Brooklyn

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

Essense Reps For Her Borough in the Video For “Hello Brooklyn” [Premiere]

On "Hello Brooklyn," 25-year-old Singer Essense, the daughter of J. Mega, from '90s rap group All City, releases an ode… Read More

May 6, 2021

Behind the Beat: How Jahlil Beats & Bobby Shmurda Made a Hood Anthem For All Ages With “Hot N*gga”

In the latest installment of Behind The Beat, Thomas Hobbs spoke with Jahlil Beats about how he and Bobby Shmurda… Read More

April 15, 2021

10 Things You May Not Have Known About ‘Dave Chappelle’s Block Party’

To celebrate the anniversary of the theatrical release of Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, we dug up some little-known facts about… Read More

March 3, 2021

Exclusive: Roy Ayers, Meshell Ndegeocello, & Robert Glasper to Headline The 2021 BRIC JazzFest

The 2021 BRIC JazzFest will return with an all-virtual event, featuring some of the most talented jazz musicians working. After… Read More

March 3, 2021