Afrobella Interviews Jill Scott — Wisdom, Wit, and Light Of The Sun

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During my interview with Jill Scott, she impressed me as a woman who can’t be reduced to a soundbite. Jill Scott gives a thoughtful, considered answer to every question you ask her. Excerpting one sentence or snipping a quote won’t work. When Jill responds to a question, there’s nothing flippant or offhanded about it. When […]

Afrobella on Michael Baisden!

Michael Baisden

Last week Thursday, I had the honor of being interviewed in a brief segment on The Michael Baisden Show. And bellas, I don’t think it could have gone ANY better! The original topic was all about why women cut their hair after a relationship. But soon it turned into a let’s-learn-more-about-your-awesome-blog and I loved listening […]

Rihanna’s Concert Hits Chicago!

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Bellas, I’m still on a high from Rihanna’s concert in Chicago on Wednesday! Thanks to my friends at Roc Nation, I came back from the Bali Style Summit in NYC (more to come on that soon!) — got off the plane, showered and changed into my fiercest outfit, then headed over to see Rihanna, live […]

Sam Fine Gives You Cover Girl’s Best Summer Beauty Looks!

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If you follow celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine on Twitter, you know that he’s a rare and special kind of makeup artist. Sam offers sage advice on products and cosmetics application for women all shades of beautiful, while interracting with his fans in an unpretentious and fun ongoing conversation. But here’s a bit of helpful […]

The Afrobella Interview – Janet Mock

Janet Mock interview

I’ll be honest — when I first read Janet Mock’s brave and beautiful confessional to Marie Claire, I Was Born A Boy, I wasn’t so much shocked by the headline as I was awestruck by Janet’s beauty. LOOK AT HER. Look at that hair, look at that skin, look at that smile. Janet Mock is […]

The Afrobella Interview – Miss Jill Scott. Part 1

Jill Scott interview

I’ve been fortunate enough to interview a wide variety of famous folks through the years. Enough to be able to honestly say – not every celebrity is an interesting person. Not every celeb is a scintillating conversationalist. You don’t walk away from every interview thinking, wow – I’d love to be friends with this person […]

Inside Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular!

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There are moments when I gotta pinch myself and ask the question — is this really happening? Is this MY LIFE? One of those moments took place less than two weeks ago, when I was invited by my friends at Dove to attend Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular at the United Center. I was told I could […]