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  • Salt-n-Pepa re-play classics at 1st Mariner concert

    Salt-n-Pepa re-play classics at 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Mariner concert
    This weekend two vastly different rap duos will perform in Baltimore. The first one, Salt-n-Pepa, formed in New York and are icons of the genre. The second one, AK Slaughter, are homegrown, and barely five years old. Cheryl James and Sandy Denton &#...
  • Big plans for this year's African American Festival

    Big plans for this year's African American Festival
    Shelonda Stokes has a vision for this year's African American Festival — and it's a whopper. In her second year producing the festival, she's already excited about one of its new features: a fitness-craving flashmob, with enough people to earn a...
  • African American Festival draws thousands, despite heat

    African American Festival draws thousands, despite heat
    Fourteen-year-old Carl Bradley sank long jump after long jump Saturday from the Xtreme Basketball Xhibition courts at Baltimore's African American Festival in a sweat-soaked gray T-shirt, while his former NBA star father, Dudley Bradley, hung out in the...
  • South L.A.'s 'Global Awareness Through Hip Hop Culture Program' shuts down due to budget cuts

     
    Due to budget cuts, the Global Awareness Through Hip Hop Culture Program, run since 2006 at the Accelerated Charter School in South Los Angeles, has been terminated. "The situation's pretty much the same all across the United States: Any program......
  • Essence Music Festival: Acts new and old keep the Superdome shaking; attendance tops 422,000

     
    Halfway through Mary J. Blige’s closing set at the Essence Music Festival on Sunday night the singer dived into an emotional address to the audience that aptly summed up what the nation’s largest R&B and hip-hop festival, at it’s core,.....
  • Essence Music Festival kicks off in New Orleans, 400,000 attendees expected

     
    More than 400,000 are expected to attend the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, including Kanye West, Charlie Wilson, Mary J. Blige, Naughty By Nature, Jennifer Hudson and more....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. BOB DYLAN The argument for seeing Bob Dylan whenever he comes around could be pegged to the fact that modern music’s preeminent songwriter is now 70 years old and had a life-threatening......
  • Sundance Film Festival announces its drama, documentary premieres

     
    Sundance Film Festival is perhaps best known for its narrative and dramatic competitions, but the real business in Park City, Utah, is done around the Sundance Film Festival premieres — and none of the features announced Monday has a distribution...
  • Heavy D documentary to premiere on Centric

     
    The life of the late Heavy D, will be chronicled in a documentary, "Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D," set to be broadcast on the BET-owned network Centric on Sunday....
  • Gayle on the Go! Events for Sunday, Aug. 28

    Gayle on the Go! featured these events for the Sunday, Aug. 28 Sunday @ 7:30pm Rhythm and Roots John Anson Ford Amphitheater 2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East Los Angeles (323) 461-3673 fordtheatres.org Different cultures share different music and dance...
  • Kurtis Blow, Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick to play Portsmouth as part of Fresh Fest in August

    Kurtis Blow, Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick to play Portsmouth as part of Fresh Fest in August
    Fresh Fest has been a big hit at Portsmouth's nTelos amphitheater in recent years. The festival celebrating old-school, '70s and '80s hip-hop returns in August for what should be another big party for those of us who use the phrase "back in the day."...
  • Fresh Fest featuring Salt-n-Pepa, Slick Rick postponed to Sept. 14

    Fresh Fest featuring Salt-n-Pepa, Slick Rick postponed to Sept. 14
    The Fresh Fest celebration of old-school hip-hop in Portsmouth has been postponed from Saturday, Aug. 18 to Friday, Sept. 14, according to a press release from promoters. The show, which in years past has drawn big crowds to the nTelos amphitheater in...