About Alvin aqua Blanco

Alvin aqua Blanco is the Director of Content in the Men's Division for iOne Digital, steering Cassius Life and Hip-Hop Wired. Representing the Bronx, he was nurtured by a steady diet of Hip-Hop culture and music. He graduated from the University of Virginia, with a B.A. in African American Studies and Psychology. His prior work has appeared in XXL, The Source, Vibe, The Village Voice, and other notable print and online publications. Other stops in his over 15-year journalism career include BET, MTV News, and AllHipHop.com. Alvin joined iOne in 2017 and continues to always make sure the culture—be it music, business, fashion, sports, sneakers, and everything in between—is thoroughly and accurately documented.

BLACK WATCH: (5.31.24) 'The Acolyte,' 'TK' & More. This is the latest BLACK WATCH roundup from the CASSIUS Team.

The Cassius team returns with Black Watch so that your weekend TV watching can be a DEI experience in the best way possible.

BLACK WATCH for May 10, 2024 includes the series Black Twitter: A People's History, TK, and more shows for the weekend.

The Cassius team returns with more recommendations Black Watch, our recurring list of shows on streamers that won’t have you wishing you could get that time back after you watch the finale. Oh yeah, and people of color must be included because, it is 2024.

The Cassius team returns with more recommendations Black Watch, our recurring list of shows on streamers that won’t have you wishing you could get that time back after you watch the finale. Oh yeah, and people of color must be included because, it’s 2024.

The Cassius team is back with our recommendations for Black Watch, shows worth your precious streaming time that are quality, and also happen to feature people of color.  The first day of Spring has come and gone but you don’t have to be outside all the time, right?

The Cassius team is back again with a new Black Watch, where we share what we feel our some clutch options to binge on your streamer of choice over the weekend, and beyond. As always, we’re sticking with TV that we actually see ourselves in because any sort of Black history is still an elective […]

The Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival (NPIWFF) is a new bucket list item for foodies, gourmets and connoisseurs of fine spirits. Over five days (March 13 – March 17), the NPIWFF left attendees stuffed with immaculate food and libations courtesy of famed chefs like Andrew Zimmern, Robert Irvine, J.J. Johnson and Jose Andres, […]

The Cassius team has finally returned with a fresh Black Watch, where we offer up the best options to quench your thirst for binge-able shows and movies for your weekend. There have been plenty of shows featuring talent of color, and these are some of the best.

Wyclef Jean is going to be rocking in the Bahamas. The Fugees rapper and producer will be returning to the Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival (NPIWFF) where he’ll be headlining a late-night concert at the event’s signature Jerk Jam.

During his still relatively short stint as a New York Knick, Jalen Brunson has helped make the squad a playoff contender and earn a spot on an NBA All-Star team. The highly skilled point guard can now add Brooks Brothers brand ambassador to his rapidly escalating resume.

The Cassius crew returns with more Black Watch, our picks to get your TV binging schedule right for the holiday weekend. With the year of 2023 coming to a close, it should hopefully lend to some quality TV viewing during your downtime.