Exclusive Bantu Wax Giveaway

Exclusive Bantu Wax Giveaway

Featured photos: Oroma Elewa   “Since its birth, bantu has been made in Africa, by Africans, sustainable & fairly, and that will never change. What is changing is Africa…   With over 1 billion people, more than half under 20 years of age —Africa today is quite literally the future of the world — and the future of(…)

Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Walking at just 8 and a half months old, these gifted sisters were meant to dance and have been ever since. Meet the beautiful Lindsay twins; Imani and Nia, who were recently accepted into The American Ballet Theatre’s “Young Dancer Summer Workshop” on half scholarship. The American Ballet Theatre or “ABT” is recognized as one of the world’s leading classical(…)

Rog Walker: Preview of Textured Cities

Rog Walker: Preview of Textured Cities

Textured Cities: An extensive, ongoing photo documentary chronicling the unique people, places and things that populate cities across the globe. In this printed first volume Photographer Rog Walker highlights distinct day to day elements that add to the subtle character within various neighborhoods.”     Purchase ‘Textured Cities: New York’ here

Purple Magazine: Erykah Badu

Purple Magazine: Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu in Givenchy for Purple Magazine Photos: Karim Sadli Givenchy‘s Creative Director: Riccardo Tisci                        

Behind The Scenes of Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere & After Party + Watch Preview Of First Episode

Behind The Scenes of Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere & After Party + Watch Preview Of First Episode

Spring may be here but winter is coming. Cordially invited by HBO my sister and I attended the highly anticipated ‘Game of Thrones‘ season 4 premiere, held in New York, at Lincoln Center‘s Avery Fisher Hall. Unlike other high-profiled premieres, HBO partnered with Facebook to telecast the night’s initial festivities, treating the core of the show’s success…the(…)

Harper’s Bazaar: The Cool Girl On The Block

Harper’s Bazaar: The Cool Girl On The Block

Photos: Julia Noni  Fashion Editor: Joanna Hillman via: Harper’s Bazaar       “Everyone talks about how, in your 30s, all of these growing pains transition into wisdom and you feel more self-assured and confident, but I think I had a bit of a jump-start on that at 27,” she says. “For the first time(…)

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(…)