The time for modesty has passed. Flii Stylz has been dancing professionally for almost twenty years and is more than ready to reap the rewards of his dedication. This Oakland native has already built a name for himself by choreographing for Chris Brown, Usher, and more. Not shy about sharing his accomplishments, NCS got the opportunity to let Flii expound upon what more he has in store.
Currently, a hot trend amongst West Coast fashion lovers are ponchos and hooded scarves! Both men and women alike share the enthusiasm in this style and Californians rock it best! Hooded scarves are a bit more versatile as they don’t cover most of your body but rather just your head, if you so choose, and your neck.
Last year, Oakland based songstress Mara Hruby released her debut EP From Her Eyes. Hruby is now gearing up to release her sophomore project and here is the first appetizer from what we can expect from the project in the form of, “Lucky (I Love You).”
About a year ago Los Angeles comedian James Davis created the controversial hood alter-ego of Barack Obama called “Baracka Flacka Flames.” James is back at it again, with an original track and music video for “I Run the Military”.
This is nothing new to the fashion world but its back and more contemporary than ever! Head accessories, more than just headbands but jewels that hang from your head, were most recently seen in Chanel‘s Pre-Fall 2012 runway show! These headpieces are no different and are great to spice up your little black dress, rock instead of a necklace or just add character to any plain outfit!
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Little-known fact: Before Ice Cube became one of AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, he studied architectural drafting at an Arizona trade school. Now he appears in a video promotion for Pacific Standard Time, a collaboration of different Southern California cultural institutions celebrating the conception of Los Angeles’ art scene from 1945-1980.
Generations ago we declared California as the land of milk & honey and great opportunity. Today, artists and entrepreneurs continue to migrate to the west coast in hopes of making their dreams a reality. NCS recently had the pleasure to interview the three dynamic women of Brown Paper Dolls on an uncharacteristically rainy LA day.
I’ve never been the person who runs under the covers at the sound of thunder. In fact, it’s always been music to my ears. Last Wednesday, however, I experienced nature in a new and humbling way.
The Getty Center and UCLA’s Hammer Museum are both currently hosting exhibitions focusing on LA’s post-WWII art scene as well as the emergence of Black artists during 1960s through 1980.