Celebrity · Celebrity Style

WHY IS NORTH WEST’S PONYTAIL CAUSING A STIR?

Kim Kardashian West is being mommy shamed again… This time for doing what all moms do – allow their daughter’s to straighten their hair when they reach a certain milestone. That’s right, KKW is being shamed for allowing North West to step out with a straight ponytail on her 5th birthday Friday, June 15th.

I remember the first time I got my hair straightened (with a hot comb, before I gave into the creamy crack) it was for my 10th birthday and I begged my mom to let me wear it lose with a headband instead of in pigtails like a little girl. I was experiencing my rite of passage as black girl and so is Northie.

Recently, I took my curly-haired 4-year-old daughter to Milk and Cookies Kids Spa to get a braided hairstyle and in order for this to happen, the beautician had to wash, conditon, and then blow dry the hair straight so that it was easier to braid. My baby girl loved her hair straight and I would do it again when she’s much older because I love her curls. Selfish, I know…

Kim straightening North’s hair is no big deal to me because the girls in this family are known for their slick, straight, mermaid-like hair.

Let Northie enjoy being a 5-year-old and leave Kim alone! She’s doing what mommies do for their little girls. I would do the same!

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Celebrity · Music

THE CARTERS RELEASE NEW ALBUM – EVERYTHING IS LOVE

Beyonce and Jay-Z aka The Carters dropped a surprise joint album on Saturday, June 16th and the Beyhive went WILD!!!

The album is called “Everything is Love” and features banging tracks to get turnt. I heard the first track “Summer” while shopping in the Bape Store on Saturday afternoon. I heard the song and was like – “wait a minute. Is this new?? I’ve never heard this from Bey” – Immediately I had to check online to see what was happening, I thought my ears were playing tricks on me.

Along with the album, the Carters released a music video – filmed at the Louvre  for “Apes**t” and the visuals are a masterpiece.

Both Bey and Jay are getting some things off their chest on the album including Jay’s beef with Kanye and Bey not giving two fucks about Lemonade streaming on Spotify.

Great album. My summer has been made (almost)! Just waiting for Drake to drop later on this month.

Celebrity · Fashion

FASHION NEWS: KANYE WEST DROPS NEW YEEZY COLLECTION IN MUTED TONES FOR SPRING + SUMMER ’18

I knew Kanye West was on a mission with his tweets and crazy antics during interviews these past couple of weeks. I do not know if he is acting out or if this is all for publicity now since he’s been releasing music and YEEZY pieces.

Kanye released a new spring/summer 2018 collection in muted tones of “Black Brown” , “Medium Brown” and other colors of the same family. The collection’s range is great must-haves for the street wear side of your spring and summer wardrobe. The collection includes sweat shorts, tanks, women’s printed thermals, hoodies, Calabasas tees, and a range of sandals, boots, and dad sneakers. Kanye has learned very well how to promote himself and his growing empire.