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Tiny Sunglasses are IN

Sunglasses are always an added statement piece to give an outfit a complete lewk. We have seen celebrities make these glasses their signature pieces. Coming into 2018 we have been able to see which ones are the trendy go-tos for

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Elaine Welteroth Says Farewell to Teen Vogue

It seems like 2018 started off with big changes for our girl, Elaine Welteroth. On January 14th, Elaine took to Instagram to officially announce her departure with Teen Vogue: On April 29, 2017 Elaine was officially named the Editor-in-Cheif of

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Yams Day 2018 is Among Us And The Line up Is STACKED

  Yams Day is among us and it can only mean a few things: All of ASAP Mob on one stage, the hip hop show of a life time, and a celebration of life for one who really made a

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#OOTD: Kith Melting Treats Capsule

Kith is a streetwear brand that has come into prominence recently for it’s superb clothing and tasty treats. Last week they released the Kith Treats Melting Capsule. The capsule will be sold at Kith Treats Manhattan , Brooklyn, Hirshleifers, Miami

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YouTube Punishes Logan Paul Over Japan Suicide Video, But Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

This is a serious post for a serious matter.  In case you missed it, Logan posted a video of a man who committed suicide, while vacationing in Japan. A video that gained over 1 million views in a 24 hour period,

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WTF: Did Soundcloud Really Reduce their Sound Quality?

Last week, rumors surfaced on the interwebs that SoundCloud reduced their sound quality, resulting in thousands of songs, DJ mixes, and podcasts to be altered from their original uploaded state. According to these reports, the streaming service went from using

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Oprah2020: fantasy or reality?

It’s been four days since Oprah announced her political bid for President 2020. Have we all settled into the allure? Joke or not, it’s a captivating fantasy to acknowledge the potential utopia that could lay await. Gayle King, the best

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Here’s Why You Need a Microcurrent Facial at SB Skin NYC

Trust us, dry, aged,  is not the wave in 2018 and the best way to get you right, especially in the new year is facials. Now, I know what you’re thinking: I can just buy something over the counter at

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#MondayMix: Deemehlow Releases One Drop Mix

Our good friend Deemehlow is kicking off the new year right with a brand new mix to help you get started in the morning. Mondays aren’t always the easiest, but trust us, this mix of dancehall, R&B,and Reggaeton & more makes

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Is Today’s Music a Reflection of Our Generation’s Mental Well Being?

Since the very beginning of time, music has served as a means of therapy for people all over the world. Whether it’s in relation to celebration, grievance, or plain ol’ partying, we all listen to music to enhance an experience

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Tyler,The Creator is dropping a new converse this month

Last year, some of the must have sneakers consisted of creations by Nike, Adidas, and yes Converse. Last year Tyler, the Creator recreated a silhouette with Converse (post Vans), that perfectly matched  the Flower Boy’s attention to detail and flagrant

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Photographer Cam Kirk stars in new Adidas Prophere Campaign ft Metro Boomin and Young Gunna

  I recently was scrolling amongst my timeline and I came across a commercial  from Adidas, campaigning their Prophere sneaker. Within the commercial,  I spotted Cam Kirk. Cam Kirk is a photographer based in  Atlanta Georgia who’s done photography work

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Radicalism of the Carefree Black Boy

Make no mistake about it, we’re all living in a bad Black Mirror episode. Deep within our brain cells, American societal norms have implanted a binary code with the vast majority of us to categorically follow based off our biological

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Leomie Anderson: Feminism and Streetwear

We’ve heard it all in 2017; from Donald Trump’s many sexist remarks to Russian leaders approving the “Slapping Law” that causes less punishment for domestic violence and lastly to many powerful men being taken down for sexual assault. Yet in

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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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Bruno Mars and Cardi B Team up to bring Nostalgic Vibes in Finesse Visual

Name something Cardi B can’t do. The Bronx beauty can make you holla for a dolla, make money moves, and keep haters shook effortlessly on any beat. While Cardi has made strides in music several years before her break out

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The North Face Kept us Cozy and Stylish at Vashtie’s 1992 Party

Video by: @no_crdntls x @aklo91 If you’re native to New York, you know that Winter is brutal. There’s no amount of layering you can do to prepare you for the brisk weather and if you’re on the way to Vashtie’s 1992

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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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Recap: VA$HTIE AND FRIENDS BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE FOR THE HOLIDAYS–1992 STYLE

Video by Dabian Canales If you were not partying with VA$HTIE and her friends on Thursday for her 1992 Holiday Party, you missed out. No, seriously, pack it up. You’re cancelled. Our favorite “Downtown Sweetheart” brought the house down, with

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We Previewed the LG V30 and It’s on our Christmas List

The holidays are quickly approaching and one of the first items on your list of gifts for your friends & family (or yourself 🙂 should be the new phone from LG. The LG V30 is perfect for the creative on

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The North Face and Shift Presents 1992 with Vashtie and Friends 12/21

The holidays are here and if you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the VDC team has your back. Vashtie is back with another 1992 party, but this time our friends The North Face and Shifted are bringing the

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N.E.R.D.: No_One Ever Really Dies | Review

  “The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.” The comeback is always stronger than the setback, as the N.E.R.D.s are not only back, but better than ever. Self-titling their fifth album as the acronym, “No_one

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Vashtie Interviews at Sampled at Spotify

Last weekend, our girl Vashtie sat in an exclusive Sampled at Spotify event which included a Q&A session and live DJ set. Here, she shed light on her musical influences and inspiration for her DJing and filmmaking career. Video by: Dabian

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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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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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#ThingsToDoWithVashtie: 1992 Holiday Party

Your holiday party starts with us, Vashtie, and a few of her closest friends. On December 21st, the 1992 Party is back and you don’t want to miss it. We’re celebrating the nostalgia of iconic Hip-Hop & R&B classic hits of

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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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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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Jaden Smith’s SYRE: A Beautiful Confusion

I remember a time when Jaden Smith’s cryptic tweets would puzzle me to the point of a headache. While some tweets threw me for a loop, others were advanced and forward thinking. Jaden won me over some time ago when

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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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Retirement is Easier Said Than Done: Here’s Why Taking Break From Music Benefits

When Kobe Bryant retired from basketball, it was father time for him, that’s what we “blame” for snatching away the speed, talent and tenacity of someone who once appeared more than just a mere mortal on the court. For athletes,

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6 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes So Good You Won’t Miss the Turkey

There are worse things in life than not being able to eat the Thanksgiving turkey or take a bite out of Aunt Clarise’s famous pumpkin pie. But when the whole country is happily gathered around the holiday table, it can

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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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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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6 Steps to Maintaining Natural Hair in the Winter

Maintaining the appearance and health of naturally curly hair can be a task. Knowing when to moisturize, how often, washing it enough or washing it too little, all can be less than ideal. Especially in the winter, where the weather

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Kanye West Trademarks “Yeezy Sounds” For New Streaming Service

Kanye West is never short of ideas. t’s reported that he has trademarked “Yeezy Sound” for a streaming service. This comes after the very public blow out between Ye and his former business endeavor with Jay-z, Tidal. Kanye asked for

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