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Eternal Learner

Fake it until make it or nah? Since I started this website in March and even months prior to that when I’d think about how I presented myself to you guys, I wrestled with how much of an expert I’d sell myself to be. Would I be the “Oh shucks, I’m just hoping to turn […]

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Profiles: Bridget Kelly

If there’s one thing being in the music business as a journalist or simply roaming New York City streets for nearly eight years now as a resident has taught me, it’s that there are so many talented people in this world. Waiting for the L train at the Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn always means […]

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Profiles: Ambi 67

“Lovin’ me is complicated.” It’s a Kendrick Lamar line from “Alright,” a song from his sophomore album To Pimp a Butterfly that dropped a few weeks back. The cut’s been on loop here for more than an hour at Ambika “Ambi 67” Lewis’ Brooklyn home studio where the craftsman makes her art, tactful images of […]

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Profiles: Ro James

The son of a military man probably knows a thing or two about routines. Proving the idea so, here is Ro James deep in Brooklyn, New York getting his set in order at Brooklyn 1834, a creative clubhouse of sorts where a fully functional rehearsal space—jumbo speakers, drums, keyboards, guitars, the whole shebang—crank in a […]

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Profiles: Hollywood Hino

A wintry mix falls onto the quiet streets of the New York City’s Financial District. With the weather being the type that encourages most to bury themselves under blankets, it’s a wonder that Church Street Boxing gym is as busy as it is. The ring has two sparring boxers, both hoping not to be knocked […]

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