Lifestyle, Nous Culture

What is Nous Culture?

Nous was established in 2016 by Jelani Arthur and Zachary Currie as an inclusive culture that puts together different aspects of urban life while prompting positivity. We curate blogs, events, merchandise, and publications sharing the best in fashion, footwear, music, and art from around the world. There are others that do similar things but they […]

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Music

Drake Drops Title and Release Date for New Album

Over the past few months there has been a lot of rumors regarding Drake’s next studio album. Drizzy fueled the rumor mill with the launch of “God’s Plan” in addition to the more recent track and video “Nice for What.” In between those gaps we’ve seen him co-star in the Migos‘s video for “Walk It Talk […]

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Art, Fashion, Featured Article

Introducing Détroit is the New Black

Last week, in Detroit, Nous was fortunate enough to cross paths with very creative Young Lady, Roslyn Karamoko (shown in the cover photo), who is the mastermind behind Détroit is the New Black. For those of us who have never heard of Détroit is the New Black it is an art space and clothing brand, […]

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Featured Article, Music

The Dissect Podcast is a Must for All Kanye and Kendrick Fans

In an interview with Forbes.com, Cole Cuchna discussed his hit new podcast Dissect, which breaks down popular rap albums. Cuchna is the creator and sole producer of Dissect Podcast. The first season focused on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, with the second season analyzing Kanye West’s magnum opus, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. “When I graduated college, […]

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Music

Gucci Mane Names Himself the Inventor of Trap Music

Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane and self-proclaimed King of Atlanta is the latest rapper to stake his claim as the inventor of the rap sub-genre trap music. Last week the rapper posted a Flash Back Friday photo that looks like it was taken about the time of his debut album Trap House in 2005. “#FBF The Day I […]

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Music

Drake Pays Homage to Powerful Women with New Song and Visual

Last week, at Majid Jordan’s show in Toronto, Drake revealed that he had plans of dropping a single. That night the Toronto-based rapper abruptly dropped “Nice for What” with an accompanying music video. Shorty after dropping the track on Apple Music, the 6 God unveiled a cinematic visual for the Murda Beatz produced bouncy track samples Lauryn Hill‘s […]

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Fashion

Off-White and Vivendii Collaborate on a New Nigerian Soccer Kit

Coming off the heels of creative director Virgil Abloh joining the Louis Vuitton family, OFF—WHITE has a new collaboration with streetwear brand Vivendii and Nike. The three companies came together earlier this week to launch a three-day pop-up promoting Nike’s new Nigerian jersey. The event was curated by Grace Ladoja and Nike, and held a pop-up […]

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Music

Kendrick Lamar’s Vocals Meet Dr. Dre’s Beats on The Damn. Chronic

After blending Chance The Rapper’s vocals with Kanye West’s beats on Chance The Dropout, DJ Critical Hype is mixing Kendrick Lamar’s vocals with classic instrumentals produced Dr. Dre. The DJ’s latest project, The Damn. Chronic, features a mixture of Kendricks classic versus and his newest ones from his latest album DAMN.  Standout tracks on The Damn. Chronic project include “Faith”—a mash-up with the […]

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