Tunes and Tech: The Best Music and Tech from New York Fashion Week

Another New York Fashion Week is under the belt and needless to say music and tech made a big splash again. Here are my picks for the best music and tech from the first of the Big Four: https://youtu.be/OnqJxGd9isw Music: Erin Fetherston There is something about music that can frame a collection and choice of music for Fetherston’s ...

coLAB 2015 Project: Recipe for Successful Blogging While Starting Over

RiaRob is officially back to blogging! Still rising above, just in a smarter, healthier, streamlined way. Hope you dig the new look and new niche for me, concentrating on music and tech in the world of fashion. First, I really had a desire to do a collaboration to feel my way back into the blogging community. ...

Wax Poetic: Aural Advocacy

With June nearly over and new music constantly being released, leaked or talked about, I figured I would catch up with Gypsy Soul Entertainment's Kayenecha Daugherty. Her Aural Advocacy project, a Tumblr blog that commemorates Black Music Month by featuring features one artist daily, has created quite a buzz. Selected by the Daugherty and her ...

Dim The Lights: James Gandolfini (1961-2013)

The great ones continued to be called home. Reports have been confirmed that three-time Emmy winner James Gandolfini, known for his unforgettable role as conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos," died suddenly of a massive heart attack in Italy. Gandolfini is survived by his wife, Deborah Lin, and two children, a son from his ...

Hemmed Up: Dolce and Gabbana Get Popped For Tax Evasion

Women's Wear Daily (WWD) reported today that Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, known to the world for their eponymous fashion line, have been found guilty of tax evasion. The duo has been sentenced to 20 months in prison. This marks the end of a saga that started with an intense investigation of the fashion brand after ...

Three Reasons Why Joe Lindsay’s “W.D.I.S.” Is Needed RIGHT NOW

Joe Lindsay's "What Do I Say?" is not an ordinary song nor video. In the midst of Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail hoopla and Miley Cyrus recent twerking on Juicy J's peformance, coupled with an extremely draining spring, this song and visual was very much needed. The singer/producer comes with his second release from his ...

Rhona Rhetoric: Goodbye, Awards Season!

Before I officially move on to the next, here's my Rhona Rhetoric adieu to awards season, Oscars style... 1. Charlize Theron = Best Dressed at the Oscars. Hands down. The short cut with that Dior Couture gown was absolutely amazing. A close friend quipped "What about Halle Berry?" Halle looked great, too. In fact, Halle looks ...