We know that Un’ruly readers are constantly on-the-go, so we’ve rounded up the best of August’s stories in case you missed any. Enjoy!
from the editor: black music
We’ve learned that Blackness transcends color, so what really is the sound that plays in the background of our collective experiences as Black people? …We’re dedicating August to music and will be exploring “Black” sound, the perfect hair styles to wear to summer concerts and much much more. Read the full letter.
What is “Black music?” Is there such a thing? What essential characteristics give music a colour?
A self-taught artist, Katra Awad attributes her inspiration to her family of artists and her travels throughout Europe and the Caribbean.
SUITE Public Relations began as “Fantasy Plaza” when Janelle Langford was a child. Janelle has since seen her imaginary business manifest into an established public relations firm.
Sometimes Insta-stalking can lead to something… magical.
With a twist on a Michael Jackson classic, a poppy all-girl collaboration and a new take on Afro Beat, this playlist is sure to compliment the various directions your summer can take.
Nigerian-American singer Christy Lynch gives us her take on how geography can impact music.
Channel your inner retro bombshell (Dorothy Dandridge maybe?) à la Jane Carter’s Solutions’ Wrap & Roll. Ready, set, GO!
We had high hopes that the Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Line would be cabinet keeper but from the sounds of it, it might be one to skip, given the other options out there.
care: ask an expert
To obtain bone straight hair at home first prep hair with a “smoothing” or “relaxing” shampoo and conditioner…
What types of products should I use to prevent heat damage when I straighten my hair?
Are there special dyes for women with chemically treated hair?
I am in the beginning stages of transitioning from relaxed to natural hair and I would like to get a Keratin treatment during this time…
From humble beginnings in Spanish Town, Jamaica to superstardom in the ‘80s, she is a reoccurring metaphor used to describe extremity and self-expression. This is Grace Jones’ hair story.
“My hair is so much healthier without chemicals and I never get bored with it.”
The AfroPUNK Festival marked its 10th year this past weekend as it returned to Brooklyn’s Commodore Park for another show of musical eclecticism!
With summer days still long and filled with sunlight, it’s hard not to want to channel that same vibrancy and lightheartedness from toe to head.
This year the former members of Destiny Child and Solange make up our entire red carpet hair round up.
Thought about getting locs but didn’t want the commitment? Well, faux locs are the answer!