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
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
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!!!
Head over to Reformation.com for a huge sale on ethically made bottoms, jumpsuits, and tops as low as $20. Visit the site here. Amador Jumpsuit - $53 Avalon Bodysuit - $23 Flax Slim Crew Tee - $17 Moraine Top - $41
The very chill debut album from reggae artist and producer, Mikey Dread (R.I.P). Listen here.
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)
My summer pick of the day is the 2011 release from Toro Y Moi entitled, Underneath the Pine. A mix of soft rock, pop and funk, blended with dreamy vocals, space effects and echoing harmonies. Perfect for a chill summer day. Check it out here. Personal Faves: Go with you Got Blinded How I Know … Continue reading Summer Pick of the Day – Toro Y Moi: Underneath The Pine
Black Clothing Line of the Day: Beads Byaree- Support Your Sisters "The Pinky Promise" Crop ($32) Today's Black Clothing Line of the day is Beads Byaree. The hand crafted jewelry line was founded by designer Areeayl Goodwin. The site consists of beautifully crafted body chains, dresses, and carefree sunglasses. Visit the Beads Byaree website here.
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”.
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