Staten Island Music

Recently, Youtuber JRG54 uploaded a few longform videos of the Staten Island Philharmonic performing from this summer

For a while now, Art on the Terrace has been hosting a very unique songwriter’s circle every last Monday of the month. This month’s event takes place on May 28th

But in researching this song, I was led to a 2005 NY Times article that told a much crazier story than just a couple of guys hopped up on SI pride.

Sergio Napoletano has been kicking around the SI music scene for a few years now, slowly refining and whittling down his signature sound until the music perfectly matches the emotional weight he throws behind it.

For the past couple of months, the Staten Island Advance’s online presence SILive.com has been rounding up the island’s best though a series of online reader polls. This morning the outlet revealed the winners in the “Best Hip Hop” category.