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Entertainment

Watch: Naturi Naughton, Demetria Lucas, Rae Holliday & More On #EssenceLive

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Yesterday, some of our favorite fly girls & guys joined host Dana Blair for Essence Magazine‘s newest live stream show, Essence Live. Actress, Naturi Naughton stopped by to talk about the new season of Starz Power, while Rae Holliday, Demetria Lucas and Essence lifestyle & relationships editor, Charreah Jackson talked Tidal, The Wiz & the TSA on the segment Slayed or Shade.

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FLY Events

FLY Events: Team Epiphany + Complex Team Up For #SummerFridays Event Series

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Brand solutions agency Team Epiphany teamed up with Complex Magazine for the fifth installment of their highly anticipated #SummerFridays event series.

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Last Night in NYC

Last Night in NYC: Angela Simmons, Gayle King, Hill Harper and More Attend Russell Simmon’s NY Book Release Party

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Last night at Tao Downtown located in the Meat Packing District in NYC, 200 guests including Hill Harper, Gayle King, Angela Simmons, Demetria Lucas, Geneva S.Thomas and more celebrated the publication of Russell Simmons latest book “Success Through Stillness“.

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FLY LIGHTS

Fly-LIGHTS: T.I., Bow Wow, Bun B, Emily B, Rico Love and More Attend The Launch of Book of Kings Vol.1…

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The “Trouble Man” T.I. was on hand to host the launch of AKOO’s  limited edition coffee table book Book of Kings Vol.1.  The collector’s item is pays homage as well as celebrates innovators and influencers in their respected spaces, whether it be art, music, fashion and lifestyle. Special guests, influencers, taste makers enjoyed cocktails provided Hennessy while tapping their toes to music spun by the lovely DJ Nix.

T.I. on the Book of Kings Vol.1: It is an absolute honor to have these amazing artists featured in the very first Book of Kings presented by AKOO. This WILL be a book people look forward to receiving and collecting for years to come!” 

Celebrities and influencers in the book include T.I., Pharrell, Melody Ehsani, 400z Van, Jonathon Mannion, Iggy Azalea, Lil Duval, Karen Civil, Pusha T, D-Nice, Eva Bleu, Sue Tsai and Amazin Amie. Bonsu Thompson lent his mighty pen to created the profiles for each person featured in the book.

Also on hand to celebrate the occasion Bun B, Yo Gotti, Emily B, Bow Wow, Angela Yee, Sue Tsai, Jonathon Mannion, Amazin Amie, Rico Love, Maino, Sway, Tyson Beckford and more…

Step into the photos from the event below.

Emily B

The always FLY Emily B, WE LOVE her shoes from her Emily B line!

Amazin Amie

Amazin Amie really owns up to her name!

Sue Tsai

The beautiful Sue Tsai.

Yo Gotti

The King of Memphis Yo Gotti was in the building.

Angela Yee

Angela Yee’s shoe game is always on point.

Hen Roc and Jonathan Mannion

Hen Roc and Jonathon Mannion

Maino , Bow Wow and Bun B

Maino, Bow Wow and the Trill one Bun B.

Rico Love

Songwriter extraordinaire Rico Love.

Rae Holliday, Devon Christopher and Gabriel Williams

The FLY Guys Rae Holliday, Gabriel Williams with Blue Magazine’s Devon  Christopher.

Tyson Beckford

Legendary super model Tyson Beckford.

Demtria Lucas and Raheem DeVaughn

Blogger Demetria Lucas and Raheem DeVaughn

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Due to the book’s exclusivity, it is not available for purchase anywhere. You will have an opportunity to get your hands on a book via online giveaways, attending an AKOO event or as a gift with purchase at one of AKOO’s many retailers.

Be sure to visit AKOO Clothing’s online website and Facebook page as well as Twitter and Instagram @AKOOclothing for info on upcoming events and the Book of Kings Vol.1 tour.

Photos provided by SFPL’s own Bernard Beanz Smalls

Visit the SFPL’s Facebook page for the full gallery.

Shoutout: AKOO

Stay Fly!

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FLY Events Last Night in NYC Stories

Last Night In NYC: Top Women in Media Gather to Honor 135th Founder Shante Bacon @ Pynk Power Dinner in NYC

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Some of the most influential women in media and entertainment gathered last week in NYC at ReSette for Pynk Magazine’s “Pynk Power Dinner Series” honoring 135th Street Agency Founder & CEO Shante Bacon.