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In the musical era of the 1990s, Missy Elliott was an established rap artist and songwriter. Her work with the hip-hop band, The Supremes, remains one of her most notable accomplishments. In 1997, Missy Elliott released her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly. Her career trajectory was an impressive one with several commercial and critical successes. […]

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November 19, 2022

Behind The Music: The Marketing Mastery Of Missy Elliott

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Ludacris and his over the top music videos helped build his brand as an artist. However, it also helped him expand his brand beyond music into acting, and hosting.   Majority of his videos were big hits and they certainly were memorable. He has been able to create a huge fan base because of his […]

Marketing For Creators

November 7, 2022

CGI & Special Effects: How Ludacris Made His Music Videos Stand Out

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Do you want to create content that stops people from scrolling past your page? The trick is to be intentional about how you shoot yourself and invest in quality. Here’s a quick read to help you think of different photoshoot ideas that can tell your story. This can work for anyone – an influencer, musician, […]

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October 12, 2022

3 of the Best Photo Shoots for A Creator

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Tulsa doesn’t have the typical big city feel, but benefits from a thriving black community. There’s a hustle and bustle that only big cities can provide, but it doesn’t often feel like there isn’t enough room for everyone. I believe this is also in part to the number of creatives living in Tulsa, creating music, […]

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October 4, 2022

Meet Tulsa, The Next Great Black Creative Hub

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What initially appeared to be a coincidence turned out to be one of my favorite fashion editorials. A black-owned organic urban farm in Altadena, California, called Koule Farm served as the scene. Photgraphy: Sage CausieStyling & Creative Direction: Monsieur ParieModel: Kris MarshallAgency: Demantis Clarke

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September 27, 2022

Koule Farms

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Is there a correlation between the Atlantic Slave Trade Routes and hurricane paths? My next photo book looks into an African American folktale about hurricanes providing energy to our ancestors who perished at sea. “My only solace is to jump and surrender my body to the ocean, to escape this horrible reality of the ship […]

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September 26, 2022

Tides

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For our distinct styles, Black Women are questioned, attacked, and labeled as ghetto. Websites and blogs frequently make jokes about black women, encouraging us to quit having “unnecessarily” long nails and wearing special designs. Employers advise black women not to wear braids due of the unprofessional appearance. Despite this connotation, black women’s fashion has been […]

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September 26, 2022

The Royal Painting

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