Can’t Stop the Motion of the Ocean: Steve Hong

Steve Hong is a recording artist, songwriter and dancer based in Los Angeles, CA; he describes his musical style as “incorporating lyrical hip hop and trap soul-style sounds” in a musical language that redefines contemporary R&B; he takes pride in his songwriting style, and his narratives are “largely based off of personal experiences and beliefs, but also incorporates worldly topics in a story-telling format;” visit his Website stevehongmusic.com or his Spotify to listen to his album Present to the Past (as well as his EPs The Prelude and The Prelude, Pt. 2); follow @officialstevehong on Instagram; you may also subscribe to his official YouTube channel by clicking here

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Malibu, CA, on July 22, 2018


Once Upon a Daydream: MASUMI

MASUMI is a Los Angeles-born, Tokyo-raised international singer-songwriter and actress; her original song “Run Baby, Run” was picked up by multiple Spotify Official playlists when it first came out in 2017; she recently jumpstarted her acting career, and will be the star of her first movie Yakuza Princess, an action-thriller adaptation of the graphic novel Shiro by Danilo Beyruth, set to be released in late 2020 (the movie has adopted “Run Baby, Run” as its theme song); a lot of things are in motion for her, but MASUMI’s goal remains the same, and that is “to inspire ordinary people to pursue extraordinary dreams;” visit her website MasumiCherrie.com to listen to her music and for updates on her projects; follow @MASUMI.music on Instagram

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in her home in Glendale, CA, on December 4, 2016; 8 of these photos were taken using 35mm film (Kodak Portra 400)


Devil in Angel City: Maconnie Dukuly

Maconnie Dukuly is a commercial model, hairstylist and aspiring actress based in Los Angeles, CA

Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on October 24, 2015

Vintage moto jacket in vermillion, model’s own; baroque-print bralette with matching leggings, Without Walls, Urban Outfitters; leather-and-suede stacked-heel ankle booties in myrtle and oxblood, Heartbreakers

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