Rihanna’s Sizzling Elle Magazine Cover x Spread = Hotness!!

Rihanna covers Elle Magazine’s May 2012 “Women In Music” issue. Quite frankly, Rihanna is the hottest chick in the game, hands down.  Pick up your copy of the magazine when it hits stands on April 17th.

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Graffiti Era: 1973 New York City Subway (Photos)

Photography inspired by New York City’s own Subway, shot in 1973 and full of some infamous Graffiti Art. Pretty cool stuff.


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THROWBACK: Skateboarding in the 1960’s [Photos]

Shot by Bill Eppridge back in the 1960s for LIFE magazine, check out these dope images of young & older skateboarders in the early 1960′s. It’s amazing to see how the skateboard culture has changed within the past couple decades, moving from a more mainstream, accepted by all ages movement to a underground, street grungy movement.

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KNOCK OUT: Jennifer Lopez Covers V Magazine’s Sports Issue

Jennifer Lopez dons boxing garb and reveals a lot of skin for V Magazine’s Spring sports issue. J Lo graces the cover of the glossy’s standard and Spanish editions, which both hit stands tomorrow.

The actress and reality judge poses in several midriff-baring ensembles throughout the Rocky-inspired spread, which was shot by Mario Testino.

The article is timed to coincide with the upcoming debut of Jennifer’s new series Q’Viva. She and ex Marc Anthony are the two lead judges on the Latin-themed TV talent search, and she opens up about the state of their relationship postsplit — as well as why the show’s emphasis on Latin music spoke to her — in the interview. She also touches on her tough side and reflects on her career misses in her chat with fashion journalist Robin Givhan. Here are some highlights:

  • On her relationship with ex Marc Anthony:

“I mean, we’re parents and friends first. That will be the thread that ties us together. I don’t know if people expect it to be negative just because the [intimate] relationship didn’t work out.”

  • On the importance of her Latin roots:

“I tried to keep that close to my heart — what I learned growing up . . . When doing Q’Viva, it was kind of reinforcing that, showing how important it is to me and staying connected to that and showing my kids what that’s all about.”

  • On her films and albums that didn’t perform so well:

“You’re not going to hit the bulls’ eye every time. That’s part of it. . . . I’ve been in the business now, I don’t want to say how many years. You have amazing moments of recognition and success. But at this point in my life, I try to take it all with a grain of salt.”

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FOR SALE: Michael Jordan’s Chicago Mansion on the Market for $29Million

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(AP)—Michael Jordan’s longtime personal residence in suburban Chicago is up for sale, at a price tag of $29 million. The sprawling estate is in Highland Park, along Lake Michigan, and has more than 56,000 square feet of living space.

That includes nine bedrooms, 15 baths and five fireplaces.There’s also a three-bedroom guesthouse, pool area, outdoor tennis court and three climate-controlled multi-car garages.

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An indoor basketball complex features a full-size regulation court with specially cushioned hardwood flooring and competition-quality high intensity lighting. It has a sound system set up to provide perfect acoustics within the court space.

The property was put on the market Wednesday by Katherine Chez-Malkin of Baird & Warner Real Estate.

JR