Ashley McNeil

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'Maze Runner' sequel outpaces 'Black Mass' at box office

"The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" edged out Johnny Depp's "Black Mass" at box office, as the two films split young and old moviegoers in half on the first weekend of the fall movie season.<p>20th Century Fox's sequel to "The Maze Runner" earned an estimated $30.3 million, according to studio …

Guilty of being black in a white world: The ludicrous reason these women were thrown off of a train last weekend

<b>(Lisa Renee Johnson)</b><p>The Napa Valley Wine Train left a 10-woman book club on the side of the train tracks… and for what?<p>Brittney Cooper<p>August 26, 2015 9:46pm (UTC)<p>Over the weekend, the Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club, composed of 10 Black women and one white woman, were kicked off the Napa …

Feminism

Remy to Rumble: Fetty Wap and His Crew Conquer America

Fetty Wap, all of 24 years old, uploaded a song to SoundCloud in April of 2014 and it just, well, stuck around. "Trap Queen" — currently in its 34th …

Rap & Hip-Hop

T.I. on Working With Dr. Dre for 'The Dime Trap'

Since scoring two Number One hits in 2008, Atlanta hip-hop trailblazer T.I. has been best known for pop culture power moves: appearing on Robin …

Hear Kanye West's House-Influenced Song, 'Fade'

Like he did in February with the melancholy "Wolves," Kanye West debuted a new track at a runway show during New York's Fashion Week. "Fade" features …

Fetty Wap Performs "679" on "The Tonight Show"

<i>Photo by Douglas Gorenstein/NBC</i><p>Four months ago, Fetty Wap appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", where he performed "Trap Queen" with the Roots. This time, he did his single "679" with Monty and, once again, the Roots.<p>Fetty's self-titled album is out September 25.

With 'Stereotypes,' A Duo Raised On Hip-Hop And Classical Has It Both Ways

Kevin Sylvester says that when most people see a 6-foot-2-inch, 260-pound black man, they don't expect him to also be a classically trained violinist. A recent exchange with a woman in an elevator, when he happened to have his instrument with him in its case, drove that point home.<p>"She's like, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

T.I. says he's no longer working with Iggy Azalea

T.I. has ended his business partnership with his former protégé Iggy Azalea, the rapper told Hot 97’s <i>Ebro In The Morning</i>.<p>In an interview, host Ebro …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Iggy Azalea responds to T.I.: 'I'm chillin'

Iggy Azalea has responded T.I.’s comments that he has ended their business partnership. “Here’s the deal, I am still signed to @tip and do business …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NIKEiD Adds Tonal Options to the Nike Air Max Range

Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>146<p>146<p>SHARES<p>With all of the customization options already available on NIKEiD for the Nike Air Max range, …

J. Crew's New Collection Is a Master Class in Taking it Easy

The brand's spring/summer 2016 offering is pulled-together, but not too polished.<p>Fall is coming. And we're excited about that. (Layering time.) But if there's anything that could make us want to skip the cold days ahead and just keep going with warm-weather looks, it's a great spring collection …

adidas Originals x SPEZIAL 2015 Fall/Winter Footwear Collection

It’s never too late to go vintage.<p>Previously revealing the adidas Originals x SPEZIAL ‘Alpine Luxe’ Collection presented by Gary Aspden, the time has come for its footwear to get the spotlight. The ’70s-inspired kicks pay respect to older models with hints such as the use of the vintage trefoil …

Air Jordan 6 Retro Low “Insignia Blue”

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>131<p>131<p>SHARES<p>Jordan Brand is set to release a remastered Air Jordan 6 Retro Low in a new colorway that should …

Nike KD VIII NSW Lifestyle "Bred"

Durant’s latest off-court signature gets a classic colorway.<p>After dropping in Texas-inspired and “Metallic Silver” make-ups, Kevin Durant’s latest off-court signature is getting the “Bred” treatment. Essentially a contemporary take on the classic Dunk, this version of the KD VIII NSW Lifestyle once …

The Aether Fall/Winter 2015 Outerwear Collection

Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>25<p>25<p>SHARES<p>If you've got plans to be outside this winter, they better include some of the pieces from this …

Deluxe x Rocky Mountain Featherbed 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

