Art & Design

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The artist behind recreating some of Instagram’s most viral memes is garnering the attention of thousands on social media after creating artwork for the latest season of FX’s Atlanta. Meet Alim Smith, who’s artist journey has only just begun. Check out our exclusive interview with him inside.

Texas Man And His Daughter Create Empowering Children’s Youtube Series Parents everywhere can relate to the struggle of listening to old, repetitive and – let’s admit – pretty annoying internet nursery rhyme series.  Many of these programs include developmental and informational content. No matter how redundant the songs, the babies cannot get enough of some […]

This week Peacock announced their "Fresh Prince" reboot, "Bel-Air," will offer the first three episodes for streaming on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13, 2022. The streamer also revealed key art for the show featuring Jabari Banks.

RapCaviar followed up their trending ‘The Mount Rushmore of 2010s Rap’ conversation unveiling bespoke murals across the nation, honoring artists who made the final list. See the photos inside.

Artist Kehinde Wiley recently launched a limited-edition apparel and merchandise collection featuring a selection of his personal favorite compositions from his archive. See inside for more details on the release and an exclusive giveaway.

Today is famed Hollywood costume designer Edith Head's heavenly birthday. Get inspired by the legendary designer's best Hollywood looks and turn these gorgeous costumes into your Halloween outfit this year. Take a look at the gallery inside.

Hennessy announced last week the inaugural group of 20 Black founders/businesses who will make up the first class of their Never Stop Never Settle Society in partnership with the Marcus Graham Project. The program will provide $50,000 in funding and tools to support the businesses as part of a $1MM initiative.

Meet 62-year-old artist Richard Hutchins, who went from spending his nights sleeping on Skid Row to having his artwork displayed in art galleries in Beverly Hills. We discussed how he met Charlie Rocket, his colored past, helping to clean up Los Angeles largest homeless community and some of his greatest inspirations.

Lenny Kravitz turns 57 years old today and the one detail about the superstar that has remained true is that his style is simply timeless. Check out this thread of Lenny Kravitz beautiful homes in celebration of his effortless and timeless style in both music and design.

Solange’s platform Saint Heron is introducing its next phase as a cultural institution. A digital dossier is only the first of many exciting projects from the revamped Saint Heron platform.

From performing on stages to entertaining on network television, it's a wonder what Atlanta rap star and DJ Lil Jon can't do. He debuts his latest venture with HGTV for a new home improvement series entitled Lil Jon Wants To Do What?

Keith Haring made a huge impact within the art scene and his popularized chalk and colorful stick images are still visible across the world. Aside from his huge impact on the arts community, the artist made serious movements as a social and political activist. Learn a few interesting facts about the artist.