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Gucci’s Got Soul

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Back in January, on Instagram Gucci released mini video clips of casting and audition tapes as a teaser for its new campaign.  The video featured all African American men and women answering questions such as “What does it mean to have soul?” and “What’s your spirit animal?” Keeping it on the hush until the official release left consumers and social media stalkers alike confused and wonder what exactly is the brand…

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12 Fave Early 2000s Songs Sampled for Tory Lanez Chixtape 4

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While some Hip Hop fanatics and critics argue over if sampling is considered original, or just lazy; Music artist Tory Lanez took the idea and created something genius. In his new Chixtape4 mixtape, the hip hop musician crafted some of our favorite 12 Hip Hop and R&B songs from the early 2000s. Each song, whether slowed up, slowed down,  provided some nostalgia as the R&B tape soothes through the speakers. The intro…

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Fists Up Afros Out: A Cause Behind the Label [Feature]

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“As long as you’re educated on what you’re wearing, I don’t see why there should be any beef as to why you’re wearing it….I really want people to understand that it’s not just a clothing line; I really want it to be a movement….” -Hazel Dennis   When you mix fashion and philanthropy, what do you get?– A formula that was created by mistake, but gaining it’s way to a…

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Khole Kardashian Introduces Her New Denim Line, Good American. Do We Love It?

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Khloe Kardashian is taking a stance against the fashion industry. She’s making real denim for real women! Can Khloe’s new denim line with Good American compete with the #winning denim brands of today? Let’s take a look at some denim history: 1. Levis – The original. The blueprint. The top dog, and inventor of the blue jean. Originally designed to be men’s s work pants, the name eventually became waist…

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#TBT: 7 Songs That Prove Mariah Carey Owned the 90’s

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Earlier this year, Epic Records Executive L.A. Reid made a statement insinuating the legendary Mariah Carey’s singing career may as well take a dirt nap. But in the same breath he admits that the 45 year old entertainer is a pop icon and is lucky to even have a place on the radio these days. “To even be on the radio at this point in her career is a huge…

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Tracee Ellis Ross Pays Homage to Mom, Diana Ross in #WORKTHATBODY2015

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Usually we snag a couple of giggles from the hilarious actress Tracee Ellis Ross during her attempts to decode rap lyrics as TMURDA (her hip hop stage name). This time shes decided to take another route and decided to recreate the 1981 video “Work That Body,” by her legendary mother, Diana Ross. This was an ode to her and felt that this was the definitely the moment that impacted her…

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Pinterest Picks: Top 5 Thrift Pages To Follow

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Some enjoy hiking, mountain climbing or even knitting but when it comes to thrifting, leave that to us. Pinterest.com is that type of website where you can find anything your heart desires. But we have chosen to take on the role as your personal thrift shopper on the site. With these top five thrift pages to follow, you will be pinning your favorite prints in no time. Lets get started!…

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Live Stream Janelle Monae’s ‘Wondaland Presents: The Eephus’ Concert with Yahoo Live!

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Today, Monday, August 24th, you and all the  Wondaland Record followers will get a chance to stream a live concert with Janelle Monae and her team of eccentric artists. Thanks to Yahoo! Live and a little wifi, consider your front row seat filled as the show will air 8:30pm (eastern standard time) live from the Wonder Ballroom in Seattle, Washington. What more could you ask for? If you haven’t kept…

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Vintage Visits: Thrifted and Modern

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As if thrift shopping couldn’t reign supreme as the best experience ever, wait till it happens online. Thats right, we’re just as grateful for the old click and buy as the next guy. This time around for our vintage visit, we didn’t even have to leave home to grab some fabulous finds. Thrifted and Modern is an online vintage retailer located in San Francisco, California and Reno, Nevada. As in…

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AFROPUNK NYC 2015

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In case you just happen to live under a rock, you must understand the severity of this announcement. AFROPUNK, “the most multicultural festival in the U.S.,” according to the New York Times, will be returning to Brooklyn this weekend (August 22-23) for plenty of good vibes, good music and great people. Located in Commodore Park (aka City Park) AFROPUNK has consolidated quite the entertainment line up that is arguably not…