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Grammy Season: 3rdShift 1017 Grammy Party w/ Hoodrich Pablo Juan Recap

The event scene in the New York City area has been topsy-turvy for the past few years, but 3rd Shift has made the evolutionary change to how the operation of parties in New York City should be done. In their recent efforts, they have broken Drake's "God's Plan" at their New Year's Eve party, booked the likes of Trippie Redd, Yung Bans, Cousin Stizz, and more, and now they have put the icing on the cake with their "1017 Grammy Party".

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6etrayal and Richard and Grace bring out the youth of Houston at their “Keep It Silent” pop up shop

The artistic/DIY scene in Houston has grown in the past 5 years with more people getting creative in music, art, clothing, photography, and more, it has enhanced the thinking of the city in moving forward and getting better. One of the front runners who has established their footing in the brewing scene in Houston has been 6etrayal. The thoughtful yet risk-taking brand has crafted material that has shown Houstonians a different way of making independent threads and knowing how to tap into their market.

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The Real Comes to Florida: J.I.D. x Earth Gang Miami Show Recap

When it comes to the structure of live shows that's taken place in the nation, Miami has to be one of the hottest places for events and concerts. Swerve Life has been paving the way for the past couple of noticing how important it is to have shows in South Florida, and they brought a great crowd for their show with J.I.D., Chaz French, and EarthGang in Miami. T

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Lonny & Friends take on NYC: Lonny X New York Show Recap

As much as we've been covering the New York City scene for the past years, the coverage has shifted a little further north into the depths of Connecticut. During this span of attention that has shifted toward the Husky state, we shared a spotlight on the ascension of Lonny X, one of the most captivating artists from that area. The recent Huh, What, & Where signee recently performed in New York City and our guest photographer, Senpai Quincy captured some of the action that happened that night. 

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BaselWave! : Alamo Records x KnowWave Event at Art Basel

Miami is a wonderful place to be apart of the scene, but many just to come to visit and don't like to stay for the everlasting vibes that South Florida has to offer beyond the streets of South Beach. From Hialeah to Broward to Brickell, it's a lot to offer in the wide area of the "Neon City" and that was quite vibrant during the days of this year's Art Basel. The art and creative community collided forces for many events but one of those that stuck was Alamo Records and KnowWave creative collaboration on the "New Wave" event. This was not only an event that brought some of the brightest socialites that come down to the MIA to party but it included acts such as BigBabyScumbag, Smokepurpp, RichySamo, Lil Wop, Comethazine, and more.

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Spotify's Texas Two Step: Houston Rap Caviar Show Recap

As much as the music industry has been growing and evolving each and every day, Spotify has remained at the top of the streaming service game with their exclusive drops and curated playlists. In the midst of being the playmakers of the of sound and tastemaking, they bring the experience of the speakers to real life with their Rap Caviar curated shows. Dedicating a concert to the devasting Hurricane Harvey tragedy, Spotify chose to highlight the likes of Maxo Kream, Trill Sammy, Bun B, Dice Soho, and YBN Nahmir as performers in Space City

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Gucci Gang University: Lil Pump Houston Tour Stop

Breaking barriers and Making history with impactful records such as "Gucci Gang", "Boss", and "Flex Like Ouuu", Miami based rapper Lil Pump has carved out his lane in hip hop. Making a top 10 hit and gaining millions of views, Pump continues to take his victory lap with his nationwide tour. Our staff photographer Laudis Moore caught some of the action in Houston featuring Pump, DestoDubb, Big Head, and more. 

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The New Meaning of Trade Expo: Complex Con 2017 Recap 

Still waving the Connecticut flag as far as coverage goes, Shaun Llewellyn and Dami  Deyemi served as our guest guys behind the camera capturing the essence of Complex Con. This year being different last year, Complex gave Modern Life Mag the green light as an official media outlet for the expo, so we had an inside look into what was happening at this year’s festivities. From capturing Outkast’s Andre 3000 sketching to N.E.R.D. ’s electrifying performance to Big Sean Puma collaboration, MLM served as the private eye into all the inclusive action that was happening in Long Beach. 

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Fresh Baked Fest featuring Key!, Reese La Flare, Diego Money, Billyracxx, + More

As the year is winding down, some show schedules are getting filled but it's only a few of these events that are going to be leaving on a big note before 2017 closes out for good. One of these events includes Fresh Baked's own, "Fresh Baked Fest" taking place in Austin, TX on December 8th. Fresh Baked has gathered the likes of Key!, Diego Money, Reese La Flare, Billyracxx, Richy Hyliger, and more. The packed line up also includes the likes of Steelo Foreign, JG, Kenny Gee, Ivy Music Group, YaktheMack, and Mason Flynt. 

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Put Your H’s Up! : No Jumper Maxo Kream x Trill Sammy Houston Show

Towards the end of the summer, Houston was in a catastrophic state due to Hurricane Harvey. From homes being displaced to people riding in boats to save family and friends, the movements in the city were limited and it was a time where the city had to come together. After seeing Houston prevail and helping one another, so No Jumper collaborated with Maxo Kream and Trill Sammy to bring a Texas Tour that all proceeds will go to those who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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NYFW Fresh Goods : Joefreshgoods NYC Pop Up Recap 

Earlier this year, New York Fashion Week made it’s way to the city once again with its prominent designers delivering fresh threads and enthusiasts came out freshly dressed to impress the cameras around them. In the midst of getting an aura of what NYFW wanted to present, Chicago streetwear fashionista JoefreshGoods set up his unique edition pop up shop in the heart of the Lower East Side. 

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One Night Stand in Space City: Sahbabii's Concert Recap in Houston

The new and emerging sound that's erupting from the SANDAS camp has hit the road to share this flavor with the rest of the world, and Modern Life Mag happened to capture highlights of the Sahbabii show in Houston. Our staff photographer, Allan captured some of the most engaging moments of the show and you can check out the gallery here. 

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Serandes in Space City: Kali Uchis Texas Tour Recap

The beauty of seeing live shows is the joy of live music. From the choreography to stage set up to the art of the music, when an artist comes prepared to bring the audience a worthwhile time while on stage, it’s always a treat to hear and see. One artist who’s paved the way for leaving memorable performances is Kali Uchis.

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Lonny X brings out New Haven for the "Full Court Press" Listening Party

The Connecticut music scene is flourishing into a haven where artists are continuing to grow and exceed their state's expectations. In relation to artists who are growing in the area are the likes of Ksubi Kayy, Say Kuro, Myke Green, and more but along with their ascension to reach the stage of stardom, Lonny X is emerging as one of the leads in CT who's going to revolutionize their sound. In part of becoming one of the star rappers in the area, Lonny has prepared his most anticipated project, "Full Court Press".

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Behind The Lens: Cozz + Meez Kicking It In Miami

As the seasons are changing, the weather in Miami isn't. The sunshine filled vibes in the lower coast of the country brings out some of the brightest individuals to visit Florida, and among the group of folks who have made their way to "Vice City" includes Cozz and Mezz. Our staff photographer, Nick Shotz met up with these two artists to engage in some behind the scene coverage in Miami. The in-depth photos give light to the artists and their personalities, check out the exclusive gallery below. 

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