Kanye West Picks Kim Kardashian Up From Airport After Paris Robbery

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Kim Kardashian made it safely back to her hubby in NYC this morning after Kanye West had to abruptly end his set at the Meadows Music Festival in New York last night (Sunday) due to a ‘family emergency’.

After learning his wife had been held at gunpoint the 39 year rapper quickly ended his Heartless performance leaving fans in disbelief as he announced he had to depart from the show. According to ABCNews, $10 million worth of jewelry was reportedly stolen from the KUWTK reality star, while remaining in Paris for their celebrated fashion week.

A spokesperson for Kim Kardashian said:

Two armed masked men dressed as police officers were behind the hold up. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.

A concerned Kanye picked Kim up from Teterboro airport around 11 a.m. and they drove back to their New York City apartment together.  

Apparently the luxury hotel she was robbed in, Hotel de Pourtales, is estimated at about $16,900 a night and it is where Kimye stayed before their wedding. See photos in the gallery below.

Frank Ocean Ends Silence With New Albums ‘Blond’ And ‘Endless’

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On Saturday August 20th Christmas came early when the world was found drooling over their iphones and androids due to the long and highly anticipated sophomore album. As a result of the torture Ocean put us through, crazed fans lost their sanity when Frank Ocean blessed the hip hop spectrum with his visual album titled “Endless”, music video to intro “Nikes”, and surprised pop up shops located throughout New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. Ocean’s team handed out free copies of his initial title LP, Boys Don’t Cry. The exclusive magazine also included the 17 track LP Blond with features from Kanye West, Beyonce, the late David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, and Andre 3000. This elaborate magazine was far from disappointing; its size could be compared to a Vogue magazine which contained essays, poetry, and photos by many high ranked artists in the industry such as Yeezy himself.  

The Grammy award winning artist disappeared from the face of the Earth. After four years of speculation to whether Ocean could ever redeem himself has truly come into fruition.

See more below.

I had the time of my life making all of this. Thank you all. Especially those of you who never let me forget that I had to finish. Which is basically everyone of yall.

He’s definitely not lying about that part, fans have been pouring their outrage and frustration out on Twitter and Instagram for the past year. Although Apple Music has categorized Blond under the pop genre, his vocal tracks, feeds off of blues, soul, all while remaining centralized to R&B. Ocean expresses himself as a male whom isn’t afraid to put away his masculine ego and open up to his vulnerabilities, especially to “Ivy” singing:

I thought that I was dreaming when you said you love me.

I’m pretty sure every man and woman can correlate to that one past heartless lover. With his new album and soulful approach can Frank Ocean earn Best R&B album of the year, or is it too early?

Blogged By: Ashley

IG: @ashleyjanicexoxo

Three Girls That Define Black Girl Magic

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Meet the three girls that defines black girl magic with their diligence, melanin,  and gold medals Simone Biles, Michelle Carter and Simone Manuel. In Rio, Brazil during the 2016 Olympics a gymnast, shot putter, and swimmer have all epitomized the true definition of remaining committed towards chasing your dreams.

ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 26: Simone Biles competes in the floor exercise during day two of the 2016 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Chafitz Arena on June 26, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Simone Biles is presently the first woman ever to be the all around world champion 3 years in a row. Biles unmatched dance and hardcore work ethics have astonished the judges and has given credits the opportunity to rename Biles the best female gymnast. Biles standing at 4 foot 9 inches and only being 19  years old has been linked to becoming the first gymnast since 1974 to win four consecutive all around titles at the U.S. National Championships. She has won fourteen championships medals, (ten being gold) the most ever won by any American female gymnast.

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Game changer Michelle Carter has become the first U.S. woman to win an Olympic shot put gold medal with 20.63 meters. “With this championship I didn’t worry; I wasn’t doubting myself.” In order to claim her triumph Carter strategized her game plan in order to defeat and upset 2 time gold medalist Valeri Adams of New Zealand just shying off with 20.42 meters.  The 31 year old NFL daughter to defensive lineman Michael Carter received the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championship. After receiving her bronze award, it seems Carter was here for one thing and one thing only, a gold medal. Alongside Carter’s free time she enjoys to work on her individual business called ShotDiva.com and is the founder of You Throw Girl Confidence Camp. Her mission is to empower and educate young millennial women while unlocking their fears and transforming into their best selves. “I want to help young girls to have that confidence in themselves and their abilities to be their best.” With her makeup line  she inspires to give women a reminder on the importance of their physical appearance. Carter’s a game attitude must run through her veins, “I came to compete; that’s one thing my Dad always went over with me: when it’s time to go, it’s time to go. There is no time for thinking, there is no time for second guessing.”

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Last but not least is 20  year old Simone Manuel whom tied for first place with Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100 meter freestyle. Manuel has officially become the first African American woman to win a gold medal in swimming. Her breath taking reaction of finishing across the line was a tearful sight to watch as she poured tears of joy herself. Although her reaction was priceless, Manuel’s speech was beyond heroic. “The gold medal wasn’t for me. It was for people that came before me and inspired me to stay in the spot. This is all for all who came before me and all who will come after who believe they can’t do it. Sadly at times like this with love and support in our hearts, we’re also reminded of Dorothy Dandridge. The African American woman whom dipped her toe into a pool after being told she was prohibited entry, and afterwards forced to watch the cleaners drain the entire pool from her bedroom window.

