Tune In For A New Episode of “Beyond The Surface”


( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Episode 12 of Beyond The Surface With Natalie Manuel Lee

Watch the anticipated episode 12 of Buttah Skin’s Beyond The Surface, an acclaimed digital series directed by and produced by Natalie Manuel Lee. The episode was released on July 22 and is available now on YouTube. 

In this episode, Natalie sits down with a Howard University alumna and actress Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins, who stars in Netflix’s original series Dear White People. The Maryland native discusses with Natalie about rejection, feeling like the weaker individual in Howard’s musical theater program, and always leaning on her family for support during difficult times. 

Natalie Manuel Lee interviewing Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins on Beyond the Surface
Courtesy of Natalie Manuel Lee

Along with Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins, Beyond The Surface features and highlights many Black creatives. Natalie sits down and talks with these creatives and changemakers by examining their stories, lives, and careers. The show has been featured on multiple outlets such as Ebony, Essence, EURweb, HelloBeautiful, Shadow & Act, The List, The Root, Women’s Wear Daily, and more.

Before hosting this series, Natalie was involved with fashion and hosted her own series previously. Natalie is a journalist, a producer, and a wardrobe stylist for fashion campaigns. She has been an important member of the fashion brand Fear of God which was created by her brother Jerry Lorenzo. Natalie enjoys hearing people’s stories and how they shaped who they are today. In March 2019, she started her television series Now with Natalie to kick off this passion of hers. 

Natalie Manuel Lee
Courtesy of Natalie Manuel Lee

All-new episodes of Beyond The Surface will premiere every Friday on Buttah Skin’s official YouTube channel. For updates, subscribe to the YouTube channel, follow the brand’s official Instagram @buttahskin, and visit buttahskin.com.

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