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OOTD: 2 Chainz is working with Versace for FW18

When it comes to 2 Chainz, what does he not have his hands on ? He’s the hair weave-killer, he dropped his latest album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music last summer,  he turned the trap house he built in Atlanta into

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You can now write in Off-White thanks to Virgil and Grog

In 2017, Off-White was one of the most successful street-wear brands from his “The Ten” collab with Nike  to clothing to accessories such as the notorious yellow industrial belt to even the announcement of collating with IKEA furniture. This year,

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Coachella and The Governor’s Ball: Lineups to prep your pockets for

Although it’s the beginning of the year, it’s that time that we prep you for some must-see lineups as well as prepare you to secure your bags this year.Recently two lineups that we annually anticipate were announced for Coachella and

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BAPE Drops 2018 Winter “City Camo” Collection

During the most coldest days of the year, you still want to be fashionably correct in the Street Wear game. Well, have no fear BAPE is here, to keep you looking fly and warm in the frigid and cold weather.

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5 Ted Talks To Watch Going into the New Year

Now that we’re going into New Years, it’s time to revive our “new year, new me” mindsets. We often want to be this new person, but don’t plan out the tactics to actually manifest ourselves into this person we are.

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New advice for the new year: Kehlani’s advice for rising artists

It’s so easy to feel discouraged from continuing we have a passion for when we aren’t being applauded for it. The gag in that narrative though is that, no one can ever duplicate your passion for something that you love.

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Playboy and Beams T team up for a capsule collection

Last week we dimmed a light on how COOGI (vintage) teamed up with 424 clothing(casual wear). This week however, Japanese brand Beams T is collaborating with Playboy for a collection set out to release next year. The collaborative capsule collection

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Rihanna is dropping 14 Matte Moiselle Fenty Beauty lipsticks December 26th

  When it comes to Rihanna, what does she not have her hands on at the moment ?  She has  a feature on the  chart climbing single “Lemon” with N.E.R.D right now , she’s running her very successful  Fenty line

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Kris Wu launches collection with Burberry and visual for “B.M”(Burberry Made)

Chinese-Canadian artist Kris Wu is no stranger to the music industry nor to the field of fashion. Back in 2015, Wu made appearances amongst the runway during London Fashion Week for Burberry, appeared on the cover of China’s Vogue Magazine alongside Kendall

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Tyler, The Creator breaks out the Flower Boy tracks and icebreaker at Tiny Desk Concert

  When it comes to Tiny Desk Concert, they’re known for giving their audience a highly personal experience of seeing and hearing they’re favorite rising and mainstream artist’s songs and personality. Some artists that we’ve gotten a peak at this

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424 gets cozy with COOGI for the season for new collab

If you’ve never heard of 424, you’ve probably have seen their threads amongst the fits of people from Mos Def to Ty Dolla $ign. Recently the LA-based brand (located on Fairfax) collaborated with one of the most influential brands of the

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Sade & her Long Lasting Legacy on U.K. R&B

There is a minor, yet definitive sound when listening to U.K. R&B. For one, the energy found in beats and tempo tend to have more energy than their American friends. Then there is the very soulful, bellowing voices reminiscent of

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A$AP Ferg, Denzel Curry, and IDK : 3 Risk Takers of Hip-Hop, One Must-See Tour

  This season,  Harlem’s A$AP Ferg has been on top of it within every aspects from the release of his second mixtape Still Striving  to  the crazy visals to his brand collaborations , the hood pope has been unstoppable. Another

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Sonny Digital Talks the current state of Hip-Hop, his top 5 producers, a future rap career and more

You know a Sonny Digital record when you hear one. Not only only does the Atlanta born producer have a distinct producer tag, but the instrumentation used in his beats along with the heavy hitting bass sets allows is production

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Here’s What is Happening During The Libyan Slave Trade

If you are like myself, then you were probably utterly disgusted by the news of Libyans being sold into slavery. Slavery. In 2017. When I heard the news of this slave trade on social media, I needed to know more

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Air-Force 1’s: The Sneaker That Keeps Giving ft. Public School NY +more

It feels like we just can’t away from the force of Nike, Air Force 1’s that is.  On top of their recent collaborations with Don C for his Just Don AF1’s, Virgil Abloh for his OFF-WHITE x Air Force 1

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Solange is honored at the Billboard Women In Music event

When it comes to the goddess of goddesses, it’s almost impossible to not mention Solange. From her unique taste in threads to her must-watch performances (which is every performance) to the hypothetical scenarios we create of us having a seat

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A$AP Ferg Gives Several Reasons to Have a Good Mattress with A$AP Rocky in New Visual

After a long day at work, there’s nothing more satisfying than jumping in bed. With fresh sheets, a lit candle, and your favorite book to read, relaxation awaits. But in Harlem native A$AP Ferg’s case, there’s plenty more to do

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FKA twigs Releases Second Issue of ‘AVANTGarden’ Zine

On Tuesday morning, FKA twigs released the second issue to her Instagram-exclusive zine called AVANTgarden. The release of the second issue, titled “AVANTgarden issue 2. dream warrior,” came about one month after the debut issue of the zine which centered around

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SZA gets personal with her acoustic twist on “Go Gina”

It seems like SZA is just the gift that keeps on giving this year . She not only released one of the best albums of this year but she also created a single for our favorite show Insecure entitled Quicksand.

