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B.I.G. tings

Siaani (Charli Baltimore’s daughter on the left) and T’yanna (Biggie’s daughter). Photo by Leon Laing.

When I first met Biggie’s daughter years ago, I remember her being a loving and intelligent child. (She still remembers that I used to draw.) Today, she still has those qualities—plus she’s a Penn State University grad who launched a clothing line. Continue reading ‘B.I.G. tings’

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Dec. 2010 events

Charles Miller launches his new line on Dec. 10. Photo by Leon Laing.

Fans will have to wait another month to see Soulja Boy crank that in Harrisburg. The promoter pushed the concert back to Jan. 22. Tickets for the original Dec. 10 date will be honored on Jan 22. Ticket sales will resume at http://www.ticketannex.com, Mr. Mike’s, Music Man, and Xclusive Music on Dec. 24. Continue reading ‘Dec. 2010 events’

Sk8-Hi by Vans


These Sk8-Hi by Vans aren’t new—but classics stay en vogue. These will go well with a pair of shorts this summer.

Upcoming Events

DJs E Stacks (left) and Akio show their bling. Photo by Leon Laing.

Local promoter Showlove is back at it. He’ll hold another Shadyville party at Harrisburg’s Privado on July 11. Video vixen Ashley Logan will host. Speaking of models, catch the 2010 Top Model Cruise on June 26. Last but not least, our concert listing includes A-listers Diddy and more.  Continue reading ‘Upcoming Events’

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T.I.’s clothing line

AKOO clothing is available at local retailers.

T.I.’s free. And his release from prison is just in time for the unveiling of the spring/summer 2010 line for AKOO, his clothing line. Continue reading ‘T.I.’s clothing line’

Blu launches Orange Line

Exodus Designs unveils its spring line on March 27.

To help kick off the spring season,  we’re highlighting some fresh fashion. Cyan Jeffries, a Harrisburg native and current Philadelphia resident, created Exodus Designs.  Jeffries, aka Blu, named her 2010 spring collection the Orange Line, which was inspired by the Broad St. subway system in Philly. Continue reading ‘Blu launches Orange Line’

Spiz’ike sneakers


Michael Jordan, Spike Lee and Nike released the Spiz’ike kicks this month. Check out the commercial.

Local model

Model Liana Renee poses for the cover art of a local mixtape.

Liana Renee
Liana Renee’s side hustle has landed her on local mixtape covers. These CDs include DJ Knowledge’s Tuner Evolution 2009 and DJ Excel’s Bumpin Heads Part Three, a mixtape that was released recently. Entering beauty pageants as a child, the aspiring 22-year-old model has been showcasing her looks for a minute. Check out this other info about the York-based dime piece.  Continue reading ‘Local model’

Movin’ on up

From left to right: Charles Miller and model

Charles Miller (left) and girlfriend Ashlee Raines. Photo by Leon Laing.

In 2006, VigorOnline wrote a story about urban clothing line Many Milez Traveled (MMT). Leland Nelson of Harrisburg founded MMT and sold his first line of T-shirts at his alma mater, Delaware State University. Like Nelson, Charles “Pook” Miller has become a staple in the Harrisburg area by launching an urban clothing line in college (East Stroudsburg University). Continue reading ‘Movin’ on up’