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With 'Stereotypes,' A Duo Raised On Hip-Hop And Classical Has It Both Ways

Kevin Sylvester says that when most people see a 6-foot-2-inch, 260-pound black man, they don't expect him to also be a classically trained violinist. A recent exchange with a woman in an elevator, when he happened to have his instrument with him in its case, drove that point home.<p>"She's like, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sirena Wine Concept by Paul Johns

Wine Identity Concept.<p>Paul Johns is a Los Angeles based professional graphic designer. He recently graduated from college with a degree in graphic …

4 Essential Apps for Mobile Photo Editing

Post-processing is an important part of photography, and it becomes even more important with smartphone photos that may lack depth of color and and …

Mobile Photography

Listen: Hudson Mohawke’s new song “Structure”

LuckyMe Records is celebrating the holidays with an advent calendar chock full of new songs, demos, and unreleased tracks. Already we’ve opened doors …

The best albums of 2013: No 1 – Yeezus by Kanye West

In all the many interviews he has given recently, distracted by the need to engage with the substantive issue of why he is not currently the creative director of Yves Saint Laurent, Kanye West hasn't talked much about Yeezus. He has discussed some of the concepts therein: the idea, articulated in …

Kanye West Discusses 'Anti-Semitic' Comment, Calls It 'Ignorant Compliment'

Back in November, Kanye West made the statement "Black people don't have the same level of connections as Jewish people," during a radio interview, drawing a number of anti-semitic accusations. A few days ago (Dec. 18), West stopped by Chicago's B96 station and addressed his comment, calling it an …

New Music: Rick Ross “Bound 2 (Freestyle)” & “I Know (Remix)” Feat. Whole Slab

Moments after the clock striked twelve, artists are surprising fans with new records. Rick Ross adds to the celebration by giving Kanye West’s <i>Yeezus</i> …

Twitter, Disney, Groupon are stocks to watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Twitter Inc., Walt Disney …

Disney's $1 Billion Strategy to Make You Spend More Money at Disney World Is: 'Magic' Bracelets

Why Disney is treating its customers like whales<p>Earnings calls are usually heavily scripted, dry and formulaic. That's why we perked up when we read the Walt Disney Co. conference call transcript last night. In it, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo laid out in plain terms the thinking behind an …

Diane Disney Miller obituary

When Diane Disney Miller was born, the Los Angeles Times announced: "Mickey Mouse has a daughter." It was a testament to the fame of her father, Walt Disney, and the cartoon star on whose popularity one of the great entertainment empires of the world would be built. For Diane, who has died aged 79 …

Walt Disney Animation Studios turns 90 in colorful fashion

On Oct. 16, 1923, Walt Disney and his brother Roy began the<p>Walt Disney Co.inauspiciously in the rear of a small office at the Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that the young brothers, who paid $10 a month for the modest space, began producing their live action/animated series of …

'Disney Animated' iPad App Brings Magic to Your Fingertips

When I got home from elementary school, nothing could stop me popping in a VHS tape and singing along with my favorite Disney movies. I can still …

Disneyland History Photos - See the Park and Walt Disney

01 of 10<p>Walt Surveys His Kingdom<p>Despite lots of naysayers, Walt Disney persevered and opened Disneyland in 1955. It has since become a treasured …

Eight Insane Facts about Disney World's Gated Community

No longer content to merely spread its over-saturated vision of Main Street, U.S.A., across the globe, The Walt Disney Company, is trying its four-fingered, white-gloved hand at real estate development. Makes sense, because, as any American child (or childish American) will attest, the only thing …

Sell Yourself Without Selling Out

Let’s face it… it’s a complete myth that your work will just “be discovered” and that your personal brand just “happens.” These are topics that …

Kanye West freestyles, talks unreleased material, says there will be fighter jets at his wedding

My, how the times have changed: This time a year ago, let alone three months ago, Kanye West wouldn’t be caught dead in a radio station. But over the …