HW Pick: Panorama Rounds Out Day 2 With Lit Performances

pan11Panorama rolled into the second day of its inaugural year with performances from Kendrick Lamar, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Kaytranada, Flosstradamus, Blood Orange, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Aurora, and more alongside technology-inspired art installations and food.

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Harlem’s A$AP Rocky And Other Artists Rock Panorma At Randall’s Island Park

asap rocky diorPanorama’s inaugural year is a “modern day World’s Fair” presented by Goldenvoice. The event offers music performances, technology-inspired art installations and food. Continue Reading →

Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos At Harlem Stage

black jpoy in harlemJoin Harlem Stage and Jooksi as they use music as a springboard for dynamic dialogue through a participant driven listening session exploring the singular and intersecting themes of blackness, joy and chaos Continue Reading →

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky Has ‘F**kin’ Problems’ 2012 (warning video)

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Epic throwback from October 2012 with Harlem man A$AP Rocky with F**kin’ Problems featuring the A-Team with Drake, 2 Chainz, and topped off with Kendrick Lamar.
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HW Pick: JLO At The “2016 Kids’ Choice Awards”

j loNickelodeon today announced the nominations for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, the ultimate fan celebration of the best of everything kids love in pop culture. Continue Reading →

Dave East’s ‘Straight Outta Harlem’ Interview

DaveEast_SOBs1We’ve heard it time and time again, those worn out and cliché lines about how New York Rap has lost its “essence” or the most famous one, “New York rap is not the same” seem to be brought up in almost every convo relating to the genre. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Veteran funk band returns right on time, decades later

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What the ‘funk’ is going on?

It’s a fair question to ask in music these days as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There’s Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” single which had a 14-week reign at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and D’Angelo and Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed new albums are infused with funk grooves. Continue Reading →