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South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys And Maritime Music Live Sing-Along

South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys And Maritime Music Live Sing-Along

South Street Seaport Museum’s monthly sea-music event Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music – the original NYC chantey sing, now made popular on TikTok – continues virtually on Sun., Feb. 6, at 2pm ET. From our living rooms and kitchens, join a round-robin of shared songs featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen […]

Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Jersey Boys'   Celebrates 1000th Performance At New World Stages

Tony Award-Winning Musical ‘Jersey Boys’ Celebrates 1000th Performance At New World Stages

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning musical “Jersey Boys” celebrates its 1000th performance at New York City’s New World Stages of Jan. 9, 2022. To mark the milestone, cast members from the New York, London and US Tour productions of “Jersey Boys” sent their congratulations. “Jersey Boys” stars Jonathan Cable as Nick Massi, Aaron […]

Digital Underground Co-Founder Chopmaster J Snubbed By Ex-Bandmates In Oakland’s DU Day Proclamation. Drops New Band D.U. Next Generation On Shock G’s Birth Date

Digital Underground Co-Founder Chopmaster J Snubbed By Ex-Bandmates In Oakland’s DU Day Proclamation. Drops New Band D.U. Next Generation On Shock G’s Birth Date

When Digital Underground co-founder and drummer Jimi “Chopmaster J” Dright learned that the City of Oakland would honor his former band and recently deceased front man and co-founder Greg “Shock G/Humpty Hump” Jacobs with a proclamation to recognize the group’s civic and artistic contribution, he was initially elated. However, upon learning he was not welcome […]

Picasso V's New Single 'Distance' Streamed Via Global Vybz Entertainment

Picasso V’s New Single ‘Distance’ Streamed Via Global Vybz Entertainment

After generating millions of streams and views independently, Broward County rapper Picasso V brings his buzz to a boiling point with the new single “Distance”—available on all online streaming platforms via Global Vybz Entertainment. On the track produced by OTHELLOBEATS, melodic guitar wraps around propulsive 808s as Picasso V recalls the ups and downs of […]

Debut Author Gabriella Saab Celebrates New Novel, 'The Last Checkmate'

Debut Author Gabriella Saab Celebrates New Novel, ‘The Last Checkmate’

Last year, Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit” became a cultural phenomenon, as evidenced by the show’s recent Emmy win. As audiences now long for a new chess-inspired story, debut author Gabriella Saab’s stunning novel, “The Last Checkmate” is here to fill that void. The novel is about a young Polish resistance worker, imprisoned in a concentration […]

Black Storytellers Take The Stage As World Channel Series Resumes

Black Storytellers Take The Stage As World Channel Series Resumes

Season five of Stories from the Stage, the award-winning World Channel original series hosted by Wes Hazard and Theresa Okokon, is back with timely stories from across the country and around the world that will make you laugh, cry and think. Second Chance — the first of five new episodes premiering Jan. 10, at 9:30 […]

Former “American Pimp” Turned Police Accountability Activist Andre Taylor Revisits Roots With “Many Shades of Dre” Hip-Hop Music And Video Project

Former “American Pimp” Turned Police Accountability Activist Andre Taylor Revisits Roots With “Many Shades of Dre” Hip-Hop Music And Video Project

In what might appear to be a major contradiction of sorts, civic activist Andre Taylor is reflecting on his notoriously iconic, urban culture hustler past and bringing back his alter pimp ego, “Gorgeous Dre,” with the release of his new music and video project, “Many Shades of Dre.” In what might appear to be a […]

New Edition, Charlie Wilson And Jodeci Bring The Culture Tour Coming To NY

New Edition, Charlie Wilson And Jodeci Bring The Culture Tour Coming To NY

Veteran R&B group New Edition headlines an iconic lineup with the legendary Charlie Wilson, along with special guest Jodeci, the bad boys of R&B. The Culture Tour kicks off a 30-city tour on February 16, 2022, in Columbus, Ga., with stops in Los Angeles, New York, and New Edition’s hometown of Boston. In 1983, New […]

Grammy Winner Damon Little Is #1 On Billboard Gospel Airplay Radio Chart With Inspirational Single "Stand Up"

Grammy Winner Damon Little Is #1 On Billboard Gospel Airplay Radio Chart With Inspirational Single “Stand Up”

Grammy Award-winner, songwriter, soul singer, and activist Damon Little current radio single “Stand Up” hits #1 on Billboard Gospel AirPlay chart this week. Powered by radio promotions firm By Any Means Necessary the emotionally charged song spends 44 weeks in the Top 30 making it the longest running radio single in 2021 on Billboards Gospel […]

Musical 'Little Girl Blue' Inspired By Nina Simone's Life Opens 2022

Musical ‘Little Girl Blue’ Inspired By Nina Simone’s Life Opens 2022

Little Girl Blue (LGB), a musical inspired by Nina Simone’s life, written by and starring Laiona Michelle, will open Off-Broadway at the Shubert Organization’s New World Stages (Stage 5) on Feb. 28, 2022, it was announced by the show’s lead producer, Rashad V. Chambers (co-producer of American Son, Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The […]

'A Reckoning In Boston': A Black Community's Fight With City Hall Against Redevelopment, Premiering On PBS' Independent Lens

‘A Reckoning In Boston’: A Black Community’s Fight With City Hall Against Redevelopment, Premiering On PBS’ Independent Lens

For filmmaker James Rutenbeck, “A Reckoning in Boston” started as an exploration of how engagement with the humanities can transform the lives of adults facing economic hardship and adverse circumstances. But after spending years among these students, Rutenbeck is forced to come to terms with a flawed film premise and his own complicity in racist […]

Legendary Actor Glynn Turman On New Jay-Z And Will Smith Produced ABC Series

Legendary Actor Glynn Turman On New Jay-Z And Will Smith Produced ABC Series

Emmy-winning actor Glynn Turman is coming off an incredible last year with buzz-worthy performances in Netflix’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and a Critics Choice nominated role in FX’s “Fargo” and up next, he stars opposite recent Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren in ABC’s Jay-Z and Will Smith-produced “Women of the Movement,” as Mose Wright, a […]

Boxing Legend Mia St. John Fights Sobriety, Suicide, And Hollywood

Boxing Legend Mia St. John Fights Sobriety, Suicide, And Hollywood

Featured recently on People.com about the suicide of her son and sudden death of the beloved father of her children, Emmy-winning “Young & The Restless” star Kristoff St. John, Mia St. John is a 5-time World Boxing Champion, mental health advocate named by CNN as a “Mental Health Warrior,” and now the author of a […]

Hybrid Production For "The Slave Who Loved Caviar" By Ishmael Reed At Theater For The New City

Hybrid Production For “The Slave Who Loved Caviar” By Ishmael Reed At Theater For The New City

To reach the widest possible audience, Theater for the New City (TNC) will offer the entire run of Ishmael Reed’s new play, “The Slave Who Loved Caviar,” for both live audiences and online viewing.  Each performance will be performed and streamed live from TNC’s Johnson Theater.  See schedule below.   Theater for the New City […]

Hip-Hop Star Romeo Miller Reveals $400K Watch Stolen By Houseworker On 'The Mix' Talk Show

Hip-Hop Star Romeo Miller Reveals $400K Watch Stolen By Houseworker On ‘The Mix’ Talk Show

Viewers that tuned recently for the brand new season of the live millennial/Gen Z, mixed gender talk show “The Mix,” where no topic was off limits, and saw a ton of action from the hosts, as they discussed topics including host Romeo Miller revealing his former house worker stole a $400,000-plus watch, special guest host […]