"I never wanted to be a celebrity. [...] I paint, draw, sew, design clothes, sculpt, build and raise children. Music is a great way to make money. But I don’t want to be a celebrity. I want to be able to go to the store and buy some milk."
There is something to be said about white privilege. Case in point, Vogue's recent article entitled, “We’re Officially in the Era of the Big Booty.” In my Tracee Ellis Ross voice, "Could somebody please tell my ass?" I thought we've been here all along.

For the firs time ever Chanel Iman and A$AP Rocky are appearing as a couple in a glossy and they are serving up much grace and sex appeal. This photo shoot for Vogue’s September issue is absolutely beautiful. From the perfectly overexposed photography to the beautiful moments of them dancing in very provocative Dirty Dancing inspired moves, we can’t help but to think how much sexier this would have been had they been dressed the same but were soaking wet. We may not have been able to take that though. READ MORE

With the rise of Instagram, came the oh so popular and sometimes hated “selfies.” A selfie is really a self portrait – taken normally with the front facing camera on one’s mobile device. I love taking pics of myself. I aways have. It comes from a place of not having many pictures taken of me as a baby. I thought my parents adopted me. I digress. READ MORE

Could you live three places for a year - all for self-discovery to find "everything" you're missing in life? I've come to realize that I don't need to leave home to have my own "ah ha!" moment...my own self-revelation.
When it comes to being a badass woman, who better to teach us the ways of the rebellious than the two ultimate rebels with a cause, original badass redheads Thelma and Louise?

These influential shows of yesterday and today featuring black women, by black women, and for black women have influenced and in many ways represent black female culture. Get ready to dust off your DVDs and queue up your streaming video subscriptions to invoke the nostalgia of black female friendships, love and even a little bit of (friendly) warfare. READ MORE

We love Macy for a variety of reasons. One of them happens to be for her music (an obvious given but just in case we needed to clarify) and one of the many others includes her hair (!!) in addition to her handsomely feminine, raspy voice, eclectic taste, bluntness and her presence in Lackawanna Blues. We’ll get back to her hair – that amazing hair – in a bit while we take this moment to find a space to dance around our office to her new single “Bang Bang.” READ MORE

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