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Stussy releases fourth collection for the Fall/Winter and reopens flagship store

Stussy has been on a roll with their releases for the fall/winter season.  Not only did the brand release their “Inside Out’ pack, they also released their holiday collection ,and their FPAR  (Forty Percent Against Rights) collection.  For their fourth

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Nike Releases Annual Doernbecher Collection And Includes Must Need Kicks

Nike has released their annual Doernbecher collection just in time for the holidays. The Doernbecher collection supports a charity effort and meaning as the story behind the collection is a heartfelt, touching one that would make anyone want to contribute

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A$AP Ferg pairs up with Meek Mill for” Trap and A Dream” video

It seems like A$AP Ferg doesn’t really stop working. Recently the rapper has been busy starring in ads for Jimmi Choo, performing at Complex Con, putting out songs like  “Our Streets” with DJ Premier , “Drip” with Luke James, collaborating with Frank

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Atlanta goes Crazy for Adidas forthcoming sneaker

A couple months ago, Adidas released a commercial for their “Original Is Never Finished” campaign starring present partners like James Harden, and various faces of the Atlanta rap scene like Young Thug, 21 Savage,  and Playboi Carti. On Monday Adidas released

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5 Must Read Inspirational Books For The Holidays

As it gets colder around the country, fire pits began to blaze as the hot chocolate and eggnog aroma began to fill the room. Conversations become interesting as relatives that haven’t been seen all year show up for the holidays.

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Kamaiyah Keeps It 90s in Her “Playa In Me” Visual

  When you hear the name Kamaiyah, you know her bars and concepts speak volumes. This year we had the pleasure of seeing the West Coast hip-hop princess on the cover of XXL and getting sponsored by Sprite, but what

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Undefeated latest collection features Cousin Stizz

When it comes to the collaborative sneaker boutique Undefeated, they always have something up their sleeve(pun intended). This season in particular, the brand is coming full force for the winter season. Recently the brand revealed their new look-book for it’s Holiday

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jeffstaple: Telling Stories Through Pigeons

Sneaker culture is no stranger to camp outs, raffles and resells. Over the years, purchasing sneakers have become much more difficult for individuals. Consumers of sneakers were once categorized as two types of people; Ones who bought footwear for their

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Five Nike Sneakers That Should Re-Release

As we navigate through this era of heavy 80s/90s nostalgia, it shows up significantly in our style of dress. Our sneakers should be no different. The 90s are arguably the Golden Age of sports and while this may seem to

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#KicksOfTheDay: 5 “Ugly” Sneakers Worth The Buy

You’ve probably been hearing a lot lately about the “ugly sneaker” trend. It’s the current obsession with bulky soles, sometimes a sock-like upper. The origin of these sneakers date back to the 80s/90s dad, your favorite lunch lady, or the

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Albums/Projects You To Need To Hear This Fall

When it comes to fall, we have two things we can always look forward to: layering up and wearing Timbs and getting exposed to new music. If you haven’t been paying attention, this past month until now has been project

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N.E.R.D. x Adidas take over Complex Con

  As of lately, the comeback of  N.E.R.D has been hard not to notice. Not only did they appear at Complex Con over the weekend, but they also performed their single with Rihanna that dropped  last week entitled “Lemon” that

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RECAP: ComplexCon’s Fresh Faces

Complex Media is where pop culture pops. The coveted magazine, website, and social hub is known for satire filled hip hop pieces, the quickest cop spots on your favorite hype beast sneakers and one of the best places to find

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Majid Jordan Talks Complexity of Love in Sophomore Album The Space Between

The long awaited release of Majid Jordan’s The Space Between filled all the check boxes you expected. Did Majid provide soft cooing lullabies? Yes. Did Jordan mix 90s synth and groove R&B bumps into their own authentic style of new

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Nike Continues to Redesign the Air Force 1

Nike is known for making sneakers that set trends but are comfortable and affordable. Nike has been around since 1964, when they first opened under the name Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Later in 1971, they

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#AllGoldEverything: Why You Should Be Wearing Gold.

Anyone who knows Vashtie knows that she loves her Gold. Vashtie Kola is synonymous to gold. It is as if she has the mineral pumping in her veins. Well..maybe not that extreme, but you know what I mean. Back in

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Distortedd

As of lately, it’s hard not to notice the art work that resurfaces on our timelines via Instagram and Twitter let alone a woman that slays everyday. When it comes to today’s Woman Crush Wednesday certain artist in particular,  you

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FKA twigs continues to innovate with Instagram magazine

FKA Twigs is an artistically diverse creative and a powerhouse of a performer. The English singer, songwriter, director, and dancer was first widely recognized when she released her projects  EP1 and EP2 in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Her debut studio

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What to Wear For Halloween? 12 90s Costumes that don’t Appropriate

The days of wearing offensive Native American dress and stereotypical rapper outfits and calling it “fun” are no longer. Living in a more aware society that is quick to call out any b.s., save yourself the humiliation by simply thinking

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Levi Maestro: Maestro (Still) Knows

Levi Maestro is an individual who entered my world through a series of episodes called, “Maestro Knows.” Way before there were “vloggers” and a culture of documenting your daily life with a camera, there was Maestro Knows. Each episode allowed

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