Daily Archives: August 10, 2013

Somewhere In Barbados Rihanna Is At The Beach In Some Cute Bikinis

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After touring for the last four months, international pop star Rihanna is enjoying her mini vacation back home in Barbados. As always, the Grammy Award winning singer and fashion trendsetter is living the life and doing it real big. She and her friends played beach soccer, chilled out on the water snorkeling it up, partied it up on a yacht, went swimming, ate some good food and drank plenty of drinks. Riri showed her sexy beach body in various bikinis. Check the pics below:

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Photos Credit: Rihanna’s Instagram | Splash

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YDBR Sports: Introducing Aspiring NBA Player Bryce Council From Harlem, USA

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Name: Bryce Council

Age: 14

Reppin: Harlem, USA

Career Goal: To become a NBA player or lawyer.

What youth basketball team(s) do you play for: LSA/RENs

What or who inspired you to play basketball: My father

How long have you been playing basketball: Since I was about 4 or 5-year-old.

Favorite NBA team: Lakers

Favorite NBA player: Kobe Bryant

Your NBA fashion influences are: A’mare Stoudamire and D Wade.

What are your favorite fashion brands: True Religion, YSL, Polo and Nike.

What are some of your favorite shopping stores or boutiques: H&M, Cross County Mall, and Woodbury Plaza.

Describe your style: Not the average kid from Harlem. I see the bigger picture.

How many pair of sneakers do you own: Over 30

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For more info on Bryce, follow him on Twitter @TruBallerBryce5 and Instagram @DC_Bryce

Photos Credit: Bryce Council

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Angela Simmons In A Freakum Dress By Shavonne DeAnne & $500 Olcay Gulsen 6 Inch Ankle Strap Pumps

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It’s the weekend and last night Friday (August 9), Angela Simmons was spotted in Manhattan enjoying a night out on the town with some friends. She partied at a local nightclub and she danced the night away in a midnight blue ‘Monica Dress‘ by Shavonne DeAnne. To get your ‘Monica Dress‘ email info@shavonnedeann.com for details. Angela styled a pair of $500 red Olcay Gulsen 6 Inch Ankle Strap Pumps with her dress. Ladies, would you wear this dress and fellas, what do you think about Angela’s look?

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Photos Credit: Angela Simmons Instagram | shoes via Olcay Gulsen

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Future Rocks $1,117 Balmain Geometric Waxed Denim Biker Jeans & $650 Giuseppe ZanottiI Oyster Grey Croc-Embossed Leather Sneakers

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Yesterday night Friday (August 9), rapper Future was also in Miami filming the video to DJ Khaled’s “I Wanna Be With You” with Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross. The track appears on DJ’s Khaled upcoming album, Suffering From Success, due September 24th via YMCMB/Republic Records. For the video shoot, Future opted for Balmain and Giuseppe Zanotti. He matched a light grey Balmain hoodie with a pair of $1,117 Balmain 18CM Geometric Waxed Denim Biker Jeans. These jeans feature a concealed hook and zip fly closure, five pockets on the front panels, two zip pockets on the back panels, and geometric inserts on the knee and back panels. You can get them at LuisaviaromaFuture completed his outfit with a pair of $650 Giuseppe ZanottiI Oyster grey croc-embossed leather London Sneakers which features pale grey leather embossed with crocodile skin texture, white leather paneling throughout, white lace-up closure, tonal logo-stamped patch on the padded bellows tongue and exposed zip closures on the side. You can buy them at SSENSE. Dope outfit, Future!

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Photos Credit: Future’s Instagram |DJ Khaled’s Instagram | jeans via Luisaviaroma | sneakers via SSENSE

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Nicki Minaj In A LeMoine Tricote Dress Accessorized With A Balmain Belt & Nicholas Kirkwood Ankle Boots

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Nicki Minaj is still in Miami and she is back to work after partying with SB, Birdman and Cam’ron at Story’s this past Thursday night (August 8). Last night Friday (August 9), she linked up with DJ Khaled, Future and Rick Ross to film the official visual to “I Wanna Be With You“. The track appears on DJ’s Khaled upcoming album, Suffering From Success, due September 24th via YMCMB/Republic Records. For the video shoot, Minaj got decked out in a LeMoine Tricote dress accessorized with a Balmain belt and Nicholas Kirkwood ankle boots. She looked great! I love Minaj’s hair and the make-up is flawless. What’s your thought?

