Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Tell us your name and where you are from?  My name is Jessica Marie Franklin, but some people might know me as Heygorjess! I’m from New Jersey.     How long have you been natural? 6 years, I did the BC going into my sophomore year of high school.     What do you do?(…)

My Fall Thrift Finds: Hat, Bag, and Shoes

My Fall Thrift Finds: Hat, Bag, and Shoes

It’s that time of year when I start breaking out the hats. Today was one of those days. I haven’t been thrifting since my trip to Austin TX back in July, and I actually haven’t shopped for clothes in months. I’m really happy about that :). But when my mum came for a visit about(…)

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(…)

Vogue: Getting Ready For The Met With Solange

Vogue: Getting Ready For The Met With Solange

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for more photos.   “Vogue followed me as I got ready with Humberto for the Met Ball. The Night was a dream.” -Solange   Stunning images as Vogue captures Solange getting ready before her attendance at The Met Gala.   via: Vogue Photos: Leslie Kirchhoff          (…)

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(…)

Artist: Keturah Ariel

Artist: Keturah Ariel

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos.   “We are all here for a purpose. Our mission is to discover exactly what our purpose entails. Mine is to create art. I was born with a paint brush in hand.”-Ariel       For more of Keturah Ariel’s work, including products for sale like these(…)