VIP’s Attend Johnny Gill’s 50th Birthday Bash (Photos)

gil1Over the weekend, the stars aligned to celebrate the 50th birthday of legendary singer Johnny Gill. The “50 Shades of Johnny” themed birthday celebration was held at a private Bel-Air mansion. Continue Reading →

Prince To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk Of Fame

princePhilippe Dauman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Viacom said, “It is a great honor to accept the corporate award for community leadership from an institution as legendary as the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

charlie parker miles davisIn anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. Continue Reading →

Lee Daniels To Direct Harlem’s Apollo Theater Doc

lee-daniels-empire-premiere-la-2015-billboard-650Lee Daniels is set to direct The Apollo Film Project, an authorized documentary chronicling the history of the famed theater in Harlem, White Horse Pictures announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

OWN Presents “Legends: OWN At The Apollo In Harlem

L-R: Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick perform during the OWN At The Apollo Concert Series, held at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Oprah Winfrey Network

L-R: Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick perform during the OWN At The Apollo Concert Series, held at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it will air the star-studded primetime television event”Legends: OWN at the Apollo” beginning Saturday, October 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Leon Bridges R&B For A New Generation (video)

leon-bridges-smooth-sailin-videoLeon Bridges is a singer out of time. It’s amazing how this 25-year-old successfully channels the Golden Age of soul and R&B in a “Ed Sullivan Show” flavor, but with an expansive online music education and an influential mother from the era, it’s hard not to be. Continue Reading →