Hustle* Box Cut

When I first started stripping, I had short hair –it was a boy-cut, really. I wouldn’t even say it was an attractive haircut, not like some of these avant-garde, cool cuts that other girls get. And definitely not a haircut a stripper would or even should have. Mine was the result of an end of


ARTS.BLACK: Real Art Talk by Black Critics

ARTS.BLACK founders Jessica Lynne and Taylor Renee are fostering the black arts community despite the aristocratic white art critic domination. For them, the rise for black art is here and it’s here to stay. Black art and artists are often ignored, but not in ARTS.BLACK – a website dedicated to black artists, essays, reviews and


HUSTLE* Lunch Box

At the first strip joint I worked at there was a free buffet –a bonus for lunchtime patrons just cheap enough to pay the cover, but not for lunch or to tip the girls. It was not a full-buffet, mind you, but it had fried stuff and wings and shit. Also, hot dogs and sausages


Raise your energy with Kundalini Yoga

“In a world of excess and clutter, you just want to connect with your own soul,” said Jiwan Kaur, a Kundalini yoga teacher and avid practitioner of the ancient science. Prior to writing about the Kundalini Yoga Festival, I had no knowledge of the practice. Like most Westerners, I’d dipped my toes into the pool of


HUSTLE* box worthy

Once, I was offered $5,000 to go home with a customer. He was a businessman or at least he wore a business suit. Not bad looking, her was a little on the chubby side and Latino. Most girls would’ve spread leg right then and there, but I didn’t. Afraid of crossing the line and never



Music consists of 3 types of notes, bass, middle and top. The bass holds it down, the middle is the thread that brings it all together and the top is usually what pulls us in, intoxicating the senses. There is so much in between the notes, especially when music is played live and without the aid