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LIVE STREAM: Rolling Loud Festival

Rolling Loud Festival is a multi-day music event that is now the largest hip hop festival in the world.

‘Too Hot to Handel!’ Washington Heights orchestra brings modern twist to ‘Messiah’

Too many still think of classical music as something that “other” people do. Chris Whittaker, conductor of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, is attempting to change that.

Earl Sweatshirt releases long-awaited third album ‘Some Rap Songs’

The long-awaited third album from the reluctant rap icon Earl Sweatshirt, born Thebe Kgositsile, has emerged as a somewhat docile, Shakespearean overture.

‘Steppin’ Out With Ben Vereen’—A sensational evening!

Vereen definitely had the audience in the palm of his hand, and it was a wonderful place to be.

Jazz Notes: Charles Lloyd at 80, Harlem Stage, Ray Chew, ‘Green Book’

The saxophonist/flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is one of our iconic elders.

Rolling Loud Festival set for Dec. 14-15

The Rolling Loud Festival at the Banc of California Stadium Grounds & Exposition Park on December 14 and 15.

‘Too Hot to Handel!’ Washington Heights orchestra brings modern twist to ‘Messiah’

Too many still think of classical music as something that “other” people do.

GRAMMY winner Chief Ayanda Clarke talks upcoming festival

The premiere of Chief Ayanda Clarke's highly anticipated, family friendly True to Our Native Land event is coming up Dec. 14 and Dec.15 at The Brooklyn Bank event space.

Makaya McCraven talks new album ‘Universal Beings’

Musician and producer Makaya McCraven has been garnering critical acclaim for his 2015 release, “In the Moment,” which urged music critics to proclaim that the (currently) Chicago-based musician was a part of the city’s new jazz Renaissance.

Non-stop holiday music begins on 106.7 Lite FM

Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, WLTW 106.7 Lite FM switches to its annual all-holiday music format.

Atiyya and Johnny Chavarria 'Decolonize the Bronx '

Atiyya is a singer-songwriter and a cellist. Johnny (pronounced Jo-nee) spits, deejays and produces.

New York Festival of Song presents W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Ccelebrating its 31st year, the New York Festival of Song will kick off the 2018-2019 season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues.

New York Festival of Music opens 31st season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Co-founder (with Michael Barrett) and Artistic Director of the New York Festival of Song Steven Blier theorizes that it was in part the rumored enmity of Creole crooner Jelly Roll Morton that caused the enormously talented Alabama born “Father of ...

Apollo—Black and proud at 50

Sometimes it’s not just about singing. You need that extra umph, that proverbial battery in your back. Where does that come from? I guess realistically it varies, but idealistically, here’s a theory.

The Sugar Hill Quartet to share their oral histories of St. Nick’s Pub at Bill’s Place

I first stepped foot in St. Nick’s Pub in the late 1990s.

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