BASIC Magazine & H.E.R. Pre-Grammy Party with Absolut Elyx


On Friday evening, BASIC Magazine threw an intimate pre-Grammy party at the private residence of Jonas Tahlin, CEO of Absolut Elyx, to celebrate 5-time Grammy nominee H.E.R.

R&B artist H.E.R., nominated in 2019 for 5 Grammy Awards including Album of the Year, Best New Artist, and Best R&B Album of the Year, arrived wearing a black printed jumpsuit high patent black heels. Issues of the latest BASIC magazine were scattered throughout the exquisitely designed private home, which feature H.E.R. in an 8-page spread. See amazing behind-the-scenes footage of the shoot here. Guests sipped on specialty cocktails by Absolut Elyx, all appropriately named after H.E.R. hit songs and albums including, “Breakthrough,” “Lights On,” and her favorite, the “Anti-Star”, which is made with Absolut Elyx, coconut liqueur, pineapple syrup, lime juice, ginger juice, and champagne.

Jake Miller arrived early in the evening with a group of friends and was seen at the bar laughing and enjoying drinks. Snow Tha Product arrived and was seen in all black with a white off-the-shoulder jacket. The ever-stylish Lady Victoria Hervey looked head-to-toe flawless in a slim fit black leather dress. Shamier Anderson and Stephan James chatted with H.E.R. inside at the Mermaid Bar.  BASIC magazine Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Viktorija Pashuta, and BASIC CFO & Partner, Jackson Chong, were spotted mingling with their latest BASIC magazine subject. H.E.R.

Just after 11pm, H.E.R. and her band took to a makeshift dance floor in the decadent Martini Room as guests sang along to their jams and swooned to the tunes of her hit track “Focus”. Stanaj grabbed the mic to sing along with H.E.R. in the middle of the crowd, watched by Ty Dolla $ign, Jermaine Dupri, and others.

Leave it to BASIC magazine to throw yet another amazing party that guests will talk about until the next one…


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Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.

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