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EVENT TO ATTEND: “The Discussion” With Shanae Hall Of V-103 & Author Andre Walker

April 9, 2014 |  by  |  addicted2candi, Addicted2Candi News, EVENTS  |  No Comments  |  Share

    No plans this weekend? Grab a friend and come to "The Discussion" event hosted by Towanada Braxton of WEtv's #1 show Braxton Family Values. This event will be filmed, so come out have a good time! If you see me, be sure to speak!

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DOPENESS ALERT: The Addicted Life

DOPENESS ALERT: The Addicted Life

    Hey folks!! I wanted to share with my lovely Addicted2Candi.com readers, the new business I am working on. The Addicted Life is part of my whole ADDICTED branding. I've created it for the dope girls of the world, that enjoy rocking both tshirts and heels. Since I went to school for fashion(merchandising), it made sense to apply the knowledge I've obtained in school and push my own merchandise promoting my brand. If you're interested in keeping up with the release dates, please email theaddictedlife12@gmail.com to be placed on the email list. Thank you all in advance for the support. I am sure you'll love all the pieces. www.TheAddictedLife.com on its way. Be sure to follow on IG as well @TheAddictedLife

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NEW MUSIC: Marsha Ambrosius Releases New EP “Fvck & Love”

March 11, 2014 |  by  |  NEW MUSIC  |  No Comments  |  Share

    All of you Marsha Ambrosius lovers (myself included) GET YOUR LIFE!!! The singer dropped a 6 song EP today, naming it 'FVCK & LOVE.' Word on the street is that Marsha is gearing up to release her second solo album titled 'Friends & Lovers'. Check out the EP below and download it if you are feeling it!! P.s this girl's voice is all that!!( 90's slang)..lol

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DOPE or NOPE: Keyshia Cole Shares Her New ‘Steve Madden Collection’ On Instagram

DOPE or NOPE: Keyshia Cole Shares Her New ‘Steve Madden Collection' On Instagram

    R&B singer Keyshia Cole shared images of her second collection of shoes she designed with Steve Madden. Some of the comments regarding the shoes on her IG were mixed, from YASSSSS to HATED IT!! What are your thoughts? P.s I will always love K.Cole short doo but the long hair isn't bad

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Jhené Aiko Graces The Cover of COMPLEX Magazine

March 11, 2014 |  by  |  MAGAZINE MADNESS  |  No Comments  |  Share
Jhené Aiko Graces The Cover of COMPLEX Magazine

    Jhené Aiko has been buzzin for a while now and the masses are FINALLY noticing. The songstress is the covergirl for COMPLEX Magazine.
    If you aren't familiar with the name or face, let me put you on. You know that track that you LOVE on drake's album NWTS "From Time" ? YES this is the girl on the hook!! Her voice is so refreshing. She had a following before linking with drake, however I believe her time is NOW. I'm ready. I am currently a fan of her tracks, Bed Peace ft Childish Gambino and The Worst.
    Girl do your thing!! Can't wait to hear more. Read her full interview with complex HERE.

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THE RETURN: Air Jordan I KO High “Chicago” Drops Saturday 3/15

March 11, 2014 |  by  |  Fashion, Kicks, KICKS ADDICT  |  No Comments  |  Share
THE RETURN: Air Jordan I KO High

This weekend the classic "Chicago" Air Jordan I Retro KO High returns!! Originally released in 1985, this marks the sneaker's second retro release after 2010 saw this AJKO with a pre-yellowed midsole. This year's retro will not see the same vintage treatment, but maintains the AJKO's original form with its canvas construction, Nike Vandal tooling, black leather on the Swoosh and collar, and "Nike Air" branding on the tongue tab. The Air Jordan I Retro KO High "Chicago" will retail for $140 and releases on Nike.com and select Jordan Brand retailers this Saturday, March 15th.

