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For the last few months, Pelle Pelle has been making waves with their intimate interview series #BackInSeason. Recently, the brand caught up with Chance The Rapper approved emcee Lud Foe and Love & Hip Hop’s Dreamdoll. Foe unveils how he manages to make music with no hooks, while Dreamdoll shares how she got started.

Watch the captivating clips after the jump and cash in on Pelle Pelle’s Black Friday sales here.

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A day after shaking up the internet with a racy cover, PAPER Magazine release their full cover story and sexy shoot of Nicki Minaj for their “Break the Internet” issue. Interviewed by Liza Dye, the Young Money Queen speaks on her heavy presence on social media and staying active with her fans, offering to pay for her fans’ college tuition, the possibility of an all-female Watch the Throne album and her fans wanting Beyoncé to be a part of it, a collaborative project with Future that got scrapped, plans of doing more movies, and more.

Shot by Ellen von Unwerth, Minaj lets her bad side out during the sexy cover shoot. The Queens MC is seen styled in pieces by Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gucci, Djula, Saint Laurent and Giorgio Armani. The new issue hits newsstands nationwide on Nov. 28, and can be purchased here. Check out some excerpts from Minaj’s cover story, plus some photos from the shoot below.

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Jeff Staple Reveals Being Afraid To Bring Back His Signature Dunk
 

During a recent interview on Sole Collector’s Full Size Run show, Jeff Staple explained that he almost didn’t bring back his signature Nike SB Dunk, The Pigeon, out of fear. Luckily for us, the classic kicks returned in a black colorway last week, answering the prayers of the sneaker gods.

Check out Staples’ unexpected reveal along with the rest of the episode after the break.

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Rihanna has become a headline-stealing fixture at the last several Met Galas, but next year, she’ll take center stage. According to Vogue, RihRih is set to host the 2018 Met Gala alongside Amal Clooney, high profile barrister and wife of George Clooney, and Donatella Versace, who needs no introduction.

The theme for the 2018 Met Gala is “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” It all goes down at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018.

Related: Rihanna, Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar Attend 3rd Annual Diamond Ball

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Halloween 2017 is long over, but one Queen pays homage to another Queen in a stylish and creative photoshoot. Beyoncé paid homage to Lil’ Kim, dressing as the Queen Bee while her husband JAY-Z dressed as The Notorious B.I.G. at a party in Los Angeles over the weekend. On Friday (Nov. 3), Queen Bey posted a glamorous collection of photos, where she models various classic outfits worn by Kimmy Blanco. “Hip-Hop would not be the same without our original Queen B, says Beyoncé, in the photo gallery she calls “Halloween 2017: Lil’ Kim Appreciation.”

Beyoncé is seen wearing looks of Lil’ Kim’s from Missy Elliott’s “The Rain” video in 1997, the unforgettable teal Chanel wig look on a 2001 cover of Manhattan File Magazine, and the Brooklyn femcee’s mink cover on 2000’s Today’s Blackwoman Magazine. Bey also recreates Kim’s 1999 Source Awards and ends things off with an all-green neon look on Puff Daddy’s “No Way Out” tour in 1997. In an interview with The Breakfast Club, Lil’ Kim expressed gratitude of the gesture that stole social media.

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For their latest installment of #BackInSeason, Pelle Pelle recently caught up with ” Run Ricky Run” rapper Manolo Rose. During the short conversation between the staple streetwear brand and Roc Nation signee, the respective parties discuss “Pink Fur,” hip-hop and more.

Watch the intimate clip after the jump and purchase “Pink Fur” via iTunes here.

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In honor of its 35th anniversary, sneaker connoisseur Fabolous recently sat down with GQ to discuss the origins of Nike’s iconic Air Force 1. During the 3-minute clip, the Roc Nation recording artist details how he first got hooked, what made them so cool, and the one pair he hates.

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As Pelle Pelle continues to embrace its hip-hop culture and heritage, they are linking up with various different influencers to have up-close and intimate conversations. The brand recently caught up with one of dancehall’s biggest artists–Kranium. He dished on dancehall’s impact on pop culture, advice for emerging artists, and more.

Watch the intimate conversation after the break and catch him in a city near you on his ‘Meet & Beat’ Tour.

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A$AP Rocky graces the latest issue of GQ Style magazine. This isn’t your usual cover story interview, though; backstage after an A$AP Mob concert in Philly last month, GQ‘s Will Welch forwarded questions to Rocky from famous names in music, film and fashion like André 3000, Mahershala Ali and Raf Simons.

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With her long-awaited fourth studio LP on the way, Nicki Minaj stars on the cover of the New York Times‘ T Magazine “Greats” issue. The Young Money Queen is one of eight figures who are masters in their respective fields, that the publication has chosen to shine the light on. In a conversation with writer Roxane Gay, Minaj speaks on her new album, having to prove herself as a lyricist, being free and inspired going into her new album and more.

Styled by Marie-Amélie Sauvé, the always fashionable Nicki is seen wearing pieces by Louis Vuitton, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Alaïa. Fans can get the issue when it hits newsstands on October 22, meanwhile read some excerpts from the full interview below.

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