#detoxwatch – Afropunk Brooklyn 2015

Detoxaholic was soaking in the beautiful vibes of Afropunk Brooklyn 2015.  This is my third year attending the evolving music festival and of course I had a blast! Huge banners proudly flew high that promoted this year’s theme of love, ...

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Cool Young World’s – 1st Annual Cool World Order Tour

Detoxaholic was front and center at the 1st Annual Cool World Order Tour in Washington D.C. The tour was created by a group of young, professional, forward-thinking African-American gentlemen that go by the name of Cool Young World. These men ...


Noble Dre Ali – Spiritual Art

Noble Dre Ali, aka Andre Davis, is a humble and gifted visual and graphic artist that hails from Bronx, NY. I was initially introduced to his art after attending one of the Mad Tea Art parties held in Brooklyn by the Indigo Artist Collective. I ...

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The Vehicle of Social Media Activism

During this time of continuous social unrest, social media is one of the leading tools in raising awareness across nations. Our feeds are a constant reminder of the triumphs and failures of human nature. There’s always a new daily hashtag that ...


#Detoxwatch – Jake Sinatra

#Detoxwatch has the hypnotic lens centered on rising DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia) hip hop traplord Jake Sinatra! Check out the video below for his slick freestyle, an initmate glimpse at one of his recording sessions, and an average night with his ...

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Dirty Sheets – Shyrone Cyph Smith

Author Shyrone Cyph Smith enters deep and dark waters as he tells the story of a misguided, inner-city black male youth finding his way as a young man in his mystery thriller novel entitled Dirty Sheets. The story is centered on 20 year old ...

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IAMPOPULA – “Be an Experience”

I had the great pleasure of interviewing emerging Brooklyn-bred recording artist, IAMPOPULA, aka, Junade Hassan. We chilled out during the Friday night vibes of the Mad Tea Art Party held in Bedstuy, Brooklyn. Junade is a co-organizer of the ...

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Big Dog Run – Everyday Folk

Big Dog Run – Everyday Folk Over in the Union Square area of New York City, I met up with the warmest, funniest, and most laid-back bunch of people at the Heartland Brewery—a band called Big Dog Run, and their folk rock sound has pleasantly ...

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Internationally Known

Internationally Known Ghanaian-born rapper, Blitz the Ambassador, always remembers music being the first love of his life. Young Samuel Bazawule reminisces of his days being entranced by the local dance bands he saw perform during family and ...

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The Suite Life

The Suite Life “Embrace your amazing!” – Desmond “Dez the Prez” Walker Desmond Walker is the founder and host of SuiteLife Radio on BLIS.FM based in Washington D.C. He simultaneously lives and works in New York City coordinating showcases and ...