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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Music Finds: Marco McKinnis

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

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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…

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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…

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Barkley L. Hendricks dies at age 72

  Rest in Peace to the great Barkley L. Hendricks. He was a famous photographer and contemporary painter known for his portrayal of black subjects. He created works that displayed the unknown black experience through vivid colors and ideas. His work has been featured at the Studio Museum in Harlem, The National Gallery of Art,…

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signed, nostalgia.

I basically lived on blogs around 2008-2010 (especially Kanye’s old blog, Mobliving, Herfection  , and illroots). Around that time I started changing a lot from being comfortable with the norm to being against it. I found N*E*R*D on the Billionaire Boys Club blog and that was my gateway to the whole skateboard subculture that I’m in love…

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