Tag Archives: art

Black Pop w/ Artist Xavier Payne Pt.2

Yesterday we introduced you to artist Xavier Payne. We had such a great time getting to know this young man that broke his interview up in two parts. Here’s where…

Black Pop w/ Artist Xavier Payne Pt.1

  Shorty By Nature | Xavier Payne   Artist: Xavier Payne Residence: Nashville Tennessee Influences: Kara Walker, Aaron Douglas, Frank Frazetta, Al Hirschfeld, Keith Haring etc..etc…etc… We’re super excited to have…

Street Etiquette: SLUMFLOWER

SLUMFLOWER | Source Street Etiquette Artist:  Joshua Kissi & Travis Gumbs Project: SLUMFLOWER In 2008 Joshua Kissi & Travis Gumbs founded the wildly popular mens lifestyle blog Street Etiquette. Their collective…

The Richmond Mural Project

Street Artist Aniekan | Richmond, VA My little hometown of Richmond, VA is growing increasingly cool with each passing year.  Some of my favorite music artists are visiting the city,…

Representation Matters

“Well, when I was nine years old, Star Trek came on, I looked at it and I went screaming through the house, ‘Come here, mum, everybody, come quick, come quick,…

Get To Know An HBG ( Happy Black Guy)

A few months ago we launched a column titled “Get To Know an HBG“. As always the abbreviation was intended for Happy Black Girls and the purpose of the column…

Keep On Moving

“To the people of the world: Music is our sanctuary. We shall play on…” – Jazzie B. Every Father’s Day, I fight the blues.  I miss my dad so much…