#AroundLA: Nneka Gigi’s UNINVITED – Art Exhibition & Film Screening [APR 20]

Uninvited (2017) is a street couture inspired short visual project directed by Zachary Bxllion, Nneka Gigi and Ronnel Hudson.  On April 20th, 2017 the team will be screening the project for the first time, accompanied by Nneka Gigi’s debut collection in a gallery style exhibition!

Please don’t miss this event, we were NEVER invited.

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FREE Ticket Registration Available here: NNEKA GIGI’S UNINVITED 4/20/17

This event is sponsored in part by BuffaLowe PR and Flagrant City!

Steph Lecor Feat. Migos – I Know You Ain’t [SINGLE]

“You know I’m in love with yo bootyyyyy” New heat from the sultry Miami Mami Steph Lecor.  Boss Lady BuffaLowe stumbled upon this goddess doing light promo for the Rhonda Jane brand, and a super dope track, “Saturday” initially caught Lowe’s attention, and it will be featured on Illicit Activities (dropping on FlagrantCity.com – check out (Illicit Activities Vol 1-7) on 4/20).

But this brand new track “I Know You Ain’t” features a couple verses from the Atlanta rap group, Migos and an ode to R. Kelly with his feeling on yo booty throwback adlibs.

Check it out below!

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PJ – This Is What It Looks Like [Video]

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Having a rough week? Maybe even a rough month? PJ’s recent release This Is What It Looks Like is what you need to power through. Soulful vocals coupled with visuals reminiscent of Carrie Mae Weems’s Kitchen Table Series serve as a powerful reminder that though we all must face obstacles in life, we still find a way to persevere. Even more so, we’re stronger, kinder, and wiser because of it. A gentle prompt that we are the masters of our future, even when it seems we have lost control.

Check out the powerful video here.

Follow PJ on IG and subscribe to her YouTube channel for more sounds to make your day.

Venzella Joy Joins the Big Screen! [FILM]

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Venzella Joy takes her rightful place on stage as she joins the cast and crew of Pitch Perfect 3! The Buffalo native is already well-known as the drummer for Beyoncé, but now she’s expanding her talents to the movie screens as well! There’s a lot of buzz surrounding what PP3 is about, but either way fans are excited to see Venzella shine in every way possible. Break a leg Ms. Joy! (Or don’t…? That saying is tricky…)

Follow Venzella on IG to keep up with her progress and future projects! Wish her luck and check out this article for insight on PP3!

Ill Camille – Heirloom [Album]

Music for the soul, that’s Ill Camille.  New listeners and old alike, support this amazing Queen on her Quest for greatness, by way of her latest release Heirloom available for pre-order on iTunes!

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Download on iTunes: Heirloom by Ill Camille

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Preview a few tracks from the project over at Jakarta Records’s Bandcamp – they will be converting the project into an exclusive vinyl record also!

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BuffaLowe Wants to Know: Where the Haters At? [Opinion Piece]

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  In order for a candidate to become president they must have an overwhelming support of the citizens, right? They would at least need more people who want to see them in power than those who would rather they fail. I mean… isn’t that the whole reason why we’re urged to vote? Told our voices matter and all the other propaganda? The 2009 inauguration of President Barack Obama (yes, girl I said President present tense because he’s still my President FOH) had an attendance record of more than 1.8 million according to CNN politics.

    So where are all the self-hating bigots who voted for Captain Cheezit? They have no problem sitting behind a camera and spewing messages of hate, or even attacking defenseless POC for no justifiable reason, but very few showed up to support the man THEY deemed fit to be in power. When listening to Trump’s inauguration speech the reason becomes a bit clearer. At least to me. His speech was littered with the uses of ‘i’ and ‘me’ as opposed to ‘us’ and ‘we’. ‘I can fix these problems’ and ‘I am the answer’.

    So maybe Trump’s followers didn’t show because their lazy asses felt their task was done. They screamed hate to the heavens and their Gods have responded. So all that’s left for them to do is sit back and let havoc wreck itself. Even so, We the People should see this as an opening. Our support of love is far greater than their message of hate. The power rests in our hands and it’s up to us to use it to rectify the problems that have plagued America since it’s founding. Let’s make it right one step at a time! This is our call to action.

    In the mean time in-between time, check out this article with more photos showing the recent inauguration’s lack of attendees.