Congrats ladies!!!

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IG: @ashleyjanicexoxo

Swizz Beatz: The Dean Collection x No Commission Art Fair

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Free tickets, free drinks, a view of some of the newest and dopiest art pieces plus live performances, you had me at the word free.

Last week Swizz Beatz held his national The Dean Collection also titled No Commission event geared to appreciate the aesthetics of a range and diverse culture of arts around the globe. Each artist was able to display their artwork for free and was given 100% of the sales which went straight back to the artists. If you weren’t there I feel bad for you son, I got 99 problems but getting lit isn’t one.  

Throughout Thursday and Sunday Swizz Beatz entertained his guests with drinks (sponsored by Bacardi), food, special guests, and an overall good time. Live performances and special guests varied from Asap Rocky, Fabolous, Pusha T, Remy Ma, Fat Joe, DMX, Young Thug, Angie Martinez, and etc. This private event took place in Bronx, New York where artists and entrepreneurs from fashion, music, and art enthusiasts were able to network while spreading the importance of art to young millennials via social media. To top it off this event hit home for Swizzy because he grew up in the Bronx, guests were able to see the same projects that raised him on the Ferris wheel. While being interviewed by Angie Martinez from Power 105.1 he had this to say:

I want my outlet and platform to be a freedom for the artist and for the people.

I wanted this to feel like a cultural event where your vibing and hearing Spanish, African music, art collectors, billionaires, people that live with their moms, a gumbo pot the U.S. haven’t seen.

Us as a brand can really give back to the culture and do cultural moments like this where everybody can fit in.

His special message to the people at home was, “if you free the artist you free the world.”

OVO Fest 2016: Drake And Kanye Announce Collab Album, Performances With Rihanna, Future And More

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As you may or may not know, The 6 God just celebrated the 7th annual OVO Fest in his hometown of Toronto, Canada this past weekend. The Canadian pop star had guest appearances from the likes of Future, Rihanna, Popcaan, Kanye West, and other countless artists.

Fans were gazed by Drake and Rihanna’s flirty performances to Work, as well as Too Good, and was later able to turn up to the trap lord Future. And just when you thought this concert couldn’t possibly get any more lit, Kanye being his godly self delivered an important message before his performance. While the crowd was amazed at Yeezy standing on stage, he stated that he and Drake are coming together for a collaborative album.

Kanye blurted out,

Toronto, I got one question for you, Is you all ready for this album, I’m not talking about Pablo.

Later Drake came out on stage to clear up any confusion by saying,

What my brother was asking before was, are you ready if we make an album

And you can imagine how the crowd lost their minds from there. Take a look below.

With Drake and Future’s collaborative mix tape What A Time to Be Alive, making headlines within a few hours of its release there’s no telling what these two may have up their sleeves.

The concert expectedly sold out back to back within the next two nights, showing how much Toronto is in support of Drizzy. In addition to this dope event, Drake made the crowd go insane with his beaming lights, and colorful balls dropping from the ceiling rapping hit singles such as, Started From The Bottom, to HotLine Bling with the crowd echoing every single word. 

Catch a few of the performances below.

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Congrats! Wale Births Baby Girl Zala With Longtime Girlfriend

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Congratulations are in order to newly parents Wale and long term girlfriend Chloe Alexis. The couple birthed their little bundle of joy, Zyla Moon Oluwakemi, yesterday afternoon.

The rapper has always opened up about his personal life in his lyrics. Like on songs such as ‘The Matrimony” where he reminisces on their previous miscarriage. And unfortunately for that reason Wale says that is why he kept the pregnancy a secret this time around.

He took to Instagram with a beautiful message after his babygirl was born.

Check it out below.

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Overjoyed . I keep the most important things in my life so far away from people because I’m sensitive . Quite possibly too sensitive to even be in this business nevertheless I spoke on the downward spiral that ensued after complications with my previous child… For that reason I kept this very private as I prayed every day to receive this blessing . Thank You to all my friends so many , Iman/Teyana . Draya and O.Mel and Robyn. Finn Balor Neil Lawi. Bryson, Kehlani WizardEd.. So many ppl that stayed up wit me and talked me thru such a sensitive subject … I named my album SHiNE when I knew my babygirl was on the way …I want to be a better man than I ever been. I’m so flawed I’m so imperfect and the world knows it… I just want to honestly be the best version of myself I can be.. My focus is renewed I’m infinitely in love with my princess and I truly appreciate all the love you have shown her and how understanding many people who knew were .imma keep workin on me and pray to God I can design a young princess who flourishes to an absolute queen .. I got u baby … U go girl .. You are my everything and I’ll see to it we SHiNE my precious Zyla????

Congrats again Wale!

Drake Drops New Album “Views” And Interviews With Zane Lowe

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What a time to be alive.

