Entertainment & Sports Archives - Mocha Man Style
Jorge Orta y su Tumbaká Live at Afro-Latin Fest
World-renowned percussionist Jorge ‘CroCro’ Orta formed this group in 2010 to explore the many styles of Latin and Caribbean music. The name Tumbaká comes from the African word ‘tumba,’ which in some West Indies islands, is synonymous with percussion. Tumbaká’s members are bongo player Orlando Andrade (Colombia), in timbales Rhumer Mora... Read more
Eric Benét Shares His Thoughts on Music, Marriage, and Fatherhood
Singer, songwriter, and actor, Eric Benét, has released seven albums and earned a #1 hit on the R&B chart with “Spend My Life with You” (featuring Tamia). He has also earned four Grammy Award nominations – Best Traditional R&B Performance, “Sometimes I Cry” (2011); Best male R&B V0cal Performance,... Read more
Exclusive Single Release Preview: “Songs I Wrote When You Left” by Sha Davis and the 1990’s
I set out to write a song about the way you loved me/ I end up writing a song about the way you left me – Sha Davis and the 1990’s from “Songs I Wrote When You Left” I first saw Sha Davis and the 1990’s perform at Cafeza,... Read more
African American Cosplayers at Comicpalooza 2018
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: The Women of Wakanda
Black women are strong and powerful. They’ve displayed these qualities for centuries whether on the battlefield, in the boardroom, on the throne, or in the home. In the film Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, strong black women were front and center. “Strong women and women’s influence on culture and society... Read more
 You Don’t Want to Miss Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer Tour
Janelle Monáe is awesome. When I listened to her first album, The ArchAndroid, I was amazed by her musical talent. Even Prince became fan. But it wasn’t until I saw, Monáe in concert that I realized what an incredible performer she truly is. I saw her at the Day For... Read more
Dallas Mavericks Point Guard, Dennis Smith Jr., Overcame a Devastating Injury to Make it to the NBA
Prior to his senior year of high school, Dallas Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr tore his ACL, causing him to miss the entire season. This devastating knee injury was a nightmare that threatened Smith’s dream of making it to the elite collegiate level and then on to the NBA.... Read more
Chadwick Boseman Returns to Howard to Deliver Commencement Address
I graduated from Howard University in 1994 and our commencement speaker was General Colin Powell. General Powell delivered a heartfelt, motivating speech that challenged us to go out into the world and make a difference. Over the years, Howard has drawn several prominent comment speakers such as Sean “Diddy”... Read more
Mocha Man Style Mixtape: Singer Sha Davis
Mocha Man Style Mixtape celebrates the music we all love by asking creative people to share their favorite songs. Sha Davis is a Houston-based performer and lead singer for the band Sha Davis and the 1990s. Her mixtape includes an eclectic selection of songs and musicians. “Caro Mio Ben”... Read more
Live Out Loud Band Performs Michael Jackson’s “I Wanna Rock With You”
Live Out Loud Band performs a jazzy rendition of Michael Jackson’s “I Wanna Rock With You” at the INCEPTION fashion show in Houston, TX.  Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share your thoughts on this article. Follow us on Instagram @mochamanstyle Read more