Mint Condition for president, and B.B. King’s for V.P.—yes! Mint Condition lives up to the title of their 1996 third studio album, “Definition of a Band.” Think Earth, Wind & Fire, bring in Maze and Frankie Beverly, bring in 90s ...
Dancehall, roots reggae, lover rock, calypso, soca and all meats jerk took over Roy Wilkins park in Queens this past Sunday.
“Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life” is back! That delicious jazz- and tap-filled musical treat that enjoyed a limited Broadway run earlier this year is coming to Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park July 28, for one night only.
D.C. songwriter and music teacher Alan Scott debuts his new song “You Only See Me When I’m Gone,” which touches on the recent killings of Black Americans.
People, like myself, who enjoy listening to Afrobeat and Afropop artists are excited about the upcoming concert, One Africa Music Festival, Friday, July 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This concert is presented by Upfront & Personal.
Anyone who enjoys authentic Caribbean food needs to run—not walk—to get tickets to the sixth annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.
Monday night's "Hip Hop Honors" was a chance to honor both the first ladies of hip-hop and bring attention to racial unrest in this country.
The Apollo Theater announced that it will present The Originals: DMX featuring N.O.R.E., Jim Jones Jadakiss & friends with DJ Scram Jones, an epic hip-hop concert
Grammy and Tony-Award winner Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks celebration.
Dr. Lonnie Smith, the ever swinging organist and composer, brings his Hammond B-3 to the Jazz Standard (116 E. 27 St.) June 28 to July 3. Smith’s audience prescription for his engagement will be plenty of national hip rhythms from ...
The Beyonce Formation tour took over Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for two nights starting Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Since April 27, 2016, Beyonce has been touring the nations, performing her hit album “Lemonade.”
Reports indicate that Zulu Nation issued an apology this week via the media to victims of its founder, Afrika Bambaataa.
For a couple of reasons Benny Carter stayed on my mind this week. His memory was first evoked during a discussion of the history of the Apollo Theater.
Tributes to the music and legacy of Miles Davis and John Coltrane were only feet apart recently at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Last week, while visiting Atlanta, I was introduced to a nice little jazz club on that scene called Kat’s Cafe.