Poet aja monet Shares New Single & Short Film “The Devil You Know”

Brooklyn-born poet and activist aja monet has released new single and short film "The Devil You Know" via indie label… Read More

February 22, 2023

Solange Is Planning A Seven-Show Series In Brooklyn

In partnership with her multidisciplinary creative group, Saint Heron, Solange will be holding a music series for the Brooklyn Academy… Read More

February 16, 2023

Watch Joey Bada$$ Cover Mos Def’s Classic “Umi Says”

While visiting Australian radio station Triple J, Joey Bada$$ performed a cover of Mos Def's 1999 classic "Umi Says." Joey… Read More

January 23, 2023

Pop Smoke Mural Vandalized in Rapper’s Brooklyn Neighborhood

A mural honoring late rapper Pop Smoke has been vandalized in Brooklyn’s Canarsie neighborhood where the artist was raised. A… Read More

December 29, 2022

The Famous Notorious B.I.G. Mural in Brooklyn Has Been Vandalized

A Brooklyn mural depicting The Notorious B.I.G. was vandalized overnight. It was discovered by passerby's on Friday. The disrespect for… Read More

August 26, 2022

Dan Perlman On Creating Season Two of Flatbush Misdemeanors

We chatted with Dan Perlman co-creator and executive producer of the comedy Flatbush Misdemeanors. He divulged his thoughts on the… Read More

August 19, 2022

Brooklyn Public Library Has Launched a Vinyl Collection

Brooklyn Public Library has opened a vinyl collection for teen and adult cardholders to borrow up to three records at… Read More

August 18, 2022

How Chi Ossé Avoids Convention As a Young Brooklyn Council Member

We spoke with Chi Ossé about his first six months as a New York City Council Member, Mayor Eric Adams, … Read More

July 22, 2022

This Couple’s Intimate Journalism Project Centers Black Brooklyn Businesses

Husband-and-wife duo Tayo and Cynthia Gordy Giwa have spent the last few years documenting the Black business boom in Brooklyn.… Read More

April 15, 2022

These Five Black Women-Owned Shops Are Disrupting Retail

A close look at five Black women-owned shops featuring carefully curated pieces, designer clothing, antique collectibles, and vintage selects. Last… Read More

April 8, 2022

Malikah Shabazz, Malcolm X’s Daughter, Found Dead In Brooklyn Home

Malikah Shabazz was 56. Malikah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, was found dead in her Brooklyn home on Monday.… Read More

November 23, 2021

Big Daddy Kane vs. KRS-One was the ‘Verzuz’ Battle Hip-Hop Needed

Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One put on a Verzuz show for the ages at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Verzuz… Read More

October 18, 2021

Big Daddy Kane Will Face Off Against KRS-One in the Next ‘Verzuz’ Matchup

Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will face off at the Barclays Center in the next Verzuz matchup. The next Verzuz… Read More

October 5, 2021

The Inevitable Success of Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ Proves Posthumous Rap Albums Aren’t Going Anywhere

Faith is the second posthumous album to come from rapper Pop Smoke. Pop Smoke's posthumous debut album, Shoot for the… Read More

July 16, 2021

Combat Jack’s Son Chi Ossé Wins New York City Council Primary Race

Chi Ossé ran a campaign that talked about ending qualified immunity for cops and redirect NYPD funds to social programs.… Read More

July 12, 2021

AKAI SOLO Unearths a Triumphant Tranquility in “Ocean Hue Hours” [Premiere]

The track appears on the NYC rapper's upcoming Navy Blue-produced album, True Sky. If the pandemic has taught us anything,… Read More

May 11, 2021