Special Focus

Kenyan-born artist Wangari Mathenge’s new body of work draws inspiration from “The Danger of a Single Story,” a 2009 Ted Talk delivered ... More

Wangari Mathenge

Interview by Jan-Willem Dikkers

Originally from Sacramento, CA, James Sweeney recently starred, directed, and wrote his debut film, Straight Up (2019), a hilarious rom-com that blends ... More

James Sweeney

Go-See & Interview

Jen Richards burst onto the entertainment scene when she received a Primetime Emmy Nomination for Her Story, a series she created, wrote ... More

Jen Richards

Go-See & Interview

Director Lukas Dhont’s debut feature film, Girl, is more than just a trans story. It’s a story of identity, growing up and ... More

Victor Polster

Interview by Lukas Dhont & Fashion Shoot

Known for her work in Netflix’s popular Marvel series Luke Cage, and as the “other woman” in American Comedy film Girls Trip ... More

Deborah Ayorinde

Go-See & Interview

Bex Taylor-Klaus rose to fame starring as Bullet—a homeless but street-wise teen wanting to  protect sex workers—on AMC’s critically acclaimed crime drama ... More

Bex Taylor-Klaus

Go-See & Interview

An architecture dropout turned fashion major, Kilo Kish picked up music as yet another creative outlet on top of design and visual ... More

Kilo Kish

Interview & Fashion Shoot

After her band Carissa’s Wierd broke up in 2003, singer-songwriter Jenn Champion focused on her solo career. On her latest album, Single ... More

Jenn Champion

Live Performance & Interview

Currently making waves as ‘Nathan’ on the popular HBO comedy Insecure (fans on Twitter call him ‘Lyft Bae’), Kendrick Sampson is no ... More

Kendrick Sampson

Go-See & Interview

Laetitia Tamko, the multi-instrumentalist and producer known as Vagabon, didn’t plan for a career in music. She had graduated from college with ... More

Vagabon

Live Performance & Interview

Zoë Chao stars as a bisexual, fledgling writer in the comedy series Strangers (2017-), second season out now via Facebook Watch. Created, ... More

Zoë Chao

Go-See & Interview

Ryan Jamaal Swain graduated from college and moved to New York only a year and a half ago, booking the role of ... More

Ryan Jamaal Swain

Go-See & Interview

Canadian actress Nikohl Boosheri has made a name for herself in politically engaged film and tv roles. She received multiple Best Performance ... More

Nikohl Boosheri

Go-See & Interview

New York City band Sons of an Illustrious Father made a splash earlier this year with their tantalizing music video for “Extraordinary ... More

Sons Of An Illustrious Father

Live Performance & Interview

Uncle Meg is all about getting his music out there. The Brooklyn-based rapper just released his second full-length album, Can’t Stay the ... More

Uncle Meg

Live Performance & Interview

In early 1990s rural Mississippi, Levon Brooks was arrested for murdering a three-year-old girl and sentenced to life in prison. A few ... More

Levon and Kennedy:

Mississippi Innocence Project

I went to hang and shoot with Maly in her studio at her home in Long Beach on a Saturday morning. When ... More

Maly Mann

by Caleb Thal

Musician Jen Cloher’s self-titled fourth solo album is an overt declaration about where Cloher is coming from, literally and figuratively. Recorded in ... More

Jen Cloher

Live Performance & Interview

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, up-and-comer Tiffany Boone is a graduate of California Institute of the Arts and the lead female actor on ... More

Tiffany Boone

Go-See & Interview

What began as a fascination with remote, rural communities, necessarily evolved into a greater conversation about modernization and tradition for documentary photographer ... More

Winfried Bullinger

Interview by Lia Marie Hillers

For someone who only just released his second album, singer and songwriter Kirin J. Callinan has covered a lot of ground creatively. ... More

Kirin J. Callinan

Performance Music Film & Interview

Established musician Mackenzie Scott, known by her stage name TORRES, and Grammy nominated folk musician Brandi Carlile first became acquainted when Scott ... More

Torres

Interview by Brandi Carlile

Actor Shanola Hampton is best known as the face of Veronica Fisher on the comedy drama series Shameless (2011-). The series, which ... More

Shanola Hampton

Go-See & Interview

English singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Marika Hackman has just released her anticipated second album, I’m Not Your Man, via Transgressive Records. The album ... More

