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Trey Burke Wears Designer Pieces In GQ’s ‘The NBA Draft’s Top Style Pick’ Fashion Spread

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Trench coat, $39 by Joe Fresh. Tie bar, $15 by The Tie Bar. Watch, $35.92 by Timex. Moccasins, $34.95 by H&M. Shirt, $24.99 by Converse One Star for Target. Cap, $35 by Stetson Cloth Hats & Caps. Jeans, $49.90 by Zara. Belt, $49 by Lands’ End Canvas. $12.95 tie by H&M.

Yesterday Thursday (June 27) was the 2013 NBA Draft. Trey Burke was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves and immediately traded to the Utah Jazz, where he serves as the team’s point guard. A few weeks before the draft, the 20-year-old Columbus, Ohio-native took his skills off the court and stepped on the fashion scene in GQ magazine’s “NBA Draft’s Top Style Pick“. For some reason, I am becoming obsessed with blogging about NBA players’ fashion. It’s pretty cool to see these ballers styling. Peep Trey’s stylish fashion spread below. Which ensemble do you like better?

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Blazer, $29.90 by Uniqlo. Sweatshirt, $45 by Everlane. Scarf, $12.95 by H&M. Jeans, $29, and watch, $17.25, by Aéropostale. Bracelet, $49 by Cause & Effect at Need Supply Co. Sneakers, $49.88 by ASOS.

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Jacket, $39.99 by Merona for Target. T-shirt, $13.58, and pants, $49.88, by ASOS. Sunglasses, $8 by Aéropostale. Pocket square, $48 by Steven Alan. Watch, $45 by Timex. Tote, $35 by Everlane. Sneakers, $45 by Vans.

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Sweater, $39 by Joe Fresh. Pants, $29.80 by 21Men. Bandanna, $24 by RTH. Sunglasses, $40 by Izod. Backpack, $34.95 by H&M. Sneakers, $45 by Keds at Need Supply Co.

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Jacket, $27.80 by 21Men. Tank top, $17 by American Apparel. Chinos, $39.95 by American Eagle Outfitters. Bracelet, $24.50 by Club Monaco. Sneakers, $29 by Joe Fresh.

See more pics and highlights over at GQ.

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When Did She Wear It Better? Draya Michele In $1,644 Giuseppe Zanotti For Kanye West ‘Cruel Summer’ Sandals

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On two different occasions, reality star and fashion line owner Draya Michele wore a pair of $1,644 white Giuseppe Zanotti For Kanye West ‘Cruel’ Sandals which are from the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 collecton. These sandals feature slinky lines culminating in a crescendo of white flames, twin ankle straps, and leather sole. They were inspired by Kanye West’s Cruel Summer album artwork. You can get them sandals at Far Fetch. In the pic above, Draya and her girlfriends were spotted at South Beach Regal for the Fruitvale Station advanced screening. She paired a $173 Celeb Boutique ‘Carmel’ Tropical Print Pencil Dress with $1,644 Giuseppe Zanotti For Kanye West ‘Cruel Summer’ SandalsIn the pic below, Draya attended an All White Party at the newly Prives Lounge in Atlanta. For the occasion, she styled in a white ‘Invisible Front Arrow‘ dress from She A Bella Collection with white $1,644 Giuseppe Zanotti For Kanye West ‘Cruel Summer’ Sandals. When did she wear these Giuseppe Zanotti sandals better?

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Wale’s ‘The Gifted’ Documentary; Presented By Diddy’s Revolt TV

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I watched this documentary twice and it’s so inspiring. Wale is an inspiration for the youth. To coincide with the release of his new album, The Gifted, Diddy’s Revolt TV releases Wale’s The Gifted documentary. The 30 minutes documentary follows the MMG rapper’s path to discovering his gift and the struggle, turmoil and triumph throughout that propelled him to the plateau he’s reached today. Rick Ross, Dallas Lifestyle, other music execs and Wale’s family members and friends also appears in this documentary.

According to HDD, Wale’s latest effort, The Gifted is expected to debut at #1 on Billboard with approximately 140-160k units sold in the first week. His 2011’s Ambition debuted at #2 with 164k units.

