Category: CULTURE

The Influencers: Jony Ive Feature Image

JONY IVE LEAVES APPLE

After nearly two decades as Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive has decided to part ways with the mega brand. Under Ive’s guidance, Apple brought us several iterations of the iMac, iPad, iPhone and Macbook Pro. It is/was his design sense that created products million’s of people cannot put down, even if other brands present […]

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The Influencers: Rapsody Ibtihaj

RAPSODY & IBTIHAJ

Rapsody is one of the best rappers of this generation. Period. She has recently released the first clip, from her latest album, EVE. The project is dedicated to a plethora of great woman, with this track being named after fencer, Ibtihaj Muhammad, who was the first person to wear a Hijab in Olympic competition. Check […]

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The Influencers: Icaria Feat. Image

ICARIA

Icaria spins the Greek tale of Icarus on it’s head from a piece by Emmy-nominated director Fx Goby. The abstract visual features dancer Yandass as he uses contemporary and urban dance, to interpret a bass filled rhythmic composition from French composer, Clément Chassaing. Sit back and enjoy this brilliant piece of art!

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The Influencers Present: Nikia Phoenix

The Influencers Present: NIkia Phoenix

The Influencers Present: visual artist, Sean Fahie, and music producer, Dj 100 K! as they sit down for the How to be a Creative podcast series. On this episode, they sit with special guest, Nikia Phoenix! Tune in to hear her discuss her origins as a creative, her latest mural project and the motivation behind […]

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The Influencers Present: Octavian, BET

Bet on Octavian

This one took a while to cross the pond, but UK rapper, Octavian just dropped a chill banger! With Skepta and Michael Phantom along for the ride; This track gives you bars, bounce (and babes!). Check it all out in the clip above.

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The Influencers Twilight Zone: Point of Origin

THE TWILIGHT ZONE RECAP: “POINT OF ORIGIN”

When we meet Eve Martin (Gennifer Goodwin) at the top of this Twilight Zone episode, we find her floating through a life evoking 50’s era American privilege: a beautiful house with perfectly decorated interiors in a snowy, picturesque neighborhood. She is guiding event planners through the particulars of the “new parents” dinner she’s hosting for […]

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The Influencers: Blood Orange Hope feat Image

Blood Orange “Hope”

Dev Hynes, also known as “Blood Orange” (Harder to Google), dropped a sporadic, albeit amazing visual for his single, “Hope”. The song is a standout on his latest, critically acclaimed release, “Negro Swan”, and it also features vocals from songstress Tei Shi and the iconic Puff Daddy Combs. Click the link above to watch the […]

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The Influencers: Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus Gives You “More”

Flying Lotus is that black anime kid from high school that was also cool with all the drug dealers and basketball players. A Godfather of the beat scene, he teams up with famed director Shinichiro Watanabe to bring you the visuals for his latest single, “More”. The song features Anderson Paak, gliding over some Lotus’ […]

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The Influencers Present: Gui is 9

Gu Is 9 says “Bye” to Conformity

In a world where extreme gimmicks seem to be necessary for emerging artists; Emcee, Gu is 9 looks to show that the ordinary can be artistic…if you have the vision. Gu sits serenely, in a meditative vibe, while sampling his Lo Mein. All the while, his bars set the scene in the background. The visual […]

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The Influencers Present: Jaden Smith Omniverse

JADEN SMITH IS KANYE WEST

In a move that only makes sense, Jaden Smith will play an alternate reality version of Kanye West in a new television series. Each episode will explore Kanye’s life if major events never occurred. What if Ye never met Jay? What if Kanye never crashed the whip or met Kim Kardashian? The series, dubbed “Omniverse” […]

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