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Fashion Brand Gucci Vows To Go Fur-Free in 2018

Most fashion lines communicates their influence in the fashion world effortlessly. Gucci has been a staple for other fashion companies for almost 100 years. However, the brand recently announced it will be banning one of its most popular fabric forever,

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Rapper Princess Nokia To Racist: “The Soup Is On YOU!”

“I be damned if I let some drunk bigot call a group of young teenage boys racist names and allow him to get away with it”. A tweet from NYC rapper Princess Nokia after a video of herself went viral.

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A$AP Ferg delivers the visual for ‘”Plain Jane”

Back i n August, A$AP  Mob member  A$AP Ferg not only contributed to Cozy Tapes Vol.2 but he also released his second mix-tape entitled Still Striving. Amongst the mix-tape, there were many singles that caught our attention like Nasty, Mad Man, East Coast

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Round Two officially opens up it’s third location in New York

If you remember back to earlier this year, we gave you some insight into a store that not only has been responsible for satisfying our  street-style desires and sneaker-heads alike, but also our entertainment needs every Sunday via YouTube. If

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Animal Cruelty: 5 Reasons Why Your Horse and Carriage are Out of Style

Cinderella’s fairytale story has everyone fooled on their thoughts on transportation. There’s no way a pumpkin can turn into a carriage and there’s no reason for you to be riding in one, especially in 2017. While the classic Disney story

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#WCW : These are the Nail Artists you Need to Know

I can be pretty formulaic in how I wear my hair and because I’m always pressed for time, I somehow end up wearing the same jeans, tee, and sneaker combination. But ever since high school when it was mandatory that

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Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge is a must watch

If you’re a die hard sneaker-head and watch shows like Complex’s Sneaker Shopping, The Show by Round Two, Nice Kicks, or Kick Genius, life just got better. Recently a new show launched by Complex amongst YouTube Red called the Lace

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5 Must-See Wes Anderson Films

If you want to watch a movie that is equally filled with quirkiness, wonder, and charm, then Wes Anderson may become your favorite director. The director, producer, screenwriter that is Wes, has been able to make a career of telling

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Bella Hadid reveals her sneaker turn ons and offs & more on Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Aside from model Bella Hadid slaying on and off of the runway and giving us glimpses into the glamorous photo shoots  ,you an typically  catch the beauty showing her love for music as well as sneakers (like her pair of

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Fashion Designer Alexander Wang Steps Down As CEO of Company

Changes in the fashion world is inevitable, especially when the fashion houses are making adjustments for the greater good. 15 months ago, fashion icon Alexander Wang took on the position of CEO of his namesake fashion line, Alexander Wang. However

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Power Suit 101 – How To Own The 80s Trend

“Power dressing” was a term used to identify the emergence of business suits for women in the late 1970s/early 1980s, but it tells a more interesting story than just larger-than-life shoulder pads and bold colors. Women were entering the work

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Tidal provides a concert for Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria Relief

With the strikes of Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria many celebrities have been asking for donations for those in need of the places they’ve hit. Contributing to something for a cause other than posting to the gram is something people

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Supreme shines light on Barbershops for fall

When it comes to the dynamic of the barbershop, it’s no secret that they are a huge contributor to the culture.  Being that “barbershop talk” is pretty important for most communities and barbers are the  magicians of the streets, it’

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Aleali May previews her own Jordan creation and we want it

When it comes to the Instagram of our former #WCW and model Aleali May, we know that her sense of style is one of a kind. From her evolving tomboy threads to her passion for sneakers, she is the perfect

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“Paris Is for Lovers” Captures the Life and Work of Photographer Viktor Vauthier

Berlin-based filmmaking studio MODEST DEPARTMENT’s latest project, Paris Is for Lovers, is a personal fashion documentary centered around the French photographer and artist Viktor Vauthier, who has worked with some major brand names throughout his career, including the likes of adidas, Nike and Apple. Directed by Philipp Groth, the

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Paris: 5 Cool Concept Bars to Check Out

You’re in Paris for fashion week. Picture the scene: you’ll wander down Avenue Montaigne in your dancing shoes, listening to your Paris playlist, and swing into a rooftop bar for a cocktail (or four) served by a charming bartender. With

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Rich The Kid &Off-White collab for the skate culture

  Earlier this month, rapper Rich The Kid took a trip  with Complex on an episode of Sneaker Shopping. On the episode, Rich The Kid and Complex‘s Joe La Puma explore New York’s Stadium Good’s to get a feel of what

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Nike and Virgil Abloh release “The Ten”

Nike and designer, Virgil Abloh, teamed up yet again to create this year’s “it” collection: “The Ten.” Abloh and Nike have been working together since 2016 when he first visited the headquarters. He would create sketches of sneakers as a

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MS.RPRSNTD: Putting Women at the Wheel

What started as a photography exhibition, featuring skateboard decks adorned with portraits of women of color, turned into a movement – an intersectional response to exclusion. Ever since the inception of the subculture, skating has by large been for and by

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Quiana Parks Unites The Art of DJIng and Philanprothy for DJ For A Cure 9/21

Cancer. It’s a scary word, but many aren’t sure what it means exactly, so it let me break it down: Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth. These diseases cause tumors and have the potential to invade or

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Lana Del Ray drops visual for “White Mustang”

Back in July, NY raised songstress Lana Del Rey who’s known for giving us old Hollywood glamour vibes and breathtaking notes, released her fifth studio album entitled Lust For Life. The album itself gave us an arrange of themes from

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Teyana Taylor: The Bombshell of NY and NYFW!

