Harlem’s Vanessa del Rio “America’s first Latina star”

975c2b2c51e3f172a9c2c9773fd2fbdeVanessa del Rio was born Ana Maria Sanchez on 31 March,1952 and raised in Spanish Harlem, New York, the daughter of immigrants from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diary Of A Madman: Life, Death, And Rap By Scarface

scarface the bookFrom Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Brad “Scarface” Jordan, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. Continue Reading →