The Met announces $70 million renovation of Africa, Oceania and Americas galleries

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has selected Thai architect Kulapat Yantrasast of wHY to design a major overhaul of its wing for arts produced in Africa, Oceania and the Americas.

The Met revealed plans today for the $70 million (£54 million) transformation of the Micheal C Rockefeller Wing, where it hosts its Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AAOA) department.

Yantrasast, who runs New York architecture firm wHy, will update the galleries in the 40,000-square-foot wing on the southern side of the Fifth Avenue museum. The aim is to better showcase the collection of arts and artefacts created in sub-Saharan Africa, the Pacific Islands, and North, Central and South America. Continue reading

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The Nike Kobe AD Just Released In A New Black And White Colorway

Nike just surprised everyone as they have released a new colorway of the Nike Kobe AD. Kobe Bryant’s newest signature shoe with Nike is being worn by lots of players around the association and this new pair can be worn with ease by anyone and everyone thanks to the colors options.

This new Kobe AD features an appealing combination of black and white on the upper as white dominates the mesh constructed upper with contrasting black landing on the toe, the entire medial side panel, the Kobe logo on the tongue, dotted Swoosh on the lateral side panel, and the heel pull tab. A split black and white midsole and an icy blue translucent outsole wrap things up on this Nike Kobe AD that you can purchase at select retailers now for $140. Continue reading

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Migos Dramatically Exit Stage After Microphones Get Cut During Atlanta Performance

The Aubrey and Three Amigos tour had a few bumps in the road since the crew started on August 12th and officially wrapped things up this past weekend. Cities like Salt Lake City, St. Paul and Denver had postponed dates but the reasons were in the fans best interest as it was due to “quality assurance” and making sure it was everything and more die-hards could have asked for. 

The final tour stop was in Atlanta on November 17th at Philips Arena and unfortunately, things didn’t end strongly as the Migos was cut short of their performance after the mics suddenly gave out.  In the video below you can hear and see the fans distaste on the matter as Migos looked confused at first, and then made their way off the stage.  Continue reading

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Khloe Kardashian Calls Tristan Thompson “A Complete Piece Of S**t” For Cheating

The latest episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has shown more detail of how the famous family handled the cheating scandal put on Khloe Kardashian, by her partner Tristan Thompson. The Cleveland Cavs basketball player was caught with another woman days before Khloe was set to give birth, and Khloe still let him in the hospital room despite her sister and mother’s feelings. 

“It’s important to me to stick to my birthing plan, because this is something that I’ve waited for my entire life,” Khloe said of her choice on the recent episode of the series, via Page Six. “I don’t want to take away anything from this moment. I’ve always been a big believer of don’t make permanent decisions off of temporary emotions.” Continue reading

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