Music: Kelela

Music: Kelela

 “I would like to do Brandy but weirder… Something that would resonate with most people, but make them feel a little uncomfortable.” -Kelela   With plans of becoming a Jazz Musician,  Los Angeles based singer, Kelela Mizanekristos or known just as Kelela looked to legends, Betty Carter and Sarah Vaughan as sources of inspiration…but as definite as(…)

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

via: Hype Hair Magazine by: Allyson Leak Photo: Rog Walker   “Inspirational, smart and beautiful are just a few ways to describe Cipriana Quann. As co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Urban Bush Babes, she is promoting a natural and healthy lifestyle, one blog post at a time. We caught up with Quann to talk with her on all(…)

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

“Whereas the academic discourse on skin color politics tends to focus primarily on the sociopolitical disadvantages associated with having dark skin in a racialized society, (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race explores potential disadvantages related with having light skin, particularly among people of African descent – racial ambiguity and contested racial authenticity.   “Often(…)

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

via: Vogue.com edited by: Chelsea Zalopany Photo: Rog Walker   “In our exclusive video series, My Life in Vogue, we look at the lives of six remarkable women, including Cipriana Quann, co-founder and editor in chief of the website Urban Bush Babes. With the days about to get longer and the temperature aspiring to rise, we asked her to list(…)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

Courtesy of HBO I was sent a few new ‘Girls‘ episodes to preview before they aired in the following weeks, and lets just say you are in for a major turning point tonight. Last week for the first time we had a more intimate look inside Hannah’s family that extended past the usual Mother and(…)

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

‘All Is By My Side’: Watch ANDRE 3000 AS JIMI HENDRIX IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

Written and Directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter, John Ridley, of 12 Years A Slave, ‘All Is By My Side’ takes a look into the formative breakthrough years of the legendary, American rock n’roll Musician/ Singer/Songwriter, Jimi Hendrix, before his before his accidental death from barbiturate-related asphyxia at the age of 27 in 1970.  Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist/Producer and Actor, Andre Benjamin (aka Andre 300) nails his dead on(…)

Le Tricycle: Meals On Wheels with Coralie & Daqui

Le Tricycle: Meals On Wheels with Coralie & Daqui

“Le Tricycle is a concept kitchen for the nomadic vegetarian”…well the nomadic vegetarian never looked so good! Meet Coralie Jouhier and Daqui Gomis, creators of Le Tricycle; a twist on the surge of popular food trucks that have emerged through the years, by bringing a modern take on the  ”all-american” classic food…the HOT DOG, all via(…)

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

“Throughout New York Fashion Week, illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers is capturing the scene with impressionistic portraits of the fashion set.” -New York Times                                                                (…)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

“Its really important for me to reach out to all of these women all across the world who are feeling exactly how you are, not recognizing that their uniqueness is beautiful!”  -Cipriana     As 1 of 6 women from NY, selected by Vogue for their ‘My Life In Vogue’ mini-film series, I am excited to(…)

My Life In Vogue

My Life In Vogue

via: Vogue Magazine (March Issue)     “Starting on March 3rd Vogue.com brings you into the real lives of 6 brilliant young women -an educator, a musician, an actress, an asset manager, a design guru and a blogger-discovered on the streets of New York. In intimate mini films by See-Think’s Andrew Neel and Luke Meyer, these(…)