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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(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Sunita V

Urban Bush Babe: Sunita V

Tell us your name and where you are from? Hi I’m Sunita and I was born and raised in Wisconsin and currently live in NYC.       How long have you been natural?   I’ve never had a relaxer but I have made the terrible decision to get many blow outs and right now(…)

Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum Welcomes TK Wonder As Main Stage Act Tonight

Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum Welcomes TK Wonder As Main Stage Act Tonight

“TK Wonder brings her vibrant presence to the stage blending rapping, singing, and stellar songwriting in a unique electronic fashion” -Brooklyn Museum      ‘Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum‘ Every month Target sponsors the first Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum presenting free art and entertainment programs beginning early evening. This Saturday, December 6th, TK Wonder(…)

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

Though released 4 years ago, Brazilian Musician/Singer/Songwriter and Actor, Seu Jorge’s “ two part music video series; ”Marcello in Limbo” and “Oshun and the Dream” from his hypnotic album; ‘Seu Jorge and Almaz’, still plays vividly in my mind till this day. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the experience is more visually translated as mesmerizing cinematic shorts. Conceptually(…)

Fashionel: “Don’t Be Afraid To Try Something New” -TK Wonder

Fashionel: “Don’t Be Afraid To Try Something New” -TK Wonder

via: Fashionel.com Photos: Emilija Manevska   If you’ve had the chance to see her perform, then you certainly know how powerful she is on stage. TK Wonder is a talented singer, rapper and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York. People in Macedonia got to know her through her energetic performances with internationally acclaimed Macedonian electronic musician(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Hannah Faith

Urban Bush Babe: Hannah Faith

Tell us your name and where you are from? I go by the name of Hannah Faith I’m from England, North London to be a bit more specific.   Photo: Rianna Tamara   What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m a DJ, been(…)

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

via: Barnes & Nobles   Synopsis:   The magnificent traditional costume of the Herero of Namibia, southern Africa, is a stark reminder of the country’s tumultuous past. In the late 19th century, the influence of missionaries and traders in German Southwest Africa led to the adoption by the Herero of the European dress of the(…)

URBAN BUSH BABES ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ROCHELLE JORDAN

URBAN BUSH BABES ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ROCHELLE JORDAN

Featured Photo: Sharon Jane By: TK Quann (aka TK Wonder)   So we have quite a few female newcomers on the R&B underground scene who have unveiled Aaliyah-esque components in their music, (whether in vocals or production) however none come closer to an incarnate in vocal intonation, musical style and that throwback R&B 90’s vibe(…)

Q + A

Q + A

Featured Photo: Brad Ogbonna   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from?   Q: My name is Quinn Wilson, I am from a tiny town in Michigan called Haslett.     A: Asha Efia, I am a photographer and I was raised in Las Vegas, NV. I lived in Minneapolis for a(…)