How Dreams Become Reality

How Dreams Become Reality

“This photo was taken with Q-Tip 6 years ago at the defunct Knitting Factory NYC location. I was performing that night and was so excited that Q-Tip came to see my show.       “I really appreciated that an artist of his caliber took the time to support an unknown talent. When I first(…)

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise (A photography book about the unique, colorful women of New York City)     (click photo for larger view)     My sister and I shot with Lee O’Connor over a year ago and I am truly excited to see the wonderful transformation of ‘Birds of Paradise’ since that moment. Find out(…)

300 Sandwiches

300 Sandwiches

“I am a writer living in Brooklyn with her boyfriend of two years, E. Though he is the better chef of the twosome, he is satisfied with her making him a sandwich every once in a while.   One day, I made E a turkey and swiss sandwich on toasted wheat bread. E got so(…)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

“My style kinda evolved more into color as I became more “awake”, awake meaning more spiritually aware of myself and everything around me. Just happy and peaceful and coming into exactly who I am.” -Reign     Via: stylelikeu Photo: Flyrus             Reign 

Have Faith In You; When Building Your Dream

Have Faith In You; When Building Your Dream

Photo: Hannan Saleh     Today to the date is the 3 year anniversary of Urban Bush Babes. Seems not so long ago on Sunday, April 1st 2011 Nikisha and I launched Urban Bush Babes and truthfully… we were nervous, excited and anxious to begin a space that means so much to us.    Before(…)

Style: Ramones On A Rooftop

Style: Ramones On A Rooftop

With warmer temperatures FINALLY upon our doorsteps in NY and sounds of ice-cream trucks officially confirming spring, I thought it would be a perfect time to admit my itsy bitsy slight obsession (or perhaps collection sounds better, lol) with band t-shirts.  I have about 50 band t-shirts now and always keeping an eye out for(…)

Pantene: New York Style & “Hair Inspiration” (Video)

Pantene: New York Style & “Hair Inspiration” (Video)

During the insanity of this past Fashion Week, my sis, TK Wonder and I were interviewed by Pantene on hair and style, with lovely guest Host, Jen Chae of ‘FrmHeadToToe‘ as they “hit the streets of New York to find out where to get stylish hair inspiration.” -Pantene         Photo: Who’sthefreshest

Film: The Godmother of Rock & Roll; Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Film: The Godmother of Rock & Roll; Sister Rosetta Tharpe

PBS American Masters presents the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso, Sister Rosetta Tharpe in this documentary film, “The God Mother Of Rock & Roll”, directed by Mick Csaky. Take a closer look at one of the true pioneers and innovators of Rock & Roll, who forged the way for(…)

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(…)