The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network announces WEEN
WEEN spokeswoman Kimora Lee Simmons
The recent dialogue surrounding the portrayal of women of color in entertainment – specifically in hip-hop – has propelled women in the entertainment industry to take a stand.
Powerbrokers like Kimora Lee …
New Street Swag gear now available
There’s a “swag” of new men’s gear up on Street Swag right now, from a variety of brands.
Check out offerings from RSRV, one of the most popular new brands from last week’s MAGIC fashion convention:
Kanye West and 50 Cent on cover of Rolling Stone
It’s just under a week till rap stars Kanye West and 50 Cent face off on September 11 with their respective third albums, Graduation Day and Curtis.
Here’s a look at their upcoming Rolling Stone magazine …
Here’s Jonas Bevacqua (right), founder of LRG Clothing, with a masked Ben Baller (left), his “BFF” and jeweler, wearing LRG‘s upcoming Friday the 47th hoodie.
Eve set to host VIBE Awards
Hip-hop’s most stylish female, Eve, is set to host the next VIBE Awards on November 14.
The show will be aired on VH1 Soul. R. Kelly, T.I. and Beyonce lead all artists with three nominations each, …
Should you wear white after Labor Day?
It’s said that if you have any fashion sense at all, you’ll stop wearing white after Labor Day, the recognized end of summer.
What do you guys think?
Update on our Style for Success contest
Just a reminder that you have until Friday to enter the first ever Style for Success contest here on DrJays.com.
Two winners (one male, one female) will be chosen and will each win a $1000 shopping …
Chris Brown performs on stage with Elephant Man in New York
New Official fitted hats now available
As we previously reported, streetwear brand Official have released a fitted based on the “shemagh”, a headscarf worn in the Middle East to guard against the burning sun and sandstorms.
Check it out:
The SAS Shemagh Scarf …
New artists added to Fashion Rocks line-up
The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige and pop stars Maroon 5 have joined the roster of big name artists appearing on this year’s “Fashion Rocks” concert special, airing on CBS September 7 in …
New handbags in from Akademiks
These colorful Akademiks handbags are already doing well on the site, but we thought we’d give them a plug for the ladies who haven’t yet noticed them:
The Quilt Whipped Hobo Bag by Akademiks
The Palace Hobo …
Brand new footwear in from Baby Phat
Ladies, make sure you check out all the new shoe styles from Baby Phat for fall.
There’s everything from pumps:
The Tiziana Signature Logo Pump by Baby Phat
To ankle boots:
The Lisbon Stretch Ankle Boot with Ankle Charm …
Fresh lacelocks available from new brand IHMDJ!
One of our newest streetwear brands up on Street Swag, IHMDJ! (standing for I Hate My Day Job!) have some slick lacelocks to keep your sneakers looking fly.
Check out the 18-karat gold-plated wings:
Plus the 18-karat …
More photos from MAGIC fashion trade show
Here are some more photos from the MAGIC trade show, currently being held in Las Vegas, courtesy of gossip blog YBF.
The pics are of Eve and Ciara, who had a joint party last night at …
Celebrities hit up the MAGIC trade show
Right now in Las Vegas it’s all about style, style and more style.
The bi-annual MAGIC Convention is on and celebrities are out in force, peddling their current and new fashion lines.
The show started yesterday, and …
Fresh New Era fitteds now available
There are definitely no signs of New Era loosening their grip on the reigning title for best fitteds.
Check out some of their new styles, now available on the site:
The Crossword by New Era
The Animal Cannibal …
Live Mechanics to launch two new lines
The Reversible Dove Is Gonna Get Ya Hoodie by Live Mechanics
Live Mechanics are set to launch a women’s line in fall 2008.
They are also tentatively planning a more upscale collection for the maturing streetwear customer.
Exclusive interview with David Banner
David Banner is one of the most down-to-earth, socially conscious and charming rappers today, and DrJays.com‘s Boss Lady got a chance to catch up with him last week.
Amidst the controversy he’s currently involved in …
Is right now hip-hop’s new Golden Era?
Rappers Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne
When you begin to think positive about hip-hop today, you realize there hasn’t been this much diversity in the music for a number of years.
You have catchy, young people-friendly tunes …