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Styled in a Crown of Glory

Houstonians celebrated a week of fashion and philanthropy during the annual Houston Fashion Week showcased at the JW Marriott Hotel. Notable dignitaries in attendance were Ms. Trinelle Mc Hughes-Thomas from the City of Houston, Mayor's office, Miss Houston, Miss Teen Houston, Mrs. Texas Int'l, Miss Jr. Lone Star State and Miss Teen…

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Added by Macintosh Smith on November 9, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Cultural Celebration at Inaugural African Fashion Week Houston

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The first annual African Fashion Week Houston brought together Houstonians and international guests to celebrate the cultural traditions of…
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Added by Macintosh Smith on August 30, 2014 at 2:03am — No Comments

THE CITY OF DALLAS EMBRACES AFRICAN FASHIONS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

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L to R: Publisher Tosan Aduayi, Kimma Wreh of TeKay Designs and Regina Onyeibe (The City of Dallas Africa liaison officer)…


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Added by Macintosh Smith on June 3, 2014 at 12:15am — No Comments

INTERVIEW: Outspoken electro punk band BLXPLTN talk new record and Stop and Frisk. #SoundCheck

It's rare for a band to make such a huge impression despite only having 2 finished songs recorded, but Austin's BLXPLTN are something else. A mix of electro and hardcore punk, the trio's 2 singles “Train” and “Stop and Frisk” are positively bone-crushing. The trio of kQ, TaSzlin, and Javelin are coming to Brooklyn to play an AFROPUNK…

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Added by Sound Check on March 31, 2014 at 9:08am — 1 Comment

Electro-punk band BLXPLTN eviscerates Stop and Frisk in this first look at their debut record. #SoundCheck

They've only finished recording 2 songs so far, but everyone we've played BLXPLTN's demos for has had the same reaction. “What is this? This is fucking dope.” It'd basically be irresponsible not to share it.



By Nathan Leigh, AFROPUNK Contributor…

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Added by Sound Check on February 10, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Jimi Hendrix biopic featuring Andre 3000 will make its US premiere at SXSW!

The Jimi Hendrix biopic featuring Andre 3000 will make its US premiere at the SXSW Festival in March! Billboard reports: "John Ridley's 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' comes to SXSW after playing the Toronto International Film Festival. Benjamin portrays the guitarist in 1966-67 as he is on the verge of becoming a rock legend."…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 3, 2014 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Feature: King Texas

King Texas is a photographer born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.  He grew up in the astringent realities of East New York while regularly traveling with his father who worked for the United Nations. Texas' current project, BLA CK NESS, highlights the…

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Added by Eye Candy on January 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Photo Essay: My Punk Rock Youth 1987-1992

Looking through their eyes / it was hard for me to walk / walk / as I judged my walk / as stiff and “white” / and hated myself. / I saw myself / through their eyes / on the / Football field / Basketball court / Baseball diamond / Hell of high-school gym class / stumbling around / in ignorance of the rules / and fear of the hurtling spheres / and I judged myself / a useless faggot.



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Added by Eye Candy on August 3, 2011 at 8:00pm — 43 Comments

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