Back in June, I posted the BTS pictures of Teyana Taylor’s photo shoot with Complex magazine. A few minutes ago, the final product went viral, via Miami-based photographer David Cabrera. Teyana’s workout plan is definitely paying off because herbody is “gone with the wind fabulous”. In the photo set, the G.O.O.D. Music artist showed off her killer abs, six-pack and boobs as she posed in various sexy bathing suits summer ensembles. Besides slaying photo shoots, Kanye’s protegé is in the studio working on her debut which arrives later this year. She is also set to release her second line of sneakers with Adidas real soon.
MMG’s Wale took to his Instagram account and uploaded a photo of him covering his face in a ‘The Finals‘ cap. He also rocked a $780 Givenchy Columbian Star Fit Cotton Jersey Tee-Shirt. Wale’s tee features a multi-colored check and white star on the front. You can purchase this shirt at Luisaviaroma or Farfetch. Wale topped off his outfit with denim jeans and a pair of Nike LeBron 11 “Parachute Gold” sneakers.
In related Wale news, last month, I posted that this Fall 2013 he will be touring alongside J. Cole. The Born Sinner (J. Cole) rapper and The Gifted (Wale) emcee are set to embark on a North America ‘What Dreams May Come True‘ tour. The trek kicks off September 10 in Miami at the James L. Knight Center. The duo will also hit more arenas and theatres across the country in major market cities including Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Toronto, New Orleans, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, and other cities before wrapping up on October 30 in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre. See official dates here.
Photos Credit: Wale’s Instagram |shirt via Luisaviaroma
Kelly Rowland is popping up on the cover of a few major magazines. Last month, she snatched the cover of Essence’s September issue, now the Grammy Award winning R&B singer graces the cover of Hype Hair’s Fall Style Issue. Below are some excerpts:
Award-winning songstress, Kelly Rowland has become a fan favorite since her early days with Destiny’s Child. Not only has she captivated us with her beautiful voice and deeply profound lyrics, but she has also consistently wowed us with her array of hairdos. Whether it’s short and fierce red, bouncy curls, or long and straight, Rowland lights up the room. Hype Hair shines the spotlight on the “Talk A Good Game” singer, and in a sleek photo spread, gives you a detailed how-to on the R&B singer’s many ‘dos.
Another R&B singer that Hype Hair linked up with was former City High songbird and now “R&B Divas LA” star, Claudette Ortiz. Hype Hair spoke with the lovely Ortiz about reality TV, working together with divas that she grew up admiring, and her hair maintenance tips. Other starlets that Hype Hair highlights inside their Fall Style issue are Rihanna, Beyoncé, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan, Solange, Jourdan Dunn, Logan Browning, Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle, YaYa, and many other beautiful ladies.
Rapper Soulja Boy flexes on Instagram once again. This go ’round, he rocked a sold out Rook Brand Shark Pattern Tee-Shirt which he paired with white denim jeans and red sneakers. Souja’s tee features sharks and skull all over it. Soulja is in the studio working on his new album; expect some new music in the coming weeks. Fellas, what are your thoughts on this tee-shirt?
Photos Credit: Soulja Boy’s Instagram | shirt via Rook Brand
Styled by celebrity stylist Olori Swank, actress and singer Keke Palmer poses in various ensembles including a yellow floor length gown, purple and mint green dress, oversized white tee-shirt paired with python thigh high boots, Topshop jacket, Alexander McQueen skirt and Giuseppe shoes for Fuzion magazine. Palmer was shot in Los Angeles by photographer ëaštøn śçhīrrå. She looked stunning and the dresses fit her complexion. The yellow dress is everything! Palmer was such an adorable little girl and it’s great to see her grown into a beautiful woman.
Music artist, fashion designer and creative director Swizz Beatz attended and performed at the PROJECT Trade Show in Las Vegas. For the event, Swizzy rocked a $314 Kenzo Slogan Tiger Print Sweatshirt. His black striped cotton sweatshirt from Kenzo features an animated tiger print with a contrast branding on the front. You can buy this sweater at Farfetch, SSENSE, orStyle Bop. Fellas, are you feeling this sweater? For Pharrell Williams’ BBC after party at Pure, Swizzy changed into a Kenzo tank. Swizzy is the Renaissance man! He’s always looking for more to do.
Swizz Beatz, French Montana and friends
Swizz Beatz and Pharrell
Swizz Beatz, Pharrell and friends
Photos Credit: Swizz Beatz’s Instagram | French Montana’s Instagram | Slowbuck’s Instagram |sweater via Farfetch
Lil Kim is really making a major comeback! Last month, the multi-platinum Grammy Award winning iconic female rapper announced that she’s releasing a new mixtape, entitled Hard Core: Back 2 Da Streetz, which borrows its title and is a sequel to her debut. She also released the official cover art. See the original post here. The Queen Bee recently went back to her Brooklyn roots to shoot a visual with RichHomieQuan and she also filmed a segment with MTV’s Sway. The shoot took place in the late great Biggie Small’s neighborhood. Kim was photo’d filming on a 4 wheeler and she brought out a couple of fly cars including a black Roll Royce Phantom. Some footage is floating around on Youtube; check out Lil Kim and Sway in Biggie Small’s old neighborhood, Lil Kim freestyling in Brooklyn, and Lil Kim riding a 4 wheeler. Stay tuned to YDBR as this story develops. Are you excited for Lil Kim’s comeback?
Rising East Atlanta rapper RichHomieQuan has been in NYC all week-long. He shopped in Soho, filmed a video with Lil Kim, stopped by Complex magazine’s offices and performed his hit single “Type Of Way” on BET‘s ‘106 & park‘, followed by a brief interview. Check out the footage over at BET. During his interview with Bow Wow; RichHomieQuan talked about being positive, his type of music, and support from a lot of big name artists including Drake and Meek Mill. He also talked about hitting the studio to record with Bow Wow. Jeezy will appear on “Type Of Way (Remix)“. RichHomieQuan’s forthcoming LP arrives soon and he has already worked with Dallas Austin, Monica and Trinidad James for the project. Download his latest mixtape Still Goin In Reloadedhere.