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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: Kanye West Coachella Sunday Service

Kanye’s Coachella Moment: His Spiritual Redemption

I was grocery shopping on a Sunday, chilling in my vintage Easter addition Kyrie 2’s…and while waiting in line, decided to scroll through twitter. I open the app and immediately notice that #Kanye was trending higher than #Easter. I shrugged, lamenting on the current status of the world and proceeded to buy my food. I […]

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The Influencers: Sesame Street and Kaytranada

Kaytranada, Common & Big Bird?

So on first listen, it was apparent that these are Kaytranda drums…on a Seasme Street commercial. Initially, I thought that Sesame Street’s music supervisor is just in the know, but it turns out that Kaytradamus made this joint exclusively for the commercial! That’s a look. Common does what they pay Common to do and Rapper […]

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The Influencers: Lil Miquela

This Robot? Has More Followers tHan You

Some of you may know about Lil’ Miquela and some of you may not. For the uniformed, she is the first 100 percent, digitally created, influencer (second digital model, after @Shudu.Gram) who has over 1.5 million followers. What started out as a thought experiment, has now become a weird sign of the times and now […]

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The Influencers Present: Jordan Peele The Twilight Zone

THE TWILIGHT ZONE: JORDAN PEELE’S NEW TAKE ON THE CLASSIC ANTHOLOGY SERIES

In 1959, writer Rod Serling invited audiences to take a weekly trip to a fifth dimension, a “middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.” He called that dimension The Twilight Zone, and tales ranging from weird to the truly horrifying entertained audiences for five seasons. Serling opened and closed every episode with […]

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The Influencers: Stan Lee

Because You Demanded It: How Stan Lee Changed The World.

In the summer of 1984, I lived on a military base in Honolulu, Hawaii with my parents and younger brother. We had a banana tree in our backyard, and a line of thin hedges separated us from a large field which was dominated by some crumbling stone structure. We never figured out what was, but […]

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The Influencers Present: Queendom !

Enter the Queendom!

    This group is a force to be reckoned with in Atlanta’s ever evolving hip hop scene. Meet Queendom!     1. So who is Queendom? Who are the group members and how did you all meet?     The Queendom is 2 boss ass bitches that are about to fuck your shit up […]

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The Influencers Present: Ekow Nimako

The Incredible Lego Sculptures of Ekow Nimako

There are barely words. The lego based, sculpture work of artist, Ekow Nimako is something that has to be seen, to be believed. This man is blessed.

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