Happy (Belated) Birthday, Harlem Man Teddy Riley!

It takes a genius to invent a new genre of music. After honing his skills as a young church musician, Teddy Riley ended up creating a go-to sound that flooded the dancefloors around the world. Continue Reading →

The History Of The Harlem World Club (video)

gangstergee09Today, the old Harlem World Club building is a Conway’s on 116th and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue), but it was also the place for the drugstore chain Woolworth. But more importantly, from 1978 to 1985, it was the home of legendary disco, The Harlem World Club. Continue Reading →

Today In History Ma$e Release Harlem World

tumblr_ofqef2kd6w1t1yehoo1_1280On this day in Hip Hop History Ma$e releases his debut solo album Harlem World. As a quintessential Harlem album, Harlem World introduces a new side of Harlem rap. Continue Reading →