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Posts tagged with Los-Angeles

  1. Keeping It Smooth with a Jazz Attitude: Mayila

    03 Oct 2020

    Mayila is a recording artist and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA; a native of Columbus, OH, Mayila has been cultivating a dogged commitment to her craft from an early age, training in various disciplines like dance, acting and music, until ultimately finding her calling in writing and performing her…


  2. Purple Reign, Purple Reign: Gabe Rickard

    14 Sep 2020

    Gabe Rickard is a creative influencer, content creator and model based in Los Angeles, CA; his focus is on skincare and wellness, but he has since started to venture into fashion and style; he is currently steeped in a project where he explores his favorite hues in the color spectrum…


  3. All of the Lights: Demie Cao

    08 Aug 2020

    Demie Cao is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer based in Los Angeles, CA, signed to 5A Label/MRMG (Mister Rocks Music Group); she broke into the scene in the summer of 2019 with her debut single “Night Vision,” released as part of VIBE Presents: Urban Asia Vol 2, the…


  4. Maybe I’ve Been California Dreaming: Claire Reneé

    16 Jul 2020

    Claire Renee is a singer-songwriter and dancer based in Los Angeles, CA; originally from the Bronx, NY, she began her foray into performing as a child when she got accepted at the Dance Theatre of Harlem to study ballet, tap, jazz, and classical dance at the age of 10, after…


  5. The Girl Who Fell to Earth: JBCG Summer 2017 Lookbook

    16 May 2020

    JBCG (acronym for Just Be Crazy Goods) is a Japanese fashion brand founded by designer and Nylon Japan blogger/columnist Natsuki Kato when she was a just student at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles; its graphic-heavy apparel inspired by ’50s-to-’90s global pop culture has earned…


  6. Gotta Give It Up for the Westside: Jemar Michael

    20 Apr 2020

    Jemar Michael is an actor, model and artist based in Los Angeles, CA; his most notable role is as Al in the Netflix series Dear White People, now on its third season (a fourth season is set to be released this year), based on 2014’s Sundance award-winning satirical drama…


  7. Smooth Operator: Brooke Aulani

    09 Apr 2020

    Brooke Aulani is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA, lauded for her captivating, atmospheric brand of music that seamlessly commingles dark pop with R&B, featuring her signature sultry, soulful vocals and unnervingly honest lyrics set to slinky, impeccably complex sonic textures; she is also celebrated for her commanding stage…


  8. Art of the Matter: Stuart Mason

    19 Mar 2020

    Stuart Mason is a painter, sculptor, installation artist, photographer, event producer, and curator based in Los Angeles, CA; originally from the Bay Area, where he studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, and where he developed and hosted a series of immersive art shows called ARTandVR (which ran for a…


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

    25 Feb 2020

    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…


  10. Once Upon a Daydream: MASUMI

    12 Feb 2020

    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…


  11. Devil in Angel City: Maconnie Dukuly

    08 Apr 2018

    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…


  12. Alley Cats: Franky Flowers

    10 Sep 2017

    Franky Flowers is an indie rock band based in Los Angeles, CA, lauded for their highly infectious, catchy sounds that ingeniously combine psychedelic rock, shoegaze, garage rock, surf-grunge, lo-fi, and noise pop; their debut EP Blue Eyes, released in the summer of 2014, catapulted them to indie stardom; they…


  13. All I Need in This Life of Sin: PreeMade Fall/Winter 2016 Lookbook

    12 Aug 2017

    PreeMade Clothing is a passion project of artist and stylist Jeris DuPree where he takes old clothes (and shoes) and turns them into one-of-a-kind pieces by distressing, bleaching, and spray-painting them in his own signature style, often with the use of everyday tools and materials; their pieces have sold at…


  14. The Lyrical Gangster: Elidio

    27 Jul 2017

    Elidio is a recording artist based in San Jose, CA; originally from Mexico, he likes to incorporate his heritage into his music, resulting in a fresh, highly original sound that mixes his Spanish lyrics with Bay Area stylings, heavy-hitting beats, buzzing basslines, and smooth synth riffs; he is known for…


