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What up savage folk, Been a minute since I dropped a tidbit of this wealthy knowledge on you all so I decided to give you guys a little information on 401k investing and why it is so very important to achieving a wealthy lifestyle. Let’s just say after 4+ years of slaving the system we […]

Yes, Another “Best Of” List: 2013′s Top Movies, Music, and TV Shows

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52 Week Money Challenge

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New year, frugal you? Here’s a really simple savings plan that anyone can do and end up with about $1400 saved by the end of the year. It starts with saving $1 the first week,  $2 the second, and $3 the third…etc. Whether you’re working on reducing your debt, saving for a vacation,  or want to pump […]

YOU AIN’T GOT THE ANSWERS!: Is Kanye West Right or Nah?

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In case you’ve missed it, Kanye West has released his self-inflicted gag order with the media since the release of his sixth studio album, Yeezus. Between the interviews and tours, West has made it VERY clear where he stands with the fashion industry big dogs, and  I can’t say I’m completely mad at him. West […]

King Without A Crown?: Kendrick Lamar Rapper of the Year & It Wasn’t Even Close

King Without A Crown?- Kendrick Lamar Rapper of the Year & It Wasn't Even Close

It has indeed been a successful year for hip-hop music. From A$AP Rocky starting the year off with a chart topping album, to the summer of hip-hop that saw releases from Jay Z, Kanye West, J. Cole, & Mac Miller; and to both Drake and Eminem’s platinum selling efforts. It is clear that it’s been […]

Food For Thought: Is Rap Ruining Our Lives? ( Part 2: Rap & Relationships)

Food For Thought- Is Rap Ruining Our Lives-Part 2- Rap & Relationships

Continuing in our  ”Is Rap Ruining Our Lives” series … today we tackle Rap and Relationships! Whew, this like stated in our post previously is by no means a scientific proven effect from listening to rap music; but more my personal opinion.  Agree with it or not , I’d love to read your thoughts so […]

The Savage Digest: Get the lowdown on Acne Scarring, Will You Buy A ‘Beast Jesus’ Tee?, and The 12 Best Foods For Your Diet

The Savage Digest- Get the lowdown on Acne Scarring, Will You Buy A 'Beast Jesus' Tee?, and The 12 Best Food For Your Diet

Beauty -{HuffPost} Acne Scars 101. Educate yourself on the dreaded hyper-pigmentation. The Huffington Posts gives the do’s/don’ts and separates myth from fact  in a recent post. The article also gives tips on how to lessen your chances to receive post acne marks/scars. We’re here for it! - {Refinery29}  There’s a CVS around the corner and you’re in NEED […]

Culture: King Kendrick Lamar – Opinions from Mr.Savage

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Unless you have been living under a rock or exiled from social media for the past 12+ hours you know that Kendrick Lamar has put the Internet and the music community in a frenzy. Last night Big Sean leaked a song that did not quite make it to his upcoming album, Hall of Fame, due […]

Food For Thought: Is Rap Ruining Our Lives (Part 1: Rap & Materialism)

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Come on baby, light my fire/ Everything you drop is so tired/ Music is supposed to inspire/ How come we ain’t getting no higher? In the immortal words of Lauryn we begin our Food For Thought Series “Is Rap Ruining Our Lives?” . By no means are we actually saying rap IS ruining lives , but rather posing […]

Weave Files: Undetectable Wigs – A Hidden Treasure Revealed

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Now I know the term WIG is something that we alllll would have frowned upon a few years ago! Wigs have always been something that were worn by necessity instead of style…but my my my have times changed! Before this New Age Wig Era, wigs were typically short, with tight curls, and tangled! LOL! I […]

The Savage Digest: Just Say NO to Celebrity Beauty Brands, Why 2 Chainz specifically used Dark Skin girls in “Feds Watching”, & Can exercising alter genes?

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Beauty -{HuffPost} If I had a dime for every celebrity that dropped a beauty product we’d all be rich. The Huffington Post says what  all beauty gurus have been thinking. To put it plainly, celebrity beauty products suck for the amount of money they’re asking you for them. Attach a name like RiRi to an already […]

Get Your Life: Tips & Tricks for Cleaning and Organizing Your Music Library -Spring Cleaning

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…. Quite possibly the most annoying pop-up message from any piece of technology (aside from that 10% battery warning of course). Being a hoarder is not ok; I mean have you seen the show on TLC?! The majority of us keep our house, room, desk, bathroom, and all of our daily spaces’ clean, strong emphasis […]

Food For Thought: Sex & Spirituality – Views On The @EssenceMag “Single, Sexy & Saved” Article

Food For Thought- Sex & Spirituality - Views On The @EssenceMag Single, Sexy & Saved Article

(I apologize in advanced for the length , but it had to be talked about) Um yes. You read that title correctly. I was recently drawn to this article written by Charreah K. Jackson in the March 2013 edition of Essence Magazine by a small but noticeable title on the cover that read “Yes, You […]

The Savage Digest: Rihanna & MAC Will Be Unapologetic To Our Wallets, Rachel Roy On Her Fall 2013 Inspiration Playlist, & The Benefits of Coconut Water

