MAGAZINES

Tinashe Is A Vision In Paper Magazine + Performs “All My Friends” Acapella

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Tinashe is a vision in lingerie, and more clothes too, in her new photo shoot for Paper magazine.

The R&B/Pop star graces the cover of the mag’s new “Youth Issue,” posing in various sexy and stunning scenes. One in particular finds the singer/songwriter recreating Rolling Stone‘s racy Britney Spears shoot from 1999. She wears a lacy pink bra, underwear, and silky pink robe, while stretched out on pink sheets and holding a pink phone.

In other shots, she rocks a pink top and shorts by Moschino and a white fur shawl while standing on a diving board. She also dons a feathery yellow dress while whipping up in the kitchen.

In the interview, Tinashe discusses her anticipated sophomore album Joyride, demanding respect, and how she deals with industry pressure.

In addition to her latest photo spread, Tinashe gave her hometown radio station, Power 106, an exclusive a cappella performance of her collaboration with Snakehips, “All My Friends.”

Check out the performance, photos, and highlights from the interview below.

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Go Behind-The-Scenes of Ciara’s ESSENCE Cover Shoot

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Just yesterday (April 11), ESSENCE revealed the feature and double cover for their new May issue with Ciara, now the magazine gives us a deeper behind-the-scenes look at the cover girl’s cover shoot.

Talking about her favorite moments from the photo shoot, and favorite outfits, CiCi also shares some adorable moments with her son Future, and explains what “Black Girl Magic” means to her.

In the upcoming issue, which hits newsstand on Friday (April 15), Ciara opens up about motherhood, her engagement to Russell Wilson and much more.

Check out the behind-the-scenes video below.

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Ciara Covers New ESSENCE Issue, Talks Motherhood and Engagement to Russell Wilson

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Ciara is a vision of beauty on the May cover of ESSENCE magazine. The singer/model is living her dream, but single motherhood wasn’t on her to-do list.

Newly engaged to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, Ciara opens up about being a single mom, the type of man she was looking for, Wilson’s romantic proposal, engagement and upcoming marriage.

As she shares in the issue, ‘Secret Garden,’ when Baby Future came into her life, so did a new focus on what matters most: her son and her faith. With a clear vision, a focus on family and a life firmly rooted in faith, Ciara promises that there are even more “goodies” in store for her, her fans and the future.

Read some excerpts from the feature and check out her second cover below.

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Beyoncé Talks Perfectionism, Ivy Park and More in ELLE

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Hate it or love it, Beyoncé‘s blowing the dust off of her crown and there’s absolutely nothing you can do about it.

With last week bringing the first look at her Ivy Park activewear brand and the unveiling of her US and UK ELLE magazine covers, Monday morning gives us a sort of rewind as we see that she’s covered Sweden, France, Québec, and the Netherlands versions of the tasteful magazine as well.

Not only do we get to see that she’s nabbed a global deal with Elle for the publication’s May installment (meaning that she’ll be gracing 45 covers), we also finally get to see a few shots of what we can expect from the 10-page spread, and some exclusive interview excerpts as well!

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Beyoncé Covers Elle Magazine US & UK

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Beyoncé season is quickly approaching and if you weren’t ready for what it had to offer, you surely better get prepared.

While earlier today saw the powerhouse release the first of (hopefully) many promotional commercials for her “Ivy Park” active wear brand, brought to us by Topshop, Mrs. Carter – dressed in “Ivy Park” attire, of course – has now unveiled not one, but two covers of ELLE magazine.

Gracing the covers and pages of both ELLE‘s US and UK versions, Bey looks as flawless as can be as she discussed the Ivy Park line, feminism, and “The Power of Beyoncé”. Whether you’re an official member of the Beyhive or just a person who dabbles in her sound every now and again, there’s no denying the impact Beyoncé has had on the world since she stepped in the game almost two decades ago.

We hope you’re ready for the whirlwind that is Beyoncé because we’re sure it’s going to be one heck of a touchdown!

Take a look at the UK cover of ELLE below!

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Beyoncé Talks Art, Blue Ivy and Being Her Own Boss in Garage Magazine

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Beyoncé shied away from interviews in recent years, but now opens up in a rare Q&A for the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Garage magazine.

In the photos, shot by Robin Harper, Bey rocks braids while posing inside colorful painted frames, created by renowned Swiss artist Urs Fischer. In the cover story, she opens about being a boss, her love for art, and her heroic mother, Tina Knowles Lawson.

“My biggest hero is and always will be my mother,” said Bey. “She has taught me about caring for others, working hard, and working smart. Everything I know about being a mother comes from the examples she has shown. My mother has instilled confidence in my sister and me and taught us to always be grateful.”

See more highlights from Bey’s Garage interview below.

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Rihanna Covers British ‘Vogue,’ Shows Off New Collaboration with Manolo Blahnik

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Rihanna is hitting ’em hard with that ‘work’ on her second British Vogue cover, which showcases her new collaboration with famous footwear designer Manolo Blahnik. The 28-year-old fashion icon sports stunning pieces from the denim-driven collection including a pair of thigh-high crystal-embellished boots, which she doesn’t recommend wearing on a date.

“Guuurrrl! Those boots are dangerous!” RiRi tells the magazine. “If you’re trying to get back home to your bed, don’t wear them boots! You will get kidnapped in those boots, those boots are trouble.”

The singer, who also dons a white diamond-studded cowboy hat on the cover, credits her mother for inspiring her style. “Oh my goodness, my mother — she is a woman’s woman,” she says. “I was obsessed with everything she did then, everything she wore, her scent, her shoes and her scarves… That was the glamour I wanted to be part of.”

According to WWD, Rihanna x Manolo Blahnik will debut May 5. The limited-edition capsule collection, inspired by Rihanna’s hand tattoos, includes a selection of sandals, pumps, and boots. Prices range from $767 to $3,483.

For those who can’t afford the pricey footwear, the cover girl also recently launched a more affordable workout sneaker for PUMA called “The Trainer.”

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Beyoncé Goes Natural & Colorful for ‘Garage Magazine’

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Clean and simple, Beyoncé is here with her first magazine feature of the year, in the new issue of Garage Magazine.

Showcasing her natural skin, sans make-up, Bey rocks tight blonde cornrows, like in the video for “Formation,” with just small hoop earrings in the first look shot from the magazine spread.

Her face is surrounded by red, orange and yellow brushstrokes, painted by renowned artist Urs Fischer, who according to the mag, delivered a sharp collection of portraits with the global superstar. The feature story also includes some exclusive words from Bey, who has refrained from doing interviews recently.

Check out two more preview shots below.

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