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Hip Hop Fever Concert in Celebration of 40th Year of Disco Fever
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Hip Hop Fever Concert in Celebration of 40th Year of Disco Fever

          Grandmaster Melle Mel whose most recent recording is “Some Kind of Sorry,” will be appearing at Lehman Center in the Bronx, for the Hip Hop Fever concert on Saturday, May 6th, at 8pm as part of the 40th Anniversary celebration of the nightclub Disco Fever, discussed with me his thoughts […]

Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF
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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF

At the 24th New York African Film Festival, Lebert “Sandy” Bethune, Jamaican filmmaker, poet, author and scholar, will spotlight Pan African expats’ during the turbulent 1960s through his acclaimed milestone documentary Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom, filmed during Malcolm’s X’s trip to Europe shortly before his assassination and Jojolo, a portrait of a young Haitian fashion […]

Hill Harper Debuts New All-Natural Hair & Body Care Product Line
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Hill Harper Debuts New All-Natural Hair & Body Care Product Line

Hill Harper, Co-Founder of Architect and Co., is debuting his new body and hair care products, H2L for men and JUA for women on The Steve Harvey Show this week. H2L and JUA are premium all-natural hair and body care product lines for men and women with affordable prices. Architect and Co. products contains from […]

Jeremiah Releases New Music Video [Watch Now]
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Jeremiah Releases New Music Video [Watch Now]

JEREMIH PREMIERES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “I THINK OF YOU” FEAT. CHRIS BROWN & BIG SEAN WITH BET JAMS AND VEVO WATCH HERE

Keke Palmer Releases Fiery New Single "Wind Up" Featuring Quavo
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Keke Palmer Releases Fiery New Single “Wind Up” Featuring Quavo

Multifaceted entertainer Keke Palmer has returned with a hot new single for Summer 2017.  “Wind Up” comes off the heels of Keke’s wildly successful visual EP “LAUREN”.  Keke describes this song as a “turn up and full circle moment”  back to when she first started recording music. “It’s a great thing to tell my story […]

Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe
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Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe

    This writer had the opportunity to check out some off-Broadway productions last week. Often Off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway is just as stimulating as anything you would see on the Great White Way and such was the case with a production entitled “Josh: The Black Babe Ruth” a show that tells the story of baseball […]

R. Kelly Comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th
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R. Kelly Comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th

R&B sensation R. Kelly brings his legendary talents to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th at 8pm. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 19th at 10:00am. Tickets are available for $64.50, $79.50, $89.50, $129.50, $199.50, and $249.50 (plus applicable service charges). Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or by […]

Puff Daddy aka Diddy Makes Surprise Appearance at Coachella
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Puff Daddy aka Diddy Makes Surprise Appearance at Coachella

PUFF DADDY  aka Diddy took Coachella by surprise saturday night when he joined Gucci Mane onstage during the rapper’s closing set.  Puff electrified an already-explosive crowd, immediately launching into a booming performance of “O Let’s Do It” alongside Gucci.  Known for his infectious stage presence and a marathon catalogue of hits, Puff Daddy effectively shut down […]

The Apollo Theater Gathers  Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the  WOW - Women of the World Festival
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The Apollo Theater Gathers Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. Founded in 2010 by Southbank’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly and originating at Southbank Centre, London, […]

Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas
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Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas

After his successful debut in January, Keith Sweat announced he will return for an additional run of his limited engagement, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas from July 5 through July 22, 2017. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Keith’s triple-platinum album, “Make It Last Forever,” […]

Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening
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Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen’s Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). Each week, Higginsen brings to the stage the […]

Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo" Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum
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Kanye West’s “The Life of Pablo” Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum

Visionary multi-disciplinary artist Kanye West – who has won 22 Grammy Awards®, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, and has twice been named to TIME magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential People In The World” – today becomes the first artist to scale this era’s highest musical plateau, as his universally acclaimed master­work THE LIFE OF PABLO becomes the first […]

Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford
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Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford

Music is the universal language, so when Cape Verdean singer ELL Cosme met up with American R&B/Pop singer Paloma Ford and her manager, music mogul Percy “Master P” Miller for a chat at NYC’s Bryant Park Grill they found they had lots to talk about. Ford was celebrating her latest single is “That Shit Ain’t […]

The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9. The festival’s theme, “The Peoples’ Revolution,” taps into the pulse of protest and the calls for change bubbling up throughout the peoples of the world, a reform charge […]

Jeff Redd: An Award-Winning Music Mogul, Recording Artist & Entrepreneur
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Jeff Redd: An Award-Winning Music Mogul, Recording Artist & Entrepreneur

Jeff Redd is much more than a 1990s singing sensation. Redd is an award-winning music mogul, recording artist, and entrepreneur. As a music artist, he is probably best known for his mega-hit singles, “You Called and Told Me” from the Strictly Business soundtrack and “Love High.”  As a music executive he helped launch the career of Mary J. […]