BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Uptown’s own Audubon is back with another super solid project. The long anticipated Exile does not disappoint. The project is lush, dense and downright dope. Audubon has bars, the man can sing and the production is top notch. What more can you ask for? By the way, […]
Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Sometimes you are involved with something truly extraordinary but you don’t completely register its importance until the next day when you have had the time to reflect. That is how I am feeling right now. What I have been envisioning for quite some time was made manifest […]
To say that Audubon is gifted is a massive understatement. The man can rap, he can sing and for the last few years has consistently put out projects that are multi-dimensional, complex and compelling. Not to mention that he gave our beloved Washington Heights a national and international spotlight with MTV’s Washington Heights show. This […]
Tess is not an artist you can easily put in a box. Her music is part R&B, part Rock ‘N’ Roll, part Hip-Hop and 100% badass. She is a bona fide rebel and her music is a testament to a free spirit that refuses to conform or contain her genius. Tess has rocked stages both […]
From the moment you hear April Oneill sing you get it. Her heart, her soul and her pain permeates every note. The young talented songstress commands a stage with a presence and a power that will surprise you. Come check her out this Monday, October 24th at the United Palace as she does her thing […]
The UC Revue @ United Palace Ft. Audubon – Tess – April Oneill United Palace (4140 BWAY @ 175th) Monday, October 24th – Doors Open 6 pm In our never ending quest to spread Uptown Love, we are proud to present the very first installment of The UC Revue at the magnificent United Palace on […]
American Idol alum and Uptown’s own Karen Rodriguez takes on Drake’s Hotling Bling and adds a little Spanglish flair. Stay tuned for much more from the talented songstress.
To properly celebrate Dominican Independence Day, Washington Heights’ own Karen Rodriguez released this excellent cover of “Aunque Me Cueste La Vida” which was popularized by Dominican singer Alberto Beltran.Enjoy!
A Word From Tess Hello fellow (and Future) “HipRocknB” Rebels…Welcome to my Indiegogo page. You all may know me as Tess but more descriptively my twitter blurb describes me best: Singer, Songwriter, Lover of loving, Pisces, Lefty, Only child, Corny at times. :-D… and your new favorite indie artist [okay I added that last part for effect […]
The always-incredible Carnaval Del Boulevard goes down tomorrow; Saturday, June 1st from 11am to 6 pm on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st to 188th Streets and while this is one of the biggest events of an Uptown Summer, this one in particular is going to be even more special. First of all, the Uptown Collective […]
This is a powerful event folks. Women from all walks of life and professions will gather to inspire, empower and enlighten. Our wellness contributor and breast cancer surivivor, Eileen Z. Fuentes, is one of the guest speakers. Along side Beck Hickey, Dominican Pie, Qiana and Steph La Callejera. Did we mention that powerhouse Tess will […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) We came, we saw, we conquered! The WHIN By Any Means movement touched down yesterday at Altus Café (4325 Broadway & 184th street) for a little Herstory unplugged love courtesy of a bevy of talented ladies that included Cynthia La Cruz, Camille Safiya, Arinn Aldo, Karen Rodriguez and Tess. Backed by […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Ok folks, this WHIN By Any Means thing is only getting bigger. We have taken the show on the road for a special unplugged version of Herstory at Altus (4325 Broadway & 184th street) this coming Tuesday, May 14th. If you don’t know already, WHIN events get packed pretty quickly so […]
Video by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Check out: Her-Story: The Recap Her-Story: A First Look
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Emil Baez (@_EBaez) Understand this: The WHIN By Any Means movement is for real. WHIN By Any Means is the most important thing to hit Washington Heights since the Uptown Collective. Real Talk.