Aliya Michelle a Washington Dc native and United States Air Force soldier picked up a paint brush for the first time in 2013. Some may consider this a late start but that didn’t discourage Aliya, her passion turned into profit when she launched her own business “My Heart Your Art” which blossomed into décor, apparel and fashion. Ever since she has been creating timeless pieces inspired by black culture, love, music, women and her personal experiences. Designing original throw pillows, shower curtains and t-shirts Aliya has untapped a unique market taking every day décor to a new stratosphere. Make sure you check out her work below and visit her site at www.aliyamichelle.com and as always…
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Vancouver’s own Horsepowar has an solution for stagnate thinking with her new single “hi everybody” where she challenges family on a road trip to film her video. The track is filled with hi-energy and down to earth visuals that reminds you of family home vhs tapes. Recorded in Punjab, India this video opens the viewer’s eyes to a culture half way across the world. Capturing the people, building structures, and everyday life as well as scenes inside the Golden temple in Amritsar, showing tradition and taking an intimate look at life back home. Stream the video below and as always
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Da Bassment’s Eargasm of the Week goes to “New Religion” by California-based singer Johnny Rain. Although Rain hasn’t exactly broken through into national recognition yet, he is well on his way. With his polished sound and unorthodox approach to music. This new uplifting single off his latest project titled “11” is a masterpiece. That instantly grabs your attention with its high-energy acoustic instruments accompanied by inspirational lyrics about using love as religion. “New Religion” gives off a subtle gospel feel with an undertone of repetitive handclaps that has become synonymous with songs being sung in church. Creating a joyful and pleasant sound that instantly draws you in with melodic chord progression and a voice that soothes the soul. Giving you the feeling that everything will be alright while focusing on topics that most artist seldom speak on, Johnny takes you to church so to say with this song of celebration. Radiating good vibes through the speakers “New Religion” is a song that you can listen to while cleaning your room or motivation before riding to work. Press play on the song below, and you won’t be disappointed. Make sure you stay tuned for more in culture art and music here at Da Bassment.
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