“I don’t know how you ignore tragedy, I don’t know how you ignore three-hundred years of slavery. I don’t know how you just turn your head. I’m not that kind of person,” classical composer Adolphus Hailstork tells the Amsterdam News ...
On Sunday, May 23, Canadian rapper and entrepreneur, Aubrey “Drake” Graham was awarded the Billboard Artist of the Decade award.
New York Amsterdam News Publisher & Editor in Chief Elinor Tatum and singer-songwriter Paula Cole discuss the making of Cole's new album "American Quilt."
Disney is launching the Ultimate Princess Celebration, a yearlong event spotlighting Disney heroines.
During this last year the Black community has experienced a great deal: the murders of African Americans due to police brutality.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently joined DJ D-Nice on Instagram live for a virtual event to proclaim the day as “Club Quarantine Day” in The Bronx, marking the anniversary of DJ D-Nice creating a virtual event to unite ...
The 2021 Grammy Awards finally took place in March after a six-week delay due to the pandemic.
Bunny Wailer, the remaining founding member of The Wailers, along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, has died at age 73.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas revealed the Oscar nominations in all 23 categories during a two-part presentation starting at 5:19 a.m. PT/8:19 a.m. ET.
Johnny Pacheco, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and composer, who instigated the sound of salsa to a generation of young teenagers in the Bronx that swung around the world along with his co-founding of the Fania Record label and forming the Fania All-Stars, ...
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY: Making ‘More Black History’ in Classical Music
For those curious about the tumultuous life of one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, Billie Holiday, 2021 offers new and fresh perspectives on the late vocalist.
“So much of our culture has been lost over the years, because someone just threw it away,” said Ralph McDaniels to the AmNews.
It has been reported that the masked lyricist MF Doom has died. The news was first announced by this wife, Jasmine Dumile, via an emotional message posted on his Instagram account.
This time last year I had no idea that I would be tasked to write a series of pieces chronicling the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic.