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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Ryan Destiny

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to a new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, task-oriented and in 2020, we’re here for it. On Wednesday’s we celebrate not only a woman we’re crushing on, but a

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We’ve Gathered The Best Essential Oils For Deep Sleep

To find yourself in a deep sleep that gives you ample rest and provides you bursts of morning energy can be an exhausting task. Sure, there are sleep aids and OTC medications but there are other alternatives to helping you

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#BeautyTipTuesday: This is Why Facials Are Important (and needed)

What does it mean to have good clean skin in 2020? If you flip through the latest issue of Allure or browse the home page of your favorite blog or scroll down your YouTube page, it means you need a

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Artist To Watch: Kaash Paige

Kaash Paige is turning ears with her honest lyrics and unique sound. Listening to her debut it’s not hard to catch the intimate moments and vulnerability that sparked the title of her EP, Parked Car Convos. The project name, a

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Ever Wonder How Lingerie Got So Mainstream?

  Usually, your typical lingerie getup includes garter belts, stockings, corsets and more used to be reserved for “special occasions.” In a time where dressing sexy was more for those viewing it than those wearing it, women were not actively

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#ThrowbackThursday: 3 Hip Hop Print Magazines We Really Miss

There was a time when print magazines were the height of cultural influence. Through monthly subscriptions and seedy magazine shops, readers would indulge in the glossy pages getting the latest in fashion trends, music gossip, and hottest album releases. The

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#MondayMotivation: Digital Detoxing for Mind and Body Balance

  The words “Digital Detox” may evoke negative feelings or emotions, but we promise exactly the opposite after a digital cleanse. The way the world works these days being digitally plugged in is more a need than a want. With

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Here’s Why We’re Excited For Hip Hop Evolution’s Season 4

Hip Hop Evolution is back for season 4 and we, along with the rest of the hip hop lovers out there, could not be more thrilled. If you haven’t been following this enlightening docu-series along for the past 3 seasons

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Ever Wonder How New Yorkers Keep Warm?

  It is officially C-O-L-D  outside. Just the thought of stepping out into the frigidly numb air in the morning can be overwhelming and enough to make you say “not today” to any task or activity, but unfortunately work, school

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Your Moon Sign

Ever wondered why you don’t completely relate to your zodiac sign? Well, we are complex and complicated beings with layers. We react to events, seasons and people differently, so it makes perfect sense that our personalities have layers too. In

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4 Things We Learned From Mac Miller’s Circles

  The release of Circles brought fans back into Mac Miller’s world; a world full of jazzy instrumentals, thought-provoking lyrics, heartache and life lessons. Circles picked right up where 2018’s Swimming left off and true fans won’t be disappointed in

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#FitnessFriday: Add Boxing into Your Gym Routine at Overthrow Boxing Club

  Though the sign clearly states Boxing Club, from the street view of Overthrow you might get the impression that it’s a cool hangout spot, and that thought wouldn’t be totally far from home. Truth is Overthrow Boxing Club is

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The History Of Skate Culture and Its Iconic Skate Shoes

True skater culture has become somewhat nostalgic now but during the time of its rise, several shoes emerged and became iconic. Skate culture dates back to the early ’70s and has deep roots in California, where surfers made a move

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Keep These 3 Things In Mind When Creating The Perfect Home Office for 2020

No matter what your profession a home office can be a true game-changer for you and your 2020 goals. Delegating space in your home (or room) just for work can help you focus and direct all your attention to the

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What To Wear For A Chill Day At Home

Now that the holidays are officially over nothing sounds better than relaxing at home. With all of the travel and visiting you’ve been doing over the last couple of months, you deserve a little R&R on your own couch. Over

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Hair Accessories For Every NYE Look

2019 was a big year for accessories and hair accessories, in particular, became trendy and popular again. It only makes sense since we are ending a decade of which ordinate hair accessories began. This year we saw bobby pins and

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Why You Need A Goal Journal This Year

The end of the year is a time for reflection on our actions, decisions, and choices of the year we’re leaving behind. But the end of this year is different because we aren’t just ending the year, we are ending

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5 Face Masks To Make Your Makeup Look Flawless

The benefits of a good skincare routine are no secret and for those who daily or occasionally wear makeup, a good skincare routine can make all the difference. Professional and amateur MUA’s know that the best way to start any

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These 5 Vegan Snacks Will Transform Your Party

Hands down the best part of the holidays are the parties and the food. Getting together with friends and family while the appetizers are passed around or strewn about the house has a cozy, warm and holiday feeling to it.

