New York City is home to many DJs of color, including DJ Rekha, DJ Ushka, and DJ Yana Allpa. Hear what some DJs have to say about mixing night life with social justice.
Guns Don’t Run is a five-man punk-rock band that came into being four years ago. It happened when three men decided to combine their fandom for a European soccer club, Arsenal, and their passion for hardcore punk. The men have been friends for more than a decade and punk-rock lovers for a lifetime. They come from different walks of life, have different day jobs and wildly different personalities. They have one common bond – Arsenal, a team they worship utterly and unequivocally.
“We’re friends. This is our hobby, our card game,” bassist Miran says. “We do everything we love – drinking, watching football (soccer), and playing music.”
Skyler Cocco is an up and coming singer-songwriter and producer who has recently shifted her music style from classic pop to grunge pop of the 90s in an effort to bring it back to being current. Cocco found her niche. Cocco is known for her distinct sound, golden locks, and a drive to succeed in the music industry. Here she discusses her switch to grunge pop and gives us a a sneak peak at her new song Reverie from her latest album.
By Masha Angelova