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  • Asaad Releases 'VVS'

    Posted on September 12, 2014 - 0 Comment(s)

    Check out the latest audio offering from Philly rapper Asadd with ‘VVS’ from his upcoming mixtape releasing this Fall/Winter. The rapper will head out as the supporting act on Ab-Soul’s tour before the new year begins. Let us know what you think about the record.

  • Fashion's Socially Conscious Designer #NYFW

    Posted on September 12, 2014 - 0 Comment(s)

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    New York Fashion Week sets the pace for the fashion month. During NY there where many designers that made headlines for numerous reasons. One of the few Black male designers, Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss, decided to make a statement and wore a shirt that said “They Have Names” that listed the names of Black men that have been killed recently by police brutality.

    The shirt shortly after started to gain looks online as the Fashion Market Director of Cosmopolitan Magazine, Shiona Turini, wore the shirt on Thursday as she made her last day fashion show rounds.

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    Kerby, a New York native and a first generation Haitian American, at the tender age of 27 is already setting the mark in fashion by showing his last three collections at Milk Studios during New York Fashion Week. His shows have featured guest such as Usher, Luke James, Rita Ora, Miss J Alexander, Vashtie and actor Tristan Wilds. His clothes have been featured in GQ, Nylon Guys, WWD, V Magazine and Vogue to name a few.

    He was the complete design force for Usher this summer, designing looks for him and his background dancers to wear at performances during the BET Awards, MTV’s VMAs and other show dates. His clothes have also been spotted on celebrities such as Raphael Saadiq, Wale, and trendsetter Rihanna.

    This is how you use your platform to raise awareness. To see more of this emerging brand visit the website at PyerMoss.com

    (Photo From Pyer Moss & Shiona Turini Instagram)
    Gerald Gordon
  • New Artist Alert: Flex Kartel

    Posted on September 12, 2014 - 0 Comment(s)

    In the world of hip hop there is always a new artist on the rise. With the use of the internet, artist of the tech music generation have the ability to get looks without the help of major labels. D.C. Native Flex Kartel and The Kartel movement is progressively building a prominent buzz throughout the DMV area and growing their following nationally.

    Already performing on the east cost on college tours and D.C. music festivals Broccoli City & Trillectro in 2013 (with Phil Ade), 106 & Park, SOB’s, The Howard Theater , The LBCC Unity Festival, and The Fillmore. Along with performances, Flex has made appearances in VIBE Magazine and Complex Magazine.

    Flex has a dynamic style that allows him to cater to all populations of people aiming to connect with his listeners. Flex’s Social media following is pretty major for an independent artist , With his Instagram standing with 18k followers and his twitter standing at 32.6K followers.

    Flex’s slogan tells his motivation behind his craft, “I don’t just hustle for myself, I hustle for others.”

    Check out his music and let us know your thoughts, is Flex an artist to look out for?

    Gerald Gordon
  • Remy Ma Is That “Hot B*tch” Right Now

    Posted on September 12, 2014 - 0 Comment(s)

    Last night, Remy Ma dropped a verse on one of the hottest tracks of the summer and killed. The recently released rapper has been making noise every since she got home from prision and is showing everyone that she is not playing any games. Though some of her first songs may have questionable moments, it is clear she still has it and is taking her music serious. Rapping over Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N*gga” Remy Ma, goes in. Her best verse since she got home at this point and gives me faith in her return.

    And oh yeah, shout out to the Bronx. Check out the track above and let us know your thoughts!

    Gerald Gordon
  • Nicki Minaj Is 'Dazed & Confused'

    Posted on September 10, 2014 - 0 Comment(s)

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    Take a journey into the fantastical world of rap goddess Nicki Minaj in the autumn/winter issue of Dazed. To celebrate our biggest edition of the year, photographer Jeff Bark and Dazed Fashion Director Robbie Spencer have created a pair of covers that explore two very different sides of Her Minajesty – the demure fashion obsessive and the provocative pop culture bombshell. Alongside an 18-page shoot, Ms Minaj lets loose on everything from fame to feminism.

    Any questions?

    Dazed Digital

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