Nikki Lynette “Sometimes”

Sometimes I don’t wanna be alone..

Combat any late night loneliness blues with the new single from Nikki Lynette “Sometimes”, off her upcoming EP, Respect My Disrespect. The versatile Chicago artist goes R&B for this one, revealing a story that we can all relate to when we feel alone and/or vulnerable.

The video is a special collaboration with Rolling Stone Magazine’s Music Video School at the New York Film Academy as Nikki worked with a team of directors (Andy Buckland, Marcus Claessen, Serge Concepts, Jonathan Gasca, Trent Love, Jake Sarno, Vagner Shimamoto, & Alex Ventling). The visuals contributed to the mood of the song with a few floating objects interspersed between the camera and Nikki. Whether it’s falling flower petals or balloons, it works.

Give it a watch above, then, if you read this far, also note all of the baddass GIF-worthy moments you’ll undoubtedly catch if you look for ’em. Can we get some “Sometimes” GIFs now?

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Nikki Lynette “Disappear”

As a longtime member of #TeamBadass, I was thrilled to hear some new Nikki Lynette music late tonite, only to be accompanied by some of the coolest single art I’ve seen recently. Great effect and composition above that goes along perfectly with the song title, “Disappear”.

For the song itself, we don’t hear Lynette rapping, rather singing. She first touches on the vulnerability of being wronged in a relationship, and then flips it, saying she can “Disappear” and that he won’t have an effect on her. As a result, it’s a very empowering record that the ladies can likely draw closer parallels to, and one that the fellas can certainly appreciate. Keep it runnin’ through to the end as Nikki’s subtle additions to the last chorus to wrap up the song wonderfully.

The “alternative rock/soul ballad” is produced by Nikki Lynette, with mixing by her longtime partner-in-crime Matt Hennessy at VSOP Studios.

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Lolla Lounges ’13 [Photo Recap]

Another playground of fun during Lollapalooza at the Hard Rock Hotel: CK One Music Lounge, So Miami Lounge, Hard Rock Hotel Lobby Takeover, and #ASOSRocks & VH1s VIP After-Party Series.

Going on year number 8, BMF Media has created stellar hang out spots to relax while in between checking out the Lolla festivities. So Miami is all about fun in the sun – check out our beach pics! Watch sand being transformed into a sporty masterpiece before your eyes while sipping on some make-your-own sangria with Barefoot. Play some giant sized chess & Connect Four (who will win: Maks G vs Tibs) while enjoying a refreshing Starbucks beverage at the ice bar.

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Herbal Essences & Red7Salon create suave new hair dos with flower crowns *festival fashion must have. I could not leave without rocking one of these myself.

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Feeling the urge to add ink to your collection, Code of Conduct artists Floyd Davis & Kyle Morrison give free tattoos! Or you can always opt for some non-bodily ink and screen print a T with District Clothing as we did.

When traveling about the city what better way than with a rickshaw; our friends at Polaroid not only gifted shades but gave free rides!

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Jam to some tunes with Rosco Bandana, Eve, and others while receiving a makeover in the ck one Music Lounge or show off your competitive side with a game of ping pong and foosball.

Check out the pics of some of our team as we take advantage of this play ground and run into an artist or two.

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