ANTM Model Fatima Siad for Talbots

This year has been a busy one for Fatima Siad, Somalian model and ex- America’s Next Top Model contestant. Siad has walked the ramp at New York Fashion Week and appeared in campaigns/editorials for Neiman Marcus, Essence Magazine, Express, BCBG Max Azria and Marie Claire, among many. Her latest  is this Fall Catalog shot for…

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Watch Shadeism, Dark Ain’t Lovely on Ladybrille (Film Documentary Video)

This short TV documentary is an introduction to the issue of “shadeism,” the discrimination that exists between the lighter-skinned and darker-skinned members of the same community. This documentary short looks specifically at how it affects young women within the African, Caribbean, and South Asian diasporas. Through the eyes and words of 5 young women and…

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Music News: Storm Records Partners With CM Cap USA for Storm Artist Naeto C

LADYBRILLEmag.com reported strategic partnerships and alliances between Asia and American music industries. We are excited to see similar partnerships/alliances taking place between Africa and the USA. Last week, Storm Records announced a strategic marketing partnership devoted exclusively to the career of Nigerian Hip-Hop superstar Naeto C. Read the details of the business deal in the…

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LADYBRILLE Holiday Film Preview- ‘Tis the Season of Oscar Hopefuls’

Right around the same time that visions of Santa and sugarplums start dancing around in children’s heads, matinee idols begin dreaming of winning an Academy Award. That’s because the studios wait until the Holiday Season to release their best films in theaters, given how Academy voters tend to forget pictures and performances from earlier in…

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Music News: R. Kelly Joins ‘Hands Across the World’ With Africa’s One8 Label

Music deals (collaborations and partnerships) between Africa and the USA continue. This time R&B Singer R.Kelly who visited South Africa June 2009 and shortly after Nigeria, is joining a line up of Africa’s best music stars for a music project called One8 aimed at elevating the image of the continent. Read the details in press…

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Ladybrille’s Janet Jackson ‘For Colored Girls’ Interview

Global icon, trendsetter, businesswoman, and multi-talented entertainer, Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a woman who needs no introduction. Her resume reveals an impressive combination of professional achievements and philanthropic endeavors, and she is currently ranked as one of the top ten best-selling solo artists in the history of contemporary music. Through words and deeds, Janet…

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