From Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit, to Public Enemy’s Fight the Power, to James Brown’s Say it Loud, and Bob Marley’s iconic call-to-action, War, the Apollo stage has been an incubator and platform for music that sparks consciousness, celebrates empowerment, and births revolutions. Continue Reading →
A great video of the L-O-V-E (Love) concert with words and music by nine time Grammy award winner Al Green, with band members Willie Mitchell, Mabon Hodges and others at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York, 1990.
Legendary 13 year old “Little” Stevie Wonder goofing around with Cassius Clay photographed at world famous Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York, 1963. Continue Reading →
2016 marks the 25th Anniversary of the National Double Dutch League and Lauren Walker, league president and daughter of NDDL founder David Walker, received a proclamation from the office of Mayor Bill deBlasio, whereas he proclaimed December 4th in Harlem in New York to be ‘Double Dutch Holiday Classic Day.’ Continue Reading →