Category: Music

Slim Stands on His Own

Slim Stands on His Own

If you sit back, relax, and put on a 112 CD the first voice you’ll hear is Marvin “Slim” Scandrick’s smooth, melodic, and falsetto voice. Slim, lead singer, has decided to go solo and hopes to bring his sound to the top of the R&B charts as the group did in the past. The first [...]

November 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

One year ago, Derrick Hodge made his sold-out debut as a bandleader at the Blue Note, beginning what he called a “lifelong quest to keep music honest, relevant to the people, and uninhibited by genre.” Thus far, his extensive career as a sideman has groomed him for such a bold pursuit. He’s worked with some [...]

November 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
He’s Back — Q-Tip Strikes Again with The Renaissance

He’s Back — Q-Tip Strikes Again with
The Renaissance

Harlem born Emcee Q-Tip, known to some as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, is dropping his second studio released album “The Renaissance” today, November 4th. “The Renaissance” will be the perfect appetizer on one of the most important days in history, the 2008 Presidential Election. The album includes songs such as Move, Believe f/ D’Angelo, and [...]

November 4, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Ubiquita Presents the 8th Anniversary of Natural Progression — Underground Music Told Through Music, Dance and Spoken Word

Ubiquita Presents the 8th Anniversary of Natural Progression — Underground Music Told Through Music, Dance and Spoken Word

Ubiquita NYC is back with the third instillation of Natural Progression in Harlem. Ubiquita is a movement of people from the worlds of art, fashion, film, music and everyday folks who converge around a common love of urban alternative music and lifestyle.

November 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

Sarah Dash, Nona Hendryx, and Patti Labelle have made the first Labelle disc in 32 years. ********** It’s fitting that when the women of the trailblazing trio Labelle finally decided to reunite, it was to pay homage to another groundbreaking black woman. “When Rosa Parks died [in 2005], there was a song that I had [...]

October 30, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Did Police Response Delay Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Being Found?

Did Police Response Delay Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Being Found?

Jennifer Hudson and Her Nephew Julian King Photo Source: Jennifer Hudson’s MySpace Page ******** The Jennifer Hudson nightmare has some closure with the body of her 7-year old nephew Julian King being found earlier today. One issue that has come up during the investigation was whether or not anyone heard the initial shots that occurred [...]

October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother Killed Out of Revenge

Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother Killed Out of Revenge

Darnell Hudson Donerson and Jennifer Hudson Singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother were found shot to death earlier today in the family’s home in Chicago. Police confirmed the death of her mother Darnell Hudson Donerson, 57 and her brother Jason Hudson, 29. An amber alert has been issued for her 7-year-old nephew [...]

October 24, 2008 | 2 Comments More
BET Hip Hop Awards — Thursday, October 23rd at 8:00 pm

BET Hip Hop Awards — Thursday, October 23rd at 8:00 pm

Based on the number of nominations alone, it should be a good night for both Lil’ Wayne and Kanye West regardless of actual wins. Wayne is nominated for 12 awards while West has been nominated for 8. NYC hometown hero Jay Z gets 6 nominations. Russell Simmons will also be honored with the coveted “I [...]

October 22, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Ubiquita Presents Natural Progression: Act II — Let There Be Soul/Soul Deconstructed at the Harlem

Ubiquita Presents Natural Progression: Act II — Let There Be Soul/Soul Deconstructed at the Harlem

Ubiquita NYC is back with the second instillation of Natural Progression at the Harlem Stage. Ubiquita is a movement of people from the worlds of art, fashion, film, music and everyday folks who converge around a common love of urban alternative music and lifestyle.

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Queen Latifah — Her Highness Still Rules

Queen Latifah — Her Highness Still Rules

The back seat of a stretch limo making a tight turn is no place to stick a pencil in your eye, but Queen Latifah didn’t flinch. En route to a meeting at Cover Girl, where she is the face – and the name – of its Queen Collection (makeup for women of color), she did [...]

October 13, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Online Hip-Hop Awards — Vote Today

Online Hip-Hop Awards — Vote Today

The Online Hip-Hop Awards is an awards event that provides fans the power to vote for their favorite rap star or become a star themselves. It merges hip-hop and technology. Fans, artists and the music industry, together, have an equal platform to elect the best in over 30 categories. People can nominate and vote for [...]

October 7, 2008 | 0 Comments More
African Voices Honors Nancy Wilson at the Schomburg in Harlem

African Voices Honors Nancy Wilson at the Schomburg in Harlem

On Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 5:30 pm, African Voices, the premier Black literary arts magazine, will honor song stylist/storyteller Nancy Wilson. Ms. Wilson will be the recipient of the organization’s Ellie Charles Artists Awards. Congressman Charlie Rangel, State Senator Bill Perkins and Councilwoman Inez Dickens will offer special greetings in honor of Ms. Nancy [...]

October 3, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Hip-Hop Theater Festival (HHTF) returns to its roots with a uniquely entertaining presentation that bridges the gap between the art, culture, and music of Hip-Hop from September 23 – October 11. Teaming with New York University’s (NYU) Skirball Center, NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, The Public Theatre and several collaborators across New York [...]

September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Vh1 Hip Hop Honors Screening and After Party with Lil Jon * Q-Tip * MC Lyte * Biz Markie * Ed Lover

Vh1 Hip Hop Honors Screening and After Party with Lil Jon * Q-Tip * MC Lyte * Biz Markie * Ed Lover

September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments More
“The Lo” aka Camp Lo — Tonight in NYC

“The Lo” aka Camp Lo — Tonight in NYC

Sep.23rd 7 pm -12 am Katra, 217 Bowery Street * www.katranyc.com RSVP to RSVPKATRA@gmail.com teammancini.com/luchini ======================== Camp Lo recently changed their name to “The Lo” and their back with new music. Check out the videos below for the old and the new.

September 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Mo Beasley’s Urban Erotika at The Bowery Poetry Club

Mo Beasley’s Urban Erotika at The Bowery Poetry Club

*** * Four Suites of Eros * featuring some of today’s most talented singers, poets, and musicians

September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Natural Progression — The Evolution of House, Soul and Underground Music at the Harlem Stage

Natural Progression — The Evolution of House, Soul and Underground Music at the Harlem Stage

Ubiquita NYC is a movement of people from the worlds of art, fashion, film, music and everyday folks who converge around a common love of urban alternative music and lifestyle. This Sunday, they bring Natural Progression to the Harlem Stage. Natural Progression is a three-part series including two dance party installations, tracing the evolution of [...]

September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Choices 2nd Sunday @ The National Black Theatre in Harlem

Choices 2nd Sunday @ The National Black Theatre in Harlem

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September 10, 2008 | 0 Comments More