Levi’s Sues Evisu Over Tribute Jean
Levi’s is very protective over their throne in the denim industry. WWD.com reported today that the company is suing Japanese brand Evisu, over a collection of jeans they designed in tribute to Levi’s:
The San Francisco-based …
Has Usher Lost His Mind?
The recently divorced Mr. Raymond (whose first name is pronounced UR-sher in the South) just dropped a new video for his next single, “OMG,” featuring will.i.am. Let’s just say it’s not what you might expect. …
Nas, Damian Marley & Oliver Stone Talk “Distant Relatives”
Go in the studio with two musical legends—Nas and Damian “Jr Gong” Marley—as they explore their common African ancestry through music.
In the new trailer for their upcoming joint album, Distant Relatives, the artists talk about their …
Sneak Peek: MO7 Goes Militant For Fall 2010
You may have caught the brand M07 in our “Buyer’s Picks,” with their subtly embellished woven shirts, track jackets and denim.
I got a chance to check out their fall 2010 goods yesterday with my homie …
Is Anyone Hotter Than Trey Songz?
Whew! Ladies (and some guys) – is this possibly VIBE‘s hottest cover ever?
Trey Songz has been putting in serious work over the years to prove once and for all he’s this generation’s R&B king.
In the …
GoodWoodNYC Gives T-Pain A Run For His Bling
Talk about a statement maker! I know T-Pain laid his $400,000 “Big Ass Chain” to rest, but he deserves this mockery. The Brooklyn-based GoodWoodNYC brand is known for its innovative custom-made wooden jewelry and accessories.
Say Hello To My Little Friend: Did These Kids Really Put On A Scarface Play?
As much as we’d like to say yes, this YouTube clip of a bunch of elementary schoolers portraying the gangster film Scarface was actually a cleverly crafted viral video! According to TMZ, the elaborate faux production was created in L.A. last week by director Marc Klasfeld and Rockhard Films, who are best known for videos for Lady Gaga’s “Pokerface” and Adam Lambert’s “For Your Entertainment.”
Who Knew Erykah Badu Had All That!? Check Out Her “Window Seat” Video
Okay, so we weren’t huge fans of her hairstyle of choice as of late, but we can’t deny the sexy and sultry Erykah Badu hit a home run with her latest music video, “Window Seat.” What you probably didn’t know is that the Dallas, Texas native could have been thrown in jail for stripping down to what God gave her in public during the video shoot.
Artist Spotlight: Dom Kennedy
Last week, hip hop fans all over the Web were presented with Dom Kennedy’s latest mixtape, From The Westside With Love. As an up-and-coming artist not signed to a major label, many people were wondering who Dom Kennedy is and what is his deal? Hit the jump to find out more.
Brand Alert: ORISUE
ORISUE launched in 2005, when founder Michael Huynh committed to one of his longtime dreams: uniting hip hop, skateboarding and art into an apparel line.
According to the brand’s official website:
“A piece of paper is plain …
DrJays.com Debate: Is America Tolerant Of Muslims?
Yesterday Russell Simmons (pictured with Minister Louis Farrakhan and Rick Rubin) posted a new column for the HuffingtonPost.com—”The Ugly Head Of America”—speaking on “the hatred and anger towards Muslims in this country.”
It’s not clear why …
I’m Just Saying: What Does “Vogue Black” Really Mean?
In the midst of Black History Month Vogue Italia launched three e-zine’s (if you will) which were designed to focus on three specific elements of fashion: black fashion, curvy fashion, and upcoming fashion, respectively titled …
VIDEO: Kelis Debuts “Acapella”
Check out Kelis‘s trippy new music video for “Acapella.”
Catch her running through a jungle shooting arrows, chilling with huskies, and walking through the desert with her baby boy on her back.
Reminds me of Bjork‘s works …