Life has been nothing but a rollercoaster for Ghanian-American Mame Adjei in the past year. In just under 12 months, Mame has been crowned Miss Maryland 2015, managed to be top 5 in the Miss USA 2015 competition and is currently a finalist on the hit CW series America’s Next Top Model.
It’s been a long day, as usual for me around this time of year.
Walking into the Liberty Fairs and Project Cobalt produced event New York Men’s Day held at Pier 94 I didn’t know exactly what to expect.
Nowadays, it isn’t hard to find someone who owns a camera attempting to pass themselves off as the next big thing behind a lens.
On the way back from a busy day in the city I found myself thinking a lot about the last 6 months and all the incredible things that have happened to the culture in terms of art and music and people putting their talents and voices together for a similar purpose.
If you were tasked to describe Herrick & Hooley, you’d have a hard time doing so. The eccentric trio has certainly proven their appeal with the release of their latest project. A consistent vibe and unapologetic style make for a much appreciated sound that doesn’t come around very often.
Since its conception, ILS has always prided itself on not only supporting the individuals we believe but also connecting with them.
A year in the making, “Counter Culture: The Curse of Online Status” is a documentary by UK director, Hamish Stephenson. It divulges into the very crux of millennial culture: social media politics. It’s begins with social media personality Mike The Ruler asking the mind-numbing question we’ve all asked ourselves “Why does your phone die ever time?” […]
For many, Dead Dilly is the mysterious being behind some of the most memorable and influential graphic art creations in 2014. Whether he’s working on personal projects, or being commissioned by Complex and other prestigious online publications, Dilly somehow produces inspiring art every time. His versatility has been on full display this entire year and […]
The recent undertaking of New York’s own Jeff Staple is something that he has been plotting on for quite a while now. If you are unaware, Jeff Staple is the owner of the famed Lower East Side street wear store Reed Space, which has become a fashion mainstay over a decade now.
Luka Sabbat may be of few words, but the young man has quickly become a household name amongst streetwear circles through his appearances in Alife and Wil Fry lookbooks, and even editorials in Vogue. Sabbat is a quintessential representative of fashion and popular culture’s incoming generation and is extending his influence by impacting the Internet’s unbarred potential to connect with […]
Reginae Carter has exponentially graduated since her days in the OMG Girlz. She’s surpassing her tween years, taking a stab at being a solo recording artist and following under her father’s rugged terrain of becoming hip-hip royalty. The Carter name bears prestigious baggage, but it’s insurance for the rising teen star who plans to start […]
Shash’U is a 30 year old producer and DJ whose Montreal-French accent is faint, yet inviting for a good story-telling. He grew up in the Uptown Records era, attributing to the nostalgic feeling in his production that he “re-conditions to today’s aesthetic.” He was 17 when he first began producing; but he soon found himself in […]
The recent widespread use of 3M reflective material in fashion has been a long time coming, but can be attributed to the impact of ICNY‘s reflective sock. Mike Cherman has seen the success of his brand skyrocket in the past year, but the young and humble founder of ICNY has been working at his craft for […]
Yesterday Kevin Abstract, with the help of Alivesinceforever and the duo [PerfectWorm], released his debut album MTV1987. With his fan base craving the project after an innovative promotion campaign, a small tour, and the release of ‘Drugs‘ music video, it was finally time for listeners to thoroughly enjoy MTV1987. Though Kevin just turned 18 today, the […]
This culture has more than its fair share of influencers, and amongst that group’s upper echelon is a man by the name of John Geiger. While he is the best friend and manager of Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis, John’s loyalty, hard work, and ability to adapt has placed him in the enviable position that he is in today. Though his […]