On the first day of Kwanzaa we celebrate the first principle Umoja, meaning Unity. To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race. This is just what the Kwanzaa Crawl was all about, Unity. On December 26, thousands of people gathered together and flooded black-owned businesses. The fourth annual Kwanzaa Crawl consisted of 35 bars throughout Brooklyn and Harlem. When I received a text from my friend asking if I wanted to join in on the crawl, I sai
Hailing from the South Bronx, NY Mike Kuwan has always had the Hip Hop flow. In his new music video this hip hop artist gave us a feel of what life was like growing up the Bronx. Mike wrote his first song at the age of 13 and has now released his EP 'Bad Decision, Good Intentions'. Be sure to check out his new video 'On God’ and his new album 'Bad Decisions with Good Intentions' Check out the visuals for 'On God' Here:
Through the extremely awkward era of music and fashion, the 2010 decade brought us high fast technology, social apps, and streamed music. We have a lot to be thankful for as the decade ends, but first, let us reminisce on the sneaker fashion from 2009-2019. Featured Bonus** 2009 "Nike Air Yeezy" The original Nike and Kayne West Collaboration, Air Yeezy, has been a staple in sneaker fashion. This was the first time an entertainer shoe was just as successful as an athletes. Wes
Writer and rapper Steelo P. brings the vibe in new EP "Revibe" where he shares his artistic sounds to the world. Thursday in New York City, Steelo P. hosted his listening party as he allowed his friends and family to listen to his new project, which includes nine songs with absolutely no features. Take a listen to his new project and let us know how you like it: Click here for the music
If you didn’t know, well now you do. Most natural hair care lines sell gift sets. This will make your Christmas shopping much easier. If you know that your friend uses a certain product everyday, why not buy it for Christmas? I would be delighted to receive a hair care gift set. Be sure to check out Target and Walmart for more options. Here is a list of my favorite Christmas Gift Sets: Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Giftset Buy Here Cantu Winter Care and Repair Gift Set, Stre
For most Americans (with the exception of Joe Biden) it's clear that the stance on Marijuana has changed. We all know multiple states throughout the country have legalized weed, even the Nation’s Capital is weed friendly. Most of the anti-weed sentiment is based in draconian falsehoods, stereotypes, and quite frankly, ignorance. There’s no debate that weed is infinitely more safe than alcohol and tobacco, yet it is legal federally and in the case of alcohol, its big business.
Oh oh oh (oh oh oh oh) it’s the Tom Joyner Morning Showwwww! After 25 years, today was Tom Joyner’s last day on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. The Tom Joyner Morning Show has been a staple in the black community for years. It has gotten black families through their early morning routines. Tom Joyner was born and raised in Tuskegee, Alabama. His father Hercules L. Joyner was a former Tuskegee Airman and a member of the first group of African American pilots during World War II.
Robocalls are driving us all crazy. Most of us receive at least one call a day. Well, things will be changing thanks to the US House of Representatives. According to the NY Post, in a near-unanimous vote last week of 417-3, the House passed a bipartisan bill that will create new technologies aimed at identifying robocalls before they reach your phone. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence, or also known as the TRACED Act will now help the FCC, Feder
Be prepared to spend your coins on January 18, 2020. On Monday morning, Beyoncé announced that her Adidas x IVY Park line will be available January 2020. She teased us with Instagram post full of Adidas x IVY Park merchandise. Everything from grills, sneakers, jewelry, and apparel were featured. Ivy Park officially launched March 2016 and has been a big deal since then. When Beyoncé ’s Netflix special ‘Homecoming’ was released everyone wanted the pink and yellow hoodie she w
Photo Credit: Forbes Some of our favorite entertainers and athletes have made the ninth annual Forbes "30 Under 30" class of 2020 list. These entertainers and athletes have accomplished so much within 2019 and have earned their spot on the Forbes "30 Under 30" list for 2020. The entire list consists of 600 trailblazers in 20 industries. “The final product: a collection of bold risk-takers putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade. The future looks bright – take a pee