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Annie Ilonzeh is an “Angel”

You might remember Annie Ilonzeh from the ABC soap opera General Hospital as the character Maya Ward, a role the actress stayed in from 2010 to 2011. These days, you can catch her kicking butt and looking glamorous while doing so on the newly revived action packed series “Charlie’s [...Read More]

September 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Introducing Meklit Hadero

Who is Meklit Hadero? She’s a stunning beauty, a lover of the arts, a songwriter, and a soulful singer. This talented lady is widely influenced by jazz, hip hop, soul, r&b, folk music, to the traditional sounds from her East African home of Ethiopia. Her unique musical style has no limits. [...Read More]

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Natasha: “Fashionista on the rise”

Model, blogger, photographer, and traveler, you name it, Natasha Ndlovu is that and more. This uncommonly beautiful young lady caught my attention recently while I was browsing the net and I couldn’t help but notice her awesome style. Aside from being a fashionista, Natasha is quite the versatile [...Read More]

August 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Remembering Aaliyah

What is it about Aaliyah that made millions fall inlove with her? Is it her exuberating warmth whenever she came in contact with someone, or was it the fact that she loved selflessly, giving back to the community in however way she could. Whatever it is, there’s obviously something very special [...Read More]

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

The irresistible Kim Ha Neul

There’s no denying that South Korea has tremendously talented people. From singers to actors, they all seem to have some wow factor enabling them to captivate an audience. And Kim Ha Neul is no exception. The actress and model first charmed her way into my life with her performance in the [...Read More]

August 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Olivia Lufkin is Jrock’s treasure

Olivia Lufkin, or OLIVIA, is a Japanese rock singer-songwriter. She is best known for her musical work on the popular anime series “NANA”, as well as for her artistic creations. Olivia first made her debut as one third of the pop group D&D. And in 1998, she dropped out of the group to [...Read More]

August 18, 2011 // 1 Comment

Introducing Frank Ocean…

Christopher Francis Ocean aka Frank Ocean is a singer/rapper, songwriter, and producer from New Orleans. Frank is most notable for his laid back single “Novacane“, and for penning tracks for many huge artists like Beyonce, Justin Bieber, and John Legend. After relocating to Los Angeles [...Read More]

July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Who is Jacob Latimore?

Jacob Latimore is a singer, songwriter, actor and dancer. This talented young star has been garnering interest with his latest single “Nothing On Me“, and the way he’s been working hard to making a mark in the industry, others will certainly have nothing on [...Read More]

July 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Phenomenal Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is in my opinion the “Kimberly Elise of Africa”. She’s most notable for her roles in “Last Party“, and “Ljele“. She’s a talented actress that has the ability to captivate her audience with a powerful and dramatic performance in any role she takes [...Read More]

July 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

The emerging musical depth of GARNET CROW

    In 1999, four individuals possessing their own unique talent collaborated on a demo tape for singer Mai Kuraki. They soon came to the realization that they work well together and decided to form a band of their own. It was then that Yuri Nakamura, Hitoshi Okamoto, Nana Azuki, and Hirohito [...Read More]

July 8, 2011 // 3 Comments

Romeo has grown up!

It’s been ten years since Lil’ Romeo came on the scene and wowed fans worldwide with his single “My Baby“. Percy Romeo Miller, Jr was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and is the eldest of six children. The child star has established a name for himself not only in the music [...Read More]

May 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Derek Luke: The exceptional actor

  New Jersey native Derek Luke certainly took us by surprise when he made his big screen debut in 2002’s “Antwone Fisher”, starring opposite the film’s director and producer Denzel Washington. Luke’s performance impressed movie critics and was considered Oscar worthy. Not bad for [...Read More]

May 22, 2011 // 1 Comment

Dionne Bromfield ain’t “Foolin” you

  The little British girl with big pipes, Dionne Bromfield, is stirring up a lot of interest with her soulful and very powerful singing at the tender age of 15. However, many argue that she’s only displaying the talents expected of an Amy Winehouse protégé and goddaughter to the artist. Dionne [...Read More]

May 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Karen Mukupa: The dreamer chasing reality

Karen Mukupa spent most of her youth living back and forth between two continents until finally settling in Denmark. Music has always been her dream, and this she conveyed to her family at a young age. By the 90’s, Karen became one half of the Danish reggae/hip hop duo “No Name Requested”, [...Read More]

May 20, 2011 // 1 Comment

Who is Priscilla Renea?

  Priscilla Renea is the artist who “disliked the music she heard on the radio and decided to write her own.” She’s most notable these days for being the co-writer on Rihanna‘s hit “California King Bed” and “Who Says” by Selena Gomez. Priscilla [...Read More]

May 19, 2011 // 1 Comment

Who is Jesse Williams?

    Jesse Williams is no stranger to the film industry; the model and actor got his start in television dramas like “Law & Order“, “Beyond the Break“, and later “Greek“. Jesse had his first movie role in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants [...Read More]

May 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Carolina Chocolate Drops

I remember having picked up one of those indie run, artsy publications and seeing the name Carolina Chocolate Drops.  My initial reaction was Chocolate Chips Ahoy, just lost a loyal customer.  On closer inspection, I found out that the name referred to an old time string band straight from good [...Read More]

May 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Who is Nneka?

Are you tired of so-called artists singing about meaningless things? Well, let me introduce you to Nneka Egbuna. A Nigerian-German hip hop, reggae, soul singer and songwriter, making waves in the motherland and globally. Her music is anything but the norm. Nneka takes you to a place where no other [...Read More]

May 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Remembering Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

Today marks 9 years since the very talented Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes passed away. Who can forget the rapper with unlimited swagger, thought-provoking rap lyrics, and bold fashion concepts. Left Eye was 1/3 of the globally known Grammy award winning r&b/hip hop trio TLC. The group [...Read More]

April 25, 2011 // 0 Comments