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Stop Pressing Artists To Create: Creativity Comes From Within Not Pressure

Instant gratification has taken over the music industry. Streaming service provides us with almost unlimited access to thousands of discographies. And when new music releases, we have access to it instantly and are not mindful of the process it takes

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20 Essential Podcasts To Start Your Monday Morning

According to the New York Times, “more than half the people in the United States have listened to one, and nearly one out of three people listen to at least one podcast every month.” Your favorite music festivals have podcasting

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A Peek Into The Black Cinema’s Modern Renaissance

What do the iPhone-shot High Flying Bird, Jordan Peel’s Us, Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name, or Melina Matsoukas’s Queen & Slim have in common? They’re just a few of the notable films starring and created by Black talent that saw

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These 5 Superstitions From Around The World Have Us SHOOK This Friday The 13th

Spooky Season is far from over but the superstitions don’t have to stop. Today is December 13th; better known as ‘Friday the 13th’ an unlucky day in Western superstition. On this day, airline prices tend to dip, people will get

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REVIEW: Queen and Slim Showed Us What It Means to “Fall in Trust” With Someone

Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe’s Queen & Slim is a black Bonnie & Clyde-esque tale situated in today’s America riddled with rampant police brutality and anti-black racism. Our introduction to the duo marketed as Queen and Slim, played by Jodie

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Here’s How We’re Preparing Our Skin For The Winter

As warmer weather fades into frigid temperatures and low humidity, it is essential to not only update your wardrobe but to switch up your skincare routine. Our skin craves consistency, so when factors like temperature and the elements around us

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Meet Athanasia Tsimbidis, Nike’s Latest Cultivator

Appearing as a guest on Joe La Puma’s Sneaker Shopping and designing a shoe with Nike are two opportunities any sneakerhead would die for. Athanasia Tsimbidis has done the latter. Her Air Max ’95 co-creation titled “Where’s The Cure?” is

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A Statement Piece Here to Stay: The Telfar Bag

The Longchamp “Le Pliage” is a country club favorite, the Louis Vuitton speedy fits comfortably under one’s arm, and the Hermès Birkin bag is a collector’s favorite. But there’s a new statement bag in town that has redefined what it

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The Best Street Style At Howard University’s Homecoming

As festival season comes to a close, college homecoming season is just starting. This past weekend one of the most prominent HBCUs, Howard University, celebrated its homecoming, with a week of events and fanfare rivaling festivals like Rolling Loud and

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5 Things We Learned From Summer Walker & Ari Lennox’s #OverIt Chat

Summer Walker got real with fellow R&B songstresses Ari Lennox in a new video titled Over It on Apple Music’s Beats 1. The two discussed what they’re in to and what they’re over, including waxing, monogamy, men, plastic surgery, and

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