Women and Cheating

Cheating in a relationship proves to be a deal breaker,the beginning to the end of something otherwise good.  The initial trust vested becomes null and void, becomes a thing of the past, in more serious cases ceases to exist.  Nowadays, cheating is not only confined to the physical act of  ‘getting it on’, emotional involvement minus the physical has become part and parcel too. From … Continue reading Women and Cheating

Guest Post: Menswear

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[Editors Note: This post is courtesy of Anup who wanted to guest post on menswear, being that we don’t show enough love for the menzes. Enjoy. Happy New Year!]

Gone are the days when the word fashion was applicable only to women. Dressing like a professional helps you in opening the endless world of opportunities. With the world changing fast and men genuinely interested in fashion, there isn’t be a better time to build a wardrobe with all the essentials and get the look of the sophisticated gentleman. For the year 2014, below are the must have 5 casual clothing essentials in men’s wardrobe.

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[Feature] MH the Verb: The Multifaceted MC

PS: Our dear lovely readers, there is an EY Giveaway.

A USB  with MH the Verb music that also serves as an armband

How to win:  Follow EY Mag on twitter and facebook. Secondly, guess what my favorite song is from his Waffles & Whiskies mixtape.

Two weeks ago, on my way to the Shrine  (A popular multimedia arts and cultural venue located in Harlem, NYC which music lovers patronize throughout the week, especially because of the live performances) to vibe out to some dancehall reggae and African music, I stumbled upon a live performance that was absolutely electric. M.H. the Verb, a multi-talented artiste who is also a producer, songwriter and DJ, was on stage literally killing it, with his energy and a fantastic live production band. In the words of phrase forward kids, the place was liiiiiiiiiiiiit! According to his publicist, he  is an experience you don’t want to miss. With a unique sound that merges different genres together, this Philly/NYC based artiste, whose rhymes are more likely to be about student loans than “spinnaz” is one to definitely watch. Continue reading “[Feature] MH the Verb: The Multifaceted MC”

Feature: [Pieces to the Puzzle: Mel Rivers]

Twitter [@ImMelRivers] Facebook [ImMelRivers] Download Pieces To The Puzzle Mixtape Mel Rivers is a young up and coming artist based out of NYC that I happened to bump into randomly in Manhanttan. His first question to me was, “Do you like hip-hop”. Without even thinking, I instantly said, “No”. Basically, shut down whatever it was his was trying to pitch. On second thoughts, I decided … Continue reading Feature: [Pieces to the Puzzle: Mel Rivers]

Feedback

How are ya guys doing?! Hope ya’ll are keeping warm and keeping your situation moisturized at all times. I don’t want any of our readers walking around with Gucci Mane looking lips in this winter season. Delurked so that I could address a feedback message we got. Trust, we do check our mailboxes frequently. We are unable to attend to blogging and the project at … Continue reading Feedback

[RED ALERRRRRRRRRT!!!!!!!] FASHION SUBMISSIONS!!!!!!!!!

[Credit: http://www.refinery29.com/3693] Embrace You Fans, Could you be oh so kind and do us a solid? We are looking for GLOBAL FASHION SUBMISSIONS. If you are in Japan, Congo, India, Belarus, Alaska-name it. It is YOU we are looking for!! We are currently working on a major project, hence our offline impresence [yes it’s a word that I just made up]. Basically, what we are asking … Continue reading [RED ALERRRRRRRRRT!!!!!!!] FASHION SUBMISSIONS!!!!!!!!!

[Music Review] Yuri Koller “Open Doors”

Yuri Koller is a Toronto based vocalist, songwriter, and producer. His latest effort, Open Doors, came to us via a short sweet email from the man himself. It is a mashup of hiphop, RnB, and soul. Personally, I struggled to find any soul esque notes in his music, hence it just being a contemporary R&B album. If you miss the 90s era, his music re-ignites that vibe effortlessly.

In terms of production, his crew consisting of Cxaleb,SE7N, Oliver Grey, Korruption, and the Masterminds and Nexus Movement, went hard in the paint for him. Both Kai and I were impressed with their professional efforts. Shourr ourrs to dem! Overall, it is a very well produced and cohesive sophomore project. Apparently, this cutie has been on his grind for a minute…Nyhoo, journey with me as I review, and let’s see whether he gets a (-) to the nth power, or an (A*) rating. 

[Free download] here

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[Music Review] Milo & Otis “The Joy”

The Joy cover artI was somewhere in a library, cranking out a report, when I decided to check in on one of my all time favorite blogs,  Fly. That’s how I stumbled upon this gem of an album! I never thought to do a review, until today. Before I do though, let me give you a little background information about the duo.

Milo and Otis, met at Brown University, but decided to wait 5 years to make music, because “what the fuck do kids know about music?” Before enrolling at Brown, Otis had already graduated from Harvard University at the tender age of 16. Ain’t that neat? Meanwhile our girl Milo, was already at Brown getting her read on, and is now a lawyer. Oh yeah, she also performs poetry under the moniker, Jamila Wood. Want to learn more about them, here is the magic key! 

[HIGH ALERT] Their music, is the kind that is usually termed as  being weird and promptly dismissed by the mainstream. They describe their sound  as “someone else’s heartbeat when they give you a hug.”

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[Music Review] Brandy’s Two Eleven

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Release date: October 16, 2012

Label: RCA

[Sigh!] Where do I begin and end with this album review, hold on tight to your seats. This captain is pissed.

I’ve been looking forward to Brandy’s album return. There are not enough adjectives in the Oxford dictionary to describe the atrocity and all kinds of fail that is this album. Folks, I’m not soft with my reviews, sorry to grate your nerves. I believe in   writing a review free of bias, and unadulterated in opinion. When I asked Kai for hers she did not hesitate to state, “It is not worth bootlegging. It is the kind of album one doesn’t care if it leaks before release date, because it is just yeah…..”[loss of words]. She even called Jesus, then summoned Him back immediately to His seat in glory, for His help could not restore her faith in this album.  Woah! Continue reading “[Music Review] Brandy’s Two Eleven”