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Streetsnaps: Milan Fashion Week February 2017

With the menswear side of Milan Fashion Week wrapping up last month, womenswear designers have now descended upon Italy’s famed fashion capital to showcase its latest and greatest. In line with all other major fashion week events, just as much magic unfolded out in the streets as did on the runways. In this new edition of streetsnaps, we see here a blend of style genres collide with plenty of usual suspects showing face, namely, sportswear …

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Kanye West Is Launching Makeup He’ll be going head-to-head with Kylie Cosmetics.

What’s next in Kanye West’s world is makeup. Yes, the artist and YEEZY designer is branching out to cosmetics with a DONDA beauty brand. DONDA is a tribute to his mother who passed away in 2007. According to TMZ, Kanye already declared his intention with legal documents. It’s said the line will produce lotion alongside men’s and women’s makeup. But he’ll be up against Kylie Cosmetics and her wildly popular lip kits. The beauty industry is a competitive …

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Eminem, Migos, Danny Brown, Flume, Korn & More Booked for Reading & Leeds 2017 Some huge acts are coming to the United Kingdom.

The lineup for this year’s edition of the United Kingdom’s world-renowned Reading & Leeds festival has surfaced. Taking to Instagram, the promoters have revealed the official trailer for Reeding & Leeds 2017. An eclectic offering, the bill for this year includes high-profile acts from hip-hop to electronic to alternative rock. Most notably, this year will features a star-studded collection of headliners that boasts Eminem, Fatboy Slim, Korn, Flume, Major Lazer, Flume, Muse, Giggs and others. …

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Swizz Beatz Plays Unreleased Song With Nas, Jay Z, DMX and Jadakiss Unveiled during a beat battle with Just Blaze.

Just Blaze and Swizz Beatz went head-to-head during an intense “Battle of the Beats,” hosted by Hot 97′s Ebro on Friday night. Attendees of the event included hip-hop A-listers Busta Rhymes, Alicia Keys and Cassidy, who listened on while the two producers went back and forth through their musical arsenal. Towards the end of the evening, Swizz stunned everyone by unexpectedly dropping a never-before-heard track by DMX featuring Nas, Jay Z and Jadakiss. While there’s …

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Rihanna to Receive Humanitarian of The Year Award From Harvard University

After celebrating her 29th birthday earlier this week in style, the Rihanna is now receiving a well-deserved birthday gift from Harvard: the Humanitarian of the Year Award. The renowned pop singer is being recognizedfor her charitable and philanthropic work with the Clara and Lionel Foundation Scholarship Program. Named after her grandmother and grandfather, the non-profit organization began in 2012 to help provide education and assistance to students in Caribbean and South American countries to attend college in …

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Atiba Jefferson on the Evolution of Photography & Skateboarding “For me, to be lucky enough to see the best skating is a dream job.”

If you ask around who the biggest skateboarding photographer is you’ll likely hear the name Atiba Jefferson more than a couple of times. The Colorado native has been documenting the scene for more than 20 years now while rubbing shoulders with the industry’s most prolific figures from generation to generation; he’s now business partners with many of them today. What’s even more remarkable is that he’s been able to cross over into other realms of his …

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A First Look at Jordan Brand’s Newest Air Jordan 1-Inspired Model Dubbed the Jordan Heritage.

Jordan Brand recently released its latest model the Jordan Heritage which features an undeniable Air Jordan 1inspiration. The inaugural “Gym Red” colorway of the Air Jordan 1-esque silhouette features an upper constructed of textile and synthetic nubuck, an Air-Sole unit in the heel for comfortable cushioning and rubber outsole with flex grooves for optimal traction. Additionally, the tonal look of the shoe is given contrast in the form of white hits on the “23″ and Jumpman branding …

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Dice Soho Delivers Another Turn-Up Anthem, “Too Much” Produced by XoOnTheBeat.

When it comes to new sounds, Dice Soho has been laying relatively low in recent months, choosing to sporadically drop loose cuts over the past years. Starting off 2017 on a high-note, Dice Soho has decided to continue that release strategy with another new one-off track. Dubbed “Too Much,” the song finds the young Texas rapper turning up over production from XoOnTheBeat. For those unfamilar, XoOnTheBeat has previously collaborated with artists such as Kirko Bangz, …

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Future’s ‘HNDRXX’ Album Will Feature Rihanna & The Weeknd The project’s tracklist has surfaced.

Future is working overtime right now. Directly following a new album announcement and the release of a visual for a song off last week’s LP, the Atlanta rapper has unveiled the official tracklist for his next project. Taking to Instagram, Future revealed HNDRXX will feature 17 new tracks and two high-profile collaborative cuts with The Weeknd and Rihanna. As the post reveals, Future has plans to flood the month of February with enough music to hold us over for a …

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Mansory Mercedes-Benz G63 Gronos Black Edition The G-Class gets a bespoke upgrade from the auto modification experts.

Just after a collaboration with Lamborghini, luxury European auto-tuner Mansory unveiled a revamped Mercedes-Benz G-Class at last week’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Dubbed the “Gronos Black Edition,” the body-kit is covered with a lightweight carbon-fiber in a sleek matte-black paint and upgraded front-end, sitting atop 23-inch charcoal grey rims. In addition to exterior enhancements, the Gronos has a reworked 5.5-liter V8 with authentic racing components and will be limited to only six models.  

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Kreisel Unveils an All-Electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class The eco-friendly SUV gets the thumbs up from Arnold Schwarzenegger.

