Gregory “On My Way To Harlem” Porter Free At Central Park (video)

gregory porterGregory Porter’s Blue Note Records debut, the 2014 GRAMMY winning Liquid Spirit, arrived on the heels of two critically acclaimed, GRAMMY nominated indie label albums that quickly propelled Porter to the upper echelon of contemporary male jazz singers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Loyal,’ Chris Brown, 2014 BET Awards, F/Lil Wayne & Tyga (video)

chris brown on bet 2014An incredible performance of ‘Loyal,’ by Chris Brown, at the 2014 BET Awards, featuring Lil Wayne  and Tyga. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Who Dat, Who Dat, It’s Amos And Iggy (Video)

oggy and andyHarlem has deep roots in almost everything, even in this comparison between Amos And Andy “in Harlem” of the 1950′s and Iggy Azalea of the South Wales of the 2014′s. Continue Reading →

Policy Pete’s Dream Book, Harlem 1933

dream-book-coverThis dream book was published by Lewis Hartmann, 217 West 125th Street, in 1933, and reprinted subsequently (the copy pictured is from the 1940s). Continue Reading →

Library Acquires Harlemites And Others Oral History Collection

mayaangelouThe Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, announced today the donation of a video archive of thousands of hours of interviews—The HistoryMakers—that captures the life, history and culture from Harlem to Hollywood as well as the struggles and achievements of the black experience. Continue Reading →

Harlem Bids Farewell To Horace Silver (video)

horace silverHarlem World Magazine is deeply saddened by the passing of Horace Silver (1928-2014), the great pianist and composer whose contribution to jazz is immeasurable. Continue Reading →

Alicia Keys And Ruby Dee Tour Harlem (video)

ruby dee and alicia keys in HarlemHarlem neighbors Ruby Dee and Alicia Keys tour Harlem as they talk about their experiences in the great village of Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Hammerstep! Hip-Hop Meets Irish Dance (video)

You won’t find these dancers at your local Irish pub! Hammerstep incorporates a hip-hop flare to the traditional Irish Step Dance–gas masks and all! Continue Reading →

‘Hercules,’ Staring Dwayne Johnson, Exclusive Trailer (video)

HERCULESThat’s right, it’s the new Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ film Hercules, and yes ladies (and some gentleman) starring Dwayne Johnson. Continue Reading →