Espaillat’s Historic Story Receives Thunderous Ovation At Democratic National Convention (video)

espanialt-1 slider1Today, Harlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Democratic primary winner in New York’s 13th congressional district, addressed the delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in support of the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Continue Reading →

Harlem Musicians, Philly Studio, David Bowie’s ‘The Gouster,’ 1974

david bowie gouters in harlemIn 1974, David Bowie was undergoing the sort of musical and aesthetic transformation that would come to define his career. Bowie knew that being in Harlem was going to be a place of inspiration, as he did here, if he couldn’t get it from being in Harlem he would bring Harlem to him like he did with Gouster. Continue Reading →

“Man In The Mirror” By Harlem Fave Michael Jackson, 1987 (Video)

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A great music video by one of the most incredible performers in the world Michael Jackson who performed at the Apollo Theater on 125th Street here he is performing Man In The Mirror in 1987

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HW Pick: “Hollywood Beauty Salon,” Opens In NYC (Video)

hollywood buety slaonThe “Hollywood Beauty Salon” is an intimate beauty parlor that happens to be part of the NHS Germantown Recovery Community, a non-profit mental health program in Philadelphia that is administered by NHS Human Services. Continue Reading →

Thursday Throwback: Act And “Think Different.” Do You? (Video)

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“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

Big L’s Accused Murderer Fatally Shot And Killed in Harlem

bigl in harlemBig L (pictured on left) whose birth name was Lamont Coleman was shot nine times in the face and chest on February 15, 1999, ending the talented MC’s life and career at 24-years-old. Continue Reading →

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

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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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Kanye’s ‘Cruel Winter,’ Gets It Right With Travis Scott, Big Sean, Gucci Mane… (video)

kanye-westKanye West drops another blast with Champions (Cruel Winter) featuring everybody including Travis Scott, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Desiigner, 2 Chainz, Quavo and Gucci Mane.

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Boxer Joe Louis And Wife Mara “The Best Dressed Woman In America” Trotter Harlem NY (Rare Video)

trotter and joe louis in harlemRare video footage of boxing champ Joe Louis and his wife Mara “the best dressed woman in America” Trotter seen outside a apartment building in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

“… Woman From Harlem,” Annie Hall By Woody Allen (video)

diane keaton about harlemA 1977 classic Harlem movie moment, a clip of a neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall (Diane Keaton), and a few stereotypes from Alvy’s childhood, where his mother and father discuss their house keeper, “…a colored woman from Harlem…”.
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