Harlem

UPDATE: MC Lyte Hosts Harlem Festival of Culture Featuring Live Performances by Ferg, Cam’ron, Bell Biv DeVoe, Coco Jones, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Wyclef Jean and More

The hip hop icon reveals how she plans to keep the energy lit throughout the three-day festival and why today's female rappers are more than just pretty faces.
07/26/2023

Jordan Neely 'Was Screaming For Help' Rev. Al Sharpton Says In Eulogy

The civil rights leader criticized a system that allows the mentally ill to fall into danger.
05/19/2023

‘Harlem’ Season 2 Keeps The Conversation Going On What Black Women Face In Their 30s

In an interview with BET.com, the main cast tease what’s to come in the Tracy Oliver comedy series.
02/03/2023

Rev. Calvin O. Butts III Pastor of NYC’s Abyssinian Baptist And Revered Harlem Leader, Dies at 73

The minister was known for his leadership of one of New York’s largest Black congregations and for his years as an educator and activist.
10/28/2022

Harlem Renaming East 101st Street After Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson

The icon grew up on the block.
09/15/2022
Houston Baptist at Texas,  Darius Lee (23) of the Houston Baptist Huskies game between the Texas Longhorns and the Houston Baptist Huskies at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX on November 9, 2021.

Houston Baptist University Star Guard Darius Lee Tragically Killed At Harlem Cookout

Lee had just come home for summer break.
06/21/2022

BET, 125th Street BID And The Apollo Theater Donates $100,000 To Recipients Of Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Initiative

Each of the 10 Harlem-based, Black, small businesses have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/13/2022
The Drama King Is In The Building! - DJ Kay Slay minutes before the DJ Panel Discussion.

Hip Hop Legends Gather To Mourn DJ Kay Slay in Harlem

Hip Hop luminaries flock to the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem to pay tribute to DJ Kay Slay who died last week from complications due to COVID-19.
04/25/2022

Questlove Wins Oscar For Best Documentary: ‘It’s about the marginalized people in Harlem’

"Summer of Soul" recounts a celebration of Black culture and music that was buried in history.
03/27/2022