Tichina Arnold is set to perform at Minton's
Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff, the recipients of the very first Grammy for Best Rap Performance, are reuniting for an extensive tour almost two decades later.
The policy is written on signs in front of the jail that are plain as day: No cell phones are allowed, not even for the guards themselves.
The young African-American producer, radio personality and DJr Flying Lotus (whose great aunt is the transcendent jazz composer Alice Coltrane) has released new music in collaboration with ex-Digable Planets rapper, now Shabazz Palaces lyricist Ishmael Butler and the enigmatic bass ...
It has been announced that the iconic neo-soul musician and former Soulquarian Erykah Badu will host the Soul Train Awards 2015.
Last week, Stevie Wonder stood on the stage of the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and said that he asked his staff whether they thought people would show up for his second concert in Newark, since he’d already performed an ...
McDonald's is hooking up with leaders in hip-hop culture to announce the launch of its 2015 Flavor Battle competition.
Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean were big winners at the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night.
An extensive conglomerate of hip-hop pioneers and aficionados came out to Harlem’s Mother AME Zion Church (146 W. 137th St.) on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 17 to pay their respects to fellow legend Kool DJ AJ.
Over 400 photographs compiled for the Eyejammie Hip-Hop Collection have been acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
With the generational influence of Brooklyn native musicians Cecil Payne, Max Roach and Randy Weston, the keeper of African music and culture, the borough will present its first installment of the BRIC JazzFest.
In the first of a series of reissues, the legendary New York-based hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest is reissuing their debut album, “People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm,” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the album’s ...
Music is celebrated at "Sweet Sounds of Brooklyn"
Bassist Carlos Henriquez had just returned from Cleveland, where he worked with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra, having performed Wynton Marsalis’s composition “Swing Symphony” when we talked.
Singer, composer, producer and activist Toshi Reagon is proud to present the fifth annual installment of “Word, Rock & Sword: A Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives.”