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GQ Magazine in the 2000's - The Final Decade of Style Consciousness, part 1

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  GQ in the 2000's  The Final Decade of Style Consciousness, part one GQ is an American international monthly men's magazine based in New York City and founded in 1931. The publication focuses on fashion, style, and culture for men, though articles on food, movies, fitness, sex, music, travel, sports, technology, and books are also featured. (wiki) All of these collectible magazine issues, as well as other back issues of GQ, Esquire, Maxim and Stuff are available at Catharsis Books & Vinyl Online Store.   November 2004 Colin Farrell The Confessions of Colin Farrell The Well Dressed Rebel  The War Comes Home    December 2004 Jude Law Men of the year Women of the year Legends, Ball-Busters and Trail Blazers February 2005 Jamie Foxx Increasingly Desperate Housewives Larry Bird Comes out swinging 48 new ways to energize your spring wardrobe April 2005 Jessica Alba The coolest city on earth The word men are forbidden to say Dress well, Spend Wisely August 2005 (British GQ) Char

The Golden Age of Hip Hop in Black and White

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The Golden Age of Hip Hop in Black and White - Part 1 In today's vernacular, it's generally referred to as "old school" Hip Hop. But at the time, it was a thriving scene based on heavy drum machine beat patterns and notebooks full of bragging rights in the form of battle rhymes and party lyrics. This style would eventually be referred to by hip hop heads as "boom-bap". It was - and is - king of the hip hop jungle and has yet to be dethroned. Here are a few founders and representatives of the form of artistic expression commonly known as "Rap" music.  DJ Kool Herc Clive Campbell, better known by his stage name DJ Kool Herc, is a Jamaican DJ who is credited for originating hip hop music in the Bronx, New York City, in the 1970s through his "Back to School Jam", hosted on August 11, 1973   Busy Bee  David James Parker, known by the stage name Busy Bee, is an American old-school hip hop musician from New York, NY. First coming on the New York

Style Spotlight - Perpetua, Nairobi Kenya

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Perpetua Faith Mbuthia - Nairobi Kenya Style Spotlight Perpetua Faith Mbuthia is an actuary  working with an insurance company in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya.  She also trades in Forex in her spare time. Despite being a lover of Math, Perpetua is also a lover  of the arts and she is particularly interested in fashion  and style. She holds a degree in Actuarial Science  and a certificate in CPA. She also likes to be involved  in the community, in particular with children  and environmental cleaning programs. Instagram https://instagram.com/nyamburaperpetua "I’m a paradox. Social butterfly but also shy sometimes. Strong minded but with a soft heart. I love the sciences but I also love the arts. I’m a nerd but I’m also very social. I love dogs but I also love cats." -  Perpetua The Republic of Kenya is a country in Africa. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest co