HW Pick: Explorer Story, Young Guru Through Google Glass (video)

Young Guru. He’s a Glass Explorer, acclaimed DJ, producer and audio engineer who has helped shape the sound of music legends, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. Continue Reading →

Frankie Knuckles House Pioneer Passes (video)

knucklesWe wish it was an April Fool’s joke, but it’s not – Frankie Knuckles, Chicago house legend, has died aged 59. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Smoke DZA On ‘City of Dreams’ (Video – Warning)

Smoke-DZA-1280x853Harlem native wordsmith, Smoke DZA, makes his way back to the game today, unleashing a dope new set of visuals directed by the one and only, Dame Dash. Continue Reading →

DJ Shoots At Cops Inside Diddy & Rick Ross Release Party In Atlanta

"Diddy And Rick Ross Visit Pink Elephant In New York City"An Atlanta area club was the scene of a shootout that left a DJ shot.Last night (March 2), the Velvet Room in Dekalb County was hosting an album release party for Rick Ross’ Mastermind album and Sean “Diddy” Combs. Continue Reading →

Open House Weekend An Apollo 80th Anniversary Celebration

Shirley Caesar 3 300 dpiIn celebration of African-American History Month and our 80th Anniversary, the Apollo Theater will open its doors for a Free Weekend to give visitors an understanding of our rich history, a preview of our future activities, and an honoring of a few of the “family members” that have helped us get to this point.  Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Want Marc Jacobs, Send Tweets

2014_01_marc-jacobs-daisy-thumbMarc Jacobs is opening a special Fashion Week pop-up shop in Soho on February 7th, but you won’t need any cash to buy anything. Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Hall of Fame to Launch 28 Days

Beginning in February the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum will embark on a educational promotion entitled ’28 Days of Hip Hop and History’ celebrating Black History Month. Continue Reading →