What I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving

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The last few weeks have been rough, I can’t even front. Being sick always sucks, and at times within the past month it’s literally felt like the Mucinex commercials were being reinacted in my lungs. My site got hacked not once, not twice, but THREE times in succession. Just when I’d think everything was OK, […]

Treat Your Feet!

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Your feet are the working class heroes of your body. The journeymen. They’re probably the hardest working parts of your body. And if you’re like me, you don’t take care of them the way they deserve to be taken care of. Let me talk to you about my feet. Cause recently we’ve been having issues. […]

Afrobella On The Mend

If you can read this, you probably subscribe to my feeds. In which case, YAY! My site has been going through some major trials and tribulations since October 20, when I was hacked. I filmed a video about it today, explaining it all. So while my site is on the mend – you can still […]

Behind the Scenes of For Colored Girls

Kenneth Walker, Thandie Newton, and Whoopi Goldberg on the set of For Colored Girls

As the “mane” man on the set of Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls, key hairstylist Kenneth Walker had his hands full! He had to work with some of Hollywood’s top actresses, and with a variety of hair textures. Kenneth styled everything from Whoopi’s locs, to Thandie’s fine, light hair (I know Kenneth used and loved […]

Autumn Hair: Top 5 Deep Conditioners for Natural Kinks and Curls


The leaves have gone from gold to red, now they’re brown and dead. All around me are signs that the seasons are a-changing. And my hair hasn’t been dealing with it well at all. It’s a dry, frizzy nest of knots on top of my head. Of course the fact that I traveled to California […]

RIP, Gregory Isaacs – The Cool Ruler


What’s the hallmark of being an icon in your musical field? If your voice is instantly recognizable, if you’ve got at least three hit songs that just about anyone who hears your name will know immediately, if your name is mentioned in another song by other musicians in different genres to add credibility to their […]