The Black Love Experience 2017- BE THERE!

Happy Tuesday and Happy New Year! Today's post is all about the #BlackLoveExperience aka #BlackLoveDC. This glorious event takes place every February and is a Nubian Hueman Boutique production. I attended and worked this event February 2015 (peep my throwback pic below). My full recap with more pictures can be found here. Black Love Experience 2015 part ...

The Black Love Experience (Press Release)

Omolayo Nkem Ojo Marketing & Press Manager omolayonkem@gmail.com   The Black Love Experience is back to celebrate the Washington DC area creative community through expressions of love and the arts.   “To call it a party, pop-up, concert, or gathering of any kind would be an understatement”     Washington, DC (January 4, 2016) - One of the largest gatherings of Black artists and ...

FreeTress Water Wave vs. FreeTress Wand Curl

Happy Monday! As you can read from the title, I tried out two different types of crochet hair from the FreeTress brand. I am sharing the pros and cons of each hair as well as which one I prefer. FreeTress Wand Curl https://www.instagram.com/p/BL3TZXZjlNC/?taken-by=allthingsammamama I purchased this hair from a beauty supply store in Bowie, Maryland (I don't remember the ...

Web Series Wednesday: AfriGens @Work with Ijeoma Eboh aka Klassy Kinks

Happy Web Series Wednesday! Today I am sharing episode 4 of AfriGens @Work! AfriGen inspiration- Ijeoma Eboh aka Ms.Klassy Kinks aka soon to be MRS. Klassy Kinks (lol) Nigerian Ijeoma Eboh is a powerhouse - Harvard grad, PhD student, Digital Content Creator and founder of the popular blog Klassykinks.com. She's the girl next door with a down to earth outlook ...

5 Reasons You Must See Brandy LIVE

Happy Tuesday! I had the PLEASURE of seeing my childhood IDOL Brandy live the day before my birthday!!! As a little black girl growing up in the 90s, Brandy was my everything. I wrote her a letter, I never missed an episode of Moesha, I had all of her CDs (thanks to my brother Kofi who ...

Birthday Dinner at Swahili Village

Happy Monday! How convenient that this post would fall on  Kenya's Independence Day which I had no idea was today until this morning while scrolling my Instagram timeline. HAPPY Independence Day Kenya! Anywho, my bestie (pictured below) and I celebrated her 29th birthday at Swahili Village in Beltsville, Maryland. My bestie wanted to dine there and since ...

NEW video: #AmmaMamaHair-Natural Hairspiration 2016!

Happy Thursday! I've uploaded a new YouTube video on my channel sharing all my beautiful hairstyles that I've rocked this year. 2016 was a great year (hair wise). My natural hair has flourished, thanks to my protective styles and my hairstylist London's Beautii. Within this last year, I've learned to LOVE and truly appreciate my natural ...

Web Series Wednesday: AfriGens @Work with Chesray Dolpha

Happy Web Series Wednesday! Today I am sharing episode 3 of AfriGens @Work! South African. Theatre Artist. Oprah Fellow Winner. Teacher. Mother. Black Lives Matter Protester. Those African Chicks podcast co-host. Passionate Being. Meet @afrigens Chesray Dolpha. https://www.instagram.com/p/BNk3tKDjOy9/?taken-by=afrigens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRxMEjBo_TE My Thoughts So far Episode 2 featuring Ghanaian-American opera singer Tesia Kwarteng has been my favorite episode thus far because when have you ever ...

Web Series Wednesday: AfriGens @Work

Happy Web Series Wednesday! I am sharing with you today the first two episodes of AfriGens @Work and the background story on this awesome new docuseries. I'll be sharing a new episode every Web Series Wednesday here on my blog. New episodes air every Sunday at 12pm EST here. AfriGen - Wummy Salako https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mft6o43-Jbk&t=14s Introducing Afrigen Wummy Salako, co-creator ...

My ESSENCE.com Feature

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your day is blessed! I am thankful for 29 years of life which I celebrated on Monday (11/21). God is really good. Things keep on getting better and better for year 29, even though it's only been three days. I am looking forward to seeing what else God has up his sleeve ...