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BAM presents 2017 DanceAfrica Festival, May 26—29

The nation’s largest African dance festival and BAM’s longest-running program celebrates its 40th anniversary with a special program,...

New China mac music "Johnny Dang"

CHINA MAC, born Raymond Yu, hails from Brooklyn, N.Y.
He is a shining example of how one can turn his life completely around. Mac, who once led a life of crime and violence, is now an up-...

 Vocalist and front man for The Purple Xperience, Marshall Charloff was a teenager when he first met Prince.  Little did he know that 30 years later he would perform as Prince in The Purple...

Hopeless Records and Sub City are stoked to announce the first-ever Sub City APMAs Grant. This unique initiative inspires people to get...

Photo of Sal Abbatiello and Melle Mel courtesy of Sal Abbatiello

 Photo L-R  Sal Abbatiello (Disco Fever nightclub) and Grandmaster Melle Mel                                                                    courtesy of Sal Abbatiello

Grandmaster Melle...

Get ready because Freddie is back! It's been a while since
we’ve had the pleasure of hearing some new music from
Mr. Freddie Jackson. And in the meantime
we've lost Luther...

Keith Robinson's new album "LOVE EPISODIC"

Black Star News had the pleasure of speaking with the multi-talented singer, song-writer and actor,
Mr. KEITH ROBINSON.
A driven man, who admits that he prefers a full plate, has come...

Chuck Berry. Photo--www.chuckberry.com

[Remembrance]

I called my brother John immediately upon hearing the sad news. "I know you're calling...

DJ Young Music

School Tour Against Youth Violence

DJ Young Music and Streetz Stop The Violence Foundation presents “The Streetz Blunt Truth Tour,” a multi-state effort to spread...

 

Harlemite Rob Base put together a hip hop group in 5th grade called Sureshot Seven. “A bunch of us put together a little hip hop group. It was fun back then. We had a couple of DJs and...

[Music]

William Bell. Photo Credit:  David McClister 

The 18th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, which runs from...

 

The Apollo Theater has announced additional details for the Winter/Spring programs as part of its 2017 season. The new schedule includes a slate of dynamic programming encompassing...

DJ SELF the Prince of New York

Saturday, December 17, 2016
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club
Brooklyn, N.Y.

DJ SELF, " The Prince of New York", hosted an amazing day of food and fun for the children of...

yasiin bey, The Apollo Theater Adds Second Concert Date

Performances Are Among the Legendary Emcee’s Final US Shows

Additional Date: Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Due to...

yasiin Bey

The Apollo Theater and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the final U.S. performances of one of hip hop’s most influential artists - yasiin bey,...

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