Jazz Singer, Suraiye, Performs “My Funny Valentine”
You may remember Suraiye from our 5 Indie Artists You Should Hear series. She is a classically trained jazz singer who is equally adept in the genres of R&B and soul. In this video, Suraiye goes back to her jazz roots and delivers an outstanding live performance of “My Funny Valentine.” Tweet us @mochamanstyle... Read more
Maxwell Returns to the Spotlight with an Incredible Performance of “Lake by the Ocean”
Fresh off an incredible tribute to Prince at the BET Awards, Maxwell took the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform his new single “Lake by the Ocean” (not to be confused with DNCE’s “Cake by the Ocean”). The song is from his new album blackSUMMERS’night, the second in... Read more
The Africa Channel Honors the Legacy of Nelson Mandela with Ubuntu Awards
For the tech-savvy among us, the word Ubuntu conjures up thoughts of a Linux based operating system. However this word has a deeper meaning and philosophy. Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term roughly translating to “human kindness” or “humanity towards others.” The word is often used in a more philosophical sense to... Read more
Killerspin Helps You and Your Family to UnPlugNPlay
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Getting kids off the couch during summer vacation can be a challenge. With instant access to cell phones, gaming systems, PCs, and Netflix, they could spend the entire summer staring at screens. My kids are no different. Their optimal... Read more
“Lenny Cooke” Tells the Heartbreaking Story of the NBA Prospect who Ranked Above Lebron James
In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire, and Carmelo Anthony. Sadly, this outstanding athlete never played a minute in the NBA. After declaring himself eligible for the 2002 NBA draft, Cooke, shockingly, ended... Read more
Comicpalooza, the Largest Comic-Con in Houston, Will be Held July 17-19, 2016
Since it’s beginnings in the lobby of the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in July of 2008, Comicpalooza’s goal has been to help local comic creators reach the media and the public. Over the years, it has grown into a multi-genre, comic book, science fiction, anime, gaming, and pop culture convention. I’ve been attending the... Read more
BMW Designworks Collaborates with ZTE to Create the Luxurious AXON 7
BWM has a long legacy of designing beautiful vehicles. In 1995, the automaker expanded their design expertise to other areas by purchasing Designworks, a design firm that has provided creative consulting services to clients such as Rolls Royce, HP, Microsoft, Corsair, Coca Cola, Embraer, and Singapore Airlines. Their latest... Read more
Short Film “Concrete Royalty” Explores the Meaning Behind the Rhythm
“My heart still beats like a drum” – Joseph Wilson When I attended football games at my alma mater, Howard University, I looked forward to seeing the marching band perform. This talented group of young men and women were full of energy, creativity, and passion. I especially liked it... Read more
10 Amazing Dunks from the 2015-2016 NBA Season
A slam dunk is a type of shot that is performed when a player jumps in the air, controls the ball above the horizontal plane of the rim, and scores by putting the ball directly through the basket with one or both hands. – Wikipedia While this definition is... Read more
Find Out What Happened Muhammad Ali’s Missing Gold Medal
In his biography, The Greatest: My Own Story, Muhammad Ali tells the story of what happened to his Olympic gold medal from the 1960 Rome Olympics. Disgusted by being refused service in a Louisville diner, he tossed the medal into the Ohio River, making it an enduring symbol of... Read more