Robert Christgau And Greg Tate Talk in Harlem

45a3b4ec-979b-4119-bdc4-89f581127032A legendary writer and editor, Bob Christgau is considered the Dean of Rock Critics. At the Village Voice he edited some of the top jazz critics of the last generation, from Gary Giddins to Stanley Crouch. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky’s Rick Owens Moon Boots

rick owen moon boots“You ready? I have gold teeth, I have braids, I’m wearing Rick Owens Moon Boots, I have rips in my denim, a biker vest, I love artsy girls, my favourite artists are Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon. I’m obsessed with being different.” Continue Reading →

4 Iconic Film Locations Shot In Harlem, New York


We love Bob Egans site PopSpotsNYC, the site finds the exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history and how a Pop Culture Detective tracks them down. We’ve posted 4 Iconic Film Locations Shot In Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Ella Fitzgerald Debuts At Amateur Night at the Apollo, Nov. 21, 1934

ella fitzgeraldMichael Jackson did, James Brown did, Lauryn Hill and Jimi Hendrix did, and so did the Isley Brothers, Gladys Knight and Prince. And, on Nov. 21, 1934, at 17 years old, Ella Fitzgerald did, too. Continue Reading →

Jimi Hendrix in Harlem, 1965 (video)

After Jimi Hendrix’s discharge from the army, he earned his living as a traveling musician on the so-called Chitlin’ Circuit—the circuit of venues throughout the segregated South that booked black musicians. Continue Reading →