My Yorkie Achilles is 6 years old.  In dog years, he’s reached is &%$! it 40’s so I decided to give him a mid-life crisis do. At first glance it may appear that Achilles’ hair is dyed blue.  Dyeing your pet’s hair is a bad idea.  Hair dyes are made for humans and the toxins […]

Ha!  I can’t believe they captured my, “lights, camera, action” whip around.  I don’t play when it’s time to get to work! :) When I covered the red carpet at the NAACP / We TV benefit concert at Howard University’s Blackburn Center, I had no idea my interview with Erica Campbell was being filmed by […]

Heraclitus made a keen observation when he said,”The only thing constant in life is change.” Yet, change is the one thing to which people are most resistant. Change is inevitable so ride the wave instead of fighting the current.  Embrace change! Real life begins outside your comfort zone. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter  

In the words of the legendary Biz Markie, “It’s Spring again!”  I decided to dress for the season.  Black and white is still on trend and I added a chartreuse tank tee for that necessary pop of color.  Statement jewelry is nice but sometimes understatement says more.  I draped dainty necklaces for the final touch. […]

  Compromise is a necessary part of life.  No one can survive in this world without being willing to yield in some way shape or form.  Successful people are masters at compromise.  They know what and how much to concede.  There is no template when it comes to compromise as every situation is different. MY […]

Supermodel Tyra Banks has taken the leap!  She’s done the big chop and it looks amazing.  She debuted her new “do” on the Gram, March 20th.   Tyra gorgeous with any hairstyle but this is the best she’s ever looked.  I think she should keep it.  #fierce See various photos of Tyra’s new pixie cut […]

Listen to the conversation between Majic News Director Ebony McMorris and Vernon Lee, Jr of the DC chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. regarding the organization’s Talent Hunt Competition for DC area students and other Omega Psi Phi community initiatives.   Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter

Since Empire’s highly anticipated season finale airs tonight at 8pm on Fox, I thought I’d post this #CelebritySelfie with comedian and actress Mo’Nique.  The public feud between Mo’Nique and director, Lee Daniels saddens me.  They are both incredible talents and obviously make magic together.  I wish they would just kiss and make up, already!  There […]

I am not one to over utilize acronyms but every now and then I create or come across a good one.  So many of us operate in fear.  We fear death.  We fear loss.  We even fear success.  Wouldn’t it be great to be able to eliminate fear from our spectrum of emotions?  We can! […]

  I am honored to be the emcee for The Washington DC Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.’s 2015 High School Talent Hunt. Auditions are THIS SATURDAY, March 7th at 4pm at Community Academy Public Charter School; 1400 1st St NW WDC 20001.  The actual competition will be held March 21st at 3pm at the […]

High school prom is one of the most momentous occasions for teens and their parents.  Creating that indelible memory is quite costly and often poses a financial burden.  I came across a contest that will cover the cost of prom for one lucky DMV area graduating senior.  Click the link below for full contest details […]

If you look deep enough, there’s a bright spot in every grey day. In fashion and in LIFE, be creative and find yourself a pop of color! Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter