Kennedy Center Launches First Ever Hip-Hop Season With Harlem Stage Ex-Director

The Kennedy Center has been presenting hip-hop for over 15 years, but not as part of its institutional programming. Continue Reading →

Harlem Stage Director Simone Eccleston Moves To The Kennedy Center

The director of programming at Harlem Stage in New York is heading to Washington to become the first director of hip hop culture at the Kennedy Center.

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RIP Harlem Fave Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest

820Phife Dawg, founding member of pioneering hip-hop outfit A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday (March 22) at the age of 45. An official statement had yet to be released at press time, but Billboard confirmed the rapper’s death. Continue Reading →

Roy Ayers Live At SummerStage In Harlem

roy-ayers-vibe-redVibraphonist/vocalist Roy Ayers is among the best-known, most-loved and respected jazz/R&B artists on the music-scene today. Continue Reading →