HW Pick: Harlem Fave Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Block Party Returns

spike lee enhanced1Harlem loves a good party, even if its in Brooklyn (just kidding), but nearly 30 years after “Do The Right Thing,” Spike Lee is still throwing the best block parties in Bed-Stuy. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The New Prince Online Museum Spans 20 Years

princeIn March of 2015, The Guardian published a piece on Prince’s vault, begun by his former sound engineer Susan Rogers before his Purple Rain superstardom: “It’s an actual bank vault, with a thick door,” she said, “in the basement of Paisley Park. Continue Reading →

“Mavis,” The Film At Maysles Cinema In Harlem

mavis in harlemThe first feature-length documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, the Staple Singers. Continue Reading →

Tribute Prince The Life Of Prince Comic Book For You

prince-comic-coverSince Prince’s death in April, writers have been trying to sum up a life lived that was both very private and yet also felt like it existed in our DNA. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Prince Inducted In To The Apollo’s “Walk of Fame” In Harlem (Photos)

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Today, the genius Prince was inducted onto the Apollo’s “Walk of Fame”. Melissa “Do me baby” Morgan entertained, and the one and only Maceo was one of the speakers. Continue Reading →

Have A Will, Unlike Harlem Fave Prince

princeIn the wake of Prince’s death, it has been called “the worst estate planning sin a wealthy artist could commit: leaving no will at all.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Prince’s Spanish Villa In Spain

prince's spanish home1Possessed with the need for freedom, multi-skilled musician and recording artist Prince Rogers Nelson, broke through barriers and convention in the music industry so he could be free to do it his way. Continue Reading →

How Prince Secretly Saved A Harlem Ballet School

prince saved a harlem business1Mashable reports how dance diva Misty Copeland is one of ballet’s brightest stars — and Prince knew that well before everyone else.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Prince, The Beautiful One (updated)

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Thousands gather at Harlems State Office Building on Monday, April 25th for a memorial celebrating the home going of music icon Prince. Continue Reading →

Rest In Peace Prince On A “Purple Rain” Cloud (video)

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Prince was the king of breaking down walls, his music was a gumbo of rock & roll, hip hop, r & b, blues and country – you name it.

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