[ione_embed src=https://www.youtube.com/embed/6We9QlNshQI service=youtube width=1280 height=800 type=iframe] June's Diary is back and better than ever. The female quartet and stars of BET's Chasing Destiny: Gabby, Kristal, Shyann and Ashly takes matters into their own hands and delivers the soulful classic sounds of Jodeci's "Stay." Directed by Derek Blanks, the beautiful ladies sing the throwback melodies of... Continue Reading →
R&B songstress Demetria McKinney releases her new single and video featuring singer/songwriter Kandi. The song titled "Unnecessary Trouble" premiered last night on Season 8 of Bravo TV's Real Housewives of Atlanta where McKinney made a guest appearance. The video was directed by famed photographer Derek Blanks and features RHOA alumni Claudia Jordan. Regarding the inspiration... Continue Reading →
Directed by Derek Blanks, inspiration from the hit television series: Scandal, definitely comes into play in Faith Evans newest visual entitled "Fragile." In the video, Faith plays "First Lady" to actor Pooch Hall, who holds down the fork as President of the United States. With Infidelity in tow, Faith pulls out her inner Mellie Grant... Continue Reading →
Faith Evans premieres her new visual entitled "I Deserve It" featuring Missy Elliot, and Missy's newest music muse, Sharaya J. The video was directed by Derek Blanks, which provides a club scene, as internet sensation, JJ Fish tries to hit on Faith. But at the end, Terrell Owens comes to Faith's rescue. Peep a few... Continue Reading →
Taking on the role of BET's hit series 'Being Mary Jane', singer-songwriter Sevyn Streeter decides to make a few post-its of her own in the new video "nEXT."
Jaheim simply hasn't lost his musical touch. The soulful crooner is back with a jawn dedicated to timeless black beauty entitled "Age Ain't A Factor". The singer recruits beauty bombshells; LisaRaye, Cynthia Bailey and Vivica A. Fox with the direction of renown photographer and video director, Derek Blanks -- delivering a beauty imagery that is... Continue Reading →
Today, exclusively at SFPL, Chrisette Michele releases Part 1 of her Audiovisual with the song entitled "CHARADES", featured on her upcoming mixtape 'Audrey Hepburn: Audiovisual Presentation'. Chrisette Michele did an amazing job of styling herself for the video and with the help of photographer Derek Blanks - the visual is amazing. We will launch an in... Continue Reading →
Here is a new video from the legendary Sister With Voices...SWV! Peep their new video single "Co-Sign" after the jump...
Check out some BTS footage from Mr. Blanks himself, as he gives B-Rocka a little Alter Ego-ness! Check it out! Dopeness! Thoughts?
Brandy x Derek Blanks collabo together on an explosive yet beautiful shoot of B-Rocka's Alter Ego! Check it out! View small gallery below and more at StraightFromTheA.com Photography: Derek Blanks Hair: Kiyah Wright Nails: Tatilay Bankole Wardrobe: Ashley Sean Thomas Makeup: Samual Paul