The Savage Digest- Rihanna & MAC Cosmetics Will Be Unapologetic To Our Wallets, Rachel Roy Shares Her Fall 2013 Collection Playlist, And The Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Beauty -{WWD} Haven’t been getting enough of Rihanna? Obviously not!  It’s being reported that the “Unapologetic” singer will also NOT be sorry for raking in the coins that we throw to her new MAC Cosmetics collection. Properly named “Riri (hearts) MAC” the cosmetics collab we’ve been waiting for will include not only just lipsticks & lipglass, […]

The Savage Digest: Simple Tips To Brighten Under Eyes, TV show “Girls” Gets Real On Body Image, And Style’s Split Second Previews Of Fashion Week Collections

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Beauty   -{TheBeautyDepartment} Bags, if you can jump in the ones under your eyes and live there then this one is for you! The Beauty Department gives you their “oh so simple” technique on how to conceal and brighten the under eye. {WWD} If you’re loving our recent mani & nail art addition to the color crush […]

Beauty Crush: Jada Pinkett Smith Attending New York Fashion Week Fall 2013

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Hey Savages! Happy hump day. We’re going to start this thing off right with a proper Beauty Crush. Jada Pinkett Smith is a gorgeous woman there’s no debating that. One look and you could never guess her age correctly! She recently was spotted attending the shows of New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013 glowing like […]

Sounds & Visuals: “Water Runs Dry” – Boyz 2 Men

While we give our wonderful Culture curator Krystal a well deserved break …I decided to hit y’all with an oldie but goodie. Yes yes y’all real R&B , not that “urban contemporary” stuff that the Grammys was hollering on Sunday. Um, who else do you know that can sing and harmonize in a barren dry […]

The Savage Digest: Defeat Winter Chapped Lips, Life Lessons from “The Devil Wears Prada”, and Justin Timberlake & Tom Ford Team Up For “20/20″

The Savage Digest- Defeat Winter Chapped Lips, Life Lessons from "The Devil Wears Prada", and Justin Timberlake & Tom Ford Team Up For "20/20"

Beauty   -{Allure} Chapped Lips? Dry Skin.. the many plagues of the wonderful season we call winter! Please, for all of our sakes fight off your cracked lips and regin victorious with a moisturized pout ANYONE would want to kiss. Use the info graciously laid out by Allure to do so. {TheGrio} Once and for all let’s […]

Food For Thought: Is Code Switching a Cop-out On Culture?

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It’s the oldest trick in the book for those of us out there who have to consciously balance our ratch…I mean, not so professional ways and “proper” dialect in the 21st century — code switching. Oh!, so y’all want to act like y’all don’t code switch? Growing up we called it using our white girl […]

The Savage Digest: Tips To Lose Holiday Weight, An Understandable Fiscal Cliff Breakdown, Sales Galore – The Best Time To Buy

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The Savage Digest is a weekly feature that drops every wednesday with interesting and informational links to articles found around the net . This post is in essence a collective of links, a mini RSS feed of sorts, that we share concerning Beauty, Culture, Style and/or Health. Beauty/Health -{Allure} The holidays are over, sadly. What […]

Fast Forward: D’Jango Unchained

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The long awaited film feature your favorite actor’s favorite actor, Jamie Foxx finally dropped on Christmas day. D’Jango Unchained is….different from most films that we see about slavery. Only Quentin Tarintino, given his movie track record, could get away with something like this. The movie puts a new point of view on one of the […]

The Savage Digest: Top Makeup Trends of 2012, Mass Murderers and Race, and A Study Reveals Blacks Buy To Suggest High Status

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The Savage Digest is a weekly feature that drops every wednesday with interesting and informational links to articles found around the net . This post is in essence a collective of links, a mini RSS feed of sorts, that we share concerning Beauty, Culture, Style and/or Health.   Beauty -{Essence} Purple eyes, Nude lips, and […]

Weave Files: Lace Closure Install- Pics,Tricks, & Tips

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Hey Savages! I know I’ve been promising this for the longest, even teasing instagram with pictures of the progress. I finally got around to putting together the post , so here it is a lace closure 101… from the savage perspective.     I was put on to lace closure via the lovely hairnistas of […]

Fast Forward:The Beyonce’ HBO Documentary

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runs around the blogsphere franticly shouting ‘KING BEY’, Slowly and calmly sets Beyonce’ stannery aside and takes four deep breaths WHEW. The current Queen of EVERYTHING… slaps stannery back into place The current queen of pop is bearing all come Feburary 16, 2013. Soon after Beyonce’ serves up a fresh meal of fierceness at the halftime […]

The Savage Digest: The Worst Word Of 2012, Baby It’s Cold Outside is A Date Rape Anthem?, and Why ‘Curvy’ is Becoming The New Wolf Cry

The Savage Digest- The Worst Word Of 2012, Baby It's Cold Outside is A Date Rape Anthem?,  and Why 'Curvy' is Becoming The New Wolf Cry

The Savage Digest is a weekly feature that drops every wednesday with interesting and informational links to articles found around the net . This post is in essence a collective of links, a mini RSS feed of sorts, that we share concerning Beauty, Culture, Style and/or Health.    Beauty   -{Allure} If you’re the one who […]