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Let’s Talk: Uncovering The Strength Of Black Depression

Let’s Talk: Uncovering The Strength Of Black Depression

Article by Matt Brown Just last night, a couple friends and I sat around a table along the edge of Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, spewing personal reflections and engaging in candid and honest conversation. During the routine sit-down chat, the conversation turned to the recent news coming from rapper Kid Cudi.

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5 Thrival Innovation Events Not To Miss Starting Today

5 Thrival Innovation Events Not To Miss Starting Today

More than likely you’ll get a late start to Innovation as today kicks off the three day Innovation schedule leading up to the Thrival Music Festival. Just so you can keep up with what’s going on, We’ve highlighted 5 keynote events you should Make it out to. You can see the full official schedule HERE Tuesday 8:15P: Dr. Bennet Omalu […]

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Witness DS Kinsel’s “A Black Man Made This Art” Exhibit In 3 Locations This Month

Witness DS Kinsel’s “A Black Man Made This Art” Exhibit In 3 Locations This Month

DS Kinsel has been a busy artist and this month he’ll show his latest presentation in 3 locations in Pittsburgh. His “Hashtags Are The New Protest Signs” presentation has been seen nationwide, he was called upon earlier this year to be apart of an art exhibit at the Andy Warhol Museum, was also apart of a award winning group that […]

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They Came, They Saw, They Raged: EST Fest 2016 The Recap

They Came, They Saw, They Raged: EST Fest 2016 The Recap

Article by: Trevor Leard The third annual EST Fest was one to remember, but if the record books reflect what the mainstream media perceives it as then it was a total nightmare. As an attendee, you would have thought that perception was crazy though.

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Thurz Releases “Party In My Living Room” Stance Socks Collaboration

Thurz Releases “Party In My Living Room” Stance Socks Collaboration

You can never count out a guy like Thurz because the creativity keeps on coming. We’ve seen strong campaigns from him in the past but his newest work with “Party In My Living Room,” one of the hottest events in LA is continuing to grow. Recently coming off a Lollapalooza version of the event, today he releases a special collaboration […]

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Chancelor Humphrey Talks Branding And Marketing To Build KeepPGHDope

Chancelor Humphrey Talks Branding And Marketing To Build KeepPGHDope

Chancelor Humphrey is one of the best at capturing Pittsburgh’s lifestyle. He’s also one of the leaders of pushing creativity in a city that still clutches its blue collar work very tightly.

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Surviving The Last Weekend On Earth: EST Fest 2016

Surviving The Last Weekend On Earth: EST Fest 2016

Article by Trevor Leard If you’re familiar with Machine Gun Kelly’s movement then you know one thing’s for sure – there will be good times had with people that you’ll never forget. Even though there was no festival last year, this year’s get together will be sure to make up for the lost time. Moving locations from Nelson’s Ledges might […]

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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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