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Mayfair: Art History 101’s Jay Pross Sticks to Mayfair Roots

Mayfair: Art History 101’s Jay Pross Sticks to Mayfair Roots

Jay Pross never thought he would own a clothing store with more than 100 of his designs on display. He also didn’t think that his hand-painted T-shirts would go on to become a major hit in the music industry, drawing attention of iconic artists such as Soulja Boy, The Game and even Beyoncé. It wasn’t until […]

 

Germantown: Broadcasting the Sounds of G-Town

Germantown: Broadcasting the Sounds of G-Town

Located in the heart of Germantown, the G-Town Radio studio produces a non-stop stream of content. The online radio station showcases variety of content ranging from Philadelphia hip-hop to dusty classic rock records and from ethnic music blocks to economic talk shows. Launched in 2007, G-Town Radio is a non-profit community radio station that is […]

 

Arts & Entertainment: Project Positive Breaks to Inspire

Arts & Entertainment: Project Positive Breaks to Inspire

Project Positive is an organization that expresses its message through hip-hop dance. Incorporating workshops, performances and community partnerships, Project Positive strives to inspire the youth in Philadelphia. “Hip-hop dancing saved my life when I started at the age of 14,” said Damon Holley, who founded the organization in 2010. “It kept me out of a […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: From Nucky to Nas, Que Salutes his Idols

Surfing the web for new beats during his song-writing process, Quintin Cliett stumbled upon TCustomz’ website, where a little ditty slugged “Matlock” piqued his interest. “It’s a sample of the ‘Matlock’ theme in hip-hop form,” Cliett said. “It’s hot, I love it. But I needed a good reason to use it.” Enter Nucky Thompson. “Boardwalk Empire […]