Mr. Ehusan Johnson hails from Los Angeles and is our Tattoo of the Week. Check out this badass tattoo artist/skater/rapper.
To submit your tattoo(s) for Tattoo Of The Week, send pictures + answers to the questionnaire below to afropunk[at]afropunk.com.…
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AFROPUNK Fam, check out this photo series sent to us by badass photographer Chelsea Jackson. Info: "Up-and-coming photographer and University of Texas at Austin senior advertising major, Chelsea Jackson explores the realm of love, seduction and female dominance in her 1600 shot photo shoot.
In a little under eight hours, with one model and two wardrobe changes, Jackson was able to capture her vision on film using her Nikon D500. The entire shoot was shot in…Continue
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I would say that I have always had more of an affinity towards spirituality and belief in a higher being, than necessarily clinging to one religious home. In high school I took an introduction to Buddhism course and felt I connected more with the idea of practice and lifestyle, rather than just praising the Lord on a Sunday and then returning to normal activities every other day of the week. Not to say this is for all people who may be Christian, or of other religions—but…Continue
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I must say, one of the perks of now attending college in New York City, is the plethora of events and opportunities that occur right under your nose, like there really is always something going on. On Thursday February 6th, I braved this bone chilling cold weather and headed out to the opening reception, for Black Dress, an exhibition that pays homage to the pioneers and innovators of fashion world by allowing ten black designers to exhibit their own works. Pratt Manhattan…Continue
Check these street style shots by Whosthefreshest for AFROPUNK! Today's photos were taken during New York Fashion Week.…Continue
Why is it sticking up like that?
Why don’t you just lie down and do what I want you to do? It will be better for the both of us. Really.
Oh, so you are just going to do this all over my head today? This is so not going to work for me.
(Pause) Get your mind out of the gutter if it has gone there.
What you just read above is the conversation us kinky ladies have in the mirror every morning as we get ready for work. If your hair strains are a mix of zigzags and…
Lupita Nyong'o covers New York Magazine's 2014 Spring Fashion Issue. Her face is sitting! Cover to cover. …Continue
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Swedish Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm A/W 2014 delivered yet another smashing fashion exhibition. the event brought with it a vibrant atmosphere and stylish people alike and a wonderful opportunity to illustrate swedish style from runway to the streets. Swedish style is hugely minimalistic and characterized by solid colors and less print. most women tend to be clad in body-hugging loose fit garments, while the men keep to a concoction of casual, preppy and navy style. of…Continue
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‘Tis the season of love and well, do I miss middle school because everyone got a little bit of love—there were always class wide exchanges of chocolates and heart shaped cards and little notes that cheered up your Valentine's Day. I think the last time I had a real valentine was maybe in 8th grade, once high school hit and now in college, I’ve learned to treat myself on the day of love. So whether or not you’ll be grabbing things for a significant other or looking forward to a…Continue
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Name: Lance Lotus Anthony
Place you live: Washington D.C
Next place you wish to visit: Tokyo
Why? The energy, the fashion, the…Continue
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The late 90’s and early 2000’s have made a comeback multiple times in fashion this past year—as the flashy and vibrancy of the hip hop culture made a mark, transcending generations. The development of the lipstick line, MDM Flow, is a clash of the “mid 90’s and 00’s hip hop culture.” 22-year-old, Florence Adepoju, scientist with a BSc (Hons) in Cosmetic Science from the London College of Fashion is recreating color technology through the development of her lipsticks,…Continue
I am an AfroPunk and I have the tattoos, piercings and Afro to prove it. But the most punked out thing I have ever done is live in a hut in the rural Rift Valley of Kenya and design an eco-fashion collection with an amazing group of badass Maasai women. Yes I said badass, I hope they don’t mind. Actually…Continue
Meet Taryor Gabriels, a brand founded by designer Adeyeye Adetayo. Taryor Gabriels is based out in Nigeria, but his eye-catching dapper wear is being clocked by besotted eyes from all over the globe. Taryor’s classic pieces invoke the quintessence of the 1920’s with bold, colorful splashes of African panache.
By Ayara Pommells, AFROPUNK Contributor *…
Erykah Badu debuts her High Top Fade via Twitter. She posted, "I'm faded...high" along with a snap of her new do.
“Pyramids and Vortices"…
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Black hair is definitely worth celebrating! Natural hair is rich, versatile, and just plain lovely; if for some reason, you need further proof of this then you must have a look at Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair by Michael July, a wonderfully vibrant coffee table book filled with colorful and inspirational photos of beautiful people rocking…Continue
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Sitting at my desk, drinking a cup of chamomile tea, listening to Lianne La Havas, checking the weather and my mood is dampened by yet another expected snowstorm. Winter is always trying to break us down. This brisk winter weather has been drying out my skin and taken a toll on my body. ‘Tis the time of year of eating everything I see, which has definitely weakened my immune system. Skin becomes super, super dry, people are recovering from colds and the flu…time to get back on…Continue
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