Awkward! Richard Pryor’s Son Bombs At The Apollo Theater In Harlem (Video)

TV One reports that who knew Richard Pryor‘s youngest son was a comedian? Continue Reading →

Tiffany Haddish, Snoop, Rick Ross’ ‘UNCENSORED’ & Silk’s UNSUNG’ on TV One

Sitting at home in Harlem with nothing to do? Check out Uncensored, Uncensored is an edgy new docu-series exploring the intimate lives of some of today’s most notable personalities, debuts on TV One beginning Sunday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. 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 →

Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

1931-01_julianHubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Baldwin “Pin Drop Speech” At Cambridge University, 1965 (Video)

Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers earth shattering speech with Harlem as his starting point in talking about all black folks at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley in 1965.

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Marilyn Crawford Talks Reginald F. Lewis On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

Join Marilyn Crawford, a Reginald F. Lewis representative and family friend, as she talks about the new film Reginald F. Lewis And The Making Of A $1BN Empire, that airs this month with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.

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Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Continue Reading →

Vincent Herring’s Good Times On His “Hard Times” CD From Smoke In Harlem (Video)

With Hard Times, the master saxophonist supplies the perfect musical response to our troubled existence – part escape, part defiance; part lament, part laughter. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Diddy Says On Breakfast Club He Only Wants More Kids With GF Cassie (Video)

Diddy says he is very content with his brood of six kids, but wouldn’t mind expanding his family with long-time girlfriend Cassie. Continue Reading →

NYMLo Cautionary Tale Of “Speedin” In Harlem (Mature Video)

XXLMag reports that Harlem rapper NYMLo is a member of Smoke Dza‘s R.F.C. collective, and he just released a video to a song of his own. Continue Reading →

Izola Ware Curry Tried To Assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr In Harlem 1958 (Video)

Izola Curry June 14, 1916 – March 7, 2015, was an African-American woman who attempted to assassinate civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King JrContinue Reading →

Ethiopian Emperor Haille Selassie Visits In Harlem, 1954 (Video)

First, the stylish Emperor of Ethiopian, Haille Selassie, toured at the top of the Empire State Building, then Emperor Selassie drove uptown to crowds waving, from apartment buildings to the crowded streets throughout the tour in Harlem, NY, 1954.

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‘Proud Mary’ With Harlem Danny Glover, Taraji P. Henson And Many More (Video)

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Continue Reading →

The Supremes, Live At The Apollo Theatre, 1963 (Video)

The fabulous The Supremes singing, “My Heart Can’t Take It No More,” recorded live to the toughest, warmest audience in showbiz at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, NY in January 1, 1963. Continue Reading →

Julius Erving Becomes Dr. J At Harlem’s Famed Rucker Park, 1970’s (Video)

Matt Formica writes in Hoopsvibe that Dr. J’s performance in Harlem was one of the Three of the most legendary performances at Rucker Park ever. Continue Reading →

One Of Harlem’s Best Christmas Songs, “Christmas Night In Harlem” By Louis Armstrong, 1955 (Video)

When it comes to Christmas songs about Harlem, we think this one, “Christmas Night In Harlem,” is a classic by legendary music man Louis Armstrong And The All Stars. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Cardi B Disrupts Jimmy Fallon Show (Video)

Cardi B visited The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the animated Washington Heights entertainer sounded like a walking sound bite said source. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sean Combs Finds His Roots On “Finding Your Roots” (Video)

Harlem man, Sean Combs (aka Diddy, Puffy, Puff Daddy, etc.,) discovers the history of his ancestors in Finding Your Roots: Season Three, episode seven, “Family Reunions”. Continue Reading →

Happy Xmas (War Is Over!) By John Lennon, Yoko Ono And The Harlem Community Choir, 1971 (Video)

“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” is a Christmas song with lyrics by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, released in 1971 as a single by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir. Continue Reading →

Ida “The Shoo Shoo Baby” James, Harlem, 1950’s (Video)

ida-jamesIda Mae James was born in 1921, in Providence, Rhode Island. Ida’s mother taught her how to sing, she travel the country doing amateur night shows until she was discovered on the Radio Kiddie Hour in Philadelphia, PA. Continue Reading →