Love in Flying Colors all over Cali

Spent a lovely four days kickin it with Starr in New Orleans for Essence Fest. If I tell you my legs, my feet, my feet and my legs hurt… Please believe….

Lupita Nyong’o Braids Hair Y’all

Lovely Lupita discusses how she learned to braid hair and why it failed as her side hustle in college. Enjoy~ *** Devoya Mayo is Co-Creator of The Happy Black Girl Get To…

WAXPOETICS: DOPE left-field R&B Mixtape!

Wax Poetics is everything!  I mean that sincerely… (Yasiin voice). When I’m all in my feelings, when I’m happy and I know it, when the breeze through my bedroom window makes…

Goodbye Jet

Earlier this month, Johnson Publishing Company’s Jet Magazine joined the ever growing roll call of periodicals that have made the all digital shift. In other words, the final print edition…

Happy First Day of Summer!

It’s officially the first day of Summer! You know what that means? It means the incredible DJ Jazzy Jeff Summertime Mixtape drops today that’s what!  Mr. Summertime himself has marked the…

The Sweet Spot

I’ve been all in my feelings lately. I don’t have the energy or the inclination to expand on that, but I do have some tools I’ve been using to cope…

This Must Be The Place

I always have song lyrics strolling around in my mind. I sing out loud (or in my head) throughout the day. For some reason, when I’m not myself, I tend…