Lovebug Starski, Pioneering Rapper With Harlem World Crew Dead At 57

Kevin Smith, the Bronx DJ and rapper known as Lovebug Starski who is often credited with coining the term “hip-hop,” died Thursday at 57 following a heart attack in Las Vegas said our source. Continue Reading →

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Chuck D And “Prophets Of Rage” Talk At Build (Video)

[easyazon_link identifier=”B072M3C6KW” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Prophets of Rage[/easyazon_link] (Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, [easyazon_link identifier=”0316430978″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Chuck D[/easyazon_link], B-Real and DJ Lord) came together during 2016’s tumultuous election to combat the coming storm. Continue Reading →

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‘Rants & Retorts’ By Anita M. Samuels At MIST Harlem

In Conversation with Anita M. Samuels,” a discussion with the nationally acclaimed journalist and critic on media, fashion, music and culture on her new book, “Rants & Retorts: How bigots got a monopoly on commenting about news online.” Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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HW Pick: Premiere “Blackness” A New Anthem (video)

blacknessPop legend and longtime political activist Harry Belafonte (whose 1956 Calypso album was the first to sell a million copies) introduced the three musicians several years ago via his organization Sankofa, which encourages artists and performers of color to actively create art that may serve as a catalyst for positive cultural evolution. Continue Reading →