Tag: hip hop

In Memory of Pete DJ Jones

When I heard the news that Pete “DJ” Jones had passed away last Wednesday, January 15th at age 79, I was instantly taken back to my youth in the 1970’s.  I just knew I would see a bunch of websites

HARLEM WEEK 2013 kicks off with “A Great Day in Harlem” this Sunday

A Great Day In Harlem

It’s time for Harlem Week 2013 to begin with about 100 events scheduled from the end of July through August.  HARLEM WEEK 2013 “Living The Dream: Celebrating History” kicks off with “A Great Day in Harlem” this Sunday, July 28

Wild Style 30th Anniversary at the GRAFFITI HALL OF FAME this weekend

Wild Style

Come out and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the film “Wild Style” at the Graffiti Hall of Fame wall in East Harlem today, Saturday July 13th and Sunday July 14th from noon to 8PM.  The FREE event is organized by

Breakin’ Convention brings Hip Hop Culture to the Apollo Theater in Harlem

Here’s a reminder that Tickets are still available for several events for the Breakin’ Convention this week at the Apollo Theater. It will be a Hip-Hop takeover at the Apollo with dancers from around the globe set to perform on

Harlem Leaders Among Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative 2012

Olajide Williams of Hip Hop Public Health and Marcus Samuelson of Red Rooster are among Fast Company’s 100 most creative people in 2012. Olajide Williams, Founder and President, Hip Hop Public Health The Hip Hop Public Health Education Center at