If you’ve been following the evolution of Teyana Taylor, you know that she’s  diamond dozen. When we first got introduced to the starlet, it was through the MTV‘s Sweet 16 and we were captured  by her beauty, Harlem attitude,  and

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10 Foreign Films Worth Binging

Whether you want to learn a new language or can’t afford to book a flight, watching foreign films can ease various longings. With so many to choose from, we sorted out some classics to indulge in as a foreign film

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How has digital media changed NYFW in 2017?

New York Fashion Week is the highlight of the fall and spring fashion seasons in New York. All of my favorite celebrities are in the city. From “It girls” and influencers, to editors and designers, everyone is attending shows, exclusive

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Animation: An art that artists are putting back to use

Yesterday was a big day for artists like Jaden Smith and Rae Sremmurd. Whats the common denominator you ask?  Well maybe it’s the fact that they’re coming out with their own animations,  following in the footsteps of other musical artists

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Is Rock & Roll Culture Being Appropriated? Here’s Why It’s Important To Know What You’re Wearing

Now more than ever rock and roll t-shirts are being commonly worn by today’s youth with bands such as Metallica and Guns N Roses.  As most would think, wearing a t-shirt of any brand would mean you support that brand

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Size Matters: Must Have Short Form Books

On a regular morning as you’re on the train or bus ride to work, there’s nothing better than a good story to distract yourself during your commute. And although you might be inclined to dig into a dense novel first

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What’s Yo Name, What’s Yo Sign?: The Beginner’s Guide to All Things Astrology

Whether you consider yourself to be an expert or you always seem to remain skeptical, odds are that just about everyone knows someone who lives and dies by astrology. This makes sense given that there are practitioners of astrology in

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The Complex Con has a crazy line-up this year

  Complex Media as masted pop culture. From keeping up to the hottest music releases and news, to who’s wearing what, there’s no better place to keep up with today’s time. To take things to the next level, the powerhouse

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Living Single is in the works, clap clap Bravo

Queen Latifah or founder of Flavor Unit Entertainment never really stops working. A couple months ago, it was announced that she executive producing the third season of Scream, the TV series . and then we saw her in our favorite

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It’s A Wake Up Call to Bring Mental Health Into The Conversation: Peep VICELAND’S “The Therapist”

  When it comes to the shows of VICELAND, when are we not entertained? From Noisey interviews to Action Bronson‘s “Fuck, That’s Delicious” to even Desus and Mero. As always, Viceland always manages to capture something fresh and bring it

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Throw It Back: Lessons in R&B Lyrics

Why Crazy In Love Is A Milestone for Women Born In The 90’s  Along With Every Other Relationship Song Disguised As Bops  It’s no surprise that artists’ sing their pain. Blinded by the beat most listeners can’t see the tragedy

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Women Unmasked: Disc Jockey’s

The Disc Jockey is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects in the music industry. They run the show, keep the crowd hype, and ultimately are the commanders of the ship. Back when Hip Hop was just emerging, DJ’s were

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Insecure Insights: What Goes Around Comes Around

Last week’s episode revolved around role reversal and this episode picks up exactly where Hella Shook left off. Before we begin, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the street parking scene. I cannot even begin to describe how annoying it

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Brockhampton releases Saturation II

It seems like Brockhampton (who’s also known as the Internet’s first boyband that was created through the forum, Kanye To The) just doesn’t believe in not working. Even before their actual projects drop, they always seem to announce the title of the

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Women Unmasked: Talent Managers

It’s not too often that we see a successful woman in the music industry outside of being the talent. Over the years, hip hop has managed to birth some of the greatest talent managers ever and they happen to be

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#WCW: Female MC’s You Should Be Paying Attention To

Whenever a new list of “New Artists You Need To Listen to” comes out out various media outlets, you’ll find an eclectic group of artists with different sounds, looks, and unbeknown to us, genders. So why is it when we

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Insecure Insights: Turning Tables

As last week’s episode was closing out we caught a feel of the scripts flipping between Lawrence and Issa. Lawrence pulled up to her place after his escapade as we saw shots of Issa at Roscoe’s (I’m guessing) laughing it

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Naturally Me: Tips & Tricks For Natural Hair Care

“Show me something natural like afro on Richard Pryor”  In today’s day in age, more than ever, we as a society have seemed to embrace beauty in all shapes and forms. Going natural is a big epidemic and although some

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Listen to Buddy’s “That Much”

It’s no secret that Compton’s very own Buddy has been on a constant grind as of lately. Before the rapper got into music, Buddy was pretty active in the acting scene starting at the age of seven starring in musicals as well as plays.

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