Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rihanna Spotted Leaving NYC In A Prada Coat & 1962 Ragtop Impala Crewneck; The Singer Is Back To Long Hair

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Just that fast Riri left New York City! Earlier today Thursday (January 31), Riri was photo’d leaving her NYC hotel, The Gansevoort. Again, she sported a street girl look in a Prada Fur & Leather Coat, $154 Guns Germs 1962 $teal Ragtop Impala Crewneck, and jeans paired with Timberland boots. The singer is also back to long hair; she is sporting a long blonde hairdo with a shaved left side. In the coming weeks, Riri will unveil her new clothing collaboration with River Island during London’s Fashion Week. Is Riri one of the hottest chicks in the game?

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Photo Credit: Rihanna Daily

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YMCMB’s Rapper Drake To Release New Single “Started From The Bottom” On Grammy Night

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YMCMB’s multi platinum-selling rapper Drake is set to drop some new music real soon. Universal Music Group/Republic Records confirmed to Billboard that the Canadian rapper will drop his new single, “Started From The Bottom” off his forthcoming LP on Grammy night (February 10). Earlier in the month, I received some pictures of Drake on the set of “Started From the Bottom” which was shot by director Lil X.

Music mogul Birdman told Billboard that the Grammy night will be “the highlight of their life.”

This year we got something in store. We got a new record coming out this year. It’s just one of those nights that, after seeing each other together, that’ll be like the highlight of our night, the highlight of our life, the highlight of our year.

Are you excited that Drake is about to release some new music?

Source: Billboard

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Beyonce Sings National Anthem At The SuperBowl Press Conference; Talks Lip-Syncing & Her Half Time Performance

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Say what you want, Beyoncé is one talented individual! A few minutes ago, Queen Bey sang the National Anthem live during the SuperBowl XLVII Press Conference (See the video on YouTube). Bey took the stage in a $770 Olcay Gulsen White Leather Mini Dress paired with $695 Jimmy Choo Barb Pumps. Before leaving the podium, Bey answered some questions from the press and addressed some topics including the lip-syncing rumors during President Barack Obama’s Inauguration, what people can expect from her Halftime performance, if there will be a Destiny Child’s reunion during her performance, her husband Jay-Z and their daughter Baby Blue Ivy and much more.

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On lip-syncing at President Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration:

I am a perfectionist.  And one thing about me, I practice until my feet bleed.  And I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra.  It was a live tv show and a very, very important, emotional show for me.  One of my proudest moments.  Due to the weather, due to the delay and lack of proper soundcheck, I did not feel comfortable taking a risk. It was about the President and the Inauguration.  And I wanted to make him and my country proud.  So, I decided to sing along to a pre-recorded track, which is very common in the music industry.  And I’m very proud of my performance.

On if there will be a Destiny’s Child reunion during her halftime performance:

I can’t really give you any details.  I’m sorry.

On showing more of her daughter Blue Ivy in her upcoming HBO documentary:

I feel like my daughter has changed me and changed my life and given me so much purpose.  This movie is very necessary and shows a human side.  At some point, my job is to protect her.  And I’m glad to tell the story on my terms. I am so nervous about putting that out.  It was really interesting directing and editing mysef and seeing all the mistakes I’ve made.  But still putting it in the film.  I feel like it’s time for people to really get to know me.  And to see a different side.  I’m really curious and scared…but now it’s too late.  I’m happy with it.

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Breaking Down His Style: Diggy Simmons Wears $175 Naked & Famous Double Sided Camo & Air Jordan 6 (VI) Retro

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Diggy Simmons was photo’d standing on a balcony in a nice looking vacation spot. The teen rap sensation was looking very cool too! He styled in a black tee-shirt and $175 Naked & Famous The Slim Guy Pants in Double Sided Camo paired with Air Jordan 6 (VI) Retro DMP Defining Moments “Black/Metallic Gold”. Diggy is super dope! When we met in person, he was so humbled and cool. I interned at his uncle Russell Simmons’, Global Grind online publication. Diggy is gearing up to drop his new mixtape, entitled Out Of This World. The project will arrive soon!

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Photos Credit: Diggy’s Instagram | Karma Loop | Sneaker File

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Rocking Street Gear: Rihanna Wears A $218 Coal N Terry Vintage Massive Denim Jacket & J Brand Aiden Boyfriend Jeans

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After spending almost a month in California, Riri jet-setted to NYC. She was photographed at LAX earlier in the week. The fashion trendsetter flew in style! Riri wore a $218 Coal N Terry Vintage Massive Denim Jacket tied around her waist with a grey Vans sweater and J Brand Aiden Boyfriend Jeans paired with Timberland boots. Riri was killing it, especially with her dark sunglasses and short haircut. I love Riri in street gear. In the coming weeks, she will unveil her new clothing collaboration with River Island during London’s Fashion Week.

