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Short Film | Hezekiah: Dreams Don't Chase Themselves



Langston Hughes once posed the question, 'What happens to a dream deferred?' Dreams Don't Chase Themselves is a powerful short film where Hezekiah's character chronicles the various challenges he's been faced with in the pursuit of his career. It explores a range of emotion anywhere from self doubt to handling outside influences. In each scene he skillfully demonstrates how important it is to internalize, acknowledge, and address the things that are standing in the way of his vision coming to fruition. As his character goes on this revelatory exploration through a series of dreams, he awakens to the realization that he could very well be his own worse enemy.

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Public School S/S '15 Sneaker Collection




Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi, have done it again! Since winning the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2013, the New York based dynamic duo have in no way fallen short in making the statement that class is in session. Public School's spring/summer '15 delivery is easily among the ranks of the bigger named design houses that also have their hand in luxury sneakers. Beyond the use of choice materials, textures, and the sleek designs the collection simply offers something for almost every occasion.

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Editor's Pick | Undefeated x BAPE Paisley Tee




In case you missed it, earlier this month,  Undefeated and Bape released the look book for their latest spring '15 collaboration. Set in Los Angeles Por Vida captures the essence of the city's low rider culture. The collection has a number of offerings ranging from coach jackets to accessories. My personal favorite is the 'paisley tee'. I'm not always a fan of visible labels, but this particular tee flawlessly meshes both brands' signature insignias into one very dope piece.

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Lookbook | Rag & Bone Fall/Winter '15 Preview




 Get ready to armor yourself  for the weather next winter! Rag & Bone has centered their men's campaign around performance based pieces, once again showing that style doesn't have to be compromised for functionality. The collection consists of rubber coated linen and melton coats, flyweight nylon trenches, seam sealed puffas, construction-free felted wool blanket coats, and shearling hooded jackets. Whether you're going after a rugged, luxe street wear, or more refined look they have you covered.

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Documentary: 'Skrillex and Friends' Ft. Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monae, Zedd, A$AP Ferg,Damian Marley, Members Of The Grateful Dead and The Doors



Last week Bonnaroo announced its full SuperJam 2015 lineup. The festival is known for being themed around a specific genre of music and bringing artists and musicians together to perform outside of their known style. Last year's theme was electronics, so who better to enlist to host then  Skrillex?  The DJ/Producer put together an all-star band featuring Big Gigantic, Warpaint and members of The Doors, Grateful Dead, and Incubus. The vision was to create one of the most epic mufti-genre dance parties imaginable, which was a success!  Skrillex and Friends is a seven episode behind the scenes documentary that was filmed leading up to last years groundbreaking show. It features  appearances by Ms. Lauryn Hill, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monae, Damian Marley, Thundercat,  Mystikal, Craig Robinson and  more.

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Album Stream: Joey Bada$$ – 'B4.DA.$$'



In other birthday news, Joey Bada$$ released his first studio album to mark the occasion. In traditional Joey fashion, the highly anticipated project consists of solid production from the likes of J-Dilla, The Roots, DJ Premier, Statik Selektah, Hit-Boy, and more.  B4.DA.$$ (Before Da Money) also features tracks with Action Bronson, Elle Varner, and BJ The Chicago Kid to name a few.

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Video: Novelist x Mumdance '1 Sec'



In celebration of his 18th birthday, Novelist has released the visual for 1 Sec. It is the title track of his XL Recordings EP scheduled to be released in the states tomorrow 1/21. The project is a two song collaborative effort between the Emcee and producer Mumdance featuring their previously released Shook, as well as the instrumentals for both. Sit back and enjoy, as the duo take you on a trip through London's dark back streets.

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Shifting Our Energy | Again Gone… An Artistic Glance at 'Chi-raq'



Over the past few months, the news has been inundated with tragic stories concerning the insurgence of violence in Chicago. After speaking with our Editor-In-Chief, we decided that it is beyond necessary to address what is going on in 'Chiraq'.  Imagine, a city with so much beauty and history being compared to a war zone. Well, it's real. It is happening, and we (along with so many others) want to take part in finding solutions to rid this beloved city of such a horrific stigma.

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She Is She. You Are You. | Shantell Martin in Black and White

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When most people think of art, they think of intricate paintings or sculptures that they call beautiful simply because someone told them that they were. We have created our own impression on what "acceptable" art is and is not. The way we see it, everyone's mind works as it's own puzzle and we are truly lucky when we get to see someone's inner waves comes to life.

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Fully CHARged and ready to GAUX | Meet Charly & Margaux



Cue the dopest future-soul set at FreeCandy in Brooklyn, NY. Then add a room packed with the most eclectic unicorns, butterflies and mermaids you'd ever want to see in one place. Next, add a black lighting and a bit of incense. Done yet? Not quite. Make the creatures dance all together, warm bodies, hair swinging, muscles contracting, and add... ...my need to use le toilette. DAMMIT! The only thing worse than having to stop the epic party feel, is getting to the bathroom and then discovering...there is NO TOILET PAPER. Cue my side eye. "Uhhhhhhhhhh........" I say nervously. Then cue a voice, "Girl, I got chu!"

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