Stephen Edwards

Bio

Stephen Edwards is a Manhattan native and Vassar College graduate passionate about music, tech, politics and finance. Stephen has worked with and interviewed a number of artists and celebrities including Avicii, Paris Hilton, Daymond John, and Rob Dyrdek.

Watch The Throne: TomorrowWorld Reigns As The Country's Ultimate Festival

By Stephen Edwards
There are festivals, and then there is TomorrowWorld. Over 160,000 TomorrowWorld fans learned the difference as the month of September came to a close. Comparatively, ID&T’s US-based version of its globally recognized festival Tomorrowland is…

Exclusive Premiere: 3LAU's 'How You Love Me' Video Is Eerily Good

By Stephen Edwards
3LAU has been buzzing on the radio for the past few months with his summer anthem, "How You Love Me." The single has accumulated over three million plays on SoundCloud since debuting in March, and now 3LAU is premiering the official music video for…

Meet Ash Pournouri: The Man Behind Dance Music's Latest Phenom

By Stephen Edwards
“I think I was an entrepreneur even before I knew the definition of the word. I started out quite early with my own projects -- trying to turn something from an idea into some sort of business or independent project. Basically with anything I do I…

The 15 Things You Didn't Know About Ultra Music Festival

By Stephen Edwards
Elite, are you ready for Ultra yet? If you can't tell, our team is more than excited to usher in the festival's extended duration. Ultra Music Festival's 15th anniversary is well on its way to be the biggest event of 2013. As the festival begins its…

Elite Interviews Ronnie Fieg

By Stephen Edwards
A true master of his craft, Ronnie Fieg has been from an early age driven to innovate in the field of footwear. As the founder of New York-based retail space Kith and through his contributions to a multitude of brands, Fieg has established his name…

Entrepreneur Profile: Ed Hegedus of Rave Juice

By Stephen Edwards
Electronic Dance Music is sweeping across the United States at a remarkable rate. The commercialized, repackaged form of what was once an underground genre is now inescapable. Icons like Skrillex, Swedish House Mafia, and Avicii have replaced the…

From The Streets To Behind The Camera: The Malcom Mays Story

By Stephen Edwards
Malcolm Mays is a multi-talented 22 year old from South Central Los Angeles who embodies the spirit of the Elite man. He holds many titles, with varied roles including filmmaker, writer, director, producer, and actor. As a young African American…

The Starbucks Urge: A Downside to Life in the Fast Lane

By Stephen Edwards
A French friend once admitted that the thing she missed most about home was coffee.   To clear up confusion, she confirmed that, yes, we Americans technically have coffee, but the entire experience of drinking a cup of coffee was non-existent.   She…

How Rebuild Your Passion For Your Business

By Stephen Edwards
For many of us, it is hard to stay passionate about a venture for an extensive period of time. Each passing day without noticeable progress seems to set back your interest further. But don’t give up hope, Elite. You might be doing a lot better than…

The Ten Ways You Limit Your Full Potential

By Stephen Edwards
We all work our hardest, right? It’s society, the government, and the job market that is preventing us from success, correct? Actually, that’s not true. We limit ourselves every day in many ways that we might not even notice. If you are seeking to…

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 18

By Stephen Edwards
As we endure the substantial changes of adolescence, we all make mistakes. Having progressed through our teen and college years, most of us, upon reflecting on our past, look back on some of our mistakes with shame. "How could I have done this?",…

A Generation Burdened By A Poor Work Ethic

By Stephen Edwards
Procrastination is a notoriously inefficient use of your time and you quickly find yourself wasting away your life. And if you truly wish to achieve anything, it would be prudent to rid yourself of this hindrance. Technological advancements have…

Instant Gratification Is The Downfall of Generation Y

By Stephen Edwards
Our generation's aspirations are hindered by our unfortunate conditioning to a world based on instant gratification. This hindrance is duly expressed in our purchasing habits--our incessant drive to acquire frivolous, expensive items that lose their…

Six Essential Qualities Of The World’s Elite

By Stephen Edwards
It is unfortunate that we tend to be unable to motivate ourselves to greatness. And even when we do seek to improve ourselves we oftentimes attempt to rely on the advice of another, be it through advice columns, self-help books, or motivational…

How Bad Do You Want It Pt. II [Video]

By Stephen Edwards
This is quite possibly the most inspiring video we have encountered in a while. If you find yourself in a rut as of today, give this video a look for some inspiration. While you might believe that you have been working to your utmost potential, this…

How To Let Go Of Life's Worries

By Stephen Edwards
Life is full of unexpected changes. How many times has there been a dramatic change in the stability of your life that completely throws you off track? Many, of course. You were blissfully ignorant of the forthcoming storm and then viciously slapped…