On Saturday (November 3) the Brooklyn Nets held their home court debut at the Barclays Center hosting the Toronto Raptors. As expected, Beyonce was front and center supporting her hubby Jay-Z‘s coins investment.
Only King Bey is capable of turning a Dereon picnic tablecloth into an outfit and still look elegant in the eyes of her stans. She accessorized the outfit with a blue ring (homage to Sacred Lamb of Tribeca maybe?) and Barack Obama hoop earrings by Erika Pena.What’s your verdict on her style?
The silent slow motion commercial for D’Usse VSOP cognac depicting Jay-Z as a business professional unwinding from the day that was by enjoying the drink along with a fine cigar will surely resonate with a select demographic. For the rest of us hard working but hardly there yet folks its Steel Reserve 211 beer, wine flavored Black And Mild cigars and VH1 reality television programming.
Tip the scene in the presence of the lessers, Basement Baby!
Solange looked pretty damn good as she arrived at the 40/40 Club in Manhattan to attend a glamorous fundraiser for President Barack Obama hosted by sister Beyonce and brother-in-law Jay-Z on Tuesday night. The event raised more than $4 million for President Obama’s re-election campaign. Tickets for the event cost $40,000.
In her introduction of the President, Beyonce, wearing a red cocktail dress, reiterated her support of POTUS, telling donors she and her husband “believe in his vision.”
During the evening, Obama joked that he had a lot in common with Hov, telling the audience: “We both have daughters. And our wives are more popular than we are.” He turned to his host and added: ”So you know. So we’ve got a little bond there. It’s hard, but it’s OK.”
Obama also praised Beyonce, describing her as positive a role model to his daughters Sasha and Malia. ”She carries herself with such class and poise and has so much talent,” he said.
Fuck your feelings, Harry Belafonte is bombing first. The legendary singer and social activist has condemned music power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z for ‘turning their back on social responsibility’ in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
When asked if he was happy with the image of minorities in Hollywood today, the 85-year-old replied: “Not at all. They have not told the history of our people, nothing of who we are. We are still looking.”
“We are not determinated. We are not driven by some technology that says you can kill Afghans, the Iraqis or the Spanish. It is all — excuse my French — shit. It is sad.”
“And I think one of the great abuses of this modern time is that we should have had such high-profile artists, powerful celebrities,” he continued. “But they have turned their back on social responsibility. That goes for Jay-Z and Beyonce, for example. Give me Bruce Springsteen, and now you’re talking. I really think he is black.”
I showed up at Bagatelle last night to cover Nas‘ album release party for ‘Life Is Good’ on behalf of Crunk + Disorderly prepared for only one thing – unlimited Moët. As an Oklahoma girl who just relocated to New York City six weeks ago, I’ve never been to an industry party and the biggest celebrity I’ve ever been within ten feet of is Toby Keith. So I decided to go with an open mind, a fully charged phone, and a two drink maximum just to keep it classy.
I arrived exactly at 10:00, made it inside by 10:30, and was half-drunk by 10:45. Girls dressed like Kardashians stood at the entrance, smiling and holding trays of miniature bottles of Moët. Two drink maximum? Whoops. Yes I sure will take one, thank you miss. And yes I sure will take another. Y’all are so sweet.
Waiters buzzed around the room offering appetizers I’ve never seen before, but since I didn’t want to drink on an empty stomach (and rarely turn down a snack) I ate them anyway.
Everyone there seemed to know each other but people were surprisingly friendly, breaking into big smiles when I told them I was present on behalf of Crunk + Disorderly. “Really?” said one girl, motioning to her friend. “I love that blog!” I smiled and kept drinking.
Will Blue Ivy Carter make her first red carpet appearance draped in Versace like French Montana at Summer Jam at the ’12 BET Awards? I have already made my blood sacrifice to see that it happens. Now it’s your turn.
It has been confirmed by the Associated Press that both King Bey and husband Jay-Z will attend this year’s BET Awards on Sunday. Now, the follow-up question: Will Beyonce use the awards ceremony to make her first televised performance since giving birth to the Sacred Lamb of Tribeca?
House Mother Kanye couldn’t pass up on the opportunity to give Jay-Z a gift for his first Father’s Day, purchasing his Words With Friends partner-nem a Lions & Sons’ Divora Skull in Yellow Gold with Red Topaz stones worth a whopping $34,000.
The radar detector you copped from the Fingerhut catalog for your pops would never make it inside the queen diva’s online shopping cart. Check out pictures of the gift after the jump.
Last weekend, Solange celebrated her 26th birthday surrounded by family in London. Happy late ass birthday, gworl.
Reportedly at the stroke of midnight, Jay-Z surprised Basement Baby with an intimate gathering of friends, family and wig splitters after completing his BBC Radio 1 Hackney Festival set. Stay mad about it.
It’s the Moesha Mitchell braids. Thank you for the ‘Cinderella’ re-runs, EBT Blackbuster Films.