A Powerful Message From Marsha Ambroisius

Photo by Fernando Leon

Marsha Ambroisius is everything I love and want to see more of in music today. Gorgeous and unique and talented beyond words. She’s an incredible songwriter and her singing can give me chills, it’s so beautifully melodious. Her album Late Nights, Early Mornings will be released on February 22, and the second single she’s released […]

Happy New Year from Afrobella!

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2010 was quite a rollercoaster, and I can’t say I’m sad to see it end. But it’s crazy to think that this isn’t just the end of a year, it’s the end of a decade. Wow! This past decade has been so extremely eventful. I’ve changed and grown SO much! Here’s to a bright new […]

RIP, Teena Marie

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They called her the “Vanilla Child,” the Ivory Queen of Soul, Lady T – she was the fire that stoked Rick James’ desire. But the world knew her best as Teena Marie – and just last night fans around the world were shocked to learn that she passed away over the holiday weekend. Details are […]

5 Absolutely Essential Christmas Songs

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Bellas! Fellas! I wish you all a very merry Christmas! It’s Christmas Day, and I hope you’re spending it with family and friends, enjoying great food, good times, and the music we’ve all grown to love over the years. I understand that naming this list 5 Absolutely Essential Christmas Songs is going to open things […]

The Last Afrobella Radio

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Bellas, it’s been an incredible six month experience. I’ve learned so much about myself in 2010 in general, and hosting Afrobella Radio has been a really important part of the journey. And Thursday December 16th – tomorrow morning, if you’re reading this now – the first part of that journey comes to an end. My […]

Titi, Miko, and the Miss Jessie’s BOGO!

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I’ve been writing this here blog for four years now, and I’ve learned that there are a few products that bring out a natural hair junkie’s cravings and opinions more than Miss Jessie’s. Whether it’s the Curly Pudding or the Baby Buttercreme or the Rapid Recovery Treatment – there’s a Miss Jessie’s product that natural […]

Tomorrow Afrobella Radio Returns with Special Guest Marcia Hamilton!

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Bellas, I must be honest with you – balancing life with travel with blogging with Afrobella Radio has been challenging. The show went on hiatus for a while as I figured out a schedule that worked for me. And then the stars aligned and I am happy to announce – from here till December I’ve […]