Souleo: Singer Avant Questions Today’s Music Industry

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By Souleo

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


By Souleo

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 →

Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem’s Newest Pastry Shop

Front Entrance of Jolie Patisserie

By Lil Nickleson

Jolie Patisserie is the newest patisserie shop to open up in Harlem and is located at 2453 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in between 142nd and 143rd Streets.  Jolie Patisserie is the latest food business to be owned and operated Pastry Chef Moha Orchid.

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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’


By Souleo

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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