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Artist: Lauren Muller

Artist: Lauren Muller

Artist, Lauren Muller shares with UBB on how her passion of art was sparked, source of her inspiration and how it has evolved.   Photo: Shanita Sims   I’ve been doing art since I was a kid. I thank my mother for that. She sent me to so many art classes, I guess to keep(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Coralie Jouhier

Urban Bush Babe: Coralie Jouhier

(Featured photos: Vivienne Mok) Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Coralie Jouhier and I come from Paris.         How long have you been natural?   I’ve always been natural.         What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair(…)

Refinery 29: “4 Siblings With Incredible Genes”

Refinery 29: “4 Siblings With Incredible Genes”

In honor of national sibling day I am ecstatic to share Refinery 29‘s “Siblings with Incredible Genes”, an interview series featuring 4 sets of siblings making waves in creative ways.  Join my sister, TK Wonder & I, Rachel & Jack Antonoff, Evan & Eddie Huang, and Piera (executive creator director of Refinery 29) & Pepin(…)

How Dreams Become Reality

How Dreams Become Reality

“This photo was taken with Q-Tip 6 years ago at the defunct Knitting Factory NYC location. I was performing that night and was so excited that Q-Tip came to see my show.       “I really appreciated that an artist of his caliber took the time to support an unknown talent. When I first(…)

Purple Magazine: Erykah Badu

Purple Magazine: Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu in Givenchy for Purple Magazine Photos: Karim Sadli Givenchy‘s Creative Director: Riccardo Tisci                        

Harper’s Bazaar: The Cool Girl On The Block

Harper’s Bazaar: The Cool Girl On The Block

Photos: Julia Noni  Fashion Editor: Joanna Hillman via: Harper’s Bazaar       “Everyone talks about how, in your 30s, all of these growing pains transition into wisdom and you feel more self-assured and confident, but I think I had a bit of a jump-start on that at 27,” she says. “For the first time(…)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

Courtesy of HBO I was sent a few new ‘Girls‘ episodes to preview before they aired in the following weeks, and lets just say you are in for a major turning point tonight. Last week for the first time we had a more intimate look inside Hannah’s family that extended past the usual Mother and(…)

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

Written and Directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter, John Ridley, of 12 Years A Slave, ‘All Is By My Side’ takes a look into the formative breakthrough years of the legendary, American rock n’roll Musician/ Singer/Songwriter, Jimi Hendrix, before his before his accidental death from barbiturate-related asphyxia at the age of 27 in 1970.  Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist/Producer and Actor, Andre Benjamin (aka Andre 300) nails his dead on(…)

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

“Even the juggling is naughty! Don’t bring the children, this ain’t no big apple circus.” -New York Times   I was invited by the beautiful and jaw-dropping talented hula hoop virtuoso, Marawa, to see her perform last night in the off-broadway show, La Soirée, held at the Union Square Theatre in NY. Winner of the 2012 London Cabaret Awards, La Soirée(…)

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

  Tell us your name and where you are from?   My birth name is Kelsey Elizabeth McJunkins, but I go by Kelsey Lu. I was born in Charlotte, NC but I like to say I personally “grew up” in Winston Salem, NC where I went to North Carolina School of the ARTS.    (…)