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A Visit from Tinie Tempah

By admin | October 5, 2011

Photo: mackenzie jean

Photo: mackenzie jean

Recently, I got to meet English Hip Hop artist Tinie Tempah while he made a short visit to New York City. In his ‘Disturbing NYC’ YouTube videos, Tinie visited a few spots in New York City while he was here for a photo shoot and an MTV performance on ‘The Seven.’ He made his way uptown to Harlem for a visit to my restaurant Red Rooster where we spoke on what makes a perfect meal. We thought it was the perfect way to segway into our features of street culture during the month of October on our site.  Check out his video below Read More


The Wonderful Angelique Kidjo

By mahir | December 8, 2010

I had a wonderful time interviewing Angelique Kidjo in Harlem. I love her passion and spirit.  She brings her vibrant energy to her music and to her position as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.


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