The Colony – Coney Island, New York 1998

In the beginning was The Colony. It was conceived in 1997 by Pernell Morrison. He created a group called Black Underground. It consisted of Dj’s Tabu, Michael Menton, Timmy Richardson (that’s me), and the legendary NYC DJ Paradise. He joined them in 1998 and filmed some great footage which you see in this video. Pernell’s idea was to bring the …

House Of Numbers

Have you ever asked yourself how has Magic Johnson survived as long as he has (almost 21 years) with HIV without dying? Surely many of us know at least one person who died of AIDS, years if not months after contracting HIV. Is it that Magic has all the money in the world and gets the best medicine and defies …

Sandcastles with Preston & Friends

Sandcastles with Preston & Friends is a summer tradition in Brooklyn, New York’s Coney Island. Following in the footsteps of Pernell Morrison’s Black Underground parties that ran from 1998-2004, Sandcastles started up in 2006 with Preston Brown & Kervyn Mark, and takes place right behind the infamous Cyclone Rollercoaster and runs from mid-afternoon until about 10pm. This video is vintage …