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RECAP: Migos, Diplo, J Balvin and more celebs celebrate Thomas Henry Jr.’s $4 million birthday extravaganza

Whoa! This is one to remember, a birthday party for Thomas Henry, son of Azteca and Thomas J. Henry (a renowned attorney) and sister of Maya Henry, dubbed the “ luckiest Teen on Earth” after her $6 million Quinceanera went viral in 2016. Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded $4 million birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!

 

 

The Henry family show each other love while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!

The Henry family show each other love while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
The Henry family showed each other love while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration with Dallas star Josh Henderson at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Latin Grammy winner J Balvin performed “Mi Gente” at Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were other performances by Migos, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
4-time Grammy nominee Diplo spun some of the hottest beats while performing at Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, another special DJ set by DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more! 
BET award winners Migos performed “Slippery” at Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were other performances by J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Empire star Rumer Willis, Lance Bass of N*Sync and hubby Michael Turchin enjoyed taking photos with the Henry family while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Pop sensation Austin Mahone was all smiles as he snapped photos with Thomas and Maya Henry at Thomas’ star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Producer Dylan Marer posed for a picture with Grammy winner Ashanti as she arrived at Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Birthday boy Thomas Henry Jr. rocked it out on stage with hip hop moguls Migos as they performed at his star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were other performances by Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
4-time Grammy nominee Diplo kept his cool while snapping photos with Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, another special DJ set by DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more! 
The Real co-host Adrienne Bailon wore a festive gown while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’sstar-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Pop sensation Austin Mahone looked dapper as he attended Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
The Arrangement star Josh Henderson kept it casually chic while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
 
Supermodel Joanna Krupa had fierce presentation on the carpet while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Dumblonde singer Aubrey O’Day matched the Gatsby-theme while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, a special DJ set by Diplo and DJ Ruckus, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
Renowned musician DJ Ruckus kept fiance Shanina Shaik close while attending Thomas Henry Jr.’s star-studded 4 million dollar birthday celebration at Hotel Discotheque over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. There were performances by Migos and J Balvin, another special DJ set by Diplo, aerial performers, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more!
 
 
The star-studded birthday affair for Thomas Henry Jr. was held at the radically transformed Hotel Discotheque lounge in San Antonio this past weekend. As in usual tradition with the Henry’s decadent celebrations, art, fashion, and celebrity performers were just a few of the innovative elements of the opulent affair, which was produced by television-acclaimed, celebrity production designer Dylan Marer. 

Marer and his team from Hollywood transformed the venue to transport guests to a modern Gatsby-esque world all its own, complete with floor-to-ceiling decor, art installations, aerial performers, burlesque showgirls, provocateurs dancing in birdcages, and contortionists swimming in oversized martini glasses. The venue boasted a cigar and whisky lounge and a one-of-a-kind ice bar experience. Guests were treated to a carefully-curated tasting menu which included a lobster and caviar bar while world-class mixologists prepared whimsical libations. In classic Gatsby fashion, the champagne flowed all night.

 

 

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Lil’ Yachty Announces ‘Yachty’s Pizzeria’ at Famous Ben’s Pizza in NYC

Lil’ Yachty and Bravado will launch Yachty’s Pizzeria, a pop-up pizzeria concept by Lil Yachty that will take over Famous Ben’s Pizzeria this weekend in New York City. The Atlanta-born artist will offer New Yorkers a unique opportunity to enjoy a legendary slice while shopping limited-edition exclusive merchandise inspired by Yachty’s Pizzeria.  The pop-up will offer six styles available for purchase, including a short sleeve tee for $30, long sleeve tee for $40, hoodie for $60, satin bomber jacket for $100, hat for $30, and a refrigerator magnet for $5.

No word on whether they will be available online yet.

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Demi Lovato joins Van Jones on WE RISE AGAINST HATE Tour in Nashville

Last night, renowned activist, CNN commentator and two-time New York Times bestselling author Van Jones took his WE RISE AGAINST HATE tour powered by #LoveArmy to Nashville, in partnership with Roc Nation.

