All posts tagged in life

  • November 12, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Harpoon opens with an omniscient and sarcastic narrator setting the scene and explaining the dynamic of our three main characters, Jonah (Munro Chambers), Richard (Christopher Gray), and Sasha (Emily Tyra). Jonah and Richard are best friends but come from two very different backgrounds. Jonah’s painfully average and dealing with the recent death of his parents, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/new-dark-comedy-harpoon-tells-story-of-friendship-gone-wrong/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 25, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    I’d grown up watching Ryan McCartan on Disney Channel, starring in the sitcom Liv & Maddie as Diggy. I’d been a streamer on Spotify when he released his first EP, “The Opposite”, and a watcher of the 2014 off-broadway version of Heathers: The Musical with McCartan as JD. So when the opportunity arose to interview … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-conversation-with-ryan-mccartan-on-rh-goes-pop-seventh-avenue-and-scotland-pa/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 20, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Editor’s Note: Responses have been revised for length and clarity. Kimberly Douglas, better known to her fans as “Kihmberlie,” is a 23-year-old from Southern California who has amassed nearly 90k followers on Instagram and over 50k on Twitter. Known as the girl both in front of and behind the camera, Kimberly blows away her audience … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-khimberlie-the-girl-behind-and-in-front-of-the-camera/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 9, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Twins Kirill and Filipp Revega have sacrificed a lot for their dream. Hailing from Russia, the brothers came to LA two years ago without a concrete plan or even friends to depend on. Determined to pursue their love of music and entertainment, they continued to persevere and now are working as YouTubers, actors and musicians.  … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/twins-kirill-and-filipp-revega-talk-moving-youtube-and-hollywood/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 27, 2019By Phyllis Feng

    At Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim on August 24th, which featured actors and directors from the studio’s upcoming movies such as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Pixar’s Soul, it seemed all were in attendance but one: the star of Mulan. Only director Niki Caro made an appearance, which is hardly surprising given the recent controversy involving … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/mulan-star-liu-yifei-faces-backlash-after-commenting-on-the-hong-kong-protest/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 15, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    Satica Nhem, a first-generation Cambodian-American artist, songwriter and poet, released her latest single “Son of a Gun” and her 5-track sophomore EP  dear april, ily on August 9th. Called Sati for short, she mostly writes R&B-influenced pop tunes and attempts to incorporate more alternative influences for her artist project. According to her, if there’s anything that … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/saticas-sophomore-ep-dear-april-ily-depicts-her-vulnerability-and-growth/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 13, 2019By Lily Waywell

    Editor’s Note: Article has been edited for length and clarity! At only 23, up-and-coming artist Elijah Boothe has already worked his way into three creative industries: film, fashion and music. Boothe was most recently featured in Lapalme Magazine and R.LEGACY Magazine, in which he was noted as a “Rising Young Hollywood” star to watch. He … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-up-and-coming-actor-musician-and-model-elijah-boothe/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 11, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Fresh off their Coachella performance and release of their single “Keep On Calling”, Niiko x SWAE are back at it again with “Summer Love (LINDZ)”. Both members of the artistic duo grew up heavily influenced by music until discovering their passion for EDM. Not only does the band enjoy creating original music, but they are … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/niiko-x-swae-on-coachella-new-releases-and-performing-live/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 27, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Xav A. began his singing career as a member of the ‘Dartmouth Aires‘, an acapella group that was featured on NBC’s third season of The Sing-Off. Since then, the artist has found his place in retro pop/R&B music. Affinity is proud to premiere Xav’s single, “Let It Be”, which was inspired by the Bee Gees track, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/7-quick-questions-with-retro-pop-rb-artist-xav-a/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 25, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    Recording artist and plus-sized model Gabby Fe has recently released her newest single, “Better.” Fe is known for creating and performing pop-soul tunes, such as her first song, “Prioritize.” On top of that, she’s also amassed over 23,000 followers on Instagram and helped raise money and awareness to end human trafficking. We got the chance … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/recording-artist-and-plus-sized-model-gabby-fe-encourages-others-to-serve-with-their-talents/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 12, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Since her run on American Idol, Dakota Cohen has been taking the music industry by storm. The young firecracker has a powerful voice and an even more important message: independence and confidence. The music video for her latest song, “No One”, was brought to life by a group of determined and creative teenagers, a trope … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/dakota-cohen-gets-candid-about-release-of-no-one-music-video-and-the-power-of-american-youth/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 11, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Emma White is not one to accept inequality. With the release of her new single “Ten Year Town”, the artist also announced the launch of her female-owned label, Whitehouse Records. Based in Nashville, the label was created to satisfy the need of a company that specifically caters to female artists. Hailing from a musical background, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-emma-white-artist-and-founder-of-female-owned-label-whitehouse-records/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read