Hailing from the worn streets of South Bronx as the daughter of salsa musicians, Maxine Ashley’s culture is her liberation. Her hair is pink, well half of it at least, and her spirit is alive to the ethos of life. Her fans adore her. She’s a YouTube sensation, capturing you in four-minute life cycles. Honestly, she doesn’t even have to be singing for you to love it. [view full issue here]
Ok, now THIS looks interesting. Today Pharrell’s new media group “i am OTHER” released it’s first promo video for its launch - featuring 18 year-old Maxine Ashley and 27 year-old Leah Labelle(two new artists he’s currently working with). The group is supposedly new Youtube channel and cultural movement dedicated to Thinkers, Innovators and Outcasts - in short, OTHERS. Can’t wait see more on this!
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