Recap: Vashtie’s New York Birthday Ball

Last Thursday our Downtown Sweetheart Vashtie threw the ultimate New York themed Birthday Ball. Many people stopped by Kola House to enjoy “Vashtie Kola’s” and “1992 Nutcrackers”, the specialty drinks of the night. Odalys opened the show and was followed

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Cam Kirk and Collective Gallery Offering Photography Classes This Summer

Renowned photographer, Cam Kirk, has recently announced the open enrollment for a Summer photography class he’s hosting. Cam is partnering with Collective Gallery on the project to help aspiring photographers find their angle. Cam emerged on the entertainment scene as Wiz Khalifa‘s photographer back

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Drake, Reebok, NBA Finals & More

1. Reebok has been on a constant move lately bringing the style, culture, and authenticity of artists to the surface from Kung-fu Kenny [Kendrick Lamar] to Teyana Taylor. This past Friday,the classic sneaker brand teamed up with Los Angeles based designer

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A Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G.

Born and raised in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, the Notorious B.I.G. led a very short but very successful career that left him as one of the most influential rappers in the game. Being murdered shortly after hitting his peak as a musical artist,

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SOLACE SUNDAY: The Importance of Minimalism

Minimalism is on the rise. The movement, characterized by living with intention rather than buying things to buy them, has steadily gained traction over the past few years. On the surface it may seem like a crazy idea – living in

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Cinematic Hip-Hop By Way Of Busta Rhymes

From his threads to defining what it meant to implement fun into his art, Busta Rhymes is the true show and tell of hip hop. Born in Brooklyn, NY and named by Chuck D after the NFL player George “Buster” Rhymes, it

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CINEMATIC SATURDAY: ‘School Daze’, An HBCU Classic

College is a time for making friends, learning lessons, and finding yourself. A time for students to try out different things and figure out what they want to do with the rest of their lives. College is all about growing

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The Celebration Of An Icon: Grace Jones

Today, we celebrate the birth of the legendary Grace Jones. Over the years, the Jamaican model-turned-signer, has contributed to the fashion, art, and music industry unprecedented by any other artist of her era. From hit singles such as “My Jamaican

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Missy Elliott’s ‘Supa Dupa Fly’

This summer will mark 20 years since Missy Elliott‘s Supa Dupa Fly album hit stores and broke barriers for all women emcee’s.  This #FlashbackFriday we are highlighting Missy’s breakthrough year. Rolling Stone called Supa Dupa Fly innovative, while others call it

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FITNESS FRIDAY: Apple Watch 2 vs. Fitbit Charge 2

At this day and age, we are at the peak of technology and mindfulness. Many people are becoming more aware of their health. Both eating healthy and working out to improve overall health is amazing, but can also be overwhelming. That’s

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