Justin Shamlou

Justin Shamlou is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Miami, he covers music, film, art, tech, and events. Justin started his career covering the electronic music industry, working as the Miami correspondent for Magnetic Mag and US Editor for Data Transmission.

A New Look at Jordan Peele’s ‘Hunters’

A new trailer has just been released for the upcoming Amazon Prime show, Hunters. Jordan Peele’s latest project sees his Monkeypaw Productions teaming up with Sonar Entertainment to produce the streaming show. The Amazon Prime original series centers around a group of Nazi hunters living in 1970’s New York seeking out high ranking survivors of WWII who aim to establish a Fourth Reich in the United States. It is safe to say that in the current political climate, this premise will...

The Party in Miami You Can’t Miss: Coyo Taco 5 Year Anniversary

On Thursday, January 9th, Coyo Taco, a mainstay in Miami’s Art District, will be celebrating the five year anniversary of their inaugural location. Since launching in the Wynwood neighborhood, Coyo has expanded to seven locations globally. The restaurant has made a name for itself through the high-quality, authentic dishes they offer, as well as the parties hosted in their backroom lounge. Miamians have spent many nights either indulging in some pregame (or, to be fair, drunken) tacos, or...

DaBaby Arrested in Miami

MIAMI – Rapper DaBaby has been arrested in Miami following an incident at the Novotel Miami Brickell. DaBaby, whose real name is Johnathan Kirk, was in South Florida for a performance at the famous Story Nightclub. The rapper was at his hotel in Downtown Miami’s financial district when a fight occurred. This resulted in Kirk receiving Battery charges. Details of the Incident The currently unnamed victims, a concert promoter and an associate, claim that the confrontation stemmed...

This Miami Rapper Is Shining Her Light, Love, and Branding Throughout the Hip-Hop Landscape

Miami based Rapper, Chelzzz, has been making waves in 2019 with her SXSW performance, her national tour, and her C3 brand curated events. She is a unique voice in the hip-hop landscape and shared some of her insights at this year’s Grit Daily Live! Miami Art Summit. Between her music and her activism, Chelzzz is an artist looking to make an impact beyond Miami.  From the Basketball Court to the Studio Chelzzz fell in love with hip-hop early. Her time on the basketball court was spent...

Kobi Karp: “Architecture is Arts, Culture, and Science Intermingling”

The Grit Daily Live! Miami Art Summit was a success that featured some major players in the international art scenes sharing their insights. One of the featured panelists who offered some wise words was Miami-based architect and designer, Kobi Karp. The Israeli-born Karp brought to light some of the philosophical gems that drive his design and architecture work. These ideals draw from his environmental studies at the University of Minnesota as well as from his artist’s mentality. An Earned...

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