Iesha The Glam God

Do you enjoy make-up, but need a little guidance on how to SLAY your look? Are you into fashion and looking good?! Well we interviewed a true Glam God who can lead you in the right direction! Representing Chicago, IL, Iesha King is a Nurse, Cosmetologist, and Beauty Blogger (BOSS STATUS!) Iesha tells us that she is driven by her […]

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Lady Singh Photography

Are you looking to do a photoshoot soon, but need an experienced photographer? Do you have an upcoming project that may need voice overs or just need a model or 2? Well meet Jeanine Singh! A multi-talented photographer making serious BOSS MOVES! Originally from New Have, CT, but now residing in Ocala, FL, Jeanine Singh is a Product Photographer of […]

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Nailed By Lace

Do you enjoy pampering yourself, in forms of spa days? When was the last time you got your nails done? Can’t get enough of that nail bling? Well whether you’re planning a trip to the nail salon for pampering or special occasion, make sure you let this seasoned and highly creative Nail Technician hook you up!! Representing Columbus, Ohio, Syreeta […]

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Black Republic & Company

Ever heard the famous James Brown song, “I’m Black and I’m Proud” ? Well go ahead and start singing that song now, as we bring to you a phenomenal clothing company that screams that they are Black and proud LOUDLY!! Introducing Black Republic and Company…  Representing Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies, Stokely Stennett is the Founder and CEO of Black Republic and Company. Black Republic and Company  is a collective social conscious brand that provides a platform which discusses a variety of topics pertinent to the forward movement of the black culture, as it stands in America today and global effects. Through a weekly podcast comprised of diverse male characters, monikered, The Black Manist Podcast, where they debate different perspectives for their audience to both identify with and to be inspired to continue the discussion and revolutionize towards change. Additionally, they have a dope clothing brand which reiterates the movement of the republic for which they stand, including clothing and wares that speak life to black global mobilization and organization. Black Republic and Company has 35 products available, and offers Winter and Summer gear. There products includes custom men and women’s apparel, with the trending logo of the elephant. They also include Unisex, Men and Women’s Tees, Hoodies, Socks, and Tanks! So how did Stokely get into deigning clothes? When younger, Stokely  was inspired by FUBU!  “The For Us By US was for me, the Ralph Lauren for Black Folks. I mean […]

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J&S Treats

Do you have a frequent sweet tooth?! Have an upcoming celebration for special occasion, and would like to add a lovely touch to it? Well we have just the right person for you! Meet Chloe… the sweet treat QUEEN! Originally from Calumet City, IL, but residing in Freeport, IL, Chloe A. B. Heyward is the President of the Policy Council for the NICAA Head Start Program for Stephenson and Jo Davies County, Digital Organizer for Security First Title Company, Referral Agent for World Financial Group(WFG), and the Owner/Chocolatier of J & S Treats LLC! (BOSS STATUS) Chloe tells us that her children are her motivation and she is focused on giving them the best! “J&S, are the initials of my children. They are the sweetest things in my life, and I want to provide the best things for them by being successful at this.” For Chloe, cooking has always been an overall passion of hers, and she loves making savory foods.  Chloe tells us that she loves making savory foods, such as Racks of Lamb, Whole Baked Chicken, and Homemade Garlic Butter Biscuits. So how did Chloe get into making sweet treats?  During her second pregnancy, she was up late craving sweet treats! This then sparked an interest in her to make treats, so she decided to look further into making the treats healthier for herself and the baby throughout the pregnancy. (AMAZING!!)  In the beginning of Chloe’s business, she […]

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Alison Vaughn

Are you a Detroit resident, needing assistance with employment? Want to learn how to work smarter, not harder? Well Boss Up Magazine interviewed a woman of impact and inspiration. Meet Alison Vaughn, an entrepreneur and leader that is making serious BOSS moves, in her community! Representing Detroit, MI, Alison Vaughn is the Founder & CEO of Jackets for Jobs Inc, […]

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Coffee x Hustle

Are you looking to get your business rebranded, but don’t know who to turn to? Interested in being a Publicist, but need a few pointers?  Well we have just the right person for you! Meet Narcisse James! Representing Baton Rouge, LA, Narcisse is currently a Publicist, Brand Strategist, Graphic Designer, and Owner of the company Coffee x Hustle ! With […]

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Spoken Art

Did you know that art can be seen outside of museums & that it isn’t just in the form of paintings or drawings? Have you ever heard of Spoken Word? Spoken Word is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of any poetry recited aloud. Meet Kendra Renee, a Spoken Word artist who seeks to changes lives, one piece […]

