CULTURE: 10 Facts About Playboy – Malcolm X, Marilyn Monroe, Miles Davis & More!

America’s Men’s Lifestyle and Entertainment Magazine was founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. 63 years after it’s birth, the famous publication that featured some very high profile nudes (among some great other things) will no longer publish images with nudity

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LISTEN: MobSquad Nard ft. G Herbo – “Outta Here”

It’s always exciting when two artists from the same camp work on something together. I remember the days of directing “Wave[s]” and the communal vibe Joey and I had, both being on Cinematic. I was excited to see MobSquad Nard

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THROWBACK: Kanye West – “All Falls Down” ft. Syleena Johnson (2004)

Kanye has been making instant classics since before Stacey Dash was making questionable speeches on National Television. Sometimes, I like to think back to the simpler days – like 12 years ago in 2004, when a young, Kim-free Kanye was

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DOIN’ IT WELL: 6 Simple Steps To Meditation

So, some of you may be like me – you heard about things like meditation, but the thought of mental relaxation sounds EXHAUSTING! Seriously! Find alone time to sit and clear your mind? Who actually has time for that?! I’m not

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New Cinematic Music You Should Be Listening To

One of the things I love about Cinematic is the diversity of its roster. That diversity was on display last week with a bunch of new music and videos. Check out G Herbo, MobSquad Nard, and Nyck Caution’s new stuff

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WATCH: At Home with Vashtie – Skincare Essentials

I’ve always focused on the importance of taking care of myself. From taking daily vitamins to my love affair with veggies, each day I strive to exercise habits and practices that will preserve my body and appearance. As a girl

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7 Things To Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

On this day we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King JR. I’m not sure where we’d be as a society if we never had Dr. King fighting for equal right and pushing for a better quality of

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LISTEN: Future Drops His Latest Mixtape, ‘Purple Reign’

If you have been following my blog, you may have gathered a sense that I am an old person with an old soul and new music wasn’t much of any jam to me. I mean, I started my 1992 Party

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THROWBACK: Vashtie Photographed by Suzette Lee

In 2010 , SUZETTE LEE  photographed me in my East Village apartment. From what I recall, it was a swift and fun shoot. Suzette took some of the best photographs I had ever seen of myself at that point and 6 years later, I

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GALLANT GAL: Iman – Supermodel, Business Woman & Activist

As the world is still reeling from the passing of creative genius David Bowie, I know I am…so, I wanted to take the time and recognize his beautiful super model wife for our version of #WCW – simply phrased “Gallant Gal”. Because

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