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Uptown Video: The Kanye West Effect

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Uptown Video: Latino Stereotypes for DUMMIES

In response to the lack of Latinos on Saturday Night Live (SNL), the Comedy Girls ask Lorne Michaels the question all Latinas have been asking since 1975 – Why are there Still No Latinas on SNL? Check out: http://thecomedygirls.com/…

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Uptown Video: Interracial Relationships & the De Blasio Family

Welcome back to the first episode of Project Bronx Season 2!! Adam tackles the subject of interracial relationships and asks Bronxites their opinions on what Mayor De Blasio’s interracial relationship means for the city. Check out: The Best of…

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Best of the Boogie Down: Valentine’s Day For Everyone!

BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) Ahh, Valentine’s Day – a day full of commercialized gifts and overwrought gestures for couples. I know what you’re thinking, after my Single Girl Saga pieces, you’re thinking – why does she even care about…

Best of the Boogie Down: Artist Spotlight – Chaz Van Queen

BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) Searching for great rap music is no easy task – especially when you’re looking for raw talent mixed with a little musical genius behind it. After searching for original beats and lyrics, I came upon…

Best of the Boogie Down: A Single Girl from the Bronx Saga

BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) So, I wasn’t Catfished! But then again, given the fact that I’ve become an online dating connoisseur (not really), I know how to weed out the stolen selfies and model photos, versus those who are…

The Best of the Boogie Down: Becoming Ricardo

Becoming Ricardo Brings Webseries to the Boogie Down BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and even some parts of Staten Island have all been put on the map by different films, shows, and web-series’ but what does the…