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AFROPUNK 2015 NYC Festival Lineup

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The legendary, world-famous AFROPUNK festival is taking place at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park pm August 22nd and 23rd this year. This year’s flagship festival (Paris was home to the fest last year) features a hefty lineup with the legends like Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones as well as Kelis, Danny Brown, Thundercat, Gold Link, and more. […]

Chelsea Reject: ‘CMPLX’ Mixtape Review

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Written by Jessica Kochel In a musical, Hip Hop world filled with trap beats and club tracks, Chelsea Reject’s newest tape is such a refreshing listen. Despite being a male dominated music genre, Chelsea found a way to seal her mark amongst the boys by giving CMPLX an entirely different sound and feel that makes […]

“The Exhibition About Nothing” by Wale & Eastmen Collective

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Written by Theron cook Hip Hop recording artist Wale is all about creating a platform for discovery and showcasing that platform when he recently collaborated with Eastmen Collective. Eastmen & Wale collectively organized and presented “The Exhibition About Nothing”. To me the title suggests that “nothing” is something or “something” comes from nothing. This exhibition […]

#ARTLIFE: “The Future Is Now”

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Written by Theron Cook Sometimes you have to completely change things up, and that’s exactly what former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Dame Dash did. Dame’s newest downtown gallery located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan has changed its name from Poppington to 60 Orchard Gallery, and is celebrating the name change with a strong three day opening […]

#Artlife: Live Art Tribute To Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls NYC!

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Written By Theron Cook Last night, Tuesday Dec. 16th,  “COLLAGE” presented their special live art tribute to Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls with NYCs hottest artists painting live!!! To accompany the live painting they had DJ Lex NY Tahleim & DJ Brake mixing it up @ The Delancey on the lower east side of Manhattan, right below the Williamsburg […]

Sunday Evening Serenade Turns 1!

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Monthly R&B acoustic showcase and networking mixer, Sunday Evening Serenade recently celebrated its first birthday. Hosted by Olivia Gilmore, the event, which features up and coming R&B artists performing acoustic sets, started one year ago around this time. To celebrate the occasion, Gilmore pulled out all of the stops Sunday night for an evening full of good […]

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Dragons” by Princess Nokia

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Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Princess Nokia. “Dragons” is a smooth track with a trippy video featuring Wiki of Ratking. Be one of the first to check it out right here!  

A Day W/ TOP & Streetlawz @ the Rebel Minded Festival

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The Mute Mag team had an opportunity to attend the Rebel Minded Festival with Hip Hop collective, Streetlawz. Check out the footage of TOP’s performance below and also be sure to keep up with TOP and the Streetlawz at www.triumphoverpoverty.com!  

A Rebel Minded Festival

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Join the Mute Mag fam, our friends over at STARCH (www.starchedsuns.com), and a host of other partners and sponsors this Saturday for the first annual “A Rebel Minded Festival. The festival will take place at The Paper Box in Brooklyn from 1pm – 1am, featuring a fashion show, live performances, and more! “A Rebel Minded […]

Summer Issue Is Here!

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With every issue of Mute Magazine that we publish the goal is always to make the periodical better than the last one. This is imperative to us – not only because this is what we live for, but also because Mute is a magazine for you, the reader. Thankfully, and with God’s help, with this […]

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