  15. Rooftops and Invitations: Patrick Phillips of Water Slice

    08 Jul 2017

    Patrick Phillips is the founding frontman of Los Angeles-based rock collective Water Slice; before Water Slice, he was part of the Portland-based experimental pop group BRAINSTORM; visit the Water Slice Facebook page to listen to their music and for updates on upcoming live performances; follow @waterslicemusic on Instagram…


  16. And All That Jazz: Christina Kim Davis

    05 Jul 2017

    Christina Kim Davis is a Los Angeles-based dancer, choreographer, model, and stylist, represented by BlocLA; she is a backup dancer for Meghan Trainor, and has also appeared in other artists’ videos (Iggy Azalea’s “Mo Bounce,” Mura Masa’s “All Around the World,” with Keke Palmer in the “Down in…


  17. Brown Gives Way to Blue: Scot London

    11 Feb 2017

    Scot London is a model and actor based in Los Angeles, CA; he has appeared in TV shows such as Glee (FOX, 2011) and Instant Mom (Nickelodeon, 2014) Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on November 13, 2016; one of these photos (photo after second diptych from top)…


  18. Wake Up and Smell the Flowers: Judy Elle

    07 Jan 2017

    Judy Elle is a womenswear influencer/blogger and actress based in Los Angeles, CA; click here to visit her blog VogueVillain.com; follow @judyelle on Instagram Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on October 1, 2016 Embroidered suede pinafore dress in russet, Boohoo; ribbed knit turtleneck top in…


  19. Like Peace in a Groove on a Sunday Afternoon: SheIn August 2016 Lookbook

    29 Nov 2016

    SheIn is an online boutique specializing in affordable contemporary women’s clothing and accessories; click here to shop their collections; follow @sheinofficial on Instagram Stephanie Pearson is an actress and model based in Los Angeles, CA; she booked her first commercial at age ten, and has since appeared in numerous television…


  20. We’re Young and Under California Grace: Daniel D.

    08 Oct 2016

    Daniel David is a model based in Los Angeles, CA, represented by Bella Agency; click here to view his portfolio; follow @dvnieldavid on Instagram Photographed and styled by Angelo Kangleon in Santa Monica, CA, on September 3, 2016 Chambray button-front shirt, Gap; powder blue jeans, H&M; washed canvas…


  21. You Rock the Party That Rocks the Body: King Marie

    05 Sep 2016

    King Marie is a DJ and singer originally from Chicago, now based in Los Angeles (by way of New York), known for her catchy, inimitable mixes that span a diverse range of genres, from reggae, dancehall and bounce, to hip-hop, R&B, funk, and soul; you may catch her every Wednesday…


  22. She Remind Me of a West Side Story: Jacely Fuentes

    13 Aug 2016

    Jacely Fuentes is a model and aspiring actress based in Los Angeles, CA; she has appeared in campaigns for American Eagle Outfitters, Uneek Jewelry, Finish Line, and Arizona Jeans; click here to view her portfolio Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on July 2,…


  23. Sittin’ on Top of the World: Lee B.

    31 Jul 2016

    Lee Buffington is a model, artist and writer based in Los Angeles, CA; she was recently featured in the Urban Outfitters blog (click here to read the story) Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on July 9, 2016


  24. White Hot American Summer: Maximillion Daly

    09 Jul 2016

    Maximillion Daly is a model, actor and aspiring designer based in Los Angeles, CA Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on June 18, 2016 Denim jacket, Zara; ripped white wash jeans, Calvin Klein; round-neck basic T, Zara; zip-front hooded sweatshirt, Zara; pique cotton trousers with cord…


  25. Let Me Serenade the Streets of L.A.: Christopher Blxcc

    25 Jun 2016

    Christopher Blxcc is a recording artist and songwriter based in London, United Kingdom; he is currently at work on his debut EP, which is set to be released in 2017; click here to listen to his music Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Los Angeles, CA, on June 11, 2016 Black…


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