T H | I N K It started with family. The culture embedded in my DNA motivated me to create a brand with a purpose. The purpose that would cultivate connections with people around the world and promote African culture in a manner that was bold, and unapologetic. With a name as unusual as Amyang,Continue reading “R E | D E E M”
I used to carry a heavy load. The picture proves this. 2011: I was living a lifestyle that involved constantly traveling (within the US) and I partied like a rockstar…I have never been shy around a camera, and only my closest family members mentioned to me that I may need to become more mindfulContinue reading ““A Word…””
The universe has a strange way of connecting people. About a year after first hearing about Deniro Farrar (a rapper being compared to Tupac Shakur), I was introduced to him at a private album listening party in Brooklyn, New York. He seemed pretty chill, but I didn’t hold a long conversation with him. The nextContinue reading “Deniro Farrar: A Dinner Conversation with the Leader of Cult Trap”
Day 14: Make yourself physically available when it is necessary. When it is not, spend time with yourself. You deserve “you” time, and you don’t have to justify it to anyone.
I woke up for the Inaugural EmpowerHER Conference in NYC after sleeping for two point seven five hours. Yep. I took a nap. A whole entire poolside nap on the eve of a business conference. Instead of sleeping, I decided to finally do the thing that was looming over my head. I decided to finallyContinue reading “10 reasons why EmpowerHER 2016 was Empowering”
RLC is my business bestie and active member of my tribe. She has a ton of accolades associated with her, but for the purpose of this note, she is my AE (short for Alter Ego-long story) and she motivates me to write. Her current doctoral studies have influenced me to pay closer attention to social media and its affect on my life. I must admit that my timeline is filled with a lot of motivational images, videos, and memes that have influenced me. I have arrived at this moment, and this is how I feel in this moment. So I decided to write a note to myself, because this moment must be captured. It’s too important to drown it in Pinot Noir. I need this moment to count for something other than internal shock.