Jay-Z’s latest business venture has him joining forces with his hometown baseball team. According to GlobalGrind, Jay’s Rocawear clothing line has inked a sponsorship deal with the New York Yankees for the 2012 season. The deal will provide Rocawear with branded signage inside of Yankee Stadium, as well as integrated promotions during the season. Jameel Spencer, EVP of marketing for Rocawear men’s division, says Jay’s passion for the Yankees makes the deal a “natural partnership.” Spencer adds that they’re very excited to be working the the team, and “feel another championship” coming on in 2012. Read More »
Fashion models across the nation, take notice as sexy Laura Michelle pushes her musical talents to the next level as she gives us New York Fashion Week meets New Orleans styled runway music video. It was not long ago that she dropped her other video “Never Be” which was an introduction of her singing skills and great looks. Let me know what you guys think of her latest music video.
Â Kanye West is a huge name artist, which means people will do anything to get him to perform. Knowing that he’s a superstar West feels entitled to make certain demands of his crew while he is on tour. The rapper’s ridiculous rider from his recent Australian tour Â leaked on the net and people are talking. Sources say Kanye demands that anyone that drives him wears 100 per cent cotton: No man-made fibers. Really Kanye? Who’s checking your driver’s drawls???? Â I wonder?
He also demanded Versace towels — which were shipped from America, and were then cut into smaller sizes so he could wipe his face on stage.
But the part that has everyone talking is that fact that he’s being filmed by a crew following the launch of his new fashion label KW. Read More »
Â On Thursday, February 2nd, Talking Pretty.com hosted a pretty powerful conversation with some great food, Cocktails, and Three Brown Girls.The event was an intimate conversation with: Actress/Designer Kim Porter, Media Personality/Blogger Eboni Elektra, and CEO of Sam Cooke Estate Nicole Johnson.
Event host, I’na Saulsbery (The Starfire Group) took the ladies through their rise to prominence, their adventures in motherhood and the upcoming re-launch of the acclaimed event concept “Lip Service” that lead to the discovery of Janelle Monae, and many more.Â Guest enjoyed choice delectables courtesy of Taste of the City Cafe and complimentary cocktails courtesy of Martini Moscato d’Asti. I smell A TV show coming!!!
Â DirtyEgo, a customized clothing line founded by Teneshia Martin, teams up with Real Unique Media, film/photography company founded by Director Juriel Majeed and together they combined their artistic visions to create a unique film that showcases the DirtyEgo clothing in a very entertaining and exciting fashion in which the models are placed in a real life environment and runs wild with no limitations. This is just one of many to come from this phenomenal collaboration. Check out their video and clothing line!!!! Â http://www.dirty-ego.tumblr.com
Nicki Minaj is set to take the stage at music’s biggest night. The hip-hop diva is among the first performers announced for next month’s Grammy Awards. Other stars set to perform include Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Aldean and Taylor Swift. Fans might get to see Nicki do more than just perform, as she’s also a four-time nominee. Her single “Moment 4 Life” is up for Best Rap Performance, while her album “Pink Friday” will compete for Best Rap Album. She’s also up for Best New Artist and Album of the Year as a featured act on Rihanna’s “Loud.” The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will take place on February 12th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony will air live on CBS at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.
Across the pond Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, and Rihanna will beÂ among the artists in up for a BRIT Award(Like Grammys) during next month’sÂ ceremony.
Nicki is a nominee for International Breakthrough Act whereÂ she will take on artists like Foster The People and Bon Iver…
In other news Nicki’s manager Cortez Bryant revealed some of the latest plans to help his client stay on everyone’s radar, the next step being what comes natural to the star — style. Read More »
Solange Knowles is making her next venture in life and taking on the modeling world after signing to famous agency “Next”.
The younger sister of Beyonce developed her own style over the years and because of that is recognized for her fashion sense in several fashion bibles. So it comes as no surprise that one of the world’s biggest agencies has added Solange to their rosta.
“Artistic expression is invaluable to me in all walks of my career and I am so excited to continue to develop this path along with such an amazing team at Next Model Management,”
Solange told Vogue.co.uk.
“I feel right at home working with people who have worked beside such creative forces in the world.”
Solange was initially made spokesperson for her mother and sister’s House Of Dereon clothing label, but dropped out the range did not reflect her personality.
Memphitz the Man Behind the Style, the Music and the Woman
My homie Memphitz shows off his abs as he gives us the inside scoop on his recent marriage to Antonia â€œToyaâ€ Carter, his career and his release from Jive Records. He also tells how he maintains his fitness and style and also how he balances life inside and outside of the music industry. Heres the video check it out. Read More »
Kanye West is on a Twitter tear. The hip-hop star took to his twitter account Wednesday night, unleashing a marathon of tweets on a variety of subjects ranging from his new fashion line to his disappointment in America’s educational system. Kanye went on at length in several tweets about his fashion line Donda, likening his vision for success to that of late visionaries like Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, pop superstar Michael Jackson and fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Read More »