Interview

"You can get really down if you start thinking about your loved ones that have died. So this balances it out. Just pour some out for them. Let's cook. Let's play music so that you don't have to be scared of death... Let's bust out some tamales, get the pozole going, and some ice cold Modelo. We'll be okay." -Mister Cartoon talking about el Día de los Muertos

"I think everybody is different. That's what I love about wine. There's nothing perfect. I mean, people say, 'You should drink white wine with fish,' but you can drink rosé or red wine. Everybody has their own opinion on this stuff. But at the end of the day, for me, my personal opinion is everybody does whatever they want." - 4x NBA champion Tony Parker on how to pair wine

"When you tell a story, you just tell the truth. And this is about a little Black girl coming into her voice. But it's a universal story. I have people of all races, of all genders, all ages, and nationalities coming up to me and saying how much they identify with the story... I think that's why it resonates." Sanaa Lathan talking about "On the Come Up"

"I want to be like how Mike Tyson is. Everybody knows who Muhammad Ali is. Everybody knows who Floyd Mayweather is. I want to be a boxer where everybody knows my story. Where everybody knows my legacy. I feel like that's the goal. [Where the people say,] "He was one of the best boxers to ever do it." - Shakur Stevenson

Kenny Anderson a.k.a. Mr. Chibbs was once touted as the best high school player out of New York City since Lew Alcindor, now known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. In fact, by the time he graduated from Queens, NY powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in 1989, Anderson was a four-time Parade All-American, the first player to receive […]

Jay Williams is so much greater than his infamous motorcycle accident. The Yonkers, NY native had a stellar college basketball career at Duke University, leading the storied Blue Devils to the 2001 NCAA National Championship and winning the NABC Player of the Year Award. The Chicago Bulls then selected him with the No. 2 of […]

Rastaclat was created by founded by Daniel Kasidi in 2010, and the Los Angeles-based entrepreneur has since spun his $4.000 venture into a multimillion dollar accessory business over the last twelve years. Kasidi and his family immigrated from Kenya to the United States when he was 6 years old, and he began learning English from […]

Donnell Rawlings is one of the funniest and most underrated comedians around. You may best know him as Ashy Larry from Chappelle’s Show or Damien “Day-Day” Price from The Wire, but his resume spans almost thirty years and includes credits from projects like Law & Order, Spiderman 2, and Black Dynamite. He’s always on the […]

Chef Jernard Wells is no amateur in the cooking world. The 42-year-old culinary artist has traveled all over the globe to expand his repertoire, written multiple cookbooks, opened different restaurants, competed in the World Food Championship, and appeared on shows like Chopped Junior and Food Network Star.

B. Stuyvesant Champagne founder Marvina Robinson brings her Brooklyn flair and well-researched findings to produce a bubbly worthy of a conversation.