MABKC: Driven Producer and Musician

How Kansas City music producer, MABkc is making his impact on the city. Give me something here. Something more to think about other than disdain and a wrongful sense of hopelessness. It starts as a rhythmic tide, rising  to the opportunity of making us feel like ourselves again. It is the pulse, the beat, the strumming reassurances when we may need them most. The sound … Continue reading MABKC: Driven Producer and Musician

Toni Bynes: Serving Makeup Madness

Kansas City artist, Toni Bynes serves makeup looks that’ll drive you wild. Anxiety is high but so are the stakes. We know, deep down, that the changes that are happening must happen. If anything is for certain it’s that, this may very well be the best time for reflections. To be able to pause and redirect our intentions as we move into new spaces, physically … Continue reading Toni Bynes: Serving Makeup Madness

Jakobi Seawood: Dedicated Fashion Designer

Dedicated Kansas City artist, Jakobi Seawood leads with continued motivation. Somewhere off in the distance of time lies your future. There lies your unlocked secrets to your success, with the stepping stones of ambitions between here and then. Striving daily to see a natural progression of ourselves, we also come across a certain motivation and inspiration within us. By keeping to our purpose, that light … Continue reading Jakobi Seawood: Dedicated Fashion Designer

Cynethia Williams: Vibrant Fashion Stylist

Kansas City artist, Cynethia Williams creates waves as a vibrant Fashion Stylist and influencer. There are times where the pressure of pursuing your passion is so high that it’s suffocating. This is when the fear of failure and the rushing momentum in life keeps us wrapped up in what we know too well; our comfort zones. We may want to do more and be more … Continue reading Cynethia Williams: Vibrant Fashion Stylist

The Kansas City Renaissance Narrative

Meet the Black Kansas City artists featured for The Black Sunflower’s upcoming project, The Kansas City Renaissance Narrative. Yes, Kansas City is the home of the 2020 Super Bowl champs but there is much more happening here. Lately, we have felt our city changing in ways unimaginable and often we don’t get the representation that we deserve, and the percentage gets smaller when we consider … Continue reading The Kansas City Renaissance Narrative

Queen Latifah: All Hail the Queen

As her reign continues, we bounce back to the Queen Latifah’s trailblazing debut album; All Hail the Queen. There are many reasons why I’ve idolized Queen Latifah for so many years as the multi-talented artists has caused movement in my life and for others, spanning generations. The one reason that stands out the most is her role as Khadijah James in the hit 90’s sitcom, … Continue reading Queen Latifah: All Hail the Queen