MASTER OF THE MIX: DJ B-HEN

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 Master of the Mix: DJ B-Hen By John Nathan Summer’s almost over. The world is going back to school and getting down to business, so it’s as good a time as any to get nostalgic about the best party you ever went to.  Was it a house party that rocked until the break-a-dawn? Or was [...]

THE SHANA STACK BAND

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WORLD’S BEST INDIE: THE SHANA STACK BAND By Elizabeth “Izzy” Jordan   In a few days, MTV will honor some of the video achievements of the biggest names in the music business. Before all of that, let’s take a look at who our readers have voted as the World’s Best Indie Band… The Shana Stack [...]

ROMEO SANTOS PLAYLIST

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ROMEO SANTOS: A PLAYLIST OF OUR FAVORITES Romeo Santos may be the most famous artists they’ve never heard of. If you’re a fan of the former Bachata hit-making group Avenutra, then you’ve probably already fallen in love with Romeo Santos. After releasing several albums as a group, the members of Aventura went their separate ways [...]

SUNDAY’S BEST: KIERRA SHEARD

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SUNDAY’S BEST: KIERRA SHEARD By Teryl Warren Despite our Declaration of Independence and give-me-liberty-or-death decrees, Americans have always been fascinated by royalty. It’s no wonder then that gospel music fans are enchanted with Kierra Sheard who, as the daughter of Clark Sisters member Karen Clark Sheard, is represents the next generation of one of gospel [...]

THE SPIRIT OF BACARDI

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BACARDÍ® CREATES GRAPHIC NOVEL THAT BRINGS ITS CUBAN HERITAGE TO LIFE For more than 150 years, BACARDÍ has been a brand with incredible stories to tell. Since 1862, the Bacardí family has faced earthquakes, fire, revolution, prohibition, and exile, none of which could tame their irrepressible spirit. To bring these stories to life, BACARDÍ has [...]

RED HOT DESIGN

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RED HOT DESIGN Design Series Premieres on FYI August 11 FYI’s new one-hour series, “Red Hot Design,” follows Shasta Smith, a cutting edge interior designer, and her team of talented “grease monkeys” who salvage, build and repurpose vintage scrap metal into phenomenal architectural elements matched with great color and fabrics. Shasta, the owner of Sacramento-based [...]

AUTHOR: ERIC DEAN SEATON

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: ERIC DEAN SEATON By John Nathan If you’ve ever seen episodes of shows like “That’s So Raven,”…or the current series “Undateable,” then you’ve seen prolific and award-winning director Eric Dean Seaton’s work.  And, if you happen to be at Comic Com 2014 from July 24 – 27, you’ll get to see even more [...]

ZOE SALDANA & NINA SIMONE

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“Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” By Kristian Rose-Anderson (courtesy of Monarch Magazine) An artist’s role is “…to make people feel on a deep level… And when you’ve caught it, when you’ve got the audience hooked, you always know because it’s like electricity hanging in the air,” noted Nina Simone in her autobiography. Electrify is exactly what musical [...]

WORLD’S BEST INDIE BAND

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We’re looking for the World’s Best Indie Band! Check them out here and all month long on our Facebook page and tell us who YOU think is the BEST! Click to view Wiles Magazine’s Summer Guide to Independent Artists on SLIPP.IN  

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: EPIC 92

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Epic 92 By Drew Dorsey  Sexy, smooth and a pleasure for the ears, Epic 92 is a power duo straight from the ATL who are a force to be reckoned with in the land of R & B. With more than a decade of experience in the music industry under their belt, Epic [...]