The Gifted in stores and on iTunes now. Watch the documentary below:

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Cassie Hopping Off Her Private Jet In $690 Gucci Coda Neon Yellow Leather Sneakers

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Singer Cassie is the latest celeb spotted wearing these neon yellow Gucci sneakers. She was photo’d getting off her private jet in a black sweatsuit paired with $690 Gucci Coda Neon Yellow Leather Sneakers. These sneakers feature an embossed Gucci signature on the heel and eyelets with Gucci’s logo. You can purchase these kicks at Gucci or Neiman Marcus. Rapper Fabolous and media personality Terrance J also wore these sneakers here and model Jourdan Dunn wore them here. Do you like Cassie’s look?

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Get Jiggy Friday! Tristan Thompson, A$AP Rocky, Nick Young, The Game & Victor Cruz Styling In Designers

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NBA player Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers styled in a black hoodie layered over a Givenchy Modonna Tee-Shirt and black denim jeans paired with black sneakers.

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Rapper A$AP Rocky is somewhere in Australia showing off his HBA (Hood By Air) tee-shirt. He completed his outfit with black jeans and white Nike Air Force One’s sneakers.

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Nick Young sported a vintage Magic Johnson Lakers jersey and white Pyrex Vision shorts.

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Rapper The Game smiled for the camera at the ‘bloggers brunch‘ in Los Angeles in support of the 2013 BET Awards. He wore a Fly Federation tee-shirt and Diamond Supply jeans. Game completed his outfit with Christian Louboutin sneakers, an YSL belt, and Last Kings snapback.

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NFL player Victor Cruz of the New York Giants was spotted rocking a Givenchy Columbian Fit Cotton Jersey Tee-Shirt which is from the fashion house’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection. This tee features Doberman print on the front panel and can be purchase at  Lusiaviaroma.

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Struggling R&B Singer Keri Hislon Talks Working With Kanye West, Timbaland & New Album

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Struggling R&B singer Keri Hilson didn’t release a full studio album since 2010’s, No Boys Allowed. The Beyoncé hater is being blacklisted in the industry after her blatant disses towards Beyoncé. Hilson did a recent interview with XXL magazine and she’s hoping to make a leap back into music once again. In the interview, Hilson talks about putting her music career on hold, releasing her new single, working with Kanye West again, her current relationship with Timbaland, and more. Below are some highlights:

Have you put your music career on hold?
Musically, I did take a break. It seemed long to everyone, but it was a pretty brief hiatus. But I’m back in the studio, putting together my album. We are pretty close to choosing the single. We’ve thought we have chosen the single. We are almost there.

You feel this single will be big for you?
I think so. It’s my comeback. It has to be. I feel confident about it. I like it. That’s all I can control. How it feels to me. It feels like I am gearing up to be back. I’m really excited for my fans. They’ve held me down. I almost feel like I didn’t take a break because they held me down. They still cared about me. They stuck by me and supported me through it when they had no clue what I was doing or why I wasn’t releasing music. But I really do appreciate that.

Are you going to be working with Kanye again?
I already have throughout my break. I’ve actually worked with him. I can’t say much about it, but it was awesome. He’s a genius. I really, really enjoyed working with him.

Is your relationship with Timbaland intact?
Yeah, our relationship is still intact. At the moment, he’s really tied up with other projects, but he’s still my executive producer. We talk very often. He’s still very much a part of this project just as much as the others.

When do you think you’ll drop your single?
Definitely this year, but I can’t say. When you say something, people hold you to it. I never know what’s going to happen. I could go to the studio tonight—and I will—I could top it. I might feel more confident about a record than I do after it. Even if we think we chose a single, anything could happen. I just want to make sure. People have been waiting my re-arrival. I just want to make sure I give them my best. I don’t want to rush. I don’t want to release something that I don’t feel wholeheartedly about. I feel that I am there. I just want to be sure. I want to take my time and make sure this comeback is just that.

Do you feel like you have to re-introduce yourself when you make your return?
I feel like people are just going to know. The music is going to speak for itself. I don’t think I need to re-introduce myself to the world. I’ve been blessed to have fans all over the world. I know that they will hold me down and spread the word. My entrance into the industry was so organic. I love that. It was kind of word of mouth driven. Social networking driven to tell people. It’s driven all by the music. It’s not from my fashion. It’s not from anything but my lyrics. Just the songs. The music and the feeling people get from it. I’m most proud about that. I think this time around it will be the same way with a bigger impact.

Read the interview in its entirety at XXL.

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