BLACK OWNED MULTI-CULTURAL DOLL BRAND, DR. LISA BLACK DOLL CREATOR

I never thought I would leave the academic world as a professor to pursue the life of creating dolls. My journey into retail began with my children’s books. They were so successful that Walmart asked me to create dolls in the likeness of the characters. Of course, I never saw that as a part of…

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APRIL COVER FEATURE WITH NFL BUCCANEERS SUPER BOWL CHAMPION: RYAN SMITH

Ryan Smith @everythingfordeuceCreative Director: @onlymissnoPhotographer: @ihanabrownDesigner: @stanlion_clothingWardrobe Stylist: @carpe_luxevintageHair/ Project Assistant: @maniijenaeLocation: @staysocialusaStay Social Rep @montageprTalent Rep: @athreeathleticsTeam: @nfl @buccaneers

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BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT WITH: DR. KYM LEE

When did you first fall in love with the idea of being a part of the beauty business, and what was the moment you knew you could make a career out of it? I grew up working in my family’s salon, so I’ve always had an interest in beauty enhancements for women. But I think…

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: WHEN WE GONNA GET IT RIGHT? BY TONY WOOD & TONY WOOD JR.

CONNECT WITH ADW MUSIC, LLC @adwmusicllc CONNECT WITH TONY WOOD SR. @tonywoodmusic CONNECT WITH TONY WOOD JR. @t__wood

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SINGER/BLIND ACTIVIST MARIO BONDS BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE WITH VIRTUAL ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., April 4, 2021 – Singer, songwriter, and prominent voice in the anti-bullying movement, Mario Bonds, held a virtual album release concert on March 30th to introduce songs from his new album, I Am Human Too: The Acceptance.The first single, My Eyes My Life will be available on April 16th. Performing…

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SINGER/SONGWRITER & ENTREPRENEUR: LIME THE ARTIST

What was a pivotal moment in your life? Coming home at the age 28, after being incarcerated at 22, from serving a 80 month sentence. Having to fit back into society and try to find my way. What made you start music? I used to always write music since the age of 9. Putting words…

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STYLES & THEMES BY BRIAN LAMONT

Talking Style with Brian Lamont As a DMV native, style is such a focal piece of our daily routine and is truly woven into who we are as individuals. What was your first recollection of falling in love with fashion? I’m actually a DC implant. I have been here for six years. I felt immersed…

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SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY COVER FEATURE: ANWAN “BIG G” GLOVER

Backyard4life’s “Heartbreak Hotel” Volume 1. On sale 2/14 at 12am Availableat backyard4lifedc and other streaming platforms. What’s Valentine’s Day Without A Gift 🎁 For The Ladies…Backyard4life Onesies Will Be On Sale In Multiple Colors & Sizes Exclusively at backyard4lifedc.com To Cap Off Valentine’s Day, The Backyard Band Will Be Spreading A Little Love With A Virtual…

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FEBRUARY COVER FEATURE: MADELYN BRENÉ

Madelyn Brene is more than a singer, she is a powerhouse brand that spans music, fashion, self produced shows, education and entreupernuership, but best known for her smooth soprano vocals steeped in a melodic, soulful sound. Dawning a new genre of music classical soul, this formally trained artist has spent over 20 years perfecting a…

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