#SPINDEPENDENCE 2015 | DJ Festival + BBQ

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Kosmo + Delayney present SPINDEPENDENCE 2015 DJ FESTIVAL + BBQ THU JULY 2 – SAT JULY 4 3 DAYS. 30+ DJs. 1 HELLUVA PARTY. DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN, IL THU | Informal Kick-Off @ Cowboy Monkey | 5p-12a (out), 10p-2a (in) FRI | @ Highdive … Continue reading

Some Mother’s Child: Black Lives, Black Deaths, & Holidays

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“History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day.  It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of human geography.  History tells a people where they have been and … Continue reading

#DenimDay | International Denim Day

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If you didn’t know what to wear this coming #HUMPday April 28th, 2015.  It is International Denim Day! So wear your best Canadian Tux and strut your stuff! “It all started when an Italian Supreme court judge dismissed charges against … Continue reading

3.26 | #AirMaxDay

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Did you wear your bubbles this weekend?  3.26 of 2015 marks the 28th year since the AM1 was introduced to the world.  So this past weekend to the “few” people paying attention, they saw a lot more visible bubbles then … Continue reading

SWYYT FXNTXSTIC | #SwFx | Fashion Event

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Have you ever had a dream, but realize what it was, during the dream? What did you do?  Were you scared? Did you wake up? Or did you enjoy it?  We encourage you to take advantage of that realization and … Continue reading

Pharrell | #HappyPlanet

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Did you know that in 2012 the United Nations conceived today, March, 20 as the “International Day of Happiness”?  Well they did and it is awesome.  And guess who they are recruiting to be their ambassador, you guessed it, Pharrell … Continue reading


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Power n Soul Pro X 2XS are bringing #URBANITE back to Chicago with the biggest dance showcase yet!   Last year was the first time we brought the event to Chicago and we could not thank you enough for making … Continue reading

Swaggy P & 2 Chainz | GQ’s Most Expensivest Sh*t

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If you haven’t seen some of these yet, they can be pretty amusing.  GQ introduced this show “GQ’s Most Expensivest Sh*t” with host 2 Chainz back in September 2014, and has been a big hit so far.  In previous episodes he … Continue reading

“Student-Athletes” | #LastWeekTonight

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What do you think? Should student athletes get paid?  John Oliver’s take on the subject aired this past Sunday on his latest episode the HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I have grown quite fond of the show.  I don’t … Continue reading

“To Pimp a Butterfly” | Kendrick Lamar

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For those of you who couldn’t wait til March 23rd, 2015.  Good news!  It’s officially out early.  I think it’s a good move with #SXSW going on.  The new Kendrick Lamar album entitled “To Pimp a Butterfly” can be streamed … Continue reading

Little Urbanite |#URBANITE

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Little Urbanite is back!  Come out to The HighDive Saturday to get a taste of what you can expect to see at #Urbanite XVIII in Chicago on April 25th! [DATE] March 14, 2015 [TIME]  Doors @ 9:30p | Showtime @ 10:15p | … Continue reading

EIFFEL TOWER goes Urban Green

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For those of you across the pond take a look up at the Eiffel Tower.  Kind of hidden within the 126 year old iron structure, which by the way was only thought to last 20 years, now has 2 vertical … Continue reading