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Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

The ‘Play With It‘ Project is the missing conversation from Director, Vaughn Dabney that sheds light on the natural hair movement, experiences of the journey and why certain women either embrace or reject the notion of natural hair. Using photography and film as his media, Vaughn will attempt to debunk myths, uncover hidden desires, and bring forth truths about(…)

Music: Chloe and Halle

Music: Chloe and Halle

You may have heard of these talented young singers from Beyonce’s repost of their cover to her recently released, ‘Pretty Hurts‘ track, but these ladies are far from a one night wonder or overnight sensation…crowned Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing”, meet Chloe and Halle.   Hailing from Atlanta, with a sense of wisdom far beyond(…)

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Season 3: Behind The Scenes Of The Premiere & After-Party

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Season 3: Behind The Scenes Of The Premiere & After-Party

“It’s really liberating to say no to shit you hate.” -Hannah      Photo: Vogue   YES, you guessed it, season 3 of the critically-acclaimed series, ‘Girls‘ is back! Cordially invited by HBO, I had the chance to attended the premiere and after party of the 2014 Golden Globe nominated hit show, ‘Girls’, held at Lincoln Center Rose(…)

Pauline Black: ‘Black By Design’

Pauline Black: ‘Black By Design’

Overview:   Born in 1953 to Anglo-Jewish/Nigerian parents, Pauline Black was subsequently adopted by a white, working class family in Romford. Never quite at home there, Pauline was always made to feel different, both by the local community and members of her extended family, who saw her at best as a curiosity, at worst as(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Khadijat Oseni aka KO and I’m from Brooklyn, NY.     How long have you been natural? I’ve been chemical-free for a few years now however I’ve only had an afro for about a little over a year and a half.    (…)

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

After a year hiatus from their last video collaboration of single, ‘Don’t Break Me Off‘, WonderKiss is back in full effect, and I had the chance to go behind the scenes of their latest music video, ‘Won’t Lay Down’. A female duo group, WonderKiss fuses together the electronic sounds of Lyricist/Singer/Songwriter; TK Wonder and Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Kissey. A compilation of(…)

Hejira: Litmus Test (Video)

Hejira: Litmus Test (Video)

Meet Hejira; a band arising from London, the quartet of Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne on the bass, Sam Beste and Alex Reeve on guitar with Alexis Nunez on drums produce a experimental sound that is hard to describe, but once you listen you will instantly know their sound cannot be contained in a box. Directed by Faith Millin, via Nowness.com, Hejira shares(…)

Vogue: The Backstory; Lupita Nyong’o (Video)

Vogue: The Backstory; Lupita Nyong’o (Video)

Born in Mexico but raised in Kenya, with a graduate degree from the Yale School of Drama, the stunning Actress, Lupita Nyong’o first got her feet wet in the Hollywood industry as a Production Assistant. Who could foreshadow that she would soon be offered one of the most talked about and hunted roles (over 1,000 actress auditioned)(…)