2 Chainz ft. Young Thug – Dresser (Lil Boy)

(NM) 2-chainz - Dresser

Tinashe – Cold Sweat

(NM) Tinashe - Cold Sweat

Kendrick Lamar – i

(NM) Kendrick Lamar-i

Dej Loaf – Try Me/We Good

(NM) Dej Loaf - Try Me

Dj Khaled ft. Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih – Hold U Down

(NM) dj khaled-hold you down

Sam Smith – I’m Not The Only One

(NM) sam smith

Game – Fuck Yo Feelings

(NM) Game

Kamillion ft. Miss Chee – Party Girl

(NM) Kamillion - Party Girl

Scotty ATL feat. IAMSU! & B.o.B. – Nun But A Party

(NM) Scotty ATL

Young Dolph – Preach

(NM) Young Dolph

Ne-Yo ft. Juicy J – She Knows

(NM) Ne-Yo ft Juicy J-She-Knows

ATLast

(BDM) Outkast cover

Two aliens landed in Atlanta, Ga at Centennial Park baring gifts of timeless proportion in the form of a weekend concert series. The three day event was a celebration of Atlanta’s own Outkast and their musical journey. 3 Stacks & Mr. Patton somehow

Bleu Fashion: Diamond Supply Company

(BF) Diamond Supply cover

Chris Brown ft. Kendrick Lamar – Autumn Leaves

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Mary J Blige – Whole Damn Year

(NM) mary j blige-whole damn year

Bag Lady

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Tom Ford – Petra Louis Vuitton – Bowling Louis Vuitton Gucci Celine Dior Louis Vuitton Yves Saint Laurent – Hamptons Guicci – Bella

KetchUp Da Don – Flood Da Block

(NM) KETCHUP-DA-DON

Lana del Rey – Sad Girl

(NM) Lana Del Rey Sad Girl

Bleu Fashion: Levis

(BF) Levis Cover

The Top 5 Things Ferguson, Missouri Needs Right Now!

St. Louis police shooting

By Wendell Spiva & Yolanda Watson Spiva, Ph.D. Right now, Ferguson, Missouri needs: 1. Progressive and Interested Leadership at Ground Zero Where is James Knowles, III—the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri? Where is Rob McCullough, the county prosecutor? And what are

Jimmy 2Tymes ft. K. O. – Ticket

(NM) Jimmy 2tymes- Ticket

Trina ft. Tony Lanez – Fuck Love

(NM) Trina-Fuck Love ft Tory Lanez

Snoop ft. Kurrupt and Daz – Bodyguard Hard

(NM) Snoop Dogg Bodyguard hard

B.o.B. ft. Victoria Monet – Lean On Me

(NM) B.o.B. lean on me

Jeremiah ft. Migos – Don’t Tell Em (Remix)

(NM) Jeremih ft Migos

Shoe Heaven

(SH) Christian Louboutin

Jordan V Chanel Louis Vuitton Giuseppe Zanotti Nike Dunk Giuseppe Zanotti Sergio Rossi Tyler Bailey Isabel Marant

Bleu Fashion: Supreme

(BF) Supreme cover

Mishon ft. Tyga – Conversation

Mishon ft Tyga Conversation

Wiz Khalifa ft. Young Jeezy – On Me

Wiz Khalifa on me ft Jeezy

Jazmine Sullivan – Forever Don’t Last

Jazmine Sullivan Forever Dont Last

K. Camp – Slum Anthem

K Camp slum anthem

Kid Ink ft. Usher and Tinashe – Body Language

Kid Ink ft Usher & Tinashe Body Language

Just A Thought

National Guard Called In As Unrest Continues In Ferguson

We as Black Americans have been asked to forgive and move on from slavery & the Civil Rights Movement. Not that it’s possible but we could at least mask our frustration if this civilization could be as Christian as they

Ralph Lauren – Fall 2014

Ralph Lauren Fall cover

TK n Cash – Mind Right

TK N Cash..

