We normally don’t post videos just because an artist put it out. Videos come out every day, and we frankly can’t keep up. But this is an exception! Santigold released the video for the lead single of the HBO soundtrack “Girls.” Watch!
In our chat backstage at SOB’s Curren$y tells me what it was like working with Thelonious Martin on the recently released “3 Piece Set” project. Known to be a fan of sneaker culture and fashion I also asked Curren$y which sneaker he would compare his last album to. The rapper also lets us in on which rapper is an inspiration to him.
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A few weeks ago, Naked Hearts hosted an intimate event to debut a short film titled A Love Affair, a film created to capture the essence of a Naked Hearts girl. The film, by AV Rockwell shows a young edgy girl on a typical day strolling through the streets of downtown NY and shows us the only guy who can capture her eye also rocks Naked Hearts. Yes, fellas, Naked Hearts is for the guys too–if you know how to rock em!
Read below for more on Naked Hearts and to check out photos from the event!Read More»
“Mamma Imma Make It” is no longer just a phrase for struggling artists & dreamers trying to make a name for themselves–its now being branded and packaged as a showcase series featuring underground artists in NYC.
Started by Samantha Alexandra this is the second showcase titled ‘Mamma Imma Make It’.
“The idea came from being bored in my summer classes and thinking of ways to make some money since I didn’t have time to work,” said Samantha.
“I thought a showcase would be something quick and easy, but everyday that I put together the ideas, I fell more in love with it. I know and have heard extremely talented artists and I just want to make sure they are seen and heard.”Read More»
They call him ‘young 5 figures,’ and with pieces ranging from $3,500 to $12,000 and showings in galleries from Harlem to Chelsea, this emerging artist is a clear example of being young and doing it.
Last week was the opening night for Atomic Vision, the exhibition of art pieces being shown at the Tria Gallery featuring artists Jay West, Ryan Cronin, and Johnny Taylor. The collection centers around hard-edged cartoon style paintings, and will be showing through January 7th. One of the featured artist, brought out an overwhelming large following to the debut night, his first gallery opening in Chelsea.
Sneaker pimps, the annual event where sneaker enthusiasts come to sell trade and simply bask in the ambience of a venue full of sneakers. It’s obvious that I’m far from a sneaker enthusiast but acts like Kendrick Lamar, Waka Flocka, Jim Jones, Stalley and newcomers Nyemiah Supreme and Kris Kasanova brought out music enthusiasts as well.
As I walked into the high line ballroom, my expectations weren’t too high, but I was immediately hit by the electricity of the crowd as headliner Kendrick Lamar took to the stage. This marked the fourth show in New York headlined by Lamar, and many in the audience proclaimed to have been at them all. Lamar also brought out ASAP Rocky and the rest the ASAP crew to perform ADHD.Read More»