via: Opening Ceremony

by: Mecca James Williams

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When Solange released advanced copies of her new Saint Heron compilation earlier this month, she brought the party to Opening Ceremony in a decked out Lamborghini, customized by artist Rashaad Newsome. Ever since, I knew I had to track down the team who was behind the event by any means necessary. Saada Ahmed, Marjon Carlos, Elise Peterson, Diane “Shabazz” Varnie, Christina Coleman, and Armina Mussa are editors, friends, and the team behind SAINTHERON.COM, a new website featuring ahead of the curve commentary on music, culture, and politics.

 

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Sitting down with five of the editors last week at the Cleveland in SoHo (Armina, the sixth, was in New Orleans) it was clear they are intellectually thriving. Not that this was your average interview: wine was involved, as was an afternoon spent playing dress up at Opening Ceremony’s SoHo store.
 

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Join Mecca and her conversation with the visionary ladies of Saint Heron as she finds out not only who Solange calls her friends, but has entrusted with her new music website… here