Tinashe ft. A$AP Rocky – Pretend

Tinashe Pretend

P. Reign ft. Drake & Future – DnF

P. Reign Ft Drake & Future-DNF

Rae Sremmurd – No Type

Rae Sremmurd No Type

Jeezy ft. Rick Ross & The Game – Beautiful

Jeezy Beautiful

Dj Sense ft. Migos, T-Pain, & K. Camp – What You Know

Dj Sense What You Know

Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rico Love – Pay Attention

Big Krit Pay Attention

 

Bandit Gang Marco ft. Kevin Gates & Young Thug – Nasty Remix

Bandit Gang Marco Nasty ft Kevin Gates & Young Thug

Ferris Bueller – Shooters

FERRIS BUELLER

Usher – Believe Me

Usher Believe me

Press Play Now

Maroon 5- V

(September Album Releases) Maroon 5 “V” (Sep 2.) Jeezy “Seen It All” (Sep 2.) Jhene Aiko “Souled Out” (Sep 9.) Meek Mill “Dreams Worth More Than Money” (Sep 9. ) Ritz “Next To Nothing” (Sep 9. ) Chris Brown “X” (Sep 16.) Jeremih

Givency Fall 2014

Givenchy Fall cover

Shoe Heaven

Sep Christian Louboutin Fall

Bleu Fashion – Lacoste

Aug Lacoste cover

Bleu Fashion – Gucci

Aug Gucci Summer

Shoe Heaven

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Dj Funky Presents: Underground Hype

Dj Funky Underground Hype album

The World Famous Dj Funky of The Coalition Dj’s drops his new album titled “Underground Hype” today. With the release of “That’s What She Said” ft. Mike Epps & T-Pain and “Haters” ft. Sean P (Youngbloodz) & Deraj, Funky issues

Cutty ft. Mr. Mo, Polow Da Don, & T.I. – Do It All

Cutty do it all

Cutty ft Mr Mo Polow & TI Do It All

Metro Boomin’ ft. Future & Young Thug – Chanel Vintage

Metro-Boomin Chanel Vintage

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Rae Sremmurd – No Flex Zone

Rae Sremmurd No Flex Zone

Rae

Que ft. August Alsina – Diamond

Que ft August Alsina Diamonds

Que

Jhene Aiko – The Pressure

jhene aiko the pressure

Jhene

Dj Holiday ft. Cash Out & Migos – Trap House

Dj Holiday ft Cash Out Migos Trap house

Dj Holiday

Yo Gotti – Errrybody

Yo Gotti Errrybody

Yo_Gotti

Da Kidd Half – Lee Em At The Door

Da Kidd Half

Da Kidd Half Lee Em At The Door

Bigg Dee ft. Ced Wynez & Yooda Mista 305 – Fleetwood Music

Big Dee Fleetwood Music

Big Dee – Fleet Wood Music ft. Yooda & Ced Wynez

Kirko Bangz ft. August Alsina – Rich

Kirko Bangz

Kirko

The Weeknd – Often

The Weeknd

The Weeknd -Often

Jhene Aiko ft. Cocaine 80′s – To Love & Die

Jhene Aiko to love and die

Jhene Aiko To Love & Die

Dj Funky ft. Mike Epps & T-Pain – That’s What She Said

Mike Epps Thats What She Said ft T-pain

Dj Funky ft Mike Epps & T-Pain -Thats What She Said

Sza – Julia

SZA Julia

SZA – Julia

Drake – 0 to 100

Drake 0 to 100

Drake -0 to 100

B.O.B. ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Drunk AF

B.O.B.

