Kenny Burns & Rob Hill Sr tour – LLL
Mar01

Kenny Burns & Rob Hill Sr tour – LLL

Photography and Video by: Charles Andre Thomas  It’s winter in Chicago; the time is 6:50 pm in the auditorium of the Harold Washington Cultural Center on M.L.K Drive. The seats in the auditorium began to fill up instantly and despite the frigid temperatures outside, Chicagoans came to witness two dreamers; both on stage together for the first of many times. As I glanced at the stage, I saw two chairs and a poster of the night’s...

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Big Sean Presents “Aura Gold”
Feb24

Big Sean Presents “Aura Gold”

Inspired by the life and look of Billboard charting phenomenon Big Sean, Aura Gold is a contemporary mens street wear brand that is deeply rooted in the worlds of sports and music. Instantly recognizable by its rich textures, sophisticated details and iconic lion logo – Aura Gold is a reflection of Big Sean’s meticulous creative direction and quality standards.                                                                      The...

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Hello Mr. President – Exclusive Editorial
Jan24

Hello Mr. President – Exclusive Editorial

Sweet Suella Channels the Great Marilyn Monroe Idols, many of us have them.  They inspire us, they indirectly guide us and in a weird sense they make us better people through the greatness we see in them.  Connie “Sweet Suella” experienced radio personality now residing in Chicago working at V103fm, has always looked  up to Marilyn Monroe. Through Marilyn we get confidence in self, confidence in inner and external beauty....

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Inexpensive products that repair skin
Jan22

Inexpensive products that repair skin

Repairing skin from the inside out.. I have recently decided to move to a new city, which means I need to watch my coins. With everything that is happening I have not been taking care of my skin like I should, because of this I broke out. This doesn’t happen often but my issue is the dark marks that are left behind (hyper pigmentation). So I did some research to find inexpensive natural products that really work to keep skin...

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Zoe Saldana – Flare Magazine
Dec18

Zoe Saldana – Flare Magazine

Zoe Saldana is sheer purple on the cover of Flare magazine’s January 2014 issue   Here’s what the 35-year-old actress had to share with the mag: On the power of women today: “Women aren’t wimpy. They don’t complain all the time. They can open up jars! They can fucking save the day! They can support their whole family. They can support their men. Half of my friends make more money than their male partners.” Check out more photos...

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PRSVR – New Luxury Work Boot
Nov26

PRSVR – New Luxury Work Boot

New Luxury Work Boot Brought to you by the Chicago based premium leather lifestyle-brand PRSVR. This highly anticipated Luxury Work Boot will be available Black Friday with 87 pairs remaining due to heavy demand in pre-orders….so don’t wait to the last minute for your pair act now at PRSVR...

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Barneys new Jay-Z collection
Nov23

Barneys new Jay-Z collection

Jay-Z has done it again. The Jay-Z Collection from Barneys is finally here  and available for shoppers, despite the controversy I can truly say Jay-Z delivered with the product although it’s pricey it’s understandable given that it’s coming from Barney’s New York so spending $2,295 on a jacket is standard versus $295 for a Rocawear Jacket. Not to knock Rocawear (because they have done amazing job at revamping the new gear) I just feel...

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J-Bees USA Fashion Show – Presented by J Panache x Smart Dress
Nov21

J-Bees USA Fashion Show – Presented by J Panache x Smart Dress

J-Bees Chicago.. Not quite sure if it’s Chicago’s popular night club “Lumen” that compels designers and boutiques to host their fashion shows at this particular trendy location, or if it’s the night-life concierge and style team they’ve recently connected with! Apparently, it is the genius collaboration of the two! The duo, J-Panache (pronounced puh-nash), a company founded by Jasmine Noelle, (a media and event specialist)...

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Rock The Bells Festival 2013
Sep25

Rock The Bells Festival 2013

Hip Hop You Don’t Stop… Rock The Bells is an annual, hip-hop festival that celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Northern California.  This concert series originally started in southern California, but has since toured throughout the world. This year’s concert featured a lineup of high-profile and old school artists that included Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Mob, Common,E-40 & Too Short, Trinidad...

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Must Have Dope Boy Magic
Jun20

Must Have Dope Boy Magic

Support and watch it grow! Summer won’t be the same.. The lifestyle brand, Dope.Boy.Magic has all the gear that’ll “make the trap say, Aye!” Their versatile approach to typical street wear apparel definitely brings the hood to the mainstream fashion world. The brand has reached the likes of your favorite rappers such as Trinidad James, and have released their latest Spring/Summer 2013 Collection ”Rest In Fits”...

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