Nightie Aphrodites x New York Times Magazine Celebrates Afros

“How to pull of a Heartbreaking evening gown? Just Use Your Head.”

This is so dope.  The New York Times magazine, “T”, fall fashion 2011 shows off Afros in a black and white spread by Alice O’Malley.  The natural hotties are of course Solange, Esperanza Spalding, Les Nubians, June Temple, and Corrine Bailey Rae.  They are modeling beautiful evening gowns and their gorgeous natural hair.   Which one is your favorite photo?

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Valentine’s Day Music Monday: The Afro Chic’s Picks

I would like to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s day, and may you continue to spread love 365 days of the year. Take a long some of the music that has been inspired by DJ’s, artists, and other creative influences and use it to spread your love to your special Valentine.  Whether you are single, in love, or in like, Valentine’s Day is for you. These are a few of my picks for your #musicmonday this week, enjoy lovebirds!

Love University Volume 2 (Mission Impossible)

A fellow HU Alum, DJ Marvalous goes in on the mixtapes so the anticipation was well worth it. The songs on this love tape can be listened to year around, download here

Modern Music Group: Abir x Overdue (unfinished snippet)

DC based group has launched their music mondays with Artist, Abir Haronni, as she serenades you with their Valentine’s Day edition of the unfinished track, Overdue.



The Love E.P by Corinne Bailey Rae

I absolutely love Corrine Bailey Rae, she is one of my favorites so I will definitely be keeping her EP in rotation. Awesome!

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Seph Ade x So Beautiful

Check out Seph Ade’s most recent EP Love Acoustically, and look out for his new work coming at the end of this month!

Febraury 2, 2010

How exciting! Corrine Bailey Rae has finally set a date to release her new ablum entitled  “The Sea” for February 2, 2010.  After her public grief from the loss of her husband in 2008, she went into hiding in the studio and tells us that she will be blessing us with acoustic melodies and beautiful sounds to our ears once again.  I absolutely loved her first album in 2007 and I can’t wait to cop it when it hits stores next year…to be continued 🙂