Hip-Hop History Month kicked off in NYC with the 2023 "Remixing Public Health" Gala by HHPH, founded by Dr. Olajide Williams & Doug E. Fresh.

Octavia E. Butler's epic speculative fiction novel, 'Parable Of The Sower,' was brought to life in NYC as a Black Opera. Here's our review.

In this special Hip-Hop History Month feature, we explore one of its pillars by hitting up the Red Bull BC One breaking competition in NYC.

Rap legend LL Cool J brought back Rock The Bells Festival in his hometown of Queens with help from a handful of other masters behind the mic.

The shocking subway shooting in NYC that left 10 people wounded and dozens of others injured yesterday may be coming to a bittersweet end now that a suspect, 62-year-old Black male Frank R. James, has been taken into custody.

A NYC subway station in the Sunset Park area of Brooklyn became the scene of a smoke-filled shooting earlier this morning that left eight people wounded and at least 16 injured.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams called for the censorship of certain Drill artists following the murder of an 18-year-old rapper outside of a Brooklyn recording studio. That decision prompted a "meeting of the minds" between Adams and NYC rappers like Maino and Fivio Foreign to discuss the true issue at hand.

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Doctors raced Monday to save survivors of New York City’s deadliest fire in three decades as authorities began investigating how thick smoke could billow through the high-rise, trapping many families inside and killing 17 people, including eight children.

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New York City will ring in 2022 in Times Square as planned despite record numbers of COVID-19 infections in the city and around the nation, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

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The first officially authorized safe havens for people to use heroin and other narcotics have been cleared to open in New York City in hopes of curbing overdoses, the mayor and health commissioner said Tuesday.

An inmate died at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex, bringing the death toll at the troubled facility to 11 this year, authorities said.