Friday, April 12, 2013

From The VIBE Guides: T-Boz Talks New Projects and Favorite Spots To Shop an...

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TLC's T-Boz is making her public return to the entertainment industry, and she's keeping it totally real. With her new reality show, "Totally T-Boz", the lead singer of the multi-platinum selling group opens up on her battle with sickle cell anemia and a life threatening brain tumor. After brushing off her personal setbacks, she's returned to music and will be co-executive producing a TLC biopic on Vh1 with band mate Chili after over 20 years in the business. Check out T-Boz's favorite spots to chill and shop in LA and Atlanta.
Check the list here: T-Boz Talks New Projects and Favorite Spots To Shop and Chill

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Friday, April 05, 2013

Vixen of the Day: Alicia Hartwell

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Vixen of the Day: Alicia Hartwell
Name: Alicia Hartwell
Age: 23
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Occupation: Student
Style: Urban Chic
Beauty Fave I Can't Live Without: MAC Pink Nouveau Lipstick

Inspired By:
Tyra Banks and Chanel Iman
A Vixen is…
What makes me a Vixen is my sense of style and the way I carry myself. At the end of the day, I want respect so I make sure to respect other people. I am a go-getter and stop at nothing to achieve my goals. I have brains plus beauty! You can't go wrong with that. (smiles)
Photo Credit: Nathaniel Bigphatz Middleton 

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Friday, March 29, 2013

M.I.A. to Release New Album in April

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MIA album
From VIBE–Miss Paper Planes will be flying back onto the radar with a new project.
Singer M.I.A. revealed in an interview with Australia's Gold Coast Bulletin that she will be releasing her long-awaited fourth album Matangi this spring.
"It's due in April, which is the Tamil new year – April 15th – and I'm still working on it," she said about her upcoming LP, whose album title refers to her name, Mathangi, the Hindu goddess of wisdom
M.I.A. blamed the delay on her label who said her sound was "too positive." She recalls being told to 'darken' up her work, "It's like 'We just built you up as the public enemy No. 1 and now you're coming out with all this positive stuff.'
"I'm taking my time to decide what they mean," she adds.
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Friday, March 22, 2013

Janelle Monae Covers ELLE Canada

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2013 is shaping up to be fabulous for music's wild child Janelle Monae. In addition to her new Covergirl contract, an endorsement deal with Sonos, and multiple Grammy nominations, she's just snagged the cover of ELLE Canada.
Rocking her signature menswear threads, firetruck red lip and pompadour do (coined 'The Monae'), the singer joins a fleet of A-list vixens who've graced the women's magazine cover.
Earlier today, an excited Janelle tweeted a first look for followers: Never had this happen before. I'm very thankful. My 1st cover of ELLE magazine. @ellecanada Sending love #febissue twitter.com/JanelleMonae/s…
Are u excited to see the rest of Janelle's ELLE look?

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Directs Gritty 'Backseat Freestyle' Clip


Kendrick Lamar keeps it gritty in the new video for "Backseat Freestyle" a track from last year's much-loved major-label debut good kid mAAd city Lamar teamed with Jerome D and Dave Free to direct the clip which features grainy black-and-white footage of Lamar wandering through his usual haunts in Compton California...

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