Steve Aoki On His Upcoming Album, Collaborating with Lil Uzi, and More

Steve Aoki On His Upcoming Album, Collaborating with Lil Uzi, and More
On your upcoming album, your contributors are heavily rap artists. 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, T-Pain, Ma$e, Wale, Lil Uzi Vert, Rich The Kid and more contributed to the 10-track album. Can you speak on your decision to make the album heavily rap?
I’ve been on the road to finishing my Neon Future trilogy. I’ve been producing that album for two years and in the process, I’m taking sessions from every artist I want to work with. It all kind of started, this idea to form Kolony as an album, when…

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Must-Read Books of Contemporary Poetry

Must-Read Books of Contemporary Poetry
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list, but rather than sticking to the typical dystopian or mystery novel, try something different and delve into the world of contemporary poetry. What does modern poetry bring to the table? Provocative commentaries and revelations on love, heartbreak, and most importantly, the issues surrounding society today. Forget the poetry that you were forced to read in high school and pick up one of these books written by contemporary poets.
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Must-Read Books of Contemporary Poetry

Kendall+Kylie Drops Vintage Music Tee Collection

Kendall+Kylie Drops Vintage Music Tee Collection
Kendall + Kylie’s most recent drop features a series of repurposed vintage Rock vs. Rap tees with overlays pertaining to the sisters themselves. The band tee collection takes the girls’ distinct relaxed, oversized style and puts their visage or logo over the classic vintage tee. The line gives out a cool vibe, in an old-meets-new way. The shirts are retailing for $125 and each tee will be numbered individually as it is alimited edition collection. Shop the collection on kendall-kylie.com.

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Kendall+Kylie Drops Vintage Music Tee Collection

Lana Del Rey’s Most Important Music Videos, From “Born to Die” to “Lust for Life”

Lana Del Rey’s Most Important Music Videos, From “Born to Die” to “Lust for Life”
 
Lust for Life
A refreshingly happy Lana Del Rey croons in white gloves, socked-feet, and ’60s style, while slow dancing with The Weeknd atop the Hollywood Sign. His falsettos have us swooning, as do the tender moments between the two stars—marking their first appearance together in a music video, despite numerous prior collaborations. All in all, it’s a delightfully romantic clip that successfully brings Del Rey’s cheeky Lust for Life Hollywood narrative to life.
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Lana Del Rey’s Most Important Music Videos, From “Born to Die” to “Lust for Life”

Why Protesters Are Using The Handmaid’s Tale to Fight the GOP Healthcare Bill

Why Protesters Are Using The Handmaid’s Tale to Fight the GOP Healthcare Bill
Many disadvantaged people are waiting with bated breath right now for the Senate’s decision on the GOP’s healthcare replacement bill, a decision we now know isn’t going to come until at least after July 4. However, in order to see where the bill lies in the court of public opinion, one needs to look no further than the senate steps, where 30 Planned Parenthood protesters showed up dressed as handmaidens, the subjugated characters from the classic novel and now hit Hulu show, The Handmaid’s…

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Why Protesters Are Using The Handmaid’s Tale to Fight the GOP Healthcare Bill

Must-See New York City Exhibitions on Display Now

Must-See New York City Exhibitions on Display Now
As we approach midsummer, things are starting to get to the point where they feel routine. Whether you’re working or on break, the long, hot days tend to become draining and it’s hard not to lose your sense of creative direction—especailly when you spending your time trying to figure out how to avoid the heat. One of the best remedies? Going to a museum or art gallery. It’s a great way to ignite your creative drive, and, as a bonus, they tend to be air conditioned. Check out some of our…

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Must-See New York City Exhibitions on Display Now

Gucci Releases New Book Shot by Legendary Punk Photographer Derek Ridgers

Gucci Releases New Book Shot by Legendary Punk Photographer Derek Ridgers
Ever the luxury brand to experiment with mediums when it comes to capturing its collections, Gucci will display its 2017 pre-fall line in a new limited edition book. The tome was shot by Derek Ridgers, a music photographer that made his name capturing the punk scene and bands such as Siouxie and The Banshees, The Ramones, and Adam & The Ants. The new collection is named after the first encyclopedia of natural history: Hortus Sanitatis, Latin for “The Garden of Health.”
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Pharrell, Big Sean, and Katy Perry Star in Tropical Video for Calvin Harris’ New Track “Feels”

Pharrell, Big Sean, and Katy Perry Star in Tropical Video for Calvin Harris’ New Track “Feels”
What happens when an A-list crowd of rappers, singers, and style icons are trapped together on a tropical island? A stylish, sultry, and psychedelic collaboration.
Calvin Harris’ new track “Feels” is among several star-studded songs featured on his upcoming album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1. We’ve already gotten a taste of the album with his tracks  “Slide,” featuring Frank Ocean and Migos, “Heatstroke” featuring  Young Thug, Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande, and “Rollin” fe…

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Pharrell, Big Sean, and Katy Perry Star in Tropical Video for Calvin Harris’ New Track “Feels”