The event took place at the Langford Auditorium where Jones was joined by GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter, actress and philanthropist Demi Lovato and Jessica Jackson, co-founder of #cut50.

 

The stop is part of a 14-city tour that aims to address the current divisive climate in American and engage local communities andchangemakers to help address some of the most pressing issues facing America — including climate justice, criminal justice reform and equal access to opportunities in tech. 100% of net ticket proceeds will go to Van Jones’ nonprofit, the Dream Corps, its initiatives, and local partner charities. America is facing a new splintered political reality preventing needed conversations about our nation’s future. WE RISE AGAINST HATE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy empowers local communities across America and to facilitate conversations to drive progress for our nation forward.

  

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Ty Hunter & Bonang Matheba Host Houston Iconic Fashion Week

 

Houston Iconic Fashion Week is the premiere fashion event offering an innovative platform for emerging and established designers around the world.  This years event was hosted by Ty Hunter and Bonang Matheba and featured the newest cutting edge designs from the Godfather of Urban fashion, Karl Kani, as well as designer Travis Cal, the Christen Collection, and Tomas Benitez. Also in attendence were The Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Sulmers, Devi Dev, Candace Ford, GooGoo Atkins, & Project Runway finalist Laurence Basse.

For nearly two decades, Hunter has styled the flawless and exemplary Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter.  Not only has he assisted in shaping the hot, fashion forward brand of Queen Bey, but as an established fashion designer with impeccable style, Hunter’s hot brand “With Passion” is setting forth new trends and innovation in design.

Co-hosting with Hunter wass the phenomenal Bonang Matheba. Known world-wide as “The Queen of South African Social Media”, Matheba has garnered over 4 million followers on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Matheba’s elegance and glamorous style has been seen as one of the beautiful faces of REVLON cosmetics, and her exceptional skills and talents have even contributed to her earning the Nickelodeon’s Kid Choice Award for Best South African DJ.

 

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SIGHTING: Drake Bowls in Houston

For the second time this week, Drake was spotted at Bowlmor Houston. Last night, he and his friends, including rapper Slim Thug, Lil Keke and James Prince Jr. (who, by the way, discovered Drake) sipped on Grey Goose and Grapefruit (a change up from Drake’s staple drink of white wine spritzers). The group bowled a few frames in the private VIP area.

 

We hear Champagne Papi and his friends gathered to celebrate the life of “Big Toni,” who was a bodyguard for many celebrities, like Drake and James Harden.

 

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RECAP: Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion Miami Swim Weekend

Art Hearts Fashion kicked off Miami Swim Week at Funkshion’s Collins Park Tents, with Nick Cannon opening the show. The opening night featured 8 designer including: Vichi Swim presented by Best Talent Group, The Eight Continent, Grayson Boyd, Courtney Allegra, Hale Bob, Cirone Swim, Elie Madi, and the grand finale presentation by none other than Mister Triple X by Erik Rosete who’s show opened with Men’s Physique world champion Michal Komosny and closing with Nick Cannon. Guests enjoyed amazing shows, a great reception with complimentary sponsored goodies, and an art presentation by Miguel Paredes. Following the shows all guests were invited to the after-party Swim Gala taking place at Ora Nighclub Miami with a special performance by Zoey Dollaz.

On Friday July 21st the Art Hearts Fashion swim weekend team joined forces with Planet Fashion to produce shows for OMG Bikinis, Karma Bikinis and a closing showcase by DSquared2 at the SLS Hotel South Beach.

On Saturday July 22nd Art Hearts Fashion closed out its 3 days of shows with an epic finale at the SLS Hotel. The event featured 3 designers,Du Aqua Swim, Argyle Grant, and Holidolls Luxury Swim. The opening showcase was followed by Gabriela Pires and Just Bones boardwear presented by Planet Fashion. The event wrapped up in an epic manner with Billboard chart topper Dyson opening for the finale presentation featuring Honey Bee Swim, Alina Petra, Courtney Allegra and Rocky Gathercole. Guests enjoyed a closing party at Hyde Beach.

MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Courtney Allegra at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: Models pose backstage for Art Hearts Fashion, Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: Model appears backstage for Art Hearts Fashion, Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: Models pose backstage for Art Hearts Fashion, Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Best Talent Group Presents VICHI At Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Best Talent Group Presents VICHI At Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Best Talent Group Presents VICHI At Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway The 8th Continent At Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway The 8th Continent At Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Holidolls fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Holidolls fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Holidolls fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Holidolls fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Holidolls fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Hale Bob at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Hale Bob at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Hale Bob at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway Grayson Boyd at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway Grayson Boyd at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Du Aqua fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 22: A model walks the runway at the Du Aqua fashion show during the Art Hearts Fashion at Miami Swim Week at SLS Hyde Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)

MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Courtney Allegra at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Courtney Allegra at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Courtney Allegra at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
MIAMI, FL – JULY 20: A model walks the runway during Courtney Allegra at Miami Swim Week Art Hearts Fashion at FUNKSHION Tent on July 20, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts)
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H-TOWN GOES HOLLYWOOD: HBO PARTNERS WITH TRAP KARAOKE AND HOSTS STAR-STUDDED HOUSTON PREMIERE EVENT

The City of Houston became the epicenter of the
entertainment world as it played host to an exclusive screening premiere event for HBO’s hit
shows Ballers and Insecure at White Oak Music Hall, one of Houston’s most buzzed about
new venues. Talent from each show, London Brown (Reggie) and Jazmyn Simon (Julie
Greane) from Ballers, and Amanda Seales (Tiffany) and Natasha Rothwell (Kelli) from
Insecure, attended the premiere and conducted interviews with local media outlets in advance
of the screenings of the first episodes of each show’s new season.

White Oak’s Upstairs was transformed into an adult playground as Houston influencers,
athletes, artists, and trendsetters mingled prior to the screening portion of the evening.

The highlight of the TRAP portion came in the form of a surprise appearance by hip-hop icon
Bun B. during a performance of the popular UGK song “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)”
by The Suffers’ Kam Franklin, Bun’s wife Queenie, and Daphane Fisher. The rendition brought
the proverbial house down and capped off a scintillating evening of entertainment to celebrate
the return of Ballers and Insecure to airwaves on Sunday, July 23rd.

BALLERS season 3 premieres July 23 at 10 PM ET/PT with INSECURE season 2
following at 10:30pm ET/ PT.

Photo courtesy: Daniel Ortiz

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Creative Recreation FA17 Hits the Streets

CREATIVE RECREATION LAUNCHES NEW FALL LINE

 

FOR THE URBAN EXPLORER

 

Creative Recreation’s Fall 2017 collection is inspired by young creatives who strive to leave their mark on the world. Launching July 6th, the line will be available in male and female silhouettes, which prioritize the brand’s core belief that creativity matters.

 

“Creative Recreation has always been about embracing the creative community,” said Vance Hayes, President and General Manager of Creative Recreation. “This Fall campaign is an evolution of the creative spirit that continues to move our brand forward. We have embraced working with a variety of different individuals that are in the spirit of our core values.”

Each of the six distinct personalities embody a unique blend of artistic backgrounds, helping organically define the latest evolution of the footwear brand. For their Fall 2017 line, Creative Recreation turns their attention toward rising creatives as they push the boundaries of their craft.

 

Up first is San Diego native Rob $tone, who first shook hip-hop fans with his debut single, “Chill Bill,” which debuted in the US Billboard Hot 100. In September 2016, $tone released his second mixtape, which he is currently touring the country with.

