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A Conversation: Lydia Marumo

My name is Lydia Marumo and I’m from South Africa. I’m studying for a diploma in radio production. I blog, make YouTube videos and create a bit of art in my spare time (I’m also the subject of some of my friends’ photography portfolios sometimes). I like art in all its forms- music, dance, sculptures, paintings, and literature. I’m a sucker for all of that and it’s probably something I can credit my outlook on life to.Continue Reading

Should You Ever Ask Friends For Unpaid “Favors”?

After the situation rose between Fabolous asking the internet sensation Shiggy to do a promotional Instagram post for one of his recent single ‘Choosy’ the question of rather friends should charge friends for promotion arose again.  Fabolous asked Shiggy to do the #ChoosyChallenge and Shiggy asked that he would like to be paid for his efforts.  Even though Fabolous understood and said he wouldn’t pay him out his own pockets, but instead ask his label pay. Casanova made an issue out of Fab even being asked for payment, rather than doing as a favor. So as a creative and a friend is it wrong to ask for payment instead of helping a friend out?Continue Reading

A Conversation With Creatives: Natonya

Hello, my name is Natonya and I graduated from my university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations. Now I’m taking a high interest in Fashion PR. My ultimate goal is to launch a body-positive clothing line with a magazine to accompany it. In the meantime, I run JustNatonya, which is my lifestyle blog. Through fun interviews, easy style tips, inspiring lifestyle stories, and beauty secrets it focuses on empowering people to be their best selves.

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