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MERCEDES-BENZ G500 CONVERTIBLE TUNED | BY BRABUS

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We’ve seen the Mercedes-Benz G500 Convertible plenty of times, but we haven’t quite seen it like this before. The German tuners over at Brabus have just pulled the wraps off of their take on the luxury car, delivering some interesting new features and revealing new accessories to help owners of MB’s drive a more custom version, including new front bumpers with LED daytime lights and foglamps, steel running boards, and even flared wheel arches.

Beyonce Named Highest-Earning Black Artist Of All Time!

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Whether it’s singing, dancing or acting, Beyonce has made quite the name for herself throughout the years as an influential female in the industry. According to MTV UK, Queen Bey has been dubbed as the highest-earning black artist of ALL time, surpassing legends such as Michael Jackson, Prince and many more for the title. Releasing her surprise album and hitting the road with her Mrs. Carter tour helped her achieve such a note-worthy accomplishment. From her most recent tour alone, the entertainer brought in approximately $212 million dollars in revenue, not to mention the countless other business endeavors she has going on. And just in the nick of time, Bey and hubby Hov are gearing up to hit the road together for their upcoming “On The Run” tour. Let’s see how much $$ this one brings in for the power couple!

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants Clippers

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Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he has interest in buying the Los Angeles Clippers, hours after NBA commissioner Adam Silver banned owner Donald Sterling for life and said he would urge league owners to force Sterling to sell the team. ( espn )

Beach bombshell Kate Upton finally unveiled as British Vogue's June cover star

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After much Twitter speculation, Kate Upton has been revealed as British Vogue's cover star.

Jessica Alba Rocks Flawless Bikini Body on Vacation in St. Barts

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Jessica Alba flaunted her fabulously fit figure while vacationing in St. Barts with husband Cash Warren in April 2013. Rocking a blue and orange bikini, the mom of two -- to daughters Honor, 4, and Haven, 19 months -- looked flawless as she frolicked in the clear blue surf.

Mariah Carey For Billboard

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She’s a staple in the music industry and Mariah Carey added another achievement to her credit by scoring the cover spot of Billboard's latest issue. During her interview, the 44-year-old singer opened up to the mag about everything from releasing her new album to her staying power.

Taraji P. Henson SIZZLES In VOGUE Italia

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Taraji P. Henson stars in a sizzling pictorial (shot by Itaysha Jordan) for VOGUE Italia.  In the accompanying interview, Taraji reveals her most challenging role, who's been influential in her life and what it's like being a Black woman in Hollywood.  Here are the highlights: (Via:Theybf)

Regina Hall GLAMS It Up For UPSCALE Magazine Cover

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Regina Hall got extra glammed up for the newest cover of UPSCALE magazine. She dished to the magazine on Kevin Hart demanding she work in a thong during sex scenes. Check her cover and read the deets when you go inside…

Givenchy Pre-Fall 2014 Sneakers – The Jordan Pack

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Today, we preview the upcoming range of Givenchy sneakers from the brand’s men’s pre-Fall 2014 collection.

Bamford Watch Department Launches New Custom Strap Tool

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Timepiece customization specialists Bamford Watch Department have just added a new tool to their website allowing users to visually edit all aspects of their Nato and PN Cuff straps before they make a purchase.

Beyoncé Releases H&M Advertisement Track “Standing On The Sun”

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Not satisfied with a joint tour with her husband in the works, Beyoncé has decided to just release the single that soundtracked her H&M swimwear advertisement last year. “Standing On The Sun” was never actually released, so it’s a pretty impressive song considering it was only created for an ad. Especially in comparison to Gisele’s recent attempts. It’s a perfect summer jam, from the vocals to the beats, the tropical pop jam is punctuated with a little reggae from time to time.

