Tyler’s “Earfquake” and IGOR

One of the things I love most about seeing creatives at work and in their element is their freedom. When an artist—especially a performing musician—is really in their bag, it’s beautiful. Look at the video for Tyler, the Creator’s “Earfquake.” What the fuck is this? In it he stars as a ‘60s-era singer rocking on […]


Crowns & Hops Afropunk Story

Wrote this story recently on Teo and Beny, who run Crowns & Hops. They’ve been serving (and introducing) craft beer to a community who often isn’t invited in by the brands who are currently at the top: Black people. CROWNS & HOPS: CRAFT BEER FOR US, BY US I sat down with them out here […]


Game of Thrones Talk with SZA

SZA teamed up with Travis Scott and The Weeknd for “Power is Power,” the lead single from For the Throne: Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones. Now just because she’s on the soundtrack for TV’s most popular show doesn’t mean that she’s a true fan of it. Luckily, she is. ‘Game of […]