[Unknown Known] Profile: Livefromthecity

[Unknown Known] Profile: Livefromthecity

Name: Livefromthecity From: Wilkinsburg, PA Projects Released: Bright Lights (as King Legion, 2014), Seasons EP (2014), The Last Pick EP (2015), Sex Sells (2015), King Of The Sun (2016), The Freak Show (2016)

Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Article and Photo (above) by Julie Kooser Tim “Paizley” Powell grew up in what he describes as a “small small small” town, lacking people that truly connected with him. “I lived in a place where there weren’t a lot of people that identified with me just because of my skin color.

JENESIS Magazine Presents “Always Getting Better” Documentary Featuring Tairey

JENESIS Magazine Presents “Always Getting Better” Documentary Featuring Tairey

“Always Getting Better” focuses on the journey of Tairey Perez, a young Pittsburgh artist who’s always taken his career path into his own hands.

Marqui Lyons Finds New Opportunity With Her 1st Curated Exhibition With Hebru Brantley

Marqui Lyons Finds New Opportunity With Her 1st Curated Exhibition With Hebru Brantley

Article by Julie Kooser Photo above by Isaiah Mays Photos below by Julie Kooser Marqui Lyons of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has curated her first art exhibition, featured at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. “It was important to me to find a special artist that is world renowned that I could bring to the city of Pittsburgh,” […]

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Name: • VRSX • (Verse) Website: Instagram.com/vrsx_ Artistic Style: Surreal Digital Collage Art, Remixed Photography


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Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Article and Photo (above) by Julie Kooser Tim “Paizley” Powell grew up in what he describes as a “small small small” town, lacking people that truly connected with him. “I lived in a place where there weren’t a lot of people that identified with me just because of my skin color.

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Name: • VRSX • (Verse) Website: Instagram.com/vrsx_ Artistic Style: Surreal Digital Collage Art, Remixed Photography

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Hassani Kwess Releases His Long Awaited 2nd EP “PinkSongsEP”

Hassani Kwess Releases His Long Awaited 2nd EP “PinkSongsEP”

A long time favorite at JENESIS, Hassani Kwess delivers a new 16 track EP, PinkSongsEP. If you talk to him, you’d know this project is something he is proud of. In our opinion Hassani connects the best with producer MisterNeek on such tracks like stand out “OurSide” and “U Don’t” but he sounds most comfortable delivering his “Tron Wave” with […]

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[Read In Full] JENESIS Magazine August 2015 Issue Featuring Baron Batch

[Read In Full] JENESIS Magazine August 2015 Issue Featuring Baron Batch

BUY THE ISSUE HERE This issue features all creatives. From traditional painters to clothing designers to curators; they all hustle to build their brands from the ground up as entrepreneurs taking a chance. This issue features Baron Batch who’s made a respected name for himself by building up one of the more well known art spaces in Pittsburgh and continuously […]

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[Unknown Known] Profile: Livefromthecity

[Unknown Known] Profile: Livefromthecity

Name: Livefromthecity From: Wilkinsburg, PA Projects Released: Bright Lights (as King Legion, 2014), Seasons EP (2014), The Last Pick EP (2015), Sex Sells (2015), King Of The Sun (2016), The Freak Show (2016)

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The Media Has To Do Better

The Media Has To Do Better

Article by Thomas Agnew Edited by Matt Brown I cried yesterday for an hour straight after my best friend, the father of my God Daughter, told me to be safe. Then on social media, I witnessed a mother, Diamond Reynolds, handcuffed with her daughter, helpless after they killed her boyfriend sitting right next to her in her vehicle. I immediately […]

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Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Tim “Paizley” Powell Is Pushing Boundaries With His Upcoming “No Fate” Gallery Series

Article and Photo (above) by Julie Kooser Tim “Paizley” Powell grew up in what he describes as a “small small small” town, lacking people that truly connected with him. “I lived in a place where there weren’t a lot of people that identified with me just because of my skin color.

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JENESIS Magazine Presents “Always Getting Better” Documentary Featuring Tairey

JENESIS Magazine Presents “Always Getting Better” Documentary Featuring Tairey

“Always Getting Better” focuses on the journey of Tairey Perez, a young Pittsburgh artist who’s always taken his career path into his own hands.

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Marqui Lyons Finds New Opportunity With Her 1st Curated Exhibition With Hebru Brantley

Marqui Lyons Finds New Opportunity With Her 1st Curated Exhibition With Hebru Brantley

Article by Julie Kooser Photo above by Isaiah Mays Photos below by Julie Kooser Marqui Lyons of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has curated her first art exhibition, featured at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. “It was important to me to find a special artist that is world renowned that I could bring to the city of Pittsburgh,” […]

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epitome. Releases Nostalgic Pittsburgh “79 Jersey”

epitome. Releases Nostalgic Pittsburgh “79 Jersey”

The epitome. ’79 Jersey is an ode to one of the greatest years in the city’s history. 1979 was a year that saw the Pittsburgh Pirates bring home the World Series, and the Pittsburgh Steelers protect the city’s Super Bowl crown. At a time in which many changes were happening in the region that caused instability and growing concern, the […]

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[Illustrative Excellence] Profile: VRSX (Verse)

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Name: • VRSX • (Verse) Website: Instagram.com/vrsx_ Artistic Style: Surreal Digital Collage Art, Remixed Photography

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Roderick Ramsey Utilizes Propaganda Based Art For New FKBGNM Release & Gallery Series

Roderick Ramsey Utilizes Propaganda Based Art For New FKBGNM Release & Gallery Series

Article by Julie Kooser Photo by Xavier A (@artlikeus) Roderick Ramsey, founder of FKBGNM, will be presenting a series of, what he calls, propaganda-based art work. This is a graphic design project containing 8 – 10 vinyl pieces, made solely in black, white, grey, and red.

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[Illustrative Excellence] Profile: Ashley Poyner

[Illustrative Excellence] Profile: Ashley Poyner

Name: Ashley Poyner Website: I don’t have one at the moment but I post all my artwork on my Instagram Page: instagram.com/ovopoyn/ Artistic Style: Enjoying creating artwork of figures in Hip-Hop that inspire me through their music. I don’t feel like I have a specific style. I just do what I feel like doing at the time of creating the […]

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#1AMVibes Hits Tampa Featuring Playboi Carti & 070 Shake Tonight

#1AMVibes Hits Tampa Featuring Playboi Carti & 070 Shake Tonight

For the second stop on the tour, YesJulz and team are partying hard for the Sunset Festival Afterparty or rather #1AMVibes that will feature Playboi Carti, an artist she manages 070 Shake with sounds provided by Hoodrich Keem. The event will be held at District 3 and you can grab your tickets at 1AMVibes.com

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