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Toronto-based photographer Kibby Kibwana 'Embrace's body positivity in powerful new editorial

Posted by Eye Candy on April 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

When it comes to showcasing all body types and appearances, fashion photography has a major problem. Because beauty is associated with bodies privileged in a white-supremacist, fatphobic, ableist society, models are supposed to…

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Alabama Shakes are coming to a city near you to rock TF out

Posted by Sound Check on April 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Good news for fans of Blues-Rock band Alabama Shakes, the group recently announced additional dates for their current …

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France-based visual artist Léa-Paloma Rydlova celebrates African hair and beauty in vibrant paintings

Posted by Eye Candy on April 27, 2017 at 12:49pm 0 Comments

Get into the colorful paintings of French artist Léa-Paloma RydlovaBut. Paying particular attention to Black hair and Black women's bodies, the artist's work is full of bold colors, creating her distinctive style. In one a…

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OP-ED: Black people who don't vote are not stupid, and many vote pushers are anti-Black

Posted by The Race Card on April 27, 2017 at 12:13pm 0 Comments

For most of my schooling, I was treated as somewhat of a golden child. As an advanced placement student in a majority Black district, where most of the other Black kids weren’t surpassing their white peers scholastically like I…

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Visual artist ActionHankBeard caricaturizes pop culture with expressive illustrations

Posted by Eye Candy on April 27, 2017 at 11:58am 0 Comments

Check out the playful pop culture-inspired work of artist and illustrator ActionHankBeard. Taking cues from 90s animation and pop art history, more broadly, AHB’s illustrations perfectly, using geometric shapes to caricaturize…

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Anderson .Paak is working with Nile Rodgers, Bruno Mars & Disclosure on NxWorries project

Posted by Sound Check on April 26, 2017 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

Via Instagram, ‘Malibu’ singer Anderson. Paak hinted at an upcoming collaboration with tourmate Bruno Mars,…

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PREMIERE: Folk-rock singer Andy Palmer pays tribute to Harriet Tubman in powerful new single "Black Moses"

Posted by Sound Check on April 26, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Denver-based Andy Palmer has the type of timeless voice you'll never forget. Weighty and full of emotion, the folk-rock singer's music has been compared to the likes of Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, hypnotic in its ability to be both… Continue
 
 
 


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