Lauren London is the latest bombshell to go Sneaker Shopping with Complex.
London, widely known for portraying “New New” from the movie ATL, spoke about her love for Nike Cortez and OG Air Jordan 3s (she hilariously refers to them as “sements”), appearance in Pharrell’s classic “Frontin” music video, adoration for Aaliyah and more.
We've all been patiently waiting for Drake to deliver new music for months on end after he released his latest mixtape More Life. Luckily, a leak of the 6 God's supposedly new song has surfaced online, and I must say it's killer!
Ironically titled "Pistols," the mellow, piano-driven tune is produced byOVO Sound 's meticulous maestro Noah "40" Shebib features Drizzy crooning about his passionate desire for a lover. "Where were you this whole time, come and see me now not another time/You should come and see me on the regular/I don't know if we'll find a better time," he sings melancholy.
Check out the track before it magically dissapears from the world wide web below:
For the past two weeks, I've been hearing a lot of people complain about Christmas music. I understand that it can be quite annoying to hear the same ol' carols over and over again, but their main objective is to get us all in a jolly spirit (haha).
Fortunately, DRAM and his mom BigBabyMom have released a Christmas themed EP, aptly titled #1HappyHoliday, which feature their soulful twist of festive tunes. Hopefully the project will win over grumpy listeners who are sick and tired of bland hymns.
Check out the Grammy-nominated crooner and his mom perform "Silver Bells," off their joint sonic compilation onThe Tonight Showbelow:
"Far as draft picks my name did not get called/Bet before I go I put a billion on the board." Aw man, some of the lyrics, such as the latter, from JAY Z's 4:44standout "Smile," truly resonates with me.
Although the song is about Mr. Carter's mother's coming out story, its message is deeper than a Shakespearean poem promoting individuality, self love and acceptance. Recently, the groundbreaking single's motion picture-esque visual was finally made available for viewing via YouTube.
Check out the Miles Jay-written and directed clip below:
On December 22, 1998 DMX released his sophomore album Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood. It debuted the Billboard charts at #1 (and remained there for 3 consecutive weeks), with over 670,000 units shipped in the first week.
Once upon a time, The Diplomats were at the top of Hip Hop's food chain. Fortunately, the controversial band of brothers have reunited, after a considerable amount of inactive years, to take a swing at rebuilding their rap reign.
The Dipset crew has unreleashed a brand new video for their comeback track, rightfully titled "Once Upon A Time." Co-directed by Kid Art and Jim Jones, the clip initially reveals a pink bandana claded choir singing the Edwin Hawkin Singers' classic "Oh, Happy Day." Not long after, the Diplomats bat signal is seen on top of New York's skyline, which ultimately cues the Bird gang to do what they do best!
At 84 years old, Quincy Jones is living life like the true perennial legend that he is. The super genius producer now has his own shoe in collaboration with luxury design house Buscemi.
The two have paired up back in 2005, in which Jones was the face of Jon Buscemi's eponymous label's Spring 2015 campaign. Their latest collaborative venture gave form to two swagged out slip ons for everyday use: the 40MM Band Quincy in purple ($595) and 40MM Quincy in black ($550).
You can get jiggy like Quincy by copping your pair on BUSCEMI.com.
Travis Scott's nickname "La Flame," is arguably the best in the rap game simply because he is living up to it! The multi-talented spitter is scorching hot with his steady release of bangers, sold out shows and lucrative business ventures. Scott's latest stunt involvesSaintLaurent as they have paired up to make a limited-edition vinyl record (in other words, a fire ass mixtape).
The sonic compilation, created by Kylie Jenner's beau and the French luxury house's head designer Anthony Vaccarello, also features Frank Ocean, James Blake, Bon Iver, and Yeezy himself. Numbered at only 500, the project is packaged inside a black leather pouch and will be sold exclusively atColette in Paris.
Scott will be in attendance at the soon-to-be-closed Parisian retailer on the December 18th to sign records for some lucky fans.
On December 15th, 2006 Dreamgirls is released in select USA theaters, before its wide release a week later.
FUN FACT: On December 4th, 2006 my ex-girlfriend and I attended the film's superstar-studded premiere at New York'sZiegfeld Theater. It was my first time seeing my alt-reality baby momma Beyoncé in person.
Claire Cottrill, better known as Clairo, is a 19-year-old musician whose music is giving me hope for the future of Pop.
Written and produced by the Boston-bred crooner herself, "Pretty Girl," is a song about Clairo being the perfect girlfriend by doing everything to please her lover. She reflects in the tune that leaving the relationship was the best thing she could of done for herself. I really appreciate the slight vulnerability of the lyrics.