Bush Babes

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts? I’m from Annapolis Maryland. I started watercolor classes at 9, but with family full of math and science nerds (sorry mom and dad) I never really thought of it as a career. At 9, I(…)

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards a business in Vegan food? I’m from Woodbridge Virginia. I grew up in a quite neighborhood and lived 10 minutes away from a marina and the woods so I  spent a lot of free time there. A(…)

A A K S

A A K S

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards design? I grew up in the beautiful sunny Ghana, art was a love from an early age even though I also harbored a dream of being a pilot. Being top of the art class almost every year(…)

Glamour Magazine: Cipriana Named 1 Of 35 Beauty Superstars of 2015 In The April Issue

Glamour Magazine: Cipriana Named 1 Of 35 Beauty Superstars of 2015 In The April Issue

Photos: Diego Villarreal   “Natural-hair girls, Urban Bush Babes is your ultimate style encyclopedia—and Quann is your icon.” -Glamour Magazine     Flabbergasted…(yes, I actually used the word flabbergasted) to be included in the April issue of Glamour Magazine’s 35 Beauty Superstars of 2015. Scroll below for a sneak peek to see why I was(…)

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

via: CR Fashion Book     Creative Direction Lisa Eisner Photographs Bjorn Iooss Fashion Maryam Malakpour Makeup Steven Aturo Hair Marcia Hamilton Manicure Emi Kudo         L.A. icon Lisa Eisner designs jewelry for cool, courageous women unafraid of a statement—gem befitting a muse like the fearless Willow Smith“I just want to have dreads,”(…)

Urban Bush Babes Sasha & Sable Boykin in Original UBB Visual Content

Urban Bush Babes Sasha & Sable Boykin in Original UBB Visual Content

Introducing a new addition to our Urban Bush Babes interview series with the collaboration of Photographer; Diego Villarreal exclusively, to produce original visual content for UBB and styling done by myself. Future UBB featured interviews on my end will now be divided into 2 parts. First half will contain only UBB original content and the(…)

Kai Avent-deLeon of Sincerely Tommy‏

Kai Avent-deLeon of Sincerely Tommy‏

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards fashion? I was born and raised in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. I had an amazing childhood, my parents exposed me to a lot straight from birth. They were very ahead of their time and I was able to benefit(…)

Wonderland Magazine: Premiere of TK Wonder’s Van Gogh Single + Interview

Wonderland Magazine: Premiere of TK Wonder’s Van Gogh Single + Interview

via: Wonderland Magazine   You’ve heard this story before: an aspiring rapper takes the stage, under a yellowing spotlight at a Brooklyn dive bar. It’s open mic night. She lands herself a producer, lays down a few tracks, and before you know it, becomes an international sensation, pulling crowds of half a million. It sounds almost(…)

Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine is a social enterprise that consist of creatives that seeks to provide a platform to help promote and curate African and African-inspired content through various projects such as media and cultural events and projects. The collective includes artists, musicians, dancers, architects, designers, photographers, foodies, travelers, innovators, thinkers, activists, dreamers. Together we(…)