Monthly Archives: June 2013

Celebs Style: J Cole, DJ Drama & Brandon T Jackson Rocks A Versace Sweater At The 2013 BET Awards

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The 2013 BET Awards is currently airing live on BET from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. Chris Tucker is hosting this year’s star-studded event. Before the main event, a lot of YDBR celebs walked the red carpet for photos and interviews. Some opted for a causal look while others were classier. Rapper J. Cole, DJ Drama and actor Brandon T Jackson chose to mix upscale fashion with streetwear. All three fellas rocked a black & gold Versace sweater paired with black jeans. Who rocked it the best?

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Ciara Releases “I’m Out” Ft. Nicki Minaj Visual; Sampling Michael & Janet Jackson’s “Scream”

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Singer Ciara premiered the video for her latest single “I’m Out” Ft. Nicki Minaj during the 2013 BET Awards pre-show. In the Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip, both ladies look fashionable in their one-piece white jumpsuit and Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers. In the visual, Ciara also changes into a blue python ensemble. The video samples Michael & Janet Jackson’sScream. Ciara upcoming self-titled album arrives July 9th. Watch the visual below:

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French Montana, Lala, Kendrick Lamar, LeToya Luckett, Ace Hood, Brandy & More Celebs Photo’d On The Red Carpet At The 2013 BET Awards

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The 2013 BET Awards is currently airing live on BET from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. Chris Tucker is hosting this year’s star-studded event. Before the main event, a lot of YDBR celebs walked the red carpet for photos and interviews. Peep the pictorial below and share your thoughts on their outfits.

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Lala

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Kendrick Lamar

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LeToya Luckett

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Ace Hood

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Angela Simmons, Ashanti, Adrienne Bailon, Nene Leakes & More Attend The Pre-BET Awards Dinner

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Angela Simmons looked cute in her black dress and blonde hairdo.

We’re less than an hour away from the 2013 BET Awards. The event airs live at 8 pm on BET. Last night Saturday (June 29), the network’s CEO, Debra Lee held her annual Pre-BET Awards dinner at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. YDBR favorite chicks looked fabulous as they walked the red carpet in their stunning ensembles. Celebs including Angela Simmons, Ashanti, Adrienne Bailon, Nene Leakes, Tichinia Arnold, Keke Palmer and Tiara Thomas attended this event. Peep the pics below:

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Ashanti in a floor length Michael Costello dress. Her little sister Shia showed her cute figure in a tan bodycon dress. 

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Adrienne Bailon making her entrance in a subtle black gown accessorized with python sandals and a silver clutch.

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The newly married Nene Leakes paired a white top and black skirt with Christian Louboutin pumps.

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Yandy Smith In Olcay Gulsen & Yves Saint Laurent Paris During The 2013 BET Awards Weekend

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Music/talent manager-turned-reality star Yandy Smith is in Los Angeles for the 2013 BET Awards weekend. She was photo’d on the red carpet at various events. One particular look that caught my eyes was Yandy’s color-blocked Simply Intricate tops and matching shorts. Her outfit was accessorized with $650 Olcay Gulsen Ankle Strap Pumps and a red $995 YSL Saint Laurent Cassandre Clutch. You can get this clutch at Neiman Marcus. What are your thoughts on Yandy’s outfit?

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NBA Player Lance Stephenson Spotted In $545 Balenciaga Arena Sneakers

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NBA player Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers was photo’d sitting on a sofa in an all-white ensemble paired with white $545 Balenciaga Arena sneakers. This is the right season and whether to wear white-on-white. Stephenson pulled this look off! His Balenciaga sneakers are available at Barneys. What’s your verdict on Stephenson’s’ ensemble? The 22-year-old Brooklyn-native is home in New York, playing in some summer basketball tournaments. Much success next season, Stephenson.

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Joseline Hernandez In $1,295 Christian Louboutin Pigalle Spikes Pumps & Joyrich Slacks During The BET Awards Weekend In L.A.

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Karen Civil and Joseline

Reality star Joseline Hernandez of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta attended Atlantic Records’Day Party’ during the 2013 BET Awards weekend. The event was presented by D’usse Cognac, Grey Goose Cherry Noir and Optic White. For the occasion, Joseline paired a black crop top and $128 Joyrich Sunflower Garden Slacks with $1,295 Christian Louboutin Pigalle Spikes Red Sole Pumps. These spiked pumps are completed with mixed-metal spikes, matte napa leather with golden, silver and black spikes, and the brand’s signature red leather outsole. You can get these pumps at Neiman Marcus. The Joyrich slacks are available at ASOS.

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Future Wears A $715 Givenchy Deep Purple Multiprint Madonna Print Shirt At BET’s Annual Pre-Dinner

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Yesterday afternoon, rapper and songwriter Future attended BET’s Annual Pre-Dinner event which was held a Milk Studios in Los Angeles and hosted by the network’s CEO Debra Lee. For the event, the rising music artist looked nice in a  $715 now $579 Givenchy Deep Purple Multiprint Madonna Print Shirt from the fashion house’s Spring 2013 collection. Future completed his outfit with black jeans and boots. This brown, grey and purple Madonna print shirt from Givenchy features a pointed collar, central front button fastening and a curved hemline. You can get this shirt at Farfetch or SSENSE.

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Yandy Smith, Lauren London, Toya Wright & Malaysia Pargo Spotted At Necole Bitchie’s ‘Beauty Is Love’ Suite During The 2013 BET Awards Weekend

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Toya Wright, Necole Bitchie, Lauren London and Yandy Smith

A lot of celebs are now in Los Angeles for the 2013 BET Awards weekend. The show airs live tomorrow Sunday (June 30). Comedian Chris Tucker serves as this year’s host. Girls just wanna have fun and they sure are! Yandy Smith, Alesha Renee, Toya Wright, Lauren London, Malaysia Pargo and Kiyah Wright stopped by celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie’s Beauty Is Love suite, which was also hosted by Necole Bitchie and Lauren London. Stay tuned to YDBR for the 2013 BET Awards latest news and updates. Check out the pics below:

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Alesha Renee, Toya Wright, Lauren London, Malaysia Pargo & Monyetta

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Kiyah WrightMonyetta, Malaysia Pargo, Toya Wirght and guest

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Monyetta, Toya Wright & Lauren London

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Necole Bitchie, Toya Wright & Kiyah Wright

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Angela Yee & Karen Civil Hosts Pynk Magzine’s ‘Power Girl Bunch’ Plus Celebs Attend Atlantic Records Day Party During The BET Awards Weekend

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Angela Yee and Karen Civil at Pynk magazine’s ‘Power Girl Brunch

Earlier today, media personality Angela Yee and celebrity blogger Karen Civil hosted Pynk magazine’sPower Girl Brunch‘ at a private location in Beverly Hill during the 2013 BET Awards weekend. After the brunch, the ladies made their way over to Atlantic Records’Day Party‘ which was presented by D’usse Cognac, Grey Goose Cherry Noir and Optic White. Singers Trey Songz and Sevyn, music producer-turned-reality star Stevie J and his girlfriend Joseline, journalist and reality star Sharon Carpenter from Gossip Game, rappers Wale and B.O.B., The Source magazine’s EIC and reality star Kim Osorio, rapper and reality star Lore’l from Love & Hip-Hop and Atlantic Records’ executive Mike Kyser also stopped by Atlantic Records’ day party. See the pictorial below:

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Angela Yee and Stevie J

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Lore’l, Angela Yee and Atlantic Records executive Mike Kyser

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Angela Yee, Sharon Carpenter and Kim Osorio

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