15
Oct
2010

What About Black Models?

Written by thejasminebrand in Blog

Most of us that enjoy a bit of fashion fell in love with  The Black Issue of Vogue Italia. And although some may think we’ve beaten this topic to death, the more shit we talk, the more folks will at least begin to dialogue on exactly what we define as ‘beauty’, what sells, and why.

Vogue’s Franca Sozzani discusses the lack of black models in the international fashion industry below.

“It sounds impossible that in our globalized world we are still thinking about color and nationality. Enough with stereotypes: for instance to think that white models sell more. It’s not true anymore. The important thing is beauty, and to each its own. This way each reader can find what they need.”
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15
Oct
2010

Prince New Concert Series, Welcomes Us to America

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Thursday, Prince announced at a press conference that he will serve as MC for a new concert series called ‘Welcome To America.” The concert will begin in December and feature some of his favorite artists including Maceo Parker, Janelle Monae, Mint Condition, Esperanza Spalding, Cassandra Wilson, Lalah Hathaway and Sheila E.

Prince and the New Power Generation would also perform nightly alongside featured acts. Full story.

15
Oct
2010

Spotted. Stalked. Scene. Lala & Trina, Raheem DeVaugh, Ray J & Brandy

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Lala and Trina at Dinner

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15
Oct
2010

Today’s Kanye-ism…When & Where to Say “Baby”

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The term Kanye-ism started from the Huffington Post. Kanye-ism is simply a sometimes ridiculous, sometimes thought-provoking, sometimes arrogant tweet from the man himself.

If you do nothing productive for the day, you must read some of our favorite international asshole’s tweets…

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15
Oct
2010

Video Footage, Joy & Whoopi Get Pissy w/ Bill O’Reilly, Exit Stage Left

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In case you missed it, here’s the video footage from Thursday’s show on The View. Co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg got into a heated exchange with Bill O’Reilly. At the 2:21 mark, both Joy and Whoopi walk off of the stage. Check the video.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25uyFwWPOZg[/youtube]

15
Oct
2010

Ocho. Chest Naked. W/ Gramma

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Here’s Ochocinco chest-naked with his nanna.

15
Oct
2010

New Music, Jamie Foxx’s “Living Better Now” feat. Rick Ross

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VI3oRWBqgE[/youtube]

15
Oct
2010

Justin Bieber Spits Hot “Fiy-ah”

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Not only does Bieber provide the illest nail polish, he also spits Hot Fiyah. Hold that.

“My new chick, she’s a yellow bone. I buy her yellow stones…cuz I like it when she got that yellow own….”

14
Oct
2010

Branded Baby Dopeness, Kim Kardashian & Nephew

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Kim Kardashian with her nephew Mase.

14
Oct
2010

Photos from Willow’s “Whip My Hair” Video Shoot

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Willow Smith’s, “Whip My Hair” video is set to premier on Monday, on BET. C/O of People, here are a few photos from the video shoot.