• Andra Day Riffs on ‘Lose Yo' Job' Viral Hit

    13 days ago - By Essence

    Andra Day 's “Rise Up,” with lyrics like “when the silence isn't quiet and it feels like it's getting hard to breathe,” has become the unofficial anthem for the Black Lives Matter movement. And the Grammy-nominated singer delivered a stripped-down, but moving rendition of that song alongside a guitar player for the concert series portion of the ESSENCE Festival of Culture Virtual Experience last weekend. After her performance Day did a quick riff on Johniqua Charles' impromptu “Lose Yo' Job” jam.Dressed casually in distressed jeans and a green tank top, Day did a lil' hair toss and chair...
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  • Black-Owned Netherlands Fashion Brands Unite for Black Lives Matter T-Shirts

    Black-Owned Netherlands Fashion Brands Unite for Black Lives Matter T-Shirts

    13 days ago - By Hypebeast

    In light of ongoing anti-racist activations, seven Black-owned Netherlands fashion brands have united for a special Black Lives Matter T-shirt intended to benefit several local progressive movements. Daily Paper , Patta , Filling Pieces , Olaf Hussein , Smib, The New Originals and Hosselaer have utilized artist Farida Sedoc's No Justice No Peace as the centerpiece of a special made-to-order charity T-shirt. Dubbed "In Unity, There Is Strength," the collaborative design features Sedoc's art on the front, borrowed from the posters that she created for the Stedelijk Museum in dialogue with...
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