#BuyBlackFridaySale: Xpayneart

Get 20% off and free shipping at the Xpayneart society6 page! Society6 provides an array of items from independent artist including mugs, shirts, art prints, clocks, and more. XPayneart is a bright and bold representation of black pop culture characters and artist throughout the years. Check out the XPayne artist site here and the society6 … Continue reading #BuyBlackFridaySale: Xpayneart

The 5th annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival starts today!

The annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival, created by artist Tyler the Creator, will begin today in L.A. The event is filled with rides, music, food, and exclusive golf wang merchandise. The music line up includes Tyler, Erykah Badu, School Boy Q, Toro Y Moi, Joey Bada$$, Kamasi Washington, Yuna, Action Bronson, The Internet, and more.  … Continue reading The 5th annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival starts today!

New Mixtape Release: Princess Nokia – 1992

Princess Nokia formally known as Wavy Spice aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, has released her new mixtape, 1992.  The project is very New York, very grimy, and very unapologetically Afro-Latina. She released a video for the single Tom Boy earlier this summer. On the project, she speaks on her laid back style, Bruja culture, and the … Continue reading New Mixtape Release: Princess Nokia – 1992

Don’t forget about these artist when you talk about #carefreeblackboys

The #carefreeblackboy and #blackboyjoy hashtag has shown how beautiful and diverse black men and boys can be in a society that constantly questions their worth and very existence. The impact of racism and poverty has controlled the safety and freeness of the black community. The culture of homophobia and hyper masculinity has pressured black men … Continue reading Don’t forget about these artist when you talk about #carefreeblackboys

Wax Poetics Back Issue Sale!!!

The dope music magazine Wax Poetics is having a huge sale on their back issues featuring covers from Al Green, Betty Davis, Ice Cube, The Ohio Players, Barry White, War, Daft Punk, Daryl Hall, Master P, Janelle Monae, Bishop Nehru, Gary Clark Jr. and the current issue featuring A Tribe Called Quest. Wax Poetics was … Continue reading Wax Poetics Back Issue Sale!!!

Summer Pick of the Day – Kaytranada: 99.9% (2016)

My summer pick for today is the energetic new release by electronic artist, Kaytranada. Great house and hip hop beat selection, r&b vocals, and features from Anderson .Paak, GoldLink, and Syd from the Internet. I LOVE Vivid Dreams; it’s a perfect mix of house, hip hop, and smooth vocals. Check out the very creative and … Continue reading Summer Pick of the Day – Kaytranada: 99.9% (2016)

Marvel set to release second wave of Hip Hop inspired comic book covers

After creating comic book renditions of 50 hip hop albums last year, Marvel is set to release a second wave of hip hop inspired comic book covers this fall. The first three albums to start it off are projects from the new generation of hip hop. "Black Panther" #7, created by Bill Sienkiewicz's, is stylized after … Continue reading Marvel set to release second wave of Hip Hop inspired comic book covers

First Trailer Released for Donald Glover’s New Show “Atlanta”.

The first trailer for the FX show, Atlanta, was released today. The show is executive produced and starring Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino who also created the series. So far, we know the show will be about Glover's character managing his cousin who wants to be a rapper. In the trailer, we see Glover trying to … Continue reading First Trailer Released for Donald Glover’s New Show “Atlanta”.

2016 African American Festival brought the best in music, fashion, and food

The 2016 African American Festival was held in Baltimore this past weekend. Sponsored by the Black Enterprise, the festival brought out the best in black music, fashion and food. African and African American vendors showcased their beautifully crafted dashikis, jewelry, portraits and food at the energetic event. The festival's performers included Common, Joe, Angie Stone, Estelle, Mary Mary, Goapele, DJ Reggie … Continue reading 2016 African American Festival brought the best in music, fashion, and food