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CANDI COVERAGE: The Launch Party For “The Girls of Blaze” Disc Collection By Puma x Solange Major Success In ATL

CANDI COVERAGE: The Launch Party For

    Last night I attended the official launch party at Epitome, for The Girls Of Blaze Disc Collection. The collection is under the sneaker brand PUMA with Solange as the Artistic Director.
    I've always been a fan of the PUMA brand and was excited to hear that Solange had joined the PUMA team. We all know that the kid sister of Beyonce' is super stylish and a creative monster. I've always felt PUMA was for the sneaker heads that like to take risk (non-hypebeast) and embrace the different.
    The Girls Of Blaze Disc Collection include 4 designs: Rainforest, Burlap Rainbow, Tire and Dolphins.
    Solange brought on 4 dope designers to bring heat to the PUMA brand for the ladies. Gerlan MarceL (not pictured), Hisham Akira Bharoocha and sisters Darlene and Lizzy Okpo. The laceless kick is a statement kick, from the design to the colors.
    The event it self was POPPING!!! A nice location with a diverse group of Atl finest in the building. Epitome carries exculsive pieces more like a lifestyle boutique. Great music, tasty drinks, and dope giveaways. I would definitely call this a successful launch event. Shout out to Karla and Scott from PUMA. They Rock!! Head inside to see a few more pictures.

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February 19, 2014 |  by  |  Freestyle, Up and Coming, Video, YESSSSSSSSS  |  No Comments  |  Share

    3D Na'Tee is back with an exclusive freestyle video for ADD! Me and my boy Biz was just talking about top female Mc's, and of course the Nicki Minaj "Lookin ass nigga" track sparked the convo. Biz stated his fav female rapper was 3D Na'Tee, and I ain't even mad at him!! Hunnie got BARS. This is my second post on homegirl! I'm a fan!! LISTEN!!

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February 19, 2014 |  by  |  NEW ALBUM, NEW MUSIC  |  No Comments  |  Share

    Rick Ross releases a track from his highly anticipated project Mastermind. The track features French Montana and Diddy. Inspired by B.I.G.’s “You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)” track, listen and let me know me if you're feeling it. New album in stores March 4th.

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GIRL WHAT!?!: Saving Our Daughters Charity Says It Did Not Receive Any Proceeds From Kenya Moore’s RHOA Charity Event

February 19, 2014 |  by  |  SHUTUPCANDI, SMDH, we need answers!!, WTF  |  No Comments  |  Share

    "DO IT FOR THE TV...I AIN'T GONNA DO IT"...LMAO. SMH...This is just.....smdh!
    Get into the story below via AJC
    Saving Our Daughters, a non-profit in Atlanta, released a statement late last night stating it did not endorse or organize Kenya Moore’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” charity event on their behalf and have not in fact received a penny of whatever proceeds came from said event.
Here’s the official statement to its supporters from Benjamin, founder and CEO of Saving Our Daughters: To all of our sponsors, contributors and friends
    On February 16, 2014, Saving Our Daughters was mentioned on the episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta as being honored with a fundraiser on its behalf.
    Our charity was contacted by publicist April Love to get approval and give notice of this upcoming event. Much to our delight, we were indeed honored to be chosen. After all, one of our largest financial contributors, Mrs. NeNe Leakes who has been responsible for contributions in the thousands of dollars throughout the years, is a member of the cast. Days later, to our surprise Ms. Love did contact me and inform me that she had decided to terminate her company’s involvement with this event. At that point, Ms. Moore contacted me to continue moving forward with the event as purposed and planned. This call took place a day before the event was scheduled to take place. Upon seeing the event unfold on TV, it was noticed that Ms. Kenya Moore stated that she was giving this charitable event in honor of Mrs. Leakes, with Saving Our Daughters as the recipient of the proceeds from the charity event. Honorees at this point were switched without our knowledge, but again, we are appreciative of any and all support for the organization. Had we been made aware that this fundraising event was in honor of Mrs. Leakes, we certainly would have been present with the plaques and certificates of appreciation that we currently have to present to Mrs. Leakes for her outstanding efforts and support for Saving Our Daughters. This would have been the perfect opportunity for us to honor her, as well.
    We were not aware of this and it appears that Mrs. Leakes wasn’t aware either. The light in which Saving Our Daughters was depicted was less than favorable. The organization received several calls from other supporters about our involvement in this event. They were extremely disappointed and felt that the organization was being taken advantage of. We go on record by stating that we at Saving our Daughters have never and will not ever be involved in any drive where the exact purpose is not clear, stated or held to with only approved changes. We would not ever jeopardize our continuing support from our friends by being a part of what appears to have been tainted from the start.
    In closing, Ms. Kenya Moore stated that thousands of dollars were raised at this event. To protect the integrity of Saving Our Daughters, our records show that we did not receive any of the proceeds raised from Ms. Moore’s masquerade ball. However, we do appreciate the contribution we did receive of $500 for our annual Christmas doll drive for children with cancer.
    sigh.... read more HERE

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