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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos. | Make It Yoself by Nashish Scott.

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Serves 4   | Prep Time : 45 minutes For Avocado Cream 2 ripe avocados pitted and peeled 1/3 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt For Chipotle Mayo 1 cup mayonnaise 2 chilies in adobo sauce chopped 2 tablespoon adobo sauce For Tacos 8 medium eggs 1 cup cheddar cheese 1 …

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NEW MUSIC. | “BIG DREAMS” | MARK STEELE.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ognizant of the Creator, Mark Steele is determined. The second single from his anticipated album, Almost Time, which drops on October 28, demonstrates how tightly he grasps to his “Big Dreams.” Through a near faultless delivery the North Carolina MC narrates a tapestry of trials that attempted to detour his lofty aspirations. His spirit, as resilient as his last name, serves as …

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Two Hours at Tina Kim Gallery. | Yiso Bahc x Seoyoung Chung x Beom Kim.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ina Kim Gallery is pleased to present Two Hours, an exhibition curated by Hyunjin Kim featuring work by three seminal contemporary South Korean artists: Yiso Bahc, Seoyoung Chung and Beom Kim. Comprised of 42 works made between the late 1990’s and the early 2000’s – a period of dramatic change in South Korea as the country established a civilian government and …

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NEW MUSIC. | “WILDFLOWERS” | CAGED ANIMALS.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]reation is helping to spur the delivery of Caged Animals‘ upcoming album. Not since 2013 has the band released a cohesive album. The as-yet-named album is being crowned with the recent single, “Wildflowers.” A friendship, a romantic relationship, and a familial bond forms the foundation of the collective’s artistic DNA. This kaleidoscope of shared perspectives and experiences delivers rites-of-passage that are …

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THE DAILY SPLICE. | ADAM HALE.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]dam “Mr. Splice” Hale possesses the acute precision of a board certified plastic surgeon. The London-based chap transforms monotony into magic. The mundane becomes masterful. Reality shifts as he crafts an endless supply of free magazines into aesthetically-pleasing collages. An array of reactions are elicited from his art. Through The Daily Splice — the global voyeur is invited to enjoy his polished Instagram …

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NEW MUSIC. | “NAS ALBUM DONE” | DJ KHALED FT. NAS.

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[dropcap]“N[/dropcap]as Album Done,” which appears on DJ Khaled’s number one album Major Key is a collaborative gem. The video, which features gyrating and beautiful women, coupled with a scenic Bahamian backdrop, is not enough to sway attention from Nas’ entrenched lyricism. The Dancehall legend and actor, Louie Rankin, who portrayed the prolific role of Ox, in Hype Williams’ 1998 film, Belly, even blessed …

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NEW MUSIC. | “L.A. TO JAPAN” | VON TAÉ.

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[dropcap]V[/dropcap]on Taé is in the midst of successfully transforming a once lofty dream into a concrete reality. From 2009 to the present, his inherent ambition and intentional action is getting his music noticed. Various outlets like MTV have featured his perspective. To help assuage the wait for his anticipated début, Young Man Ambition, the Maryland native recently dropped “L.A. To …

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Hung Out to Dry. | Sally Gall.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n her series of clothesline inspired photographs, artist Sally Gall transforms a menial chore into a work of art. There is already something graceful and soothing about shirts, blouses, table clothes and bedsheets billowing gently in the wind. Utilizing angles, Gall heighten this allure, creating images that resemble abstract paintings. The series also has a devilish appeal, as some of the …

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NEW MUSIC. | “PRIMA DONNA” | VINCE STAPLES.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tepping away from the camera’s all-consuming and often distorted glare, Vince Staples, uses “Prima Donna” as an introspective journey. The Long Beach wordsmith tackles topics that many the melanin-enriched man may ponder. Through candid delivery the MC challenges several stereotypes. Angst attacks his vocals as he raps, “…I know, it’s right back to the ghettos that they hope that I …

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NEW MUSIC. | “WRKWRKWRK[WTT]” | PROD. BY KNXWLEDGE.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]nxwledge continues to flex his creativity. After working with both Kendrick Lamar and  Anderson .Paak he’s set his sight on Rihanna. With Hex10 – the latest installment of his Hexual Sealings series – the audiophile attacks the Bad Gal’s mainstream staple. The brain child of an East coast native, who  is currently residing in sunny L.A., “WrkWrkWrk[Wtt]” is shrouded in shadows. …

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NEW MUSIC | “LOVE SOMEBODY” | TA-KU & WAFIA.

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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom the recently released EP (m)edian, Ta-ku & Wafia’s “Love Somebody” is the ubiquitous tale of heartache. This effortless collaboration was recently released by the indie Australian imprint, Future Classic. The Down Under quasi-duo reinforces the label’s credibility. Within this angst-filled ode, the Aussie ensemble contemplates love’s complexities. Tangled emotions are caressed by airy yet sincere vocals. Here, uncertainty and …