They hail from all points of the compass. But they all have a passion and a flair for barbering, and they can all deliver that elusive thing: a really great haircut.
Cultural expositor Tyrus Rochell Townsend has written for Essence, Black Enterprise, Bevel Code, VH1.com, Uptown, Vibe, BET.com, The Atlanta Post, Bleu Magazine, Details Style Network and numerous other publications. Read about his style musings at The Gentleman’s Daily and follow him on Twitter @gentlemansdaily and on Instagram at @tyrusrochelltownsend and @thegentlemansdaily.
The era of New Jack Swing and boy bands saw artists experimenting with a bevy of street inspired, hip-hop influenced, and athletic-minded garments that forged a lasting look.
When it first appeared, Do the Right Thing was seen as a validation and celebration of street style clothing. Three decades later, it’s still inspiring us.
A cultural emblem and a political statement (see Colin Kaepernick), the Afro is also a haircut, and as such, it requires care and grooming. We’re here to help.