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Celebrate The Apollo's 89th anniversary as Harlem's premiere hotspot for live entertainment by watching these classic music performances.

Yusef Salaam, made famous for his highly-publicized Central Park 5 case, is reportedly taking his second chance at life all the way to the New York public office with an eye on filling the seat being left behind by Harlem State Senator Brian Benjamin.

Mary J. Blige will join music icons Little Richard, Quincy Jones and fellow R&B queens like Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle amongst others when she's inducted into The Apollo Walk of Fame this week.

The unnamed woman refused an offer from a man to purchase her wine, but the group of men then followed her out of the store then attacked the woman.

This coming Sunday, Bumpy Johnson’s story will come to life via the EPIX network’s “Godfather of Harlem” series, starring Forrest Whitaker in the lead role. Johnson was one of the most feared gangsters of his time who also used his powerful influence for good as well. Ellsworth Raymond Johnson was born October 31, 1905 in […]

Pharrell Williams surprised over 100 high school graduates in Harlem when he granted them each internships during the summer after their first year of college. The Grammy-winning producer was a keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for the 2019 class of the Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy. During his speech, he promised the 114 graduates internships […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie “American Gangster,” has died, a relative said Friday. Lucas, who was 88, died Thursday in New Jersey, nephew Aldwan Lassiter said. Lucas had been in declining health, according to his former lawyer. Raised in North Carolina, […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie “American Gangster,” has died, a relative said Friday. Lucas, who was 88, died Thursday in New Jersey, nephew Aldwan Lassiter said. Lucas had been in declining health, according to his former lawyer. Raised in North Carolina, […]

Hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh (born Douglas Davis) is suing his Harlem neighbor over a stalled construction project near his home. Fresh is suing his neighbor as well as contractors at Oz Bosph Construction, Structureline Inc., for $4 million in damages, alleging the work they did endangered his historic Harlem brownstone, per New York Daily News. Via Page Six: […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Bailey has been playing the same six lottery numbers for 25 years and plans to keep on doing it — even though his digits finally hit for a $343.8 million Powerball win, the largest in New York Lottery history.     Bailey, 67, was introduced by lottery officials Wednesday as […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-owner of a Manhattan deli where someone purchased one of two Powerball tickets that hit the $688 million jackpot said he likely sold the winning ticket, but he has no idea who won. Jose Espinosa and his father own the West Harlem Deli, which lottery officials say sold a ticket […]