As fans left Drake's first-ever concert at Harlem's Apollo Theater, they were shocked to find over a dozen NYPD officers recording outside the venue. Naturally, Twitter users voiced their concerns over the controversial move, wondering if this was another example of the "Hip-Hop Police" spying on popular rap artists and their fans. 

Celebrate The Apollo's 89th anniversary as Harlem's premiere hotspot for live entertainment by watching these classic music performances.

In her third round of giving, Scott donated $2.7 billion to 286 “high-impact” organizations, many of which are in historically underrepresented communities.

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The Apollo Theater has received a $1 million endowment from its new board chairman.

Coates’ New York Times bestseller will be adapted into a multimedia performance, with excerpted monologues, video projections, and a score by the jazz musician Jason Moran.

Team Trump wants to hold an event on the campus of Howard University, but the university has not invited the presidential candidate.

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you highlights from this year's Justice Ball from the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.

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The stars were out in full force for the 10th annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala in New York’s Harlem community. The event, hosted by Extra TV correspondent AJ Calloway, celebrated the theater’s legacy as a cradle and platform for Black musical talent, with a spectacular one-night-only concert, followed by a star-studded party with dinner, music, and dancing. […]

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On Sunday the Apollo Theater in Harlem and WNYC partnered for a second year to present WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration with “Hear Our Voices, Count Our Votes: MLK’s March Continues.” Hear portions of it in the video clip above. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry convened a discussion that looks […]

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Constructed in 1934, The Apollo Theater has been the launching pad for musical legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder and Micheal Jackson. Eight decades later, it continues to be the staple institution for artists to showcase their talents. Check out highlights from their 80th Anniversary gala.  

The legendary Apollo Theater, built in 1914, is located in New York City’ Harlem community and is one of the most famous entertainment venues in the country. Now it has been selected to take part in the 2012 “Partners in Preservation” $200K grant program. SEE ALSO: 10 Ways To Really Enjoy Paris…And Make it Hot Editor’s Note: Alfred […]

NEW YORK — Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie and the late Etta James will be inducted into the Apollo Theater‘s hall of fame. SEE ALSO: Kerry Washington Speaks “A Thousand Words” on Lingerie, Twitter and “Scandal” [EXCLUSIVE] Former Supermodel Fights Against Female Genital Mutilation The ceremony will be held at the historic Harlem theater on June 4. […]