Lareka Lockett

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I Had to Stop Interviewing Rick Ross Because He Can't Handle Hard Questions

Is Rick Ross a phony? Is rap journalism broken? Either way, Rick Ross really, really, really doesn't want to talk about "U.O.E.N.O."<p><i>Ross and the author, in (slightly) happier times</i><p><i>All photos by Jess Lehrman</i><p>Part of me wants to feel like I'm reaching with that headline, but most of me knows that I'm …

Cam’ron Had the Saddest Birthday Party I’ve Ever Been To

Plumbing the depths of Miami club culture.<p>People who live outside Miami view South Beach as a hedonist party Mecca. Locals who’ve been swindled time and time again know it as more of a Ponzi scheme. You exchange money for the prospect of good times down the road. The more people that pay to get …

M.O's "For a Minute" Makes Me Want to Be on the Playground

Old school R&B pop vibes.<p>Street weaving in and out of jump ropes, high-fiving hot strangers and drinking drinks with straws are all included in the hyper-color landscape that M.O's new track "For A Minute" conjures up in my mind. The group—not to be confused with Denmark's MØ have worked with both …

Sasha Go Hard On Staying Out Of Beefs

Born out of one of the most heated rap scenes in recent years, we asked how the first lady of drill has managed to keep her cool.<p>Photos by William Coutts<p>While the furor around Chi-Town's drill scene feels never ending, the diminutive Sasha Go Hard has been like the eye of storm, calmly building …

"I'd go to Church High With a Knife in my Pocket" - Blue Daisy Has Got a Weird Kind of Salvation

"I had this anger pent up inside of me. That’s why the music I make now is so dark. Music, in a sense, saved me from going even deeper into that road life".<p><i>All photos by Jake Krushell</i><p>“The hip-hop scene in the UK is quite straight,” says Kwesi Darko with a shrug. We’re drinking cider in The Unicorn …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Sapphire Glass, But Were Afraid To Ask [Q&A]

Sapphire glass was in the news again today, thanks to a jump in the share price of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. — the company which will reportedly manufacture the iPhone 6’s sapphire display.<p>With contrasting reports about sapphire’s advantages over Gorilla Glass, along with counter-reports from …

ZenPayroll rakes in $20M to take on giants Intuit, ADP and Paychex

ZenPayroll, which offers an SaaS service to deal with the niceties of paying employees — tax calculations, filings, actual payment — now has $20 …

Modern Nomads shower tray by DuPont™ Corian®

A design influenced by nature, interpreted in a socially relevant fashion and arranged by sophisticated experience: For the new concept study “Modern …