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Documentary: Death Metal Angola (Video)

Documentary: Death Metal Angola (Video)

“War ravaged and potentially the richest country in Africa, Angola is the epicenter of the African hardcore music scene. Sonia Ferreira and her boyfriend, Wilker Flores live and breathe rock and roll. They run and live in the Okutiuka orphanage in Huambo, Angola and have a dream. They are going to mount the first ever(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Ways to Get Over Him (For Real!)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Ways to Get Over Him (For Real!)

It’s been a while since I have posted any Essence.com articles written by my brother in-law, Paul Brunson. He has been busy doing a lot amazing things which is why I haven’t seen many Essence articles from him the last few months. But today I have an awesome one to share with you guys, 9 Ways(…)

50 Reasons to Excercise Plus Why I Workout with My Husband

50 Reasons to Excercise Plus Why I Workout with My Husband

This picture was taken last Friday evening while working out at the gym with my husband. I asked him if I should do a fitness pose while he took the pic…I’m such a dork! So in a Kevin Hart voice* he said, “no… no… not yet…”…lol.   I have been on about a 3 month(…)

Misty Copeland…The Story of a Black Ballerina

Misty Copeland…The Story of a Black Ballerina

Photos: Gregg Delman. Vogue Italia Writer, Robyn Carolyn Price shares her interview with us on principal ballerina, Misty Copeland. View this intimate look inside the life and dance world of the gifted and beautiful Misty Copeland   via: Vogue Italia by: Robyn Carolyn Price “One of the quandaries of being a black ballerina is that(…)

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Photo: John Lander   Almost 2 and half wonderful years later of co-founding Urban Bush Babes with Nikisha, I have never really discussed my past and the reasoning behind my own journey of going natural. I thought I would open up a bit with all of you since it is a personal and important journey(…)