Summer of Music: Hustlers Convention At Maysles In Harlem (video)

hustlers conventionWhile largely unknown, the 1973 album “Hustlers Convention” is regarded as a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Favorite King Does Baraka About Du Bois

17BARAKA2-master675The NY Times writes about the relentlessly adventurous producer and director like Woodie King Jr. was bound to reach a breaking point when it came to Amiri Baraka. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Tongues of Fire Choir

walter worldBy Walter Rutledge

On Saturday, April 27 the Apollo Theater presented Tongues of Fire Choir by poet, performer, and teacher Sekou Sundiata and composer/trombonist Craig Harris. Continue Reading →