Arts + Culture

Shameless Maya on 5 Years of Being Shameless and How to Tackle Self-Doubt

We catch up with Shameless Maya on her five year anniversary on YouTube, what keeps her inspired and more.

If there’s someone to look to as an example of how to be fearless and own your gifts and talents, it’s Maya Washington. Known as Shameless Maya on the internet, Washington is a fierce maven on YouTube, an actor and creative producer.

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How Kwesta Wrote One of the Biggest South African Hip-Hop Songs of This Era

Kwesta breaks down the process behind "Ngud'," his massive South African anthem alongside Cassper Nyovest and DJ Maphorisa—and one of the biggest SA hip-hop songs of his era.

Kwesta's "Ngud'" is massive.

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Style

Meet the Nigerian Sisters On a Mission to Keep Your Melanin Poppin' and Protected

Nigerian sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa of Bolden on the importance of developing beauty products that benefit women of color.

Even if you’re not a person of color, you know what the dermatological adjective “ashy” is: Tiny flecks of dried skin that show up on people with more melanin. But you might not know how difficult it is to find products that don’t leave white residue, like when you apply sunscreen.

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