Did you tune into BET's Hip-Hop Awards last night? I was out at a writing class (trying to get my skills up!), but heard it was good–particularly the Chris Lighty tribute. Meek Mill performed as well, embracing this season's leather sleeves trend in a $1,440 Alexander McQueen Degradé Leather...

Bling jewelry came into vogue around the same time hip hop became a trend. Of course, nothing stays stationery and so doesn't hip hop fashion. There are many brands which come out with accessories and clothes which help to accentuate the hip hop brand. Such a fact is not restricted to clothing...

I came into this thing through hip-hop, and I navigated the world to kind of pursue the things that I was interested in and passionate about. It did provide opportunities for me. I don't know if I would be in entertainment at all were it not for hip-hop and my entry through that world. As I...

one called "The Queen of Hip-Hop" styled by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele. We actually loooveee Carlyne—she was one of the first stylists to really embrace urban culture and bring streetwear to mainstream magazines. (Plus she's BFFs with designer Azzedine Alaïa!) Just peep Anna Wintour's first...

) The Fetishization of Black Women In a recent article on Faust's sex tape stardom, Jezebel noted that while some would watch, Faust would never land a Vogue cover or nab her own reality show. She's black, after all. While that might be true given what I know about the nation's appetite for...

Kendall Jenner is slowly moving up the modeling ranks, and her latest achievement is landing a Vogue cover! The reality starlet and buddingfashionista brought sexy back in a curve-skimming Zimmermann gown on the cover of the third issue of Vogue Australia's Miss Vogue. She also models...

," once said iconic hip-hop pioneer Fab Five Freddy, in an interview with radio host Davey-D, back in 2010. It's true–nestled in the downtrodden streets of a 1980s Manhattan, a new relationship between two of music's most unlikeliest candidates, began to develop. Fast-forward to the...

look who's back in fashion: Daria Werbowy! And she's not shy about it either, claiming her reigning crown with not one but two Vogue covers and an ad campaign styled by Carine Roitfeld for Diane von Furstenberg, shot by Sebastian Faena. I already said something about Daria's Vogue Paris...

In his subsequent Twitter updates, the hip-hop artists mentioned on painting the car red. It is to be seen if the extravagant vehicle will make a cameo on Birdman's next music video or concert... via: AutoEvolution

"The Houston, Texas neighborhoods of Fifth Ward, Third Ward, and South Park have grown to be hallowed ground for modern hip hop culture, possessing self-contained celebrities, entrepreneurs, support networks, and a micro-economy of their own." Having spent nine years documenting its culture,...

 

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