Leaf, a fashion-forward rapper who recently signed with Fool’s Gold Records/RPM MSC, reaches the female fans of Creative Recreation via her compelling lyrics and contemporary perspective of feminism, anime and genre-blending hip-hop. This powerful Brooklyn native released her debut EP in 2015, and has since collaborated with Lil Yachty and Action Bronson. Today, she works to counteract demeaning hip-hop lyrics by writing her own dynamic tracks. Leaf has been drawn to the diversity of the Fall 2017 line, commenting “I think most girls recreate themselves every time they step out of the door. Every morning you wake up and you want to be something new.”

Dreezy completes this roster with her truly inspirational rise to success. The “Princess of Chicago Rap” grew up on the South Side and studied fine arts and songwriting to help overcome the adversities of growing up in the rough neighborhood she called home. Today, Dreezy has released multiple albums, mixtapes, and singles.

   

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2Chainz, Lizzo, Vince Staples + more celebrate HBO’s The Defiant Ones

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HBO DECLARES JULY 9TH THE DAY OF THE DEFIANT ONES

LAUNCHING EPIC DOCUMENTARY SERIES WITH A BLAZING BROOKLYN EVENT

HBO hosted an exclusive Brooklyn launch event to celebrate The Defiant Ones – a film by Allen Hughes – with special guests and featured performances from 2Chainz, Cakes Da Killa, Electric Punanny (Jasmine Solano + Melo X), Jillionaire, Kali Uchis, Lizzo, and Vince Staples.

The Defiant Ones is a four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr.Dre – one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton. The series explores their improbable partnership and surprising leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture.

The Defiant Ones premiered Sunday, July 9, only on HBO—all four parts will be made available early for streaming exclusively on HBO NOW, HBO GO and affiliate portals as well as on HBO On Demand.

Photo credit: BFA (Angela Pham / David Prutting)

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Lana Del Rey & Kendrick Lamar Celebrate Their Birthday at 1OAK LA

West Hollywood hotspot, 1OAK LA was the hub for celebrity celebrations this past weekend.

Saturday night, Kendrick Lamar continued his 30th birthday celebration performing for the first time ever in a nightclub. Fellow TDE artist, Schoolboy Q was spotted in VIP with French Montana, Jaime Foxx, A$AP Rocky, Belly, Pusha T, Wale and star athletes Kyrie Irving and Odell Beckham Jr.

Grammy award winning songstress Lana Del Rey and friends kicked off the celebratory weekend  Thursday night as they took over Hollywood hotspot 1OAK LA for a massive private 32nd birthday blowout. Del Rey partied all night by the DJ booth with friends and fellow musicians Robin Thicke, Nelly, French Montana, Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd, Mike Will Made It and Boi-1da, who collaborated with her on Lust For Life, Del Rey’s upcoming fourth studio album.

Paris Hilton was spotted nearby sipping Perrier-Jouët with boyfriend Chris Zylka.  Actress Bella Thorne and Scott Disick arrived following dinner at CATCH LA, swirling romance rumors yet again. The couple kept close throughout the night and made a swift exit hand in hand. Kylie Jenner, who arrived in an orange Lamborghini hung with friend and Roc Nation artist, Justine Skye.

The birthday girl sipped classic Absolut Elyx cocktails with 1 OAK owners Richie Akiva and Darren Dzienciol in VIP. Akiva gave her a heartfelt shout out as a four-tier cake presented by Perrier-Jouët made its way through the club. Hot in Herre rapper Nelly hopped on the mic and sang Happy Birthday, igniting the crowd.

 Other celebs in attendance were PartyNextDoor, Odell Beckham, and Pretty Little Liars star, Shay Mitchell.

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2017 Agenda Fest

THE INAUGURAL AGENDA FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED

The unique one-day festival offers a glimpse of its music lineup and immersive experience

(LOS ANGELES, CA – May 17, 2017) – Today marks the announcement of the inaugural and highly anticipated Agenda Festival music lineup and activations. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center on Saturday, July 15, the Agenda Festival is a new immersive music and shopping experience fusing together skate, surf, street culture, food and art in one setting.

