Category Archives: fashion

Brother Ali drops knowledge on hiphop with ‘Never Learn’

Brother Ali is definitely bringing knowledge back to hiphop in his new single ‘Never Learn’. It was Wednesday April 26th we received a message from Brother Ali that his video would be dropping either Monday May 1st or Wednesday May 3rd. We were hype and couldn’t wait to hear what he had in store! Little did […]

12.5 Months in the life of Nation19 / APDTA!

The last 12.5 months has been a busy time for us here at Nation19 /APDTA. We met so many dope people from around the world and we got a chance to be a part of the change that is happening globally among young people and artists. From walking through the streets that Pablo Escobar built […]

Nation19, LA, Pan African Film Festival, Russell Simmons, and the Red Carpet!

Peace this is Nation19 live in LA and it’s going down! #Bars4Justce Premièred and it was a favorite at the 24th annual Pan African Film Festival. It was so dope to see all our fam and fb fam! Then we were invited to the Directors Guild to talk about our film and why it is […]

Da Lench Mob X Nation19 = APDTA!

For our 5th year anniversary Nation19 teamed up with Da Lench Mob for a limited collaboration. The collaboration tee symbolizes the climate of America especially as it relates to police brutality and how it is being countered by the public by fighting back and documenting for the world to see. About Da Lench Mob: Da […]

Is Michael Kors a racist? You be the judge.

Is Michael Kors a racist? Here are 3 reasons why you may not want to wear Micheal Kors purses anymore: Number 1: He doesn’t support Black causes or charities. Why should he? Well the majority of his customers are black women and giving back to the people who made you a millionaire is the right thing […]

Why are Christians abandoning Christmas? Here are the reasons some gave.

Why are Christians abandoning Christmas?

By now most people are aware that Corporate America makes most of their yearly profits during the Holliday Season (November 26th-December 26th). During a time set aside for family and good will toward man we see an increase in burglaries, alcohol consumption, stress related sicknesses, drug use and vehicular homicides and less about God and Jesus.  More than ever […]

The Clothing Line Commandments: Part 1, The set up

Ever since we started Nation19.com I have received a ton of request from some really cool people needing help on starting a clothing line. Below is A step-by-step booklet for you to get Your game on track, if your line aint wack. (In my Biggie voice) lol, jk The Clothing Line Commandments. A good name […]

But what about Iron Eyes Cody? The Controvesy of Pharrell’s ELLE cover #APDTA

While reading all the hype about Pharrell Williams wearing a Native American headdress I started to think…but what about Iron Eyes Cody? Did you know that the Indian Chief we all cried with on TV back in the days was not an indian let alone a Chief? If there was and outcry from his acting […]

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor’s Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor's Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 / APDTA is a proud sponsor of Freestyle Session in Denver, CO The event is hosted by legendary B-Boy Crew Lordz Of Finesse and CROS1 Presented by Silverback Bboy Events & UDEF Pro Breaking Tour August 2nd 2014 At Beta Night Club voted the #1 dance club in the US by Rolling Stone […]

Kanye speaks in Chicago about talking to Farrakhan and sings a tribute to Micheal Jordan.

Kanye West mentioned on video meeting with Minister Farrakhan and was told not to apologize for his recent statements about the Jewish elite.

Kanye West recently delivered an auto-tuned speech/songs to his hometown audience in Chicago. In the musical tribute, @2:40 in the video West mentioned meeting with Hon. Minister Farrakhan and was told not to apologize for his recent statements about the Jewish elite. West addresses all of Michael Jordan’s accomplishments and what MJ as an individual contributed […]

Virtue Magazine interview with Nation19 / APDTA

Nation19 / APDTA CEO Queen Muhammad Ali

Reprinted from Virtue Magazine winter 2014   “Keep family first and have fun at what you are doing. Never let money be your only motivation and you will be successful.” –Queen Muhammad Ali Virtue- What is Nation 19? Can you please give us a little background information on yourself and your company? Queen- Nation19 is […]