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The “Kings From Queens: The RUN DMC Story” star tells Jennifer how the name Run DMC came about, revealing that they were unsure of the name at first.  Rev Run then recalls feeling competition when a muscular LL Cool J came on the scene, and shares how he worked on music with Michael Jackson. Watch videos now!

Steve Tyrell Returns to Catalina's For Valentine's Day

Catalina Popescu, the Catalina of the iconic Catalina Jazz Club announces the Valentine's Day return of one of Hollywood's most famous and favorite performers and crooners, the Grammy Award-winning Steve Tyrell.   

AWAACC Airs Highlights From 2023 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival Online This Week

Relive the excitement of the 2023 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival presented by Citizens (PIJF) when The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) airs a special 24-hour presentation featuring highlights from Highmark Stadium on Wednesday, January 24, through Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 7:00 pm.

BLITZ VEGA Announces 'Northern Gentleman' On The Late Andy Rourke's 60th Birthday

A solid collection of ten songs recorded over the span of five years, Northern Gentlemen captures the dynamic vitality of Andy and Kav's combined songwriting. Launching with the chiming “Disconnected” that showcases Andy's signature melodic bassline, the album glistens and sparkles in a musical swirl, while Kav's mesmerizing vocals.


Two-time GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop icon LL COOL J, featuring DJ Z-Trip, will perform just before midnight from New York's Times Square as part of “Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024.” In addition, GRAMMY Award-winning female rap artist Cardi B will join the lineup from the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Final Weeks to Explore the Roots and Evolution of Hip Hop at BORN IN THE BRONX! Exhibition

Explore the roots and evolution of Hip Hop at the 'BORN IN THE BRONX!' exhibition in Bronx, NY. Witness the power of African American and Latino youths in the South Bronx as they transformed poetry, music, and fashion into a powerful expression of life and struggle.

Rich Morris Joins Composition Media as Senior Vice President of Content & Brands

With nearly 20 years of expertise, Morris brings valuable experience from Rock The Bells and Paramount. Additionally, Issac 'Ike' Reed joins as Creative Director and Anthony Piper as Senior Art Director, bolstering the team as Composition Media expands its operations.

Anthony Ramos, Danielle Brooks & More Join FINDING YOUR ROOTS Season 10

The new season will feature Valerie Bertinelli, Danielle Brooks, LeVar Burton, Ciara, Michael Douglas, Lena Dunham, Brendan Fraser, Sammy Hagar, Sunny Hostin, Tracy Morgan, Alanis Morissette, Ed O’Neill, Bob Odenkirk, Anthony Ramos, Iliza Shlesinger, Wes Studi, Dionne Warwick, and Jesse Williams.

Video: Watch Nicki Minaj, LL Cool J & More Celebrate 50 Years of Hip-Hop at the VMAs

DMC, Doug E. Fresh, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and LL COOL J joined Lil Wayne and show emcee Nicki Minaj for a legendary tribute to Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary at last night's VMAs. Watch the video now!

Video: Watch Shakira's Video Vanguard Performance at the VMAs

Global megastar, GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® Award winner Shakira received MTV’s coveted Video Vanguard Award last night. Shakira took to the stage to perform her biggest hits like 'Hips Don't Lie,' 'Objection (Tango),' Whenever, Wherever,' and more. Watch the video!

Everything to Know About the 2023 MTV VMAs: Performers, Presenters, Nominations, Winners & More

Nicki Minaj is set for a triumphant return to the MTV stage, reprising her dual role as show emcee and performer for the 2023 “VMAs.” Bebe Rexha, Charli D'Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D’Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, Ice Spice, Reneé Rapp, Sabrina Carpenter, Cardi B, Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, and more will appear.

NY Hip Hop Music Event Story Pitch, Planet Of The Tapes At LIMEHOF

'Planet of the Tapes' radio show which airs on LL COOL J's Sirius XM's Rock the Bells Channel with Diamond The Artist aka DTA Experience & Geechie Dan will record a LIVE radio broadcast at the Long Island Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame in Stony Brook Village (97 Main Street, Stony Brook, NY) on September 17th from 12-5pm. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase.

HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER Sets Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD SteelBook

Directed by Steve Miner and written by Debra Hill, John Carpenter, and Robert Zappia, HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER features a sensational supporting cast, including Josh Hartnett (in his feature film debut), Michelle Williams, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adam Arkin, LL Cool J, and horror icon (and mother of Jamie Lee Curtis) Janet Leigh.

New York Stage and Film Reveals Participants For the 2023 Filmmakers' Workshop

New York Stage and Film has announced the early-career film and TV writers who have been selected to participate in the 2023 Filmmakers’ Workshop. The participants are Nancy Duff; Harrison Hamm; Drew Harper; Atticus Hoffman; Summera Howell; Anndi Jinelle Liggett; Allyson Morgan; Craig T. Williams; and G. Wilson. 

July 4th Viewing Guide: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, Adrienne Warren's Tina Turner Tribute & More

In honor of this year's celebration, BroadwayWorld brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by Ruthie Ann Miles, Adrienne Warren, the Broadway cast of A Beautiful Noise, and more.

Photos: First Look At A CHORUS LINE At San Francisco Playhouse

First look photos! San Francisco Playhouse concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with the hit Broadway musical A Chorus Line. In this groundbreaking work, twenty-four hopeful dancers undertake a grueling audition for eight coveted spots in the back-up chorus of an unnamed Broadway show.

Renee Fleming, Billy Crystal, Dionne Warwick, and More Will Receive Kennedy Center Honors

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the selection of five Honorees who will receive the 46th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Learn more about the honorees here!

'Hip Hop Treasures' Series Featuring LL COOL J & Ice T Coming to A&E

Led by LL COOL J and Ice T alongside field collectors and museum curators, the team tells the story of some of Hip Hop’s greatest artists and the items they made famous such as The Notorious B.I.G.’s iconic jersey from the “Juicy” video, Flavor Flav’s clocks, DMX’s Aaliyah car, and more. Watch the new video promo now!

City Girls Release New Single 'I Need a Thug'

It's the hip-hop duo's first release of the year as lead artist — and serves as the introduction to their forthcoming third album. Having recently been named one of the 50 greatest rap groups of all time by Billboard, Yung Miami and JT are primed to make it a too make it the Summer to act bad. Real Bad.  

LL Cool J to Join NCIS: HAWAI'I as Recurring Guest Star

LL COOL J will join the series as a recurring guest star in the upcoming third season of NCIS: HAWAI’I. NCIS: HAWAI’I stars Vanessa Lachey, Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Jason Antoon and Tori Anderson. Watch a video clip now!

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