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Guest Post: Menswear

[Editors Note: This post is courtesy of Anup who wanted to guest post on menswear, being that we don’t show enough love for the menzes. Enjoy. Happy New Year!] Gone are the days when the word fashion was applicable only to women. Dressing like a professional helps you in opening the endless [...Read More]

January 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pumpkin Month Playlist

In celebration of my favorite season, autumn, aka, pumpkin season, aka. lots of pumpkin everything treats from Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks; herebelow is a great playlist I’ve put together.   Ps: I recommend you play the last song if you happen to work at a dead end job. It allows you to run [...Read More]

October 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

[Feature] MH the Verb: The Multifaceted MC

PS: Our dear lovely readers, there is an EY Giveaway. A USB  with MH the Verb music that also serves as an armband How to win:  Follow EY Mag on twitter and facebook. Secondly, guess what my favorite song is from his Waffles & Whiskies mixtape. Two weeks ago, on my way to the Shrine  (A [...Read More]

August 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Feature: [Pieces to the Puzzle: Mel Rivers]

Twitter [@ImMelRivers] Facebook [ImMelRivers] Download Pieces To The Puzzle Mixtape Mel Rivers is a young up and coming artist based out of NYC that I happened to bump into randomly in Manhanttan. His first question to me was, “Do you like hip-hop”. Without even thinking, I instantly [...Read More]

July 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

[VOD UP] Jaziel Brothers: Ndikuthembis’ Uthando

  This right here is my current jam!  The Jaziel Brothers are from South Africa with beautiful harmonious voices. You don’t have to understand their language, to appreciate their music.  The gist of the song is about trying to make a relationship work by taking things slow.   [...Read More]

May 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Interview [Shine Bryte like a….]

[click the image for interview] The image above is that of a young rising star out of Ghana by the name of Bryte who won the BigInGhana contest organized by Africa Unsigned, who I had the pleasure of interviewing last year. Thomas of AU, gave me an opportunity to guest blog/interview Bryte over at [...Read More]

January 17, 2013 // 0 Comments


How are ya guys doing?! Hope ya’ll are keeping warm and keeping your situation moisturized at all times. I don’t want any of our readers walking around with Gucci Mane looking lips in this winter season. Delurked so that I could address a feedback message we got. Trust, we do check our [...Read More]

December 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lend your support

Please join us in supporting the Salvation Army’s charitable cause this Christmas season…..if you are in L.A., they have a free concert lined up for ya’ll. It’s a long read, but worth [...Read More]

November 19, 2012 // 1 Comment

[Music Review] Yuri Koller “Open Doors”

Yuri Koller is a Toronto based vocalist, songwriter, and producer. His latest effort, Open Doors, came to us via a short sweet email from the man himself. It is a mashup of hiphop, RnB, and soul. Personally, I struggled to find any soul esque notes in his music, hence it just being a contemporary [...Read More]

November 11, 2012 // 2 Comments

Dear Friends

I just discovered two artistes, who I have never heard of. So, without further ado, say hello to Amel Larrieux and Brooke Fraser.  My God, these ladies are each talented with unique soulful voices. Ya’ll better add them to your [...Read More]

November 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

[Music Review] Milo & Otis “The Joy”

I was somewhere in a library, cranking out a report, when I decided to check in on one of my all time favorite blogs,  Fly. That’s how I stumbled upon this gem of an album! I never thought to do a review, until today. Before I do though, let me give you a little background information [...Read More]

October 25, 2012 // 3 Comments

[Music Review] Brandy’s Two Eleven

Release date: October 16, 2012 Label: RCA [Sigh!] Where do I begin and end with this album review, hold on tight to your seats. This captain is pissed. I’ve been looking forward to Brandy’s album return. There are not enough adjectives in the Oxford dictionary to describe the atrocity [...Read More]

October 15, 2012 // 29 Comments

[Review]: Faith Evans “R&B Divas”

Faith Evans is back with a bang, or probably it is just me hearing it. Well, let me clue you in about this bang. She is currently starring in her own reality show, featuring other sanging have beens: Nicci Gilbert, Monifah, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt. [I have a problem with folks that are [...Read More]

October 8, 2012 // 6 Comments

Help us serve you better

  Hi guys, Ms. EY here. I am interested in hearing from you guys directly. In a bid to improve our blogalicious services, I’m requesting that you comment, and provide us with glowing praise, constructive criticism, did I mention glowing praise? No, but seriously, we would love to hear [...Read More]

October 7, 2012 // 3 Comments

Oumou Sangare

Oumou Sangare!  [click on the image!!!] Ms. EY’s recap of a fantabulous weekend seeing one of her crashes, Oumou Sangare, live and direct in the flesh!!!!! Support our sister site [...Read More]

October 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

[VERY, absolutely RANDOM POST]

Currently, my hair is in small plaits that look like “who did it?” Seriously, I think that the song that perfectly fits the current state of my hair is Amazing Grace. So what does this have to do with the fact that China’s economy is going to overtake the U.S. sometime in 2020? [...Read More]

September 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

[Bus Chronicles] Coffee blessed of the Lord

Thanks to a coffee laden system, I did a quick run to the grocery store this evening, on a very energetic note, for pm hours. During check out, I noticed a man in line with what seemed like a Steve Harveyesque suit. Now, that I think about it, he was rather a hard to miss fellow, as he seemed to be [...Read More]

September 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

Bus Chronicles: Rental Blues

This past Monday,  Kai and I were on the bus and witnessed the most fill in the blank shit ever, for lack of a better descriptor. Seated across from us was a lady whom, we are going to refer to as Megan. Megan looked roughly around 34, could probably have been younger. But, from the looks of [...Read More]

September 8, 2012 // 4 Comments

[Review] Trey Songz “Chapter V”

RTrey Songz has a new album out entitled, Chapter V. Kai succinctly sums it up as: lacking depth, showing no growth, if anything, regressing creatively as an artiste. Scathing review but, as a fan, probably even stan simply put, I’m beyond devastated by this lackluster release of an album. [...Read More]

August 23, 2012 // 9 Comments

54interviews: Mokoomba!

Click the image to head on over to 54interviews for an exclusive with an exciting  fairly new Zimbabwe music group: Mokoomba! Tsk, tsk…….Ya’ll can’t say, I ain’t trying. I’ve been churning articles like crazy!! Oi. Thanks to good ol Dunkin Donuts iced [...Read More]

August 15, 2012 // 0 Comments


Hey guys! Click the image above, and head on over to 54interviews.  Just published an exclusively  hot interview with Africa Unsigned. Currently in a bikini because of the heat!! Support our sister site! She needs love, love, love and more love! She is attention starved…….head on [...Read More]

August 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Random Oddities.

  It’s 2:09 a.m. I’m supposed to be in lala (not that annoying woman! URRGH) land, but this insomnia from hell will not let me be great. At what you ask? Sleeping! I want to win an Olympic Gold medal for being the best sleeper with the longest sleeping record of all time! That [...Read More]

August 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

54 Interviews, Again! Hehehehehehehehe!!

This is a post dedicated entirely to promoting, our sister site 54interviews endeavors, again. To be quite honest, she has been treated like a step child for so long, it’s time she got her deserved shine.   A little bit of history, will help eh, diffuse (?) confusion as to who, what, where, [...Read More]

July 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

54 Interviews

Hi folks, 54 interviews has a brand new look. It’s fresh, clean, cutting edge (or so, she’d like to think), dope, all types of yummy and so much more. Click here!! Please show her some loooooove!! Add her on twitter AND like her on facebook. Let’s [...Read More]

July 17, 2012 // 3 Comments

Fashion Fuck Ups: BET RED CARPET

Lawwwwwwwwd hammmmmmmmmmercy! Did ya’ll watch the BET Awards?! Alright! If you didn’t I’ll do this year’s fashion recap. Kai, always does a fabulous job of letting ya’ll know what’s hot. Well then, I am here to tell you what’s hot not! Without further ado, [...Read More]

July 2, 2012 // 1 Comment

Following your dream

I’m in the process of finally realizing a longtime dream, of which I won’t go into detail until it comes to fruition. I’m African, and I believe in juju, very superstitious if you will. I don’t know whether my reader base is aware, but Benin is the cradle of vodoo in Africa, [...Read More]

June 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

54 interviews POW!

Our sister site 54 interviews has just posted!! She has just profiled Wale Tinubu, an oil magnate from Nigeria. Head on over, and see what the fuss is about! Alililililililililililililililililililililililili,the lioness has awaken from her sleep over @ 54! More posts to [...Read More]

June 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bus Chronicles: Staring Disease

Hey wassup folks! Missed ya’ll. Hope everyone is doing mighty well. Matter of fact, why don’t you guys drop your twitter handles at the comment section. We want to interact with our fans on a more personal level, twitter is where it’s at!  Nyhoo, Your resident Ms.Ey was at the [...Read More]

May 16, 2012 // 2 Comments

Bus Chronicles: Say what?!

First things first, I love love my new avi. I decided to finally put one up, hope you guys like the artistic bend to it. I especially, love her hair! Go naturals! Besides my mood being pleasant as always, the weather too was right behind the mentioned. The clouds were not letting up though, could [...Read More]

May 5, 2012 // 3 Comments

Commenting Policy

Dear Readers, It has come to our attention that some of the comments being made are not nurturing positive dialogues and/or healthy debates. As such, all our commentors are encouraged to refer to the comment page for what EY deems to be apt commenting practices. Otherwise, comments will be deleted [...Read More]

April 17, 2012 // 4 Comments

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