Music: The lessons of Wayne Shorter, engine of imagination
Shorter's biographer, Michelle Mercer, recalls the many "isms" and lessons she learned from her time working with the legendary composer and saxophonist on his biography, Footprints.
Music: Chance the Rapper Wants Black Star Line Festival to Visit Jamaica
...Chance’s Black Star Line Festival in Ghana. “It was very successful,” he says of the event, held earlier this year with a lineup featuring Erykah Badu, Dave Chappelle, T-Pain, Jeremih, Sarkodie, Tobe Nwigwe, Asakaa Boys and M.anifest.
“It was magical. 52,000 people, the largest concert in the history of Ghana”. With the dust barely settled, Chance and Vic Mensa are plotting the next round for the festival in January 2024. And perhaps, this time, visiting the West Indies.
Watch Chance the Rapper's solo performance of “YAH Know.” The recording features King Promise and will appear on his upcoming album Star Line Gallery, expected for release later this year.
Fashion: With Gucci and Balenciaga Struggling, Kering Aims for a Reset
The French luxury group is seeking to rekindle interest as it falls further behind rival LVMH.
Film: Amazon’s ‘Creed III’ Tops Estimates With $59 Million Debut
Creed III, the latest installment of the Rocky franchise, led the box office domestically, delivering one of the best opening weekends ever for a sports-themed film.
The picture took in $58.7 million in US and Canadian theaters, according to preliminary numbers from Comscore Inc. The results exceeded estimates, which had been raised in recent weeks due to strong word of mouth for the film. Boxoffice.com had forecast a three-day opening of $43 million domestically at the start of the weekend.
Tyler James Williams Lifts His Spirits With bell hooks and Tom Ford
The “Abbott Elementary” star keeps nourished, body and soul, with D’Angelo’s music, Earl Grey lattes and early 2000s rom-coms.
Editorial: Bodega x BEAMS x adidas "Easy Ivy"
Whether you had memories of riding the train up from the suburbs or taking the bus from another part of the city, when the Ivy League is in your backyard, your relationship with it is a little different than the outside world.
Music x Finance: Metro Boomin Sells Portion of Publishing Catalog to Shamrock for Close to $70M
Producer, songwriter and artist Metro Boomin – a.k.a. Leland Tyler Wayne – has sold a portion of his entire existing publishing catalog to Shamrock Capital for close to $70 million, sources close to the deal tell Billboard.