OBESE TO BEAST
JOHN DAVID GLAUDE LOST 180 POUNDS, BUT GAINED HIS LIFE PURPOSE.
SWIMMING IN Riches
Teddy Swims and his amazing singing voice forced the world to do a double-take. Now he’s ready to put it all out there and never be “Broke” again.
FEATURING - TY DOLLA SIGN$
Ty Dolla $ign gave us the inside scoop on his highly anticipated third album, collaborating with Kanye West and keeping the nation’s spirits high.
THE GOOD FIGHT
UFC fighter Lyman Good discusses the mental and physical strength required to succeed in the octagon
When the pandemic hit, personal trainer Mike Chabot watched as gyms were forced to close their doors. While many in his industry were forlorn by the news, Chabot saw an opportunity to meet the demands of millions.
MAGGIE LINDEMANN SPILLS THE TEA ON HER UPCOMING EP, TRAN- SCENDING GENRES AND COLLABORATING WITH POP PUNK’S FINEST.
Tattoo Artist – Carlos Fabra
Whoever said you can’t learn anything while glued to the television?
Eddie Hall breaks down his journey to become World’s Strongest Man and his ongoing beef with "The Mountain" from "Game of Thrones."
Problem – All The Answers
Problem has the perseverance and drive to make his dreams come true. We spoke with the rapper about his latest mixtape, entrepreneurship and how his tattoos remind him of what’s important in life.
Fusing The Flavors Of The World
After growing up in the kitchen that brought pad thai to america, Jet Tila wants to broaden your culinary horizons one meal at a time.
WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT
As music venues around the world remain shuttered by the pandemic, musicians have found clever ways to ensure the show still goes on.
From the silver screen to the big screen to the airwaves, there's no territory Zhavia Ward can't conquer.
FOR CENTURIES PEOPLE HAVE ARGUED OVER THE ORIGIN OF MUSICAL TALENT. THEORIES ARE THROWN AROUND: MAYBE MUSIC IS AN ABILITY PASSED DOWN THROUGH GENETICS, OR MAYBE IT’S A SKILL THAT CAN BE LEARNED THROUGH HARD WORK AND DETERMINATION. IT’S AN INTRIGUING QUESTION BECAUSE THERE IS NO DEFINITIVE ANSWER, BUT AFTER SPEAKING TO SINGER/SONGWRITER UPSAHL, A GOOD CASE COULD BE MADE FOR MUSICAL TALENT BEING LEARNED THROUGH OSMOSIS.
PICTURES FROM THE PIT
Erica Lauren’s concert photography puts you right in the middle of the crowd, giving you the experience of being at the show without making your ears ring.
STROKE OF MIDNIGHT
HOW ALESSO TOOK SWEDEN’S HOUSE SCENE BY STORM AND CAPITALIZED ON AMERICA’S EDM BOOM.
Italian tattooer Nicole Zulianello discovered tattooing at any early age, 12 to be exact, and hasn’t looked back since. Today, she’s a heavy hitter in the style of New School and frequently brings to life the characters of Disney, Nickelodeon and anime onto skin. We spoke with Zulianello to learn why she became a skin cartoonist and what advice she’d give to aspiring artists who have a love for New School designs.
At the intersection of traditional Japanese tattooing and your favorite childhood cartoons, you’ll find artist Manh Hunyn. Born and raised in Vietnam, Hunyn developed a passion for continuing the legacy of Japanese tattooing but with his own unique flair. By incorporating beloved cartoon characters into traditional motifs, Hunyn has taken the centuries-old art into a new frontier. In Hunyn’s universe, Tom of “Tom and Jerry” has ditched the self-destructive cycle of humiliation at the hands of a mischievous mouse for an irezumi bodysuit and a life spent shooting hoops. Through the combination of his fertile imagination and impeccable skill, anything is possible in Hunyn’s world.
KEEPING HIS EYE ON THE MOVEMENT
AFTER BUILDING A CAREER CAPTURING THE ENERGY OF LIVE HIP-HOP SHOWS, PHOTOGRAPHER MEL D. COLE TURNED HIS LENS TO DOCUMENTING THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT.
INSPIRED TO INSPIRE
DANILEIGH DISHES ON FINDING HER VOICE, DIRECTING FOR PRINCE AND COLLABORATING WITH DABABY.
Lexy Panterra is not just a pretty face. She’s a hustler, a rapper, a daredevil and so much more.
There are thousands of talented tattoo artists around the world, so to be picked by a celebrity you not only need to be at the top of your game, you also need to be chill. Celebrities want to feel at home in a tattooer’s chair and put their trust in an artist who can kick it like a homie. Ganga is one of those world-class artists who has impressed the likes of Hollywood with his top-tier skillset, notably chart-topping musicians Drake, Post Malone, Chris Brown and Nicky Jam. We sat down with Ganga to uncover his meteoric rise in the industry and understand why he’s decided to make Los Angeles home.
GROWING UP IN ATLANTA, GERM DREAMED OF LANDING FRONTSIDE NOSEGRINDS AND JUMPING SICK STAIR SETS. WITH HIS MIND DEDICATED TO PROGRESSING AS A SKATER, HE NEVER EVEN ASPIRED TO A CAREER SPITTING RHYMES. “IT’S FUNNY BECAUSE WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL I HAD THIS GIRL I WAS MESSING AROUND WITH. SHE HAD A BOYFRIEND WHO WAS A ‘RAPPER,’ AND AFTER THAT I WAS ANTI-RAPPER,” GERM SAYS. “YOU KNOW, ‘YOUR MAN’S A RAPPER, BUT HE’S LAME AND I’M WAY COOLER THAN HIM AS A SKATER.’ I DIDN’T GROW UP TRYING TO BE A RAPPER AND THINKING THIS WAS MY DREAM. IT KIND OF JUST HAPPENED THROUGH THE HOMIES RAPPING AND THEN I GOT INTO IT. IT CAME KIND OF EASY SO I JUST STUCK WITH IT.”
REGGAETON'S COMEBACK KING
Anuel AA talks bouncing back from prison, his relationship with Karol G and his most personal tattoos.
Cam Pohl was one of the breakout stars of the 12th season of “Ink Master,” proving that you don’t need to win it all in order to make it as a top tattooer. Since the season ended, he’s not only finessed his black-and-grey but also gained an understanding of his core strengths as an artist by specializing in beautiful female portraiture. We caught up with Cam to learn how he got into the tattoo world and what he learned from his time on television.
ASIA KATE DILLON CUSSES "ORANGE IS THE BLACK,' "BILLIONS" AND GENDER ROLES IN HOLLYWOOD
ADENT OF CHAOS
We spoke with Marilyn Manson about his prescient new album, the loss of his close friend Norm Love Letters, and collaborating with Shooter Jennings.
A MAN OF PURPOSE
SHINEDOWN’S ZACH MYERS EXPLAINS HIS RATIONALE BEHIND HIS MYRIAD MUSICAL PROJECTS, THE THOUGHT PROCESS BEHIND HIS COLORFUL SLEEVE, AND HOW HIS BAND FOUND A WAY TO HELP FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING THE PANDEMIC
Joyce Lee deftly melds sex with surrealism
JoJo is back to doing what she does best—making beautiful music.
THE SEXY CASE OF ANA DEE AND REBEKKA BLUE
ANA DEE IS A SELF-MADE ENTREPRENEUE WITH AN E-COMMERCE EMPIRE, BUT WHEN SHE JUMPS ON TIKTOK SHE TRANSFORMS INTO THE SULTRY REBEKKA BLUE.