Harlem Festival of Culture
This weekend’s highly anticipated Harlem Festival of Culture (HFC) in New York City has been canceled due to the heat advisory the city is currently under. The three-day festival was scheduled to kick off Friday July 28, but organizers made the decision to nix the event out of safety concerns and the advisement of public […]
Hip-Hop legend Kool DJ Red Alert will be bestowed with a special honor at the kickoff of the Harlem Festival of Culture. The announcement was made on Thursday by the organizers of the festival. He will receive the award during the festival's opening night on Friday.
Teyana Taylor and Wyclef Jean are among the bevy of artists who will be performing at the inaugural Harlem Festival of Culture this summer. MC Lyte will serve as host for the festival, which will also feature Cam'ron, Doug E. Fresh, Estelle, Fat Joe, and more.
The Harlem Festival of Culture announced that Lil Kim will be the headliner for their kickoff concert at the Apollo Theater towards the end of January. The show will coincide with the venue's 89th anniversary. The concert lineup will also feature Ashanti and Remy Ma along with Fivio Foreign, with more guests to be announced later.
The Harlem Festival of Culture announced on Thursday that Wyclef Jean will be joining its organization. The artist will serve as Chair to the Music Advisory Board and focus on engaging artists within the community leading up to the festival next summer.
AMC Networks strengthened its commitment to the Harlem Festival of Culture with a new multi-year deal. The partnership will see them lending support to screenings, live events, and other programs leading up to the inaugural festival next summer.