MAJIC 102.3/92.7: DMV Native Creates Taper App for Beauty & Grooming Professionals

Former 2014 DMV top 30 under 30 recipient, DC native, and Bowie State graduate Luke Lawal Jr. launches new business venture; Taper, for beauty and grooming professionals in the DMV. Taper is a resource for clients and customers to discover the best barber, hair stylist and makeup artists and more near you at your fingertips. Read Story

93.9 WKYS: DMV Native Creates Taper App for Beauty & Grooming Professionals

Former 2014 DMV top 30 under 30 recipient, DC native, and Bowie State graduate Luke Lawal Jr. launches new business venture; Taper, for beauty and grooming professionals in the DMV. Taper is a resource for clients and customers to discover the best barber, hair stylist and makeup artists and more near you at your fingertips. Read Full 

Yahoo: The Best Mobile Beauty Apps For & By People Of Color

The idea of tracking down a professional hairstylist or barber can be very nerve-wracking,Read more

Black Enterprise: Book Hairstylist, Barbers and Makeup Artists with The Taper App

There are tons of platforms that allow you to find beauty services, so what makes Taper different? Black Enterprise caught up with founder Luke Lawal Jr. to discuss how he feels the platform differentiates itself in the market, why he started it, and what his current users are saying about it.

Black Enterprise: In three sentences or less, tell me about your background.

I’m an African American, millennial, passionate entrepreneur from Washington, D.C now living in downtown Los Angeles. I’m also an HBCU advocate, Bowie State graduate, and the founder of HBCU Buzz, a media outlet with a primary focus on HBCUs.

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