Category Archives: Urban Fashion

  • Trumpeter Hugh Masekela Says No to Pics with Girls with Weaves

    Apr 24, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *Hugh Masekela’s address at Rhodes University was one that found him voicing a disdain for a dwindling sense of heritage among youth. But that apparently took a backseat to his open dislike of girls wearing weaves or hair extensions. The revelation was expressed to a student who took a picture with the legendary South African […]

  • RuPaul Being Considered for ‘Fashion Police’?

    Apr 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *RuPaul is reportedly on the shortlist to nab a hosting slot when E!’s “Fashion Police” returns later this year, following the departures of Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin. A source told ”E! loves working with RuPaul on the show ‘Good Work’ and would like to test Ru with others they are trying out for […]

  • Vogue Paris Features 1st Black Cover Model in Five Years

    Apr 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *It’s been half a decade since Vogue Paris put a black model on its cover. Dominican model Rose Cordero last had the honor in March 2010. A five-year drought followed, with white models like Carolyn Murphy, Kate Moss, Lara Stone and Daria Werbowy fronting the glossy multiple times each. The whitewash comes to an end this […]

  • Amandla Stenberg, 16: ‘What if America Loved Black People as Much as Black Culture?’

    Apr 14, 15 by EURPublisher01 32 Comments

    *You know her as Rue in the “Hunger Games,” and soon, those outside of the teen demographic will recognize Amandla Stenberg as the 16-year-old who schooled her history class (and beyond) on the politics of cultural appropriation. “What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” the […]

  • Ledisi on Her Natural Hairstyle, Beauty Ambassadorship and Zendaya

    Apr 14, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Let it be said that Ledisi loves her locs and wears them proudly. Apparently, others have taken notice as the Grammy nominated singer has been named the first Design Essentials Natural beauty ambassador. In an interview with, Ledisi shares her thoughts on being a beauty ambassador, criticism for her hairstyle and Zendaya’s response to […]

  • First Look: ‘Cedric’s Barber Battle’ Fades In on April 17 (Watch)

    Apr 10, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The premiere of “Cedric’s Barber Battle” was pushed back from tonight to next Friday (April 17) at 8 p.m., and the CW has put out a primer for those in the audience who may not be familiar with the unique subculture. (Scroll down to watch.) “The barbershop is one of these places where it’s more […]