Do Yourself a Favor. Go See Fela!

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Recently I was lucky enough to go to Chicago’s glorious Oriental Theater to see Fela! the acclaimed Broadway musical about the life of late, great legendary Nigerian musician, activist, celebrity and larger than life personality, Fela Kuti. The musical is currently in Chicago until April 15, and I HIGHLY suggest you go see it while […]

Who’s That You See on QVC? It’s Me! It’s Me!

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Any excuse for a rhyme, right? I know I’m not the only one who loves the beauty brands for sale on TV – did you know home shopping began in 1977 with lime green can openers? The things you learn on Wikipedia! Look at how far things have come. Now so many of your favorite […]

And the Beautiful Textures Winners Are…

Bellas, you guys are intrigued by the Beautiful Textures line! Everyone had a different product they wanted to try — and the bonus is, the price point is excellent so you can afford to try the item you want, if you didn’t win this here giveaway. Beautiful Textures is available at Sally Beauty! Click here […]

Natural Hair Photo Diary – Kenya McGuire Johnson

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First Natural Hair Diary was over at Essence.com and then I brought the series over to Afrobella.com to save it. And then…I did what I always do, which is get overwhelmed and drop the ball. Which is a shame because I love the feedback I get from featuring your Natural Hair Diaries. These posts may […]

Williams Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves! Bellas, Behold The Fly Cut!

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When I look back in the annals of my own internet history and remember the blogs that first inspired me to dip my toe into the online waters, there’s a few that come most immediately to mind. Motown Girl. Concrete Loop. Crunk and Disorderly. Beauty Addict. FourFour. And Tia Williams’ Shake Your Beauty. In case […]

Beautiful Textures Review and Giveaway. Your Chance to Try My Faves!

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I already started gushing about Beautiful Textures in my Who’s Got Next post about up and coming natural hair brands. Allow me to gush a little bit more. Spoiler alert – there’s a giveaway for 10 lucky bellas at the end of this post! In Atlanta during Fro Fashion Week, Felicia Leatherwood was on hand […]

Esperanza Spalding On Fashion, The Oscars, and Radio Music Society

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She’s got beautiful hair and a stunning face, and she’s talented like nobody’s business. Esperanza Spalding has the whole package going for her. I’ve been a fan for a while now – remember this 2008 interview? Even then I knew she was going to be HUGE. So much has changed for Esperanza since then. She’s […]