CULTURE, Food, LIFESTYLE

Sugar Kitchen with Chef Chaz and Mimi Moments

Sunday is considered to be a lazy day for individuals in their early to mid twenties. For the young creatives at the Brown Sugar Collective (Wendy Ngala, M’heri Jackson, Athena Partington), it’s about sharing your day off with strangers for a cooking class in Sunset Park. Brown Sugar Collective had their second Sugar Kitchen with […]

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BLOG, CULTURE, LIFESTYLE

Don’t Sleep On Her

“Don’t Sleep On Her” is a campaign that we curated to embrace women and their talents throughout Women’s History Month, but something we should continuously keep doing for every other month of the year.

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CULTURE, EDITORIAL, ENTERNTAINMENT

Issa Watch Party for Appropriate Culture

Sunday, December 17, Julian Stephen collaborated with Bare Canvas Sounds for the Appropriate Culture Watch Party hosted by Blogxilla. While the technical aspects of the event was handled by Julian Stephen and the Brooklyn event curator of the group Viva La Burns, the sounds were in control by the Contro1freak, DamnitCarlos, Wah Gwan Twon and […]

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CULTURE, ENTERNTAINMENT, LIFESTYLE

Presenting Julian Stephen’s Appropriate Culture

Cultural appropriation is a sociological concept of relationships and cultures wrongly adopted, and violated, by other members of another group. At times it is framed as misappropriation, but for Appropriate Culture, it’s the complete opposite. During the month of November rapper-songwriter, producer, writer, actor and director Julian Stephen launches his newest project featuring some notable […]

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CULTURE, ENTERNTAINMENT, FASHION

OVO Taking Over NoHo?

In the congested heart of the big apple, Drake fans galore lined up at the corner of Bond Street and Bowery Saturday, December 10, for the grand opening of the OVO flagship store. Two days had already passed when I ventured out to see the infrastructure for myself. When I arrived to the street corner, my eyes […]

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ART, CULTURE, EDITORIAL, FASHION, MUSIC

#3EAZY at Cantina Royal

  This past Black Friday was full of smiles and warm laughter at the 3EAZY event at Cantina Royal. A group of young artists, hailing from New York City, collaborated for such an eventful night in Williamsburg, which included the release of CMartyMar‘s “Eazy Jeezus” cap collection — created in collaboration with ENJNYC and Nazdaq, and […]

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BEAUTY, CULTURE, EDITORIAL

Let’s Talk About Hair…

I might not be the appropriate person to talk about hair, especially natural hair, because I am not the most knowledgeable about it. Yes! I am Black and I grew up with the barrettes in my hair, along with those annoying bobos and beads. From the constant hair pulling and burns from the hot-combs, I am surprised […]

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