Black Business Week: Home Décor and Cuisine

  Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to Home Décor and Cuisine. Spruce up your living space with traditional African designs, calming candles, and delicately sculpted furniture. The cuisine section features black owned restaurants, lounges, and catering services. The art category will be listed in a separate post today. Home Décor Don't [...]

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SZA, Kaytranada, Soul II Soul, and more announced in the 2017 AfroPunk lineup

The 2017 lineup for AfroPunk has been released. The unique and unapologetic festival will be held on August 26th-27th in its annual location of Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, New York. So far, the fest will include SZA, Sampha, Willow Smith, Thundercat, Gary Clark Jr., Dizzee Rascal, and more along with veteran artist [...]

Princess Nokia releases music video for “Brujas”.

Princess Nokia collaborated with Asli Baykal for the visuals to, Brujas. The song is from her anticipated project, 1992. I love the natural curls and homage to her African, Native American, and Hispanic roots. Check out all the black and brown witchcraft beauty below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUcAPCxrSQs

Alicia Keys releases short film, “The Gospel”, directed by A.V. Rockwell

Alicia Keys releases short film, The Gospel, featuring music from her new album, Here. The visuals were directed by A.V. Rockwell. The film explores police brutality, young love, and womanhood in the inner cities of New York. Check it out below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byTHi57uxBg

New Mixtape Release: Princess Nokia – 1992

Princess Nokia formally known as Wavy Spice aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, has released her new mixtape, 1992.  The project is very New York, very grimy, and very unapologetically Afro-Latina. She released a video for the single Tom Boy earlier this summer. On the project, she speaks on her laid back style, Bruja culture, and the [...]