June 2012

Following your dream

I’m in the process of finally realizing a longtime dream, of which I won’t go into detail until it comes to fruition. I’m African, and I believe in juju, very superstitious if you will. I don’t know whether my reader base is aware, but Benin is the cradle of vodoo in Africa, [...Read More]

June 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Stars face-off: Lizzy vs Miranda

  After School’s Lizzy arrived at a press conference in a grey romper and a black and purple open-toe boot. She accessorized in edgy jewelry to add color to her outfit. Miranda Kerr styled her printed shorts with a sheer blouse and floral heels while out in N.Y.C. Credit: AfterSchoolDaze + [...Read More]

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Book Review: Dear Drama by Braya Spice

Paperback, 288 pages Purchase: Amazon | IndieBound | eBook Rating: 5/5 Published: April 1st 2012 Kensington Publishing Corp. *Copy provided by author. Synopsis: Have you ever had a friend who just seems to attract trouble, no matter what she does? That’s Allure. Just 21, she barely made it out [...Read More]

June 28, 2012 // 1 Comment

Usher Wants To ‘See’

Can someone please tell me how this video manage to get release without me knowing? This is one of the hottest tracks on “Looking 4 Myself” and I’m thrilled it’s a single. The video’s steamy; I like the concept with the tattoos evolving on their skins. Usher looks sexy [...Read More]

June 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Thousands Walk To Raise Suicide Awareness

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Annual Out of the Darkness overnight walk drew nearly 2,000 participants on June 9th in San Francisco. The event included survivors of suicide loss, those with depression and other mental illnesses, as well as suicide prevention advocates. The [...Read More]

June 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

It’s time to be “Brave”

Disney’s Pixar animated “Brave” took over the weekend box office with a $66.7 million debut. That’s a lot of dough. This marks the 13th no.1 opening for Pixar, and the second major box-office score for Disney with a film from an in-house studio partner. “Brave” [...Read More]

June 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

For Thought: Meet Molly

Please watch this clip from the World Food Program YouTube channel. It tells the story of a 12 year old living in Nairobi who’s been receiving aid from the organization. Molly is only one of many getting help but there are still children and adults suffering in the world. You can help make a [...Read More]

June 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Stars face-off: Solange vs Diana

  Solange Knowles wore a bright Roberto Cavalli blazer, black separates, a neon clutch and transparent sandals at the See What Unfolds live performance. Diana Agron attended a Coach bash in a nature-inspired Tracy Reese dress and black and silver accessories. Credit: [...Read More]

June 25, 2012 // 2 Comments

Fashion Feature: EROS BUZZA

Meet Eros Buzza, a fashion management student living in Munich, Germany. Eros’ blog is called Hermes is My Dad, and from the style he depicts you can accept that title without question. Check out my favorite looks and visit his fashion blog for [...Read More]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Taken 2, is that a good idea?

Liam Neeson will reprise his role as a former CIA agent with deadly skills stopping at nothing to keep his family safe. In the first release, he set out to retrieve his daughter from kidnappers who obviously had no idea who they were messing with, in the sequel, a group of idiots will set out to [...Read More]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Originally posted on World Lit Up:
An alcoholic jots down stories about his favorite bar, the joint’s patrons and his own muddled life. Country Focus: Republic of the Congo Broken Glass By Alain Mabanckou Translated by Helen [...Read More]

June 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Music Review: After School’s “Flashback”

Release date: June 22, 2012 Label: Loen Entertainment/Pledis Purchase: Kpopmart | Kpoptown | Yesasia *Your purchase from any of the above counts toward the Hanteo Chart. My thoughts: Is it me or has After School’s singing gotten even more sensual? I guess it’s a clear depiction of how [...Read More]

June 21, 2012 // 4 Comments

Stars face-off: Kristen vs Sooyoung

  Kristen Stewart worked baroque Balmain separates and sparkling Christian Louboutin heels for the Sydney premiere of Snow White and the Huntsman. Girls Generation’s Sooyoung in an ensemble from the Carven Resort 2012 Collection. Credits: Soshified + [...Read More]

June 20, 2012 // 1 Comment

Nana “Just Wants To Love You”

If you still haven’t listened to After School‘s latest EP, then you’re out of the loop completely. It’s hot. And as much as I love each of the five songs, there’s something about Nana’s solo that keeps me going back. “Eyeline” is a dance, electropop [...Read More]

June 20, 2012 // 1 Comment

[Exclusive] Re-introducing “Vicci”

Continuing with the Vicci Martinez takeover, here’s our exclusive interview with the rising star, actually squash that. Vicci’s already there.  This is a performer like no other. An artist with natural born talent. Vicci Martinez is reintroducing herself to music lovers worldwide as [...Read More]

June 19, 2012 // 1 Comment