Inspiration

Laurent and Larry Bourgeois: The Latest From The ‘Les Twins’

Laurent and Larry Bourgeois: The Latest From The ‘Les Twins’

Parisian self-taught Dancers/Choreographers; Laurent and Larry Bourgeois, are more frequently known as the ‘Les Twins‘, identical twins who gained popularity from their appearance on French reality show; Incroyable Talent in 2008, then worldwide notoriety from a video of their performance during the 2010 World of Dance tour that quickly went viral.        (…)

Fem-drogeny

Fem-drogeny

In this UBB Exclusive we present Urban Bush Babes first online editorial spread; “Fem-drogeny”…   ‘fem • dro • ge • ny \noun \’fem-ˈdräjənəy\ : of, or relating to androgynous qualities in manner of disposition or attire   For quite some time now my sister, TK Wonder and I have spoken about combining the elements(…)

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(…)

Cipriana and TK Quann Featured in US Vogue Magazine (2015 February Issue)

Cipriana and TK Quann Featured in US Vogue Magazine (2015 February Issue)

Photographed by Inez & Vinoodh   We are ecstatic to finally announce our 2 page spread in US Vogue Magazine’s February 2015 issue. Featured alongside Chloe Grace Moretz & Trevor Duke Moretz, Suki & Immy Waterhouse and Vanessa & Greta Axente, for the “We are Family” story highlighting siblings.   *click photo to enlarge Cipriana Quann(…)

Artist: Kojo Owusu-Kusi

Artist: Kojo Owusu-Kusi

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts? I was born in Kumasi, Ghana in West Africa. I moved to South London as a toddler. I went to primary and little bit of secondary school there and it’s while living in London that(…)

Urban Bush Babes Artist Of The Month: Kelela

Urban Bush Babes Artist Of The Month: Kelela

Featured Photo: Robbie Fimmano By: TK Quann (aka TK Wonder)   Photo: Todd Cole   I’m sure Ethiopian singer Kelela Mizanekristos has been on aplenty radars since she emerged with her mixtape, ‘Cut 4 Me,’ featuring her collaboration work with Los Angeles based DJ/ producer Kingdom. This beautiful loc’d beauty is now based in L.A.(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Ondina Sosa of Ondi Yoga

Urban Bush Babe: Ondina Sosa of Ondi Yoga

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards yoga? I was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic. I grew up in a countryside, near a big river and a place full of children. I was intrepid, climbing up trees and swimming in the river. When I was(…)

UBB Exclusive: Denitia x Strange Fruit Vintage Present ‘I Wish’

UBB Exclusive: Denitia x Strange Fruit Vintage Present ‘I Wish’

In this Urban Bush Babe’s exclusive, Singer; Denitia Odigie of Brooklyn-based indie band; ‘Denitia and Sene‘ collaborated with ‘Strange Fruit Vintage‘; an online vintage boutique for women and men to present, “I Wish”; a video that intertwines fashion and music. Now some of you may be wondering why ‘Strange Fruit’ sounds so familiar, well the familiarity stems(…)

Rain Pryor’s ‘That Daughter’s Crazy’ Premieres in NY January 10TH

Rain Pryor’s ‘That Daughter’s Crazy’ Premieres in NY January 10TH

via: THE COLLECTIVE INITIATIVE; “Changing Media To Reflect Our Global Diversity”   Wanting to find a way to share her artistic talents despite the barriers in Hollywood, Rain says “I wasn’t black enough to be black, I’m not white enough to be white…unique wasn’t in yet.”     Ahead of her time in many ways, Rain(…)

Artist: Markus Prime

Artist: Markus Prime

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts?   I was born in Ohio and left when I was 8 months old. My brother joined the military and I immediately started my life moving around the country. I’ve lived in Illinois, Missouri, Texas,(…)