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Designer Yvonne Koné

Designer Yvonne Koné

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards Fashion?  I was born in Copenhagen. My mother is Danish, my father is African, born in the Ivory Coast but he moved to Paris to study when he was 22. That´s where he met my mother and(…)

New York Times: ‘A Conversation About Growing Up Black’

New York Times: ‘A Conversation About Growing Up Black’

Forewords words: TK Quann (aka TK Wonder)   “It’s kind of upsetting because we live in a world where my mom has to be afraid when I walk outside from the people who are meant to protect me.”     This quote is from a young black man featured in a short documentary, ‘A Conversation(…)

Music Artists RAS

Music Artists RAS

Your name/where are you from? We are Riders Against the Storm.  I am from Pittsburgh (Chaka).  I am from Brooklyn by way of Haiti (Qi Dada).    Photos by Gary Williams     What do you do?  Where can we find you and your work? We are masters of ceremony.  Our work exists in the(…)

Galore Magazine: TK Wonder Talks Going Au Naturale

Galore Magazine: TK Wonder Talks Going Au Naturale

via: Galore Magazine by: Stephanie Janetos  Photos: Diego Villarreal      We live in an age where, if we wished, we could be completely cut off from the Earth. Our lives take place online, we can eat processed and enriched foods and use skincare products that are wholly manufactured in labs. We know it’s not(…)

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Tell us your name and where you are from? I”m Calma Carmona from Puerto Rico. I was raised between Texas, Germany, and Puerto Rico to name a few.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m an artist. I’ve been asked not(…)

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards a business in Vegan food? I’m from Woodbridge Virginia. I grew up in a quite neighborhood and lived 10 minutes away from a marina and the woods so I  spent a lot of free time there. A(…)

Nowness Presents; The Dig: ‘You and I and You’ by Terence Nance

Nowness Presents; The Dig: ‘You and I and You’ by Terence Nance

via: NOWNESS   “The songs are playing at transcendence and simplicity and unseen forces, I think that those things worked their way from the music to my subconscious, and then into the film.” -Terence Nance       Best known for his debut film ‘An Oversimplification of Her Beauty‘ in 2012,  watch as filmmaker; Terence Nance transcends(…)

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

via: CR Fashion Book     Creative Direction Lisa Eisner Photographs Bjorn Iooss Fashion Maryam Malakpour Makeup Steven Aturo Hair Marcia Hamilton Manicure Emi Kudo         L.A. icon Lisa Eisner designs jewelry for cool, courageous women unafraid of a statement—gem befitting a muse like the fearless Willow Smith“I just want to have dreads,”(…)

Introducing: TQE: ‘The Quann Element’ Channel (Video)

Introducing: TQE: ‘The Quann Element’ Channel (Video)

Introducing ‘The Quann Element‘ channel created by identical twins; Co-founder/Editor in Chief of Urban Bush Babes, Cipriana Quann, and electronic artist, TK Quann aka TK Wonder. The channel will consist of style/beauty and music episodes from their perspective, including a video fashion series merging editorial inspired looks featuring the Quann sisters in conjunction with music.(…)