Tag Archives: Los Angeles

The Marathon Continues: How Nipsey Hussle’s Vision for L.A. Will Live On

“I don’t ever make moves under pressure,” Nipsey Hussle explained to me back in February 2018. His final album, Victory Lap, had been out for less than a week, and he was stopping by New York City for an on-camera interview. The early numbers were looking good on his latest release. Last time that he checked, the project—which would eventually be nominated for a Best Rap Album Grammy—was headed for a top 5 debut. Continue reading The Marathon Continues: How Nipsey Hussle’s Vision for L.A. Will Live On

Gang Leader Warns Against Wearing Nike Cortez

An indictment unsealed in federal court in Boston on Thursday includes guidelines for members of the MS-13 gang on what sneakers not to wear. Court papers describe a December 2015 meeting held by leadership of the gang’s “East Coast Program” that was secretly recorded by the government. During that meeting, Edwin Manica Flores, the alleged leader of the MS-13 East Coast Program, instructed members not to wear the Nike Cortez, a shoe associated with the gang.

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Meet Aleali May, the Queen of Los Angeles’ Fashion Scene

The media has published hundreds of articles and think pieces about the tech-loving, world-changing millennial generation. They’re accused of being narcissistic, selfish, and entitled. Whether those claims are valid or not, there is one millennial attribute that not only sets them apart, but can also push them ahead. For the most part, this generation grows up thinking that anything is possible. Born in 1992, Aleali May is a member of this new generation, and her approach to taking on the world exists without limits.

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