Over the past few months, Drake has consistently supplied fans with just enough new music to keep them comfortable but finally the wait is over! After dropping several hits including the chart-topping single “Hotline Bling”, dancehall inspired “One Dance”, and of course “Summer Sixteen”; Drizzy is finally giving the fans what they’ve been anxiously waiting for with the release of his fourth studio album, Views From The 6.

Earlier this week, Drake returned to social media to drop all the announcements needed to build up anticipation for the Views release. He took to his Instagram to give us a first look at the albums jaw-dropping cover art which featured the superstar sitting atop the famed CN Tower overlooking the Toronto Skyline.

He then returned to the gram to announce the “Summer Sixteen Tour” (appropriately named after the recently released single) accompanied by Future, Roy Woods, DVSN, and a few other special guests that have yet to be announced.

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The self-proclaimed Champagne Papi continued to send the internet into a frenzy by releasing the albums 20-song tracklist followed by a short video clip to keep fans occupied until its official release.

While many of you were most likely tuned in to Drizzy’s new album, the rapper was conducting what he says “is his very last interview” with Zane Lowe. Here’s a few excerpts.

On getting Jay and Kanye on “Pop Style:

Jay didn’t really do a verse. I was just trying to get ‘Ye on it first. Jay kinda just did my first few lines for me and that’s how we flexed it … It didn’t play out how I wanted it to go. Sometimes [Jay Z and I] just fall on opposite sides of the spectrum. It’s always mutual respect but sometimes it has to be from afar.

On his relationship with Nicki Minaj:

I don’t really talk to Nicki. Another person I have a lot of love for … Not only for our past and the how much work and time we put it, but for how she dealt with the situation at hand. She dealt with me how I would expect her to — with class. I always have respect and love for her. Unfortunately, we haven’t spoke.

On how he feels Views will be received:

I don’t want you to get it right away … Great music takes a little work. It takes elevating your listening level.

Check it out below.

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Fashion: Damnnn Rihanna Back At It Again With New Stance Socks

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That Rihanna reign just won’t let up!

Ri-Ri’s apparent ploy to take over the music and fashion industry is in full effect as the 28 year-old singer continues to release new products and sell out arenas for her Anti World Tour. She’s currently sitting comfortably at the top of the Billboard Music Charts with her hit single “Work” maintaining its #1 spot for the ninth consecutive week.

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Earlier today, the chart-topping superstar released her summer sock collection with Stance Socks and from the looks of it, the artist best known for taking fashion risks and pushing the envelope is encouraging just that with this latest collection.

Here’s a sneak peek of what we can expect from Rihanna’s eclectic style in the Fenty for Stance sock collection.

You can also catch Ri-Ri pairing her socks with her highly anticipated Fur Slide sandals from her Fenty by Puma collection set for release April 22nd. Following the success of her recent collaborations with the notable sneaker brand, fans will surely be breaking the internet to grab a pair of slides just as they were for both The Creeper and The Trainer sneaker release. She recently took to her Instagram account to announce the official release date and time for the sandal.

Get ready for summer!!!! #THEFURSLIDE will be available on Puma.com on April 22 at 10am  #FENTYXPUMA

Are you buying?

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Talks Of Possible Reality Show: Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian

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With a scoop of Blac Chyna, a hint of Rob Kardashian, their newly announced engagement and for the ultimate cherry on top; there’s talks of Chyna appearing on Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

According to TMZ, sources close to Chyna told E that if she was to appear on the show they’d have to pay a pretty price. She wants $1 Million for her minor role. She goes on to negotiate her possible contact. She requested an on-exclusive contract, because she wants her own reality show and possibly with Rob.

For seven figures, her appearance could and would be true reality television entertainment. The money isn’t the only thing that Chyna can’t agree with producers on. She’s also refusing to shoot scenes with Kylie and Tyga! Being Tyga’s ex and Kylie’s enemy, Chyna knows what she’s dealing with. She is ready to launch her television career. Breaking the ice with KUWTK will definitely show her what she’s made of.  

The soon to be bride is causing drama and she’s not even on the show yet!

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Caitlyn Jenner Releases New MAC Lipstick “Finally Free”

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Following her lip-kit creating daughter, Caitlyn Jenner released a lipstick with Mac Cosmetics named Finally Free. The new lip shade in nude will be available April 7th. Jenner has always wanted to launch a cosmetic line. This has been a huge goal for the star.

And honestly, my ultimate fantasy — I never thought in a million years that it would ever happen — was to get involved with a makeup company, she tells M.A.C in an interview on their site. When you’re going through all of this, that’s just like never going to happen, but wouldn’t it be something to be involved in a project like that? Boy, watch out what you wish for, because it came true.

It’s no surprise that Jenner had charity in mind when creating her first product.100 percent of the proceeds will go to the M.A.C AIDS Fund Transgender.

I like a little color on my lips, not a lot during the day. And this rosy nude is the color I’ve gone to. To be honest, I want people to use it every day so they have to buy more. I want to raise a lot of money. It’s very simple.

As far as the name goes, Jenner says that she “wanted a name that I use, and which represents the community. This is who I am, Finally Free.

Congratulations Caitlyn!

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IG: @BreFemmee