Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

Music: Christian Scott & Isadora Mendez Perform Live In Battery Park Tonight

If you you are in the New York area come join me tonight at Battery Park’s free concert series at 7PM tonight, with Grammy nominated Jazz Trumpeter/Producer/Composer, Christian Scott and Singer/Songwriter, Isadora  Mendez (along with the Christian Scott Quintet). Relax with the backdrop of the historic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, while watching this incredibly(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adeline Michèle. I am from Paris. I live in Brooklyn.   Photo: Mike Schreiber    How long have you been natural? Forever. I had one experience with hair relaxer at 9 years-old, that was it.     What do you do? Is there(…)

Exodus Goods

Exodus Goods

“Exodus Goods An Amalgam of individuals’s brewing together their passions and awareness for design, cultural aesthetics, and lifestyle. Widowing through each others lives as partners and tastemakers, we continue the journey together by way of New Orleans and present Exodus Goods; a boutique filled with stylish threads, bold accents, and a curated selection of contemporary(…)

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Jesse Boykins III: Love Apparatus Project

Love Apparatus jbiiimusic.com   “Creation is the vessel that molds life, without a woman art would not be so courageous. I find peace in openness, so I am grateful for the expression of self and I am aware of the power in vulnerability and the connection it brings about. Love Apparatus is for the heart(…)

Watch Lupita Nyong’o in “Braids”, An Original Vogue Short Film

Watch Lupita Nyong’o in “Braids”, An Original Vogue Short Film

“When I got back from school learning how to braid hair in Kenya, I also decided it was going to be my side hustle, I was going to make some money braiding people’s hair. So I went through the great troubles of creating a poster but I just didn’t have the heart to charge anyone(…)

Essence: Cipriana Quann On The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Vitamin D

Essence: Cipriana Quann On The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Vitamin D

A beautiful day at the beach can turn into a living nightmare for our hair if left unprotected from the sun. Although vitamin D is a necessity for our bodies, navigating your exposure to the nutrient as a transitioner can be a bit tricky because your hair is very fragile—especially at the line of demarcation.(…)

Cipriana featured in Cotton The Fabric Of Our Lives film; ‘Common Threads’

Cipriana featured in Cotton The Fabric Of Our Lives film; ‘Common Threads’

via: Cotton: The Fabric Of Our Lives   Wallpaper designer Payton Turner and fashion blogger Cipriana Quann live very different lives. See how cotton is the common thread that connects them in this Common Threads Film, directed by Ry Russo-Young.            Our mission at Cotton Incorporated is to promote the use of and desire for(…)

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Behind The Scenes: HBO Premiere of ‘The Leftovers’

Imagine if 2% of the world’s population (approximately 140 million people) inexplicably vanish? Well that is the reality in HBO’s new show ‘The Leftovers‘. Cordially invited by HBO, I attended the premiere on Monday June 23rd, held at NYU Skirball Center in New York. Armed with m&m’s, strawberry/banana gummy bears and dearest friend, I settled in to watch(…)

Poet/Performer Aja Monet

Poet/Performer Aja Monet

via: ajamonet.com   Described as “The true definition of an artist” by iconic Actor and Activist, Harry Belafonte, Poet/Performer, Aja Monet, uses words in a way that simultaneously creates silence and commands attention. In deep rich soothing monotones, her voice alone could be defined as a lullaby, if it wasn’t for the mesmerizing potency behind each prolific piece.   “The(…)