#Relationship #Advice: “Hurt So Bad” | Susan Tedeschi Teaches Us to Give In Before Giving Up

Have I told you guys how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE Susan Tedeschi’s voice? No?!  Oh you’ve got no idea who Susan Tedeschi is (I know, I be showin’ my old soul, boo). Lucky for you, I’ve got this video below that you can get familiar with … um … that thing … that she [...]

Oh, My, Ms. Hill! | CONFIRMED: Lauryn Hill's Ex, Rohan Marley Engaged to Isabeli Fontana


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Oh, My, Ms. Hill! | CONFIRMED: Lauryn Hill’s Ex, Rohan Marley Engaged to Isabeli Fontana

Model Isabeli Fontana and Rohan Marley are engaged to be married, Brazilian newspaper Terra reports. Marley, 39, is the son of reggae legend Bob Marley; he and Fontana, 28, have been dating since October 2011. The couple will tie the knot in Ethiopia, the birthplace of Rastafarian culture, at a yet-to-be-determined date, as Fontana told the newspaper: “Rohan told me [...]

#Fashion & #Music: Azealia Banks' 1991 Cover Inspires LEATHER LUST!

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#Fashion & #Music: Azealia Banks’ 1991 Cover Inspires LEATHER LUST!

Have we discussed how I can’t get enough of this girl? Anyways … this cover is giving me EVERYTHING! And … seriously making me lust for leather … regardless of fact that it’s about to be 130 degrees in this concrete jungle of brotherly love that i inhabit. So in case you’re interested … feel [...]

#TalkTuesday: Jay-Z Voices Support for Obama Backing Gay Marriage

  When Jay was in Philly the other day (announcing his 2-day music festival for Labor Day weekend) he sat down with CNN.com to voice his opinion on Obama backing gay marriage. My FAVORITE part >>> “I think it’s the right thing to do … as a human being.”   HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! (Ok, it’s not until [...]

#MUSICMONDAY: Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly Music Festival

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#MUSICMONDAY: Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly Music Festival

Entertainer Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter smiles during a news conference at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Philadelphia. The rapper announced plans for a two-day music festival in Philadelphia’s at Fairmount Park, featuring nearly 30 acts “that embody the American spirit” on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, 2012. (AP [...]

Rihanna Preps #Fashion For

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Rihanna Preps #Fashion For “Where Have You Been” Video

Proof that Dykes Love Drama OR Leave That ‘Ish RIGHT Where You Found It

(Originally published at Velvet Park) So, perhaps this title is a little misleading.  Still, in my head it’s somehow fitting. I’m working on my first book (yes, I’m aware of how pretentious that sounds, especially while being a PhD student, a PR, a blogger, an event planner, etc), and the portion I’m trying to get [...]

“Women At Work” | Natasha Brown (@NBrownInk) of Think Brown Ink

I want to thank you folks so so so much for supporting the “Women at Work” series!  It’s been going great week after week!  And now … oh, I’ve got something great for you! BOY!  Have I been waiting to share this! Natasha Brown is absolutely one of my FAVORITE people to follow on Twitter!  [...]

Fashion Focus: Kristen Stewart and Cast | Gorgeous at Twilight Premiere

Kristen Stewart breaks from her signature style at the “Breaking Dawn – Part 1″ premiere with a long, sequined J. Mendel gown featuring a daring slit, Jimmy Choo heels and a dramatic Neil Lane amethyst, diamond and white gold ring worth $18,000. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner got [...]

Kyle Hockaday | “I have some pretty big cohones!”

It’s that time again!  It’s another great “Women at Work” feature! Meet Kyle Hashana, perhaps recognizable to some of you as @KyleHashana.  I’m always all types of fascinated with the gorgeous pics and behind the fashion scenes experiences Kyle shares via Tumblr and Twitter.  Luckily, we found some time to catch up! 1. What is [...]