Marika Hackman

Live Performance & Interview

Chaz Bear, or Toro y Moi as his music fans know him, signed to Carpark Records in 2009, months after graduating the ... More

Toro y Moi

Interview by Mac DeMarco & Fashion Shoot

German photojournalist Corinna Kern is interested in the fringe groups of society, those outside the Westernized norm. Her subjects are often marginalized ... More

Corinna Kern

Female Maskers

It’s been a several years since actor Justin Chon first approached his friend and YouTube comedian David So about co-starring in Gook. ... More

Gook

Justin Chon x David So

This spring in Frankfurt, Germany, large-scale portraits of refugees drape over the faces of multi-story buildings, old and new, as part of ... More

Vitus Saloshanka:
New Citizens

New Citizens

Originally from D.C, rapper Chaz French credits his music to the influence of gospel, artists like Amy Winehouse and a stint of ... More

Chaz French

Live Performance & Interview

Born in Fort Sumter, South Carolina, Jay Ellis is a television and film actor currently starring as Lawrence opposite comedian Issa Rae ... More

Jay Ellis

Go-See & Interview

Actor Antoinette Robertson stars as the headstrong student Coco Conners in Justin Simien’s Netflix series Dear White People. The show is follow-up ... More

Antoinette Robertson

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

Actor Medalion Rahimi currently stars in the film Before I Fall and will appear in Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming series Still Star-Crossed. What’s ... More

Medalion Rahimi

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

Egyptian-American actor Amin El Gamal currently stars as Cyclops, the lead villain in Fox’s Prison Break: Sequel and has worked in a ... More

Amin El Gamal

Go-See & Interview

Actor Asia Kate Dillon currently stars on Showtime’s Billions in a groundbreaking role as Taylor Mason, a brilliant, gender non-binary finance intern. ... More

Asia Kate Dillon

Go-See & Interview

Actress Medalion Rahimi currently stars as Elody in the 2017 mystery Before I Fall, opposite Zoey Deutch. Rahimi also has many past ... More

Medalion Rahimi

Go-See & Interview

Sacramento native Keith Powers has a variety of TV and film roles under his belt, including playing Dr. Dre’s younger brother in ... More

Keith Powers

Go-See & Interview

With a predilection for capturing documentary moments, German filmmaker and photographer Kirstin Schmitt explores her adopted city of Havana with a camera ... More

KIRSTIN SCHMITT

Waiting for the Candymen

J. Mallory McCree is best known for his role in hit indie film, From Nowhere, which won the Audience Award at SXSW ... More

J. Mallory McCree

Go-See & Interview

With just a few small movie roles behind him, actor Ashton Sanders co-stars as Chiron in Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight as devastating portrait ... More

Ashton Sanders

Interview by Barry Jenkins & Fashion Shoot

Canadian-Chinese actor Hayden Szeto stars as Erwin opposite Hailee Steinfeld in the coming-of-age comedy Edge of Seventeen. The film was a favorite ... More

Hayden Szeto

Go-See & Interview

Singer and actress Sierra McClain has joined the cast of Empire as recurring character Nessa. McClain is also known for her role ... More

Sierra McClain

Go-See & Interview

Iranian-American actor Dominic Rains took home the Best Actor award at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival for his role as Osman in ... More

Dominic Rains

Go-See & Interview

Born in Argentina and raised in Webster, Texas, actor Stephanie Beatriz is best known for playing Rosa Diaz on the Fox comedy ... More

Stephanie Beatriz

Go-See & Interview

Actor Ashton Sanders costars as Chiron in the critically acclaimed film Moonlight. Previous appearances include the Oscar nominated film, Straight Outta Compton ... More

Ashton Sanders

Go-See & Interview

Newcomer Bre-Z is currently starring on Fox’s hit series Empire, as young rapper Freda Gatz. With credits from the Empire soundtrack already ... More

Bre-Z

Go-See & Interview

Nigerian actor Yvonne Orji plays Molly on HBO’s series Insecure, and is the creator of the FirstGen Show, a sitcom which brings ... More

Yvonne Orji

Go-See & Interview

Photographer Emilie Regnier spent most of her childhood in West and Central Africa, and situates her photo series Hair in her then ... More

Emilie Regnier

Issue Questionnaire

Long Beach native and rapper Vince Staples opens his newest EP, Prima Donna, by singing “This Little Light of Mine” with such ... More

Vince Staples

Interview by Kilo Kish