Topman Launches New Collection: AAA FW16
To introduce the latest collections from their  in-house labels, Topman has created Private Views – a short series of films exploring originality through the voices of four emerging creative influencers. Headlining the Topman AAA film is Matthew Josephs, a hugely influential stylist and fashion director who has worked with the likes... Read more
Lecrae Performs “Can’t Stop Me Now” with Lelah Hathaway
Grammy-Award winning rapper Lecrae is one of the top voices in hip-hop today. However, his music doesn’t get widespread airplay. Fortunately, Questlove introduced Lecrae to Jimmy Fallon. The popular talk show host loved Lecrae’s music and booked him on the show. Since then, Lecrae has appeared on The Tonight... Read more
Director Justin Tipping’s Feature Film KICKS is Shockingly Raw and Remarkable
In director Justin Tipping’s feature debut film KICKS, 15-year-old Brandon longs for a pair of the freshest sneakers that money can buy; assuming that merely having them on his feet will help him escape the reality of being poor, neglected by the opposite sex, and picked on by everyone. After... Read more
Hip-Hop/Rock Supergroup Prophets of Rage Want to Make America Rage Again
What do you get when you combine elements of a revolutionary rock band and two iconic hip-hop acts? You get a supergroup of angry voices called Prophets of Rage. This newly formed band consists of Rage Against the Machine’s bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad... 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
Corinne Bailey Rae Performs “Green Aphrodisiac,” a Song About Blossoming Love
It’s new like the day I saw your eyes Green like the leaves, I’m falling in love again Corinne Bailey Rae is in a good place. The Grammy-award winning singer, who has endured some ups and downs in her personal and professional life, has released her latest album, The Heart... Read more
David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o Star in “Queen of Katwe,” the Story of a Young Chess Champion from Uganda
“The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them.” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and President of Liberia Queen of Katwe is the true story of 10-year Phiona, a girl in rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she meets Robert... Read more
Gallant’s Magnificent Performance is Worth its “Weight in Gold”
Gallant is a classic soul singer for a modern age. In 2014, he released his debut EP, Zebra, which he describes as “a sonic diary about dealing with the aftermath of New York.” After a few collaborations with other artists, Gallant teamed up with Jhené Aiko to record “Skipping Stones.”... Read more
In New Marvel Video Series, Ta-Nehisi Coates Opens Up About Black Panther
Atlantic columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates is used to writing about controversial issues related to race and what it means to be an African-American male in the United States. But what happens when the National Book Award and MacArthur “Genius Grant” winner has to write about an African King who just... Read more
Andra Day’s New Video for “Rise Up” Shows the Power of True Love
Andra Day is an incredible person. Although I already knew it, this fact was confirmed when I spent a morning with her. Day wants to use her music to inspire others. So far she’s been successful at achieving that goal. Her song, “Rise Up,” has already inspired millions of people... Read more