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Empire State of Mind

UK Superstar Ella Henderson Opens "Chapter One" in the United States

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.05.2015 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"It's like starting from the bottom again," said Henderson during a recent telephone interview, "You have to lay the foundation of everything again. It's quite refreshing to come out and nobody knows who you are."

Gulf Stream: Williams Nixes Bluegrass LNG Export Pipeline, Announces New Export Line

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Right before the champagne bottles began popping for activists engaged in a grassroots struggle to halt the construc...

Roc Nation's Bridget Kelly on Her Life and Career

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 02.01.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

First on the scene to sing praise to the jungle that nurtured her sound, Bridget Kelly has guaranteed she's not only ready to rock our nation, but surpass the expectations of music's most influential King.

WATCH: Awesome Subway Rendition Of 'Empire State Of Mind'

Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

Oh, to have been on this Lower East Side train last Tuesday, when straphangers were treated to Stay Human Band's rousing rendition of "Empire State of...

WATCH: A Bunch Of Models Singing 'Empire State Of Mind'

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

Jay-Z's lifestyle magazine, Life + Times, celebrated fashion week in New York by recruiting 30 runway models to lip-dub Jay-Z's very own 2009 smash hi...

WATCH: 'Les Mis' Parodies Jay-Z And Alicia Keys In 'Police State Of Mind'

Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

The 25th anniversary national tour of "Les Miserables" is currently in Los Angeles, and while visiting the City of Angels, the cast took the time to c...

WATCH: Kanye And Jay-Z Play MoMA

Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts

Kanye West and Jay-Z performed last night at MoMA's 2011 "Party In The Garden Benefit," which honored Patricia Phelps De Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kra...

Trapped in the Other Gulf Oil Slick -- Saudi Women Tell Mr. President: Set Us Free!

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Qanta Ahmed, MD

It's time that Saudi Arabia antes up and empowers its women to show the world they fear not the choice of powerful women.

Jay-Z Works Out To Fergie, Talks Yankees And DJ Hero

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jay-Z will be singing 'Empire State of Mind' at the Yankees' World Series kickoff tonight, but that's not the song that gets him pumped up for his own workouts. It's Fergie.

Stephen Colbert Adds Suburban Rap To Alicia Keys's "Empire State Of Mind" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Alicia Keys was Stephen's guest last night on the "Colbert Report" and after a short interview, the pair decided to do a duet that would "suburbanize"...

The New York Music Project: Help Map The City In Song!

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Since its founding, New York has been an evergreen inspiration for musicians, from Gershwin to Dylan to the Beastie Boys. "Empire State of Mind," Jay...

Jay-Z, Alicia Keys At World Series (VIDEO): Stars Perform At Game 2

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys brought a little hip hop to baseball last night. The stars performed a cleaned-up version of "Empire State of Mind" for the cro...