Category: CULTURE

The Influencers: Bandcamp Vinyl

Bandcamp to release artist vinyl in 2019

The independent music distribution website Bandcamp made a major announcement this week…Before the end of 2019, artists will have the option to press their releases to vinyl! This savvy decision comes off of a year where wax sales have toppled those of cds and new vinyl collectors are being made every day. Bandcamp, known for […]

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The Influencers: HBO Native Son Review

NATIVE SON: MODERNIZING A LITERARY CLASSIC.

Note: Spoilers Ahead.Suzan-Lori Parks and Rashid Johnson’s contemporary reimagining of Richard Wright’s classic novel Native Son has landed on HBO, months after premiering at Sundance. Like the novel, the film tells the story of Bigger Thomas (played by Moonight’s Ashton Sanders), a young black man living in Chicago who takes a job as a driver with a […]

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The Influencers: Donald Glover Adidas

DOnALD GLOVER, ADIDAS & Monique

Donald Glover released not one, but THREE pairs of shoes in his first collaboration with Adidas. He and his Wolf + Rothstein team. Has promoted the launch covertly and with little fanfare. One of these drops was the first of two vignettes that were posted to youtube with no announcement. The clip features veteran comedienne, […]

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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 Present: Widows

WIDOWS: A Heist Film For This Era.

Heist films have been apart of American Cinema since the spaghetti westerns ruled the roost, and the love affair audiences have with them has never waned. We were given a dose of post Vietnam trauma along with the big score in Dead Presidents. We witnessed an unconventional love story with a smooth soundtrack hidden beneath […]

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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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The Influencers Present: Gu and the Homies Vol. 1

Gu is 9 hangs with Dj 100 K!

On the cusp of a new live event and right after his latest music video release; Emcee, Gu is 9 has a Google Hangout with The Influencers founder, Dj 100 K! Listen in as they discuss Gu’s background ,the meaning behind his music and what lies ahead! Gu and the homies Vol. 1 will be […]

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The Influencers Present: Jennifer Chung

Jennifer Chung Made a Bop!

We’re just learning about this song from Influencer staple Gu is 9, but this video is definitely worth your time. R&B songstress Jennifer Chung takes a trip with rapper, Joules to discover that you don’t need much, when you have love. The song was produced by Sam Ock and the clip was directed by Polly […]

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