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…

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…

Short Film: Know the Ledge by Ibra Ake 

Love and pastelles.                                  Know the Ledge is a modern silent film presented by Union Los Angeles. In sunny South Central Los Angeles, a couple spends their first day together. Ibra Ake, photographer and creative director of Childish Gambino’s Royalty…

Michael Jackson released the single “Bad” 30 years ago today.

Michael Jackson: Bad – An In Depth Review Imagine releasing the highest selling album of all time that pushed forward the boundaries of pop music and having to follow it up? What seems like a hard task comes off as effortless for Jackson, it was almost if impossible didn’t exist to him, throughout his career,…

Happy Birthday Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter was born in Houston, Texas on September 4, 1981. She’s one of the greatest entertainers alive. Her music has evolved over the years as she sticks to the themes of womanhood. I’m a proud member of the Beyhive. Here are some of my favorites from Queen Bey: Kitty Kat Green Light Suga…

Digital Nas x Illroots

Shot by Jack Dalton Directed by Payton Arriaga and Jack Dalton Without the producer’s work, catchy lyrics are not as…catchy.  Digital Nas is an Atlanta-based record producer best known for working with Lil Yachty. Watch Digital Nas talk about his journey and making a beat in 6 minutes as he teams up with Illroots.

Short Film: Valley of a Thousand Hills

This short documentary by Jess Colquhoun follows Andile Msomi and his friends to their first competition, where the most important thing is not to win but to enjoy the ride. Skateboarding evolved from surfing and it continues to expand, develop, and affect different lives. Throughout the years it has spread to different neighborhoods, ethnicities, and continents….

New Month: Try Something New

Setting an intention is like drawing a map of where you wish to go — it becomes the driving force of your higher consciousness. Without an intention there is no map, and you’re just driving down a road with no destination in mind. – Chandresh Bhardwaj Start off September the right way. An intention is defined as an…

Woman Wednesday: Kenricka Ox

    Kenricka was featured previously in an Art Feature back in 2015. She is a visual artist now based in New York City. Her artwork stems from a sociological perspective. With digital animations fit for Adult Swim, she documents her thoughts, the demons that we face, the current generation and the society that has molded…