B.o.B -Drunk AF ft. Ty Dolla $ign

M.I.A. – Bring the Noize

M.I.A. -bring the noize

M.I.A. -Bring The Noize

Rico Love ft. Future – He Got Money

Rico Love-ft Future He Got Money

Rico Love ft Future – He Got Money

Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross – New Flame

Chris Brown New flame

Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross – New Flame

Deraj ft. Poseidon – No Effort

Deraj

Deraj – No Effort ft.Poseidon (Main)

Bleu Fashion (Accessories)

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Audemars Piguet: Chanel: Cookoo: Hindenberg: Louis Vuitton: Tom Ford: Yves Saint Laurent:

David Bailey

David Bailey Cover

Moschino

Moschino Cover

Jimmy 2Tymes ft. Tracy T – What A Night

Jimmy 2Tymes What a night (vidpic)

Jimmy 2tymes ft Tracy T “What A Night” (Bleu Dream Girls) video from Bleu Dream on Vimeo.

Twerk House vol. 1 – Dj Nextakin

TwerkHouse vol. 1 Dj Nextakin

Twerk House vol. 1 -Dj Nextakin from Bleu Dream on Vimeo.

Usher ft. Rick Ross – Good Kisser (Remix)

Usher-Good Kisser

Usher- Good Kisser (Remix) ft Rick Ross

Mike Will Made It ft. Future, Lil Wayne & Kendrick Lamar – Buy the World

Mike Will Made It-Buy the world

Mike Will Made It-Buy The World Ft. Future Lil Wayne & Kendrick Lamar

Jeezy – Me Ok

Jeezy-Me OK

Jeezy-Me Ok

School Boy Q ft. BJ the Chicago Kid – Studio

Schoolboy Q-Studio

Schoolboy Q-Studio ft. BJ The Chicago Kid

Migos – Freak No More

Migos Freak no more

Migos-Freak No More

Sza ft. Kendrick Lamar – Babylon

SZA-Babylon

SZA-Babylon ft Kendrick Lamar

Kevin Gates – Don’t Know

Kevin Gates- Dont Know

Kevin Gates-Don’t know

JoeNathan – Let’s Talk About It

JoeNathan-Let's Talk About It

JoeNathan-Lets Talk About It

Mary J. Blige – Suitcase

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Mary J. Blige-Suitcase

Ace Hood ft. Skepta – Supposed To Do

Ace Hood-Supposed to do

Ace Hood-Supposed To Do ft. Skepta

Jody Breeze ft. Loyd – Beat That

Jody Breeze

Jody Breeze ft Loyd- Beat That

Just A Thought

Just A Thought

For many years we as a people have shown the tendency to regress rather than move forward like every other race. I’ve wondered for the most part of my life, how did we become so destructive and embrace self hate?

Supreme

Supreme Summer 2014 cover

HUF

Huf Summer 2014 Cover

Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce Gabbana Cover

Christian Louboutin

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Classic

Classics Tretorn

Press Play Now

Press Play Now

(Hot Singles) Tracy T ft. Rick Ross – “Shooters” Jazmine Sullivan ft. Meek Mill – “Dumb” Trey Songz – “Foreign” K Camp ft. Yo Gotti – “Turn Up For A Check” Migos ft. Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug & Jermaine

Tracy T – Shooters ft. Rick Ross

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Tracy T – Shooters ft. Rick Ross

Sebastian Mikael – 4 U ft. Rick Ross

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Sebastian Mikael Ft Rick Ross 4 U

Rocko – Good ft. Lil Wayne

Rocko Good

Rocko Good Feat. Lil Wayne

Trey Songz – Foreign

Trey Songz Foreign

Trey Songz – Foreign

Mac Miller – Insomniak ft. Rick Ross

Mac Miller Faces

Mac Miller Insomniak Ft. Rick Ross

Mila J – Smoke, Drink, Break Up (remix) ft. Ty Dolla Sign

Mila J

Mila J Smoke Drink Break Up (Remix) Ft. Ty Dolla $ign

K Camp – Turn Up For A Check ft. Yo Gotti

K Camp turn up for a check

K Camp – Turn Up For A Check ft Yo Gotti

Jazmine Sullivan – Dumb ft. Meek Mill

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Jazmine Sullivan – Dumb Ft. Meek Mill

Bangladesh – Trixx

Bangladesh Trixx

Bangladesh Trixx

Bando Jonez – Sex You (remix) ft. Twista, B.o.B. & T-Pain

bando jonez sex you

Bando Jonez Sex You (Remix) Ft. Twista B.o.B & T-Pain

Just A Thought

just a thought..

