The daughter of hip-hop icon, DJ and native Long Islander Eric B, Erica Supreme Barrier, has passed away. In Connecticut, the 28-year-old sustained injuries from a car accident in which her car “stopped in the center lane” and an oncoming truck “was unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car],” according
By Sade’ Norwood Instagram: @sade_thewriter I preferred the numbness when I relived your memories Etched in my heart for a lifetime I never got a chance to say farewell, I was too afraid to see you The tubes The grim beeping of the life support I’ve never seen you weak That made weak Pills Alcohol
By Aliyah Dinkins Instagram: @a.leeyah_ Website: https://imanvisuals.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn: Aliyah Dinkins With poise and passion, senior film student Antreise Lacey took the initiative to make a change in her life. As a mandatory part of finishing her bachelor’s degree at Hofstra University, Lacey was tasked with completing a “senior capstone project” in the form of producing her
The classic horror flick “Candyman” is getting a sequel from the brilliant and twisted mind of Jordan Peele and Monkey paw Productions, and a teaser for the trailer has just been released. Peele is producing the new film and co-writing it with Win Roselfeld, who served as the executive producer on the revamped “Twilight Zone”
By Alexandra Louigarde Twitter: @ajlouiga “The Photograph” draws heavily from the 1997 classic, “Love Jones.” Both films beautifully laced with the pensive and sentimental fullness of Jazz music with an emphasis on the potency of Black art. Though The Photograph makes a fair attempt, it does not capture the warmth of “Love Jones.” It lacks
By DongYoon Shin Instagram: @baconbeatbox Long Island Beatbox (LIBBX) is a brand that is trending nationally. Thanks to two successful beatboxing events on Long Island, the area is making a name for itself. Beatbox is a music genre in which uses one’s speech organs to make musical sounds. The art form originated from the hip-hop
*Graphic language and curse words are used in this podcast* Simply 2 Mellow has come to Shades of Long Island! The three first-generation Latino Brentwood boys share their life experiences and perspectives on music, media and life with the goal of inspiring others while having a little fun. In this episode, the trio interviewed amateur
Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film “My First Miracle”
According to the City of Hope, every four minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a form of blood cancer, often derived from MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome). More often than not, a bone marrow transplant is the key to survival. The chances of a multiracial patient finding a match can be as low as one
Brooklyn turned Long Islander Linda Linn is a colorful and unapologetic artist, who some just can’t put their finger on, but in her latest song her goal is to answer the question she said is often asked, “Who’s that girl?” The “Latina Barbie” drew inspiration from one of her favorite artists Madonna when coming up
Wendy Rodriguez has adjusted to a lot of change throughout her life from leaving her native country Guatemala and being a teen mom. She eventually went on to buy her first franchise, Curves, at just 21, run her own dance franchise Ultimate Sweat Zone, and a nonprofit, be the president of the Brentwood Chamber of
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