THROWBACK: Monica – “The First Night”

Monica was such a positive young role model for the ladies. This song discusses her stance on not giving up the boo-tay on the first night. I loved this fun video and the gap-styled wardrobe. Such good vibes.


Muse: Gwen Stefani


Birthplace: Fullerton, California

Birthdate: October 3, 1969

As an actress, singer-songwriter, fashion designer and  judge on The Voice, is there anything Gwen Stefani hasn’t done?

Born in Fullerton, California, Gwen Stefani got her start in 1986 as she became the lead singer for No Doubt. It wasn’t until their third album, Tragic Kingdom, which featured “Don’t Speak” that the band became popular.


In 2004, the successful band took a break and Gwen kicked off her solo career. Inspired by Japanese culture and the sounds of hip-hop, the former rock songstress released L.A.M.B (Love.Angel.Music.Baby). Her debut album featured the hit singles “What You Waiting For?” and “Hollaback Girl”.

In 2006, she followed up L.A.M.B with the release of The Sweet Escape. After winning numbers awards, releasing a fashion line, starting a family, and reuniting with No Doubt, Gwen Stefani is now a judge on  The Voice.


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WATCH: Abby Wambach’s Journey from Rochester to the World Stage- Directed by Va$htie

Check out the video below directed by yours truly and Guy Blelloch for VICE Sports.

In the inaugural episode of VICE Sports Shorts, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team star Abby Wambach returns home to Rochester, New York to visit her old high school, meet the girls who play on a field christened in her name, and revisit the setbacks that fuel her competitive drive going into the 2015 FIFA World Cup.


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