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Friday, October 31, 2008

'Nightmare on My Street' - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

I’m sure every other blogger will post Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ since it’s Halloween but even though I love that song, I think I’m fonder of ‘Nightmare on My Street.’ I used to love this song!

Have a safe and fun Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Halloween Drinks

Happy Halloween!

If you’re having a Halloween party and you’re stumped on festive drinks to serve, take a look at the list compiled below and you’ll be sure to have a party that will scare the pants off of everyone!

Brain Hemmorage

1 oz Peach schnapps
1 tsp Bailey’s irish cream
½ Grenadine

First, pour the peach schnapps. Then, slowly pour the Irish Cream. Do not mix! The Creme will clump together and settle at the bottom of the schnapps. It will have the appearance of an internal organ!! Pour the grenadine over the cream for a completely disgusting looking, yet thoroughly tasty party drink!

Pumpkin Pie

1 part Bailey’s Irish Cream
1 part Kahlua
½ part Bacardi 151 proof rum
Sprinkle Cinnamon on top

Mixing instructions:
Add Bailey's and Kahlua together in shaker and shake. Pour into shot glasses and add required amount of Bacardi to each and then sprinkle with cinnamon. Light on fire. Drink!

Wolf (Howlin')

½ Absolut Vodka
½ White Crème de Menthe
1 oz Blue Curacao
Fill with Sprite

Mixing instructions:
Pour spirits in a glass. Add some ice and fill up with Sprite.

Spooky Juice

1 oz Vodka
2 dashes Blue Curacao
1 dash Gerandie
Fill with Orange Juice

Mixing instructions:
Sir together with ice.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Jamie Foxx's 'Just Like Me' featuring T.I.

Is Jamie Foxx back? Just released, ‘Just Like Me’ features T.I. and it is slated to be on Jamie’s new album. I like it, though the chorus kinda reminds me of a male version of Mariah Carey’s ‘Touch My Body.’ Still hot though.

Have a listen:

Breakfast at Tiffany's

I was re-watching one of my favorite movies, “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” and I’m still in awe at how fly Holly Golightly was. From her simple but chic dresses when she traveled to see Sally Tomato to her accessories when she slept.

With roommates and loud noise from the city streets, I often wish I could have a pair of Holly Golightly’s tassel earplugs to block out the distracting noise of the night to get some much needed beauty sleep.

Ear Plugs by Jen Gen has made the cutest earplug tassels that remind me of Ms. Golightly. And for $ 5.99 a pop, I say it’s a cheap investment to ensure my beauty rest.

I’m also going to pick up the Holly Golightly sleep mask to fully get my Audrey Hepburn on. How funky is this sleep mask? Sleep mask sold here.

b.l.a.c. minerals

Wow, Starsha looks gorgeous with her b.l.a.c. minerals makeup.

b.l.a.c. minerals is a cosmetic company that seeks to provide the best all natural cosmetics to women all ethnicities. They state that their products are made with the finest natural ingredients that help improve the skin’s appearance and enhance one’s natural beauty.

You can score Starsha’s look here and learn more about b.l.a.c. minerals here.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Michelle Obama Rocks Tee

How hot is this shirt? Gosh, one day I want a shirt that says I rock like Mrs. Obama!

Clockwise Clothing has released the "Michelle Rocks" Obama tee in an effort to draw attention to and support future president Barack Obama in the election. This tee was designed to honor Michelle Obama, one of the most influential women in fashion today.

Click to purchase your tee here.

Monday, October 27, 2008

OMG! Barack Obama lost to McCain because of me! has a unique way of showing what might happen if people don’t go out and vote on November 4. In a news video, it shows a fun, memorable way to show your friends what might happen if any of us don't vote. Check out the video and be sure to tell all your friends to vote. Yes, we can! November 4, 2008!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cherish's 'Bump Like Some Speakers'

I just found this Timberland produced track from the all girl group Cherish. I like the chorus up until they sing how we’re gonna bump like speakers, the lyrics before that are actually good lyrics and they sound mature, but the whole bumping like speakers throws me off. I think they like comparing love to items, I used to play their song, 'Chevy' out but again they compared love making to being treated like a chevy.

Have a listen:

Bump Like Some Speakers (Prod. By Timbaland) - Cherish

Jagged Edge's 'Locked Out'

A new song from Jagged Edge has hit the internet. "Locked Out" is a Bryan Michael Cox production. It's pretty decent and fellas, I don't know any girl who will be understanding of why you weren't home before the sunrise! Get it together! Have a listen!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Q-Tip feat. Eve: "Gettin' Up" (Remix)

Q-Tip features the pittbull in a skirt to add some girlie edge to the re-introduction to the Abstract one.

Gettin Up-Remix ft. Eve Main - Q--Tip

Woof! Hottie from Flavor of Love 2 Spotted!

