Interviews / Guests

Urban Bush Babe: Aissatou

Urban Bush Babe: Aissatou

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Aissatou Marie Balde. I am originally from Paris, France and I have been living in NYC for almost 5 years. I am ethnically mixed: Senegalese father and mixed mother (Cape Verde and Corsica, France). 2. What do you do? Is there a(…)

Urban Bush Babe Shantell Martin

Urban Bush Babe Shantell Martin

Tell us your name and where you are from?  Shantell Martin, from good old Thamesmead in London. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m a creator of lines and experiential performances or you could just call me an Artist. Big and crazy hair(…)

Behind the Scenes of ‘Get Down & Dirty’ Music Video

Behind the Scenes of ‘Get Down & Dirty’ Music Video

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. Late 2011, Lyricist/Singer/Songwriter TK Wonder and Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Kissey Asplund officially announced their collaboration of their 2012 album entitled Heartfukk. Well 2012 is upon us and we are excited to share a behind the scenes, sneak peak of this dynamic duo’s music video, for their first single ‘Get Down and(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Ashley Lewis

Urban Bush Babe: Ashley Lewis

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? Ashley Lewis, Killeen Texas, USA. 2. How long have you been natural? I have been natural since Winter 2002. 3. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m currently moving countries (from US to(…)

Urban Bush Babe Fatou

Urban Bush Babe Fatou

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Fatou, I’m a native Parisian , I’m half Nigerian from my mother and Malian and Senegalese by my father.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m a beauty blogger,(…)

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On December 15th we had the pleasure to view in person the collaboration of two creative giants: 3×1 and Shantell Martin. Based in NY but originally from London, globetrotter Shantell Martin, is an ingenious, intricate and captivating international Artist/Illustrator who literally pushes the lines with her installations and live(…)

Urban Bush Babe Folasade

Urban Bush Babe Folasade

Tell us your name and where you are from?   My name is Folasade. I was born in Abeokuta Nigeria, and raised in Toronto Canada for the majority of my life. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? Well I am an artist, student,(…)

Opening Reception of Neekid Blk Gurls Exhibit

Opening Reception of Neekid Blk Gurls Exhibit

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On December 8th Nikisha and I attended the opening reception of the highly anticipated Neekid Blk Gurls exhibit held at the Rush Gallery in New York. Curated by Danny Simmons, abstract painter and co- founder of the amazing Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation http://www.rushphilanthropic.org/ , Neekid Blk Gurls is all(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Melissa Flerangile

Urban Bush Babe: Melissa Flerangile

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Mélissa Flérangile aka Melly Mel.  I’m born and raised in the Nations Capital of Canada… Ottawa, ON.  I’m currently living out of my suitcase since I’m touring although my physical address is in Brooklyn, NY. My cultural background; father is Haitian and my(…)