Rap-Up

Jul
28
Ludacris + Electrik Red x Rap-Up

Ludacris x Rap-Up

Rap-Up.com caught up with Ludacris and Electrik Red at the TAG Signature Series launch event on Tuesday night in West Hollywood. Binkie, Naomi, and Sarah checked out their feature in Rap-Up‘s Summer 2009 issue, while Luda checked out Ciara’s, umm, you get the picture.

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Jul
27
Behind the Cover: Rick Ross’ Rap-Up Shoot

Rick Ross suits up for his Rap-Up cover shoot in New York City. While getting his close-up, the larger-than-life rapper listened to his remix of Chrisette Michele’s “Epiphany” on constant repeat and paused for a smoke break. And in case you’re wondering, those are authentic LV shades.

Pick up the Summer 2009 issue, on sale now at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Target, Kroger, 7-Eleven, Rite Aid, Safeway, Duane Reade, Walgreens, Hudson News, and other retailers. You can also purchase a copy online.

Related: Behind the Cover: Ciara’s Rap-Up Shoot

Jul
16
Behind the Cover: Ciara’s Rap-Up Shoot

It’s a party and you’re invited. Go behind the cover with Ciara (and her two dogs) on set of her photo shoot for Rap-Up‘s Summer 2009 Issue in New York City. CiCi works for the camera, blows out the candles, and smashes the piñata to celebrate the magazine’s fourth anniversary.

Make sure to get your copy, on sale now at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Target, Kroger, 7-Eleven, Rite Aid, Safeway, Duane Reade, Walgreens, Hudson News, and other retailers. You can also purchase the issue online.

Jul
15
Rap-Up TV: Rap-Up 4th Anniversary Party

Rap-Up celebrated its 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release with an exclusive party presented by VTech and G-Shock at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif., on June 26.

Cover star Ciara hosted and LeToya Luckett, Adrienne Bailon, Melody Thornton, Lil’ Mama, Teairra Mari, Shanell, and more helped mark the special occasion. Click here for photos.

Jul
12
Rap-Up Celebrity Photo Gallery

Ciara

We’ve updated our star gallery with new photos of celebs posing with Rap-Up. Check out some of your faves including Ciara, Lil Wayne, T.I., LeToya Luckett, Keri Hilson, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, Nicole Scherzinger, and more!

Rap-Up Star Gallery

Jul
2
LeToya Luckett Wakes Up in Vegas

LeToya Luckett

LeToya Luckett strips down…well, not quite, but she does hit the billion-dollar Red Rock Casino, Resort, & Spa, just off the Las Vegas Strip, for a sizzling fashion shoot in Rap-Up‘s Summer 2009 issue, on sale now.

The “She Ain’t Got…” singer spins the wheel on the roulette table, relaxes in the plush penthouse suite, basks in the red glow of the Cherry nightclub, and reclines poolside.

Here’s a peak at what’s inside the pages. Pick up the issue to see the rest of the photos from her sexy shoot.

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Jun
27
Rap-Up 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party

Ciara

Cover star Ciara poses with the Summer 2009 issue of Rap-Up at Rap-Up‘s 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on Friday (June 26).

LeToya Luckett, Adrienne Bailon, Lil’ Mama, Teairra Mari, Melody Thornton, and Shanell were among those who attended the star-studded event presented by VTech and G-Shock. DJ Skee manned the ones and twos, playing everything from Michael Jackson to The Game.

VIPs went home with gift bags valued at over $500, including a G-Shock/Baby-G watch, VTech IS9181 Wi-Fi Internet radio, VTech LS5145 Bluetooth cordless phone, SUPER sunglasses, ck one fragrance, Griffin iPhone case, Chaser vintage T-shirt, and Vans bag.

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