James Blake

James Blake

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. I had the chance to see English electronic music producer/singer/songwriter, James Blake, who performed at Terminal 5 in New York last week.   Trained as a pianist and singer since the tender age of 6, Blake drew inspiration not only from classical and jazz but American R&B, noting Stevie(…)

Mater Mea Tribute

Mater Mea Tribute

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. “Mater Mea was born from a simple idea…that mothers come from all different walks of life. It’s a truth that one sees while strolling down countless streets, but one that is rarely reflected online. And that’s where Mater Mea comes in — this site is a celebration(…)

International Hair & Beauty Show Ticket Giveaway

International Hair & Beauty Show Ticket Giveaway

Last week we announced our collaboration with the ‘International Hair & Beauty Show’ (IHS) taking place at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ on Sunday, May 19th from 10am-7pm, and Monday 20th from 10am-6pm. One of the largest multicultural trade shows in the country, you will see the latest techniques in hairstyling, coloring methods and makeup application right on(…)

My Latest Hair Regimen

My Latest Hair Regimen

I have done some tweaking with my hair regimen over this last year, so here is a list of products that are my staples and apart of my current regimen:   Shampoo: (Done once a week) -Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo -Sof n’ free Clarifying shampoo ( done every 2 weeks in(…)

Fashion Line “Della” for Urban Outfitters

Fashion Line “Della” for Urban Outfitters

The fashion line Della has collaborated with Urban Outfitters to sell beautiful handcrafted pieces. I am in love with the prints and the colors! I will take one of everything please!!! You can purchase these pieces at Urban Outfitters.   Della is a fashion line handcrafted by a community in Ghana, West Africa. The passionate,(…)

Style Like U: Artist, Shantell Martin (video)

Style Like U: Artist, Shantell Martin (video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos and video. “I’m from London and I have 4 blonde sisters and a blonde brother, we have a different dad. Growing up in a very white working class environment and being brown with an afro, kinda already put me on the outside, so I was able to(…)

Mengly & Ousmane

Mengly & Ousmane

Mater Mea is a incredibly breathtaking “bimonthly online magazine that celebrates the lives of high-profile women of color as they balance work and motherhood. Using stunning photographs and in-depth profiles, readers are immersed into the lives of awe-inspiring women in the most intimate settings: at home, with their children.”–Mater Mea   Mengly & Ousmane  (…)

Urban Bush Babe: Sanetra Stewart

Urban Bush Babe: Sanetra Stewart

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Sanetra Stewart and I am originally from Corpus Christi, Tx but I’ve lived in Austin for over 10yrs.     How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for uuuum I don’t even remember, it’s been that long. I’ll guess maybe 8(…)

Dessert Recipes: Queen of Quinoa

Dessert Recipes: Queen of Quinoa

Quinoa: ”a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, or grain, as it is not a member of the true grass family. As a chenopod, quinoa is closely related to species such as beets, spinach and tumbleweeds.” (-wikipedia)   Belonging to a class all of its own this imposter of a grain has the highest protein content of(…)

Artist: Kenturah Davis

Artist: Kenturah Davis

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos & video. “The core of my work oscillates between portraiture and design, exploring themes related to the body, language and the formation of identity. From rendering a figure by writing a text repetitively to sewing highly individualized uniforms, my work unpacks layers of meaning embedded in how(…)