Daily Archives: December 20, 2011

Another Plaque: Drake ‘Take Care’ Hits Platinum

Just a little after one month of being released, Drake’s sophomore album Take Care is now officially platinum. The disc debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling over 659,190 copies in the first week. Drizzy debut album Thank Me Later also debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with the first week sales exceeding over 447,000 copies and over one-million worldwide. Take Care is the third-highest sales week of 2011, after Lady Gaga’s Born This Way debut (1.1 million) and Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV start (964,000). Take Care features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, André 3000, Rick Ross, and more. Peep Drizzy’s tweet below:

Congratulations are in order for the homie Drake. Much success in all of your future endeavors.

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Fall Winter 2012 Style: Junya Watanabe Comme Des Garcons Wool Knit Stadium Jumper

The knitwear from Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons has been very popular this fall and I recently came across some new cardigans. The Wool Knit Stadium Jumper, which is similar to the classic stadium jacket comes in the black/grey and relish/black colorways. They are now available at vendor. I think this cardigan is dope. I will wear it with a pair of fitted True Religion or Balmain jeans. Are you feeling these cardigans?

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New York’s Power 105.1 “Breakfast Club” One Year Anniversary Concert [Pictorial]

Last night Monday (December 19), New York’s radio station Power 105.1 “The Breakfast Club” held their one year anniversary concert at the Best Buy Theatre in New York City. The event was wall-to-wall jammed packed. Rappers Wale, Meek Mill, French Montana and 2 Chainz performed in front of the sold out crowd. DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlemagne (The Breakfast Club) hosted the concert. DJ Clue, DJ Self, DJ Mike Neezy, Malika Mallet, Harve Pierre, SloBucks and a few more industry people came through to celebrate with “New York’s #1 Morning Radio show.” Congrats to “The Breakfast Club” and keep up the good work. Peep the pictures below:

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Styling On Them Lames: Tyga Rocking A $265 Givenchy Shirt & Air Jordan Retro 6 DMP

Last Friday, rapper Tyga appeared on BET‘s 106 & Park to premiere the video for his latest single “Rack City,” which is feature on his upcoming album Careless World: Rise Of The Last King, dropping January 24, 2012. The disc will feature collaborations with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Big Sean, Wale and Robin Thicke. Tyga was also judging “Freestyle Friday.” While on set, Tyga was styling on them lames in a $265 Givenchy Rottweiler print tee-shirt, which is from the Fall 2011 collection. The Compton native was also wearing a pair of Air Jordan 6 (VI) Retro – Black / Metallic Gold – Defining Moments Package (DMP). They are part of the Air Jordan Defining Moments Package, which also came with a pair of air Jordan 11 (XI), with the patent leather design. The package was released on January 28, 2006 and retailed for $295.

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Like We Never Seen Her Before: Talent/Music Manager Yandy Smith Photo Shoot With Black Men Magazine

I got my hands on a picture from music/talent manager Yandy Smith photo shoot with Black Men magazine. The shoot was shot by photographer Howard Huang. Smith is a cast member on Love & Hip-Hop. She is also a graduated of Howard University. Smith has been in the entertainment industry for almost a decade. She started out as an intern over at Violator before becoming Jim Jones’ manager and the president of Monami Entertainment. I like Yandy a lot and think she’s a dope manager. Stay tuned for more of Yandy’s feature in Black Men.

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Sneaker Me Dope: Tyga Rocking Air Jordan IV “Thunders”

Over this past weekend, Cali/YMCMB rapper Tyga and actress Raven Symone came together to spread some holiday love. They hosted a toy giveaway at Loma Alta Park in Altadena and handed out over 1,000 gifts to the less fortunate children of Los Angeles County, for the Christmas holiday. Tyga was rocking a pair of Air Jordan IV “Thunder” sneakers with a pair of black fitted jeans and a “Careless World” hoodie. This sneaker was released back in 2006 and is part of the Thunder and Lightening Pack. This colorway features an all black suede upper with yellow accents, including the midsole, lacing holes and the material seen under the plastic grated mesh.

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