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Photos Credit: Nicki Minaj’s Instagram |

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Vado Wears A $715 Gucci White Felted Toweling Hooded Sweater With The Matching $555 Felted Toweling Pants

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We The Best rapper Vado was photo’d filming his segment at DJ Khaled’s “I Wanna Be With You” video shoot with FutureNicki Minaj and Rick Ross. The track appears on DJ’s Khaled upcoming album, Suffering From Success, due September 24th via YMCMB/Republic Records. Vado rocked a $715 Gucci White Felted Toweling Hooded Sweater with the brand’s matching $555 Felted Toweling Pants. These pants feature an adjustable tie waistband, side slash pocket and back patch pocket. Get them at Neiman Marcus. The hooded sweater features the brand’s blue and red signature web detail on the cuffs and wasitband, a front zip closure, side zip pockets, and a hood with drawstring detail. It’s available at Neiman Marcus. He also rocked a pair of Air Jordan sneakers. Vado’s Slime Flu 4 drops August 15th.

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Photos Credit: Vado’s Instagram |DJ Khaled’s Instagram | hooded sweater via LYST |

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‘Love & Hip-Hop’s’ Rasheeda On Faking Storyline For TV, Kirk Cheating, Her Poiz Cosmetics Line & More

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Love & Hip-Hop’s Rasheeda recently did an interview with Vibe Vixen. The independent rapper-turned-reality star used Mona Scott Young’s executive produced show as a platform to showcase her entrepreneurship skills by launching her own line of cosmetics called Poiz. In season one, everything seemed to be good between Rasheeda and her husband Kirk. She was recording music, and living the family life with her husband and their children. Things changed in season two when Rasheeda told Kirk that she was with child. He immediately requested her to abort their baby and she refused too. One thing led to another and Kirk decided to cheat on his wife while she’s pregnant with his child. In her interview with Vibe Vixen, Rasheeda talked about if their storyline was fake for TV, Kirk cheating on her, forgiving him, working things out, her cosmetics line and much more. Below are some excerpts:

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It was rumored that you and Kirk’s storyline would be replaced for lack of drama. Following those rumors, your marital issues were heavily showcased during the second season, which caused viewers to believe the drama was just for TV. How do you feel about that?
Everybody has that mindset like these shows are off the chart…that they are all fake. Coming into the show initially it was something that Kirk didn’t even want to do. So he was in a place like, “I’m just here because of you.” We had a lot of issues in our marriage, but we didn’t put them on the table at the beginning because we were new to all this. We were green to the whole reality TV situation. And then we were both thinking about my artistry and the things I’m trying to do. We just tried to keep everything on the up-and-up for the most part.

So what changed in season two?
The crazy thing about it is relationships have problems all the time. And we were going through some things then that we didn’t even put all of the situation out there on television. But coming into the second season we were both like, “You know what? Let’s just let our realities be what they are…and make it do what it do.” What people have to understand is nobody’s relationship is perfect. But I’ve talked to people that have problems way worse than me and Kirk have been through [laughs]. I’m going to keep it real. Half these hoes have been through the same things we were going through, but they want to act like they are perfect. But with us it just played out on TV.

What was your reaction when you found out that Kirk was cheating on you? 
I was angry and disappointed because I felt as though my teammate let me down, you know? Although he confessed that nothing really happened, it’s just the fact that you felt you needed to go that far to get my attention. Especially at the time I was pregnant and going through a lot of things as your wife and as your friend. One thing I have realized about being on reality TV is people are going to talk about your ass no matter what. I could be out here being the best woman feeding the hungry and putting the homeless in houses…it wouldn’t make no difference. But the moment you have some ratchetness going on people are really going to talk about you. But I expected that.

The two of you were out in Vegas recently. Is it safe to say you are working on your marriage? Are you and Kirk in a better space now?
When you’ve been married for 13 years and have businesses and kids together you find a way to work it out. I haven’t had a problem with a husband that has been involved in constant infidelity. This is the first time we have gone through something on this level. It would be different if you saw this dude out here running around here on a regular [laughs]. People would be looking at me like, “This bitch is stupid.” But even when you go through things like that being friends as long as we have been we should be able to talk through certain situations. I don’t give a damn about anyone else’s opinion. It’s about what’s in my heart and what the Lord has instilled in me. We have a baby on the way…I have stepchildren. I’m not rushing into a divorce. Love don’t turn off like a light switch.

This year you released your own line of cosmetics called Poiz. How has that whole experience been for you? 
It’s been great. I just took my time with it. I didn’t want to be the face of someone else’s brand. I didn’t want to just get with a manufacturer that already had products and just throw my name on it and not have anything to do with developing colors. So I got with a company where I could develop my own colors and I have 40 different glosses and lipsticks. I have eye shadows and blushes and things that I have created. And it’s my own company. I have the neutral and working mom type of things that women like, but I also have the fun and funky stuff for the girls that like the bright colors and to be extremely popping and over-the-top with their makeup. It’s doing so well online that I have to thank God.

Read the full interview at Vibe Vixen.

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