Interview with Grande’ Beauty

Question: What do you think about when you’re alone in your car? Answer: When I’m in the car alone I think about my destiny and my past. I think of the past often and thay one thing I could have done differently that affected my destiny. Question: What’s your favorite ’90s jam? Answer: Oh my goodness there are so many. Right now I’ll say Zhane “Mr.Dj” Question: If you could be any animal in the…

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Bullied…to Beauty Queen by Susan Russo

I’d like to tell you a little caterpillar to butterfly story. I was not what you would call the most popular girl in high school. In fact, the word “popular” seemed to be something that was way beyond my reach. The only attention I got from the popular people was the occasional “Ugh why don’t you take a bath?” You see, I was an abused child. I grew up the middle child of middle class…

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Curvy Compositions: Grande’ Beauty  

  By: Shanta Patrick The curvy Georgia peach, Grande’ Beauty is a spoken word artist hailing from Columbus, Georgia.  She is dubbed the Sultry Poetess and once you have heard her speak, you will know exactly how she earned that title. Her sound is a blend of spoken word and neo soul with a deep sensual tone.  Her first recording, “Memoirs of a Sultry Poetess” (2013) is still the talk of the town. Grande’ Beauty…

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COVER GIRL INTERVIEW:

If you have not heard of Rajdulari, you are missing out on a special treat.  This curvy girl slays in every way imaginable.  She sings, she is a fashionista and she is a healthy living advocate.  We had an opportunity to catch up with this phenomenal woman.  Check out her responses to our “Twenty Questions with the Cover Girl”.1. How would you describe your style as a teenager? Believe it or not, I was actually a…

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The Model…The Mogul…Gwen Devoe!

Yolanda Givens, our Executive Director had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Devoe YG: A lot of women admire you and look to you for inspiration. Who do you admire and look to for inspiration, and why? GD: I am sincerely grateful when women say they admire and look up to me.  Often it’s a heavy cross to bear but your calling is your calling and I have decided to accept that calling.  There are several…

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Letter from the Editor… Shanta Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

It’s official!  This is the LAUNCH ISSUE of CURVY GIRLS SLAY MAGAZINE!  We are so excited to bring you all things #CURVY!  This issue is PACKED with interesting and intriguing material.  Topics about fitness, health, domestic abuse, sexual health, curvy girl shopping, fiction, poetry and more are tucked into these pages.  Allow us to be your go-to source for a curvalicious good time! This inaugural issue of Curvy Girls Slay Magazine is a special three…

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