Again we find ourselves in a familiar place, yet I’m not surprised. In Georgia the confederate flag still flies, we’re still being gunned down and painted as criminals in the same breath. Make no mistake the color of our skin

Press Play Now

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(Hot Singles) R. Kelly ft. Ludacris – “Legs Shakin” K Camp ft. 2 Chainz – “Cut her off” Dj. Infamous ft. Jeezy, Ludacris, Juicy J & Game – “Double Cup” Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz” YG ft. Kendrick Lamar

Fendi

Fendi Spring Summer 2014..

This Fashion House electrifies the fashion world yet again with it’s futuristic & bold designs. Fendi’s spring/summer collections show off colorful skirts, vest and chiffon layered tunic dresses only to be matched by the amazing accessories this year’s line has

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren spring

Mr. Lauren opens the season with his sophisticated women designs including 60′s mod mini’s, plaid blazers & jackets. His fashions showcase an array of beautifully flowered skirts and sexy pants suits that could only be categorized as Uptown chic. Also

DJ Infamous ft. Jeezy, Ludacris, Juicy J & Game – “Double Cup”

Double Cup Dj Infamous Ft Ludacris Juicy J Jeezy

DJ Infamous Double Cup feat. Jeezy, Ludacris, Juicy J, The Game

Young Dro ft. Bandit Gang Marco – “GRITS”

Grits Young Dro ft Bandit gang Marco

Young Dro – GRITS (ft. Bandit Gang Marco)

King Floaty – “All I Know”

King Floaty all I know

KING FLOATY ALL I KNOW

Future ft. Drake – “Never Satisfied”

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Future ft Drake – Never Satisfied

Nephew Texas Boy ft. Mr. White – “I’m Eating”

NEPHEW TEXASBOY EATIN

I’m Eating Nephew TexasBoy Ft. Mr. White

The Yacht Club

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There’s a new and refreshing outlook on the typical radio show, and it’s called “The Yacht Club”. This multifaceted internet show consist of ( Reality Check ) with Bobby Jae, ( The Coliseum ) with Jay Renard, ( The Bleu

20 Years An Alien

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These alien life-forms have come a long way since their humble beginnings of the gritty Dungeon days. This duo has always proven to be innovative as well as captivating throughout their illustrious career. With hits such as “Players Ball”, “Elevators”

Jimmy 2Tymes – “Pull Up” Starring Pheonix (Bleu Dream Girl Video)

Pull up...

Bobby Jae Ft. Slim LGN “Strippa 1′s” (Bleu Dream Girl Video)

Strippa

Nebu Kiniza – “Peace Money Weed”

Nebu Kiniza PMW

Vibe out to new music from Nebu Kiniza, “Peace Money Weed” by clicking on the link below. Nebu Kiniza – Peace Money Weed

New Music From Keyshia Cole – “Next Time”

keyshia cole Next Time

Listen to Keyshia Cole’s new record, “Next Time” below. Keyshia Cole – Next Time

Chris Brown Feat. Rick Ross – “New Flame” (Audio)

Chris-Brown New Flame

Check out Breezy’s record, “New Flame” featuring Ricky Rozay! Chris Brown Ft. Rick Ross – New Flame

Bleu Dream Music! Tyga Featuring Young Thug – “Hookah”

Tyga

Click on the link below to listen to Tyga’s new song, “Hookah” featuring Young Thug! Tyga Feat. Young Thug – Hookah

New Music! Sean P – “Some More”

Bob Harley

Check out Sean P’s new record, “Some More”! Some More Sean P  

Shoe Heaven

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              For the shoe lovers and sneakerheads, Bleu Dream presents Shoe Heaven. Vans     Nike Air Max   Tom Ford Daniele Michetti Christian Louboutin     Givenchy Christian Louboutin – Men’s Collection  

