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Celebrating Maya Angelou
[ 1 ] May 28, 2014 |

Celebrating Maya Angelou

How Maya Angelou, one of the world’s greatest Visionaries, has impacted my life as a writer.

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Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots
[ 3 ] May 22, 2014 |

Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots

Erykah Badu teamed up with OkayAfrica to find out where her lineage traces back to in Africa on her mother’s side. Watch: LOL at “Time is for White people.” Man, “African Time” is definitely very real. But anyway, I’d can’t wait to hear what new music she’s working on, especially if there will be musical […]

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Pharoahe Monch Gets Candid With Melissa Harris-Perry About Mental Illness
[ 2 ] April 14, 2014 |

Pharoahe Monch Gets Candid With Melissa Harris-Perry About Mental Illness

Pharoahe Monch reveals his own struggles with depression on his newest album ‘PTSD.’

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Music

Get to Know Ghanaian Soul Singer Jojo Abot
[ 1 ] April 19, 2015 |

Get to Know Ghanaian Soul Singer Jojo Abot

Jojo Abot prepares to release “Fyfya Woto.”

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G Vids: Somi in “Ginger Me Slowly”
[ 0 ] March 23, 2015 |

G Vids: Somi in “Ginger Me Slowly”

Somi releases a new video for “Ginger Me Slowly.”

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G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi
[ 0 ] February 24, 2015 |

G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi

Ibeyi’s debut album channels their Afro-Cuban ancestry.

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TV and Film

Documentary Explores South Africa’s Post Apartheid Generation
[ 0 ] May 14, 2014 |

Documentary Explores South Africa’s Post Apartheid Generation

This journeyman documentary examines the question, “What Does it Mean to be Born in Free South Africa?”

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Checking Back in With ‘Alpha Girls’ Episode 4
[ 0 ] March 26, 2014 |

Checking Back in With ‘Alpha Girls’ Episode 4

A late post on MNet America’s Alpha Girls episode 4.

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Cool Web Series Alert: Mnet’s ‘Alpha Girls’
[ 2 ] March 12, 2014 |

Cool Web Series Alert: Mnet’s ‘Alpha Girls’

“Alpha Girls” is a new web series that explores the respective career grinds of Miss Lawn, Tokimonsta, SooJoon and Mina Kwon.

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Travel

G Travels: Vignettes From Exploring Ghana
[ 1 ] January 5, 2015 |

G Travels: Vignettes From Exploring Ghana

Video vignettes from my exploration of Ghana last year.

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Talib Kweli Explores Johannesberg With Cassper Nyovest
[ 0 ] December 15, 2014 |

Talib Kweli Explores Johannesberg With Cassper Nyovest

Talib Kweli and South African rapper Cassper Nyovest explore Johannesberg.

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Travel Recap: Favorites From London and Curacao
[ 0 ] August 4, 2014 |

Travel Recap: Favorites From London and Curacao

Some of my favorite travel pieces from trips to London and Curacao.

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Makeup and Beauty

Lupita Nyongo Shows Vogue Mag Her Hair Braiding Skills [Video]
[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

Lupita Nyongo Shows Vogue Mag Her Hair Braiding Skills [Video]

Lupita Nyongo shares the story of how she learned how to braid and why she loves black hair.

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Santigold Goes Glam Rock With Smashbox Cosmetics
[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |

Santigold Goes Glam Rock With Smashbox Cosmetics

Smashbox cosmetics tapped Santigold for a makeup collaboration called “The Santigolden Age.”

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Body of Royalty Serves up Beauty For Business
[ 2 ] January 15, 2014 |

Body of Royalty Serves up Beauty For Business

The CEO’s behind Body of Royalty explain how two ambitious men got involved in the female dominated makeup industry.

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Health and Fitness

Pole Crush: Crystal Belcher Performs “Strange Fruit”
[ 1 ] August 21, 2013 |

Pole Crush: Crystal Belcher Performs “Strange Fruit”

Crystal Belcher dances to Nina Simone’s version of “Strange Fruit” at the 2013 US National Pole Championships 2013.

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Pole Dancer Crush: Dalijah Franklin
[ 3 ] August 10, 2013 |

Pole Dancer Crush: Dalijah Franklin

I have a pole dancer crush on Dalijah Franklin who recently won her division at the 2013 Atlantic Pole Fitness Championships.

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Bridget Bardot on How Pole Dancing Changed Her Life
[ 0 ] August 8, 2013 |

Bridget Bardot on How Pole Dancing Changed Her Life

Australian pole dancer Bridget Bardot shares how pole dancing changed her life and how she got the courage to enter Australia’s Encore show case.

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The Lady Lyricist Series: LIKWUiDity in Motion

The Lady Lyricist Series: LIKWUiDity in Motion

[ 0 ] January 12, 2015 |

LIKWUiD Stylez (née Faybeo’n Mickens) is a Southern Belle, the remix. She rhymes with a ferocity comparable to a boxer’s hands, has the musical ear of a skilled composer and an unapologetically unique sense of style from her signature Afro to the fresh kicks on her feet. The Columbia, South Carolina-raised lyricist, who currently resides […]

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Dres Presents a Lesson in Fatherhood in ‘Propagation’

Dres Presents a Lesson in Fatherhood in ‘Propagation’

[ 0 ] January 6, 2015 |

Dres schools his son in “Propagation.”

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G Vids: Blitz the Ambassador Ft. Seun Kuti – ‘Make You no Forget’

G Vids: Blitz the Ambassador Ft. Seun Kuti – ‘Make You no Forget’

[ 3 ] November 28, 2014 |

Blitz the Ambassador presents the video for “Make You no Forget,” shot in Accra.

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