Rapper Fatboy SSE Promotes Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend In Harlem

Rapper Fatboy SSE, along with bodybuilder NDO Champ, recently went to Harlem in New York City to promote Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang. The pair walked the streets and handed out wads of $1,000 to push Yang’s signature campaign proposal: a universal basic income (UBI) of $1,000 per month for every American adult. The pair […]

U2 Dedicate Song To The Late Anthony Bourdain At Apollo Concert

At U2’s gig at New York City’s famed Apollo Theater Monday night, June 11, frontman Bono dedicated a song to Anthony Bourdain, the late chef and TV personality who committed suicide last week at the age of 61. “It’s hard to lose a friend, to lose a mate. This band has been through that, and […]

Zymere Perkins: 6-Year Year Old Was Beaten To Death, Agency Investigated Case Five Times Before Death, Did Nothing

New York City investigators are looking into the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy, Zymere Perkins, who was beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend, the NY Daily News is reporting. The boy’s mother, Geraldine Perkins, 26, told investigators that she did nothing when her boyfriend, Rysheim Smith, 42, pummeled her 6-year-old son to death. […]

Nikki Silas, Brittany Rojas: Two Exotic Dancers Found Nude Strangled In Bed, Bathtub In Harlem Apartment On ‘The Perfect Murder’ On ID

Nikki Silas and Brittany Rojas were two young exotic dancers who were found dead in their Harlem, New York, apartment almost 25 years ago. The documentary crime series The Perfect Murder on Investigation Discovery (ID) will detail their tragic murders. The episode, titled “Last Dance,” will tell the story of two beautiful strippers who are […]

Carmen Quinones, Maria DeJesus: ‘The Perfect Murder’ Revisits East Harlem Brownstone Landlord’s Stabbing Death On Investigation Discovery

Carmen Quinones and her boyfriend, Ruben Frederick, were fatally stabbed in Quinones’ Harlem Brownstone 15 years ago at the request of Maria DeJesus. The case, which was considered an almost perfect crime, will be the inspiration for the documentary crime series The Perfect Murder on Investigation Discovery. Wednesday’s episode, titled “Horror in Harlem,” will take […]

Slashing Attacks on New York City Subways Increase

Another victim of slashing on the New York City subway was treated for injuries today and is in stable condition, while police are investigating the incident. According to CBS New York, a 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being slashed inside the Central Park North station at 110th Street and Lenox Avenue, early […]

Anti-Gay Pastor James Dean Manning: ‘Sodomites And Freaks Have Soiled Harlem,’ Threatens To Slit Their Throats And Urinate On Their Graves

Pastor James Dean Manning, known for preaching hatred toward homosexuals, white people, and other religions, has released a video threatening to kill anyone that protests his church and urinate on their graves and the graves of their ancestors. In addition to the hateful video, he has erected signs on his church claiming that homosexuals have […]

Woman Claims Harlem Tattoo Parlor Behind VH1’s Reality Show ‘Black Ink Crew’ Left Her Disfigured

A woman alleges the tattoo parlor in New York, best known for the VH1 reality show, Black Ink Crew, left her “disfigured” after going in to replace a unicorn and horseshoe tattoo which she regrettably got in her teens. Asabi Barner wanted to cover up a chest piece tattoo she had done when she was […]

Maya Angelou Honored By Al Sharpton

Maya Angelou, the beloved American author and poet, was memorialized on Saturday by the Reverend Al Sharpton. Angelou, who died last week at the age of 86, was honored in front of her home in Harlem with a morning service. According to the New York Daily News, Reverend Sharpton placed a wreath of pink roses […]

Charlie Rangel Says Tea Party Members Of Congress Are From Slave-Holding States, So President Obama Can’t Work With Them

Charlie Rangel (D – NY) believes that President Barack Obama has not been able to work with members of the Tea Party in Congress because they are “racist” and “mean” and from former slave states. Representative Rangel shared his thoughts about the inability of the president to communicate with the Tea Party during an interview […]

NYC Building Explosion: FDNY Searching For Trapped Victims

A large NYC building exploded earlier this morning, the cause of the blast is currently unknown. The building is located on the Upper West Side near Third and 114th Streets. Both Police and the FDNY has responded to the three-alarm blaze. Traffic and public transportation has been disrupted and suspended near the New York City […]

Harlem Reacts to ‘Harlem Shake’ Videos [Video]

White people ‘dun goofed and messed everything up!

The Final Harlem Shake [Video]

With all the Harlem Shake craze, I think it’s about time.

Harlem Shake (Office Edition) [Video]

Just another boring day at the office (though I would definitely pay to work here).

Child Finds Gun Inside Donated Christmas Present

An 8-year-old girl reportedly found a gun next to a teddy bear inside a wrapped Christmas present received from a New York donation program. Needless to say, her foster mother was a little unnerved by the discovery. Harlem resident Sheeba Anderson said she picked up several donated gifts from St. Anthony’s Church on December 20. […]

Actor Stephen Baldwin Arrested In Harlem

Actor Stephen Baldwin was arrested this week in Harlem, New York, for making an illegal U-turn and driving without a license, according to authorities. The New York Post reports that The Usual Suspects star was pulled over after authorities spotted him making the U-turn, and subsequently questioned by police around 5pm. Police discovered that Baldwin […]

Sylvia’s Restaurant ‘Soul Food Queen’ Sylvia Woods Dies at 86

Sylvia’s Restaurant is located in hard-to-reach Harlem, New York, but even if you’ve always stayed downtown on city visits, you may know the face of soul food queen Sylvia Woods. Sylvia Woods owned and operated the restaurant that is a soul food fan’s must-visit in NYC for many years, but it wasn’t her only claim […]

[Video] Beyonce Surprises Kids in Harlem at Target Event

A bunch of kids in the Boys and Girls Club in Harlem got an exciting surprise when dancing to a Beyonce song and Mrs. Jay-Z herself made an unexpected appearance.

Tuskegee ace pilot Lee Archer dies at 90

Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, known for being the first and only black ace pilot, died in New York City Wednesday at the age of 90. Archer was born in Yonkers in 1919 and grew up in Harlem. At the time of his death, Archer was one of the few surviving Tuskegee […]

Twitter trash talk blamed in NYC murder

Twitter has emerged as a source of evidence and possible catalyst in a homicide investigation in Harlem. Two young men, Jameg Blake and Kwame Dancy, both 22, are said to have argued on the popular microblogging service before taking their dispute to the real world. The disagreement ended in the December 1st shooting death of […]