Apollo Theater Kicks Off 2014-2015 Season, Names New Board Trustees

apollo theater boardThe legendary Apollo Theater has announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors: Robert K. Kraft, Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group; Jason L. Mathews, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs… Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Yuna Conquers NYC (video)

Yuna-NocturnalIn a remarkably short period of time, Yuna has risen from regional D.I.Y. notoriety to full-on international stardom. In the process, the charismatic young singer-songwriter from Malaysia—who makes her Verve Records debut with Nocturnal—has become the first artist from her homeland to conquer the American market. Continue Reading →

Cissy Houston Honored At Harlem’s Mama Foundation Gala

062012-shows-beta-cissy-houston-6Harlem’s Mama Foundation for the Arts will celebrate its 15th Anniversary at its second annual Gala, which will take place at St. Martin’s Cathedral (230 Lenox Avenue at 122nd Street) on Monday, June 16th from 6 – 9 PM. Continue Reading →

Swizz Beatz, wife Alicia Keys Happy At Pharrells 41st Birthday At Cipriani’s

alici and swizz at cipsSwizz Beatz, and Harlem wife Alicia Keys walked the yellow carpet at the over size hat wearing Pharrell’s Spongebob themed 41st birthday party on Friday night at Cipriani’s in New York City. Continue Reading →

Grammy Winner Nile Rodgers Featured On TV One’s ‘Unsung’ (video)

Nile RodgersNext Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features the story of Nile Rodgers, newly-minted Grammy winner for record of the year in the best pop duo/group performance category collaborating with Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams on the record “Get Lucky.” Continue Reading →

VH1′s New Rock Doc “The Tanning Of America”

VH1′s latest Rock Doc The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop is about to get its grand TV premiere on February 24th, but we’re not going to make you wait that long to get a taste. The new jumbo-sized trailer just dropped, and it takes things to a presidential level. Continue Reading →