On Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features Harlemite Gil Scott-Heron. Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge
The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) concluded their two-day choreographer’s showcase Souls of Our Feet: People of Color Dance Festival, Thursday, June 20 at the Kumble Theater, Long Island University downtown Brooklyn campus. This series marked the 37th consecutive year THPAC has presented artists of color. Continue Reading →
Listen to the Special HW Radio Podcast show with host Danny Tisdale as he talks with Harlem musician Giacomo Gates new CD based on Gil Scott Heron’s Harlmem album and Souleo talks his event the New York Public Library Celebrates Pride Month and the Arts series.
June 19th, at 2 pm. Continue Reading →
By Marc “The Raz” Rasbury
Last August 5th, with the Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park serving as a background Gil Scott Heron gave one of his last NYC performances not too far from where grew up.
A New Black Poet – Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, also known simply as Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, is the debut album of soul musician and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1970 on Flying Dutchman Records. Recording sessions for the album took place live at a New York nightclub located on the corner of 125th Street and Lenox Avenue. Continue Reading →
“Before RAP knew its name, there was a group of ambitious young men who reflected the harsh spirit of their times and whose work remains prophetic and inspirational today. Born in Harlem on May 19, 1968 , The Last Poets spoke out as few other musical groups had, or have since, about racism, poverty and other African American and societal concerns. Continue Reading →