Tinashe Covers Dazed Magazine


Tinashe graces the Winter 2015 cover of British style magazine Dazed. In between recording her sophomore album Joyride the 22-year-old singer shows a quirky side in the eccentric photos—she licks a miniature toilet, climbs trees, and even holds a lighter to her tongue.

Joyride is due in January featuring contributions from Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Hit-Boy, Travis Scott, Dev Hynes, Nic Nac, Boi-1da, and Chris Brown, who appears on the lead single “Player.”

“I want it to be exciting, I want it to keep you on your toes, I want people to not know what to expect,” says Tinashe of the follow-up to her 2014 debut Aquarius. “It’s the perfect title for this point in my life… I feel like I’m on a joyride all the time. It’s dangerous, it’s an adventure, it’s emotional.”

See photos and read highlights from the issue below.

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Beyoncé Gets Patriotic On The Cover of ‘BEAT’ Magazine


Jesus Cwise, look at Beyoncé!

Whether you are or aren’t a member of the #Beyhive, you’ve got to admit that Beyoncé’s been doing the damn thing.

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Rihanna Covers Vanity Fair, Talks Chris Brown, Love Life & Reputation


With little news about her long-awaited eighth studio album, Rihanna graces the cover of Vanity Fair for the first time. The 27-year-old superstar traveled to Cube with famed photographer Annie Leibovitz for the shoot. Rocking wavy red hair, she hit up a bar in Havana and bared all while lying naked in the bedroom of the Josie Alonso House, wearing only leopard Manolo Blahnik mules. She was also greeted by a throng of young fans in the streets of Old Havana.

In her most candid interview yet, Rihanna opened up about her highly-publicized love life. While she’s recently been linked to Travi$ Scott, she says her last official boyfriend was Chris Brown and prior to that, Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp.

Until then, the search continues for Mr. Right, who according to RiRi, will be “a very extraordinary gentleman, with a lot of patience.” But she’s in no rush. “I don’t want it right now. I can’t really be everything for someone. This is my reality right now.”

She’s currently focusing on R8, which has been delayed, says Jay Z, because “she wants it to be perfect.”

Plus, she discusses her “bad girl” reputation, love for Eminem, and even Rachel Dolezal.

Read excerpts from the interview before the November issue hits newsstands on Oct. 13 below:

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Ariana Grande Talks ‘Scream Queens,’ New Album, Growing Into a Woman, And More In ‘V Magazine’


Powerful songstress and talented actress Ariana Grande is revving up for another enormous year. Following two chart-topping albums in 2013 and 2014, the young singer is ready for a 3-peat with her upcoming album, Moonlight.

While its lead single “Focus” isn’t set to hit our ears until October 25, fans of the beauty can get their fix Tuesday nights as she makes an appearance on the highly anticipated new Ryan Murphy-directed FOX series, Scream Queens,  To add to the anticipation of her character, Chanel #2, her upcoming album, and everything else that is the adorable Ariana Grande, she sat down with ‘V Magazine’ to be interviewed by none other than Ryan Murphy himself.

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Rihanna Talks ‘R8’ Delay, Breaking The Rules, Darkest Moments and More in New NME Interview


Although the release of Rihanna‘s aptly dubbed ‘R8‘ album is nowhere in the release scope yet, it’s nice to know that it at least exists…well, somewhat.

While the singer/model has currently been occupied pursuing other ventures, she recently sat down with UK outlet NME to deliver some good news regarding the album and all that surrounds it.

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Beyoncé Sizzles In Flaunt Magazine


Fresh off gracing the cover of Vogue‘s September issue, Beyoncé helps us hold on to summer just a little bit longer in her sizzling cover shoot for Flaunt magazine’s #CALIFUK Women’s Fashion Issue.

Queen Bey shows off her flawless body in sexy swimwear in the stunning photos, shot by Robin Harper in Los Angeles. The singer, who is currently finishing up her new album, defies gravity while hovering over a pool and even goes topless in one photo, wearing a necklace in the shape of Texas. She also rocks a Baby Got Back bikini and braided ponytail while basking in the brush.

See more photos from Bey’s sexy summer shoot below!

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Ciara Covers ‘Shape’ Magazine, Talks Losing 60 Pounds in 4 Months


Say what you will about Ciara, but one thing’s for sure, her body is ON POINT!

Regardless of how anyone may feel about the singer/entertainer nowadays, one thing that will always be said is that her body looks incredible. Covering the September issue of Shape Magazine, the mommy of one took some time to chat with the famed publication about her journey of dropping 60 pounds after she had her son.

Ciara states that right after she had baby Future, she still was in the era of post-pregnancy where working out wasn’t an option. So, what did she do? Eat. A lot. And as a result, the slim and trim songstress gained an incredible 60 pounds! “When I was pregnant with Future, one thing I learned quickly was, don’t ever let a pregnant lady be hungry, because when I was, I was like the Tasmanian Devil! I indulged in all the good food the world has to offer. After he was born—when I couldn’t exercise yet—I kept eating, and I gained 60 pounds. But as soon as the doctor said I could start training again, I was on the treadmill the very next day. Once I got back into it, I worked out two or three times daily. I would go to Gunnar [Peterson] first for my one-hour training session, then I’d have two more cardio sessions later in the day. That, along with a really clean eating plan, was how I lost 60 pounds in four months. It was a very intense program, and I was extremely focused on it,” she said.

How did she stay focused on not eating all of the wrong things? Well according to her, it was all in the mind. CiCi told Shape, “The food isn’t going anywhere.’ You know those days when you think you have to have a plate of pasta right now? When I’m trying to be good, I take a minute to ask myself, Do you really need to eat all this crazy stuff? It will still be around if you want it later.'”

Ciara also discussed her love for boxing, achieving success and much more. Be sure to pick up your copy of Shape when it hits stands August 18 and check out a few snaps and behind-the-scenes video below!

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Brandy Dazzles In ‘UPTOWN’ Magazine Shoot


If you were one of the people who didn’t notice Brandy on the subways of New York recently, we hope these new shots will grab your attention.

Shutting down the cover of UPTOWN Magazine, the famed singer and actress looked absolutely stunning as she posed in her Midtown Manhattan suite. Tilted, “Brandy Norwood: An Icon Rises,” the article highlights Brandy’s 20 year tenure within the industry and how she continues to remain relevant.

Stating, “I don’t view myself as a celebrity. It’s all about the intention. It’s not about me. I thought that it was before. But, now I know that it is about other people. Who else could it be about?” the singer exposed to the famed publication that having the status of a celebrity is not all that important to her.

Also discussing her role as Roxie in the Broadway hit musical Chicago, who she considers to really be a star, and her connection to the late Whitney Houston, Brandy’s transparency was noted in this interview.

To read the interview in full, click here and check out photos from the shoot below.

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