Amanda Morris stars in the gentrification themed film “Manda was here”

A powerful statement on our people and community In our very first original film, we meet a young girl named Manda (Played by frequent Gritty Vibes collaborator Amanda Morris), who searches through her rapidly gentrifying Queens neighborhood for her love, Shareef.  

Exclusive interview with Cali rapper J. Hurt

The Cali artist has just dropped his best project yet When listening to "Woe", J. Hurt's second single off of his latest project Between Heaven and Benjamins, the Cali bred emcee flows effortlessly over a thumping bass with the confidence of a seasoned artist in the game. Those who don't pay close enough attention though, may miss the serious content...

Five questions with rock band Shinobi Ninja

The veteran rock band isn't going ANYWHERE On Shinobi Ninja's hit track entitled "Bending Spoons", a beautiful black figure is seen dancing to the backdrop of an enchanting, serene sounding tune. The track, and its accompanying video have a refreshing sort of appeal to it, one that shows little to no interest in fitting in to whatever box the mainstream...

Five questions with Raven Lee

The small town artist with the big time skills. We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Raven Lee, the Deep South artist with a unique Afrocentric style. We hit her up to get her take on life and art. Enjoy! Where are you from & what was your upbringing like? I'm from Zachary Louisiana a small town right outside Baton Rouge. I've...

Check out this dope crew’s reenactment shoot for “The Warriors” movie

The classic movie is given new life Almost 40 years ago, The Warriors shook the cinema world up, giving an eccentric portrayal of gang life in New York City. The movie has gone down as a timeless classic, gaining fans of all ages throughout the years. One fan in particular was Erewil Ferreira. The young photographer who goes by "Wellz"...

Meet the artist who has the internet buzzing with his controversial work

The fearless talent behind some of the culture's most polarizing pieces When Watson Mere made his rounds throughout social media to post his latest piece of Art entitled "American thought", a civil war of words erupted in comment sections almost immediately. The art work, which features a black woman laying down with a white man as they read books quite...

Next up: NY’s TOP rising Juniors (Crazy elite list!)

Its GO time for these 13 players The NYC 2019 class can stand toe to toe with any city's top prospects as they boast an impressive number of potential mid to high major prospects. With two years of high school hoops under their belt, the third year is the year these players should progress and come into their own. Here...

Meet the woman behind some of the internet’s coolest artsy mashups

The artist is blurring lines between the culture's favorite themes Pablo Picasso once famously said "Everyone is born an artist. The problem is how to remain one once we grow up." When looking at Ashleigh Sharmaine's work though, it is clear that she is very much grown, and has managed to keep her talent and artistic spirit intact. While her...

NYC Player Spotlight: Majesty Johnson

The lefty freshman has GAME When the team here at Grittyvibes drops a list of the best young hoopers in the city, (Like our recent freshman list right here) it's almost a guarantee that a load of opinions, backlash, and suggestions will follow. The truth is, everyone seems to want gratification, but very few are willing to work to earn it. In...

New kids on the block: NY’s top rising sophomores

The youngest in charge Its a fairly difficult task to project a sophomore's potential after a freshman season that oftentimes only features glimmers of brilliance. NY has a few in the 2020 class who's names are buzzing regionally though, and others who have already made a name nationally. Here are nine of the city's finest young bucks. Feel free to...
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