Checkout Lauryn Hill Kill Them Softly Live In Harlem

10388131_10152765341533621_9006125054157905061_nBlue Note presents a once in a lifetime jam with Lauryn Hill in a Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series live performance at Madiba Harlem at My Image Studios on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Continue Reading →

Lisa Leone’s Fugees On A Harlem Roof (video)

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By Lisa Leone

I took this on a Harlem rooftop in the early 1990s during what felt like a golden era for hip-hop. At the time, I wrote a monthly column for Vibe magazine: my job was to go behind the scenes of music video shoots with camera and pen. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: D’Angelo’s The ‘Black Messiah’ Is Back…

D’Angelo’s Black Messiah“Everyone around him knows about D-time,” GQ’s Amy Wallace wrote in a 2012 profile of D’Angelo, “a pace so slow that it could test even the most patient saint.” 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 →

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 →

Souleo: Happy 80th Birthday Apollo Theater

Musician Reverend Charles Hodges Sr and Paul Rodgers recording at Royal Studios (left to right)_Courtesy PaulRodgers.comThe Apollo Theater has transformed the lives of many singers that performed on its stage such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Lauryn Hill. Continue Reading →

Apollo Holds Auditions for 2013 Amateur Night Season

Since the legendary Apollo Theater opened in 1934, its signature live show, Amateur Night, has been a definitive career-making opportunity for new talent. Continue Reading →

Congrats to the Apollo Theater for Winning a National Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2012

We congratulate the Apollo Theater announced today that it is one of 16 historic New York City locations that received a preservation grant as part of the Partners in Preservation competition… Continue Reading →