“BANSHEE”

Banshee

If you’re at home on a Friday night with nothing to do, I suggest you buckle your chinstrap, brace yourself and tune in to “BANSHEE”! This series is a complicated tale of family, deception, love & corruption in the town

“Drunk in Love” (Bleu Dream Video)

Bobby Jae – “Stripper 1′s”

Bobby Jae Strippa 1's

Check out Bobby Jae’s new song, “Stripper 1′s” by clicking on the link below. Bobby Jae – Stripper 1′s

New Music! K Camp – “Actin Up”

K Camp

Click on the link below to check K Camp’s record, “Actin Up” K Camp – Actin Up

New Music! Diddy Featuring Rick Ross “Big Homie”

P Diddy

Check out new music from Diddy and Rick Ross, “Big Homie”! Diddy Feat. Rick Ross – Big Homie

Rick Ross Feat. Sizzla & Mavado – Mafia Music 3

Rick Ross

Listen to Rick Ross’ new song “Mafia Music 3″ featuring Sizzla & Mavado. Rick Ross Feat. Sizzla & Mavado – Mafia Music 3

Rico Love – “Bitches Be Like”

Rico Love Girls

Click on the link below to check out Rico Love’s poppin new song, “Bitches Be Like.” Rico Love – Bitches Be Like

New Music: Tory Lanez “Danny Glover”

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Check out Tory Lanez’s new record, “Danny Glover.” Tory Lanez – Danny Glover

Shoe Heaven

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For the shoe lovers and sneakerheads, Bleu Dream presents Shoe Heaven.           ISABEL MARANT GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI GUCCI AIR JORDAN VANS LOUIS VUITTON CONVERSE

Bleu Dream Ladies: Are You Keeping Things In Your Relationship Sexy Enough? (A Bleu Dream Quiz)

black love

Have you ever wondered how you rate in terms of keeping things in your relationship sexy and exciting?  Take this Bleu Dream quiz and find out! 1.  Your dude has had a hard week of work and seems a little uptight.

New Music – Rick Ross Ft. Young Jeezy – “War Ready”

Rick Ross ft. Young Jeezy-  "War Ready"

If you haven’t heard, Rick Ross and Jeezy have squashed the beef and have blessed the streets with a new record, “War Ready.”  Check it out below. Rick Ross ft. Young Jeezy – “War Ready”

T-Pain Feat. Rich Homie Quan, Waka Flocka & Young Cash, “Fuck Em”

T-Pain-fuck-em

Check out new music from T-Pain feat. Rich Homie Quan, Waka Flocka & Young Cash, “Fuck Em.” T-Pain Ft Rich Homie, Waka Flocka, and Young Cash – Fuck Em

Slice 9 Ft. Casino & Shad Da God – “Whole Lot”

Slice 9 cover

Check out Slice 9′s new record, “Whole Lot” featuring Casino & Shad Da God. Slice 9 Ft. Casino & Shad Da God – Whole Lot  

Love Novel

Valentines

“Love Novel” By Cutty Cartel She feels like warm rays of sun on my skin, whispers of pleasure echo throughout our bodies as her lips softly caress mine Illusions of a place beyond life become all that I know, yet it’s only the

Just A Thought – A Note From Bleu Dream Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief

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It’s 21 to 1 ( Women to Men ratio ) in Atlanta, Georgia… yet this doesn’t guarantee a chance of falling in love or meeting your soulmate.  Atlanta seems to be a place for single people to hook up and move on

Jody Breeze Feat. August Alsina “All Night” (Bleu Dream Video Starring “Labri”)

Labri

10 Interesting Black History Facts You May Not Know

Shirley Chisholm

Although Black history is celebrated throughout the year here at Bleu Dream Magazine, we are proud and happy to share with you–in honor of Black History Month–ten interesting facts about Black history that you may not know. 1.  Infamous guitarist Jimi Hendrix

