Esperanza Spalding

Natural Beauty: Esperanza Spalding Shines in S Moda Magazine

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Esperanza Spalding has arresting natural beauty to go with her extraordinary musical talent. The Grammy award-winning jazz singer and musician is showing off the former in a beautiful shoot for the November 2012 issue of Spain’s S Moda Magazine. Draped in fluid floor-length gowns, vibrant...

Take a Listen: Esperanza Spalding’s New Album Radio Music Society

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In early February Esperanza Spalding gave us a clue about what to expect on her upcoming album, which officially comes out March 20, through the song and video for “Black Gold.” Thank goodness for her growing popularity recent years; without the attention she’s been getting from the...

It’s Not Just Hair: Viola Davis & Esperanza Spalding Put Natural Hair Front & Center at the Oscars

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Last night at the 84th annual Academy Awards, the stars lit up the red carpet in true Hollywood fashion. While many oogled the designer dresses, jewelry, and stars, black Twitter (and the Negro-net) was steadily giving props to Viola Davis for her “bold” choice to rock...

Inspired By: Esperanza Spalding

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Before her astounding and well deserved win at the 2011 Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, very few people knew who Esperanza Spalding was. Luckily, we weren’t one of those few. We’ve been wild about Esperanza since she released her first solo album titled Junjo...

Esperanza Spalding for T Magazine

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Grammy Award winner Esperenza Spalding covers this month’s T Magazine. With her beautiful ‘fro, large hoops and understated makeup, Esperanza is a study in natural beauty. The article celebrates Esperanza for being what News and Feature Director, Sally Singer, calls “a celebrity for all the...

Kanye West, Esperanza Spalding, M.I.A. and Janelle Monae for W Magazine

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A great musician is nothing without his or her own personal sense of style. When an artist makes it big, the image must follow, which usually means a high-fashion designer behind the scenes. W Magazine is celebrating the partnership between fashion and music in its...