By Sadruddin Junejo / Tha-One.Music writer   Perhaps reeling from the criticism of her performance the on Saturday Night Live earlier this month, American singer-songwriter Lizzy Grant may feel that she has a point to prove with her newly released album, Born to Die. Indeed, the waves of popularity generated from Lana Del Rey’s internet hit, […]

By Stacey Cass /Tha-One.Newness writer Tank Top               Tank Top is an American phrase but I think it’s the best word to describe this type of top. The word “sleeveless” confuses me no end. I try to pick a few of these t-shirts whenever I see them. They are […]

Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Top 5 Anticipated Albums Of 2012

By Shams Albadri / Tha-One.Music writer   1. Black Star – TBA This is where the epiphany shone bright a few years back. With Black Star’s exuberating beams of inspiration came the eruption of a newfound affair; I fell in love with hip-hop. Yasiin Bey (known as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli are racking up […]

Tuesday 31 January, 2012

So…don’t you get cold in that?

By Natasha Coombes-Liddle / Tha-One.Newness Writer Don’t you get cold in that? I live in Belfast and the city’s latitude is closer to Russia than the Bahamas. Standard weather for this part of the world is wind and rain, occasionally snow. Don’t get me wrong we do have summer; it was a Thursday two years […]

Saturday 28 January, 2012

Top 5 Albums Of 2011

By Shams Albadri / Tha-One.Music writer Another year bites the dust. Let’s start another New Year by rounding off the last with some of the best Hip-Hop sounds of 2011. This hip-hope is elevating, officially.  1.       Evidence – Cats & Dogs   L.A born wide-eye opener: why, it is only the guru of Dilated Pupils. […]

By Natasha Coombes-Liddle / Tha-One.Newness Writer  I am lazy when it comes to looking stylish. As a post-grad student I spend most of my time either in dusty libraries or with equally old, dusty men talking about them. Avant-garde high heels and bodycon dresses simply don’t work when you’re on your hands and knees searching […]

By Stacey Cass/ Tha-One.Icon Writer 1.   Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian               These two lovely looking fellows are the geniuses behind Reddit, the “Social News Website” (according to Wikipedia). The two University of Virginia graduates set up the website in June 2005, in order to solve the age old […]

By Natasha Coombes-Liddle / Tha-One.Newness Writer   They say there’s nothing new under the sun and the fashion industry certainly proves this point by constantly recycling and reimagining trends. However, some of this season’s designs proved to be a little too familiar. Peplums                                                                   Jason Wu Autumn 2010                                                      Elie Saab Resort 2012 […]

Thursday 26 January, 2012

Anyone feeling (just a tad) adventurous?

 By Olivia Mcleod / Tha-One.Newsness Writer A  surprising trend to hit the runways for Spring 2012 is the exposed midriff. Above the belly-button but below the bust, this is a trend paying homage to the 50’s american woman. D&G Spring/Summer 12 Topshop Flower Print Corset  Make the look casual with cropped tees and shorts. The […]