Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Available Now: Curren$y Unveils New 'Jet Life' THC Soda and Gummies

The Highest level of Refreshment. 
Spitta delivers his passion for Mary, Mary, Mary in a new format that Lifers will certainly appreciate.  Long overdue, Jet Life THC and THC gummies are now on the market!  Available in a distinct flavor of grape lemonade, both products contain premium THC extracts.  In case you were pondering, they are 100% legal.

{Personal Post} PHOTOS: Sally Beauty x The Black Hair Experience "Rooted In Success" Event

Sally Beauty partnered with the Black Hair Experience for an immersive event celebrating hair, community, and culture.  'Rooted in Success' offered product demonstrations, panel conversations to fireside chats, several photo ops, and complimentary products from brands at the 'Black Beauty Boutique'.  Hundreds of people came out to support.  The line was CRAZY, but it was worth it!  Here's a glimpse...

Monday, April 15, 2024

Stokley Transforms Into Rick James in New Live on Stage Play

The kind you don't take home to Motha.
Songwriter, Producer, Musician, and Lead Singer of the Group... Mint Condition.  THAT Stokley.  Taking on a new challenge, he transforms into the incomparable icon, Rick James.  Super Freak: The Rick James Story brings the journey of his energetic life of highs and lows (double entendre intended) live on center stage.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Sister Souljah Announces a New Installment to The Coldest Winter Ever, "Love After Midnight"

{Warning: SPOILERS Ahead for 'The Coldest Winter Ever" and "Life After Death"}

The Winter Santiaga story is not over.  Sister Souljah has resurfaced with an announcement of the new 384-page installment, "Love After Midnight".  This novel is said to pick up where we left off... confirming that Winter is alive and is back making her own world once again.  Midnight being in the title could be alluding to his character presence in this one possibly.  It's described as a 'hip-hop hood style, global romantic comedy'.  Interesting.  

I'm gonna be real with ya'll...

Serena Williams Launches Makeup Line- WYN Beauty

Serving on and off the court.  Legendary and Record Breaking Tennis Player, Serena Williams, has launched her own makeup line- WYN Beauty.  The line was developed with the idea of makeup 'you can move in' and contains clean, high-performing ingredients that improves the skin.   

The brand's color is Chartreuse, which represents energy and audacity.  It, also, undeniably is the color of a tennis ball.  Great play.

Now Available: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg Officially Release Canned Cocktail, "Gin & Juice"

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Together, we always try to create magic, we’re having fun being creative, and everything about this product is really us.
 -Dr. Dre

Laid back.
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg have officially released their canned cocktail, fittingly named after their 1994 hit song, "Gin & Juice".  Containing 5.9% ABV, the brand delivers a 4-pack for each of their four flavor options: apricot, citrus, melon, and passionfruit.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024


Dupont Underground commemorated Women’s History Month with their 2nd Annual Women’s showcase: THOUGHTS, QUESTIONS & SHIT TO SAY.  This exhibition featured women artists' within the region and celebrated the complexity of being a woman in general.  Several works reflected authentic narratives that many of us can resonate with.  A space where we can be seen.

Hennessy Debuts 'Made for More' Campaign... Starring Damson Idris and Teyana Taylor

Damson Idris and Teyana Taylor are two exploding artists, and I wanted to ensure we captured their essence. Even when he’s playing, Damson exudes style! And Teyana is just the epitome of cool. I think these qualities shine through in spades and fit perfectly with this new direction for Hennessy.
-Andreas Nilsson/Director of the 'Made for More' ads

Hennessy Very Special (which in this case should stand for Very Sexy) debuts their new campaign 'Made for More' starring hollywood heartthrobs, Damson Idris and Teyana Taylor.  The campaign aims to explore the infinite versatility of Hennessy Very Special with aesthetically pleasing visuals and introductions of several Hennessy cocktail recipes such as the Hennessy Margarita, Hennessy Honey Highball, Hennessy Pineapple and more.

Rapper Trina Unveils New Memoir, "Da Baddest", with Foreword by Missy Elliott

I can't wait to share my story with you all!!!

Katrina 'Trina' Taylor has announced her memoir, Da Baddest, featuring a foreword from her good friend/legend Missy Elliott.  Published by Simon & Schuster, Da Baddest will channel Trina's 'coming of age' story in Miami, FL through her rise to stardom and present day legacy.  

Sunday, April 7, 2024

{Personal Post} PHOTOS: 'Art of Pink' in the Park

It's Cherry Blossom season!  'Art of Pink' in the park is one of the many events this month in lieu.  It featured live mural paintings, games, art activities, food, music, and vendors.  Though very windy, the temps weren't too bad.  Celebrating artists, makers, and small businesses.

Tracee Ellis Ross Introduces New Hot Iron for Her "PATTERN Beauty" line

And so, from the beginning of launching Pattern, I have wanted to reintroduce heat in a way that our customer could have access to possibilities, explore new styles, cut style time down, and still keep the health of their hair up to par.

Tracee Ellis Ross introduces a new 3-in-1 interchangeable curling iron for her line, Pattern Beauty.  The new styling tool heats up within 30 seconds from settings of 250 degrees to 425 degrees, distributing even heat through the ceramics.  Its 3 barrels are set for specific styles:
 3/8"- natural corkscrew/tight curls
3/4"- defined curls
1"- classic curls

Big Sean Announces Upcoming Wellness Book, "GO HIGHER: Five Practices for Purpose, Success, and Inner Peace"

Find that peace that's so hard to find in this world...

Rapper/Actor Big Sean announced via video message that he is adding the title Author to his resume.  The Detroit, MI native gushed excitedly about his upcoming 240 page guidebook on mental wellness-  GO HIGHER: Five Practices for Purpose, Success, and Inner Peace.  It focuses on Sean's personal journey of inward reflection, self-acceptance, and so forth.  Accepting, Strategizing, Trying, Trusting, and Manifesting.

I've always been about like speaking from the heart.
Following your intuition...