Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s Stretch Music x Afro New Orleanian/Black Indian Music At Harlem Stage

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah returns with two nights of genre blind music that will Stretch jazz music’s rhythmic, melodic and harmonic conventions to encompass a range of cultural influences from his own native New Orleans to West Africa and the Caribbean. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Regina Hall And Jada Pinkett Smith Talk New “Girls Trip,” On Build (Video)

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue Reading →

FX Networks Previewed New Drama Series “Snowfall” At Essence Festival 2017

FX Networks previewed their new drama series “Snowfall” for an intimate group of press and influencers on Saturday. Co-creator John Singleton made brief remarks; Q93 radio host Wild Wayne intro’d the screening. Continue Reading →

Check Out The Wacky That’s Not My Arm, “Girls Trip” Film Coming To Harlem Teaser (2017)

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival  – what happens at the festival stays at the festival. Continue Reading →

Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton In Harlem, New York 1928 – 1935

jelly-roll-mortin-harlem1Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton at home in Harlem, on the corner of some Street and some Avenue in Harlem. Morton was American ragtime royalty, “considered best regarded pianists in the Storyville District,” he was an early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who was born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, started his career and Jazz in 1902 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Puff Daddy Leads Stars At 2016 Essence Festival (Photos)

diddy at essence fest 20161Here are some great photographs from the three-day event that was live streamed with Harlem man Puff Daddy (above) performing in a big puffy oversized Yankee jacket and pin stripes at the Superdome as part of the Essence Festival 2016 in New Orleans, LA.

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HW Pick: 2016 Essence Festival New Orleans Live Stream (Live)

shaggy at the eessence festivalCheck out the final night, of this three day event live stream with Ciara, Kim Fields, Puff Daddy, Judith Hill, Kendrick Lamarr, and many more from the Superdome as part of the Essence Festival 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
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