My Hair Journey: Tips For Longer & Healthier Hair

Since starting my beauty series on this blog I’ve really enjoyed sharing all of the things that has worked for me with others. I hope my last post on How to Get Longer Stronger Nails In Just A Week  helped many of you.  I want to now share some tips for helping your own head... Read more »

Nas & Hennessy Party In Chicago Celebrating The Illmatic Tour

Nas & Hennessy Party In Chicago Celebrating The Illmatic Tour
In conjunction with the release of Nas: Time is Illmatic, Nas  followed up the film with a tour. He made is way to The Venue in Hammond, IN for a huge screening of the movie, as well as, a stellar performance. Fans, far and wide, got a double dose of Nas this Friday. Before things... Read more »

How To Get Longer Thicker Lashes In Less Than 10 Minutes

How To Get Longer Thicker Lashes In Less Than 10 Minutes
Yes, you read the title right. This is definitely a beauty secret that I must share with the ladies. The most popular trend today, outside of having a big bottom and small waist like Kim Kardashian, is long lashes. If you’re a beauty enthusiast like myself you’ve more than likely tried all of the tricks... Read more »
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New Music: Aaron Camper "My Heart"

New Music: Aaron Camper "My Heart"
Aaron Camper is not new to the music scene, this talented singer/songwriter has worked with the likes of: Justin Timberlake, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Eric Roberson and more. In 2008, Aaron earned a GRAMMY nomination, and his music can be heard as the theme song for the Queen Latifah Show. -GoodGirlPR Right now,  it’s Aaron’s... Read more »

Movie Review: Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Movie Review: Nas: Time Is Illmatic
Nas: Time Is Illmatic Movie Review   On Thursday October 2nd,  Tribeca Films had its Chicago release for Nas: Time is Illmatic at the Music Box Theater. It was a sold out screening– not a seat in the theater went empty. I’ve only seen  the promotional banners for this film, not a trailer, so I... Read more »

Nas: Time Is Illmatic Writer Erik Parker Talks About How It Was Working With Nas, Social Change & Hip Hop

Nas: Time Is Illmatic Writer Erik Parker Talks About How It Was Working With Nas, Social Change & Hip Hop
After seeing the film Nas: Time is Illmatic, I enjoyed the film so much that I wanted to write a review about it as well as get a couple of words from the people involved in making such a profound film. Erik Parker took the time out to give more insight about the film, how... Read more »
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The Aahh Fest Was Simply Aahhmazing

The Aahh Fest Was Simply Aahhmazing
Despite the rain, the Aahh Fest brought the sunshine. Held yesterday in Union Park the festival brought many people from all walks of life who have one thing in common (no pun intended): Hip Hop. The festival highlighted many local Chicago youth acts and some heavy hitters like: McLyte, Lupe Fiasco De La Soul and... Read more »

If Not Now, When?

It’s June, and I wonder how many 2014 New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside. In the euphoria of new beginnings and the anticipation of a fresh year waiting to be stepped into, we make promises to ourselves to change – anything, everything. It doesn’t matter what that eager pledge was. But if you’ve found... Read more »

Fred Savage is Opening Night Guest at Cinefest

Fred Savage is Opening Night Guest at Cinefest
Actor, director and producer Fred Savage made his way to Chicago on May 8th to be the guest speaker for the 10th Annual CineYouth Festival held at Columbia College. The three-day festival showcased short films from young aspiring filmmakers ages 21 years and younger. At the opening event, Savage, a Chicago native,  discussed his career... Read more »
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The Steve & Marjorie Harvey 2014 Gala A Huge Success

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey 2014 Gala A Huge Success
On May 3, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago, The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation hosted a gala to benefit the non-profit organization’s nationwide mentoring programs and scholarships for boys and girls. The night was filled with laughs, entertainment, and encouragement. The empowering event garnered several supporters including actress Holly Robinson Peete, supermodel Cynthia Bailey (Real Housewives... Read more »
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