Anti-violence organization S.A.V.E. and post-prison support nonprofit GOSO host hip-hop competition

Post-prison support organization Getting Out and Staying Out and anti-gun-violence advocates Stand Against Violence East Harlem hosted their first ever hip-hop competition showcase Jan. 19.

Havana International Jazz Festival

The annual International Jazz Plaza de la Habana attracts musicians from around the world.

‘I am the child of the dream, that MLK spoke about…’

Grammy Award winner Gordon Chambers is a man of love, a man of God and a songwriter/storyteller with enough life lessons, trials and tribulations and success and glory to make for a great autobiography and motion picture.

Tupac Shakur inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It has been announced that late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Mariah Carey 'mortified' after 'horrible' New Year's Eve performance

Mariah Carey is breaking her silence on her botched New Year's Eve performance.

B.B. King hosts the Juice Crew reunion

One of the greatest assortment of hip-hop lyricists ever assembled will be reunited this Thursday evening at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in the heart of Times Square (237 W. 42nd St.).

Best Black albums of 2016

This year has not been the most enlightened year for the Black American community.

Craig Harris brings ‘God’s Trombones’ back to Harlem Dec. 22-23

Legendary jazz musician Craig Harris is going back in time to bring people together this holiday season and beyond and is using “God’s Trombones” as his platform.

Tupac stayin’ alive, getting his props

Looking back, it looks like filmmaker John Singleton was on to something. During his run, aside from the film “Rosewood,” Singleton’s mining of untapped talent from Black music and trusting that they could carry the acting and marquee load was ...

Bob Cranshaw versatile bassist and activist dies at 83

Bob Cranshaw, the versatile bassist whose great sound led him beyond the regions of jazz and his long musical relationship with Sonny Rollins to “Sesame Street” and to being a regular pit member in Broadway shows, died Nov. 2, at ...

Afro Cuban Orisha Dance Theater has world premiere Dec. 17

“Siete Mares,” a new work by Afro Cuban Orisha Dance Theater, is set to have its world premiere this weekend.

Grammy nominations 2017: Adele and Beyoncé reign

Adele and Beyoncé are set for steep competition at this year's Grammy Awards.

Arts for Art, Ndegeocello, Oasis, ‘VIV’ Awards

The holidays are in bloom with joyous events taking shape like a dashing Harlem reindeer.

December 2016 Dance Calendar

Include dance in your holiday plans.

Youth of Avenue Music Group spread the love with community giveback

This past Thanksgiving Day, while some people had turkey with all the trimmings and others went hungry, young entrepreneur Joshua Walker and his Avenue Music Group’s Spread the Love Giveback fed, clothed and entertained those in need in the Bed-Stuy ...