INTERVIEW: Celebrity Nail Artist Temeka Jackson

INTERVIEW: Celebrity Nail Artist Temeka Jackson
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Entering The Grammy Museum’s latest ” Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit”, in the center of the room, an eye-catching case with studded jeweled nails worn by Bay Area rapper Saweetie, rests. Contributing this trendsetting piece of hip-hop art is celebrity artist and nail salon owner Temeka Jackson. Beginning her nail art journey as the first Black nail technician in New Haven, Connecticut, she’s appeared in reality shows like “Next Top Nail Artist” and “Nailed It”. Today, staying booked and busy, her custom creations reign on red carpets, music video sets and magazine covers on the reg.

Luckily connecting with Temeka at the opening of the “Hip-Hop America” exhibit, we discussed her rise into the ranks of being one of Hollywood’s most sought after nail artists and relishing her featuring moment at The Grammy Museum. Poised, perceptive and professional, we chatted about working with clients like Saweetie, Taraji P. Henson, Quinta Brunson, Alicia Keys, Michael B. Jordan and more. Peep the interview soundclips below!

Temeka Jackson on working with actress Taraji P. Henson

Temeka Jackson on connecting with Saweetie and featuring in the Hip-Hop America Exhibit

Temeka Jackson on working with Michael B. Jordan and Quinta Brunson

Temeka Jackson on working with Alicia Keys and plans for the future

To get tix to see her nail exhibit in person at The Grammy Museum, click HERE and to get more information on Temeka’s custom nail design, visit HERE!

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