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[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 2

[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 2

Sandra Stanisa March 31, 2014 1

Share BP: I don’t know if you’ve heard a lot about the Wu-Tang reunion concert that happened… TS: Oh yeah absolutely! That was packed, right? BP: Yeah! Basically it facilitated this discussion on social

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[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 1

[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 1

Sandra Stanisa March 31, 2014 1

Share The truth may set you free, but sometimes telling it, especially when you know it can potentially offend the recipient is hard. You know what else is sometimes hard? Making people laugh. But

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt. 2

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt. 2

Sandra Stanisa March 8, 2014 2

Share BP: As a female leader, what are some of the challenges you’ve faced? What are some of the advantages you think you have as being one of the few women in this industry

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt.1

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt.1

Sandra Stanisa March 8, 2014 2

Share In the ongoing debate within hip hop journalism about who is well versed enough to write and who demonstrates enough expertise of the culture to actually formulate an opinion on it, Priya Ramanujam

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.3

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.3

Sandra Stanisa March 6, 2014 3

Share Bad Perm: Back to cinematography because we got a little off track there. The VLI Network is constantly playing videos that are very cinematic in their appearance. Why is it so important to

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.2

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.2

Sandra Stanisa March 4, 2014 2

Share Bad Perm: I want to to discuss Ninelevenne [IXXI] not the mixtape but the conglomerate and Maui Slim. How did that all come about, that whole concept? Sean Leon: Ninelevenne was… BP: Well,

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.1

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Sean Leon :: Pt.1

Sandra Stanisa March 3, 2014 2

Share Sean Leon and the IXXI collective will be the next big thing to propel itself from The Screwface Capital into international recognition. In this I have faith. It doesn’t take a genius to

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[INTERVIEW] HustleGRL’s Karla Moy

[INTERVIEW] HustleGRL’s Karla Moy

Sandra Stanisa February 11, 2014 3

Share Late last year at a show in Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood, I spotted a beautiful young woman who was sporting a great big smile the whole night – it was none other than HustleGRL‘s

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation With Vanessa Satten

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation With Vanessa Satten

Sandra Stanisa September 20, 2013 2

Share Today I had the amazing opportunity to interview XXL’s Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten and this quick-witted industry chieftain imparted invaluable knowledge and advice to our readers.   Bad Perm: Why do you think it’s

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The #Dirty Dozen With pHoenix Pagliacci

The #Dirty Dozen With pHoenix Pagliacci

Sandra Stanisa September 9, 2013 1

Share Since the release of Face of A Phoenix this past June, I’ve been bumping pHoenix Pagliacci‘s It’s You on the regular. I’m not really into love songs but the subject matter on this

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