• Being Single In Atlanta: How Did I Get Here?

    Article Written By: Fallon “Purpalator” Antoinette Single (adj): only one in number; one only; unique; sole. (n) one person or thing; a single one. It was two and a half years ago when I decided to move back to Atlanta. Why did I move? I was born and raised in the 3rd ward of New Orleans […]
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  • #EssenceFest Tips: Keeping Your Hair Beautiful In Humid Air

    Being a natural haired woman these days can be hard during any season really, but if we want to straighten our hair during the hot summer months, it can be a bit of a hassle. As women of color, we have many different textures of hair so it’s kind of hard to break down to […]
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  • Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Set To Close Friday Night At Essence Fest 2015!

    Article written by: Purpalator  It’s been 10 years since Maze Ft. Frankie Beverly has hit the Essence Festival Stage. I, for one am ecstatic about it. I grew up listening to Maze ft. Frankie Beverly and I always thought they were from New Orleans until a few years ago at Jazz Fest 201o when Frankie […]
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  • Sign Up for Essence Day of Service and Help #BringTheLove to New Orleans

    Written By: Purpalator It’s been 10 years since hurricane Katrina and without the help and service of people who love this city and has helped rebuild it, we wouldn’t have had a such a bounce back like we did. Yes, the city is fully back to normal, who says it will ever be? You and […]
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  • PlaneHOUSE Presents: Kara Juélz x Bzy “BANG”

    Two of the coolest, most fashionable people I know have hooked up and will be releasing one of the hottest EPs for summer 2015. I have watched both Kara Juélz and Bzy on their journey as individuals, I’m so excited to see what they have put together as a team! Bzy is my co-host on #THEDAMNRADIOSHOW […]
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  • Divorce Papers Can Be Served Via Facebook?

    According to the NYDailyNews, a Brooklyn woman scored a judge’s approval to legally change her relationship status to “single” via Facebook. In a landmark ruling, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is allowing a nurse named Ellanora Baidoo to serve her elusive husband with divorce papers via a Facebook message. Baidoo, 26, “is granted permission serve […]
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  • Music Monday: GLC Set To Work On New Album With Kanye West And Dame Dash

    GLC made a name for himself back in the early 2000s with his collaboration with Kanye West on his first two albums. Not only did he drop a verse, he also helped produce a couple tracks. I had the pleasure of interviewing him a few months back on my radio show and learned that he […]
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  • Instagram Faves!

    I practically spend all of my free time on Instagram and besides myself, there are plenty of interesting people on there. (In case y’all didn’t know. Lol) I have decided to share just a FEW of the people I like to see on my timeline. First up is the extremely handsome @jai_amaru_13 and his precious […]
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  • Beauty Tip: DIY Sugar Scrub with Coconut Oil

    Coconut Oil has become one of the most used products for just about anything these days, whether it be beauty use, health use, or cooking use everyone is using it. I have a friend that has a bad case of eczema so everytime she bathes she uses a sugar scrub followed by baby oil and […]
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  • Blog Series::Dating In…

    I am so excited to start this blog series! At first, I thought I was the only one going through dating hell in Atlanta, but after further investigation it seems like men and women everywhere are dealing with some sort of dating crisis. This series will be an open discussion, I want to try to […]
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  • Exhibit Be Block Power

    Sean Cummings and Ekistics, Inc. present the closing celebration for ExhibitBE, the largest street art exhibit in the American South. All weekend they’ve been celebrating the beauty of art at Exhibit Be, today is the last day and your last chance to experience something very beautiful. I’ve only seen it via FaceTime, but it was […]
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  • Ciara Releases New Song ‘I Bet’

    Ciara blessed us with a beautiful cover of L’Uomo Vogue and now she has released a new single ‘I Bet’. Ciara hasn’t really said anything about the breakup with her ex-fiancé Future. Instead, she shares all her feelings through song (as any good songstress does). Some lyrics: So you bought me a car?He can buy […]
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  • Nancy Grace Debates With 2Chainz: Legalizing Marijuana

    I would like to first start off by saying that I don’t normally watch the Nancy Grace Show on HLN because her facial expressions scare me. However, I  listen to 2Chainz on the regular, I also know that he is an educated black man who likes to make trap music that I just so happen […]
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  • Jazmine Sullivan Releases Album ‘Reality Show’

    This is what I’ve been waiting for! It’s been four years since Jazmine Sullivan released an album and she is coming back strong with her highly anticipated new album Reality Show. I, for one, am extremely excited about this; I just love her voice. Reality Show is a mix of current and nostalgic tones which brings […]
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  • One Of The Most Annoying Texts: “WYD”

    One of my biggest pet peeves is getting a text from somebody that has absolutely no meaning behind it. WYD, is the most common text that I absolutely can’t stand for a number of reasons. One, is because it’s a very abrassive text; like it has an undertone of “tell me what you’re doing, or […]
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  • The Daily Dose With Purp!

    Yes, ladies and gents; ‘The Gapevine’ is no more. Although I love talking about what’s hot in celebrity news and “gossip”, I feel I have so much more to offer. So with that being said…I now bring you ‘Daily Dose’! What you can look forward to: Happenings in my daily life, beauty tips, tutorials, how […]
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