Shea Butter Baby, Too Relatable

Ari Lennox released her latest studio album, “Shea Butter Baby” and it’s definitely a coming of age album. From top to bottom, Lennox sings about all of the things that 20-somethings can relate to– from…

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Self Care Sunday with Black Girl in Om

Self care presents itself in many ways. This past weekend, I experienced it in a physical form. HBO and Black Girl In Om collaborated to end Essence Festival in a most serene way for Self…

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A Black Lady Sketch Show

This weekend over 1 million “Black ladies” gathered in New Orleans for the 25th annual Essence Fest. Her Modern Life was invited to the HBO Loft for a series of events centered around the celebration…

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Girl Power: Uncensored with Jae Nash

Professionally, Jae Nash does many things. If you live in Atlanta you’re probably familiar with her work on V103 or with The Atlanta Voice. But how does she define herself? Jae Nash is a mother.…

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Queen of Hip Hop Soul: A timeline of Mary J. Blige’s blonde hair

Tiawndrea Ware Mary J. Blige is the undisputed queen of Hip Hop Soul. Her raspy vocals and relatable lyrics cemented her as one of the most influential singers of all time, with blonde hair to…

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