There are few Instagram accounts that can make us spend Pinterest type time wandering down into the depths of images that go way back. We’re talking way, way back. Weeks and weeks and more back. Loza Maléombho’s account is one of those few. If you’re not familiar with the Abidjan-based designer and amazing creative behind her womenswear label that carries her namesake, we suggest that you take these next few minutes to hammer her name into your memory. And her creative selfies. And her clothes. And these bad ass sandals. Once you’re not distracted by her textile allure, return to her #AlienEdit series. Look at them and be inspired because, life. READ MORE
We have not had new music from TLC since the early 2000s so we're ready for this new album. Now, let us compose ourselves and get our credit cards ready while we blast some "Baby Baby Baby" and try to float down the hallway.
It’s such serendipity that we've stumbled back upon V Bozeman at this important time in history for Black America. Her voice. Her lyrics. So amazingly beautiful. So much Black truth.
The musical duo that’s composed of Jillian Hervey (Vanessa Williams’s daughter and the Lion Babe herself) and producer Lucas Goodman is delivering up some smoky, smooth sounds.
Listen to her lyrics and finally admit that Willow Smith does not present your average case of sameness but instead is a young lady who is about to light the sky on fire.
"I’m interested in the journey. I’m interested in the adventure of working with different people, and I guess as soon as you sit on your laurels and can go, 'Well, aren’t I great?'—that’s just the beginning of the end."
"There was no equivalent expression for I love you in Yoruba. If you love someone, you show them," her father liked to say. How love is expressed through various relationships but particularly through family and how it spans continents springs from the pages of this beautiful novel.
Her newest LP is classic Amel full of powerful emotion laced over beautiful, soulful, poetic, pitch perfect vocals. She harmonizes her way through this album like crazy making us remember why we miss her voice so much.