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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CULTURE, EDITORIAL, ENTERNTAINMENT, FASHION

Enlightenment or Just a Trend?

So, prom season just ended not too long ago and I loved seeing soon to be graduates show out for one of the best nights of their lives. Mermaid dresses and print tuxedos seemed to be the preferred aesthetic for Class of 2016, and oh, African print. Okay, don’t get me wrong. I am immensely […]

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CULTURE, ENTERNTAINMENT, FASHION

Fashion For A Good Cause

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Angelman Syndrome Collections Showcase at Studio Arte in Chelsea, and I have to say that Joanna Marcella, the creator and founder of the annual event did an extraordinary job. There were so many talented and enriched designers from around the world, and to think they all […]

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