Another year, another Academy Awards with a lack of nominees of color. While we always come dressed to impress on the red carpet, hopefully one day these "big time" awards shows will nominate us more for the films and music that features people of color...since they claim to love it so much. No worries, though. … Continue reading Oscars Red Carpet Wrap-Up 2020
Happy Monday and Happy December!! Over the weekend, I had the pleasure to go see Queen & Slim, the new film by famed director Melina Matsoukas and actress/producer extrodinare Lena Waithe. The movie was amazing all around: from the imagery, the acting, the fashion, the message, and the Blackness. While I am no film critic, … Continue reading Music Monday: Queen & Slim The Soundtrack
Beyonce' sure does know how to enjoy her weekend in style. Mrs. Carter went to a Queen & Slim movie event wearing a figure flattering Balmain Spring 2020 dress with a matching Balmain bag, styled by the legendary Zerina Akers. I love this look because it mixes sophisticated with casual. Easy to turn this into … Continue reading Weekend Style: Beyonce’
When I think about Missy Elliott, I think about some of the best times of my childhood: watching music videos attempting to learn every word and every dance move, singing songs at 14 years old and not learning the meaning of it until I was 20 (y'all know it happened to you, too!), and adopting … Continue reading Missy Elliott for Marie Claire Magazine, August 2019
For the last week of Black Music Month, I will be focusing on albums that I listen to time and time again, and will never get old to me. While it was hard to narrow it down, I was luckily able to. First up: Amerie... In 2002, Amerie came on to the scene with her … Continue reading My Favorite Albums: Amerie “All I Have”
So by now, most of you probably have a playlist comprised of the music that will be on heavy rotation for any event this summer. Songs that range from hip hop, to r&b, to reggae, to afrobeats, etc. While the summer is still young (technically it doesn't start until next weekend), there are a few … Continue reading My Summer Playlist… So Far
This is it guys. This is the day we have been waiting for since last year. THE SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF POSE!!! Oh, how I've missed this show. There have been plenty of shows that have grabbed my attention on the first episode, but Pose is just different. It made me feel a number of different … Continue reading Live… Werk… POSE Season 2 is Here!!