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Actor Chadwick Boseman, who plays Jackie Robinson in ’42,’ gets stylish for TIME’s Style & Design Spring 2013 issue.
An infrographic helps everyone understand the real problem with the Washington Redskins branding.
Watch: Tifa’s “Champion Bubbler” Video Tributes Jamaica’s Female Boxers, Sparks Homophobic Reactions
Dancehall princess Tifa tributes Jamaica’s female boxers with new video for “Champion Bubbler,” directed by Andy Capper, and sparks some homophobic reactions.
Actress Nicole Beharie talks about her Jackie Robinson biopic, ’42,’ in Vanity Fair’s March 2013. She stars as the wife of the legendary baseball player, who changed when he was signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
Ke$ha, Ludacris, and B.o.B have been announced as performers for the NBA All-Star weekend festivities, with Ke$ha serving as the headliner for the event.
Red Stripe makes the final call on Volkswagen’s controversial “Get Happy” commercial.
Enjoy Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child amazing halftime performance at the 2013 Super Bowl?
Alicia Keys’ National Anthem woo’d us right up until the pitchy high notes.
Volkswagen recently released its “Get In. Get Happy.” commercial via Youtube two days ago, causing immediate scrutiny, with some calling it “blackface.”
Justin Timberlake continues his return to music with his first solo concert in several years at a New Orleans charity concert during Super Bowl weekend.
Major Lazer has finally released superb highly-anticipated visuals for “Get Free,” their down-tempo, ethereal new single featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors. Shot in Jamaica by director SoMe and produced by Iconoclast, the beautiful clip takes us through the island’s rich culture.
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton covers the September 2012 issue of GQ Magazine, which also has a separate duel cover with Tim Tebow on it. Inside his issue, Cam speaks on working with Tebow, remaining humble through his growing success, and his love for his father.
The trailer for the first half of ‘Usain Bolt: The Movie,’ a two part, two hour film, has now surfaced. Directed by Gael Leiblan, the film follows Bolt as he prepares for the London 2012 Olympics to defend his crown. We get to see him rather intimately over the course of a year in his home environment with his relatives, friends and coach.
Rappers Nicki Minaj and Big Sean, basketball player Derrick Rose, and Adidas designer Jeremy Scott, are all featured in a new commercial spot for the brand’s new Originals’ “Represent” campaign.
Dominican beauty Arlenis Sosa covers french beauty and lifestyle magazine Be for its N° 122 27 July 2012 issue. For her vibrant Alerte A La Bombe feature, the 23-year-old Victoria’s Secret model and face of Lancôme is photographed by Nelson Simoneau for a sexy beach shoot wearing beachwear by Lacoste, Stella McCartney, H&M and more.
For Colored Girls actress Kimberly Elise has a new scripted sports series coming to Vh1 titled Bounce, which will focus on the lives and loves of a team of professional basketball dancers. The hour-long drama co-stars newcomer Taylour Paige, Charlotte Ross (NYPD Blue), Logan Browning (Meet The Browns) and Dean Cain (Lois & Clark).
Victoria’s Secret beauties Arlenis Sosa, Lindsay Ellingson, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and Erin Heatherton glowed while cycling for a cancer research benefit at NYC’s Soul Cycle this week.
NY // Francisco Moreno’s ‘Las Noticias’ Exhibit Examines American Identity & Iconography | Jul. 20 – Sept. 7
Mexican-American artist Francisco Moreno will hold his Las Noticias pop-up exhibit from July 20th through September 7th at Westbury, New York’s Curbs & Stoops & Rhythmology. Through paintings, murals, and installations Moreno explores notions of American identity and iconography.
Muhammad Ali stars in a new ad campaign for Louis Vuitton, which will launch on June 14th in 60 countries.