William Hart/Delfonics & Patti LaBelle Live In Concert

William “Poogie” Hart and The Delfonics will be performing along with Patti LaBelle in Pennsylvania live in concert in February, 2018 at the President’s Day Weekend Getaway.

Visit online for complete details: https://soulnationevents.com/presidents-day-weekend-getaway/ 

Sign up for this event on the Official Delfonics Facebook page

Presented by Soul Nation Events

William Hart & Delfonics at Tropicália Music & Taco Festival

Attention WEST COAST DELFONICS FANS:


Come out and see MUSIC LEGEND WILLIAM “POOGIE” HART & THE DELFONICS performing their GRAMMY-WINNING CLASSIC “DIDN’T I (BLOW YOUR MIND THIS TIME”), along with classics including “BREAK YOUR PROMISE,” “LA-LA – MEANS I LOVE YOU” “READY OR NOT,” and much more on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at the Tropicália Music & Taco Festival in Long Beach, CA.

Also performing will be IVY QUEEN, EVELYN “CHAMPAGNE” KING, BRENTON WOOD, and numerous other acts.  
Tickets: http://www.queenmary.com/events/calendar-of-events/
Details/Official Event Poster: http://www.tropicaliafest.com/

Click the link below to read the official Tropicália 2017 Press Release in PDF format (courtesy of: Mariluz González/ Vesper Public Relations):

Official Press Release (PDF Format)


(Post Photo Credits: Piano: © Omar Bishop 2017; Live: © Jeff Moore 2017)

William Hart & Delfonics to Perform at 2017 Summertime Symphonies in Bronx, NY

Come see music legend William “Poogie” Hart & The Delfonics along with The Chiclettes live in concert on Monday evening, 8/28/17 at the 2017 Summertime Symphonies in the Bronx, NY.

*** New: Sign-up for this exciting event on Facebook here.

Presented by NYS Senator Jeff Klein, you won’t want to miss this very special FREE CONCERT – bring the entire family and please be sure to remember to bring your folding/lawn chairs, supplies, and blankets!

The Chiclettes will open the concert at 7 PM EST, followed by William “Poogie” Hart & The Delfonics.

Location: Veteran’s Memorial Park, Bronx, NY – Throggs Neck Expwy, btwn Ellsworth & Schley Avenues, Bronx, NY, 10465
(Rain Location: Lehman H.S., 3000 E. Tremont Ave.)

Additional details coming very soon!

La-La (Means I Love You) by Delfonics Has Gone Viral on SoundCloud

William “Poogie” Hart’s Delfonics and La La Records are delighted to announce that the classic William Hart-penned hit song “La-La (Means I Love You)” has gone ‘viral’ on SoundCloud; having achieved upwards of 18,000 plays and is growing by the day.  We thank our fans greatly for all of their love and support

(Photo Credit: Jeff Moore 2017)

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:

 

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/ ***

 

Presenting “Official Delfonics Radio” – 24/7 Streaming All The Hits

Exciting News from William ‘Poogie’ Hart’s Original Delfonics and La La Records – Check out “Official Delfonics Radio” – To hear 24/7 streaming Internet Radio featuring The Delfonics & additional La La Records recording artists along with more of your favorites including John Legend, Kanye West, The-Dream, Spinners, Jay-Z, Jackson Five, Manhattans, Mariah Carey, Taylor Dayne, Christina Aguilera, When in Rome, The Cover Girls, Alicia Keys, Michael Jackson, Stylistics, Usher, Mary J. Blige, and much more – Please be sure to visit here.