Life in NYC

The Brisk Bodega Took Over NYC Last Night With DJ Mustard, Bodega Bamz, Deniro Farrar & More. Check the Coverage:
By July 19, 2014
The Brisk Bodega Took Over NYC Last Night With DJ Mustard, Bodega Bamz, Deniro Farrar & More. Check the Coverage:

As part of Brisk’s ‘Brisk Bodega’ campaign, the brand made its mark in Brooklyn last night. With music curated by DJ Mustard – who’s killing the game right now – you just had to be there to experience it. I’m bringing you some exclusive photos so you can get in on the action. The New […]

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Photos: King Mez (@KingMez) ‘Long Live The King’ NYC Album Playback
By May 16, 2014
Photos: King Mez (@KingMez) ‘Long Live The King’ NYC Album Playback

Last night, a group of hip hop heads came together to descend upon NYC’s Log Cabin Recording Studio to check out King Mez’s newest release, Long Live The King. The North Carolina MC took the time to introduce each track and share a bit of back story on the recordings. Catch a glimpse inside of […]

My Life: Inside the Bacardi Fusion Lounge Featuring Pusha T, Just Blaze, Sneaker Pimps & More #RepYourFlavor
By April 16, 2014
My Life: Inside the Bacardi Fusion Lounge Featuring Pusha T, Just Blaze, Sneaker Pimps & More #RepYourFlavor

Last night in NYC, we had an inside look at the launch of Bacardi’s new Mango Fusion flavor at an extravagant event right here in NYC. The space, called the “Bacardi Fusion Lounge,” encompassed a wide variety of items associated with the brand – sneaker culture, music, tattoo culture, and more. In the space, tastemakers […]

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My Life: The Weeknd (@theweeknd) Private Fan Event In NYC Recap
By January 14, 2014
My Life: The Weeknd (@theweeknd) Private Fan Event In NYC Recap

Following The Weeknd’s private fan event at NYC’s Greenhouse/WIP, I wanted to fill everyone in on what to expect. Bottom line: Casual, cool environment, but don’t get your hopes up. Read on, if interested.

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Life In NYC: T.I.(@tip) Hosts Book of Kings Vol. 1 Launch Event w/ Jonathan Mannion, Bun B, Bow Wow, and More
By December 12, 2013
Life In NYC: T.I.(@tip) Hosts Book of Kings Vol. 1 Launch Event w/ Jonathan Mannion, Bun B, Bow Wow, and More

The Rubberbandman, T.I., hosted a Launch event in NYC last night for his Spring 2014 AKOO Collection featured in his “first of a kind” coffee table book “Book of Kings Vol. 1.” HHU was in the house to capture the night as a host of notable figures came through to support The King. Check out […]

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Photo Recap: B.o.B. (@bobatl) Previews #UndergroundLuxury Last Night in NYC
By December 5, 2013
Photo Recap: B.o.B. (@bobatl) Previews #UndergroundLuxury Last Night in NYC

Last night, Bobby Ray took some time out of his never-ending promo run to play his newest album to some folks here in NYC. It was great to see B.o.B. in his environment surrounded by his peers as he felt comfortable to rap along, dance along and sing along to his own music. Check out […]

Morrison Hotel Gallery Photo Exhibition Event in West Hollywood
By February 11, 2013
Morrison Hotel Gallery Photo Exhibition Event in West Hollywood

Since here in L.A. it’s Grammy week and everyone is in town for the awards. So it made for a captive audience this past Thursday night at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, where The Morrison Hotel photo exhibition was held. Read more about the event below. -C.A.

Life in NYC: Fans Brave the Winter Weather To Meet Pharrell Williams at BBC/Ice Cream SoHo
By November 9, 2012
Life in NYC: Fans Brave the Winter Weather To Meet Pharrell Williams at BBC/Ice Cream SoHo

Photos: J.D. Tuminski of JDOTshots.com Via The212.com: Pharrell Williams fans from NYC stepped out on Wed night against the elements to a meet and greet at the Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream flagship store in SoHo. The212.com was in the cut to snap a few shots of the scene. Click below for a recap of the […]

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My Life: I Heard Saigon’s New Album And Here Are My Thoughts
By September 21, 2012
My Life: I Heard Saigon’s New Album And Here Are My Thoughts

The other night I headed downtown to hear Saigon’s upcoming offering, The Greatest Story Never Told Chapter 2: Bread And Circuses. What I heard was quality hip hop. For the full recap, head over to The212.com. Click below where you’ll find the tracklist for the album:

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My Life: Catalpa Music Festival Launches in NYC to Much Fanfare as Snoop Dogg, A$AP Rocky, araabMUZIK, and More Bring the Excitement
By July 31, 2012
My Life: Catalpa Music Festival Launches in NYC to Much Fanfare as Snoop Dogg, A$AP Rocky, araabMUZIK, and More Bring the Excitement

When it comes to NYC, it’s known that some of the best acts play here multiple times per year – we’re spoiled in that sense. We annually have summer festivals like Electric Zoo, Governors Ball, Rock the Bells, Bamboozle, and many more to please our musical appetites. Well, there’s always room for one more, isn’t […]

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Action Bronson Live At The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA Concert Review
By June 20, 2012
Action Bronson Live At The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA Concert Review

Action Bronson recently graced us with several performances on the West Coast. Here we capture last Thursday night’s performance at the Roxy in West Hollywood, CA with a live review with photos and video clips below the cut. -C.A.

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Life in NYC: I Partied with Flo-rida Last Night on the #WILDONESPARTYBUS
By June 19, 2012
Life in NYC: I Partied with Flo-rida Last Night on the #WILDONESPARTYBUS

Last night I was invited  on  to the #WILDONESPARTYBUS  to listen to Flo-rida’s new album, Wild Ones. Click below for some pictures and a quick review of the night:

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Life in NYC: A Distracting First Listen to Maybach Music’s “Self Made 2″ With Rick Ross, Drake, DJ Khaled, & More
By June 16, 2012
Life in NYC: A Distracting First Listen to Maybach Music’s “Self Made 2″ With Rick Ross, Drake, DJ Khaled, & More

The other night, Rick Ross hosted an album listening session for the new Maybach Music compilation – “Self Made 2.” Strippers. Bags of Money. Heavy bass. You know you want to click below for a few SHOTS and a recap:

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My Life: 2012 Hot 97 Summer Jam Invades NJ With Rick Ross, Lauryn Hill, Mase, Big Sean, French Montana, and Many More
By June 5, 2012
My Life: 2012 Hot 97 Summer Jam Invades NJ With Rick Ross, Lauryn Hill, Mase, Big Sean, French Montana, and Many More

After years of hearing about it, I finally attended Hot 97′s infamous Summer Jam festival. Click below to check out my full event coverage, featuring some great shots of Young Jeezy, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Big Sean, Wale, Rick Ross, Mase, and many more. Check it:

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