Beyonce’s ‘Drunk In Love’ Grammy Performance Sparks Debate About Race and Sexuality

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Grammy performance was one of the most anticipated of the star-studded night.  The infamous couple, who has been married for six years, and together for thirteen, was scheduled to perform Beyoncé’s popular hit “Drunk in Love” off of her

Malcolm X – “The Ballot or The Bullet” Speech (Audio)

Malcolm X

Check out Malcolm X’s “The Ballot or The Bullet” Speech on Black Nationalism delivered on April 3, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Check Out The World Premiere of Shakira’s Sexy New Video “Can’t Remember To Forget You” Featuring Rihanna

Shakira

 

Being Social

AGS

Allow me to introduce you to The Social Group AGS ( Atlanta Grown and Sexy ) and it’s founder Jarrod Hughes. This entrepreneur explained that his motivation for creating this company came from being tired of using his knowledge and

Bleu Fashion

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Although the fashion world still mourns the loss of this designer, the brand continues to set presidence upon the release of  his couture. This years spring/summer collections are no different as 2014 opens with the men’s line displaying “MCQ” fleece sweatshirts, lace

Behind The Scenes – Jody Breeze Feat. August Alsina “All Night” (Video)

Jody Breeze & August Alsina

              Check out behind the scenes footage from Jody Breeze’s “All Night” Video featuring August Alsina.

Are Your Negative Perceptions About The Opposite Sex Your Own Fault?

black relationships

It was Albert Einstein who said that the definition of ‘insanity’ is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I am ashamed to say that it took over 18 years of dating to realize that

Shoe Heaven

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            For the shoe lovers and sneakerheads, Bleu Dream presents “Shoe Heaven.” Adidas 2014 Spring/Summer Raf Simons Nike Air Jordan VI Rosy Nike 2014 Spring Air Max Lunar 90 Nike Air Trainer 1 Premium Multi

Katy Perry Feat. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”

Katy Perry Dark Horse

Listen to Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” featuring Juicy J by clicking on the link below. Katy Perry – Dark Horse Feat. Juicy J

New Music From Youngbloodz – “Thrilla”

YoungBloodz Thrilla..

Listen to Youngbloodz new song “Thrilla” below. Youngbloodz – Thrilla

New Music from the Mixtape “Zaytovens Hour” hosted by DJ Funky & DJ Hershey!!! Yung Fresh “Show Em How To Do It”

The Zaytoven Hour

Check out Yung Fresh’s “Show Em How To Do It” off of Zaytoven’s Hour. Yung Fresh – Show Em How To Do It (EXCLUSIVE)

Check Out New Music From Slice 9 “No”

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Click on the link below to listen to Slice 9′s new record, “No.” Slice 9 – NO

Listen to “Hallucination” by Nebu Kiniza

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Check out new music from Nebu Kiniza, “Hallucination” Nebu Kiniza Hallucination

Happy NFL Playoffs! Top 10 NFL Rants

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In honor of the NFL Playoffs, we present the top 10 NFL rants.  Hilarity!

Jhene Aiko – Up Next

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I don’t remember exactly how I discovered Jhene Aiko, but to paraphrase the film, “Jerry McGuire,” she had me at ‘hello.’ Since discovering her mixtape, “Sailing Souls,” which was released on March 16, 2011, the lovely singer-songwriter has become my favorite

Memoirs of An Industry Good Girl – “Back At It” (Part 7)

memoirs

“Chicken tacos! Owwwwwwww!” IG said—mocking me and Good.  We laughed at IG’s excitement, but completely understood it.  IG, Good, and I were at our favorite Mexican Restaurant–La Fonda’s on Northside Drive—and their chicken tacos were MONUMENTALLY amazing! I looked down

DJ Funky & DJ Hershey Present “Zaytoven’​s Hour”

