The Apollo Theater had a huge night during their annual Spring Benefit raising a record-breaking $3.7 million including a $500,000 gift from Tyler Perry who made the surprise announcement during his acceptance speech.

The iconic late rapper Big L will be honored with a street being named after him in his Harlem neighborhood. The news was revealed through the social media account dedicated to a documentary about his life. The naming ceremony will take place on May 28th.


Legendary R&B artist and music industry executive Michael Bivins is joining the upcoming Harlem Festival of Culture as its creative director. The BellBivDevoe and New Edition co-founder spoke about the role while filming a documentary covering his life and career.

The 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival was the backdrop for Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson's Oscar-winning documentary, Summer of Soul, and a reimagining of the original format was announced this week. Titled the Harlem Festival of Culture, the annual event will kick off in 2023.

A Harlem man has been arrested and charged for the murder of infamous drug kingpin Alberto "Alpo" Martinez.

Alpo Martinez has been dead for months and his story continues to get more interesting. A new article explores his double life as a member of the witness protection program.

Flock, real name Kevin Perez, allegedly shot Oscar Hernandez after arguing with him in the neck and back and authorities believe the shooting is connected to gang activity.

According to published reports, Diddy's Capital Prep Harlem will move to the Church Of All Saints and School after the Bad Boy hitmaker decided he wanted to accept more students.

Even in his afterlife, Alpo’s name continues to ring bells. A new article details his low profile life in Maine under an alias.

More details about Alpo Martinez’s murder are now starting to come to the light. In an in-depth interview his son gives the public some more insight on his passing.


Alpo Martinez, the infamous Harlem drug kingpin, was reportedly shot and killed on Saturday night, early Sunday morning (October 30).

There is no street style without Harlem. A new exhibit details the iconic neighborhood’s contribution to American style and more.