9 days ago | Hip-Hop
Sitting against a white, digital backdrop is a 3D, violet and cerulean octahedron smeared with pink brush strokes. The octahedron is an aural manipulator: If you expand it, it adds reverb; if you move it with two fingers, it adds a repeated beat e...
15 days ago | Hip-Hop
In 2012, as the murmur surrounding Brooklyn-based hip-hop collective Pro Era started to build, the group's frontman, Joey Bada$$, made his debut with the mixtape 1999. To many, 1999 was a breath of fresh air, featuring the baby-faced Joey, then 17...
28 days ago | Latin American
Maribel Araujo emigrated to the U.S. from Venezuela to pursue a career as a film and television producer. One day while working on a film in Brooklyn, she met a friendly man running a juice bar, who was talking to his clientele and playing very lo...
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2 months ago | African
A vertical blue neon sign glows outside the restaurant The Cecil (210 West 118th Street; 212-866-1262), an Afro-Asian-American fusion restaurant. Inside, the restaurant is expansive, the lights dimmed, the atmosphere romantic. Opened by Richard Pa...
2 months ago | Vegetarian and Vegan
by Chloe. sits in the heart of the West Village, just a few blocks away from New York University and Washington Square. The modern, shabby chic interior — white walls, whimsical menu design, oval-shaped hanging chairs and family style table — is a...