Daily Archives: October 18, 2012

New Vlog: Meek Mill The Making Of ‘Dreams & Nightmares’ Pt. 6

In this Vlog, fans get an exclusive look at the Philly bred rapper as he releases his album title, Dreams & Nightmares. Meek Mill also comes up with the concept and lyrics for the track “Dreams & Nightmares”. He is joined in the studio by Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, The Game, J. Cole and Jhalil Beats. The Maybach Music Group rapper debut album, entitled Dreams & Nightmares arrives October 30th. Pre-order on iTunes now.

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Sneaker Me Dope: Teyana Taylor Spotted Rocking Air Jordan IX “Johnny Kilroy” In Neiman Marcus

G.O.O.D. Music recording artist and actress Teyana Taylor was recently spotted doing some shopping at upscale fashion boutique Neiman Marcus. For her shopping trip, Teyana rocked a pair of Air Jordan IX “Johnny Kilroy” paired with a red & white varsity jacket, black tee-shirt and leggings. She is currently in the studio working on her debut solo album. Are you looking forward to Taylor’s debut LP and do you like her outfit?

Pics via Teyana Taylor’s Twitter

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Model & Actor Spotlight: Dylan Ayisi

(Dylan is wearing a tan cardigan layered over a Burberry shirt and Marc Jacob waxed denim jeans paired with Yves Saint Laurent sneakers. He accessorized his outfit with a gold Gucci “G” locked belt).

Dylan Ayisi is an aspiring model and actor from the Bronx, New York. He is well-educated, spoken, and talented. He has a bright future ahead of him. This ambitious teen is destined for greatness and will one day fulfill his dreams. He is still in the early stages of pursuing his career, but in the past he did various photo shoots and auditions. When he is not focusing on modeling, Dylan is being a brother to his siblings and a mentor to the youth. He encourages other individuals to chase their dreams by sharing his story with them. He Says “It’s all about being ambitious to succeed” . The teen also has a passion for fashion! Gucci, Marc Jacob, Yves Saint Laurent, and Burberry are just a few of Dylan’s favorite upscale fashion brands. “I believe that when you set forth your best efforts and put your all into whatever you’re giving, you will one day succeed and be able to live your dreams,” said Dylan. Being from New York City’s  Bronx neighborhood’s “People are always saying, If you’re from here you can’t make it ” but that’s not stopping Dylan from chasing his dreams, doing something positive and being a role model. “In order to reach your goals, you have to rise above the negativity, surround yourself around positive people and work hard. It does not matter where you come from; what matters is where you’re going, and just having faith while being determined” added Dylan.  Modeling and acting is just a bite of Dylan’s future. One day he will like to own his management company and production studio, called “G.O.O.D. FELLAS” (Globally Overcoming Obstacles Daily)”. “I’m just patiently waiting for my moment.” –Dylan 

For modeling and acting booking contact Dylan via email at AyisiDylanNYC@gmail.com

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Ne-Yo Celebrates His 33th Birthday With Fabolous, Emily B, Estelle, Tyson Beckford & Bridgett Kelly

Last night, Wednesday (October 17), singer and songwriter Ne-Yo celebrated his 33th birthday at ACME in NYC with Fabolous & Emily, Estelle, Tyson Beckford and Bridgett Kelly. Ne-Yo was gifted with a cake that featured artwork from his forthcoming LP, R.E.D. for his big 33th. The album arrives next month. Peep the pics below:

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Fall/Winter 2012 Style: Run Dolo Crewnecks & Hoodies

Fake-Feels Crewneck

Fashion brand Dolo Clothing released their Fall/Winter 2012 collection which includes crewnecks, hoodies, tee-shirts and caps. The brand is available in shopping boutiques such as Goliath, Villa in Philly, New Jersey & DelawareShoe Gallery in Miami, Fly Kix and Threadz in Atlanta, DrJays.Com and KarmaLoop.Com.