5 SPRING BLAZERS THAT YOU WILL STILL WANT TO WEAR COME SUMMER

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Transitional dressing is hard. It's how you end up walking out the door mid-April wearing peep-toe slingbacks and an over-sized wool coat. Finding a comfortable way to dress for the "in between" seasons means layers, and the most valuable layer you can have this spring is a lightweight blazer. Blazers offer coverage in fabrics like crepe and cotton that breathe and don't weigh you down, and as it heats up, they are tailored enough to add polish to a sundress or shorts. Easily layered underneath larger coats, they become essential all-day companions. So whether you're looking for vibrant floral prints or boyfriend cuts, we've got you covered with our top five spring blazers for the season. Check them out below. 

RIHANNA GETS NAKED FOR LUI MAGAZINE

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Rihanna is taking it all off. The sexy superstar strips down for the cover of French adult entertainment magazine Lui.

MARIAH CAREY MODELS LINGERIE ON WONDERLAND COVER

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Mariah Carey is breaking out her breasts and the bubbly. The 44-year-old diva undresses for the provocative cover of U.K. magazine Wonderland.

10 Dishes to Rock Your Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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Cinnco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5th, is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy Mexican culture and heritage. Turn your Cinco de Mayo celebration into a feast with these 10 dishes featuring the colorful flavors we’ve all grown to love.

REPORT: KANYE WEST AND KIM KARDASHIAN TO GET MARRIED THIS WEEK

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are ready to make it official. The superstar couple will reportedly get married in a civil ceremony this week. According to TMZ, the rapper and reality star will tie the knot without fanfare before the week is over.

First Look: The New Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Rink

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Way, way back in the cold, unforgiving month that was February, we were happy to hear that Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 was getting a major makeover just in time for summer.

Driving the BMW i8, the world's most advanced car

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More than any other new vehicle, the BMW i8 requires this explanation up front — not just for the dull process of turning energy to motion, but for the whole enterprise of a $135,700 supercar designed for maximum eco appeal with styling from the 23rd century. And last week, I was among the first to find out.

5 Things to Know About George Clooney's Fiancee Amal Alamuddin

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George Clooney has yet to speak publicly amid the rumors he's engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin. Regardless, everyone is wondering who this woman is that could possibly have locked down one of the most eligible Hollywood bachelors.

Cracking the Lupita Nyong'o Code: What's The Secret to Supernaturally Great Skin?

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Last week, Lupita Nyong’o officially became the world’s most beautiful person (at least for the next twelve months). The title seemed long overdue when you consider her talent, infectious smile, and her lit-from-within complexion—the latter of which has been known to make even a powder-blue Prada dress fade into the background and, earlier this month, secured her a place as the latest face of Lancôme.

Walking Tall with Kevin Hart

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Backstage in the funhouse green room atJimmy Kimmel Live!, you might expect to find Kevin Hart sipping a drink or jamming the joy stick on Donkey Kong Junior. Instead, with just minutes to go before he appears on national TV, the 34-year-old comedian is pacing around a private dressing room, hard at work on a script—Ballers—about a fantasy basketball camp.

DJ KHALED ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE FEATURING JAY Z

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DJ Khaled has worked with hip-hop’s finest including Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Drake, and now he’s scored his biggest feature yet. The We the Best CEO has enlisted Jay Z for “They Don’t Love You No More,” the first single off his upcoming eighth album.

Jay Z wears Aviator Nation Quilted Panel Hoodie in West Hollywood

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Jay Z dined at the restaurant Crossroads out in West Hollywood for lunch over the weekend. The 44-year old entertainer wore a grey Aviator Nation quilted panel hoodie ($175), moto pants, and Adidas Originals Pro Shell sneakers. What do you think of his look?

NICKI MINAJ SCORES NO. 1 MOVIE WITH ‘THE OTHER WOMAN’

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Nicki Minaj can add another No. 1 to her résumé. The rapper-turned-actor helped lead The Other Woman to a box office victory over the weekend. The romantic comedy co-starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton opened with $24.7 million in North America, unseating Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z ANNOUNCE ‘ON THE RUN TOUR’

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Mr. and Mrs. Carter are taking the show “On the Run” this summer. Beyoncé and Jay Z have put the rumors to rest and officially announced dates for a co-headlining stadium tour.

