Freedom of expression, artistic or otherwise, comes with a high price in some segments of the world. According to some conservative Shia leaders in Iran, Shahin, a popular Iranian rapper, has released blasphemous material that insults the 10th Shia Imam, Ali Ibn Muhammad, also known as al-Naqi. A $100,000 bounty has been placed on Shahin’s head as result. Read More
Mango Black would like to mark the passing of Kim Jong Il and pay homage by sharing this footage from his 60th birthday.
(I never knew ol’ Kim could get so funky)
Beating King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ten times over, and Carlos Slim three times over, the latest information released on Muammar Gaddafi placed him as the richest man in the world. With over $200 billion worth of wealth distributed amongst banks, real estate and corporate investments around the world, senior Libyan officials state this figure is true through a LA Times article. Read More
Fender inked a deal recently with the master of strings, rock and blues, Eric Clapton, for its latest line of amplifiers. Built to Clapton’s specifications, these amplifiers, the EC Twinolux, EC Tremolux and EC Vibro-Champ are based on the ’57 Twin, ’57 Deluxe and ’57 Champ amplifiers from the 50s. Read More
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Emanuela de Paula was born to a White Brazilian mother and an Afro Brazilian father. “I am what we call ‘mulata’”.
She has stated to be one of the few models to represent Black women in the fashion industry. Read More
Seth Aaron has teamed with Maroo on a new line of iPad 2 case designed for the fashionably-consious technocrat. Read More
Frances Bean Cobain has made a foray into modeling.
The 19-year-old only child of Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain and musician Courtney Love has mostly stayed out of the public eye. But she recently posed for a series of black and white portraits for renowned fashion designer and photographer Hedi Slimane. Read More
Check out finger drumming phenomenon Jeremy Ellis as he performs an amazing live routine on MASCHINE MIKRO drum machine. Read More
Born to Cape Verdean immigrants in Benguela, Angola, Lopes is a business management student in Great Britain. She was crowned Miss Angola UK on October 8, 2010 and Miss Universe on September 12, 2011 Read More
The NIKE MAG is no longer the “greatest shoe never made.” The mythical shoe that originally captured the imagination of audiences in Back to the Future II is being released — and they’re here to help create a future without Parkinson’s disease. Read More