Tommy “Mayor Of Harlem” Smalls Paradise In Harlem, NY, 1926-1972

Tommy Smalls, August 5, 1926 – March 8, 1972, known as Dr. Jive, was an influential African-American radio disc jockey in New York City during the early days of rock and roll. He owned the Smalls Paradise club in Harlem in the 1950s. Continue Reading →

Wu-Tang Clan Performs “Triumph” At The Apollo Theater, Harlem, NY, 1997 (Video)

In this video of Triumph which is a single released by the Wu-Tang Clan, from their 1997 album Wu-Tang Forever tour as they are invading the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Patti “Queen Of The Jingles,” Austin (Video)

Patti Austin, born on the 10th August, 1950, is an American R&B, pop and jazz singer. Austin was born in Harlem, New York to Gordon Austin, a jazz trombonist, and Edna Austin and was raised in Bay Shore, New York on Long Island. Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have referred to themselves as her godparents. Continue Reading →

Tyler Perry Speaks Out After Mo’Nique Talks About Him And Oprah At The Apollo

Tyler Perry is speaking out after Mo’nique willingly dragged him and Oprah Winfrey during her comedy act. Continue Reading →

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 →

Seitu’s World: Wow Women Of The World 2017 At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, May 4-7, 2017, with Gabbie Douglas, Tameka Mallory, and many more at Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.

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Get Ready For The Harlem EatUp! Festival 2017

The Harlem EatUp! Festival is a incredible celebration of the food, art and culture of Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Line Up For 2017 Spring Gala

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – the, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7 pm EST in Harlem, NY. 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 →

Apollo Music Cafe WOW Festival Edition 2017

The Women of The World Festival returns to the Apollo Theater this spring after a successful premiere in 2015. Continue Reading →