Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Compound Blog

Timberland x Villa Soulfood Interview

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Check out the new video directed by  Set Free for Villa staring Mack Wilds and Rotimi promoting the Villa Timberland Soulfood collection! Shot and edited by Deuce Pearsall at the Compound. Share the post "Timberland x Villa Soulfood Interview" FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest [...]

November 11, 2017 Liza fashion, lifestyle, music 0

Villa x Timberland Soul Food Collection Shoot


Everyone knows that Timberlands are good for the soul, more specifically, soul food! Set Free and Compound hosted another photoshoot for a hearty pair of Villa x Timberland exclusives: the Soul Food Collection. Timberland is known for pairing boots with classic dish combos, i.e. “Mac & Cheese”, “Beef & Broccoli”, [...]

November 11, 2017 Liza fashion, lifestyle, music 0

Trip To Hebru Brantley’s Studio

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Theres not too many times you get invited to one of your favorite artist’s Bat Cave. Tucked away somewhere in Chicago is the studio of the legendary Hebru Brantley. I got a chance to link up with Hebru and take an up-close-and-personal look at his work. One of my favorite [...]

October 10, 2017 Liza Art, art & design, lifestyle 0

Hebru Brantley Shows “Forced Field” at Elmshurst Art Museum


Hebru Brantley is a Chicago based artist that has come to be recognized for his contemporary “Afrofuturism” style work. Progressing from graffiti and murals –Hebru’s now iconic pop-culture characters are centralized around a theme of color and hope. Multifaceted ideas that use oil, acrylic, and watercolor intersect with non-traditional mediums [...]

October 5, 2017 Liza Art, art & design, lifestyle 0

Gucci Ghost x Milk Gallery Present “The Real Buy” Exhibit


Trevor “Trouble” Andrew, aka the Gucci Ghost, had a peculiar introduction into the world of Gucci. The tale reads: Trevor Andrew (an ex-Olympic snowboarder) was searching for a last minute Halloween costume, when a rabid obsession with Gucci compelled him to cut eye-holes into his luxurious Gucci bedsheets. The “Gucci [...]

October 5, 2017 Liza Art, art & design, fashion, lifestyle, music video 0

Compounding Sports & Politics


There are very few unifiers of human spirit like sports. The camaraderie physical competition inspires is unique, and in this country professional football is king. Although the root of the sport is just running, tackling, catching, and reacting –the NFL’s social equity is rivaled only by music. No other sport [...]

September 29, 2017 Liza lifestyle, Sports 0

A Waste Of Time Podcast w Its The Real f/ DJ Set Free

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  Brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal live collectively online as ItsTheReal. Together, the two have flooded the Internet with TV shows, comedic videos, and most recognizable, their ItsTheReal podcast. The talk show is uniquely brash, honest, and satisfyingly informative.  There is no formula to the podcast episodes –instead, the brother’s [...]

September 26, 2017 Liza Art, art & design, lifestyle, music 0

Millyz:Sped The Sequel Listening Session

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  Photo – Tasha Bleu As anticipation mounts for Millyz’s sequel project, the Greater Boston artist co-hosted an intimate listening party with Jadakiss; who broke news that he was a silent partner behind Millyz. Together —Millyz, Set Free, and Jadakiss filled Engine Room (a NYC based studio that has held listening parties [...]

September 17, 2017 Liza lifestyle, music 0

Jay Z : Made In America

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What’s better than going into work on a Sunday? Watching Jay Z close out Made in America.  “Oh, it’s gonna be a special night tonight,” Hov told the crowd; and indeed it was. After a mud and rain-filled Day 1 at MIA, Day 2 promised sunshine and clear skies. A [...]

September 11, 2017 Liza lifestyle, music 0

Juices For Life – Styles P at Mass Appeal

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Juices for life is an endeavor that Styles P of The Lox has embarked on. It is his form of giving back to the community. An educational system on health and mindfulness, Juices for Life serves as a healthy alternative to the liquor stores and fast food establishments that are [...]

August 24, 2017 Liza lifestyle, music 0

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