Eric B. and Rakim to Enter Long Island Music Hall of Fame

"It ain't where you're from, it's where you're at." – Rakim at BB King's in 2006

Along with the Beatles, seminal hip hop duo Eric B. and Rakim are one of my favorite artists of all time. On Tuesday, November 16, they will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame at […]

Fan Interaction with a Frying Pan

Freddy “Freddy Sez” Schuman has died. He was a friend of mine from Yankee Stadium and the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where I would often run into him on the street and share a few words about the team. Obviously, I banged his trademark frying pan sign at the park many times, and once […]

Arthur Russell Lives in New Bio "Hold on to Your Dreams"

Arthur Russell was one of the first artists I worked with that I really got to know as a friend, and he was a great guy. A character unlike any other, smart, so sensitive and most of the time pretty funny in spite of sour/insecure feelings he often harbored. His music was everywhere and nowhere […]