Art Basel Guide 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach began in 2002. 15 years later, it’s a 2 week-long holiday. Art exhibitions slowly diffused out of the Miami Convention Center to Wynwood, Little Haiti, Liberty City, Overtown, and Hialeah. The South Beach art scene is exclusive. Local creatives made their own platforms outside of SoBe to display what they define…

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Art: Tawny Chatmon

Tawny Chatmon is a Tokyo-born photography-based artist. She started her creative journey as a commercial photographer then began exploring further after capturing the effects of prostate cancer on her father. Delving deep she experimented with collages, paint, and hand-drawn illustration while showing underrepresented beauty in different series. All images courtesy of Tawny Chatmon    …

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Listen: Barry Jenkins & DJ Candlestick chop and screw Grizzly Bear.

Chopped and Screwed indie rock? Yes. Barry Jenkins, director of Moonlight, and DJ Candlestick chopped and screwed Grizzly Bear’s 2009 and 2017 albums, Veckatimest and Painted Ruins. The album Purple Veckatimest/Painted ruins (CHOPNOTSLOP) features 23 remixed tracks combining different worlds. The chopped and screwed sound, made popular by DJ Screw, originated in Houston, Texas 30 years ago. With this…

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Music Finds: Marco McKinnis

17 year old Virginia native, Marco McKinnis, croons on My Own, a song addressing his ex.

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Woman Wednesday: Music You Need to Listen To 

Music post featuring female musicians like Sophia, Joyce Wrice, Gaby Duran, Savannah Cristina and Iconika.

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Sample Saturday: Death & Taxes by Daniel Caesar

    Daniel Caesar is a Canadian Soul/R&B singer and songwriter. He is known for his slow ballad “Get You” featuring Kali Uchis. Before releasing his debut studio album Freudian last month, Caesar released Pilgrim’s Paradise – a seven-song EP featuring my favorite track “Death & Taxes”. No matter what we go through in life we can’t avoid…

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Woman Wednesday: The Evolution of Kelis

Kelis Rogers is a singer, songwriter, chef, and muse from Harlem, NY. The “first girl to scream on a track” stepped onto the music scene when her raspy vocals touched the hook of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Got Your Money.  As a singer, she explores R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, and EDM. As a chef who graduated from the Le Cordon…

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Music: Mndsgn “Starving” (Iman Omari Remix)

ImanOmari’s remix to Mndsgn “Starving” featured on ‘Inedia’ The track contains samples of Iman Omari’s “Sun Ray (Look Of Love)” and MoRuf & Iman Omari’s “Clutch!” The original version appears on Mndsgn’s ‘Breatharian’

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Brief Photo History of Racial Protests in Sports

This stand wasn’t for me. This is because I’m seeing things happen to people that don’t have a voice, people that don’t have a platform to talk and have their voices heard, and effect change. So I’m in the position where I can do that and I’m going to do that for people that can’t.…

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