Archive for 06.6.2013

Alicia Keys Graces the Cover of Marie Claire

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys flaunted her beauty in the Bahamas while shooting for Marie Claire’s U.K. edition. In the midst of the U.K. leg of her “Set the World on Fire” tour, the “Girl on Fire” graces the magazine’s July cover. She shows some skin in a yellow DVF jumpsuit and stuns in an animal-print Gucci gown while posing at a mansion on the beach.

In the issue, Alicia discusses her relationship with Swizz Beatz, her evolution, and turn as a director and producer.

Check out more photos from the summery shoot below and read the full interview in Marie Claire, on newsstands now.


Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nas, & Timbaland Share Studio Session

Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nas, and Timbaland

It was a historic moment for music when Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nas, and Timbaland came together in the studio earlier this week. It’s unknown what the icons were working on, but they appeared to be having a good time, sharing laughs over drinks.

Def Jam executive Lenny S. posted the photo on his Instagram page, writing, “JAY x JT x NAS x TIMBO Rat Pack shit. For some this is ‘Work’… For us it’s just Fun.”

“its me, nas, jay, & jt what more could u expect,” tweeted Timbo.

Jay-Z and J.T. will launch their “Legends of the Summer” tour on July 17 in Toronto.

Meanwhile, Justin and Timbaland are working on the second installment of The 20/20 Experience, which is due September 20. The pop superstar has also been in the studio with Pharrell.

Nelly and Florida Georgia Line Perform ‘Cruise (Remix)’ at CMT Music Awards

Florida Georgia Line and Nelly

Nelly is once again enjoying success on the charts, but this time, it’s for his collaboration with Florida Georgia Line. The St. Louis rapper joined the country duo to perform the remix to their No. 5 Hot 100 hit “Cruise” at Wednesday’s 2013 CMT Music Awards in Nashville.

Wearing a green tank top with “Cruise” written across the front, he rapped alongside break dancers as the crowd including Carrie Underwood sang along.

“A lot of rappers ‘MAKE’ noise…. very few ‘MAKE’ history,” tweeted Nelly, who previously topped the charts with country star Tim McGraw on his 2004 single “Over and Over.”

Nelly is currently working on a new album. His collaboration with Future, “Give U Dat,” leaked online this week.