OUR TOP 5 FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT THE 2013 MTV VMA’S
We’re still trying to process everything that happened at the 2013 MTV VMA’s because some of them were real mind boggling. There were highlights, though! What was better than Lady Gaga standing up for One Direction? Maybe Rihanna’s reaction when Drake performed? Where was Nicki Minaj when Molly Cyrus was on stage twerking all on Robin Thicke?
Brooklyn, this was in your neighborhood. How are you feeling about this year’s Video Music Awards? Barclays Center, look at what you’ve done! Peep our favorite moments from the show after the jump:
FASHION: Rihanna for River Island Take 2
Barbadian beauty, Rihanna, has unveiled her second collection for River Island for the first time and we have pictures to prove it!
The autumn/winter 2013 range - which arrives in two separate drops, in September and then in November - carries the same urban feel as her debut high-street offering, although this season imbues a more glamorous sporty edge.
#MUSIC: LISTEN TO A SNIPPET OF THE RUMORED LADY GAGA FT. BEYONCE, RIHANNA, & AZEALIA BANKS TRACK
Oh, this is going to be really fucking good! Lady Marmalade 2.0? We’ve all heard and read about rumors of Gaga working with Azealia Banks, Beyonce, and Rihanna for Ratchet, but the plot thickens: While Banks is already confirmed for the track, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna have all, within the past few months, posted pictures online displaying the word “Ratchet.”
Hit “Read More” to listen to a supposed snippet of the DJ White Shadow produced track (it’s fire) + a detailed timeline of events surrounding the mega-hyped song:
What an exciting week in music! In the past week alone, all of our faves from Lana Del Rey to The Weeknd to Crystal Castles have released new material. Turn up your speakers and check it all out after the jump:
RIHANNA | DIAMONDS
Today Rihanna presents us with the first single off of her upcoming seventh studio album, R7. Speaking of the song, Rihanna tells Life+Times: “‘Diamonds’ is a special song! It’s very close to my heart! It’s uplifting and a story that everyone deserves to experience. The sound of it is unlike anything I’ve done or heard, and that itself is pretty exciting.” Check out the Stargate and Benny Blanco produced track (above)!