11/26 4:44 TOUR @ THE BARCLAY’S CENTER

November 26th was the first NYC stop on the Jay-Z’s  4:44 tour. Nothing like seeing an artist perform in their Hometown. I attended the concert with my coworker Grace and we had a great ass time. Jay-Z came on at 8:30 pm and didn’t get off the stage until 11:38 pm. Loved the light works and the multiple screens, which moved in creative ways during the concert. Jay-Z may not be the best performer but he is definitely a great entertainer. ❤

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Top: Zara

Jacket/ Bag: Urban Outfitters

Bottom: Fashion Nova

Shoe: Tory Bruch

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BAE DATES EVENT 10/05/17

In the beginning of the month, I had the pleasure of attending a mixer thrown by Bae Dates. This event was equipped with throwback games such as connect four and UNO. A few games of UNO got a little heated but that’s to be expected. There were create your own sweatshirt contests and free goodie bags. They even had fried chicken! I didn’t meet a new boo or anything like that but I did get a few good dubs in. I had a great time at this event and I’m definitely looking forward to the next one in December.

Below is a small synopsis on “Busy Almost Every Date” aka “Bae Dates.”

You ever get tired of going to the same old places for dates? Are you looking for new exciting dating ideas or just new places to check out? If you haven’t heard about baedates.com be prepared for some great intel. Baedates.com is an amazing hub full of date ideas. The purpose of this awesome site is to get millennials more excited about the art of dating. This site is completely jammed packed with date ideas from, stay at home dates, to brunch ideas and even fun activities with your bae. If you’re in the New York City area check it out! Screen Shot 2017-10-28 at 4.57.20 PM.png

MADE IN AMERICA 2017

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending Jay Z’s 2-day annual music festival. Since I am a loyal customer of Tidal and Sprint I received two tickets for free 99! YOU KNOW I WAS HYPED AF! This was a huge festival equipped with a Ferris wheel, photo booths, food, prizes and an endless supply of Budweiser beer. There were multiple stages and over 50 artists from different genres selected personally by Jay Z to perform.

Walking into the festival was a little overwhelming with the large crowds and arrows pointing you in the wrong direction. Not to mention how badly it was pouring. Luckily I knew there would be heavy rain so I purchased a poncho. I was elated to see my beautiful soul Sista Solange perform, pouring rain and all. She sang all my favorites songs such as “Losing You,” & “Tony”. I missed J. Cole’s performance because my friends couldn’t handle the rain which was understandable. We ended the night at a fancy Cuban restaurant called Alma de Cuba. I had the delicious “Vaca Frita,” which is a skirt steak with white rice and black beans.

In the morning we had breakfast at Denny’s then headed to the festival around 2:30. I was super thankful that it didn’t rain as much on Sunday as it did on Saturday. At the festival, I saw Tiwa Savage, Pusha T, 21 Savage, Chainsmokers and the greatest rapper of all time Jay Z perform. Mr. Carter ended the night with an 1 hour and 30 min set. After we thought he ended his set with a tribute to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, he surprised everyone by popping up at a completely different stage to close the night with Philly’s very own Meek Mills.

Made in America was my first festival and it was an amazing experience. I would defiantly go to this festival again. Even in the rain…..maybe not. HEHE. Take a look below to view some flicks!

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Please don’t ask, “why did I wear white sneakers?”

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Vaca Frita & Platinos 

 

 

CURLFEST 2017

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CurlFest is known as the ultimate celebration of natural hair. This event is all about embracing your natural curls and empowering one another. CurlFest had over 50 vendors selling beauty products, fashion apparel and accessories. It is very important to have a space where us curly girls are represented. For years black women were conditioned with the idea that our natural hair was too nappy or not presentable for the work place. We need more of these event to empowerment future Queens and really celebrate our BEAUTY!

This was the 4th Annual CurlFest event and my first time in attendance. There were so many beautiful people serving all types of stylish looks. Fros of all sizes were in formation, and of course, the outfits were very impressive. This was a all day event located at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York. Believe me, you need to get to this event EARLY so you can beat the long lines. Unfortunately, I had no patience to stand in lines all afternoon but I did have enough to wait in line for some Jerk Chicken. That Jerk Chicken was SLAMMING, never tasted anything so fresh and flavorful in my life!!!!!!!

Take a look below to see some amateur shots taken by myself and a few professional ones.

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Photo by Mark Clennon

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Photo by Mark Clennon
Photo by Mark Clennon

 

Photo by Mark Clennon
Photo by Mark Clennon
Photo by Mark Clennon
Photo by Mark Clennon

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