The Millennials of Dallas

The Millennials of Dallas

We all love some good reality television, right? Then you all should check out The Millennials of Dallas web series created by producer Dorian Payton. After watching the first episode of The Millennials of Dallas, my eyes were glued to my phone screen waiting to see what happens next. I caught up with Dorian a few weeks ago hoping he'll give me some more insight on what would happen next during Season 1 of The Millennials of Dallas, and he simply replied, "Well, I don't want to give too much away," but I did get insight on why he decided...Read More
An Interview with Photographer Chauncey Mangum

An Interview with Photographer Chauncey Mangum

I read a quote once from American photographer Ansel Adams that said, "Some photographers take reality and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation." Mississippi photographer Chauncey Mangum is no stranger when it comes to picking up a camera. He knows exactly how to capture the image he wants. He has a keen eye and displays great sense of direction when it comes to photography. One can learn quite a bit from him. Fioreme writer Jarquita Brown met Chauncey about...Read More
An Interview with Portraitist @SydneyVanLeigh

An Interview with Portraitist @SydneyVanLeigh

[gallery ids="2973,2974,2972" type="rectangular"] It was a few months ago when American portraitist Sydney Van Leigh Armer moved to New York City after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Mississippi State University. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, the 24-year-old digital content creator and photographer decided to pursue her dreams in photography and fashion after switching her major from Pre-Veterinary Science. Since her career in photography began, Sydney's work has been published in the Streetcar Creative Arts Journal, a creative journal curated by her alma mater. She has also been featured on well-known fashion blogs such as Black Fashion,...Read More
An Interview with Urban Photographer Antonio Barnes

An Interview with Urban Photographer Antonio Barnes

Jarquita met model turned photographer Antonio Barnes about four years ago on Mississippi State University's campus during a model open call. Barnes is a senior Computer Engineering major and has found a new love, photography. His work has since been featured on some of Instagram's most well-known pages showcasing his take on urban style photography. After meeting up with Barnes a few weeks ago, he stated, "I've always considered myself on the urban side, but as I work and progress, I hope to expand." "When I want to capture the moment or the emotion that's being expressed within a photo,...Read More

An interview with artist Timaal Bradford

Hip-hop artist and writer, Timaal Bradford decided to pursue music as a career around 2015 while completing his second degree at Mississippi State University. The 26-year-old Jackson, Mississippi native said some of biggest influences in music are Eminem, Nas, Common, and Mos Def, Lauryn Hill, Jay Z, Andre 3000, and Kendrick Lamar to name a few. "I'm also influenced by things outside of music, like literature, art pieces, movies, and so on. Anything that compels me to think deeply about it can be influential enough to further my growth in music," says Timaal.  In a recent conversation with Timaal, he...Read More
Broke Art Collection by Last Semester

Broke Art Collection by Last Semester

25-year-old singer/rapper Reginald Enlow also known as Last Semester has dropped his highly anticipated mixtape, "Broke Art Collection." The mixtape is available on Soundcloud. It includes eight tracks including one bonus track. Check out Last Semester's new mixtape below. [embed]https://soundcloud.com/itslastsemester/sets/broke-art-collection-no-dj[/embed] SaveSave
Five Songs To Add To Your Summer Playlist

Five Songs To Add To Your Summer Playlist

Back To You by Russ Album: There's Really A Wolf Russ is an American singer/rapper born in Secaucus, New Jersey now residing in Georgia. His latest album There's Really a Wolf released May 5 by his record company Russ My Way Incorporated and Columbia Records. Russ composes and produces all of his songs. Love Galore by SZA featuring Travis Scott Album: CTRL (released June 9) Singer/songwriter Solána Imani Rowe also known as SZA latest album CTRL released today. The 14-track playlist includes features from Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar on "Doves in the Wind," James Fauntleroy on "Wavy (Interlude)," and Isaiah Rashad...Read More