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(Photos in featured image courtesy of Sonny Maxon/The Sonny Side of Rock & Roll)

Be sure to visit the newly-updated, official ReverbNation page for William ‘Poogie’ Hart & The Delfonics here for news, upcoming concerts, free music streaming and downloads, photos, and much more.

We’d also like to cordially invite you to visit the ReverbNation page for La La Records here: https://www.reverbnation.com/label/lalarecordsllc

William Hart & The Delfonics Featured in New Netflix Web TV Series Luke Cage

William Hart & The Delfonics Featured in New Netflix Web TV Series Luke Cage

(Above photo courtesy of AdrianYoungeVEVO and YouTube)

William ‘Poogie’ Hart’s La La Records, LLC is happy to announce that William Hart & The Delfonics are featured singers and actors in the 9th episode (entitled “DWYCK”) of the popular new web television series Luke Cage, which premiered on Netflix on 9/30/2016.

The thrilling action/adventure TV Series, based on the popular, fictional Marvel Comics‘ superhero character of the same name, stars Mike Colter along with Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard, Simone Missick, Theo Rossi, Frank Whaley, and Sônia Braga.  Filmed in New York City and largely taking place in Harlem, NY, the series was developed by executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker and produced by Marvel Television in conjunction with ABC Studios.  Jeph Loeb and Coker were the co-executive producers, and the music score was composed by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad.  Younge previously worked with William Hart on the popular classic Philly Soul/Hip-Hop-infused 2013 album on Wax Poetics Records entitled  “Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics.”  (Read more about the 90’s New York Hip-Hop and Classic Soul-inspired music score, also featuring a full 30 piece orchestra, for the Luke Cage TV series here.)

  • View a YouTube video clip, posted by the Los Angeles Times, featuring an extensive interview with executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker and actor Mike Colter in which they discuss the themes, setting, and music of the TV series here.  (At 3:50, there is a discussion of the music presented throughout the series, including mentioning The Delfonics at 5:00.)
  • View Adrian Younge’s popular, official YouTube video for the song “Stop and Look (And You Have Found Love),” starring William Hart and Saudia Mills, from the album “Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics” here and listen to the song as part of the soundtrack for Marvel’s Luke Cage here.
  • View a history of The Delfonics as presented on the website of Stax Records here.

William Hart Composition Featured in New Movie about Barack and Michelle Obama

William Hart Composition Featured in New Movie about Barack and Michelle Obama

William Hart’s La La Records, LLC is happy to announce that the William ‘Poogie’ Hart composition “For The Love I Gave To You” (aka “I Gave To You”), recorded by The Delfonics, is featured in the new motion picture (and accompanying soundtrack for) Southside with You, which chronicles the early years in the relationship of U.S. President Barack H. Obama (44th President of the United States) and First Lady Michelle Obama.  The movie, released on 08/26/2016 in the United States, stars Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter and was written & directed by Richard Tanne.  Singer/songwriter/musician John Legend, who William Hart is currently writing songs he believes Mr. Legend would love and is looking forward to collaborating with, is one of the movie’s executive producers. 

Also of note is that Pres. Obama has cited “Ready or Not” by The Fugees (with its chorus containing William Hart’s composition of “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)” as recorded by The Delfonics) as his favorite song on his top ten list as noted here and here.

Rolling Stone’s review of the movie (written by Peter Travers) along with an official trailer can be viewed here

Click here to view a YouTube clip of an official trailer followed by a clip from the movie featuring “For The Love I Gave To You” playing in the background.

Click here to view a listing of the songs and music featured in the movie (along with music store links) on TuneFind.

Click here to purchase the movie’s soundtrack on iTunes.

Click here to stream the movie’s soundtrack on Apple Music.

Click here to purchase the movie’s soundtrack on Amazon.

Click here to purchase the song (from a variety of albums) on Amazon.

Click here to view the single by the Delfonics on Discogs.

View the movie’s listing on IMDb here.

William Hart on “The Duke’s Classic Soul and R&B Revue” – 2/21/2017

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, DJ “The Duke” will chat live on the radio with music legend William ‘Poogie’ Hart from The Delfonics on “The Duke’s Classic Soul and R&B Revue” on WIIT, 88.9 FM Chicago.  

The show begins at 3 PM EST (2 PM CST) and the interview will begin at around 4 PM EST (3 PM CST).

