Tune In!

I’m so excited! Yours truly will be featured as part of the Blogger’s Roundtable on NPR’s News and Notes today. Tune in and tell me what you think!

Thinking About Transitioning?

Maybe you’ve been experiencing breakage, or maybe your hair’s pretty much damaged beyond repair. Maybe you want to make a style statement, or you want to stand out in the crowd. Maybe you just want a big change in your life, and your hair seems like a good place to start. Maybe you want to […]

Throwback Thursday

I’m not one of those people who makes lists of their top ten favorite everything (big shout-out to the specific friend of mine who does that, LOL) — but if I had to make a top ten list of my all time favorite Nineties R&B hits, Davina’s So Good would be all up in there. […]

Hey Mama

I’ve been thinking about Kanye West all day, following the news that his mother — Dr. Donda West, the former professor and chair of Chicago State University’s English department, author of Raising Kanye: Life Lessons From the Mother of a Hip-Hop Superstar, CEO of Super Good, the parent company of Kanye West Enterprises — had […]

Best. Episode. Ever

This whole season of Curb Your Enthusiasm has given me a newfound love for the show. Yes, Larry’s a total curmudgeon, but he was definitely more of a well-rounded and lovable curmudgeon this season. I don’t want to ruin anything for those of you who watch the show, and I don’t know if you all […]

Ask Afrobella — Ash, Begone!

I got a recent Ask Afrobella question that cracked me up and reminded me of an old college friend. You’d like to hear it? Here it goes. Hey Bella-ella-ella, When I was growing up on the island, my knees and legs would sometimes get ashy. But now that I live in cold-ass Canada, ashy has […]

Yet Another Jam from Back in the Day

I had such a great response to my last Eighties music post, I’m going to go back into the musical vaults more often. This week’s throwback jam is from 1990. The early Nineties were such an embarrassing, funny, great period of fashion and music. Dudes in spandex biker shorts doing the Roger Rabbit. Chicks with […]