KITH Spring 2014 “Indigo” Collection

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After almost a full year of designing for one release, Ronnie Fieg’s KITH presents its first full-fledged apparel line with the release of the Spring 2014 “Indigo” collection.

Maison Martin Margiela Grey Leather Layered Sole Boots

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Fashion powerhouse Maison Martin Margiela provides a refined summer boot as part of its current warm season lineup.

NIKE SHOWCASES 2014 FOOTBALL INNOVATIONS

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Ahead of the 2014 World Cup, Nike held a special event in Madrid to unveil the brand’s entire collection of footwear, apparel and equipment innovation for both players and fans alike. The home and away kits for the ten federations that will wear Nike in Brazil were out on display, featuring performance benefits including laser-cut ventilation, engineered mesh and Nike Dri-FIT technology, along with cultural design elements unique to each country.

Fabolous wears Members Club Chain Print Jacket, Venus x Mars Tee and Sweatpants, with Chanel Sneakers

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Rapper Fabolous was spotted arriving at Create Nightclub in Hollywood last night. He wore Ray-Ban sunglasses, a white Members Club Clothing chain print bomber jacket ($550), Venus x Mars grey Jedi tee ($245) and “Buck Rogers” sweatpants ($369) with Chanel sneakers. What do you think of his look?

IGGY AZALEA OPENS ‘NEW CLASSIC’ TOUR IN BOSTON

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Hotel Iggy is now open for business. Following her opening slots on tours with Beyoncé, Nas, and Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea launched her first headlining tour in Boston on Wednesday. The Aussie rap sensation transformed the House of Blues into her own hotel, performing her hits and new material off her just-released debut The New Classic.

“IVERSON” DOCUMENTARY TRAILER | VIDEO

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Allen Iverson might not be your typical NBA player, but nobody can deny his legendary existence in the association. Iverson is the newest documentary on the prolific Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard and point guard.

THIS MIGHT BE YOUR ONE CHANCE TO OWN A CÉLINE BAG FOR $225

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On Wednesday morning, online retailer Shopbop unveiled an exclusive -- and moderately priced(!) -- collection of pieces for women and children created by an impressive stable of designers, including Céline's Phoebe Philo, Alexander McQueen's Sarah Burton, J.Crew's Jenna Lyons, Isabel Marant and Victoria Beckham. There's an important mission behind the collaboration: 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Born Free, a worldwide initiative which aims to end mother-to-child HIV transmission at birth by December 31, 2015.

MICHELLE OBAMA WILL CUT THE RIBBON AT OPENING OF ANNA WINTOUR COSTUME CENTER

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Anna Wintour has made her esteem for President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama widely known through her determined fundraising efforts on behalf of their campaign and by featuring the pair in Vogue -- FLOTUS covered the magazine in 2009 and 2013 -- and now Mrs. Obama will return the favor.

LeBron James Wears Wooyoungmi Sweatshirt During Post Game Press Conference

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After helping lead the Miami Heat to a 2-0 series lead with a 101-97 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami star foward LeBron James addressed the media to discuss his 32 point performance. He wore a navy Wooyoungmi printed loopback short sleeve sweatshirt ($275). What do you think of his look?

Gabrielle Union & Kerry Washington Nab Spots In PEOPLE's '50 Most Beautiful Issue'

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Lupita Nyong’o was named PEOPLE’s most beautiful person but YBF chicks Gabrielle Union and Kerry Washingtonare also featured in the issue. Deets inside…(via: theybf)

New “R&B Divas” Stars Meelah Williams & LaTavia Roberson COVER BE Magazine’s Music Issue

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New “R&B Divas: Atlanta” cast mates Meelah Williams and LaTavia Roberson grace the cover of BE magazine’s VOLTAGE music issue.  Find out what the divas dished on in the upcoming issue…(via: theybf)

Beyonce LANDS "TIME" Magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People" ISSUE

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TIME Magazine has revealed its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world and Beyonce was chosen for the cover.  Inside the issue, Beyonce is profile by Leanin.org founder Sheryl Sandberg who titles the prole "She's the boss."  (VIA: theybf)

TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN BROOKLYN FOR UR SUMMER 2014

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                                       1.HABANA OUTPOST


Even though the crowds have become younger, the drinks are weaker and the reason for coming to H.O. has drastically changed it still holds the number 1 spot. When you mention a cool spot to get drinks and relax with a group of friends its hard to mention H.O. (cafehabana)

Hello Living's Flatbush Development Will Look Like This

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A brochure [PDF] for the 44-unit condo building reveals the first real rendering we've seen of Hello Living's development at 2415 Albemarle Road, southeast of Prospect Park in Flatbush (an area referred to in the brochure as "The New Frontier"). Designed by architectsZambrano, the building will tower over its surroundings at 12 stories and 121 feet. The 44 units will range in price from $210,000 to $380,000, and, as evidenced by the rendering, each one will come with a private street-facing terrace, as well as a private elevator landing. There will also be 30 parking spaces, and a gym.

775-Foot Cantilevering Flatiron Tower Will Look Like This

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NY YIMBY has gotten his hands on a couple renderings of developer Ian Bruce Eichner's long-planned 41 East 22nd Street, and it looks more or like you would expect a tower whose main priority is being very, very tall to look — smooth, glassy (with a fairly insignificant stone base), and, of course, tall.

Olivia Wilde Talks Baby Bump 'Badge of Pride' for Lucky Cover

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Olivia Wilde is supposedly joined on the cover of Lucky Magazine's May issue by her baby bump, but you'd be heard pressed to spot it yet. Clearly the cover was shot many, many months in advanced since this was the actress two months ago, complete with the appropriate hashtags: "Sure I've looked like this after Mexican food but this time it's a BABY. #almostcooked #nineweekstogo #holyfu&$."

A Rag & Bone Leather Jacket Is $1,000 Off at The Dreslyn Sale

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The Dreslyn launched its friends and family sale today, offering 25% off its carefully edited inventory of minimalist styling. It's a dream for those who enjoy clean lines, rich fabrics and saving big on designer goods.

“Mac Shack” – Food Of The Brooklyn Neighborhoods!

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You have items like the Brooklyn South MAC (swiss, queso blanco, fontina, gouda cheese), theBrooklyn North MAC (mozzarella, fontina, cheddar, gouda cheese), the BK Bridge MAC(roasted mushrooms,swiss, fontina, mascarpone, hint of truffle oil), and the Brooklyn Burger MAC (ground beef, cheddar, monterey jack cheese). They also have a BBQ Shrimp MAC and aJerk MAC that are equally to die for. (VIA: ourbksocial)

The 30 Best Jeans for Spring

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Hello, Monday! Denim walks into work when paired with a gorgeous trench.
Sigrid Agren in a Maison Martin Margiela coat, Citizens of Humanity top, 
and McGuire skirt McGuire Confessional Pencil skirt, $209
revolveclothing.com
SEE ALL AT: VOGUE

WHO's coming to The Natural Aristocratic Tea?

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The Natural Aristocratic Tea Tickets now on sale! Join us for a decadent high tea in Brooklyn on  May 4th, 2014 from 1p- 4p showcasing natural hair and fashion through the arts!

Hannah Davis Slips Into Our 6 Favorite White T-Shirts

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Jhene Aiko HEATS UP GQ Magazine In Sexy Spread

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Singer Jhene Aiko has landed on pages in GQ Magazine for a sexy photo shoot displaying her toned, slim bod and flawless skin.

WATCH GISELE'S NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR H&M

Gisele Bündchen is the face of H&M for summer, and in addition to giving us some (very sexy) print ads, she headed into the studio to record a song and accompanying music video for the campaign. 

Lupita Nyong’o Has Been Named People Magazine’s 2014 Most Beautiful Person

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The choice comes as no surprise as we have been enthralled with Lupita’s inimitable beauty, wealth of spirit, stunning fashion choices, and grace. I just knew it had to be Ms. Nyong’o this year. ( VIA: fashionbombdaily)