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THE FEAT – YouTuber Jacques Slade

#RunTheCulture Sneakers are a mainstay of The Culture. They are one of the main ways individual style is expressed and today on The Feat. we’re featuring one of the top sneakerhead YouTubers, Jacques Slade. The kick game is big business and you can think of this channel as the CNN of sneaker YouTube. Jacques does…

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MUSIC MONDAYS – Eric Bellinger

#RunTheCulture Having a great signing voice is indeed one way to make it in the music biz. But having a great pen game is a great way to stand out from your contemporaries. And for this week’s #MusicMonday selection we’re featuring one of the top singer/songwriters you really need to be listening to right now,…

THE FEAT. – UpUpDownDown Youtube Channel

#RunTheCulture If content is king then visual content is the king of kings. We use photographs and videos to communicate so much today. And thanks to YouTube it’s given people of color the platform to tell their stories their way. And on The Feat we’re featuring one YouTubers doing it for The Culture. and the…

Summer Walker

MUSIC MONDAYS – Summer Walker

#RunTheCulture Hailing from the ATL, this week’s #MusicMonday featured artist is the singer Summer Walker. A relative newcomer to the music scene, Summer debuted in early 2018 and quickly made a name for herself. Known for her atmospheric contemporary R&B her very first song was a self-produced acoustic record “Session 32”. The viby joint garnered…

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The Feat. – The Read Podcast

#RunTheCulture Today one The Feat. we’re featuring the podcast The Read. The Readis a weekly pop culture podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture’s headline making stars. The show is based out of New York City and hosted by vlogger Kid Fury and internet personality Crissle West. The Read was an early entrant into the black comedy podcast genre debunk back in…


Here on #MusicMondays our goal is to bring you truly unique artists that rep The Culture and are making music you gotta here and this week we’re putting the spotlight on a new artist on the R&B scene with throwback musical sensibilities and a truly unique story: Lucky Daye.

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#RunTheCulture Melissa Jefferson aka Lizzo, is a rapper/singer based in Minneapolis by way of Houston and is one of the most unique musical creators for The Culture out right now. Lizzo began her career in rapping while living in Texas and after moving to Minneapolis, she performed with indie groups including the electro soul-pop duo, Lizzo & the Larva Ink and…

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CFTC presents to you the first installment of our new weekly series #MusicMondays where we’ll throw a spotlight on unsung creators for The Culture making music you NEED to hear. And for our first installment we’re featuring the band Louis York.

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THE FEAT. – Youtuber DJ Akademics

#RunTheCulture Today we feature hip-hop YouTuber, TV host, and…rapper?!? DJ Akademiks. DJ Akademiks is a Jamaican born, NY raised entertainment media personality and creator for The Culture. He covers various hip-hop news and entertainment items on the YouTube, TV, radio and on social media. His videos are composed of his raw, off-the-cuff audio commentaries layered on top of stitched-together video clips…