G-wagons are a favorite amongst SUV enthusiasts for its indulgent all-wheel drive and luxurious classic build – especially if you’re Neek Lurk driving down the empty streets of LA at 4 a.m. But for all of its impressive merits, the gas-guzzling monster lacks in efficiency and environmental friendliness. Fortunately, Austrian-based battery startup Kreisel Electric has just unveiled an all-electric Mercedes G-Class so you can have your cake and eat it too. The eco-friendly SUV features two electric motors …

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London’s Lovebox Festival Reveals Massive Summer Lineup Additions Including Solange, Kaytranada, Jamie xx and Sampha.

Building on last year’s news that Frank Ocean would be headlining this summer’s Lovebox Festival, the east London event has confirmed fresh lineup additions that include plenty of artists worthy of sitting next to Frank on the bill. Solange, Jamie xx, Sampha, Kaytranada and Chase & Status are all set to play, while UK grime is represented by the presence of AJ Tracey, Mist and a showcase from XL Recordings. Split over two days, this year’s Lovebox Festival will also see …

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Jay Z Becomes First Rapper Ever Inducted Into The Songwriters Hall of Fame

Back in October, the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their 2017 nominees. Along with legendary pop hitmakers like Berry Gordy and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jay Z became the first rapper ever to be nominated for the hall and now it appears he’ll be inducted. On Wednesday morning, the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees were announced, and they have now confirmed that Jay Z has become the first rapper to ever receive the honor. Said SHOF co-chairs Kenneth Gamble, …

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Chris Brown Announces Party Tour With 50 Cent

After pulling the plug on his boxing match with Soulja Boy, Chris Brownannounced the line-up for his upcoming Party tour. Set to kickoff March 31 in Baltimore, the R&B crooner will be joined by 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G for the two-month trek. Brown will touch down in notable cities including New York, Washington, D.C., Miami and Las Vegas. The timing of the tour comes at a perfect time for Brown, who has been embroiled in a handful of …

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Ganna, Dajana & Tavia – A Part-Two Editorial With the Tomboy Squad Featuring OFF-WHITE, Anti Social Social Club and more on another HYPEBAE editorial by Badboi.

Ganna Bogdan, Dajana Radovanovic and Tavia Bonetti return on a second editorial by Badboi. Once again the girls hold up to a “clothes have no gender” truth and chalk it up to a tomboy mood. The editorial is styled to streetwear proportions – with an athletic hard-edged cool on a backdrop that Demna Gvasalia would approve. Case in point: DHL packaging. But there’s a larger tribute to Vetements, worn by Dajana. She models the brand’s sporty tracksuit. In another, …

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Soulquarius Brings All-Star R&B Acts, Production Flaws to Santa Ana, CA

Performances by R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Brandy, Monica and more weren’t enough to overlook bad planning. How do you assemble one of the greatest R&B lineups in contemporary history and still manage to taint it with grave production flaws? That was the conundrum at the promising Soulquarius Festival that took place on Saturday (Feb. 18) at the Observatory Grounds in Santa Ana, California. Touted as an “R&B Jam,” on paper, Soulquarius was a middle school …

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Marshmello Turns Noah Cyrus’ Pop Heartbreak Into Cute Dance-Floor Trap on ‘Make Me (Cry)’ Remix

It’s almost like Noah Cyrus was daring Marshmello to remix her Labrinth-featuring hit “Make Me (Cry)” the moment she inserted that adorable little rain drop sound. Everyone knows Marshmello is the king of cutesy future bass and trap-influenced bass rhythms — and so he has proved himself still to be the purveyor of all things cartoony and turnt on this hyper-colorful rework.

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Stormzy Performs an Emotional Rendition of Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” The grime star’s anticipated debut album is almost here.

After years of building quite the name for himself in the international music scene and earning a handful of awards, talented grime star Stormzy will finally release his anticipated debut studio album next Friday, February 24. Dubbed Gang Signs & Prayer, the LP will feature songs such as the recently-released single “Big For Your Boots” and collaborations with artists such as MNEK, Raleigh Ritchie, Kehlani and others. Currently in the process of promoting the project, the #Merky Records …

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Pyer Moss Creator Kerby Jean-Raymond Talks Activism Through Fashion, Hip-Hop’s NYFW Influence

Pyer Moss may just be the music industry’s best-kept fashion secret. Label designer and founder Kerby Jean-Raymond has a longstanding history of respect and support from some of music’s most notorious creatives: Rihanna wore his camouflage biker jacket in 2014; Erykah Baducollaborated with Kerby as a creative director on his Fall/Winter 2016 collection; and countless others, from Rick Ross to A$AP Ferg and MS MR‘s Lizzy Plapinger, have turned up to support his shows. Kerby’s admiration for musicians is mutual and Pyer Moss is now notorious for sound accompaniment that’s as impactful as the …

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Sensation Announces Final Amsterdam Event

With 18 years of great memories, exciting performances, state-of-the-art production, and many thousands of all-white outfits, ID&T’s Sensation Amsterdam meets a bitter-sweet end. The Sensation parties are a huge affair. Dance fans congregate, often in all-white clothes to match the popular Sensation White theme, to groove to house in all its many forms while fire spews from some giant, rotating stage – or maybe giant jellyfish floated through the air, or women spun from hanging …

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These Are the Most Fouled Players During the 2016/17 Premier League Season So Far See which players are the most targeted.

The Premier League has always been an unforgiving landscape for players, with even the best having to accept a little rough and tumble on the pitch. But according to statics from the Premier League, it looks like some PL stars are targeted far more than others during the fixtures. Take a look below to see which top flight stars have been hauled down the most in 2016/17 thus far. And in case you missed it, check out …