Author archives: kendrick daye

Vaskeen On The Myth Of Perfection

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While music has played the driving force in his business career Otha “Vakseen” Davis IIIʼs passion for the arts has served as his key to sanity in the fast paced entertainment industry. Drawing inspiration from women, emotions, and popular culture, his paintings deal with the theme of female identity and evolve around society's idolization of beauty, the[...]

Papercunt Is Tired Of The Sexist Shit

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Papercunt is currently working on a collection of analog collages from a self-described feminist point of view. According to the Sthlm based artist she is "tired of the sexist shit that's in the magazines... photos often taken by men, depicting women as objects. It's time to reclaim the female portrait." Take a closer look at some of our favorite works from[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Donny Goines feat J Cannon "Psalm 51:1"

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Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry… listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking.     [Verse 1: Donny Goines] Caught between Plymouth rock and a hard place God bless America, our faith Where young boys idolize Scarface And Heaven is a place so f[...]

Mood Ring: KES

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In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Los Angeles based new age R&B singer Kesington Kross, better known as KES's life. File This Under: Audio Justice.     (K)ids With Guns - Gorillaz This song is very provocative and daring...and the production shows that a song can be minimal, bare and indie and still be a mainstream hit a[...]

Motion Graffiti From A. L. Crego

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It's sometimes difficult to get the exact emotional response you get from seeing street art in person from a photo. An Instagram post doesn't take the place of still smelling the fresh spray paint on an amazing tag. But these gifs by A. L. Crego are a step in the right direction. The artist creates moving gifs, he calls them motion graffiti, of street art by[...]

We Are All Freaks

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#WirSindAlleFreaks, German for We Are All Freaks, tonight. ICYMI, Season Four of American Horror Story: Freak Show debuts. File This Under: #mynewobsession "American Horror Story: Freak Show" will debut Oct. 8 on FX.

Mood Ring: MoXiiE

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In her own words.  The soundtrack to the young black Madonna, burgeoning pop star Moxiie's life.   (M)er Girl - Madonna  It's just a theme I relate to, always running - always trying to get further away from something but it stays with you. Every time I think I've found myself, it's time to lose myself again. It's this restlessness within. [...]

Exploring The Transgressive Narrative Styles Of Oscar Varona

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Oscar Varona is a collage artist based in Madrid, Spain. He is influenced by transgressive narrative styles and little conventional notions. Oscar published his first book of stories, “Tremolo” in 2003. He has written several novels and his stories have been included in various international journals: The New Yinzer, (USA, 2009), Mondo Kronheca Literature ([...]

If You Don't Retweet This Post, We'll Kill This Dog

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I kid. I kid. But, this is all in the ironic spirit of Mag + Art.  Mag + Art is a brilliant art series by Phillippinne based artist Eisen Bernard Bernardo, that collages classical works of art with pop culture magazine covers.  “Famous paintings of artists like Boticelli, Ingres, Klimt and Picasso were overlain with iconic covers of popular magazines like L[...]

Afropunk In 60 Seconds Or Less

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 ICYMI, Alternative is the new Mainstream. This weekend defined culture for thousands of Bad Kids channeling Bad Brains, dancing proudly on the Fringe of the Fringe, with more style than a runway. #because Punk ain't dead, it moved to Brooklyn.   Afropunk in 60 seconds or less. photography by Brenten Williams   &n[...]