COVER: Beauty Expert,Celebrity Make-Up Artist and Author Courtney Rashon

December 23, 2016 Kameron Hay 0

Trailblazer, a pioneer; an innovator. If there is one word to describe Courtney Rashon, that word would trailblazer. While Ms. Rashon is a world renowned beauty expert she has also contributed her skills as a writer to various publications, such as Labels Magazine and yours truly, Shive Magazine where she stayed ahead of the curve on the latest trends while also supplying her tips on maintaining beauty. This past June she blended her expertise in cosmetology and writing to deliver her book “Giving Face: The Art to Looking Flawless for Every Occassion.”  She is also a television correspondent on the cable tv program Read More

Exclusive with Matthew Knowles Group BLUSH

December 23, 2016 Courtney Rashon 0

Beauty Expert and Author Courtney Rashon caught up with Mathew Knowles’ R&B Super Girl Group Blush to find out What’s in their Beauty Bag! What products are currently in your make up bags? We currently all carry MAC foundation and concealers, a few NYX lipsticks and primers, and also Lorac eye shadow pallets. We all love matte lipsticks and glosses!  Our favorite brands for these are MAC, Anastasia and NYX cosmetics. What is the one beauty product you can’t live without? We can’t live without a good pair of eyelashes! Right now, we’re loving our #prettygirlgangcosmetics mink lashes and of Read More

Shive Magazine’s 5 hip hop and R&B tours to watch out for in 2017

December 23, 2016 Joseph Robinson 0

With so many hip-hop and R&B artists today, keeping track of them all can be a hassle. With the year coming to an end, excitement is building towards 2017 and what it has to offer in the world of hip-hop and R&B. More and more artists are showing promise to succeed in their musical careers, regardless of where they were or currently are. The following is the 5 hip hop and R&B tours to watch out for in 2017. 1) Bryson Tiller Bryson Tiller, born in raised in the city of Louisville, is on the brink of fame for his Read More

Shive Magazine’s 10 Best Singles Of 2016

December 23, 2016 Kameron Hay 0

In 2016 we were spoiled with an abundance of good music. There were monstrous singles left and right from the biggest names in hip hop and R&B but there were also a fair share of newcomers establishing themselves as formidable artist of today and the future. The singles this year felt bigger than usual, more defining and more important. Here are the 10 best singles of the year, songs that were inescapable no matter what radio station you turned on or where you were at. 10. Amine, “Caroline”

Cosmetic Surgery In A Nutshell

December 22, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Cosmetic surgery, like other forms of elective surgery, involves a physical change to one’s appearance. Also known as plastic surgery, there are two kinds: cosmetic and reconstruction. The latter involves returning an individual’s sense of self after some form of injury and/or illness. The former allows the ability to overcome the physical characteristics one was born with. In a way, the former represents the forefront of how changes in technology can allow changes to the human body. This surgery comes in all types, from the use of prosthetics as in breast augmentation and liposuction to non-invasive forms of surgery like Read More

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Gloss For Your Lips

December 22, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

One should remember that perfection is ten percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. So searching for the lip gloss that best suits the lip color and lip tone one has is an endeavor that requires patience, perseverance and a little (just a little) bit of luck. Hopefully, the following tips will better the chances of discovering the lip gloss that best suits the lips you have on you. 1. Be open, do not forget to experiment! There are numerous brands of lip gloss and the prices of each vary. A $7 lip gloss bought at a neighborhood drugstore is not Read More

COVER: Young Greatness – “Moolah Season”

August 29, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Theodore Jones, known to the world as Young Greatness has made his mark on the music world last year with his mixtape I Tried to Tell Em and his Jazzy Pha-produced track “Moolah”. The street banger spent 7 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and still serving as thousands of people’s ringtones and anthems. The 31-year-old rapper grew up in New Orleans’s in the St. Bernard Projects, to us locals the Seventh Ward. Greatness had a plan for his life but rapping wasn’t one of them. He was set to play wide receiver for the University of Miami but returned home following the death of his Read More

Cover:Wuzzam Supa

May 26, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Wuzzam Supa is the social media queen of New Orleans. With 29.5 k followers on twitter, 520.3 k on Instagram and 532,718 followers on Facebook and the numbers increasing everyday, she is known to the world. Whether for the advice she gives to her followers, her hilarious observations about everyday life and her relationship with Get Em, who is currently serving 10 years of a 17-year-prison sentence, her real story time plot and strong ability to connect with the urban community and keep people laughing, Supa has become an social media icon. When Supa was younger, she was affected by the cruel actions Read More