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AfroPunk Fest Lands in Brooklyn!
For over 10 years, the AfroPunk Festival has united music fans from all ages, genders, political beliefs and orientations–all for the love of music! The 2-day weekend fest included concerts, an AfroPunk ball and parties in Manhattan and Brooklyn from August 21-23, 2015. The annual music festival began in 2005 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)Continue reading “AfroPunk Fest Lands in Brooklyn!”
Long Island Student Accepted to ALL 8 Ivy League Schools
Kwasi Enin, the son of Ghanaian parents, was recently accepted to all eight of the Ivy League schools! Enin, a student of William Floyd High School in Long Island, received acceptance letters to the following Ivy League colleges and universities: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania. It is a remarkableContinue reading “Long Island Student Accepted to ALL 8 Ivy League Schools”
Beauty Fans Rejoice! Sephora is Coming to Brooklyn! #SephoraBK
If you love perfume, makeup, body butters and more, then celebrate the Brooklyn grand opening of every New Yorkers’ favorite beauty store, Sephora. That means no more trekking to Manhattan, unless you really want to. . .the location at Times Square is pretty hard to resist. Anyway, spread the word to other members of yourContinue reading “Beauty Fans Rejoice! Sephora is Coming to Brooklyn! #SephoraBK”
Restoration Rocks 2013 with Big Daddy Kane, Chrisette Michele and Questlove!
Hey!! I just wanted to share a piece I wrote for Restoration Rocks! It was a great event as you’ll see with the photos below. Click on the words below to read the article and see the pics below: Restoration Rocks Recap Enjoy! Jen
Kat Dahlia, photo from http://www.rap-up.com I want to share the music of this new, Cuban-singer who hails from Miami, FL named Kat Dahlia. See her video, “Gangsta” for yourself: Gangsta Video Also, see this clip of Kat Dahlia on BET’s website. Who new she was such a big fan of blues pioneer, B.B. King? Kat’s uniqueContinue reading “Gangsta!”
Get Pumped for Beyonce at Halftime!
Beyonce will definitely be doing lots of body poppin. If you want to get your body ready for dancing for halftime, get warmed up with her “Let’s Move Campaign” video, an initiative by First Lady Michelle Obama. Let’s go Bey! #superbowl47
Emeli Sande Drops Her New Album, Our Version of Events!
The British are coming! The British are coming! I have as much excitement as Paul Revere with the British, but in a positive way, of course. Over the past few years, there have been many soul singers imported to the U.S. from Britain like Amy Winehouse (until her untimely death), Adele and now Emeli Sande.Continue reading “Emeli Sande Drops Her New Album, Our Version of Events!”
Black Girls Rock! Queens Camp Apply Now!
Black Girls Rock!, the wonderful organization for teen girls led by former model and DJ, Beverly Bond will host its 2nd “Queens Camp” this summer. Black Girls Rock will hold the two-week leadership camp in Rhinebeck, NY. If you want to enhance your leadership skills, apply to this camp by May 15! Click here forContinue reading “Black Girls Rock! Queens Camp Apply Now!”
New Video for “Blessed” by Jilly from Philly
Happy Monday! Check out the new video from Jill Scott. It’s a great song for a rainy Monday: Video for Blessed Peace, Jen