Inspiration

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

“Our father Anga Diaz was one of the most famous percussionist in Latin Jazz. What was an influence is he was a hard worker, he was always on tour but I remember him saying that the one most important thing in life is family and the only time we saw him cry was the time(…)

Living in Austin Update!

Living in Austin Update!

Life in Austin has been freakin’ awesome!!! Since our move last December we’ve been blessed to make amazing new friends and we bought our first house!!! Jaden has even said that the kids at his school have been the nicest kids that he’s ever met (compared to when living in NYC and the DMV area).(…)

Artist: Niki Kobi

Artist: Niki Kobi

    “My goals are to touch black woman around the world. Maybe I’m a big dreamer but, I want to capture every black beauty with my pen. I hope to make them feel more beautiful or just to see how beautiful they already are.”  -Niki Kobi   Raised in Normandy; a small city in France(…)

Nikia Phoenix: It’s Mine, All Mine

Nikia Phoenix: It’s Mine, All Mine

Nikia Phoenix Founder of Model Liberation discusses female sexuality from a standpoint of self love versus provocative sexuality.   via: Model Liberation Photos: Kat Harris *click photos for enlarged view     It’s Mine, All Mine by: Nikia Phoenix     Eight o’clock on a Saturday night and my phone rings. It’s my mother. Wait(…)

Music: Denitia and Sene

Music: Denitia and Sene

via: denitiaandsene.com   Smooth like smoke from the tip of a Cuban cigar, and as sensuous as morning love, electro-soul duo denitia & sene not only exude sexy through their music, they invent it. The Brooklyn-based musicians came together a year ago with a shared vision to bring truth and ingenuity to stylistic music, and(…)

Sweet Potato Soul: 6 Reasons to Go Vegan (Part 2)

Sweet Potato Soul: 6 Reasons to Go Vegan (Part 2)

Personal Vegan Chef, Jenne’ Claiborne of Vegan lifestyle blog; Sweet Potato Soul shares 6 reasons to go Vegan in this two part feature.    I’m often asked why I became vegan. I plan on writing up an article about that, and perhaps making a video. In the meantime here is what I have to say.    (…)

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(…)

Refinery29: “Insta-Stalking: Natural-Hair Envy With Urban Bush Babes”

Refinery29: “Insta-Stalking: Natural-Hair Envy With Urban Bush Babes”

via: Refinery 29 by: Maria Del Russo   If you’ve taken a good scroll through Instagram lately (which, be honest, you have), you’ll notice that there’s so much hair inspiration out there. A little too much, actually; it can be kind of overwhelming to sort through. But, if you can wade through the white noise, you’ll come across(…)