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Whether on the internationally known level or the level of the emerging, GlobalGrind is all about promoting the grind behind the business. The fashion industry is full of designers on the rise that have begun to make their presence known. Hustle & Sew takes a look at the struggle, the hustle and the bustle behind some of […]

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Join the Urban Works Influencer 360 Panel Series LIVE Tonight at 6:30PM EST for an in depth discussion with multicultural community leaders and urban influencers. Today’s panel will take a look at the leading issues that are facing today’s multicultural communities and even answer the questions you submitted. Today’s panel:Jenny Alejandro – Multicultural Relations, HennessyErik […]

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The second season of The Good Wife had started shooting; life was about to get very busy.  Between my regular NY hustle and battling the thieving squirrel, I needed a break. Off to Mexico! I studied in Guadalajara in college and now go back regularly; it’s my second home.   It was Friday night and […]

Black Hollywood was out in full force in New York City last week, as NY was home to the 14th annual Urban World Film festival. Initially created in response to lack of studio interest in bankrolling black projects, the festival has since become the premiere outlet for black independent film makers to get their work […]

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If Banksy is a girl then we’ve found her.  Princess Hijab is not only reclaiming space but defiantly Hijabizing the streets of Paris.  Armed with spray paint and black markers, Princess Hijab is ready to dissect contemporary habits by hiding the faces of consumerism with hijabs.  Many find it hard to see where the hijab […]

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Demolishing the vision of young men in pants dropping significantly below their behind, Def Jam and Phat Pharm clothing creator, Russell Simmons has unveiled the Fall 2010 Menswear Collection for his newest clothing undeavor, ARGYLECULTURE. In collaboration with Macy’s, the guru of urban wear has fashioned this line for the more mature male, aiming to […]

Let’s face it. Detroit Michigan is grimy, real grimy. It’s one of those places you don’t want to get lost in. It’s a pit, both ugly and beautiful. Marauders live here, set to test the manhood of the toughest of cats. It’s a “better move dog, we’ll blow your roof off” kind of city. What […]

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The Robotox Celcius Custom Show in L.A. will be featuring some of the most intricately designed toys that are only one breath away from coming to life.  Overall, the aesthetic screams lovable monsters, creating a new population of aliens that must be added to our toy collection. Kid Robot may have been the pioneer of […]

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Hey Global Grind! As the President of Urban Music at JIVE Label Group and CEO of Bystorm Entertainment, I’ve been in the industry for years. I work with Usher, Chris Brown, Ciara, Miguel, Anthony Hamilton and Outkast. On a day-to-day basis, these are the artists I focus on and work with. I’m an A&R but […]

<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Beyonce and Jay-z celebrated their two year anniversary this past weekend in New York.&nbsp; They enjoyed a dinner at Nellos Restaurant and headed over to Broadway to check out Michelle Williams in the musical &ldquo;Chicago&rdquo;.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Julius be on his job. Get it boy!&nbsp; Beyonce is wearing&nbsp; Maggie by Christian Louboutin. Werk!</p><p>April 5, 2010 at 10:49 am</p>

<p>Was doing some shopping with my<span style="color: #ff00ff;"> <em><strong>DOLLS</strong></em></span> in Atlanta and as I walked up the stairs, I read this little poem and fell in love. It fits a<em><strong><span style="color: #ff00ff;"> </span></strong><strong><span style="color: #ff00ff;"> </span><span style="color: #ff00ff;"><span style="color: #ff0000;">DOLLS</span></span></strong></em> life just right and of all places to find a poem, I actually found this […]