Bush Babes

Urban Bush Babe Fatima Osman‏

Urban Bush Babe Fatima Osman‏

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Fatima Osman. I’m from a lot of places, really. My parents are born and raised in Sudan, like their parents. I myself was born in Saudi Arabia. When I was five years old we moved to Sweden as my dad got the opportunity(…)

Artist: Ojo Agi‏

Artist: Ojo Agi‏

  Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts? I was born in Canada to Nigerian parents. I think a lot of my childhood experiences would be shared by other individuals who grew up under immigrant parents. There’s a lot of pressure to(…)

Watch Cipriana Quann in Refinery 29 x Secret’s #Epic 48 Weekend Short Film

Watch Cipriana Quann in Refinery 29 x Secret’s #Epic 48 Weekend Short Film

via: Refinery 29 by: Alison Ives Sponsored by: Secret   This Internet-Preneur Gives Us NYC Like We’ve Never Seen It Before   Some look to the weekend for a little R&R, but to New Yorkers, that concept simply doesn’t exist. With a steady stream of concerts, gallery exhibits, and new restos and bars to check(…)

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Photos: Cipriana Quann *Click photos to enlarge   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from? My names is Tara Purnell, hailing from our nation’s capital Washington, DC.  I spread love and make magic with WTRMLN WTR, yoga, and music.     What was the inspiration or idea that sparked Watermelon Water?  My(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Lauren Muller

Urban Bush Babe: Lauren Muller

Tell us your name and where you are from? Lauren Muller from New York. Originally from St.Lucia and Guyana.     How long have you been natural? Since I was born.       What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m a painter(…)

MUSIC: URBAN BUSH BABE ADELINE MICHÈLE (PT 2)

MUSIC: URBAN BUSH BABE ADELINE MICHÈLE (PT 2)

How was Escort formed, describe the sound. Escort was formed by 2 Vassar grads who met in college at an electronic music class, Eugene Cho and Dan Balis. They started DJing spinning rare old school disco records and quickly realized they should make their own music. I met them a few years later through a(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adeline Michèle. I am from Paris. I live in Brooklyn.   Photo: Mike Schreiber    How long have you been natural? Forever. I had one experience with hair relaxer at 9 years-old, that was it.     What do you do? Is there(…)

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Imagine if 2% of the world’s population (approximately 140 million people) inexplicably vanish? Well that is the reality in HBO’s new show ‘The Leftovers‘. Cordially invited by HBO, I attended the premiere on Monday June 23rd, held at NYU Skirball Center in New York. Armed with m&m’s, strawberry/banana gummy bears and dearest friend, I settled in to watch(…)