HW Pick: Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music (book)

download (1)Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she’s prompting others all around the world to reach for theirs as well. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey, 1980

bobbie humphrey

We love this photo of Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey (born April 25, 1950). Bobbie Humphrey is an American jazz flutist and singer who plays fusion, jazz-funk and soul-jazz styles. Bobbi Humphrey has performed for audiences around the world. Continue Reading →

Global Music Industry Comes Together

moby in la for music festival

Harlem born Moby not only picked up the Music For Life Award, NAMM’s highest honor….

As the music products industry returns home to 100 countries worldwide, they leave the 2015 NAMM Show empowered with fresh ideas and products to amplify the power of music. Continue Reading →

Marley Heirs Wail One Love Tribute To Legend

Lauryn Hill & Kathy Jordan Sharpton backstage Apollo (1)By Vinette K. Pryce

Benefactors to the legacy left by Robert Nesta Marley rocked the Apollo Theater in Harlem with a tribute concert commemorating the legend’s 35th anniversary appearance at the landmark showplace. Continue Reading →