Dance, Lifestyle, Video

FLEX, Between Good & Evil

Flexing has only been around for a few years, but it has recently become a dance form with artistic similarities to contemporary choreography and ballet. Also known as bone breaking, this Brooklyn-born dance movement takes inspiration from tutting, waving, and gliding. Though many would argue that the Jamaican street dance bruk-up is where flexing had […]

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Peace, Peace, Peace: Mos Def’s Greatest Joints

In a shocking turn of events last night, Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, announced his retirement from the  entertainment industry. Bowing out of the spotlight by way of an audio recording that mostly addressed his recent legal situation in South Africa on, the man many have to come to know over the years as […]

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New Music

Jam On It: Flatbush Zombies – “Glorious Thugs”

It looks like Brooklynite trio Flatbush Zombies have a huge year ahead of them, announcing their debut album, “3001: A Laced Odyssey” and dropping “Glorious Thugs,” a psychedelic homage to Notorious BIG’s “Notorious Thugs.” Not much is changed on the track itself, save for a heavier drum line that envelopes the signature piano riff, but […]

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Peep This: Phony Ppl – “Why iii Love The Moon”

2015 was a great year for music, and one that can’t be overshadowed or overlooked by the swaths of To Pimp a Butterfly’s and Ego Deaths is independent Brooklyn band Phony Ppl’s fourth project, Yesterday’s Tomorrow. A collective of longtime homies that just so happened to make masterful genre-blending music together, Yesterday’s Tomorrow evokes blissful […]

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DJ, Media

Get To Know Soulection’s LAKIM

  East Coast publication, Mass Appeal, attended the recent Afropunk Festival held in Brooklyn, New York City. Somehow they managed to get a mix and an interview from LAKIM, a DJ and producer hailing from the West Coast based Soulection crew. We find out that he is a Star Wars enthusiast, his family are also […]

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