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 →

One Love! A Tribute to Bob Marley!

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It has been 35 years since Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the Apollo Theater. The Wailers returned this year to perform One Love! A Bob Marley Tribute Concert in honor of Bob Marley’s legendary debut at the Apollo in 1979 and to commemorate the
30th Anniversary of the Album “Legend”. Continue Reading →

Lowe & Behold: Jamaican Chinese Trace Roots From Harlem To Circa BC

Finding Samuel Lowe family photoBy Vinette K. Pryce

Nell Vera Lowe was no ordinary woman. Despite the fact she struggled to make ends meet after migrating to New York to settle on one of the most crime-riddled blocks in Harlem she had extraordinary dreams and perhaps that is why she is the subject of a documentary film featured during the recent Urbanworld Film Festival. Continue Reading →

Traci Braxton On ‘Braxton Family Values’ (video)

traci brxton on braxton family valuesAfter all the drama, Evelyn insists the sisters go to Jamaica to have some fun. Traci talks about her new single, the need for less drama with her sisters and running late to Toni’s concert.

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Harlem Fave Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored At The Jamaica Independence Ball

sheryl-lee-ralph-approved-photo-2The stage is all set for the Skatalites, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Karl and Faye Rodney, to be bestowed with honors at the Jamaica Independence Ball in New York, [this] Saturday, August 16, at the New York Marriot Marquis Hotel, located at , 1535 Broadway, New York, scheduled for 8pm-3:00am. The cocktail hour begins at 6:30pm. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Marcus 100 Years Later– A Tribute To Harlem’s Own D.r Clarke

Marcus Mosiah Garvey -By Vinette K. Pryce

One hundred years after Jamaica’s Marcus Mosiah Garvey formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in his birth island, his legacy is being touted. Continue Reading →

Jamaicans Celebrate Two Milestone Achievements In Harlem

Jamaica 52By Vinette K. Pryce

Jamaicans in New York rallied with purposeful prayers to give thanks for their island’s 52 years of independence and also for the longevity of one of its oldest organization in the United States. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Conrad Norman, 1908

Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters Harlem Repro POSTCARD#200Conrad Norman, the Jamaican-born founder of the Alpha Physical Culture Club of Harlem, America’s first African American athletic club at the turn of the 20th century in 1904. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Esther Anderson Talks About Bob Marley Documentary

Bob and Esther 2Comprised of never-before-seen archival footage, this enthralling 2011 documentary, directed by Esther Anderson and Gian Godoy, unveils rare glimpses into Bob Marley and The Wailers’s rise to stardom, including the band’s first rehearsal. Continue Reading →