Author: Noor Salama

If the world’s longest river could sing

If the world’s longest river could sing: The Nile Project releases first studio album in-step with 2017 US Tour.
“Seductive and beautiful […] nothing short of revolutionary.”—Afropop Worldwide
Drawing on modern production methods and a healthy dose of vintage equipment, propelled by a collective international spirit and sheer determination, Jinja (release: January 18, 2017) is imbued with intimacy, warmth, urgency, power, air and hyper-realism.

Never Skip This Step In Your DIY Protein Treatment!

As I stuck my fingers into my coils I noticed that my hair felt a bit fragile. It was as if the pressured breaking point was on the low end, and it made it difficult for me to feel comfortable with manipulating my hair into any style. That is when I realized that I desperately needed a protein treatment, and had not had one in a very long time. My hair was not at all happy about my laziness,………. shame on me! Not having a protein treatment in a long time is NOT healthy hair compatible.

How to Pre-Poo [Beauty Tips by Coily Hair Care]

What is Pre-Poo? It is the process of applying an oil and/or conditioner to your hair prior to the cleansing process. Pre-pooing can be accomplished with the use of an oil, a conditioner, or a combination of both. The purpose of applying these substances to the hair is to protect the hair from being completely stripped of all oils, and to enhance moisture and/or conditioning during the cleansing process.

Yemi Alade – Koffi Anan (Dance Video)

2015 & 2016 BET Awards nominee Yemi Alade premieres the Dance visual as the music video for her afro-pop dance anthem “Koffi Anan”.
The Philkeyz produced track is the bonus of her sophomore album “Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman” released under Effyzzie Music Group. The energetic clip is directed by Paul Gambit.

Why I didn’t go to church Today – Black Lives Matter

I usually don’t like writing blog posts in response to current events, because I believe everyone needs time to think and reflect before speaking up (or in this case, writing) about any hot topics, because words are spoken and they will never be unspoken. Out of our mouth comes the power to give life and at the same time the power to take it away.

Midwest Fashion Week First-Ever New York Production

Midwest Fashion Week is releasing details today regarding their upcoming production in New York taking place during the Fall 2016 season. While Midwest Fashion Week Director and Catou Fashion Designer, Berny Martin, has participated as a guest designer for New York Fashion Week for the last seven years, this will be the Indianapolis-based production company’s first title event in the Big Apple to date.

Now Playing – Queen of Katwe

The “Queen of Katwe” Starring our very own African Icon and Queen of Hollywood Lupita Nyongo’o is the first Disney film to feature an all African Cast, the first Disney Film to be produced in Africa by an African. Please share this email, tell your friends and family to go watch this movie, a true story, an African story of dreams and success, not stereotypes.

Africa: Cote d’Ivoire Tops Nielsen’s African Investment List

[SA Info] Cote d'Ivoire is the best sub-Saharan African destination for investors, with South Africa in the top seven, according to Nielsen's 2016 African Prospects Indicators report. The report, the second published by Nielsen, collects and analyses business, retail and consumer information on sub-Saharan Africa for investors.

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