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Ambré Perkins' "Must Be The Fall" Now Available On Major Streaming Platforms

Ambré Perkins’ single, which premiered exclusively on Afropunk.com over the weekend, is now available on streaming platforms.  If you haven’t heard “Must Be The Fall” yet, take a listen below!

Music

The haunting beauty of New Orleans' abandoned buildings

Meet Leland Kent. He is slightly obsessed with rust and decay, peeling paint and piles of debris. He’s OK breathing in musty air and unusual smells, crawling through mud, squeezing through fences and hoisting himself over barbed wire. 711 more words

News

5 places I'd love yo travel too!

I love the fact we can just hop on a plane and see the world, recently I traveled to Paphos in Cyprus and had an amazing time. 280 more words

Lifestyle

Mr. Okra: New Orleans Food Truck Icon

People all over town know New Orleans native Arthur Robinson as Mr. Okra — or sometimes just Okra — his trade name as a roving produce vendor who patrols the streets in a pickup truck packed with fruits and vegetables and painted with renderings of his inventory. 273 more words

Non-fiction

As convention tastes grow less conventional, building a bridge for food trucks, pop-ups into New Orleans events

Scott Williams knows why people are drawn to his catered spreads of smoked boudin, cracklin’-topped deviled eggs and andouille croutons with champagne parmesan fondue.

“It’s about getting in there and digging in, making the food really part of the party,” said Williams, who runs… 2,651 more words

Non-fiction

Rapper Mystikal wanted in Louisiana for alleged again...




SHREVEPORT, La. —

Shreveport police sex crimes investigators are searching for the rapper Mystikal for his alleged involvement in a rape that occurred last October. Police said the alleged assault took place at 300 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway in downtown Shreveport. 170 more words

Non-fiction

Swimming Pools

I can’t swim.

Whenever I tell people this, especially those who grew up outside of the castle walls I called my small home in New Orleans, Louisiana, they look at me with an expression of shock and disbelief.  1,204 more words

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