Souleo: Artist Uses Brands And Icons To Make A Cultural Statement

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We see them everywhere—in commercials, on billboards and the clothes we wear. In a media saturated world logos and icons have penetrated every facet of our subconscious. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Lizz Wright’s Soul-Searching Journey To Her New Album, Freedom & Surrender

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The end of a relationship and a near-death incident are enough to make anyone take a step back. But for singer-songwriter, Lizz Wright those two experiences presented a leap forward and paved the road for her new album, Freedom & Surrender. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Singer Avant Questions Today’s Music Industry

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Despite 15 years in R&B, Avant still wrestles with understanding his place in today’s music scene. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Artist Creates Fictional Television Network To Challenge Mainstream


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Change the channel. Better yet, turn off the television. Such is the advice artist, director and producer, Adu has for anyone serious about following and engaging in social justice initiatives. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Teedra Moses Overcomes Insecurity Releases Album Ten Years After Debut

Teedra Moses_Courtesy of Shanachie Entertainment1Teedra Moses comes across as a confident woman in her music and image. But a serious case of self-doubt forced her to delay an official follow-up to her acclaimed debut Complex Simplicity, by oh, a mere ten years. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Nas helps celebrate Hennessy’s 250th anniversary

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Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can’t help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Baltimore photographer Debuts Exhibition inspired by Freddie Gray protests

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Devin Allen refuses to let the momentum for social justice subside after the city of Baltimore erupted in protests following the death of Freddie Gray. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Saving the site of MLK’s ‘War Room’


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This year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes a popular disco in the LGBT community, Miami’s Little Havana, and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “war room,” housed inside of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, AL.

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Souleo: Vivian Green Is ‘Vivid’ And Carefree On New Album

Vivian-Green 1Singer Vivian Green wants her fans to know that everything is fine. No, she is not going through romantic troubles as she effectively sang about on hit singles like “Emotional Rollercoaster” and “Gotta Go Gotta Leave.” Continue Reading →

Souleo: Art exhibition and nonprofit org look at LGBT issues beyond marriage equality

André StIn the artwork titled, “The Promise” by André St. Clair and Tavet Gillson, a lone traveling subject walks the streets of a rainbow cityscape, under the watchful eyes of a personal deity, seeking a path to self-love and shelter. The image represents the story of many of the nation’s homeless LGBT youth.

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