#UPPInterview: A Guide To TheTrophyLife

More than a fan. Julissa B known best as The Trophy Life has a passion for Hip Hop and knack for finding the greatest, hidden acts in the industry. Open to listening to all walks of Hip Hop, The Trophy Life is specifically determined to find the best out of her hometown, Brooklyn. Spotted Behind the Scenes with Phresher, Casanova, Desiigner & Manolo Rose to name a few; if you see an artist grace The Trophy Life‘s social media, there is a 99.9% chance they are about to take over the Hip Hop scene.

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#UPPInterview: Basketball Star Anthony Ireland Debunks Health Myths, Talks Eating Right & Mental Health

More Than Basketball. Connecticut native and Waterbury bred athlete Anthony Ireland, took the city by storm with his endurance, talent and overall drive as a High School Basketball star at Crosby High School. Continuing his legacy on the West Coast, at Loyola MaryMount University, The CT repper went on to play through 3 West Coast Conferences, and was highlighted as one of the Universities’ most underrated player making big shots in a 2014 LA Times article. The then college graduate would take his dreams of the league on the road, signing to International teams based in France, Greece and currently Poland.

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#UPPresents: Women Of CT ‘Ep. 2’ – Weavvy

In the second episode of our Women Of CT series, things got personal with girl boss Weavvy. Setting the internet ablaze with her quality line of hair, girl boss Weavvy unleashes all of her secrets to entrepreneurship, the story behind the hair, Motherhood, what it means to be a woman and gives the ultimate response for driven filled women in search of romantic relationships.

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#TBT: Women Of CT Ep. 1 – ‘Alyssa Hughes’

Kicking off our first episode of our Women Of CT series, is creative visionary, and artist Alyssa Hughes. As a Waterbury, CT native Alyssa Hughes shares her story, including: making her way on stage during an A$AP Ferg performance, an inside look into her hometown and overall Power of being a Woman.

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#UPPresents: Negus Project ‘Speak On It’ Recap Ft. Ashley Raymond & Kwadwo Adae

Kicking off 2017 with a gathering of the minds, CT’s creative collective, The Negus Project delivered a panel for deep music lovers. Creating an event dissecting Childish Gambino‘s latest work of art Awaken My Love, panelists including singer Denise Renee, label exec. Vic Stefens, Dr. Markeysha Davis and music blogger/photographer Ashley Raymond expressed what the album meant to them.

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#VisuallySpeaking: Nef_Film Discusses Confidence, Hometown Influence, Color Theory & Film Favorites!

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Visual maven Nefertiti a.k.a Nef Film has created a visual brand inspired by the classic art method of Color Theory. Tapping into her timeless views of cinematography with a modern twist, Nef Film dissects movies of all genres and matches them with a shade of feeling.

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