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#TBT: Vintage Beyoncé Magazine Covers + NEW GQ Cover

GMPR BEYONCE GQ Collage

It’s the cover everyone is talking about. The February 2013 GQ Cover is all about Beyoncé as she makes her debut as #1 of the 100 Sexiest Women Of The 21st Century. Miss Millennium tells GQ,  “I now know that, yes, I am powerful,” she says. “I’m more powerful than my mind can even digest and understand. [SOURCE]

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday and all of the excitement surrounding Beyoncé’s new GQ February Cover, I thought it was only fitting to take a walk down memory lane and revisit some of Baddie Bey’s older cover girl moments. See a few below.

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Shateria Moragne-el Does NYC Press Tour For Front Row Couture

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Meetings, meetings and more meetings! Shateria Moragne-el, fashion designer and Rick Ross’ girlfriend toured NYC promoting her new fashion line, Front Row Couture. Shateria shared snapshots on her Instagram account and gave us a glimpse of her press run. She stopped by Vibe, Allure, Teen Vogue, Hello Beautiful and InStyle.

Love & Hip Hop NY Cast Make Last Minute Promo Rounds

LOVE & Hip HopFor weeks we have all been anxiously waiting for the season 3 premiere of Love & Hip Hop New York. The wait is over and the cast airs their reality tonight for all to see. Before we catch the first episode tonight, some of the cast members made last-minute promotional appearances.

Joe Budden, Tahiry, Olivia and Rich Dollaz stopped by the PIX Morning News. Olivia and Rich also stopped by POWER 105.1 The Breakfast Club. Both interviews briefly addressed the relationships and drama that you will see throughout this season.

I probably don’t have to ask but will you be tuning in tonight?

The Game Talks Sneakers With NiceKicks

At the 2012 Team Jordan CP3 celebrity basketball game, NiceKicks.com kicked it with Game to talk sneakers and his everyday rotation. The Jesus Piece rapper broke down his favorites and what he went through to get his first pair ever.

Nene Leakes Defends Ebony Cover

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Since the Ebony December/January 2013  issue hit magazine stands last week, many quickly criticized the cover girl. Ebony chose reality star & actress Nene Leakes to be the face of their Money & Power Issue and oddly enough readers didn’t think Leakes was right for this particular issue. Ebony seems to be confident in their decision and hasn’t spoken out too much but we all know Leakes is not as tight-lipped.

Nene doesn’t appreciate the shade thrown her way and is pointing to her very own for all of the negativity. She candidly chatted with The Daily Beast about the criticism and even threw in a Kim Kardashian comparison.

“I absolutely deserve to be on the cover,” she tells The Daily Beast. “This cover is about money, power, and respect. And it’s about a come-up story and I’m the one that had that story this year … Not only did I come out as a reality star that was very boisterous and vivacious and outspoken and all those things. I flipped that into money and respect. And a lot of people can’t do that.

“But listen to me, definitely all of the negative feedback definitely came from my own; African Americans were the ones that were the most negative,” she continues, adding, “And it’s so funny to me because I would call [the editor] over at Ebony and she would say ‘Girl please, glass houses. That’s all it is. They don’t want to see you on the cover, they don’t really understand the reason why you’re on the cover, they don’t know your story.”

“It’s true and I know you’ve heard it a million times, [African Americans] just don’t support one another,” she says. “But it’s OK for you to go pick up a magazine cover with Kim Kardashian. She’s my girl. We are cool. We talk. We do drinks and all of that. But her story ain’t no different than mine. You know what I mean? I might’ve worked at the strip club, but she made a sex tape.”

Click here to read more about Nene’s conversation with The Daily Beast!

Chad Johnson Works To Repair His Image

After a violent domestic dispute, failed marriage and immediate job loss, Chad Johnson is trying to pick up the pieces. In an episode of Hard Knocks, Johnson explains that he is taking it one step at a time to get the two things that he loves back.

Somewhere along the way I lost focus. I lost something that I loved. I lost two things that I love because of my immature actions.

Watch the interview clip below. Do you think Johnson will get back on the field this season and win Evelyn back?

Angela Simmons “BIKINI” Hair Just In Time for Summer

You may remember back in May when Angela Simmons announced her partnership with Indiqué Hair to launch her own extension line. Well, the day has come! Angela’s “BIKINI” line is now available.

“To me, hair is a statement and an extension of your wardrobe and I’ve always been drawn to fashion and being able to change up my look,” said Angela. She continued, “This partnership seemed natural, much like the naming of BIKINI. A BIKINI is the staple piece during the hot summer months or while on vacation, and the name perfectly describes the beachy texture of my first hair line.”

BIKINI from Angela Simmons by Indiqué Hair is retailing for $210 – $305  per 4oz tube. Indiqué Hair will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of BIKINI to CancerCare, a national organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people will all types of cancers through counseling, education, information and referral, and direct financial assistance.

For more information, head to www.indiquehair.com. Check out promo pics and a behind-the-scenes video below!

Lil Wayne to Launch NEW Website

Lil Wayne will be launching his very own website in four days called BreadOverBed.com. Wayne has partnered with his friend DJ Scoob Doo for a video based site that will feature exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage into his lifestyle as the President of Young Money.You wanted a peek into Wayne’s working environment? Well, you got it!

“This Bread Over Bed thing is more like a lifestyle, it’s more like a way of life,” said DJ Scoob Doo who is not only a veteran DJ but an accomplished video director. [SOURCE]

“There’s no quit, there’s no stopping, there’s no such thing as a break, and the best part about it is there’s no reason why — the reason is you,” Weezy told MTV News in an exclusive clip announcing his involvement with the new site. “The reason why I don’t stop is because of me, the reason why I don’t sleep is because of me, the reason why I don’t take breaks is because of me. I don’t have to. It’s natural.” [SOURCE]

Actress Regina Hall Spices Up “Think Like A Man” Interview

During a recent interview with the “Think Like A Man” cast, co-star Regina Hall took it upon herself to spice it up a bit. Hall innocently flirted with each of her male cast members starting with Kevin Heart and made her way to the laps of  Michael Ealy, Romany Malco, Terrence J and Jerry Ferrara. The men were trying to keep straight faces but Hall was giving them each a taste of heaven making it very hard. The interview was hilarious and it was all in good fun. Watch below!

Nicki Minaj + Ricky Martin on MAC Press Tour

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin have been on press tour promoting a HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign created by mega beauty brand MAC Cosmetics. The two new VIVA GLAM ambassadors stopped at Good Morning America and Live! With Kelly to briefly talk about the cause, their MAC partnership, the dynamic between the two and upcoming projects for each of them. Also the pair graced the powder pink carpet at a launch party for the line.

Peep a video of the 2 at Live! With Kelly below:

and a BTS video from the campaign shoot:

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