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.
Charenee Wade, for her debut release on Motema Music, took a bold leap by recording her interpretation of the music of Gil Scott-Heron, titled “Offering: The Music of Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson.”
The fourth annual Harlem Arts Festival wrapped up over the weekend, and the event was a major success. The free, multi-day festivities held in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park drew more than 1,000 attendees.
Today officially marks the fifth anniversary since the death of the King of Pop.