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Exclusive Interview: J Dilla's Mom Discusses Smithsonian Induction

Karim Orange | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
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J Dilla was a musical genius. His contribution both as a producer and rapper pioneered the musical platform that so many current artists have built on.

Why Cosmetic Enhancements are Considered the New Fountain of Youth

Karim Orange | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style
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Now I know some of you are thinking, I would never get cosmetic work done, and then there are others that are thinking I might secretly get work dome ...

The Rock Steady Crew Celebrates 37 Years with M.O.P, Das EFX and Other Hip-Hop Game Changers

Karim Orange | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
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Now in its 37th year, this legendary event has featured scores of famous hip-hop artists. I had a chance to have a conversation with some of the featured artists and their contributions to the hip-hop game.

New York City's SummerStage ​Performing Arts Festival ​Celebrates ​5​0 Years of FANIA Records at a Park Near You

Karim Orange | Posted 07.15.2014 | New York
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With ​the ​rising costs of living in New York City, it's not always affordable to attend arts ​events​, but each year City Parks Foundation...

Former Journalist John Johnson's Art Collection, In the Spectrum opens in N.Y.C.

Karim Orange | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
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Opening reception for the John Johnson art exhibition In the Spectrum was held this past Thursday at the Walter Wickiser Gallery in New York City.

Reminiscing With MC Sha-Rock: Beginning of Women in Hip-Hop Culture

Karim Orange | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
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When we played superheroes and the other girls wanted to be Wonder Woman or The Bionic Woman, I always wanted to be MC Sha-Rock or Pam Grier. Sha-Rock made me feel like I had a voice, and I could and would be heard.

Afrika Bambaataa: The History of The Universal Zulu Nation, Hip-Hop, Culture and Electro Funk

Karim Orange | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York
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November is officially Hip-Hop history month! It's also the 40th anniversary of The Universal Zulu Nation, and the 39th anniversary of Hip Hop. Let's take a trip to the South Bronx of the 70s, which was a melting pot for both music and people...

Hip-Hop Dance History: 10 Reasons You Should Check Out the Rock Steady Crew

Karim Orange | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
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The group was initially formed in the Bronx, New York City in 1977 by b-boys Jimmy D and Jimmy Lee. The Manhattan branch was created by Crazy Legs. Crazy Legs is currently the president of the Rock Steady Crew.

Becoming Diana Ross: Valisia LeKae in Motown the Musical

Karim Orange | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts
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I had the amazing opportunity of seeing Motown: The Musical on Broadway. The play pays homage to music mogul Berry Gordy and the history of Motown.

A Truly Transforming Thanksgiving From the Eyes of a Skeptic

Karim Orange | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York
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Thanksgiving has always been my least favorite holiday. For the past 20 years I have chosen, for the most part, to boycott this holiday in camaraderie with my Native American brothers and sisters.

20 Fall-Inspired Green Beauty Must-Haves (PHOTOS)

Karim Orange | Posted 09.27.2012 | Style
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With fall currently here, and the temperatures going from hot to breezy, it's time -- once again -- to make additions to your current beauty routine. ...

HuffPost Energy Makeover Winner Marissa Campise Talks Toxin-Free Skin Care On GMA Health (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

HuffPost Living Total Energy Makeover winner Marissa Campise appeared on GMA Health recently to discuss month three of her personalized energy makeove...