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MUSIC: URBAN BUSH BABE ADELINE MICHÈLE (PT 2)

MUSIC: URBAN BUSH BABE ADELINE MICHÈLE (PT 2)

How was Escort formed, describe the sound. Escort was formed by 2 Vassar grads who met in college at an electronic music class, Eugene Cho and Dan Balis. They started DJing spinning rare old school disco records and quickly realized they should make their own music. I met them a few years later through a(…)

Nowness: Desert Son; Shamir Bailey (Video)

Nowness: Desert Son; Shamir Bailey (Video)

via: Nowness Directed by: Babak Khoshnoud and Will Abramson   North Las Vegas, known as Northtown, seems an unlikely musical inspiration—yet the area’s apparent absurdities and contradictions seem almost quintessentially American. A sprawling gambling resort surrounded by industrial parks and strip malls are all set against a backdrop of beautiful but unforgiving desert. 19-year-old singer Shamir Bailey, is(…)

Music: Behind The Scenes of TK Wonder’s Debut EP

Music: Behind The Scenes of TK Wonder’s Debut EP

“Being confident in yourself no matter what size you are and not letting negativity from others who project their insecurities upon you affect the positive way in which you think about yourself.” -TK Wonder     The premise behind her new single, here is a behind the scenes look at Singer/Lyricist/Songwriter, TK Wonder‘s upcoming debut(…)

Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

If you you are in the New York area come join me tonight at Battery Park’s free concert series at 7PM tonight, with Grammy nominated Jazz Trumpeter/Producer/Composer, Christian Scott and Singer/Songwriter, Isadora  Mendez (along with the Christian Scott Quintet). Relax with the backdrop of the historic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, while watching this incredibly(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adeline Michèle. I am from Paris. I live in Brooklyn.   Photo: Mike Schreiber    How long have you been natural? Forever. I had one experience with hair relaxer at 9 years-old, that was it.     What do you do? Is there(…)

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Love Apparatus jbiiimusic.com   “Creation is the vessel that molds life, without a woman art would not be so courageous. I find peace in openness, so I am grateful for the expression of self and I am aware of the power in vulnerability and the connection it brings about. Love Apparatus is for the heart(…)

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Imagine if 2% of the world’s population (approximately 140 million people) inexplicably vanish? Well that is the reality in HBO’s new show ‘The Leftovers‘. Cordially invited by HBO, I attended the premiere on Monday June 23rd, held at NYU Skirball Center in New York. Armed with m&m’s, strawberry/banana gummy bears and dearest friend, I settled in to watch(…)

Ardency Inn Cosmetics; Shadows on Stars (PT 2) + My Favorite Lip Colors

Ardency Inn Cosmetics; Shadows on Stars (PT 2) + My Favorite Lip Colors

I first discovered Ardency Inn cosmetics a few years ago when I worked with the brand as one of the faces in their first campaign. Still a relatively new cosmetics line centering around the creative energy of New York City, specifically on the “edge and free spirit of the downtown music scene, female recording artists,(…)