Short Film: Trip by Jhene Aiko

Jhené Aiko released Trip, a surprise 22-track album on September 22nd. It features her daughter, Namiko Love, Kurupt, Mali Music, Brandy, Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd, and Big Sean.  Stream the album here. A short film with the shared name was also released. Within the short, the character Penny finds love in a stranger and embarks on a road […]

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Woman Wednesday: The Female DJ

The DJ industry is no longer male-dominated. As the meaning of Disc Jockey evolves, the gender behind it does the same. Here are some mixes from my favorite female DJs. There’s a mix for each mood; when you’re mellow, hype, or in between. Nothing New by Vashtie x Noumenon sunflowers & melancholy by Sasha Marie […]

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Short Film: Pumzi by Wanuri Kahiu

Kenya’s first Sci-Fi short   Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu takes us to a post-apocalyptic dystopia 35 years after WWIII. The Water War left a damaged earth with scarce water and no organic life. Within Pumzi, the Maitu community is contained with limited contact and is forced to conserve any trace of water. Through Afrofuturism, Kahiu makes the […]

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