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Jaylien Is Ready To Take Center Stage

Producer Jaylien Wesley is stepping out from behind the console. The Los Angeles-based musician, better known by the mononym Jaylien, has been writing and recording songs for artists like Akon and LL Cool J for years, but now he’s saving a few for himself…


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15 New Sunglasses You Need This Winter

Just because we’re not spending days basking in the sun’s rays at the beach (covered in SPF, of course) doesn’t mean we shouldn't be protecting our precious eyes and eyelids. The truth is, sunglasses aren’t just a summer accessory…

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Kauf Will "Pacify" You With His New Tune

Ronald Kaufman finds inspiration in the tricky intricacies of relationships. While writing and recording his debut album as Kauf, he explored all types of interpersonal dynamics, from romance and friendship to the sometimes strained interactions kids have with their parents…

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Chatting With Taylor Dearden, Star Of MTV's New Sexual Assault Revenge Fantasy 'Sweet/Vicious'

On the surface, Sweet/Vicious looks like any other MTV show: A glossy and briskly paced dramedy set on a made-for-TV college campus, featuring characters who speak in clever one-liners. But in the pilot episode’s very first scene—in which a masked intruder accuses a vanilla frat boy of rape, makes him admit guilt, and then stabs him in the thigh—it becomes clear that the latest scripted series from the former music network is dealing with some pretty heavy subject matter…

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Teen Daze's New Single "Cycle" Is Healing, Comforting Pop

In 2015’s Morning World, Teen Daze displayed a knack vibrant indie-pop, channeling both intimacy and energy with airy vocals and luminous production. On his forthcoming album, Themes of Dying Earth, Teen Daze, whose real name is Jamison Isaak, takes his songwriting one step further, an evolution that can be heard on the album's new single "Cycle," which we're premiering right here…


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Hijab Emojis Are Headed Our Way In 2017

After months of begging, Unicode Consortorium has finally decided to make space for some progressive emojis to enhance the diversity on your keyboard. Among the 51 emojis on the new roster, the update includes emojis wearing hijabs, breast-feeding, sporting beards, and more…



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How to Do Halloween Like A Grown Up

The time has come to accept the inevitable: you’re growing up. Embrace it! Becoming an adult can be daunting, but not when you have guides as easy (and, let’s face it, as cool) as the ones in our new Adultify series…






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Laverne Cox Pays Tribute To Her Heroines In Cosmopolitan Photoshoot

Laverne Cox, continuing to be nothing but the best human being on earth, recently played tribute to her all-time favorite iconic black women in a new shoot for Cosmopolitan. Clad in signature looks from Tina Turner, Beyoncé, Tracey Africa, Janet Jackson, Josephine Baker, and Leontyne Price, Cox also went over why these women have meant so much to her and how they've had a impact on the world and popular culture at large…

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Benjamin's Brother Made A Video That Questions Our Perception Of Reality

Conflict can occasionally spawn something beautiful. In the case of Benjamin's Brother's newest song and video, "Room 505," it was a conflict between the artist, Joseph Bach, and his wife that found him alone behind a piano at the Jerusalem Music Academy in a room numbered 505, where he created a delicate and haunting song which we have the pleasure of premiering today…