The popular Christy design returns as a part of Deluxe’s seasonal drop.<p>Japanese-owned Rocky Mountain Featherbed returns to our viral pages for the first time in nearly a year, linking up with fellow countrymen Deluxe for a collaborative release as a part of Deluxe’s Fall/Winter 2015 range. …

Nike 2015 Holiday Air Max 90 Ultra Essential

Ultra essential.<p>Holiday 2015 brings even more all-red Air Maxes to the shelves of Nike Sportswear stockists with the release of the Air Max 90 Ultra Essential. Highlighted by a tonal combination of “Gym Red” and “University Red,” the special release includes a Black/Cool Grey-Pure Platinum colorway …

Lupita Nyong'o's Second Vogue Cover! The Star Wars Actress On Hollywood and High Fashion

<i>The dazzling Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o samples the fall couture collections and talks to Plum Sykes about fame, family, and her four new acting projects.</i><p>It’s the Monday morning of Paris Couture Week, and Lupita Nyong’o appears, right on time, from the elevator of Le Bristol hotel. Never mind …

Short Hair

Is 'Classic J.Crew' Back?

Spring 2016 marks eight seasons with J.Crew on the New York Fashion Week schedule. The presence of the mass retailer on the show calendar has grown from brow-raising — "but they're a mall brand" — to NYFW highlight, earned by season after season of downright <i>worthy</i> looks. Yesterday's presentation …

Fashion Week

How The Fashion Industry Is Failing Black Models

It's 2015, people.<p>Getting cast in runway shows isn't the only challenge black models deal with during Fashion Week. If they do become one of the few brown faces booked, they may encounter hairstylists and makeup artists who aren't trained to work with kinkier hair textures or darker skin tones. …

Aaliyah Is Getting a Tribute Fragrance

Signature scents are one thing, but the brand-new fragrance paying homage to Aaliyah can <i>truly</i> claim the title of being one in a million. As a tribute …

Shoes, Heels, and Sandals From Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week

As we bid adieu to New York Fashion Week (and give way to London, Milan, and Paris), it's time to celebrate the lustworthy shoes that—literally—walked the runways this past week. From artistic, sculptural heels to woven rainbow sandals, these are the 15 shoes we're lusting after for spring 2016.<p>Red …

Are You Ready, Boots?

After seeing all the retro-inspired styles at the Spring 2016 shows this week, I’m more determined to channel my inner Nancy Sinatra than ever. Enter Stuart Weitzman’s new “Thigh’s the Limit” program, which customizes the brand’s thigh-high boots. Customers can choose between a high heel or flat …

Fall Detail Chic: Louboutin Lipstick

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>Following on from nail varnishes in the trademark vermillion red seen on the soles of his shoes, Christian Louboutin's</b> …

Lipstick

The Unexpected Place Lupita Nyong’o Wants a Tattoo

Ever since taking both the acting and fashion worlds by storm after her film debut in <i>12 Years a Slave</i> and endlessly killing it on the red carpet throughout the 2014 awards season, Lupita Nyong’o has stayed slaying us with inspiring trips and endless mani-pedi moments.<p>As a known Lupita lover in the …

Red Carpet

11 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Lavender in Their Beauty Routines

We are huge fans of anything that can make our skin happier and healthier, especially if it’s budget friendly. Add in a little eco-friendliness and we’re totally down. So far, we’ve covered beauty and skincare uses for apple cider vinegar and baking soda. Next on the list? Lavender.<p>Lavender has …

Skin Care

Here's Exactly How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Confession time: when it comes to our makeup tools, we often let the lather, rinse, and repeat treatment go on the wayside, only to end up kicking …

The 2015 Glammy Awards: The Most Wanted Beauty Products in America

<i>By Glamour</i><p>What are the most loved essentials in women's makeup drawers and bathroom cabinets? More than 414,000 votes have been cast by you in the Glammy Awards since 2005. Now, for our 10th anniversary, your picks for the best in hair, makeup, skin, and nails are in. Start making your shopping …

Fashion's Biggest Critic Slams Kanye's Designs

"I don't read the reviews," Kanye West told the now-defunct <i>Style.com</i> after Yeezy Season 1. For his sake, we hope the rapper and designer maintains that policy this time around. Cathy Horyn, one of fashion's most respected critics, just penned a complete takedown of West and Yeezy Season 2 for <i>The …

Oscar de la Renta