Arts & Culture

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

Though released 4 years ago, Brazilian Musician/Singer/Songwriter and Actor, Seu Jorge’s “ two part music video series; ”Marcello in Limbo” and “Oshun and the Dream” from his hypnotic album; ‘Seu Jorge and Almaz’, still plays vividly in my mind till this day. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the experience is more visually translated as mesmerizing cinematic shorts. Conceptually(…)

Fashionel: “Don’t Be Afraid To Try Something New” -TK Wonder

Fashionel: “Don’t Be Afraid To Try Something New” -TK Wonder

via: Fashionel.com Photos: Emilija Manevska   If you’ve had the chance to see her perform, then you certainly know how powerful she is on stage. TK Wonder is a talented singer, rapper and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York. People in Macedonia got to know her through her energetic performances with internationally acclaimed Macedonian electronic musician(…)

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Kickstarter

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Kickstarter

First I want to say thank you to Elisa and Lily for creating Style Like U; a platform that celebrates all forms of beauty, breaking down barriers and changing the look of mainstream media’s ideal of beauty as well enforcing self acceptance as the new aesthetic standard. Showing others what it truly means to love(…)

Solange Knowles Wedding: Watch The Choreographed Reception Performance

Solange Knowles Wedding: Watch The Choreographed Reception Performance

Featured Photo: Rog Walker    ”Yesterday, I had the best day of my life and ended it with an abundance of peace, love over flowing through me like never before. Words only understate the feelings I experienced , but I want to thank you for all of your beautiful sentiments. I’m now one, with the(…)

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

via: Barnes & Nobles   Synopsis:   The magnificent traditional costume of the Herero of Namibia, southern Africa, is a stark reminder of the country’s tumultuous past. In the late 19th century, the influence of missionaries and traders in German Southwest Africa led to the adoption by the Herero of the European dress of the(…)

URBAN BUSH BABES ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ROCHELLE JORDAN

URBAN BUSH BABES ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ROCHELLE JORDAN

Featured Photo: Sharon Jane By: TK Quann (aka TK Wonder)   So we have quite a few female newcomers on the R&B underground scene who have unveiled Aaliyah-esque components in their music, (whether in vocals or production) however none come closer to an incarnate in vocal intonation, musical style and that throwback R&B 90’s vibe(…)

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Before the wonderful world of Urban Bush Babes, years ago I intensely studied interior/set design, and though that path did not lead to my current passion, I still have an immensely large soft spot in my heart, for decor and interior/space curating (hence the plethora of interior posts on my personal instagram).   Below are(…)

T ▲ C T I L E M ▲ T T E R : Kenesha Sneed

T ▲ C T I L E    M ▲ T T E R : Kenesha Sneed

Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from? My name is Kenesha Sneed and I’m from the desert city of Palmdale, CA, a place where every school I attended was named after a cactus, palmtree or tumbleweed… really. I currently live in Los Angeles where I’m an illustrator / maker of stoneware goods!(…)

Q + A

Q + A

Featured Photo: Brad Ogbonna   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from?   Q: My name is Quinn Wilson, I am from a tiny town in Michigan called Haslett.     A: Asha Efia, I am a photographer and I was raised in Las Vegas, NV. I lived in Minneapolis for a(…)

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

Here are some new tattoos I just got done! I’m working on my sleeve, so it will eventually go all the way up to my shoulder. It’s similar to Americana style sleeves which usually have a variety of tattoos randomly placed along the arm. I already had 5 tattoos that I started getting when I(…)