Hottie from Flavor of Love 2 attended Howard University’s homecoming YardFest last Friday. The only reason I’m featuring her is to serve as an example of what is NOT fly. Come on Hottie, you know you can get a better weave and blonde just isn't your color. The hair, the makeup, the outfit, everything is just all-wrong.


Monday, October 20, 2008

D.C.’s Wale Video Shoot

Wale held a video shoot last Wednesday for his new song, “Nike Boots” at club Mirrors. ErnEdits, the flyest videographer I know was there to capture the footage.

Check the vid below:

Be sure to check out the ErnEdits blog here.

Kanye West's "Heartless"

Kanye West is definitely going in with his new album, 808’s and HeartBreak. “Heartless” is dope. Is he singing about his break up with his ex-fiancé, Alexis Phifer?

Have a listen below:


808’s and Heartbreak is expected to hit stores and iTunes on December 16, 2008.

Fly Quote- Spike Lee on Obama

How true is this quote? I knew I loved Spike Lee for a reason.

“You’ll have to measure time by ‘Before Obama’ and ‘After Obama.’ It’s an exciting time to be alive now.”- Spike Lee

Yes, We Can! Remember to vote on November 4, 2008!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Unreleased: Ne-Yo’s “The Real Thing”

Ne-Yo is such a great songwriter; this song is sure to hit a chord with fly girls. I’m not sure why this didn’t make the Year of the Gentleman, its definitely album worthy. Click below to have a listen!

real thing - ne-yo

NDEUR:Pick your own personalized, hand-painted pumps

How fresh are these hand-painted pumps? Mathieu Missiaen, the creator of NDEUR, paints everything from canvas, walls, vintage pumps and sneakers. Check some designs below:

Monday, October 13, 2008

New Beauty Product: Shiny Mama hits stores!

Yana Chupenko, the original “Shiny Mama” came to United States as a child from Ukraine in the mid 70’s and settled in Queens, New York. She fell in love with the New York cultured and took images from the streets’ glitter of broken glass and the vibe of rock roll and started her band, Shiny Mama. Chupenko continued her loved of punk and rock and roll and rolled into the makeup world.

Shiny Mama Cosmetics is not for the faint of heart; it’s for the girls whose inner hearts screams rock and roll. Shiny Mama is a multipurpose line filled with glitter and shimmer. “Snow White” is a soft fine glitter that can be mixed with other eye shadows, gloss/lipsticks and on the body and the hair. Packaged like a diamond gem, its soft white color pairs well with the fall weather and can be easily mixed with a dark shadow for an alternative smoky eye look.

Shimmer All is for all over glam. This shimmery product doubles as a blush and when mixed it takes eye shadows from matte to shimmery. You can add Shimmery All to liquid liner to achieve a shimmer liner or mix it with clear/colored nail varnish for a pearl like effect. With a unique sponge applicator in the cap, Shimmer All makes it easy to add light sparkle to accentuate your body’s beloved parts, such as the d’colletage area.

Shiny Mama’s multipurpose Gleam All in “Precious Gem” is a two-sided pencil with a slivery tip called “Frost” and a gold side called “Sunray”. This pencil is ideal for lining your eyes for a cool effect.

Shiny Mama is a new brand that embraces the inner rock star. Starting at $15 dollars, this line is for the star in all of us. You can shop for Shiny Mama here.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Fly Song: “One More Drink” by Ludacris featuring T-Pain

This song makes me laugh. I can’t say I agree with the lyrics but I’m sure some people can definitely relate. The Grey Goose gets everyone loose according to this song. Ludacris’ album, “Theater of the Mind” is slated to hit stores on November 25, 2008.

One More Drink (Feat. T-Pain) - Ludacris

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Stylish and Green

There is nothing more satisfying then being fly and environmentally conscious at the same time. Vivien Cheng has a collection where each piece is a revived vintage bag featuring a stellar hand-painted motif. Sexy! Shop for her collection here.

Obama Style!

Wow, how hot is Obama? He is a global icon. Check out the Obama dress that debuted in Paris for fashion week. I would so rock this dress everywhere! Now a McCain dress? That's not ever going to happen. I've seen Republican shirts on sale at Urban Outfitters since August, even at a markdown price, they can't sell that sh*t! Take that Sarah Palin!

Click here to read more!

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Usher’s new video- “Trading Places”

This song is sexy, I wouldn't mind trading places with Tameka! LOL! Check out Usher’s new video for his third single off of his “Here I Stand” album.

Tonight!!! Gypsy Soul and Media Minds Presents: Ear Candy featuring Choklate and Darrius

Forget the mess that comes on the radio, check out Choklate and Darruis for a soulful night filled with real music.

Check out the event:

Ear Candy featuring Choklate and Darrius at Teavolve
Located at 1401 Aliceanna in Baltimore
Starting at 7 PM
Cost: FREE!!!

Be sure to check it out! Click here for more events from Gypsy Soul.