Wednesday Notes: Off-White, RIP Willis Reed and more
Fashion: Off-White Spring/Summer 2023 Campaign
On the heels of the Off-White Fall/Winter 2023 runway show, the brand releases its Spring/Summer 2023 advertising campaign. Conceived by Ibrahim Kamara, Off-WhiteTM Art&Image Director and shot by Thibaut Grevet, it was created in collaboration with Set Designer Ibby Njoya and Movement Director Nicolas Huchard.
Willis Reed, leader on Knicks’ 2 title teams, dies at 80
Lifestyle: How A Professional Football Player Manages Fasting During Ramadan
Sports: Liverpool FC’s Next Collab Comes Courtesy of Converse
Music: Meshell Ndegeocello (feat. Brandee Younger & Julius Rodriguez), 'Virgo'
Meshell Ndegeocello doesn't conform to anybody else's idea of the celestial plane. When she sings of supernovas, she sounds like a witness.
Film: Watch the Trailer for 'Gangs of Lagos,' Amazon's First African Movie
On Monday, the conglomerate announced that it would be releasing Gangs of Lagos, its first original African movie, on April 7th. The project, which is directed by renowned filmmaker Jáde Osiberu, features Nigerian stars like Tobi Bakare, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike Osebuka, Chioma Chukwuka, and Iyabo Ojo.
The movie will follow the lives of a group of friends as they navigate the bustling streets of Lagos.
Behind the Beat: How Heatmakerz & the Diplomats Reenergized “Gangsta Music” on “Dipset Anthem”
With “Dipset Anthem”, the Diplomats created an immortal song, which restored pride in Harlem’s rap scene after years of setbacks. For our latest Behind the Beat, the song’s producer, Rsonist (of The Heatmakerz), tells Thomas Hobbs why we’re still listening to that “gangsta music” 20 years later.