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 →

Billie Holiday Sings ‘Strange Fruit,’ Harlem, 1939 (audio)

Billie_HolidayStrange Fruit” is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday (lived in Harlem during this time), who first sang and recorded it in 1939. Written by the teacher Abel Meeropol as a poem, it exposed American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans. Continue Reading →

U2 And The Harlem Gospel Choir, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” (video)

still4U2 and the Harlem gospel choir New Voices of Freedom recorded the song at the Greater Calvary Church, 50-50 West 124th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) in Central Harlem. There are many versions of  “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, but this version appeared on the Rattle and Hum album from the September 28, 1987 concert at Madison Square Garden.  Continue Reading →

Diddy Blows Fuse On J-Lo Bid

diddy and j loHarlem-born Sean “P Diddy” Combs was set on buying the Fuse TV network until his ex-girlfriend stepped in. Continue Reading →

Dipset & Fool’s Gold Battle On B-ball Court

fools-gold-team-615x409On Saturday night (March 22), the Dipset crew and Fool’s Gold went toe-to-toe in a game of full court basketball. Continue Reading →

Knicks Tap Phil Jackson For Prez

AR-140319866.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360With a $60 million commitment, team owner James Dolan hopes spending more money will finally yield fewer problems for the moribund franchise.

Madison Square Garden played host Tuesday to yet another event proclaiming itself to be moment zero in the renaissance of the New York Knicks basketball franchise. Continue Reading →

J-Lo And Diddy Fight Over Fuse

diddy and j loJennifer Lopez, the singer and actress who dated Sean “Diddy” Combs more than a decade ago, is now challenging her former beau as the two compete for Madison Square Garden Co.’s Fuse TV, people with knowledge of the matter said. Continue Reading →

Diddy Bids $200 Million for Fuse TV Network

diddy_dirty_moneySean Combs, the hip-hop mogul now known as Diddy, has bid about $200 million for the Fuse cable-TV channel, said three people with knowledge of the situation. 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 →