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  1. You Give Me Fever: Bentley Robles

    15 Oct 2021

    Bentley Robles is a Latinx queer singer, songwriter, performer, and producer of the synth-pop genre based in New York, NY; born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, he grew up knowing that making music was in the stars for him, but that dream laid dormant as he threw himself into…


  2. Sicker Than Your Average: Reaper

    25 Aug 2021

    Reaper is a rapper and songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY; growing up with a prodigious penchant for storytelling, he became an avid writer at a very young age, jotting down verses in his composition books religiously beginning when he was in the third grade; he spent a huge part of…


  3. Hit ‘Em Up Style: Teydie for RIVA New York X Brillies Sunglasses

    14 Jul 2021

    RIVA New York is a direct-to-consumer jewelry brand focused on making “jewelry you can be proud of:” approachably-priced (i.e., no middleman markups) sustainable pieces, handmade in their Brooklyn, NY, facilities using ethically-sourced and recycled materials; their debut collection, aptly called the Expression Collection, features modular pieces (foundation or freestyle paper…


  4. Something in the Way She Moves: Claire Reneé

    11 Jun 2021

    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. Come as You Are: O’Neal Raleigh

    20 May 2021

    O’Neal Raleigh is an influencer, stylist and up-and-coming fashion designer based in Los Angeles, CA; having developed a knack for creating unique and eye-catching pieces either from scratch or from previously owned clothing, he started documenting his creations on Instagram under the moniker @the_blckranger, and as quickly as he gained…


  6. ‘Cause You’ve Got That Whip Appeal: Tyler Rudd

    13 Feb 2021

    Tyler Rudd is a freelance model and aspiring screenwriter based in Los Angeles, CA; originally from Mississippi, he moved to L.A. (after graduating from Ole Miss with a degree in psychology) to attend film school (the New York Film Academy in Burbank) in order to acquire screenwriting, filmmaking and multimedia…


  7. Nobody Walks in L.A.: Chrissy Patterson

    23 Jan 2021

    Chrissy Patterson is a non-binary model, author and aspiring actor based in Lancaster, CA; they have appeared in LADYGUNN (click here for the editorial photographed by Jana Cruder) and in campaigns for Dolls Kill; they have also appeared in music videos (for rapper Trippie Redd and singer-songwriter SG Lewis);…


  8. Do You Know the Way to San Jose: Super Elidio

    27 Nov 2020

    Super Elidio, formerly known as Elidio, is a DJ, musician, record producer, and erstwhile rapper based in San Jose, CA; originally from Mexico, he started his musical journey as a hip-hop and rap artist, and was known for his fresh, highly original sound that mixed his Spanish lyrics with…


  9. 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…


  10. 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…


  11. 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…


  12. 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…


  13. 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…


  14. 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…


  15. 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…


  16. 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…


  17. 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…


  18. 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…


  19. 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…


  20. Storm in the Heartland: Diamond Force Time Machine

    07 Apr 2017

    Diamond Force Time Machine is an indie jam/progressive rock duo based in Washington, D.C., composed of Caleb Colin (vocals, guitars) and Stephen Luke (lead guitar); it was Colin who decided to form a duo, wanting a departure from his previous singer-songwriter solo acoustic sets; with Luke’s joining, and through a…


  21. 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)…


  22. Slow Like Honey, Heavy with Mood: Honey Gold

    28 Jan 2017

    Honey Gold is a singer-songwriter, music producer and poet based in the Bay Area, known for her eclectic and innovative sound that combines experimental elements of hip-hop, R&B, and neo-soul; her raw, authentic style, signature smooth voice, poetic lyrics, and genre-bending instrumentals all add up to a visceral listening experience,…


  23. 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…


  24. 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…


  25. Got a Pocketful of Sunshine: Davia Guzman

    17 Sep 2016

    Davia Guzman is an acoustic singer-songwriter based in the Coachella Valley; she is currently at work on her debut EP Photographed by Angelo Kangleon in Palm Springs, CA, on August 6, 2016


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