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Harlem’s Open-Air African Market

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

By NativeNewYorker

You’ve probably noticed it when you go across 116th Street – the colorful  entrance is hard to miss.  But if you’ve never gone inside, you are missing one of Harlem’s more unique experiences.  Stepping through the whimsical entrance is like making a quick visit to west Africa.  In addition to a wide selection of

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

traditional African garb and the inevitable T-shirts,  the merchants offer beautiful handmade jewelry, original craft items like dolls and small sculptures, and an array of natural skincare products.  For the music lover with ecclectic tastes, you can also find CDs of contemporary African music.  The prices are pretty reasonable but if you don’t like the price, feel free to bargain – the merchants seem to enjoy it.

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

Photo by HarlemCondoLife

“Malcom Shabazz ~ Harlem’s Market” is located on the southern side of West 116th  Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues. The market is open year round,  9am to 5 pm,  7 days a week.

Nights In Harlem (Lounge Mix) Free Podcast

 

Nights In Harlem (Lounge Mix)


RhythmDB’s latest mix for HCL is sure to be a favorite for the grown and sexy crowd.  Bringing it downtempo this podcast will take you on a soulful journey with chillout grooves, jazz, neo-soul, brazilian, hiphop, world, remixes & mellow house grooves.  To download or stream “Nights In Harlem” (Lounge Mix) click on the following links below…

Download free (via iTunes) |   Play on-line now (via Podbean)

See Playlist below

PLAYLIST-

Nickodemus- (intro fade) Sun People mixed with DJ Sun- Ten

Nina Simone- My Man’s Gone Now (Dj Wally Remix)

DJ Sun- Marks On The Keys

Incognito- Everybody Loves the Sunshine mixed with Roy Ayers- Everybody Loves the Sunshine (9th Wonder Remix)

Billie Holiday- Trav’lin All Alone (Nickodemus & Zeb Remix)

Blue Six- We Used to Rock

Cesaria Evora- Quem bo e (Who Are You)

J.Period & Nneka- Mind Vs. Heart

Marcio Faraco- No Casa Do Seu

Ursula Rucker- Anyouknowhat? (Original Mix)

The Game f./Pharrell & Justin Timberlake- Ain’t No Doubt About It

Malcolm McLaren- Un Coche de Agua Negra

Raul Paz- Buena Suerte

Fat Freddy’s Drop- The Raft

Samantha James- Find a Way

Vikter Duplaix- Electric Love (Jneiro Jarel Remix)

U.Rucker- Obama Interlude #2

Jill Scott, Al Jarreau & George Benson- God Bless the Child

Billie Holiday- All Of Me (Live Version)

Sunshine Jones- If You Wouldn’t Mond (Tiger Stripes Remix)

Audiofly- 1999

Kindred the Family Soul- House of Love (AC’s Dub Mix)

Multi-Rythmic Mix (Vol. II) Podcast For HCL

Multi-Rhythmic Mix (Vol.II)  On this collection you will hear a variety of artists and styles of music across the the globe… English, African, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Chillout, House, Electronic, Soul, Dubstep and Jazz.  Carefully selected, compiled and mixed by RhythmDB.

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Playlist

1. Nero – 2808 (Intro)
2. DJ Click – Guadalquivir (feat. Valentina Casula)
3. Thievery Corporation – Where It All Starts
4. Variety Lab – I Can’t Help Thinking About You
5. Zahed Sultan – I Want Her But I Don’t Want Her
6. Shonky – Le Velour
7. Bliss – Dunia (Visti & Meyland Remix)
8. Mayra Andrade & Trio Mocoto – Berimbau
9. Robert Elias – Tanto, Tanto
10. Gregory Porter – 1960 What? (Peas Remix)
11. DJ Cam – Swim (Blackjoy Remix)
12. Maya Jane Coles – Little One
13. Sven Van Hees – Leaving
14. RhythmDB ft. Mike Harvey – Out Of The Blue (Freedomsound Mix)
15. Julien Jabre – Swimming Places
16. Human Life – In It Together (Original mix)
17. Estroe – Driven (Distortion Remix)
18. Elon & Vincenzo – Yarra Valley (Reprise)
19. Second Date – Young, Beatiful Etc.
20. Kaskade – Let Me Go (Original & Ice Mix)
21. Thievery Corporation – Safar (The Journey)
22. Nero – Innocence
23. Grace Jones & Brigitte Fontaine – La caravane
24. Deadmau5 – Aural Psynapse (Radio Edit)

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Cover Art by Herve’

Summer Cocktails On The Beach (Vol. II) PODCAST

A new follow up Podcast to “SCOTB” Vol. I  Summer Cocktails On The Beach (Vol. II) is now available on iTunes.

This podcast is the perfect mix for you to share a bottle of wine with friends, or head to the water’s edge with your headphones and enjoy the sunset. On this mix you will hear relaxing Jazz, Chillout, World, R&B, Brazilian, French, Spanish, Electronic and Downtempo tracks blended together to keep you in that perfect summertime vibe.

Mixed specifically for one of those perfect summer afternoons or evenings to sit back, relax and enjoy…

Download on iTunes Summer Cocktails On The Beach (Vol. II)

Stream from Podbean 

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*PLaylist is available upon request.  Please contact HarlemHouse on Facebook.

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