Jean-Michel Basquiat

Zoë Kravitz isn’t about labels when it comes to her artistry. The actress made an Instagram post recently that challenged the notion of a Black artist. In the picture, Kravitz stands in front of Jean-Michel Basquiat quote reading, “I am not a Black artist, I am an artist.” Below the picture, Kravitz had some words […]

A piece by the late painter Jean-Michel Basquiat just sold for $110.5 million as his newfound Hip-Hop cred caries his legend to new heights.

A painting by the iconic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat just broke huge records this week. His 1982 skull painting was auctioned off and sold for $110.5 million at the art dealing company, Sotheby’s. His work now ranks sixth as the most expensive piece ever sold at an auction. It also joins ten other works that have exceeded the $100 […]

Legendary rapper Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, is back with new, amazing material. Titled “Basquiat Ghostwriter,” Bey is heard spitting conscious bars over abstract production. In the making of this track, Bey used inspiration from Basquiat’s famed paintings to provide the content of his lyrics. On his website, Yasiin posted the song, along with an important message […]

If you do nothing else this spring: tap into your creative side. These days, art is no longer seen as the mundane collecting hobby of our parents and grandparents. With co-signs from the likes of Jay Z and Kanye West, art has begun a love affair with the young as well. So as the sun […]

If you’re an art-lover or simply a fan of the late-and-great artist known as Jean-Michel Basquait, then you know today (August 12) is the anniversary of his untimely death. Basquiat died at the age of 27 – due to a heroin overdose – at his art studio in New York City’s NoHo neighborhood. The iconic artist – who was of […]

On “Tom Ford,” a track off Jay-Z’s just-released album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Hov raps: “Spent all my euros on tuxes and weird cloths, I party with weirdoes.” So when Jay raps “weirdoes,” who exactly is he talking about?  It ain’t rappers, because you don’t really see Jay mingle with them anymore. It’s folks in the […]

Every young, hot star and starlette came out yesterday, October 1 for Teen Vogue’s Annual Young Hollywood party, held at the Paramount Studio’s in Hollywood, California. The star studded event featured ‘Twilight’ cutie Nikki Reed, ‘Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland, and two of our favorite former ‘The Hills’ stars Lauren Conrad and Lo Bosworth looking […]

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The annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gives every celebrity, model, and socialite the chance to showcase his/her haute couture taste. This year the theme was “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity.” Most of the 725 guests were well-dressed and looking stylish, some more than others. Here are the Best Dressed […]

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Lately the new ‘it’ thing to do in fashion is to have a line pushed and backed by the most influential celebrity in a certain market. So here in the fashion department at GG, we complied a list of the Most Anticipated Lines to come from our favorite stars. Some of these celebrities are already lending their style and […]

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Lately the new ‘it’ thing to do in fashion is to have a line pushed and backed by the most influential celebrity in a certain market. So here in the fashion department at GG, we complied a list of the Most Anticipated Lines to come from our favorite stars. Some of these celebrities are already lending their style and […]