The Black-owned fashion brand lighting up country music

Neon Cowboys: The Black-owned fashion brand lighting up country music
Neon Cowboys: The Black-owned fashion brand lighting up country music

Asia Hall got the idea for Neon Cowboys at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, California one year. Each time she’d attended the festival prior to that moment, Hall had reveled in watching the Coachella and country music kids come together around something they loved, welcoming each other with open arms. Hall wanted to make something for them that was unique; something that would stand out and signal the beginning of a more inclusive country music culture.

So, she got some neon wire and some cowboy hats, and made 13 prototypes for what would eventually become the wildly popular light-up cowboy hats that have taken the internet by storm. She and some friends wore the prototypes to Stagecoach the following year and got an enormous amount of attention; that’s when Hall knew she was onto something. “Because I’m also a

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Sarah Ramos’ Celebrity Impressions – GARAGE

In the first pages of Sarah Ramos new “art zine,” Autograph Hound, recently published by THNK1994, we learn that Ramos’ first brush with celebrity occurred when she was ten years old, onboard a “Sail with the Stars” cruise with Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, among all the activities (dance parties, beach trips), was the promise of a photo with the starlets.

When I was called forward for my precious moment alone with the people I’d traveled across the world to meet, I barely said a word. I didn’t know how to speak to my idols, let alone touch them, so I stood in between them, glued my arms straight down to my sides and smiled for the camera. The photo captured me beaming with pride at being next to such successful people. It meant I might be worthy of success too.


Sarah Ramos and her idols onboard the

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The Weeknd Gifts 150 Free Meals to Florida Healthcare Workers in Honor of Black History Month

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The Weeknd is giving back this Black History Month.

The Grammy winner, 30, teamed up with Postmates to gift 150 free meals to Florida healthcare workers at AdventHealth Carrollwood hospital in celebration of the monthlong observance. Each meal was prepared by Mama’s Southern Soul Food, a popular Black-owned restaurant in Tampa Bay. The Super Bowl showdown — where The Weeknd will headline the Pepsi Halftime Show — kicks off at the city’s Raymond James Stadium on Sunday.

The Weeknd wearing a suit and tie

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The Weeknd

Food lovers can order from one of The Weeknd’s favorite, local Black-owned eateries by selecting to view “The Weeknd’s Highlights” menu in the Postmates app. The “I Feel It Coming” hitmaker is the first star to collaborate with Postmates for their national Black History Month campaign.

“It’s the first day of #BlackHistoryMonth and we’re kicking it off with @theweeknd

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Michelle Pfeiffer Says She Turned Down The Silence of The Lambs Because the Film’s Script Was ‘Evil’

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Michelle Pfeiffer is opening up about one film role that could have been.

While speaking with The New Yorker for a recent interview about her wide-ranging and illustrious career, the 62-year-old actress detailed how she was originally tapped to star in The Silence of the Lambs but passed on the opportunity due to being uncomfortable with the film’s “evil” storyline.

Michelle Pfeiffer holding a sign posing for the camera: "I didn't want to put that out into the world," the actress said of turning down a role in the 1991 film

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“I didn’t want to put that out into the world,” the actress said of turning down a role in the 1991 film

“With Silence of the Lambs, I was trepidatious,” she said. “There was such evil in that film.”

When asked what exactly it was about the project that made her not want to take part in it, Pfeiffer added: “It was that evil won in the end, that at the end of that film evil ruled out. I was

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