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10 Fragrances To Give and Get This Holiday Season

There is something so “holiday” about perfumes and colognes around this time of year. Maybe it’s nostalgic, I mean the holiday shopping in the fragrance section of department stores has been portrayed in almost every Christmas movie and Tv holiday

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Baby Phat Relaunches Just In Time For The Holidays

Growing up in the early 2000’s the curvy cat logo that adorned trendy velour suits, low rise jeans, chain belts and more was unmistakable, and now after 10 years, it’s back for a full millennial-gen-z relaunch. Earlier this year designer

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These Pampering Gifts Make Any Day Feel Like A Spa Day

It’s the season of gifts and gift-giving and you’re at a loss for what to get your friends and family. You could be safe and go with gift cards or be practical and go with hats, scarves, socks etc. While

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#WellnessWednesday: Should You Get Into Vitamins? The Tips You Need To Know First

Remember those colorful, chewy and sometimes gummy Flintstones vitamins you used to take as a kid? Growing up it was important to include vitamins in your diet but as we got older the notion of consuming 1 or more vitamins

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Heres How Your Favorite Boots, Timberlands, Rose To Icon Status

There are a few shoes that have reached icon status and continue to hold their spot in fashion and hip-hop culture. But none have quite hit the status of the Timberland boot. Originally intended for the blue-collar workers of North

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These 3 Types of Meditations Will Start Your Day Off Right

Meditation is something you can practice anytime and anywhere, but did you know that there are significant benefits to meditating in the morning? Clearing your head in the morning, even before getting out of bed, can set the tone for

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Get Cozy This December With These 5 Great Reads

D.E.A.R. For those of you who may not remember those 4 letters, turned acronym, stand for Drop Everything And Read. D.E.A.R time isn’t just about reading; it’s about getting lost in a really good book. The kind of book you

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The Mini Guide To Rocking A Mini Bag

Like it or love it mini bags are here to stay. What began as an impractical trend has far surpassed its 15 minutes of fame and has now been solidified as a wardrobe staple. The small purse trend that stems

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It’s True, Your Favorite Artist Owns a Creative Agency

Music has always played well with other art forms like fashion, photography, and film. Back in the day, it was pretty common to see your favorite singer trying out their acting chops in an upcoming film or modeling as the

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Step Your Coat Game Up This Season With These 7 Coat Styles

Year, after year wardrobes have succumbed to the cold and styles, have been sacrificed for warmth through subzero commutes. Traditional outerwear trends and winter gear like sleeping bag coats, snow pants, and fleece scarves have always seen us through brutal

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Trust Us, Add an Empath to Your Friend Circle.

Wellness is generally thought of in terms of mental and physical health but the one form we often forget is emotional health. In thinking of emotional health, the term empath comes to mind. You may never have heard the word

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Yasiin Bey Brings New Album Negus To Brooklyn Museum

Earlier this month Yasiin Bey aka as Mos Def quietly debuted his new album Negas (pronounced neh-goose) as a multi-media installation at the Brooklyn Museum. Over the years Mos Def has given us profound lyrics with blended sounds of rock

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These 7 Cool and Comfortable Outfits are Perfect For Your Thanksgiving Travels

Braving the airports and train stations during the busiest travel time of year can be brutal. The last thing you want to think about is delays and travel drama but should they occur you’ll want to be ready with a

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But, What REALLY Goes Into Having a Friendsgiving?

What is Friendsgiving? You’ve probably heard the term by now but what does it mean and do we really need it? Friendsgiving is the fellowship and sharing of food amongst close friends. It often occurs before Thanksgiving and yes we

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Kehlani Drops New Single, “You Know Wassup” And Define Todays Era of R&B

  Despite many opposing opinions, music should evolve and adapt to changing times. Keeping that in mind, it’s safe to say that we are currently living in an era of contemporary-alternative R&B. Over the years the sound of rhythm and

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Virgil Abloh’s New Louis Vuitton 2054 Line is Exactly What Our Closet Needs

Virgil is at it again and this time around he’s dropping a futuristic collection of clothing and accessories for his Louis Vuitton 2054 line. The collection is all about garments for the fashionable nomad of the future, or more specifically

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The Influence of B.A.P.S on Long Nails

Ok let’s talk nails. The nail industry has been lit for the better part of 2019 and that’s a fact. Thanks to rappers like Cardi B, Meg Thee Stallion and celebs/models the world was reintroduced to long acrylic nails but

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Why We’re Patiently Waiting For A Kids See Ghosts Sequal

There has been a lot of speculation of a sequel since the summer 2018 release of Kids See Ghosts, the album by creative duo Kid Cudi and Kanye West. The album marked a milestone in hip-hop history, as a creative

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These Vegetarian Comfort Foods To Keep You Full and Warm

Comfort food is food that provides a nostalgic sentimental value. It’s the food we think of to warm our souls and stomachs during the colder months or after a long day at work. Sometimes it reminds us of a place

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This Year’s Halloween Edition of the 1992 Party Brought Tricks and Treats

This Halloween our downtown sweetheart threw an epic edition of The 1992 party for her favorite holiday. Vashtie and crew tore it down at Schimanski in Williamsburg and the turn out was incredible. Some came in costumes ready to show

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After 2 Seasons Here’s Why We’re Still Watching POSE

The hit Fx show, Pose is well into  Season 2 but if you are new to the series you can catch all the drama of Season 1 while it is currently streaming on Netflix. Pose first crept onto our screens

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