NYC’s Hood By Air SLAYS Runway in Italy w/ €100,000 & Arca Soundtrack

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Hood By Air got a bit tricky in Italy by presenting at the Pitti Uomo trade show, which is usually for more tailored designers. But, HBA, designed by NYC DJ Shayne Oliver, is kinda the sh*t right now. Recently he won 100,000 euros and a mentorship from LVMH…so, he loaded up the yacht and moved to Italy. Check out the lux leather & faux fur ... See the Rest

Mykki Blanco Featured in Iceberg Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign

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Performance artist/rapper/poet...and now model Mykki Blanco joins other NYC luminaries in the latest fashion campaign for iconic design house Iceberg. The polaroid shoot celebrates the Italian design companies 40 year history, shot by Purple Magazine founder Olivier Zahm. Others featured include Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Glenn O'Brien, photog Sandy ... See the Rest

Watch: Björk Producer ARCA “Thievery” NSFW

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Looks like moving to London to be with his boyfriend has totally excited Arca's creativity! The Venezuelan-born musician Alejandro Ghersi has collaborated with FKA Twigs, Mykki Blanco, Kanye West (Yeezus) and co-produced the forthcoming Björk album. But what I can't wait for is his own debut album Xen (which refers to his alter ego...an she is ... See the Rest

Stream: NYC Queer Rapper Cakes Da Killa “Hunger Pangs” Mixtape

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Cakes Da Killa has NYC hip hop on lock, when it comes to snatched-back NSFW lyrics, hypersonic speed rhyming, battered beats...and of course, that baby face! Hunger Pangs is the third mixtape release from Cakes, the youngest to rise up in the new wave of queer rappers, which includes Mykki Blanco, Le1f and House of Ladosha. While Mykki and Le1f ... See the Rest

Mykki Blanco Continues to Challenge Our Perceptions of What a Mykki Blanco Is

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Mykki's hard, no doubt about it. And real. And she's got her finger on the pulse of our troubled times. "She Gutta" is her gritty, politically-charged new video featuring guns and gangs and drones and drugs. Spin decribes it as a  "hard-grinding track [which] finds our heroine bragging and swaggering over trapped-out futurisms that split the ... See the Rest

Queer Rapper Mykki Blanco Arrested in Portugal

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Oh dear!!! NYC's reigning queen of queer rap/lyricist/urban rebel Mykki Blanco was in Lisbon the other day, fresh off the plane, on her way to perform a piece ironically called “Baby Steps: How to Heal Yourself From Everyday Psychic Poisons or Repentance for Dummies” at Galeria Zé dos Bois, when she was arrested for a verbal altercation with a ... See the Rest

Stream: Mykki Blanco “Wish You Would” feat. Princess Nokia

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NYC's queen of hip hop Mykki Blanco duets with uptown friend, female rapper Princess Nokia, on brand new dance floor friendly track. For those of you familiar with Blanco, she's know to terrorize a song in an Armageddon kind of way...not exactly unicorns and lollipops. But this time around, you're likely to hear this one at your local rump and ... See the Rest

Y’all Can Kiss Mykki Blanco’s Chulo!

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  mykkiblancoworld ... See the Rest