ART, ARTISTS, MUSIC, THINK & LEARN

How SZA Reimagines the Glory of Black Femininity

“Black Girl Magic”.  A contemporary phrase that addresses the brilliance and power that black women around the world embody, these three seemingly simple words honor the enduring trials and tribulations of being both black and female in societal structures developed by racism and patriarchal definition.  Being existentially a minority within a minority, the media ( […]

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ART

Pop Star Love; Al Futura’s Newest Creative Adventure 

Atlanta based photographer Al Futura is expanding his talents into fashion now with his new clothing line “Pop Star Love”. Al has spoken about in the past wanting to expand his creativity from just photography and this seems like the perfect time to do it. The first release from his line is tonight at 7. […]

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EDITORIALS

YouTube Diss Tracks and the Rap Game

We’ve come a long way from the days of east coast – west coast rivalry; Tupac hurling witty bars at Biggie through and the latter lobbing back at equal nuance and full force. Diss tracks have since then evolved from the impassioned and spiteful back-and-forths between rappers over skills and copyright issues. Now they’ve essentially […]

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DESIGNERS, FASHION

Following up with WAVES founder Tobi Odeyale

Nearly a year ago we sat down with Tobi Odeyale, founder of prospering self-made brand WAVES. Odeyale discussed his inspiration behind creating the brand, when he became interested in clothes, and his creative process. At the time he was running WAVES through instagram but since then has officially started an online store. Currently, the Staten […]

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ART

YTK delivers impressive debut album “Jimmymac”

YTK is one of Baltimore’s many on the rise artists successfully putting himself on the music industry map. After releasing singles such as “Two Shoes”, “Bodiless” and “Candace” his debut album Jimmymac has finally surfaced. Jimmymac is a compilation of relatable, thought provoking scenarios paired up with oh-so smoothly produced beats, skillfully crafted lyrics and comical […]

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ART, ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, THINK & LEARN

Getting to know NYC based artistic collective “The Creatrix Haus”

Passionate and insightful with talent ranging from writing to pretty much everything out there briefly captures the empowering essence of “The Creatrix Haus”. The collective is composed of artistically as well as intellectually equipped individuals hailing from the inner boroughs of the bustling New York City. The group expresses themselves through nearly every medium of […]

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MUSIC

RADICULE- HIT MY LINE/ONE LAST TIME

Out from the deep depths of NYC comes a talented, young beat-maker that goes by the name of Radicule. His talents deliver a wide variety of lo-fi, vapor-wave, boom bap sounds, continuing to provide vibrant, trippy beats and images for all who indulge. Check out his new track “Hit My Line/One More Time” below.

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ART

Holiday releases colorful second collection 

Nick Lenzini, the owner and founder of streetwear clothing and accessories brand, Holiday — which was formerly known as Staybroke — just released his second Holiday collection on the 4th of July. After the successful release of his Easter collection, which was his first under the name Holiday, Nick is back with an even bigger collection that consists […]

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MUSIC

Drexon Fargo will be here, FOREVER

Maryland rapper and designer, Drexon Fargo, has returned after a year off from music to remind the world that he is here to stay forever, with his latest EP, FARGO FOREVER. The artist brings a new sound with this project, which includes a feature with world renown artist, XXXTentacion. Take a listen to the project […]

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ART, FILM, MUSIC

YTK drops visual for “Bodiless”

The DMV area is steadily thriving in the aspect of art. Baltimore native and artist apart of creative collective Arvada, YTK, delivered his subtle yet visually pleasing video for his song “Bodiless”, cleverly entitled as such correlating to the statement in the description box, “I think I’m bodiless, because I’ll always be ahead”. The artist […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Native Youth – BODY TALK [MUSIC VIDEO]

Indigenous to the city of Miami, alternative R&B singer, Native Youth has delivered a video to her debut track, Body Talk. The track is featured on her debut EP, Polarized. Native Youth takes an unorthodox approach to her R&B singing style, hence the alternative title. She describes herself as alternative because of the way her music blends and […]

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EDITORIALS, FILM

17 year old filmmaker, Muhammed Malik, opens up about the art of film, the impact of youth in the creative realm, and his latest project, “Godspeed”

As technology continues to grow by the second, and such things as cellular device cameras becoming “industry standard”, more and more people are now able to capture beautiful shots and create astonishing visuals with nothing but an iPhone and the right applications. However, what is not available at your local Apple Store or available on […]

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