Monthly Archives: May 2013

RAINBOW: 2FACE ft T-PAIN

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M U  S  I  C B  R  E  A  K     Rainbow is Tubaba’s newest collaboration with one of the America’s most beloved singer, rapper and producer, T-Pain. This single is a remix of his earlier hit Rain Drops. We think … Continue reading

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AFRICAN KISSING via TOKE MAKINWA & ZINA SARO-WIWA

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   AFRICAN MODES OF KISSING West African culture has a low to moderate tolerance for intimate public display of affection (PDA), hence it is safe to state that you shouldn’t expect to see African couples in such ‘mawkish behavior’, much … Continue reading

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FOOTBALL (SOCCER) IS MY RELIGION

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WEST AFRICAN STREET FOOTBALL via Mark Lanning & Edgar Davids   Football. In Senegal it is a  dance, in Ghana it is a bloody musical, in Cameroon  it is  a religion.  Eyes closed. Picture this. It is a Friday morning every … Continue reading

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Color Me Summer via Black Betty

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SUMMER EYES via BLACK BETTY   Starting at the inner corner of eyes, apply the lightest yellow, followed by medium yellow, then medium shade orange and then the deepest orange. BLEND. Add reddish brown (or any color to help transition from … Continue reading

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.LOVE. RACE. &. YES MY HAIR IS POLITICAL. BY CHIMAMANDA.

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HAIR IS POLITICAL via CHIMAMANDA’s AMERICANAH If you are a West African child you probably received messages suggesting that dreads were for vagabonds, natural hair for kids and freshly permed hair for young adult women. In America, that natural hair … Continue reading

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