Expo expands, sneakerheads talk celebrities

Flower Power bear sneakers by Jeremy Scott and Adidas. Photo by Leon Laing.

Flower Power bear sneakers by Jeremy Scott and Adidas. Photo by Leon Laing.

After holding his sneaker expo for five years, Jordan Stasyszyn will be expanding. “Our goal is two expos a year,” he tells our website. Before 2016, he held the Harrisburg Sneaker Expo once a year. This year, the event occurred on March 13 and Aug. 7. Continue reading ‘Expo expands, sneakerheads talk celebrities’

Hill yes

Hillary Clinton. Photo by Leon Laing.

Hillary Clinton. Photo by Leon Laing.

Eight years ago, vigoronline.com covered then presidential candidate Barack Obama’s town hall meeting at The Forum in Harrisburg. Fast forward eight years later. Candidate Hillary Clinton, Obama’s former secretary of state, delivered her speech at Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market. This wasn’t the first time Clinton visited the state capital. During her race against Obama in 2008, she stopped at Capitol Diner. Continue reading ‘Hill yes’

Amir Obe x Heineken

Amir Obe. Photo by Leon Laing.

Amir Obe. Photo by Leon Laing.

“This is my second time in Philly,” Amir Obe told the audience on July 12. Continue reading ‘Amir Obe x Heineken’

TheShellGod prepares for ‘Zombie’ takeover

Photo taken from TheShellGod's files.

Photo taken from TheShellGod’s files.

Love him or hate him, Desiigner and his “Panda” single skyrocketed up the charts. He’s hoping to do the same with his new single “Zombie Walk.” On July 3, the 2016 XXL freshman posted a snippet of his “Zombie Walk” video on Instagram. Charlotte, North Carolina,-based TheShellGod made the beat for the single on Desiigner’s New English mixtape. The 20-year-old producer chops it up with us. Continue reading ‘TheShellGod prepares for ‘Zombie’ takeover’

‘Drugs’ feat. Pusha T

Singer/songwriter Villz has been grindin’ on the low for years. During that time, he has cooked up nothing less than quality music. Continue reading ‘‘Drugs’ feat. Pusha T’

Pen Griffey x Penn State

Bryson Tiller. Photo by Leon Laing.

Bryson Tiller. Photo by Leon Laing.

“I couldn’t cancel,” Bryson Tiller told his audience, referring to his April 27 concert at Bryce Jordan Center in State College. The R&B sensation said he was performing with a leg injury caused from an accident on a trampoline. Continue reading ‘Pen Griffey x Penn State’

Russ

Russ. Photo by Leon Laing.

Russ. Photo by Leon Laing.

Atlanta-based Russ opened up for Bryson Tiller on April 27 at Bryce Jordan Center in State College. Continue reading ‘Russ’

‘200 a Week’ video


Bronx-based spitta ImJaeHall drops a video for “200 a Week.” The song evokes the same urgency as Freeway’s “What We Do.” With homemade visuals, the video’s director helps to convey the song’s DIY theme. Continue reading ‘‘200 a Week’ video’

Plane Jaymes

Plane Jaymes. Photo by Leon Laing.

Plane Jaymes. Photo by Leon Laing.

Plane Jaymes,  nephew of Zulu Queen Michele, has been sharpening his rap bars since 2002. And his work has paid off. Continue reading ‘Plane Jaymes’

LRDRA

LRDRA. Photo by Leon Laing.

LRDRA. Photo by Leon Laing.

With his esoteric style, local artist LRDRA gave the Beats of the Burg local rap showcase another dimension. Continue reading ‘LRDRA’



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