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Hiplet: Where Hip-Hop And Ballet Meet

  Innovation, pushing things beyond their limits and turning them into something new. That’s what The Culture is all about. A perfect example of that is Hiplet, a stunning fusion of hip-hop and African dance with classical ballet.   Hiplet is the brainchild of Homer Bryant, the founder of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center. He…

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Lupita Nyong’o Writes Children’s Book About Embracing Your Natural Beauty

    Lupita Nyong’o is adding author to her growing list of accomplishments.   The Oscar winning actress has written a children’s book titled Sulwe, due out in January 2019 from powerhouse book publisher Simon & Schuster. It is a picture book centered around  a 5-year-old Kenyan girl named Sulwe (which means “star” in Nyong’o’s native language), who…

The Feat. – This Is Nigeria

    This Friday on The Feat. we’re featuring the music video “This Is Nigeria” by African actor, writer, and hip-hop artist Falz. Much more than a simple parody attempting to piggyback of the success of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” video, Flaz covers the unique problems and issues facing Nigerians with same mix of entertainment…

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Culture Classics I Me, Myself, And I

  This week in #CultureClassics we have the classic video for De La Soul’s classic record “Me, Myself, and I”. With a classic Parliament Funkadelic sample it’s a celebration of individuality in The Culture and hip hop’s embodiment of the classic Shakespear quote; “This above all; to thine own self be true.”     Written…

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Interview: Sneaker/Fashion Blogger Cassidy Edwards

  Meet Cassidy Edwards, bonafide hustler and sneakerhead. Cassidy is the Managing Editor for the sneaker and style blog CNKDaily. She’s all about sneakers, writing, street art, and #Chickspiration and is a creator for The Culture to keep an eye on. Check out our interview with Cassidy and #GetFamiliar. You are pretty well known for having…