Cool Cruel World Relaunch & 2-Year Anniversary @ Taj –

Congrats to Cocoa Bella of Cool Cruel World for celebrating the two-year anniversary of her site with a relaunch and return to the stage! The event was hosted by 40oz Van and also featured sizzling performances by Ro James, Cocoa Sarai and TreZure Empire… kudos to everyone who came out in the cold, snow and … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 2.3.11

I should’ve done this on Monday, but hey… first one of the year! Due to popular demand, my Show/Event Picks of the Week is back! Here you’ll find a selection of happenings in NYC that I think are interesting to check out. If I had clones, I’d be at them all, but just because I’m … Continue reading

Yanni J Launch Party @ The Griffin – 1.18.11

The other night, freelance fashion stylist Yannique Joseph, aka Yanni J held a launch party for her company and website, YanniJ.com. The event was held at The Griffin, a fabulous venue in the Meatpacking District. Music was provided by Ernie B, and the beautiful party people danced well into the night… Yanni J is probably … Continue reading

Nobody Beats the Liz’s 10 Most Memorable Events of 2010

So after much reflection, I present to you my 10 most memorable events of 2010. This list consists of shows, events and even a backyard BBQ! It was fun going through my photos and reminiscing about how these events were the kind that can’t really be explained in words – if you weren’t there, you … Continue reading

Deadstock Kicks Fundraiser – 1.8.10

Fly Lady Di & Alicia Boone’s Birthday Party @ Katra – 1.6.10

Last night, I went to Katra to help my favorite Canadian transplant Fly Lady Di celebrate her birthday. We haven’t seen each other since December 2008 when she returned to Toronto to rekindle her love of dance, but it was like she had never left. Our good friend Alicia Boone was also celebrating her birthday … Continue reading

Chrisette Michele Album Release Brunch @ 8 Bond – 11.30.10

On a rainy day in November, I attended a brunch to celebrate the release of Chrisette Michele’s latest album, “Let Freedom Reign” at 8 Bond in Manhattan. It was a very intimate event, and the brunch goodies were awesome! Special thanks to Soulgee and Ms. Sparkle of Trio Entertainment for inviting me to this event.

Christmas in September Gives to Haiti!

Remember this event back in September? I don’t think I ever spoke on it after it went down, but I’m happy to report that the school supplies that were donated are going to an excellent cause! A few weeks ago, DJ Chela organized a fundraiser for one of her friends, DJ Oja, who was going … Continue reading

The Super Qool Show @ Southpaw – 12.23.10

A very dope night of hip hop organized by St. Joe Louis and NJ Klan. NJ represented HEAVY in Brooklyn last night! Shouts to all the acts who performed: Brokn.Englsh, Wordspit, Daniel Joseph, St. Joe Louis, Moruf and Stalley; to Rip the Ruler for hosting the show and to Melo-X and Ezrakh for turning Southpaw … Continue reading

Okayplayer Holiday Jam @ BB King’s – 12.15.10

On a super-cold Wednesday night, a long line of people stood outside BB King’s in Times Square, some for hours, to check out the annual Okayplayer Holiday Jam. It was my third year attending, and it’s always great to see the homies, some of which I haven’t seen in a long time. This year’s Jam … Continue reading