Dj Funky & Dj Hershey

DJ Hershey 2014 opens with a bang for The Coalition DJ’s ( DJ FUNKY ) and Lock & Load DJ’s ( DJ HERSHEY ) with the release of the mixtape “Zaytoven’s Hour.” This project features Gucci Mane, Doe B, Migos, K Camp, Yung

JIMMY 2TYMES Presents “Behind the Scenes”

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Check out “Behind the Scenes” with ya boy JIMMY 2TYMES and Jack Thriller:

YOUNGBLOOD​Z “Back From The Liquor Sto”

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This duo is responsible for creating a sound that topped the charts and has dominated radio waves across the country for the last ten years. Their performance last week at the “Shadow Room” in Atlanta, Ga had the crowd in

Up Close [And Personal] With Shay Star

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This young mogul is not only talented but should be an inspiration to all women for her drive and professionalism . Ms. Sade “Shay Star” Shelton is the founder of the information hub known as www.ShayStar.com , which showcases viral interviews with your

YOUNGBLOOD​Z “She Drank, She Smoke”

Youngbloodz she smoke she drink

Check out new music from YoungBloodz below! YoungBloodz -She Drank, She Smoke (Dirty)

Shoe Heaven – Winter Edition

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Despite the cooler temperatures, it’s that special time of year for fashion lovers.  And we all know that your clothes mean nothing if your shoe game ain’t on point.   So we here at Bleu Dream put together a list of

Johnny Cinco – “They Gave The Wrong Young Nigga Money” (Video)

Jhene Aiko “The Worst” (Video)

Bleu Dream Exclusives: Marc See’s “The Great Grind” Mixtape

Marc See The Great Grind

Listen to Marc See’s new mixtape “The Great Grind” by clicking on the link below! http://indy.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/24753/marc-see-the-great-grind.html

Unarmed Brooklyn Man Charged With Assault — Despite NYPD Cops Being the Shooters

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There have been multiple occasions in the course of my thirty-three year lifetime in which I have looked at our justice system and asked, “Is this a joke?” Of course, I was speaking [somewhat] rhetorically in those instances.  But when I first

COME On: Survey Says That One In Every Four Men Has Faked Orgasms

fake orgasm

I’ve always considered this whole business of “faking orgasms” to be a huge mistake on the part of women.  I mean–I get the logic and everything.  Part of the sexual experience is making your partner believe that they are satisfying you,

Memoirs of An Industry Good Girl – The Fast Lane (Part 6)

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Jaz The first thing I did when I woke up later that afternoon was text Arraz. “Hey babe. What u up to?” I went into the bathroom, took a shower, and brushed my teeth, and was surprised to see that

Simple As Pie? Polled Bleu Dream Readers Say That Her Skills In The Kitchen DO Matter (Plus a Bomb Ass Sweet Potato Pie Recipe)

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Lately, I’ve been hearing complaints from a lot of dudes about women who don’t cook for their men. “But is it really that important anymore?,” I challenged one of them last week, thinking that I’d heard him applaud chicks’ twerking

Bleu Fashion

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PRADA This fashion house has definitely made a splash this season with their elegant and classic ensembles. Prada’s winter couture is a reflection of the 60′s mod flare infused with amazing color schemes and brilliantly designed garments. These collections include beautiful

Check Out New Music From Youngbloodz – “Foolish”

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Click on the link below to listen to Youngbloodz’ new record, “Foolish”! Youngbloodz – “Foolish”

Memoirs of An Industry Good Girl – Not So Pleasant Surprises (Part 7)

memoirs

 Jaz “I got a surprise for you baby girl,” Big Man said excitedly as we stood in line at Panera.  Big Man and I were both early birds so we had developed our own little morning ritual.  Go to Panera

VH1′s ‘CrazySexyCool’ Brings Back Fond Memories of Hip Hop

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Many of us tuned in to the VH1 TLC biopic, ‘CrazySexyCool’ with serious doubts about the quality of the writing, the quality of production, and–above all–the quality of actors–particularly Lil’ Mama, who played the all-important role of the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and had

