Tag: Harlem

  • A Lavish Spotlight On: Kimberly Waters, owner of the MUSE Experiences Boutique

    A Lavish Spotlight On: Kimberly Waters, owner of the MUSE Experiences Boutique

    By: C. Shardae Jobson The below Spotlight was the bio I wrote for an interviewee I had the pleasure of speaking with for my Zoe Report article, Black Women & Fragrance: A Love Story, published December 2021! I thought it would be cool to share not just some background information on the interviewees separately, but also their quotes in…

  • Your Pocket-Sized Guide to the Awesomeness of Dapper Dan

    Your Pocket-Sized Guide to the Awesomeness of Dapper Dan

    From┬áComplex to Blavity, it’s easy to view slideshows or scroll down photo galleries of Dapper Dan‘s most memorable remixing of the logos and patterns of iconic fashion houses Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and especially in the 1980s, MCM, on apparel both luxe and athletic and worn by stars of the decade. But Dapper Dan’s legacy is…

  • I Watched The Documentary “Field Niggas” And It Was Mind-Blowing

    The title of Field Niggas, Khalik Allah‘s raw documentary, is enough alone to make you feel both uncomfortable and intrigued. Imagine those feelings intensify once you actually get to watch the hour-long film. In the circuits of Black comedians and hip-hop music, the fossilized references of field and house niggas, or “slaves”, aren’t necessarily rampant…