Leave it to the MTV Video Music Awards to give folks plenty to talk about the next day.
It is rare in these parts for a jazz ensemble to have a concert date on the heels of the release of its latest recording.
Hip-hop star and accomplished rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) released a surprise single, “Basquiat Ghostwriter.”
Highlights from AfroPunk
The Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice
The phrase “Bird lives” refers to Charlie “Bird” Parker’s iconic life as the most influential alto saxophone player in jazz.
The successful hip-hop star Nicki Minaj made history by becoming the first female rapper to earn a life-sized wax figure in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Las Vegas.
The 2015 Brooklyn AFROPUNK Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23 in Commodore Barry Park.
As the spokesperson for a new chapter in digital network history, Traci Blunt's words are an anointing, given the weight of UMC’s founder.
R&B songstress Jill Scott is celebrating the wildly successful debut of her newest album, “Woman.”
It’s a great day in Harlem when in a few days you can encounter three major jazz musicians, more specifically three Hall of Fame bass players—Reggie Workman, Mickey Bass and Larry Ridley.
Summer nights: Afropunk at Lincoln Center
It may be time to let go of the idea of a "Detox" album from Dr. Dre.
Web series "Token Empire" has launched a Kickstarter campaign
So there we were at Radio City Music Hall Friday night at the “Masters of Ceremony” show. Rakim, Brand Nubian and Shabba were part of that boss lineup.