Currently Listening to: 4:44 – Bam (Jay Z ft Damien Marley


I actually loveeeee the intro of this song. I can admit that when I first listened to 4:44 I didn't get it. Now I understand that's where Jay Z is a master at his art. When you look at a painting you may not always get the picture straight away but eventually the pieces come … Continue reading Currently Listening to: 4:44 – Bam (Jay Z ft Damien Marley

Defining Black British Culture in 2017


When I started writing this post, I was speaking for black culture as a whole, all countries but in reality I realised my representation of culture stems from the UK. My Maternal and Paternal Grandparents were immigrants, who travelled to the UK as part of the revival of Great Britain. After the second world war … Continue reading Defining Black British Culture in 2017

Fall 2017 hats


I have always loved accessories, hats most importantly due to the cold blustery weather conditions of London and my natural hair. They keep my head warm and shielded from the elements. Culturally hats signify protection, royalty and elegance. Streetwear has emerged with an edge and now it is even apparent in the hats Marc jacobs … Continue reading Fall 2017 hats

The Formula to Natural Hair


The natural hair journey is not as difficult as it is made out to be. I remember as a child being told to relax my natural hair because it would make it more manageable and me like a sheep went and did it. 16 years ready to start college and I thought there was no … Continue reading The Formula to Natural Hair

O.J., Like, “I’m not black, I’m O.J.”… okay


Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga  Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga  Still nigga, still nigga  The Story of OJ by Jay Z is a song with a message, I can generally relate to. Through colonisation, gentrification and racism we have been told to judge someone based on skin tone colour. … Continue reading O.J., Like, “I’m not black, I’m O.J.”… okay

Building A Future For Our Children


  https://youtu.be/BWf-eARnf6U “Heal The World” is the seventh track on Michael Jackson’s 1991 album, Dangerous. With all the tragedy that is going on in the world, the London bomber threats, the wars and the murders we have to remember those that are most important. Our children should not have to live in a world of … Continue reading Building A Future For Our Children

Currently Listening to: Down by Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane


Recently I have given into stereotypes and have begun to fully embrace my love for pop music. Therefore I decided to feature pop group Fifth Harmony as I am currently loving their latest single Down featuring Gucci Mane. https://youtu.be/XNWlrawfRAI The foursome decided to show their fans that without Camila they are sexier than ever, as … Continue reading Currently Listening to: Down by Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane

The Ugly Ducklings


Insecurity with self looks is prominent for most women, but for women of darker skin complexions it is something not only picked on by the individual but also the mainstream society we desperately try to be part of. It is difficult because finding a person to blame or a reason for the whole skin complexion … Continue reading The Ugly Ducklings