Dance, Emcee, Lifestyle, Media, New Music, Video

“AdultLessons” by Ian Eastwood

Like a heart beating to pump life into our bodies, music’s melody and BPMs ignite a dancer’s rhythm to move and groove. They work hand in hand to create a story told through syncopated steps that lead to the creation of choreography, with the marriage between the two being a beautiful sight.  Chi-Town native and dancing prodigy […]

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Emcee, Video

Peep This: Childish Gambino – Sober

Childish Gambino’s latest video for his feel-good joint, “Sober”, just dropped and the whole visual spectacle is truly appropriate. If you really think about it, the awkward arc the video takes from gawky introduction into a triumphantly charismatic conclusion – albeit with a lingering sense of gracelessness – sums up who Childish Gambino is himself. […]

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Lifestyle, Media

Body Rolls And Candy Hearts

Single or taken, this time of the year can be stressful for everyone. From making dinner reservations, ordering flowers, finding the right card, and so forth. Ya, this time of the year can make us feel some type of way…a way into our wallets. But if you and your bae are into the Valentine cliches […]

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Emcee

2013’s Best: Nova’s Top Albums

I’m really sorry that I’ve neglected you this year, hip-hop.  New waves of UK dance pop, PBR’n’B, and the budding chill-trap movement have distracted me from my deep roots with you.  Songs by French Montana and 2 Chainz were shrug-while-fist-twisting worthy when I was at the club, but it made me cringe when I realized […]

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Emcee, Media, Video

Peep This: Jhene Aiko ft. Childish Gambino – Bed Peace

The new video for Jhene Aiko’s song with Childish Gambino, “Bed Peace”, draws inspiration from the Bed-In for Peace movement started by John Lennon and Yoko Ono back in 1969 as a way to peacefully demonstrate their opposition to the Vietnam War.  In Jhene and Bino’s case, they’re just protesting a bad case of the […]

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