Daily Archives: November 27, 2012

Media Personality Rocsi Diaz Does A ‘Goodbye New York’ Photo Shoot For Pynk Magazine

Media personality Rocsi Diaz formerly of 106 & Park recently left BET and moved to the California coast where she is now a correspondent on Entertainment Tonight. In the latest issue of Pynk Magazine, Diaz does a ‘Goodbye New York’ themed photo shoot and talked about leaving BET, her entertainment career & highlights and fashion. Below are some excerpts:

You have moved on from BET. How do you feel?
I am very excited because BET was a great chapter in my life and I loved every minute of it, but I am looking forward to the next chapter.

Did you always want a career in entertainment?
No – not at all. Every little girl dreams about being an actress one day or something like that but I was the complete opposite. I wanted to be a whale trainer and swim with them and everything. It wasn’t until college that I became interested in entertainment and radio.

Favorite celebrity interview?

Madonna – there is no need to explain that.

Who are some of your mentors in the industry, or just successful women you look up to?

The number one person I look up to is my mother – she has always been my role model and supporter. As far as women in the industry, there are strong women like Jennifer Lopez, Lauren Whitaker, and Tyra Banks that I admire.

In term of advice for young women who want a career in entertainment, what can you offer them?

Know what you are getting yourself into, have a thick skin, and be prepared that someone will judge you for being a woman. Make sure you know your craft well and do not let anyone second guess your work.

Who’s your favorite shoe designer?

Christian Louboutin.

Where are your favorite places to shop?

I shop a lot at Intermix. Shopbop.com is one of my favorite online shopping sites.

Source: The YBF via Pynk Magazine 

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Is This Another Hit From Our Girl? Ciara Ft. Future “Sorry (Remix)”

Ciara releases “Sorry (Remix)” Ft. Future. This version, dubbed “Part 2” features a new beat produced by Jasper Cameron with new vocals and lyrics from Cici. Future dropped a dope 16. One Woman Army arrives next year. Is this another hit from our girl Cici? Listen below:

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Beyonce, Rocsi Diaz & Alicia Keys Looks Very Stylish While Running Errands

Beyoncé seem to be loving Instagram these days. She uploaded another picture to her account, wearing a $440 Alexander Wang Mustard Dissolving Herringbone Pullover and $285 J. Crew Paisley Print Twill Wide Leg Pants paired snakeskin pumps.

Former 106 & Park host turned Entertainment Tonight correspondent Rocsi Diaz was spotted walking her dog and doing some shopping at Intermix on Roberston Boulevard in Los Angeles. She wore a Daydreamer LA See All Tulip-Back Tank Top and ripped denim jeans paired with nude foldover boots which I believe are Givenchy, but don’t quote me on it.

Yesterday Monday (November 26), R&B/Pop singer Alicia Keys was spotted leaving Good Morning America in New York City. She was there to promote her new album Girl On Fire which is now in stores and on iTunes. She styled in a grey sweater, black pants and ankle boots.

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New Music: Juelz Santana Ft. Lil Reese “Bodies”

My homie Juelz Santana is back! He releases “Bodies” Ft. his Def Jam labelmate Lil Reese. The track serves as the first offering off Ju Ju’s upcoming God Will’n project. Listen to the track below:

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Lala Anthony Takes Her ‘Motives For Lala’ To Atlanta

I love the way Lala Anthony expanded her brand. She does a great job at branding herself. The media personality, actress, reality star and cosmetics brand owner and her crew took Atlanta for her ‘Motives For Lala’ pop up at the Industry Studio SalonMotives For Lala is a collaboration between Lala and Motive’s CEO & Founder Loren Ridenger. Po, Dice, Diego and Lala’s mother and son were also in attendance. Hundreds of fans gathered around the salon to shop and get pics with Lala. For the event, Lala styled in a $1,700 Gucci Black Viscose Dress paired with $950 Jimmy Choo x Robert Pruitt Anouk Lace-Covered Leather Pumps. What is your take on Lala’s look?

Pics via Prince Williams/ATLPics.Net

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Kanye West Styling In An $899 En Noir Leather Uneck Tee, $5,300 Bottega Veneta Leather Pants & $615 Balenciaga Sneakers

Over this past weekend, it was a star-studded event at Miami’s Liv nightclub at Fontainbleau for DJ Khaled’s birthday celebration. Diddy, Kanye West, Fat Joe, French Montana, Busta Rhymes, Nore, Ace Hood, Mavado, Birdman and more were all in attendance and popped bottles with the popular DJ and record producer. Kanye took the stage and performed “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”, “Jesus Walks”, and “I Wish You Would”; while Lil Wayne performed “No Worries’. For the event Kanye styled in an $899 En Noir Leather Uneck Tee and $5,300 Bottega Veneta Leather Pants paired with his favorite $615 Balenciaga Pleated High-Top Sneakers. Are you feeling Kanye’s club outfit? I am!

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Teyana Taylor Inks Her Own Sneaker Through Adidas

Teyana Taylor inks another endorsement deal! This time, the Harlem native collaborated with Adidas for her own line of sneakers which will hit shelves next year. The bronze, high tops have a scaly texture and black laces detailing in the back. They’re scheduled to launch at Adidas retailers on February 16, 2012. Can’t really see the front but the back laces are pretty dope. This sneaker will fix Teyana’s tomboy look! What do you think? The G.O.O.D. Music recording artist is also in the studio working on her debut LP.

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Is T.I. Still KING Of The SOUTH? He Releases “Sorry” Ft. Andre 3000

Is T.I. still King of the South? The platinum-selling Atlanta rapper releases his new track “Sorry” Ft. Andre 3000. The Jazze Pha-produced track will appear on Tip’s upcoming LP, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. On the track which also features vocals from singer-songwriter Stacy Barthe, T.I. makes no apologies as he raps about his past struggles. Hey, everything happens for a reason and sometimes we may never know the reason. Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head arrives December 18 and feature appearances by Lil Wayne, Cee Lo, Meek Mill, Andre 3000, Pink, R Kelly and others. Purchase “Sorry” on iTunes and listen to it below:

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Jay-Z, Beyonce & Ty Ty Attends Brooklyn’s Barclay Center For The Nets Vs. Knicks Game

Jay-Z, his wife Beyoncé and childhood friend/road manager Ty Ty attended the Nets vs. Knicks game at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center. I guess Brooklyn is the best borough in New York because they defended the Knicks 96-89. As always Jay kept it casual in sweater, camo pants and Air Jordan sneakers. Bey looked cute in a black sweater and leather leggings paired with royal blue suede pumps. Speaking of Bey, she is working on a new HBO documentary and will be performing at the Superbowl during halftime.

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New Music: Kirko Bangz “Keep It Trill”

Warner Bros. Records rapper Kirko Bangz just released his new track called “Keep It Trill”. He keeps his female core happy with another Auto-Tune record which was produced by Sound Mob. Kirko Bangz other song “Drank In My Cup” reached #28 on the Billboard 100, #5 on US R&B Chart and #1 on US Rap Chart. The 23-year-old rapper attends Prairie A&M University and is majoring in communications. Listen to “Keep It Trill” below:

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