In a business where many actors succeed by disregarding their morals for the sake of fame, Angela Bassett has done just the opposite. The poised actress has built a long, successful acting career while maintaining her integrity and character.
Since his teen years, Steve Aoki has had a passion for music. From his humble beginnings as a DJ, he's grown into a world-renowned artist and a lucrative entrepreneur. He's always prided himself on being unique and independent. With music as the nucleus for his success, the Grammy-nominated producer has elevated his brand of electro house music to new heights.
Photography has the ability to capture specific moments in time and freeze important memories. A photographer is a storyteller, who has the power to share life through their lens. American photographerDeana Lawsoncreates intimate portraits of Black men and women posed in domestic settings that tell a story of their own. Recently, Lawson was awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, considered to be the most important award devoted to photography, and it is given to an artist who has made the most significant contribution to photography.
St. Petersburg Digital Artist Nick Davis shows a “new level of love” with his 2019 “Black is Beautiful” art series. Analyzing the digital artist’s body of work felt like perusing through memories.If you had the pleasure to look through his Instagram, you would find countless portraits displaying various characters and watchful eyes placed in quaint and colorful settings. Profound quotes from historical figures, movies, and songs inhabit the descriptions of each post. In an article for the local Florida newspaper, The Gabber, the artist states: “I believe people can see themselves in the quotes… and the eyes.”
When we fall in love with an artist, it’s the intimate, complex package of emotion, communication, and the powerful ability an artist has to guide our consciousness into the lyrics and melody. Sabrina Claudio creates sultry, mature chorus lines that grip our hearts and melt our minds in between the speakers and air.
Rap Snacks is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and is graciously recognized as “The official snack of hip-hop.” Rap Snacks has unique flavors, artsy packaging, and some of hip-hop’s top brand ambassadors such as Cardi B, Snoop Dog, and Migos. All of these components have worked together to make this tasty snack an emblem of our culture and a delicious crunch to munch on like no others on the market.