Harlem’s Doug E. Fresh To Receive “I Am Hip Hop” Award

091514-shows-hha-2014-honoree-doug-e-freshBET.com reports that Harlem born beat box pioneer Doug E. Fresh is this year’s recipient of the “I Am Hip Hop” Award at the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Fresh is the latest rap great to be honored for their efforts in helping to redefine the genre.  Continue Reading →

Kohei Hattori Flys As The Amateur Night At The Apollo Winner (video)

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A passionate Kohei Hattori sings “I Believe I Can Fly,” is the new first place, at Amateur Night at The Apollo September 17th, 2014, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Slick Rick And Rakim Live At Stage 48, NYC

slick rick and rakimHarlem fave performers Rakim part of the dynamic duo of Eric B and Rakim, and Slick Rick of “The Show” and “La Di Da Di” fame are performing together – it’s a must see show. Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins Behind The Scenes At Apollo Theater 80th Anniversary

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The world famous Apollo Theater kicked off it 80th anniversary and photographer Rudy Collins from Harlem World Magazine was on the case for the first Amateur Night of 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Doug E. Fresh, Ray Chew And Others Perform At Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

ray chewThe 15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration officially kicked off Super Bowl Weekend at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on January 31, 2014 with a night of music, praise and spirit-filled performances. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Saturday January 25, 2014 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

The snow and cold weather have not slowed down the red hot New York arts scene. This weekend there is dance in Chelsea and Midtown, and art in Harlem. While one of the most venerable talent shows begins it’s 80th year in the place, “Where Stars Are Born And Legends Are Made”. Here are a few of the events happening around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →

The History of the Harlem World Club (video)

gangstergee09Today, the old Harlem World Club building is a Conway’s on 116th and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue), but it was also the place for the drugstore chain Woolworth. But more importantly, from 1978 to 1985, it was the home of legendary disco, The Harlem World Club. Continue Reading →