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It all went down in 1994. One of the most celebrated albums in the history of hip-hop dropped 20 years ago and we are still feeling the after shocks. Nas released Illmatic, an album that could be described as ...

Spade Jargon with @KingRedRose: All Hail Illmatic… 20 Years Later

Music

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Carlijn Jacobs has a playful way of photographing. She is raw, young and modern. With her use of color and the vivid compositions she has a very unique style of photography.  Coming from the styling world, she did an ...

Introducing: Carlijn Jacobs

Fashion, Photography

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First, this may seem like an unlikely excursion from what I usually discuss in the Hip-Hop stratosphere but there’s a perfectly good explanation. There are a few producers that have successfully crossed over from one ...

Spade Jargon with @KingRedRose: The Importance of Will.I.Am

Music

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Behind the Door Every metropolitan city in today’s world is overpopulated with rents constantly on the rise.  The vital space for human beings is shrinking, bringing people closer to each other, but not essentially ...

“Behind the Door” Giulia Berto

Photography

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    No Thoughts Book 11 Spring / Summer 2014 92 Pages, 8.5 x 11", $15 Limited print run of 200 books Now available for order Independently published and advertisement free, No Thoughts 11 ...

No Thoughts Book Eleven Out Now!

Photography, Zines

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I was invited by ModaLisboa (the company behind Lisboa Fashion Week) to document my view of this season's " ModaLisboa Vision" shows and exhibit it on the Workstation Gallery during the shows. Being obviously honored, ...

“Lisboa Fashion Week” Anna Balecho

Fashion, Photography

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"Schwarzenegger is my idol" is the story about the young guys from Nikolayev (Ukraine) who are united by one thing - it's a goal to become the best of the best and they will do everything possible to achieve it. The photos ...

“Schwarzenegger is My Idol” Sergey Melnitchenko (NSFW)

Photography

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Say what you want about Biggie’s Life After Death album, but it’s one of my personal favorites. It’s been accused of having too much filler material but I dug each and every track and with me being a humongous ...

Spade Jargon: What Made Biggie’s “My Downfall” Epic? @KingRedRose

Music

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All of the photos were taken during the concerts of Tribe Called Quest (with a surprise guest, Busta Rhymes) and Kanye West. What really made an impression on me is the incredible energy that Qtip and Busta expressed at ...

“One Night in New York” Iga Drobisz

Music, Photography

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Huguette Ampudia’s series “Stories to be told” is a poetic journey of the Mexican photographer, capturing moments of her life living in New York City.  The black and white images in the series are captured with ...

“Stories To Be Told” Huguette Ampudia

Photography

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As a long time listener to rap music, I have very distinct preferences. I came up on the wave of the late eighties and found idols in the mid 90s. I was so involved in every genre of rap even when the subject matter ...

“Finding My Voice Through Music” @KingRedRose

Music

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I live in a constant state of nostalgia--I immediately form sensitive, longing memories about every passing moment. Each tender glance or drunken ramble or shared sandwich feels significant; they all become the building ...

“A Constant State of Nostalgia” Monica Uszerowicz

Photography