Author archives: kendrick daye

Disposable Media Is Funny, Because That’s All It Is

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Disposable Media is funny, because that’s all it is. Disposable Media. Snapchat is disposable media. And you fall into the dark ages, because it’s disposable, and media is a representation of your culture. So when you feed into disposable media, you’re feeding into disposable culture, and you wonder why kids have no appreciation for anything, beyond th[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Micah Freeman feat Father "The Red"

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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.   I'm coming down with a case of boogie Tell me, what am I to do? My suit is tailored and my girl's good-looking So what is it to you? When I try with all my mig[...]

Victor Koroma Is A Photographer That Thinks Like A Painter #WhatABeautifulMess

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"A Beautiful Mess" is Los Angeles based photographer Victor Koroma's artistic play on advertising ability to make certain products seem more appealing than they really are. Through carefully designed, aesthetic pleasing exterior packaging advertising companies deceive, trick and lure consumers. Victor is a photographer that thinks like a painter. To creat[...]

Lyrically Speaking: LouisYork "Clair Huxtable"

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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.     She likes to read books on philosophy She only eats at small cafes She questions every single part of me She makes me better every day It’s not the way she sty[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Angie Fisher "I.R.S."

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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.   2000 bucks would save my life 200 bucks would ease the pain The I.R.S. is on my case But I refuse to let them make me go insane 2000 bucks would pay the rent 200 bucks [...]

Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Like Portis Wasp Steal…Because #FTW

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I don’t say this often, but Portis Wasp is an artist after my own heart. Like me, he runs a men’s fashion and pop culture blog which showcases the best in fashion photography, men's fashion, music, and pop culture, and features interviews with models, photographers, designers, actors and popular celebrities. As an avid contributor to MTV Style on a regular b[...]

Mood Ring: Tommy Brown

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In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Grammy Nominated producer Tommy Brown's life.     "(T)uesday" - ILOVEMAKONNEN (featuring Drake) Who’s not going to pick "Tuesday?" Cause who doesn’t want to turn up on a Tuesday.   "(O)nly One" - Ariana Grande This is a record I did on Ariana’s album. It's one of my favorite so[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Madonna "Illumanti"

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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.   https://play.spotify.com/album/2jK8P5A9i90bibpVbSS9Lz   It's not Jay Z and Beyonce It's not Nicki or Lil Wayne It's not Oprah and Obama The Pope or Rihanna Queen [...]

Mood Ring: Marquis Phifer

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In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Founder of Provision NYC, Marquis Phifer's life.   "(M)elodies From Heaven" - Kirk Franklin & The Family ​I chose this song because​ we live in a culture where needing people's validation becomes more important than having God's anointing, and you'll sell yourself short. We hear so many ot[...]

Madonna on Basquiat and Haring

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In a recent interview with Interview Magazine, no pun intended, Madonna talks her relationship with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and other artists of her early New York days. "They were incredibly dedicated to their work. I mean, Basquiat was my boyfriend for a while, and I remember getting up in the middle of the night and he wouldn't be in bed lying[...]

Crosby “ClockWork Cros” and His Hand-Made Surreal Inspired Clocks

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Made in the Lower East Side of Downtown Manhattan in his native studio apartment... Crosby “ClockWork Cros” hand makes his clock art from photo-shopped high gloss photo paper that is laminated with 10 mil water proof laminate. He hand cuts the images twice before introducing the working clock movement into the eye of the image. Creating a functional work[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Kelis "Young, Fresh & New"

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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. Young and livin' fun, huh Sure look down and call it dumb, huh I could still see the sun, huh Do you remember 21, huh? Can I stay in the way, huh Grow up today, huh Can you real[...]

Provision + NYC: On Not Giving A Chic

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Provision + NYC is a concept retail platform empowering people through design to lead and impact in every sphere of life.​ ​Within a few months of their inaugural launch the brand has grabbed the attention of Supermodel Iman, ​Model Cynthia Bailey, Emmy nominated Actress Niecy Nash, "The Real" Talk Show Host Adrienne Bailon, Stylist to Jay-Z and HSN designe[...]

Taku Obata "Busts A Move" At Jonathan Levine Gallery

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#NowBlinkking Bust a Move, a series of new works by Japanese artist Taku Obata currently showing at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. The work which features dynamic life-size wooden sculptures, drawings and lithographs of b-boys, or break-dancers, with a distinctly interpreted fashion style. A b-boy himself, the artist has a precise understanding concerning the [...]

Todd Strong's Test Culture

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When humans leave this world, their machines stay behind. Self-automated and lonely, our savvy robots begin to experiment—tearing, digging, sowing, yielding, pumping, splashing, boiling. This is an imagined glimpse at their post-apocalyptic re-creation. - Todd Strong "Test Culture"   The adorable and altogether benignly curious, as Sianne Ngai de[...]

Artists! Submit Your Work To Art Nouveau

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  We're going to try something new with how we accept submissions. Please share your work for Art Nouveau here. The comments have the option to attach images, so please be sure to post an image with the link to your work. Be sure to read these before posting. Submission Guidelines: 1. If you see work that you like, upvote it so it appears close t[...]