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WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: Happy

22 Nov

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Have you checked out the dopeness that is Pharrell’s 24-hour music video Happy?As an image maker this video is over-the-top inspiring.  The 4 minute song plays continuously, as we watch Pharrell, as well as kids, women, men, and dancers, jam along to the song, to what are staged regular moments.  Shot in a continuous, one camera format, the video is smart, innovate, fun…and makes me Continue reading

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WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: GoldieBlox Commercial

21 Nov

Love this video for GoldieBox!  The original had a twist to the Beastie Boys’ “Girls,” as the theme music, but this is still great.  Let’s hope this is inspires young girls more than that reality TV/being entertainers rubbish.

WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: The Innovation of Loneliness

19 Nov



#Truth …in the words of Tevin Campbell, ‘Can We Talk For a Minute?’

 

 

WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: The TPP & Corporate Greed

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Not enough people, including myself, know about the very secretive trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Trade Pact (TPP).  There’s no doubt in my mind with the increase knowledge of GMOs, the Continue reading

WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: Inspirational Souls

9 Jan

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My friend Raedawn Johnson was featured in Essence.com!  Raedawn is the founder of Orglamic Beauty and a celebrity makeup artist here in NYC, we’ve collaborated a couple of times, and I’m so happy that she’s getting some shine.  She’s such a great, energetic soul! Check out her great story, as well as a few tips to you aspiring makeup artists.

Here’s and excerpt:

” I was 21 years old, had just landed in New York City and was laser-focused on accomplishing one goal—becoming a well-known, well-respected TV and film actress. After five years of hearing casting directors tell me I didn’t “look ethnic enough” or my skills weren’t “good enough,” I decided I needed a plan B.” Go to Essence.com to read the rest of the Raedawn’s story.

WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: Bill Cunningham, Street Style, and Man Bags

29 Jun



Inspired by Bill Cunningham, I hit the streets to look at men and their manbags!

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WHAT GETS YOU MOVIN’: Frank Ocean’s Pyramids

26 Jun



I’m feeling this new song by Frank Ocean! Although it’s nearly 10 minutes, the time flies as Frank Ocean whisks us off in a kind of sexy, dreamy, new-school R&B vibe. Continue reading