the Neighborhood Concert series with her blend of jazz and African music. Continue Reading →

City Opera’s Baroque Premiere Provides Mixed Rewards In Harlem

Key to the surprising renaissance of the New York City Opera has been the company’s effort to present works that are either new entirely or, at the very least, new to the majority of listeners. Continue Reading →