Sharpshooter Exclusive: TONE

Rarely do we recognize the efforts of those working behind-the-scenes. The dedicated individuals who document our vibrant culture(s) and make leaving a powerful legacy possible. To initiate this process of paying respect to these crucial observers, creators, and artists in their own right, I am kicking off a new blog section called “Sharpshooters” (which is … Continue reading

Buggin’ Out Exclusive: Inside the Mind of Mustafa

Malcolm MeLo Mustafa X is a fitting name for this larger-than-life Renaissance man. He can make you a beat, solve your rubik’s cube, rock your photoshoot, and throw you a crackin’ party with an explosive name like Electric Punanny without even breaking a sweat. With the release of his highly acclaimed FREE downloadable mixtape, Mustafa’s Renaissance, MeLo … Continue reading

New Design High School

Never underestimate the power and possibility of aimless web surfing. I’ve been checking out this site The New Pop: New York’s Online Video Magazine that serves as “a multi media visual log of our generation. showcasing our community in a stylized, informative and entertaining way”. Through the collaborative efforts of filmmaker and video artist Trevz and photographer … Continue reading

Electric Punanny Party

DJ dream team Jasmine Solano (not to be confused with the once-upon-a-time Jasmine Sola) and A.L.I.E.N. crew’s very own Melo-X are the brains and the beats behind the latest NYC party sensation cleverly coined: Electric Punanny @ Sway Mondays. Already on it’s fifth run, this eclectic gathering is all about leaving personal baggage at the door … Continue reading