Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj, who graces the current cover of Billboard magazine, is experiencing unprecedented success in her skyrocketing music career.
Questlove interviewed George Clinton about his memoir, "Brothas Be, Yo Live George , Ain't That Funking Kinda on You?" at the Schomburg Center. A fascinating time was had by all.
The West Bronx born and bred culture known as hip-hop commemorates its 40th anniversary this weekend, and the organization that established it—the Universal Zulu Nation—will observe its 41st anniversary.
At each Jazz Foundation in America annual concert the logo stresses “saving jazz and blues…one musician at a time,” and the several younger musicians who performed Friday evening at the Apollo for the 13th annual concert assures the continuation of ...
Oct. 9, the New York Women’s Foundation held their annual fall gala “A Night at the Plaza” in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
During Russell Gunn’s recent one-nighter at the Blue Note jazz club, his music took the audience to the musical cliff’s edge, and as the pebbles fell beneath their feet, they breathlessly moved to a spiked groove.
It is with his own personal declaration of fear that Craig “muMs” Grant grabs our attention during his performance of “A Sucker Emcee,” directed by Jenny Koons and with music by Rich Medina.
A capacity-crowd packed the world famous Apollo Theater last Saturday evening to witness some prominent Five Percenters perform on stage to commemorate their nation’s 50th anniversary with this historic throwback concert.
Greetings! October is GBE “Black Arts Month” 2014 and “Domestic Violence Month.” We have also moved into “Mental Health Awareness Week” (see “Community”).
It was the summer of 1982 that the world was exposed to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s song “The Message,” which proved that hip-hop music was more than just meaningless rhymes strung together.
The incomparable Dionne Farris wowed the crowd at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival in Boston this past weekend.
After getting shot up in Las Vegas on the night of Sept. 7, 1996, hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur joined the ancestors six days later, Sept. 13, at 4:03 p.m. On the 18th anniversary of his transition, local activists reflected on ...
Saxophonist-composer Henry Threadgill has been a significant member of the avant-garde movement.
Over the weekend, a myriad of hip-hop 2.0 events had Source magazine Publisher L. Londell McMillan feeling that there is a brand-new outlook for the much-maligned genre.
The Legends Promoters of New York held an appreciation rooftop party at Brooklyn Terrace, overlooking the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines.