Articles by Kai @embraceyoumag

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FASHION FEATURE: Busola Coutts

There’s something about Busola Coutts that catches the eye. Whether it’s her infectious smile or admirable style, you can’t help but do a double take. I discovered The Fashion Stir Fry, which is the name of Busola’s blog, via chictopia and I just had to feature her on EY. [...Read More]

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Single Review: “Sorry” by Meg Myers

Meg Myers never ceases to amaze me. This talented woman blows my mind with every song she graces us with and her latest, Sorry, is no different. Wow. This single has replaced Desire as my new addiction. I just can’t stop listening to it. Sorry has everything and then some that represents [...Read More]

May 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Discover Bryan McPherson in ’10’

Los-Angeles based, Boston-bred folk-punk troubadour Bryan McPherson is set to release his third album, the dynamic Wedgewood via O.F.D. Records on June 10th.  Melding Americana, folk, alternative, and punk into one incendiary, incisive sound, Bryan pays homage to influences such as Bob Dylan, [...Read More]

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rose Tones – Hair & Makeup with GlamTwinz

Like many others on YouTube, I’m a fan of the GlamTwinz channel, especially their hair videos. I’ve just started watching more of their beauty videos and think they’re just as impressive. Click on the image above to check out Kendra’s latest GRWM and see the list of products [...Read More]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Alana

I love to peruse chictopia in search of fashionistas to feature on EY, and I’m thrilled to have come across Alana because her style is inspiring and so dope. I like how she coordinates her outfits and she mixes things up sometimes. Alana lives in Rio de Janeiro. Check out my favorite looks [...Read More]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Friday Melodies: “Boy & Girl” by Scarlette

I love this beautiful song by the very talented Scarlette Fever, so much so that it’ll be my weekend addiction. Check out her breathtaking performance and please download “Boy & Girl” on iTunes. Support the artist! Scarlette Fever is a UK artist bound to make waves across the [...Read More]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Laila Biali Takes ’10’

It’s such a pleasure to have the wonderful Laila Biali on our site. Do check out our exclusive interview with Jazz artist, and continue below to learn some quick things about her: Love, and be loved. Ebullient and affectionate. (Puppy love!) Daily prayer. Yoga (when I can fit it in). Prepping [...Read More]

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

’10’ Things To Know About Kristyna Myles

Kristyna Myles’ music is like a breath of fresh air, so it’s quite a delight that she not only did an interview for EY, but she’s next to take on our traditional 10 quickies. Check out her cool answers below: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me I wasn’t [...Read More]

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Yummy Moments: Hawaiian Fried Rice

I just came across this recipe and I’m really looking forward to trying it. This Hawaiian fried rice dish looks super delicious, especially when there’s pineapple and ham in the mix. Click here or on the image for the full recipe.  Credits: [...Read More]

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Monday Melodies: “Disaster” by JoJo

I absolutely love this talented lady. I just don’t understand why she’s underrated and it seems like the music industry won’t give her chance. I mean, who doesn’t love JoJo? I remember jammin to “Leave (Get Out)” and “Too Little Too Late“, among other [...Read More]

March 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Villafan in ’10’

Los Angeles based artist Villafan is next to take on our traditional ‘1o quickies’. Not familiar with the name? Well, you should be. His soulful voice is a reminder of how music should make you feel from the inside out. Songs that are not only timeless but touches the heart. I literally [...Read More]

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nutless Banana Bread Recipe

I love baking, and I have to say I enjoy baking more than cooking. That’s just me. So I’m always looking to try different recipes and while doing that today, I realized I’ve never tried making a banana bread on my own. So, thanks to simplyrecipes.com, I’m going to give it [...Read More]

February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

2015 Grammy Awards Red Carpet

The Grammys is probably the only award show that I care to watch. So I wanted to share something about music’s biggest night aside from the performances and winners. Check out the red carpet and tell us who your favorite is.                   [...Read More]

February 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Be the Change: Letter from the Editor

Today’s prompt is an interesting one because I’ve been questioning myself as to how to make EY more interesting and more appealing to readers. I wouldn’t call it a big change, but I’d like to be as consistent in posting as often as I did in the beginning. Other [...Read More]

January 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

Natalie Denise Sperl’s 10 Quickies

Natalie Denise Sperl is the front woman of Los Angeles-based quartet Kill My Coquette, whose self-titled debut EP is due out on January 20th.  Armed with attitude and boasting vital rock & punk with a twist of designer blues, Kill My Coquette is influenced by game-changing artists like Jack [...Read More]

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: AndyJ

I came across this fly young man on chictopia and just had to share with our readers. Andy J is a college student who runs the blog, L’Homme Journal, where he not only talks fashion, but you can discover his lifestyle and other interests. Check out my favorites below, and be sure to stop by [...Read More]

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Delaney Gives Us ’10’

Delaney Gibson is more than a talented musician. Check out her down-to-earth responses to our traditional 10 quickies, and you may discover some similarities to this cool lady.   Find what you love and do it until it kills you. Happy, driven, and creative.   I eat [...Read More]

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: StardustBohemian

When I came across Sera Brand’s chictopia page, I instantly gravitated towards her style. I have a soft spot for Bohemian so this fashionista, originally from Oahu, Hawaii, is definitely on my list of trendsetters to follow. Check out a few of my favorite looks below, and visit Sera [...Read More]

November 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

HILLARYJANE to release new acoustic project

Stix and Stones Unplugged, December 30. San Diego, CA – The enigmatic voice of 21-year-old HillaryJane has brought a fresh approach to the world of hip-hop. While being a relative newcomer, her smooth voice and inspired words have quickly garnered both public and critical acclaim. Her debut EP [...Read More]

November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Purfles, Group to Watch

I just came across this new Kpop girl group called Purfles (like purple without the second p). Love their debut song, 1 2 3, and the choreography, but the thing that stood out to me the most is that it’s three girls who can all sing. They’re individually talented and significant to the [...Read More]

November 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dracula Untold: Don’t Believe the Hype.

While I’m a sucker for thrilling vampire movies, especially a backstory that depicts the tale of mr. Dracula himself, I was left with a humph feeling after seeing Dracula Untold over the weekend. I thought the beginning was a tad rushed,  as Prince Vlad hurried off to seek out dark elements [...Read More]

October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Album Review: Aquarius by Tinashe

If you’re looking for mid-tempo, slowed down music, with a 90’s r&b influence and smooth harmonies, then Tinashe’s debut album pretty much sums that up. Nothing is overly done or out of place, Aquarius provides a relaxing atmosphere when in your comfort zone, just as much as [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Spring 2015 R-T-W: Balmain

Balmain is one of my absolute favorite label. Lord knows I can’t afford to shop from the line, but there’s nothing wrong in admiring the designs. And I’m loving the label’s spring 2015 ready to wear styles. Check out my favorites from the runway:   Credits: Getty Images [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kasutera Recipe

I would love to do more baking, but I don’t want to do the usual so I went browsing YouTube for different cakes from around the world. I came across the Kasutera (Castella) recipe by Japanese Cooking 101 and it piqued my interest. This cake definitely looks delicious and I want to give it a [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: MellowMayo

Meet Mayo from Hong Kong. I love her chic and sophisticated looks, and the way she mixes casual with formal at times. Check out my favorites below and do visit her style blog MellowMayo.com for lots more!   Images credit: Mayo @ mellowmayo.com Be sure to visit her fashion [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

DIY: Crayon Nail Art by Cutepolish

I’m addicted to Sandi’s cutepolish nail art youtube channel. She always has something that I want to try. This tutorial is no different. Even though I’ve been out of school for a while now, I still liked her crayon nail art because its fun and colorful. Check out the tutorial and [...Read More]

September 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Artist Feature: Sonna Rele

Compound Entertainment –  Sonna Rele is a London based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist signed to Motown Records by 3x Grammy winner, NE-YO. After discovering Sonna while perusing her captivating and heavily followed ‘Music Monday’ video clips on Facebook, he immediately [...Read More]

August 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Nydia

So I was browsing around chictopia a little while ago and stumbled upon a fashionista from the island of Puerto Rico. Her name is Nydia, and I love her style. Check out my favorite looks below and visit A Girl Name Nydia for so much more, including a taste of her island.   Credits: [...Read More]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

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