Complete details available here: http://www.elcaobointernacional.com/william-hart—la-la-means-i-love-you.html

Tune in on the Internet either of the following 2 ways:

 

70’s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert at Beacon Theatre – 2/11/2017

70's Soul Jam Valentine's Concert at Beacon Theatre

William “Poogie” Hart’s La La Records is delighted to announce the “70’s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert” –  with 2 thrilling shows taking place on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 3 PM and 8 PM EST, at the world-renowned Beacon Theatre in New York City, starring the following legendary groups:

  • William “Poogie” Hart and The Delfonics
  • The Stylistics
  • The Dramatics
  • Blue Magic
  • The Manhattans

Tickets are available now at the Beacon Theatre box office, at Ticketmaster outlets, at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster “charge by phone” at 866-858-0008.

We hope that you and your loved ones are able to attend what promises to be a very special day of music, memories, and entertainment for the entire family!  (Part of the Coca Cola Concert Series at the Beacon Theatre.)

View this event on the website for The Beacon Theatre here.

 

Official Poster (courtesy of North American Entertainment Group, Inc./Madison Square Garden Entertainment-Beacon Theatre):

70's Soul Jam Valentine's Concert at Beacon Theatre
70’s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert at Beacon Theatre

Poster (courtesy of Lyle Gabbidon):

70's Soul Jam Valentine's Concert at Beacon Theatre
70’s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert at Beacon Theatre

Delfonics at Everett P. Marino Center (Bridgeton, NJ) – 1/21/2017

Delfonics at Everett P. Marino Center (Bridgeton, NJ)

TeamGraves/MoeBass Entertainment proudly presents…

“An Evening of Smooth Jazz & Classic Soul”

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 6 PM EST at the Everett P. Marino Center in Bridgeton, NJ

Starring:

  • Music Legend William ‘Poogie’ Hart & The Original Delfonics

Opening Acts:

  • The Dynamic Soul Singer “The Amazin’ Grace Little”
  • The Popular South Jersey Jazz/R&B/Funk band “Zoay’ Jazz”

Purchase your tickets to this very special event, which includes dinner and party, at www.gravesandmoebass.com

Sign up on Facebook by clicking HERE

VIP tickets also available!

Tickets are also available at the following locations:

  • NYCE CUTS, Chestnut Ave and the Boulevard, Vineland, NJ.
  • John Williams Barber Shop
    428 Peach St, Vineland, NJ
  • Gateway Community Action, Washington St, Bridgeton, NJ
    (Jenise Graves)***Extra special thanks to Nina Bell-Graves and Maurice Fonville***

Delfonics, New Stylistics, Isley Brothers at NYCB Theatre at Westbury – 1/15/2017

Live Nation presents Isley Brothers, Delfonics, New Stylistics in Concert

Live Nation Presents a Live Nation/NYCB Theatre at Westbury Production:

3 Legendary Groups – Isley Brothers, Delfonics, New Stylistics sharing one stage live performed in the full round at the renowned NYCB Theatre at Westbury, NY on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 from 7PM-10PM EDT.  Be sure to sign up for this concert on Facebook here.

William “Poogie” Hart & The Delfonics and La La Records, LLC are delighted to announce a concert taking place on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 from 7PM-10PM EDT at NYCB Theatre at Westbury (New York) starring live in the full round …

  • William ‘Poogie’ Hart & The Delfonics
  • Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics
  • The Isely Brothers (feat. Ronald & Ernie Isley)

NEW: View a video about this concert on our YouTube channel here

(Pre-sale tickets began Wed. 9/14/2016 at 10AM EDT [code: SPOTLIGHT] and general ticket sales began Friday 9/16/2016 at 10AM EDT.)

Concert is “in-the-round” (rotating stage) and no seat in the theatre is more than 60 feet from the stage!

***Purchase your tickets 3 different ways:

  • By visiting the website for Live Nation Concerts (Live Nation Concerts is a division of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.)
  • By calling Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 (this is a 24/7 automated, voice recognition telephone system) or Ticketmaster Customer Service at 800-745-3000 (this is to speak with a phone representative between the hours of 9AM and 6PM Monday to Saturday and 12PM and 6PM on Sunday.)  (Ticketmaster is also a division of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.)
  • By visiting the NYC Theatre at Westbury box office in person

***More details on this exciting concert are available at:

Be sure to also check out hot new singles from La La Records now available in our online music store and on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play, iHeartRadio, Tidal and many other fine music stores.  These new singles include:

William “Poogie” Hart’s La La Records – Proudly bringing to you “The New Sound of Philadelphia.”

