Culture Spread: Kaye Chambers of Kaye Creates Interviews 

Culture Spread: Kaye Chambers of Kaye Creates

Like all of us, Kaye Chambers of Kaye Creates loves music. However, she is also a mom, photographer, techie and so much more. Her passion for technology and people is what makes her the successful owner of Kaye Creates, but her story is unique in every way. Even her discovery of hip-hop as a young adult has helped shape her unique view of the world—a view that she captures in her writing, photography and every creative project she takes on. In 2011, the former fashion major, and daughter of UK…

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Reyna Von Chase gets “Sky High” on love Music 

Reyna Von Chase gets “Sky High” on love

Reyna Von Chase lights up and speaks the truth. Sometimes love is literally a cloud of smoke. When you’re up, he’s down. When you have your feet planted firmly on the ground, it seems she has her head in the clouds. Then there are times when you both just seem to float. In her single, “Sky High” Reyna speaks so clearly on the unclear state of being in love that you can’t even tell if she’s talking about paper planes or love pains. Listen and vibe.

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Mez Mariye stands out from the rest in “One of Them.” Music 

Mez Mariye stands out from the rest in “One of Them.”

Ever felt like somebody had you confused from the jump? Mez Mariye has the perfect anthem to remind people that you are nothing like what they’re used to. Nobody around to set straight at the moment? No Problem, “One of Them” is also a go-to track for those days you need a confidence boost. Tell yourself and tell the world that what the world is running from, you are not! Listen and tell us who in your life needs reminding that you are not, “One of Them.” Want to hear…

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FUNKSHUN hosts the creative retreat you’ve been waiting for The Life 

FUNKSHUN hosts the creative retreat you’ve been waiting for

Let me start by saying this: If you’re interested in attending this event, make sure you get your tickets right now. The deadline for a deposit has passed, but you can still purchase tickets for the full price. Next weekend, Funkshun will host The Funkin High Retreat, the 5th Installment of Funkshun. On 4 acres of land, and “with enough isolation to block the majority of manmade waves,” this retreat is the perfect opportunity to connect with other creatives, reconnect with your creativity, or simply recharge. For the record, it’s…

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Fro W.U.N.D.A.S. releases haunting visual for “Hail Mary Freestyle” Music 

Fro W.U.N.D.A.S. releases haunting visual for “Hail Mary Freestyle”

The ever-thoughtful Fro W.U.N.D.A.S. took a break from creating to let us know that he hasn’t forgotten about us. The new visual for “Hail Mary Freestyle” is no doubt touched by the sprit of Tupac Shakur. However, it’s Fro’s own complex history as an artist in the Christian Rap genre that truly haunts the entire video. You can’t questions his flow; so prepare yourself for a game of Tetris when it comes to his metaphors and true-life references. Notorious for taking time and care with everything he releases to the…

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The Elle Collective makes West Coast debut with pop-up reception The Art 

The Elle Collective makes West Coast debut with pop-up reception

In June, the Elle Collective debuted on the west coast with Eclectic Relation, a Pop-Up Reception. The event was a part of the BET Experience Weekend and featured artwork from Jessica Marie, Sabrae Danielle, and Stephanie Chavez. Check out the video recap. To learn more about The Elle Collective, visit their website or follow founder Megan Mason on Twitter– @CashmreThoughts.

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Podcasts: My New Obsession The Life 

Podcasts: My New Obsession

This March, I left a job with great pay and benefits in search of something more fulfilling. Though I had no savings or backup plan, the last few months have been both rewarding and revealing. To be clear, the struggle has been uber real, but I’ve had more experience and opportunities than I’ve had in the last few years. About 6 weeks ago, I took a contract job as a Marketing Writer. While I’m happy to finally get off work before dark and to have weekends off, the best part…

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#NationalPetPhotoDay: Adorable photos of rappers cooling with the animals The Life 

#NationalPetPhotoDay: Adorable photos of rappers cooling with the animals

In honor of #NationalPetPhotoDay, we thought we gathered some dope photos of rappers with animals that may or may not be actual pets. Comment and let us know which one of these adorable, gangster snaps is your favorite. 1. Tyga nurses a baby “tyga” in Dubai. How cute is this?   Gods Gift 🙏🏾 A photo posted by Tyga / T-Raww (@kinggoldchains) on Apr 3, 2016 at 9:47pm PDT   2. It seems Dubai brings out the zoo-keeper in rappers. Here’s The Game cooling with an orangutan. His caption is…

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You’ll want to “Give It All” when you hear Croix Ballad’s latest track Music 

You’ll want to “Give It All” when you hear Croix Ballad’s latest track

A #SoulBreak was more than necessary when I heard Croix Ballad’s track, “Give It All.” This guy breathes melody. While filled with innuendo, “Give It All” isn’t too sexy for the cookout. Hear it once and it’ll play in your mind’s background for hours.I have a feeling more Croix Ballad tracks will also be lodging themselves in our minds pretty soon. He’s working on his EP, Suite 89, but you can check out his recent project, Croix EP on SoundCloud. Most tracks are pretty mellow tempo, but you’ll vibe regardless….

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