Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa Talk Marriage

Wiz and Amber at the 2011 MTV VMAs

To hear Amber Rose tell it, there may be another hip-hop union coming down the pike … eventually. She told MTV News:

“We discuss it all the time; like he said, we’re very much in love,” Rose told MTV News while standing next to her “Black and Yellow” rapper beau on the VMA Pre-Show black carpet. “But, ya know, we’re just going to take our time and just enjoy each other right now. We’re both really busy and we work really hard and when the time comes, it’s gonna come.”

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Tyler, the Creator First African To Win Best New Artist VMA?

While you were geeked out over that other VMA newshalf-Nigerian Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator nabbed a Moonman for Best New Artist. The MC dropped a fittingly less-than-coherent, F-bomb-laced acceptance speech, and followed up with a Prince-level weird backstage interview. He’s probably the first of the diaspora to score the win.

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Carrie Mae Weems Talks Drinking With Nina Simone, Toni Morrison

 

Carrie Mae Weems "From Here I Saw What Happened"

Artist Carrie Mae Weems once spent a night in Paris toasting with Toni Morrison and knocking back dranks with Nina Simone. She spoke to Life + Times about her singular evening:

We walk into the Embassy and across this palatial room there was Toni Morrison sitting alone. When she saw these sisters dressed to the nines, she waved us over. I couldn’t believe the esteemed Toni Morrison was sitting alone at a gathering meant to honor her! I grabbed a waiter and ordered a bottle of champagne and within three minutes Mary Lovelace is in her lap.

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Isis King In Yeni’s Creations Jewelry

Photo: Yeni's Creations

America’s Next Top Model alum and current All-Star Isis King hit the Baltimore Fashion Week runway in a patterned teal jumpsuit paired with beaded headpiece by Omoyeni Makinde of Yeni’s Creations. Spotted at NY mag.

Thakoon Maasai Scarves Will Benefit East African Famine Victims

Photo: Thakoon

Like other designers, Thakoon is taking some sartorial cues from the Maasai people, only this line’s take on the impactful check is set to benefit the thousands of famine-stricken people in East Africa.

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