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Mos Def (who now goes by Yasiin Bey) has been working with the Brooklyn Philharmonic for a couple of years now. But tonight’s free performance in Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Restoration Park — his home neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY — will feature a bigger orchestra than ever, plus one very unusual collaboration that has to be seen to […]

Blue Ivy Carter is now officially a member of “Brooklyn’s Finest.”  Mama Beyonce took her bundle of joy out for a day of fun to the borough where Papa Jay-Z was born and raised.  Mother and daughter were seen soaking up the spring-like weather at Prospect Park this past Friday.  Dressed casually in a stylish […]

When you think about MCs from Queens,NY one of the first names that comes to mind is Nasir Jones.  His style and lyrics were cultivated in the famous Queens Bridge Housing projects and for years he as served as a proud ambassador of the Q-Boro. Nas even returned to his old stomping grounds to record […]

Nyemiah Supreme is a daughter of Queens, New York. The borough has ingrained itself into her style, talk, and mannerisms. Supreme shows that and more on her debut mixtape, Bad. Though this is Nyemiah’s first mixtape, she’s far from being new to the industry. She was featured on Jim Jones’ “Everybody Jones” and has punched […]

We guess when you’re ‘the cream of rapper crop’ it’s hard to imagine who could fall into the same ranks as you. For Big Daddy Kane, he struggled to give TV One four artists he considered the best from Brooklyn. After himself, Biggie, Jay-Z and Mos Def, he paused and sarcastically asked “Wow, does it […]

Even though he lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan now, Spike Lee will rep Brooklyn until the day he dies.

Check out the trailer to Nelson George’s feature-length documentary about the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s.