Interviews

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    Questions with DC-Based Fitness Trainer Ada-Ari Agbim

    Jul 9, 14 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    If you follow fitness instructor Ada-Ari Agbim’s fitness channel on YouTube, you will be treated to a new workout every week. The DC-based LesMills instructor is changing the way we look at exercising by making it more fun with her high...

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    Questions with Liberian Visual Artist Nora Musu

    Jun 18, 14 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Liberian-American visual artist Nora Musu’s current solo exhibition, ‘Mah Rhythm’ is an exploration of ‘organic multiculturalism that transcends boundaries’. The collection features pieces which echo Ms Musu’s dedication and...

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    Questions with ‘Queen of AfroPop’ Rafiya

    Mar 24, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Two years after her successful 2012 hit ‘Where I’m from’, ‘Queen of AfroPop’ Rafiya, is back with a hot new track ‘My Number’ from her sophomore album. Born in Los Angeles to Congolese Parents, Rafiya, has lived in...

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    Questions with Jacqueline Shaw, Author of ‘Fashion Africa’

    Jan 22, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Described by the Guardian newspaper as one of ‘the top 10 African fashion blogs‘, Africa Fashion Guide, is a social enterprise that promotes the African fashion and textile industry. The blog’s founder and director Jacqueline Shaw, is also...

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    Questions with The Style Diaspora founder Edoheart

    Jan 15, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Edoheart (born Eseohe Arhebamen-Yamasaki) is a renowned performance artist, who is most recognized for her Butoh-Vocal Theatre work. She is currently in the process of introducing ‘The Style Diaspora’, which is a new ethical fashion line that...

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    Questions with Diana Biggs, Chief Strategy Officer at Soko

    Jan 8, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Soko is a social enterprise that is revolutionizing international trade by connecting online consumers to global artisans from the developing world. We spoke with Diana Biggs, Soko’s Chief Strategy Officer to learn more about the Soko business model and...

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    Questions with Seattle-based Afrofolk Singer Naomi Wachira

    Dec 18, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Tagged as the ‘Best Folk Singer’ by Seattle Weekly, Naomi Wachira is an established singer/songwriter that is making a name for herself in the Emerald City’s booming music scene. Her latest EP, ‘African Girl’ is a beautiful blend...

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    Questions with Luxury Menswear Designer Oberima Afriyie #Menswear #Haute #Ghana

    Dec 11, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Earlier this year, Ghanaian-born luxury menswear designer Afriyie Poku, debuted his 2013 Oberima Afriyie collection at Charleston Fashion Week and walked away with the coveted Emerging Designer prize. We got a chance to interview the Atlanta-based designer...