 The Agenda Festival stage will play host to a headlining performance by Tyler, the Creator, alongside Ludacris, Cam’ron, Lil Dicky and others soon to be announced! In addition, musical highlights include sets by Taco, 1AM Vibes hosted by Yes Julz, J.Rocc & Melo-D of The Beat Junkies and DJ House Shoes.

 Musical performances are only a single facet of the fully immersive festival experience. The Agenda Festival will bring together an exclusive selection of over 500 pop up shops and brand activations featuring Levi’s, Champion, Converse, New Balance, Patagonia, Mitchell & Ness, adidas Skateboarding, Nixon, Hershel Supply Co., Stance, Poler, Rip N Dip, Staple, RVCA, Hurley, and many more!

 The Agenda Festival roster delivers top talent and rising newcomers across the board in music, art, and fashion.  Guests of the Agenda Festival will also enjoy panel discussions, two skate contests hosted by the authorities in skate media The Berrics and TransWorld SKATEboarding, athlete/influencer meet & greets, and a selection of Southern California’s best gourmet food trucks.

Location: 
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Event Date: Saturday, July 15th
Event Time: 11a – 8p
Lineup: Tyler, the Creator, Ludacris, Cam’ron, Lil Dicky, 1AM Vibes hosted by Yes Julz, J.Rocc & Melo-D of The Beat Junkies , Taco, DJ House Shoes and more to be announced.
 
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EVERYDAY STRUGGLE TAKES OVER THE BET AWARDS RED CARPET

On today’s very special episode of EverydayStruggle, Joe Budden, DJ Akademiks, and Nadeska take over the BET Awards red carpet where they talked to the likes of Post Malone, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Irv Gotti, and many more. The episode also features sit-downs with Rae Sremmurd, who finally talked things out with Budden, and Migos, where things took a heated turn during the middle of the interview. The Rae Sremmurd segment begins around the 55-minute mark, while Migos come to the platform at the 1 hour and 16-minute mark.


THE JOE BUDDEN/ MIGOS CONFRONTATION

ABOUT EVERYDAY STRUGGLE
Complex’s “EVERYDAY STRUGGLE,” is a new daily morning show covering the biggest news and hot-button issues facing hip-hop music and pop-culture. Serving as co-hosts, famed rapper Joe Budden and opinionated urban media commentator DJ Akademiks will face-off each day about the artists they feel deserve their top spots, who’s fallen off, wage their bets on brewing rap beef, analyze the latest social media buzz and determine which artists are moving the culture forward. Each heated discussion will be filmed in-studio and moderated by Complex News’ Nadeska Alexis. Conversations will get intense and opinions are taken to the next level as Joe and Akademiks battle it out every morning at11:00 AM on YouTube.com/Complexnews.

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Puff Daddy Kicks Off Billboard Weekend at LIGHT Nightclub

For the first time ever, Puff Daddy invaded Las Vegas hotspot, LIGHT where he hosted the evening for thousands of Saturday night partygoers. Arriving with son, Justin Combs, and entourage in tow, Puffy headed to the stage where he was presented with a Cîroc bottle parade.

The music mogul transformed the nightclub into a birthday celebration of the late Biggie Smalls. The crowd erupted when he jumped on stage and did the infamous Puffy dance to Small’s hits like “Juicy” and “Hypnotize”. Puffy hopped on the mic and lead the crowd in a Happy Birthday song before joking about partying all night and not sleeping until the Billboard awards. Following his performance, Puff Daddy hung out in VIP as the DJ kept playing Biggie’s classic songs until the early morning.

Earlier that night, hip hop artist OT Genesis, hit the stage where he performed his top hits “Cut It” and “Push It”. The Miami artist, who was dripping in diamonds stopped his performance to take selfies with fans. Other celebs in attendance were award winning DJ and Producer, Metro Boomin, Darius Walker and Candice King of Vampire Diaries who was celebrating her birthday in a nearby VIP.

Video credit: LIGHT Nightclub

Photo credit: David Becker