Articles in Music and Fashion

MISS NATURALLY CROWNED CAROLINA PAGEANT CELEBRATES BOTH NATURAL HAIR AND BLACK FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

by LaKrishia Armour - Madamenoir on

“Last year we added a twist: a business pitch idea because that’s essentially what we’re doing,” Ochola said. “Why not introduce that to these girls as well?” ... Read full article

Rihanna greets fans who slept on Brooklyn sidewalk at Macy’s to meet her

by Yvette Caslin - Rolling Out on

“I know I made a great decision coming to Brooklyn because Brooklyn fans are on another level,” says the 27-year-old star who looked amazing wearing Vivienne Westwood, glammed in Alison Lou jewelry and complete with matching Louboutin heels.... Read full article

How I Made It: Jewelry Designer Crystal Streets Talks Mastering Your Craft

by Kay Hudson - MadamNoire on

When I started styling we didn’t have social media as a platform, so a part of me feels like we had to work so much harder to market our business and solicit clients. However, I do realize this is the world we live in now.... Read full article

Timothy L. Griffith's African American Haberdashery

by Millions Two One Staff on

"I am a stickler for customer service. I believe in going above and beyond the call of duty to please the customer and I believe in giving attention to detail. I want to make sure that every customer is satisfied," expressed Griffith.... Read full article

Black-Owned Watch Brand for Upscale Savvy Professionals

by Freedom Ink on

Youngblood Worldwide is one to watch, literally. What is now expanding to include apparel, athleisure and other accessories, began as a watch company that sought to offer each client a quality timepiece, minus the inflated price tag. ... Read full article

D.C. Musician to Be Featured on 'Empire'

by Stacy M. Brown - Washington Informer on

"It is my first really big gig. Yeah, I'm excited," said Barnes, the son of Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes and her husband, Lafayette Barnes. "We'll have about five songs over several episodes."... Read full article

Black Family-Owned Business with Products in Wal-Mart, Sally Beauty Stores and Target

by Denise Walker on

The husband and wife team, Psyche and Vontoba Terry, launched their intimate apparel and beauty company in 2009. Wal-Mart purchased the Urban Intimates line items then two new apparel designs were introduced to Macy’s. ... Read full article

She's Happy Hair; From The Trunk of a Car to a Million Dollar Enterprise

by Angie BEE on

When Marcus Bowers graduated college with a degree in business, he knew that his company would not only revolutionize shopping options for African Americans, but he wanted his company to encourage entrepreneurship for youth. ... Read full article

Top 5 Black-Owned Handbag Brands

by THE BLACK AND MINORITY BUSINESS BLOG on

Check out these black-owned hand bag brands by both African and African-American designers!... Read full article

12 things to know before you see ‘Straight Outta Compton’

by Crystal King - Chicago Defender on

The story behind N.W.A., one of the most important and influential rap groups in the world, told from the men who lived it, and portrayed by the actors, Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre) and O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube).... Read full article

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