New York Magazine
After leaders of the movement faced backlash as a result of a scathing article published by New York Magazine accusing the organization's leaders of using donations from supporters to purchase a whopping $6 million house in southern California back in 2020.
Vanessa Beecroft, an Italian performance artist famous for injecting her ideas of race into her art, is perhaps best known stateside for collaborating with Kanye West and his fashion career. Beecroft was the subject of a New York magazine profile and made an interesting determination about Blackness that seemingly channels the zany ideas regarding race […]
Run-DMC recently celebrated a milestone 30-year anniversary for their self-titled debut album and another key centerpiece to Hip-Hop’s foundation is opening up to remember the good ‘ol days all the same. The illusive Rick Rubin recently granted New York Magazine the pleasure of discussing the legendary producer’s first entry into the Hip-Hop culture, which has […]
The latest issue of New York magazine is its 4th annual “Yesteryear Issue” dedicated to a century of Pop music in New York City. Of course, you can’t mention NYC music without Hip-Hop and the mag’s has a number of cover variants including vintage photos of Jay Z & the Notorious B.I.G.
Yeah, sure, memories of Mike Tyson‘s career as undisputed heavyweight champion have been blurred with visions of police blotters and slapstick cameos in movies, but look who’s still standing. To get where you’re going, you have to know where you have been.
This week’s New York magazine features an extensive profile of Jay-Z. Titled “1 Million, 2 Million, 20 Million/Oh, I’m So Good At Math,” a line from “Somewhereinamerica” from his new Magna Carta Holy Grail album, the story includes plenty of biographical tidbits you may already know but focuses, and marvels, at Hova’s business acumen.
The media isn’t always fair and balanced, but when it comes to reporting, accuracy is key. When word of President Obama’s tax proposal hit the news circuit Monday (July 9) several outlets misreported his views, as pointed out by New York Magazine’s website. Outlets like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and CNN were […]
New York magazine published a picture meant to show President Obama’s evolution on the issue of gay marriage. What made the photograph controversial is the fact that the picture shows the president evolving from an ape to a human. Wow. What do you say to this? Peep the rest of the article at The Grio.
Wearing teal eye shadow, exaggerated eyelashes, and her signature pink/blond mashup ‘do, Nicki Minaj graces the cover of New York Magazine’s Fashion Double Issue. The Young Money prom queen talks attending fashion shows with Vogue’s legendary Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour, who sent Minaj an autographed photo the next day and suggested they “matched” for both wearing […]
New York Magazine dropped a fairly lengthy story on WorldStarHipHop. The story looked at the website’s runaway success, which usually comes at the expense of making people of color look like bumbling, misogynistic, ultra-violence dealing coons. New York writes: “WorldStar,” for those who don’t know, is WorldStarHipHop.com, which started in 2005 as just one more semi-swag […]