Royal Sleeve Harlem Bear Tee-Shirt

Dolo is a small word filled with tremendous substance. They’re a bold movement that has been crucial to the street culture long before becoming a fashion brand. Dolo is imbedded with the ability to stand strong even with your back against the wall. Yet still have the courage, drive, self belief and confidence to rise to the top. They’re a progressive street brand with a conscience voice aiming to inspire.

Fresh Out The Box Crewneck

A term or identity filled with substance that was created by the streets: Dolo is the signature for having the strength & courage to be an individual amongst followers. The opportunity to be a rebel for a cause, to go against the grain and be who you are, to be self empowered enough to live your life and pursue your dreams & the understanding that anything in life is possible. But it begins with the belief in you! We shall over-come, we are a voice!

I am Dolo Rag-Red Sleeve

Be sure to visit Run Dolo online shop at DoloClothing.Com

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Rihanna Arrives To The Recording Studio In Style

Paparazzi gone get you one way or another,” rapped Lil Kim. Pop singer Rihanna was captured by tons of paparazzi as she was entering a recording studio in Los Angeles. She is there putting the finishing touches on her new album, Unapologetic which arrives on November 19. For her studio session, Riri wore an Oakland Raiders “Rolando McClainjersey and Adidas Jeremy Scott zipped track pants paired with Supra Vaider sneakers. She accessorized her outfit with a Chanel quilted bag. Are you feeling Riri’s late night studio outfit?

Last month, Riri released her new song “Diamonds” and the track already reached #1 on the R&B and Hip-Hop charts.

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Notorious Fashion Designer Dapper Dan Talks Early Trends In Harlem

About a month ago, I was having a phone conversation with one of my industry friends from Brooklyn and he was telling me that he had visited Harlem and stopped by Dapper Dan’s Boutique . This friend also told me that the Notorious Dapper Dan designed clothing for the neighborhood hustler’s in Harlem, boxers Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather, rappers Eric B & Rakim and LL Cool JHarlem has a great history when it comes to fashion. It is one of the fashion capitals of the world. Each section in Harlem is flashy with fashion and is known for setting trends. Dapper Dan had everyone who was someone in the 80’s and 90’s wearing his custom designed clothing. Hustlers, rappers, boxers and athletes sported Dapper Dan’s custom Louis Vuitton, Gucci, MCM, and Fendi logo pieces. Dapper Dan was known as the godfather of Hip-Hop street wear. Jay-Z’s Life + Times caught up with the notorious fashion trendsetter who has over 30 years in the fashion industry. He and his childhood friend Pee Wee Kirkland chatted about the early trends in Harlem and how he is plotting his return to the fashion industry. Watch below:

For more information about Dapper Dan, visit his site.

Source: Life + Times

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Still Styling On Those Hoes: Naomi Campbell Covers Harper’s Bazaar Russia November 2012 Issue

International super model Naomi Campbell is covering the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar Russia Magazine. On the cover, Campbell styled in a black Chanel dress accessorized with a white gold and diamonds necklace from Jacob & Co. It is my opinion to say that Campbell opened up the doors for African-American models. She has also walked the catwalk and runways all around the world, was the first African-American model for French Vogue and graced the cover of over 500 renowned fashion magazines. Do you have any thoughts on her cover and spread? Peep the pictures below:

Source: Harper’s Bazaar Russia

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Reebok Launches Wall Season 3 – Zig Escape

NBA point guard John Wall celebrates his third year in the pros with a lighter, sleeker version of the original ZigSlash with Reebok’s ZigEscape. The lower profile ZigNano sole rides closer to the ground for increased stability and game-ready responsiveness, while the rubber outsole and mid-cut silhouette allow for quicker cuts and handling on the basketball court.

Wall Season 3 Zig Escape are now available at Footlocker and Reebok.com. They are priced $115.00!

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Joseline Parts Ways With Stevie J!

Our favorite LHHATL “couple” has apparently bit the dust! Joseline allegedly has once again “dumped” Steebie J!!!!  On Tuesday, she let all of her twitter followers know that she is a single woman and ready to celebrate her freedom!

We’ll just wait and see how long it’ll be before her and Steebie are in love and “making love” again!

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