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Harry Belafonte Celebrated During a Concert at Aaron Davis Hall
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Harry Belafonte Celebrated During a Concert at Aaron Davis Hall

Legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte was celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday. “Turn the World Around: The Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte,” a special evening of songs and stories in honor of and on the icon’s 91st birthday, was attended by Belafonte and a slew of his family and […]

Jazz Singer/Songwriter Alicia Olatuja to Perform at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
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Jazz Singer/Songwriter Alicia Olatuja to Perform at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2017-18 Kumble Theater season with jazz singer/songwriter Alicia Olatuja. Drawing from a wide range of musical influence including classical, R&B, soul, and gospel, this Brooklyn resident brings her scintillating jazz stylings to Brooklyn’s Kumble Theater, including a preview of selections from her yet-to-be-released second album, Intuition: Songs […]

Introducing Singer-Songwriter Bria Cheri from Queens
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Introducing Singer-Songwriter Bria Cheri from Queens

Bria Cheri is a singer-songwriter as well as an actress, dancer, and pianist from Jamaica Queens, NY. Bria has spent over a decade perfecting her craft, but has begun pursuing a career in music professionally for two years. Her love for music began at the age of three when her mother first introduced her to the […]

Movie Review: Black Panther
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Movie Review: Black Panther

For nearly a decade, Marvel has had a massive issue when it comes to diversity in their films. I n many films, people of color and women are abundant but only as supporting characters —  only white men got to be the heroes. Comic book films in general have had this problem as there hasn’t […]

Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural "From the Fire" Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University
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Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural “From the Fire” Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University

Leadership development, mentoring, and Rites of Passage are the focuses of the new From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men on July 22-August 3, 2018. Operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc.; a provider of events for teens since 2009, the inaugural two-week boarding program at Princeton University is designed for young men of […]

Sean Paul Releases "Mad Love" Featuring David Guetta & Becky G
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Sean Paul Releases “Mad Love” Featuring David Guetta & Becky G

International superstar, Grammy Award winner and much-loved hit maker extraordinaire Sean Paul teams up with the legendary producer/DJ David Guetta for the release of their brand new spring break anthem “Mad Love”.  The single, produced by the chart-topping 2x Grammy Award winner, David Guetta, features rising Mexican / American pop star Becky G whose had […]

Gazillion Bubble Show enters its 12th Year of unBubblievable Fun in New York
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Gazillion Bubble Show enters its 12th Year of unBubblievable Fun in New York

The unPOPable GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, will begin its incrediBUBBLE 12th year in New York City on Thursday, February 15. New York’s MUST SEE bubble extravaganza, GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW has had 4,279 performances in the Big Apple and has been seen by over 700,000 people at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). In 2007 Fan […]

Toni Braxton Announces New Studio Album "Sex and Cigarettes" Out March 23rd
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Toni Braxton Announces New Studio Album “Sex and Cigarettes” Out March 23rd

Multi-platinum, seven-time Grammy Award®-winning superstar and icon Toni Braxton announces the release of SEX AND CIGARETTES on March 23 via Def Jam Recordings.  SEX AND CIGARETTES –  the ninth album in Toni’s legendary career – is her first studio album since 2014’s Grammy-winning collaboration with Babyface, Love, Marriage & Divorce and her first solo album […]

City College Center for the Arts Presents "Turn the World Around" Tribute Concert to Harry Belafonte
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City College Center for the Arts Presents “Turn the World Around” Tribute Concert to Harry Belafonte

The work and life of legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte will be celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. “Turn the World Around: The Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte” will present audiences with a special evening of songs and stories in honor of and on […]

2 Chainz Drops Surprise 4-Song EP 'The Play Don't Care Who Makes It"
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2 Chainz Drops Surprise 4-Song EP ‘The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It”

2 Chainz, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award®-winning MC, “One of the Very Best Rappers Alive” (Noisey), host of Viceland’s Most Expensivest series, and one of the most-in-demand collabora­tors in the game, today surprised fans with the release of his new EP, THE PLAY DON’T CARE WHO MAKES IT via Def Jam Record­­ings. THE PLAY DON’T CARE […]

Big Sean to Headline North American "Unfriendly Reminder Tour"
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Big Sean to Headline North American “Unfriendly Reminder Tour”

Grammy nominated and multi-platinum G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings artist, Big Sean, announced today his North American headlining “Unfriendly Reminder Tour”, which is set to kick off April 12th in Orlando, FL. The multi-city trek produced by Live Nation will hit a number of major U.S. cities including Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York […]

Woodie King, Jr’s New Federal Theatre Celebrates Black History Month with   "Harriet’s Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman”
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Woodie King, Jr’s New Federal Theatre Celebrates Black History Month with  “Harriet’s Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman”

The extraordinary life of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist, Black feminist and entrepreneur who freed 300 people enslaved in the South through the Underground Railroad, is honored during Black History Month with Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre’s production of  “Harriet’s Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,” performed and written by Karen Jones […]

Jenifer Lewis: Her Candid Interview with Larry King!
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Jenifer Lewis: Her Candid Interview with Larry King!

  Hollywood actress Jenifer Lewis sat down with Larry King for an all new season six episode of the Emmy-nominated series, “Larry King Now” and opened up about the cultural impact of her hit ABC sitcom “Black-ish,” living with bipolar disorder, and what frightens her most about President Trump. Plus, why Jenifer and Larry both […]

"Da Jammies" Cartoon: Netflix's First African-American Original Animated Music Series for Kids
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“Da Jammies” Cartoon: Netflix’s First African-American Original Animated Music Series for Kids

  “Da Jammies” is the first African-American original animated 3D music series on Netflix created by 2 Black men, Aulsondro “Novelist” Hamilton (known today in hip hop gospel as Emcee N.I.C.E.) and his business partner William “Dolla” Chapman II. Taking the stage name “Novelist,” he’d been writing short stories since childhood which dovetailed into rap […]

Winter Reading: Books To Curl Up With
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Winter Reading: Books To Curl Up With

Wintertime is the perfect reason to curl up with a good book. Here are some you might want to consider. What’s Cooking? When two renowned chefs get together magic happens. That is what iconic chef and former opera singer Alexander Smalls and James Beard-nominated chef JJ Johnson have done with their new cookbook, Between Harlem […]