Imagine a wispy romantic adventure, playing in lilac fields, and watching the night sky rain shooting stars. Its Women's Month and we decided to curate a Spotify playlist to give you a touch of feminine energy. Grab your journal, set up a bubble bath, and pour a glass of wine, because this playlist will definitely trigger your inner empress. here are some of our favourites:
Janelle monae, archandroid
charlotte dos santos, cleo
kadhja bonet, the visitor
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Empress Menen and Princesses of Ethiopia in the early 1930's - photo by: Solomon Kibriye The Mother of A Nation Often times in society, when we tell the stories of great leaders and monarchs we exalt and exemplify the roles of our patriarchs and neglect to highlight the contributions made by our matriarchs. Women’s Day is a chance to take a step back and acknowledge the work that was put in by our female leaders so that we can enjoy and expand our freedoms. In Ethiopia the roles our matriarchal figures have played throughout history have been pivotal in the...
YOU SPOKE AND we HEARD. WE ARE SO EXCITED THAT YOU ALL ENJOYED OUR LAST PLAYLIST-SO THIS TIME AROUND I DECIDED TO SHARE A PLAYLIST OF SOME OF PHENOMENAL FEMALE ARTISTS ! here ARE MY FAVORITES! Savannah Re BORN IN MONTREAL, AND RAISED IN SCARBOROUGH, SAVANNAH RE IS NO OVER NIGHT SUCCESS! THIS SINGER AND SONG WRITER has been CREATING WONDERFUL WORK FOR YEARS AND her recent project opia is THE EPITOME OF ALL hard work AND SUCCESS! FILLED WITH TONES OF skill and STYLE- YOU CAN FIND HER LATEST project AT: WWW.SAVANNARE.COM Adeline Originally introduced...
WRITEN BY MAIDA GHIDE Growing up in North America you learn quickly that the words slavery and cotton are synonymous. From a young age we are taught that our people were carried on ships and forced to cultivate crops against their will. We are taught to be ashamed of the labor of our ancestors – and if your teacher or your family didn’t tell you about it, then the books, or the TV screen definitely did. The fact is, cotton is the backbone of one of the wealthiest nations today and remains a multi-billion dollar industry. What you are not...
This summer we got to working with music artist RIZZLA on his latest music video TWOTWO. Check him out looking airy as-f@#$k in our neutral toned Ethiopian cotton. Given his cool and flowy nature- we thought it was only right to set him up in ourAdiam- Oversized button up
Tell us how you like it ! LINK TO VIDEOvideo creditscreative direction:rizzla &maida ghidewardrobe styling:maida ghideCINEMATOGRAPHYSHANE CAMPBELL&JARED JOSEPHeditorSHANE CAMPBELL
I put together a Spotify playlist for you to get in the mood with me. CHECK IT OUT HERE This playlist features some of my favorite artists who helped inspire and uplift me through out my creation process. Who might you ask are some of these artists? Well I'll tell you about some of my personal favorites. BEZUNESH BEKELE Bizunesh Bekele was an Ethiopian soul singer who was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Bizunesh was born in 1936 and came into popularity in 1960's -70s. She sang in Amharic and was often referred to as the "Aretha Franklin of...