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Apollo, American Son, Brooklyn Is Africa, Black designers

Feb. 25, The Apollo Theater presents “AFROPUNK Unapologetically Black: The African American Songbook Remixed, A Celebration of Black Protest Music” at 7:30 p.m.

Porter Ray pulls from alchemy and mysticism for new album ‘Watercolor’

Promising young hip-hop artist Porter Ray is releasing his debut album on the Seattle-based record label Sub Pop Records, which is famous for supporting a majority of rock acts such as the popular grunge band, Nirvana.

Harlem School of the Arts present Wé McDonald and Matthew Whitaker in concert

On a recent wintry evening in downtown Manhattan, the stage at the Highline Ballroom was anything but cold: Wé McDonald reminded the sold-out crowd of mostly parents and young adults that it took a village to nurture her talent.

Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Rhiannon Giddens to release sophomore album

Rhiannon Giddens, the Grammy-award winning musician and lead singer of the Black folk trio Carolina Chocolate Drops, is gearing up to release her sophomore album via Warner Music Group Feb. 24.

Beyoncé's mother of a Grammy performance

Grammy viewers were hoping for a surprise performance from pregnant Beyoncé, and she delivered.

A Tribe Called Quest had the most political moment of the Grammys

A Tribe Called Quest used their time on the Grammy stage on Sunday to put on the most politically-charged performance of the night.

Grammys 2017: Adele and Beyoncé's big moments

Adele swept the top honors at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, but the night was shared with Beyoncé.

Adele's 'Black friends' Grammy comment stirs debate

Adele really, really wanted to share her admiration for Beyoncé at the Grammy Awards and social media felt her on that.

Moor Mother Goddess releases album/book combo ‘Fetish Bones’

Camae Ayewa, better known as rapper, poet and producer Moor Mother Goddess, creates multi-tiered art installations that are complex and diversified.

Anti-violence organization S.A.V.E. and post-prison support nonprofit GOSO host hip-hop competition

Post-prison support organization Getting Out and Staying Out and anti-gun-violence advocates Stand Against Violence East Harlem hosted their first ever hip-hop competition showcase Jan. 19.

Havana International Jazz Festival

The annual International Jazz Plaza de la Habana attracts musicians from around the world.

‘I am the child of the dream, that MLK spoke about…’

Grammy Award winner Gordon Chambers is a man of love, a man of God and a songwriter/storyteller with enough life lessons, trials and tribulations and success and glory to make for a great autobiography and motion picture.

Tupac Shakur inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It has been announced that late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Mariah Carey 'mortified' after 'horrible' New Year's Eve performance

Mariah Carey is breaking her silence on her botched New Year's Eve performance.

B.B. King hosts the Juice Crew reunion

One of the greatest assortment of hip-hop lyricists ever assembled will be reunited this Thursday evening at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in the heart of Times Square (237 W. 42nd St.).

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