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  During Art Basel,  premium audio brand JBL hosted their two-day pop-up, JBL Soundwave Studio, celebrating the art of sound at Miami Art Basel.  Located in one of Miami’s premiere shopping districts on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, the JBL Soundwave Studio gave consumers the opportunity to immerse themselves in music and style and customize their own JBL 310 headphone…

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Reggae sensation Elephant Man served as the headlining act for Miami native Gil Green’s Vibes 305 party for Art Basel. The event, hosted by 99 Jamz’s Felisha Monet, featured eclectic artwork and sculptures from this year’s hottest artists as well as an animal farm-themed game room. Jim Jones was in attendance as the packed crowd bounced to music by…

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  Art Basel is nearing it’s 50th birthday. Since inception in 1970, it has reached it’s primary goal, over and over, to connect the world’s premier galleries and their patrons, as well serving as a meeting point for the international art world. The international art fair has four shows staged annually in Basel, Switzerland; Miami Beach, Florida; the Wynwood…

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For Jadakiss, his love for music came when he was introduced to it by family members. “[I fell in love with rap] by hearing the music they were playing as I was growing up,” Jadakiss said. “They introduced me to hip-hop. My early influences range from The Furious Five, Run-D.M.C., [and] The Sugar Hill Gang. When it came to R&B, it was The Whispers and Luther Vandross. My mom was playing that music at the crib.”

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In today’s tense climate following the U.S. presidential election, virtually everything has taken on an extra layer of political nuance. Take, for example, a seemingly apolitical project by cognac brand, Hennessy to commission artists to create original work inspired by the brand’s Wild Rabbit campaign (defined as “the ever-evolving pursuit to push past the limits…

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Fabolous recently collaborated with DIEM to introduce the new line, #STADIEM. During Art Basel weekend in Miami, the Brooklyn emcee held a pop-up shop and exhibit to premiere the new line. The #STADIEM collection pays homage to the ’90s era of fashion and the 1992 Olympics. The event included artwork, sports paraphernalia, and decals that reflected the…

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On Dec. 3, Profound Aesthetic, in partnership with Pepsi and Simple, celebrated the launch of the brand’s clothing capsule collection for Art Basel 2015 with a blowout at Miami hotspot FDR at Delano. PartyNextDoor was in attendance as a packed crowd danced to performances by Sonny Digital, Amir Obe and Metro Boomin. The Basel collection, available exclusively at UNKWN Miami, highlights the next generation of artists and creators.

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Swizz Beatz, Wiz Khalifa and DMX served as the headlining acts for the Untameable House Party at Art Basel in Miami. Sponsored by BARCARDI, the event featured performances by Wiz Khalifa who played a DJ, Swizz Beatz, and DMX. Swizz Beatz teamed-up with BACARDI to join forces to combine art and music with the three-day No-Commission Art Fair during the…

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Though it looks like a new OutKast album or even a solo project is still a ways off, André 3000 does have something new up his sleeve. The legendary emcee has plans under way to release a T-Shirt line featuring the quotes from the eye catching jumpsuits that he wore during OutKast’s reunion tour. Last…

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Some of the best artists and art pieces in the world were featured at the 2014 Art Basel in Miami. This year, there were several awe-inspiring Black art exhibits where artists such as Ed Clark, Rashid Johnson, and William T. Williams displayed their work. Click continue to view a few of the best Black art exhibits…

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Solange decided to speak out against the untimely deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown. On Dec. 6, Solange served as the host DJ along with DJ Kemit for the Jack Shainman Gallery beachside party.at Surfcomber on South Beach. Solange controlled the turntables for nearly two hours and played a mix of music that consisted of…

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