Thursday, April 16, 2015
When Kanye West was on the cover of TIME in 2005, promoting his second album, the magazine noted that the rapper strives to be all things to all people, concluding, “He just might succeed.” Nearly ten years, five albums, and countless provocative statements later, West appears to have gotten as close to that goal as a recording artist can get: A cultural colossus who’s as comfortable showing a fashion collection as performing at the Grammys or sharing the contours of his personal life with Ellen DeGeneres and her viewers.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Beats by Dr. Dre has unveiled three new special-edition colors for its Solo2 Wireless Headphones. The trio of new hues — Space Grey, Silver and Gold — add a metallic finish to the sleekly designed cans, with no visible screws and plenty of flowing curves to enhance the streamlined aesthetic.
The four-story home that was a staple in the community was previously owned by Arthur Wood, an artist popular in the neighborhood. The property has since been purchased by Barrett Design and Development for, get this, a whopping $4.1 million.
Clinton Hill's Broken Angel Condos Start At Cool $1.1 Million
Although LVMH does not break out sales numbers for individual brands in its quarterly earnings reports, the company has been enthusiastic in its praise for Louis Vuitton's Nicolas Ghesquière — even before his products hit the sales floor this fall. The praise has continued now that LVMH has real sales data to back it up.
Nicole Sanchez is a natural entrepreneur. A graduate of Harvard Business School and former consultant at Bain & Company, she was out on the fundraising circuit for a different startup when she came up with the idea for hair-extensions company Vixxenn. “I was changing my hair extensions, because I was going to all of these different events," she says. "But instead of talking about my business, we ended up talking about my hair."
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Jay Z completed his acquisition of Swedish music streaming company Aspiro in March, paying out $56 million. Now, just weeks after his bid was accepted, Aspiro is valued at $250 million, the New York Post reports.
Sprint, and its parent company Softbank, have reportedly invested in Aspiro, and own a minority stake in the company.