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Stars Out and About: Star Gazing 8.14.13

Stars Out and About: Star Gazing 8.14.13

Girl About Town

Rihanna is seen arriving at her hotel in New York City.


 

Hot Stepper

Lala Anthony on the set of Good Morning America in New York City.


 

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President Bar

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  • Written by Essence

Kendrick Lamar takes over Twitter

Kendrick Lamar takes over Twitter

Big Sean gave the Internet a day's worth of conversation and debate fodder Monday night when he released "Control," a song featuring Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica.

At least, we think Jay Electronica and Big Sean are on the track. Kendrick Lamar did his very best to make sure that he'd be the only one remembered – and he did a pretty good job. In the song, Lamar basically said, "I respect you guys very much, but I'm better than you" and went on to demolish the very men he shared the track with.

Twitter has been talking about it nonstop because it's a good verse, yes, but also because it's refreshing to hear what many consider a return to real hip-hop. Some, like online mag Vulture, mistook Lamar's hard-hitting gauntlet throwing for legitimate beef or the beginnings of a real-life feud, which illustrates how far removed from this brand of rhyming we all are.

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  • Written by Tracy Clayton/The Root

Guess the Celebrity Spouse

Guess the Celebrity Spouse

Their spouses are uber famous but they prefer to stay out of the spotlight. Think you know everything about your favorite celebrity? See if you can spot their lesser-known better-halves.

Who's My Fam

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  • Written by Essence

Beyoncé’s hair might not change the world

Beyoncé’s hair might not change the world

The only thing that might have possibly caused more black hair buzz than this would have been if Oprah decided to go all the way natural and appear on her magazine cover post "big chop."

You've certainly heard by now: Beyoncé has ditched her weave for either a brand-new pixie cut or a realistic-looking short weave. (Set aside tens of thousands of words' worth of space on the Internet for a debate about which one it is.)

From Newsday:

Beyoncé, aka Sasha Fierce, shocked fans early Thursday when she posted a series of photos to her Instagram account debuting a short, blond pixie cut. Her dark brown roots still visible, Queen Bey poses in front of a mirror, apparently loving her new look.

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  • Written by Jenée Desmond-Harris/The Root

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