Official poster courtesy of Live Nation/NYCB Theatre at Westbury:

Live Nation Presents Isley Brothers, Delfonics, New Stylistics in Westbury
Live Nation Presents Isley Brothers, Delfonics, New Stylistics in Westbury

Delfonics, New Stylistics, Chi-Lites at St. George Theatre – 1/14/2017

Original Delfonics, New Stylistics, Chi-Lites in Concert

Live Nation Presents a St. George Theatre Production:

Purchase your tickets today for you and your family to see 3 legendary, iconic groups sharing the stage in one spectacular event – The original Delfonics with William ‘Poogie’ Hart, The New Stylistics with Russell Thompkins, Jr., and The Chi-Lites with Marshall Thompson – live in concert Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 8 PM EDT (doors open 7 PM EDT) at the beautiful and historic St. George Theatre in Staten Island, NY.

This is a very special event you won’t want to miss … tickets for this concert can be purchased via Ticketmaster’s website here or by calling Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 (24/7) or Ticketmaster Customer service at 800-745-3000 (to speak to a phone representative Monday-Saturday 9AM to 6PM and Sunday 12PM to 6PM).  (Ticketmaster is a division of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.)  You can also purchase tickets via the St. George Theatre box office at 718-442-2900.

To view and sign-up for this event on Facebook please click here, here, or here.

To view this concert on Live Nation’s main website (Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.; including a link to Ticketmaster) please visit here.

To view this concert on the website for St. George Theatre, please visit here.

To view this concert on Songkick please visit here.

To view this concert on Eventful please visit here.

To view this concert on Bandsintown please visit here and here.

To view this concert on ReverbNation please visit here.

Visit the official Chi-Lites website here, the official Delfonics/La La Records website here, and the official New Stylistics website here.

Be sure to purchase your tickets today before this one-of-a-kind show is completely sold out … we hope to see you at the concert!

Official poster courtesy of St. George Theatre:

Delfonics, New Stylistics, Chi-Lites at St. George Theatre
Delfonics, New Stylistics, Chi-Lites at St. George Theatre

(credit for New Stylistics poster in cover photo: Colton Thomas)

William Hart Conversation with Stockade Promotions Radio

William Hart Conversation with Stockade Promotions Radio

William ‘Poogie’ Hart’s Delfonics & La La Records, LLC are delighted to announce that music legend William Hart will be the featured guest on Saturday, December 24th, 2016 from 3 PM to 5 PM Eastern Standard Time (8 PM to 10 PM GMT) on “The Live Conversation Show” with DJ 10Star General on Stockade Promotions Radio, a Reggae radio station based in London U.K. (website: http://stockadepromotions.co.uk/).
Stream the interview live by visiting any of the following URL’s:
http://www.stockadepromotions.co.uk/listen-live (The “Listen Live” link from their website)
http://stockade.fastcast4u.com/ (The Stockade Radio Player)
http://tunein.com/radio/Stockade-Radio-s199050/ (The radio station’s TuneIn page; also accessible on mobile devices!)

Please note that there is also a mobile phone application available for Stockade Radio in the iTunes App Store (compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch – requires iOS 7.1 or later).

Be sure to also visit the Stockade Promotions Radio chatroom here: http://www.stockadepromotions.co.uk/chat-room

*** Also simulcasting on the following stations: E2OnAir (New York) / reggaewave Radio (Uk) / Rockers Corner Radio (Detroit Michigan) / Storm Vibes Radio (Houston Texas) Goldern Tunes Radio (New York) / StingFm (West Palm Beach Florida) ***

(Official poster courtesy of TenstarGeneral StockadeRadio HQ​ / StockadeRadio GeneralCulture​. Extra special thanks to Omar Bishop​)

Love First Entertainment Team Visits William ‘Poogie’ Hart of the Delfonics

Love First Entertainment Team Visits William 'Poogie' Hart of the Delfonics

William ‘Poogie’ Hart and the Delfonics and La La Records family are thankful to CEO Kwame Dickerson and cinematographer Nana Adom Jr. from the Love First Entertainment team for visiting and working with music legend William ‘Poogie’ Hart in Philadelphia on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. 

Be sure to visit Love First Entertainment on Facebook here.

Please stay tuned to lots of exciting news in the coming months ahead!

*** All photos courtesy of Kwame Dickerson and Love First Entertainment.  Visit them online at: http://lovefirstentertainment.com/ ***