I wanted to work at [ _____ magazine] since college and when I got that chance in 2007, I felt like I was finally on track to making my dreams come to fruition. Getting there was arduous. I didn’t have the easy path a lot of my peers had fresh out of college. Employment didn’t come easy (don’t you just hate people who get jobs right away), which forced me into a freelance life. Freelancing was a lot easier then because companies were willing to pay more for hard and quality work. While piecing hustles together, I held on to Read the rest of this entry »
Gritty Pretty Thangs Words by Gangstarr Girl Never trust a pretty face and smile. The rapper La Femme NIKITA is just as gully as Luc Besson’s spy/assassin from the 1990 French action flick turned U.S. crossover phenomenon. Before giving in to her rapper persona, 21-year-old Natasha Walton was a songbird who became a finalist on season one of Making the Band 3. As fate would have it, she obviously didn’t become a member of Danity Kane (thank goodness) but that hasn’t stopped her from continuing to pursue her dreams. Raised in Texarkana, TX, she was always singing but added rapping Read the rest of this entry »
Hip-Hop journalist Starrene Rhett spends a few days with independent rappers who make a living selling their music on the streets of New York.
Hip-Hop journalist Starrene Rhett spends a few days hanging out with independent rappers who make a living selling their music on the streets of New York.
Hip-Hop journalist Starrene Rhett spends a few days with independent hip-hop artists who make a living selling their music on New York City street corners.