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…

Read More

Meet Aaron J. Jackson, A Mastermind from Liberty City

Aaron J. Jackson is a 21-year old Miami based photographer who specializes in street photography and photojournalism. He sheds light on the black Miami experience overshadowed by the materialism of nightlife. How did you get into photography? When I look back I was always into visual things. My cousin put me on to Tumblr and I saw…

Read More

Short Film: Papa Machete

I had the honor of seeing Papa Machete at Homeless, a pop-up exhibit located in Miami. The exhibit curated by Axel Void featured local and international artists ranging from film to watercolor on canvas. Papa Machete takes the viewer on a voyage to Jacmel, Haiti where Alfred Avril teaches the Haitian art of machete fencing also known…

Read More

Local Music: “Only Us” by Freddie Grahamz

  Freddie Grahamz cruises the Miami streets in his latest video for “Only Us”. Grahamz’ sophomore mixtape, Goldmouth, is soon to be debuted. It follows the UpAllNite mixtape and short film. The upcoming mixtape features a BTS blog showing the making of the KIDEEZ remix and unreleased songs. In “Only Us” Grahamz displays his great storytelling ability…

Read More

Local Music: “Versace Mansion” by Xleoniduz

You can find satisfaction right here in Versace Mansion. Xleoniduz makes an ode to Miami’s own Versace Mansion. With a genre-defying beat and warped vocals, a new sound is coming from the up and coming artist. Listen to the track below.

Read More

Local Music: Xleoniduz and L.E.O collab in “Dade County”

Xleoniduz and L.E.O rap with Miami as their background. Within the video directed by Terence Price, Miami goes beyond Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue. King of Diamonds, Mama Lucy’s All Pro Ribs, and the Pork N’ Beans are highlighted. A different part of Miami is shown through the combination of video and photography.

Read More

“Tommy Vercetti freestyle” by Xleoniduz

Xleoniduz takes us back to 2002 Grand Theft Auto as he pays his dues to Tommy Vercetti. The Miami native freestyles on the relaxed beat with the beach as his background. The video is directed by Mxstermind.   Check out Xleoniduz’ new collab with l.e.other titled Dade County.   ***   Instagram: @Xleoniduz  Photo by Mxstermind.  …

Read More

Sample Saturdays: “Carol’s City” by Twelve’len

Twelve’len, now a solo act, is straight out of Carol City, FL. He released his debut album Friends a few months ago. Friends is dreamy, bubbly and colorful. The themes of friendship, relationships, and happy melodies make a fun, radiant album. “Carol’s City” is the breakdown of the tenth track “Girl from Nowhere”. It samples “Beam Ahh”, an…

Read More

Local Music: “Back Off” by Locree

“Back Off” is a track from Florida’s own Locree. It’s s a catchy single from the upcoming  EP  When Its Dark I See Stars. Check out more of Locree’s work on his soundcloud.  

Read More

Music Finds: Wopaveli EP – Tio

Tio released a 9-track EP 2 days ago. It features the track Waves. The production and lyrics are both heavily influenced by trap, perfect for a party or kick back. Check it out.

Read More