A Day In The Life of Styles P & Adjua Styles
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Styles P and his wife, Adjua Styles, are more preoccupied than ever. The couple have been branching out into the health and wellness industry, with several companies since the mid-2010s, and their latest project is raising their stock when it comes to being business executives.
In February, the couple launched their vegan peanut butter and jelly spread, Styles PB&J, in collaboration with Michelin-starred, plant-based vegan New York City restaurant Eleven Madison Home. The maca protein and Irish sea moss-based product has been a hit with fans, and the demand has Styles and Adjua working diligently to give the people what they want.
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“We wanted to introduce a product that people from different backgrounds could understand. White, Black, Latin, Asian, rich, poor, whatever you are,” Styles P tells EDITION.“You could kind of grasp what peanut butter and jelly is about, and this is a way to introduce two different companies who like helping people, and we came together to make something really cool and dope that could touch the world.”
Styles P and wife Adjua Styles. PHOTO BY STEPHEN MIHALCHIK
“MAKING THE SWITCH AND KNOWING YOU’RE HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE IMPROVING SPIRITUALLY AND PERSONALLY IS A BENEFIT TO ALL.” –ADJUA STYLES
Styles PB&J PHOTO BY STEPHEN MIHALCHIK
In addition to Styles PB&J, the couple is running two successful health and wellness companies (Juices for Life, Farmacy for Life) as well as collaborating with several other brands, such as curating new donut flavors with Cloudy Donuts and jumping into the Web3 community with Farmacy Fantoms in 2023. Styles’ legendary rap career also came before all of this, so what’s the secret to maintaining all of that?
Adjua Styles with makeup by Mandisa Peters. PHOTO BY STEPHEN MIHALCHIK
The answer lies in the couple choosing to embrace healthy living.
Adjua grew up in a very health-conscious household where she learned about eating right and maintaining her well-being from her parents. Styles, on the other hand, wasn’t so lucky and had a gradual understanding of living healthy as he stopped eating red meat, pork and chicken at various stages in his life.
“Healthy living is anything that promotes mental wellness, clean eating, high vibrations,” Adjua tells EDITION magazine as Styles adds: “It’s necessary for our community, people of color and honestly all communities. It also keeps the body moving. When you start looking at the facts and see where health is going, living better is a necessity for everybody.”
Styles continues: “When you get a fundamental understanding of the food industry and how things are working behind the scenes, it’s kind of a deterrent to indulge in certain things. Making the switch and knowing you’re helping the environment while improving spiritually and personally is a benefit to all.”
With the 24 hours they have, Styles and Adjua are no strangers to getting the most out of their day. Their schedules fluctuate, but they’re able to do everything they need to do thanks to the healthy choices they make throughout the day. Take a look at how they go about doing that below.
Styles PB&J is vegan and infused with maca protein and Irish sea moss for a healthier spread alternative PHOTO BY STEPHEN MIHALCHIK
AS: We usually wake up at this time and freshen up before we make our juices. I used to have a staple, but now I’m a little all over the place. But we have breakfast and go over our schedule for the day.
SP: Starting with a juice is essential because everybody should start their morning by making sure they fuel up. I might also have some oatmeal, maybe a protein shake. You need adequate fuel and a healthy start to the day. With our schedules, it’s usually just figuring out what she has to do, what I have to do, and how we can do it together. We also have two dogs, a cat and a turtle, so we tend to them when we wake up, like taking them outside. Some days it’s random things, and just trying to figure out how to manage and get the best out of the day.
Styles P photographed in his home. PHOTO BY STEPHEN MIHALCHIK
SP: I’m in the gym around this time. She goes to Pilates, sometimes in the afternoon. If we are going out for a walk together, we’re usually out by this time. But we’re making sure we get a good sweat in. My main workout is calisthenics-based; cardio, light weights and resistance bands are an addition.
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AS: After the gym, we make our rounds at several stores like Whole Foods. We eat fresh all the time, so we’re making sure we’re fueling back up with lunch and our groceries.
SP: I swear we live in Whole Foods and other natural food markets since we’ve adopted a plant-based diet. We’re going somewhere to make sure we get a healthy lunch.
AS: Once our rounds are done, we’re sitting on phone calls and Zoom meetings at this point. Sometimes it changes because of his rap career and him going into the studio, but around this time, we’re just generally working on whatever we have to do.
SP: Yeah, it really depends on the day. Usually, we’re on the phone or having meetings at home or at one of the stores. That switches day by day, like some days I could be in the studio working on a song. So that pretty much goes all over the place. Cause we both do a lot of shit.
SP: We have dinner around this time. Usually, we cook at home, and sometimes we go out to eat. It really depends on what we’re doing, where we’re at, how the day is going, if we have time to do it at home or if we have something to do after. But, for the most part, we do dinner at home. I don’t really have a favorite dish. I kind of love just eating. I love mushrooms a lot. I like oyster mushrooms and trumpet mushrooms. So I love a nice mushroom, a good green and a quinoa wild rice.
SP: After brainstorming a few ideas, we’re getting ready for bed anywhere between this time and midnight. It depends on what we did for the day, what’s going on and how we feel. The big thing is trying to make sure we get at least six to eight hours of sleep. So 9 is definitely the optimal time to go to bed, but that can change at any time.