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Photo Credit: Rihanna Daily | Coal N Terry Vintage

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Reebok Classic Kamikaze II Mid OG Drops Tomorrow (Feb 1st); Plus Official Imagery & Product Shots

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Reebok Classic will drop two new colorways of the Kamikaze II Mid OG series on Friday, February 1st when the red/black and black/white versions hit stores. The first Kamikaze II Mid OG release in January sold out in one day so the highly anticipated second drop is expected to go quickly. The limited-edition retro bring backs will retail for $100 at key retailers including Finish Line, Foot Locker, Champs, City Gear, DTLR, Jimmy Jazz, Shiekh, Reebok.com and more. Rick Ross and DJ Khaled were recently photo’d wearing the Kamikaze II Mid in red/black. Peep the pics below:

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Exclusive Photos: Beyoncé’s ‘Super Bowl 2013’ Rehearsal

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SuperBowl XLVII goes down this Sunday (February 3) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Are you ready? After leaving President Barack Obama’s Inauguration almost two weeks ago, Bey jet-setted to the largest city in Louisiana to rehearse for the big game day. Some pics from inside of Bey’s dance rehearsal leaked on the Interwebs. Take a behind-the-scenes look at Bey’s dance routine. Her halftime performance will feature a Destiny Child’s reunion with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. She will also debut a new song.

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49ers Players Chris Culliver Says, “Gays Don’t Belong In The NFL” But He Looks Suspect Himself

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We’re just three days away from SuperBowl 2013. The Baltimore Ravens will take on the San Francisco 49ers at the Superdome in New Orleans. Each team did their press day this past Tuesday and the gays are coming for Chris Culliver because of his anti-gay comments. The 49ers cornerback said some ignorant stuff and the gays along with the 49ers are pissed.

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In an interview with shock jock Artie Lange, Culliver went on an anti-gay tirade, “I don’t do the gay guys man,” said Culliver. “I don’t do that!”

He was then asked if there are any gay players on his team and he responded, “No, we don’t got no gay people on the team, they gotta get up out of here if they do. Can’t be with that sweet stuff. Nah.. can’t be in the locker room man. Nah.”

After all of the backlash from the gays and media, earlier today the 49ers organization released their own statement disapproving Culliver’s comment.

“The San Francisco 49ers reject the comments that were made yesterday, and have addressed the matter with Chris. There is no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. We have and always will proudly support the LGBT community.”

With all that being said, is it me or does Chris Culliver looks suspect?

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Prominent Music Executive Sylvia Rhone Launches New Label ‘Vested In Culture’ With Epic Records

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It was just announced by Doug Morris, CEO of Sony Music Entertainment that prominent music executive Sylvia Rhone’s Vested in Culture (VIC) has inked a joint venture with Epic Records. As Chairman of VIC, Rhone will report to L.A. Reid and oversee the day-to-day operations of the New York-based label.

VIC’s first release will be the long-awaited debut from Latin pop star Kat Dahlia, followed by a new album from indie pop duo Quadron and the debut album from New York’s own, R&B singer Deon Young. Sebastian Mikael, Casey Veggies and Cashius Green are also on the label’s roster.

In a press release, Morris said, “Sylvia is one of the most talented and gifted creative executives in the industry. She is a proven success who time-and-again has displayed a special understanding of how to inspire great artistry and develop hits. We are excited to be working with her on this new venture, and we are proud to call her a member of the Sony Music family.”

It gives me great pleasure to work alongside the most successful female record executive of all time,” said Reid. “She has taste, style, vision and she has my complete support.”

The partnership between Vested in Culture and Epic Records marks an exciting new chapter in my career,” said Rhone. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for Doug Morris and L.A. Reid, and couldn’t ask to work with better music men than them. I look forward to building a great label and being a part of their continued success.”

In the past Rhone served at the President of Universal Motown Records, which included Lil Wayne, and YMCMB, Kid Cudi, Akon, Melanie Fiona and Nelly. She also worked as Chairman/CEO of the Elektra Entertainment Group (EEG), where she was responsible for the breakout success of Missy Elliott, Fabolous and Busta Rhymes.

Credit: Epic Records

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Diggy Simmons Styling In $895 Spring/Summer 2012 Maison Martin Margiela Sneakers

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Talented and stylish rapper Diggy Simmons Instagram’d a photo of himself styling in a pair of Spring/Summer 2012 $895 Maison Martin Margiela Sneakers. These sneakers are becoming a trend in the Hip Hop community. Rapper Future also wore these kicks. See the original post here. Diggy completed his outfit with a black jacket, shirt and grey sweats. He is gearing up to drop his new mixtape, entitled Out Of This World. The project will arrive soon!

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Photo Credit: Diggy’s Instagram | Maison Martin Margiela 

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