Inspiration

Finding Paola

Finding Paola

“My name is Paola, and I am from Haiti. Petion-ville, Haiti to be exact. I have been living in the U.S. for over a decade, and every year, I feel closer to Haiti than I have ever felt when I lived there. Everyday, I think of the life I had there, and how much of it I miss. I(…)

Music: ‘Nu Life’ (Video)

Music: ‘Nu Life’ (Video)

Singer, Sarah White shares intimate details behind the inspiration of her latest music video for track; “Nu Life”,  produced by her partner Rico Simon Mendez. In this endearing video, White along with her two young daughters Iza and Mica, filmed and edited a beautiful family love story “celebrating the moments of love, dancing through the(…)

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(…)

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise (A photography book about the unique, colorful women of New York City)     (click photo for larger view)     My sister and I shot with Lee O’Connor over a year ago and I am truly excited to see the wonderful transformation of ‘Birds of Paradise’ since that moment. Find out(…)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

“My style kinda evolved more into color as I became more “awake”, awake meaning more spiritually aware of myself and everything around me. Just happy and peaceful and coming into exactly who I am.” -Reign     Via: stylelikeu Photo: Flyrus             Reign 

Have Faith In You; When Building Your Dream

Have Faith In You; When Building Your Dream

Photo: Hannan Saleh     Today to the date is the 3 year anniversary of Urban Bush Babes. Seems not so long ago on Sunday, April 1st 2011 Nikisha and I launched Urban Bush Babes and truthfully… we were nervous, excited and anxious to begin a space that means so much to us.    Before(…)

Film: The Godmother of Rock & Roll; Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Film: The Godmother of Rock & Roll; Sister Rosetta Tharpe

PBS American Masters presents the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso, Sister Rosetta Tharpe in this documentary film, “The God Mother Of Rock & Roll”, directed by Mick Csaky. Take a closer look at one of the true pioneers and innovators of Rock & Roll, who forged the way for(…)

Exclusive Bantu Wax Giveaway

Exclusive Bantu Wax Giveaway

Featured photos: Oroma Elewa   “Since its birth, bantu has been made in Africa, by Africans, sustainable & fairly, and that will never change. What is changing is Africa…   With over 1 billion people, more than half under 20 years of age —Africa today is quite literally the future of the world — and the future of(…)