Afro Chick’s Pick: Music Videos on my Radar

Hello all! I’ve been quite a stranger this month, however don’t get me wrong I’m still keep up with the latest and newest.  Just haven’t had the time or strength to post every moment. Check out the videos I’ve spotted this week that I’ve been playing on repeat. Enjoy =)

Esperanza Spalding – Black Gold

Miguel – Adorn

M.I.A – Bad Girls

Kelly Rowland – Keep it Between Us

Jay-Z & Kanye West – Ni**as in Paris

 

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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?

Esperanza Talks Natural (From Parlour Magazine)

I have always wanted to know how Esperanza Spalding, gets her curls to be so big and perfect.  Earlier this week, she sits down with Parlour Magazine to talk about the products she uses and being natural.  Check out the full article Here

And also if your feeling real curious check out my previous article on the who-abouts of Esperanza Spalding Here

#MusicMonday Esperanza Spalding

I spot natural hair anywhere, even on the BET awards.  Esperanza Spalding was given a segment during the Prince tribute and it blew me away, not to mention her volumnous afro.  Esperanza Spalding is a bassist, vocalist, and composer with a very jazzy contemporay sound that shows pure talent and grace from her lips and fingertips.  I happen to find her voice one of the timeless most international sounds yet.  This aspiring artist grew up in Portland, Oregon where she became bilingual and enhanced her passion for music throughout the years.   After attending Berklee College of Music, Esperanza  released her first debut album in 2008 entitled “Esperanza”.  Look out for her, cause I know I am!

Check out her song “I adore You” talk about amazing, hope u like 🙂