Why Won’t Donald Trump Speak for America?i

The president lays himself at Vladimir Putin’s feet. The last time President Trump claimed that “both sides” were responsible for bad behavior, it didn’t go well. That was nearly a … Continue reading Why Won’t Donald Trump Speak for America?i

The New Business of Hip-Hop Beats: How One Company Gets Musicians Paid For Creating Samples

On June 10, manager Mike “Heron” Herard got a mysterious phone call from the Grammy-winning production duo Cool & Dre. Two artists Heron manages, multi-instrumentalist Leon Michels and composer Beat Butcha, had … Continue reading The New Business of Hip-Hop Beats: How One Company Gets Musicians Paid For Creating Samples

jacquemus launched his menswear line with a love letter to the boys of marseille

Who? “I don’t just do clothes, I write a story and then come the clothes,” Simon Porte Jacquemus explained to i-D back in 2014. It’s a design process that has … Continue reading jacquemus launched his menswear line with a love letter to the boys of marseille

HBO Is Adapting Lydia Diamond’s Broadway Play ‘Stick Fly’ For The Screen (Alicia Keys Producing)

Interesting… An screen adaptation of Lydia R. Diamond’s play Stick Fly has been ordered by HBO. You’ll recall that a recent Broadway run of the play was produced by Alicia Keys and Reuben Cannon, with Kenny Leon directing, … Continue reading HBO Is Adapting Lydia Diamond’s Broadway Play ‘Stick Fly’ For The Screen (Alicia Keys Producing)