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Black Couple Revolution

Love is a beautiful thing, but Black Love is inspiring and magical! Well Boss Up Magazine got the exclusive details on an organization that not only promotes Black Love full force, but also knows the importance of it! Originally from San Diego, CA, but now residing in New Jersey, Karim Miller is the creator of Black Couple Revolution! This organization […]

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Starr Stage

Ladies, are you looking for a makeover beyond your everyday make-up? Need a facial or bikini wax, but want to go to someone who really knows what they’re doing? Well meet Starr Archer, a well-known and experienced professional, giving women a “Starr” studded body makeover!! Born in Brooklyn, NY, but raised in Lithonia, GA, Starr is an Aesthetician and Beauty […]

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Tylre Avery Music

Ever turned on your Spotify or iTunes app, in search of great music? Find yourself jamming to Hip-Hop or Soul? Well we have just what you’re looking for! Meet Tylre, an Artist who not only can give you the best of both worlds, but who without a doubt needs to be on your musical playlist! Representing Harrisburg, PA, Tylre Avery […]

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The Traveling Nurse

Do you have dreams to travel and see the world? Want to travel, but unsure if you can handle traveling alone? Wanting to plan a nice getaway or experience some amazing culture? Well we spoke with a true BOSS who makes traveling a priority! Born and raised in Southern California, Minci Sekou Stenson is a Labor and Delivery Travel Nurse. […]

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Motivating Smiles

They say first impressions are everything! Well we know a Doctor who can help make your first impression, an unforgettable one! Boss Up Magazine spoke with the amazing Dr. Simone A. Ellis, so if you’re needing or wanting an amazing smile, Dr. Ellis is just the right Dentist for you! Originally from Kansas City, KS, but now residing in Houston, TX, Dr. Ellis is a Dentist and owner of the Smiles Design Studios in Missouri City, TX! (Nicceee!) For Dr. Ellis, she believes that it is her duty, in this world, to try each day to be the best version of herself, and to make those who love her proud. It’s no wonder why she is such a BOSS!! So what made Dr. Ellis decide to become a Dentist? Dr. Ellis tells us that her Father took her to one of his dental appointments to get a tooth pulled, and she fell in love with the procedure at the age of 7. Dr. Ellis later learned that because her Father came from a low socioeconomic status, Dental care wasn’t regular for him, which unfortunately cost him his teeth as an adult. “I decided to turn her curiosity into purpose! I decided to help educate those who may not have the resources or means to understand the importance of dentistry!” Dr. Ellis attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry, now known as Rutgers, located in in New Jersey! She has been […]

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Black Health Lifestyle

Want a fresh start for a healthier lifestyle, but unsure of where to start? Looking to get your body right for the new year or that special occasion, but need some motivation? Well we have just the right motivator for you!! Check it out… Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Port Charlotte, FL, Destiny Colson is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, and Creator of the blog BlackHealthLifestyle! (Dope right?!) For Destiny, joy and feeling happiness is her motivation. Knowing that she can help educate and motivate positivity to others, through her wellness work, is what gives her a daily push! So how did the BlackHealthLifestyle blog come to life? Destiny tells us that while she was browsing through the top fitness and wellness social media pages, she realized that people of color were few and far in between. At that point, Destiny decided that she wanted to provide a place where people of color, can go and see reflections of themselves improving their health and wellness. (#BlackExcellence!!) The BlackHealthLifestyle blog was launched in April of 2017, and it provides a starting point for those that want to acquire and maintain a healthier life. Destiny believes her blog is vital to the world, as it showcases many ways and places that a person can work on their wellness. Though her target audience is herself, friends, and family, Destiny states that any and everyone can benefit from the BlackHealthLifestyle blog! […]

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The BLK BOX

Have you been searching for, wanting to purchase, and use Black owned and created products? Are you a Black Entrepreneur or Business Owner, that is looking to gain more exposure? Want your business to be listed amongst other amazing Black Businesses? Well we have just the right resource for you! Representing Berkeley, CA (Bay Area stand up!!) Monique Dee is an Entrepreneur, Creator of her very own Black Business Directory, and the Creator of The BLK BOX! (BOSS Status!) With her family and community being the source of her motivation, Monique strives to provide the ultimate resource! How did the BLK BOX come to creation? Monique tells us that she got tired of hearing people saying that they don’t where to locate Black owned and created products! (We heard that!) So what exactly is The BLK BOX ? The BLK BOX is a box of 4-5 black owned products, provided by different Black owned businesses, from her Black Business Directory!! (BOOM!)   “I wanted all black businesses to be able to be involved, but I realized that not all businesses have physical products, so we created a business directory to be able to service all black business owner.”     Monique tells us that funding was a challenge she faced, with jumpstarting her company. She has investors wo were ready to invest, but they fell through a month before her first product release date. Although it was extremely hard and […]

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