BRIKI FA PRESIDENT TALKS STARTING HER CAREER, THE MUSIC AND INDUSTRY STRUGGLES

November 15, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Briki Fa President,” what do you think of when you hear that name? I immediately think cocky, confident and strength. It’s exactly what describes this hard hitting artist Brunieka “Briki Fa President” Chaney. From writing poetry to making rhymes, B has blossomed into an outstanding artist who lives threw her music. With strength through her versatility, Briki is determine to inspire confidence in women around the world that they never knew they had. Not only as a rapper but singer, poet and actress, whatever it takes to get the word out. Briki sat down with us for a one on Read More

CEO & DESIGNER JEFF CRAYON OF RICH WIERDO CLOTHING DISCUSSES INSPIRATION,BRAND EXPANSION & PERSONAL HYGIENE

June 29, 2017 Courtney Rashon 0

Jeff Crayon, CEO & Designer of The Rich Wierdo Brand NYC shares thoughts on hygiene, his passion for designing and brand expansion into the west coast. What inspired you to choose fashion as a career?  What inspired me to choose fashion is the passion… I must look nice every time I go out. The reception from others propels me to make others feel… how I do say …I receive a compliment. Where or what do you draw inspiration from when your designing?  I started the brand from my three loves… Music, Art and Wildlife. I draw from those three areas 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

THE GAME TALKS MEEK MILL BEEF, SEX WITH KARDASHIANS & NEW ALBUM ON ‘WENDY’

September 21, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

The Game opened up about his Meek Mill feud, sex with “three Kardashians” and new album 1992, during his appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show.” Watch the interview and see highlights from the Q&A below. ON MEEK MILL: “It’s just a little hip-hop beef…We haven’t had a fight yet. It’s not a fight. It’s just hip-hop…It comes down to a point where, you’ve gotta deal with it as it comes. I feel like I was violated.”

R. KELLY TALKS SLEEPING IN HIS OWN CLOSET, HIS DEFENSE OF BILL COSBY, AND HIS CHILDHOOD ABUSE WITH GQ

January 20, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

It’s been years since R. Kelly was acquitted in his child pornography case and seems like some still have unanswered questions. The R&B singer sat down with GQ for his most open interview ever titled “The Confessions of R. Kelly,” as he talked his own sexual allegations as a child, his secret relationship with Aaliyah, his not guilty verdict and Bill Cosby’s sexual assault allegations. He also opened up about living without his father. ON BEING SEXUALLY ABUSED BY A FAMILY FRIEND AS A CHILD: “At first, I couldn’t judge it. I remember it feeling weird. I remember feeling ashamed. I Read More

KENDRICK LAMAR WEIGHTS IN ON FUTURE, GRAMMYS & BEING THE SECOND MOST NOMINATED ARTIST IN A YEAR

December 31, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

  Kendrick Lamar has done great things this year from topping multiple charts, selling more than 750,000 copies,being streamed 375 million times and 11 Grammy nominations.  The Compton rapper sat down with The New York Times to talk about his Grammy nominations, he reacted to President Obama calling “How Much a Dollar Cost” his favorite song of the year, and his next album.  “This album did what I wanted it to do,” he said. “That’s not necessarily to sell tons of records—though it didn’t do bad at that either—but to actually have an impact on the people and on the culture of music.” Read More

GQ EXCLUSIVE: AMBER ROSE ON HOW TO BE A BAD BITCH

October 21, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

  AMBER ROSE ON FEMINISM, HER RELATIONSHIPS WITH KANYE & KHALIFA, AND WHY SHE DOESN’T NEED A MAN TO BE A BAD BITCH New York, N.Y.— “As a woman, it’s like…fuck! You have to act like a nun for a guy to respect you. And even if you do wait to have sex and you’re very comfortable and you do exactly what you want to do in that moment, you still have to be very careful because you don’t want to be looked at as a ho,” Amber Rose tells GQ’s Carrie Battan. “How do you win? You do exactly Read More

AUGUST ALSINA TALKS HEALTH,LOVE LIFE AND SOPHOMORE ALBUM ON “THE ANGIE MARTINEZ SHOW”

July 7, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

August Alsina hit up the “The Angie Martinez Show” on Power 105.1 last week discussing his health, love life, sophomore album and support from his city. The New Orleans native was diagnosed with Keratoconus, a disease that caused blindness in his left eye and loss of vision in his right. But he underwent eye surgery which prevented his vision from getting worse.  So I have this eye disease.. Blind in my left, and losing vision in my right. In order to prevent my eyesight from deteriorating i had to do this surgery. This shit is beyond painful & Life be Read More

DEJ LOAF TALKS RISE TO FAME, SIGNING WITH COLUMBIA RECORDS AND HER SEXUALITY WITH SHIVE MAGAZINE

June 1, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

With taking the air waves by storm, Dej Loaf is making quite a name for herself. The 24-year old rose to fame when Drake quoted the lyrics to her catchy single “Try Me” in an Instagram post. From there the song has taken off on it’s own and gaining the attention every upcoming artist strives for. Shive Magazine had the pleasure of siting down with the to chat it up with Shive: How did the name Dej Loaf originate? Dej: Shoes! When I got to high school, everybody was wearing gym shoes and I was like, you know what, I Read More

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