This is for the readerz!! Get ya reading glasses and let’s get into it. I had the chance to speak to a visually stimulating painter who is known on Instagram by name of, Kazmik. They paint these diverting images of femmes encased in dark surrealism. I found their art to be so appealing and as a curious follower, I wanted a peek into their mind-scape, … Continue reading Kazmik: A Glimpse Into Their Galvanic Paintings
G-Mentality has a chance at the hot seat with Alisha to briefly chat about how Paper Koi came to exist along with a helpful peek into who G-Mentality is. G-Mentality was open about the FAQ and a few questions from PK supporters. Enjoy the candid interview with Alisha and G-Mentality. Continue reading Getting to know G-Mentality:
Jesus Sloan– when first hearing his name it could catch the average church goer off guard, but listening to his music could convert you without a doubt. With songs like “803” and his newest track “Amerie”, In my opinion he would probably be considered too good to be underground and too cool be overrated. I got the chance to sit down and talk to him … Continue reading JESUS SLOAN: The Meaning Behind His Name, Remaining An Individual In A Generic World, & How His Upbringing Has Influenced His Work
Toni Chä, 21, is a digital artist from New Haven, Connecticut. She spoke on her creativity, culture, and the importance of labeling artist. She also touches on the lack of understanding potential clients can have when it comes to requesting art. We learn more about what she enjoys eating and what she is listening to. What is your background? I am twenty-one years old, I … Continue reading Toni Chä: Explains Being an Artist Who is Black, The Lack of Understanding For Artists, & Her Favorite Thing About Connecticut
Ang, 24, has her own podcast titled ANGCODE, which as a listener, I learn something new or look crazy in public laughing really loud to myself. She resides in Lynn, Massachusetts and touches on hard topics alongside her special guests. I got the chance to speak with her about her background, we touched on Charlamagne Tha God’s Ignorance, and what a great weekend with her is … Continue reading #ANGCODE: Being an Afro-Latina, Her Unapologetic Podcast, & Her ideal Weekend
Bhen Alan, 25, is a Fillipino Artist who attends UMASS Dartmouth. He was raised in the Philippines for seventeen years before emigrating to Canada. He lived there for three years until he finally moved to Wareham, Massachusetts for almost five years. Through his responses, he explains how he challenges ideas through his work and more. Were you always creative or did you learn through … Continue reading Bhen Alan: Studying at UMASS Dartmouth, Art Being All Around Us , & Using Art as a Form of Power.
Aviolah Joseph, 21, a young black photographer who resides in New York. With every photo I personally witnessed individuality, beauty, and some type of solid truth. I was able to get her to talk about her art, her views on music today, and more. When did you realize photography was your niche? Well, technically it’s not my niche because the term niche is defined as “a … Continue reading Aviolah Joseph: Having an Artist’s Eye, Being A Photographer, & Her thoughts on Today’s Upcoming Rappers
SHAMROK, 24, and I met up at Pulse Cafe, a plant-based restaurant located in Hadley, Massachusetts. Once we walked in, SHAMROK spotted their grand piano and immediately started playing. Disregarding the “Staff Only” sign on it, he began to play a mellow jazz tune immediately gaining the attention of others. Some of the staff politely asked if they could record him play, he kindly approved … Continue reading SHAMROK: His R&B/Hip-Hop Artistry, Wanting to work with Young Thug, & Culture Vultures