Frankie Knuckles House Pioneer Passes (video)

knucklesWe wish it was an April Fool’s joke, but it’s not – Frankie Knuckles, Chicago house legend, has died aged 59. Continue Reading →

Qoute of The Day: Mase, “I Could’ve Saved MJ.”

maseHW posted an article last week stating that Harlem man rapper and preacher Mase intends to keep preaching in his church about his plan to spread the word of God to the hip-hop community, and today it’s reported that it all was sparked by Michael Jackson’s death. Continue Reading →

Vijay Takes Ideas From Harlem to Harvard

NY-CW504_VIJAY_G_20140303172453Sitting in his Harlem home, the pianist Vijay Iyer considered his new weekly commute to Cambridge, Mass. “I’m still not sure how this will work,” he said. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: New Talent KJ Drops CD This Week (video)

KJ_RoofThe R&B prodigy known as ‘KJ’ has high expectations for himself and the music that he creates. The 16 year-old entertainer plans to do what many new artists never, or rarely do in their careers, he plans to sell over 3+ million copies of his first official single within the first three months of its release! Continue Reading →

The Apollo Goes Global

James-Brown.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Continue Reading →

Boys and Girls Choirs of Harlem Stages a Comeback (video)

For over 30 years, the Boys and Girls Choirs of Harlem produced world class vocalists from Harlem. Continue Reading →

‘Please, Please, Please,’ James Brown At The Apollo, in Harlem (video)

Smith_BrownLegendary James Brown performing at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, NY on the 4th of May, 1985. Continue Reading →