10 Steps Back: ‘Black Face’ Rears Its Ugly Head This Halloween

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By Drahcir Marie During my freshman of college—at a prestigious, predominantly White liberal arts school located in a small town between West Bubble Fuck (the official city) and NiggerDontEvenThinkBoutComingHere, USA—there was a “race incident.”  One of the students (presumably White)

“Just A Thought” – A Note From the Bleu Dream Editor-In-Chief

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To Whom It May Concern: Flaunting your indecisiveness of whether you’re into women or men on social networks can be viewed in many different ways; none of which seem to be positive. In 2013, there are just as many, if not more bisexual women

Bleu Fashion

HUF Bleu Fashion

HUF From the sketchboard of founder Keith Hufnagel to the most popular urban boutiques, this brand embodies the edgy side of the metropolitan fashion spectrum. The Fall/Winter looks are a collage of skateboard-influenced styles as well as rugged, yet casual outdoor apparel.  This collection reveals a variety of denim,

J Holiday – “After We Fuck”

J Holiday after we fuck

Check out J Holiday’s sexy new record, “After We Fuck.” J Holiday – After We Fuck

Exclusive New Music! King Floaty Feat. Cutty – “Undercover Lover”

Check out new music from King Floaty featuring Cutty! King Floaty Feat. Cutty – Undercover Lover

Tom P Featuring Cutty – “Haterproof”

Tom P (Red Cups)

Listen to Tom P’s new song, “Haterproof” featuring Cutty! Tom P – Haterproof                            

New Music! Slice 9 – “Gold With The Silver”

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Check out Slice 9′s new record, “Gold With the Silver”! Slice 9 – Gold With The Silver

Check Out Rihanna’s SUPER Sexy Video For “Pour It Up”!

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BEYOND THE BEATS

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The moment a star is first discovered often proves to be a magical one; in the case of Beyond the Beats, the magic does not disappoint! This show provides in depth interviews and a raw look at Artists, Producers and A&R’s

Just A Thought – A Note From Bleu Dream’s Editor-In-Chief

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To whom it may concern… If you are an aspiring model, research your craft and learn the “in’s & outs” of the business. The level of your success in the Fashion/Magazine Industry is contingent upon your professionalism and work ethic.  Having a

we are the revolution: an open letter to members of the hip hop generation

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REPRINT i’ll be the first to admit it fam. i have been critical of the hip hop generation. i’ve described us as being superficial, apathetic, lacking in substance, disdainful towards women, and celebrity-obsessed.  the popularity of things like World Star

Thoughts From The HIV Test Waiting Room

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It’s funny…I’ve never been anywhere near what you would call “promiscuous,” but any time I find myself awaiting the results of an HIV test, I am more stressed than a little bit. Okay…so me and him used a condom, buuuuuut, what

BEST OF Drinks On Us – Bleu Dream’s Favorite Drink Recipes

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On behalf of the seasoned drinkers here at Bleu Dream, we present the special anniversary edition of “Drinks on Us”!  (Drink Responsibly) “Class Act”: 1 shot of Hennessy Cognac, 3 parts cranberry juice “Grown Folk”: 1 tumbler of Hennessy Cognac, 1 glass

The George Zimmerman Verdict: Why It Will Always Hurt

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It’s been months since the George Zimmerman verdict was announced.  And this is the first time I’ve had the strength to write about it. I’m not trying to be melodramatic here.  And notwithstanding the obvious, the truth is, I still

MENTAL ILLNESS AT THE COOL KIDS’ TABLE

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Gucci Mane made headlines last month after he went on an infamous twitter rant, in which he–well, pretty much sh*tted on almost everyone in the industry.  Although it was sometimes difficult to decipher what Gucci was actually saying, one thing became

The Games People Play – Has Your Phone Fallen Victim?

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For the last couple of months, I’ve been getting texts from a strange number.  At first, I didn’t pay much attention to it.  It was a text asking a friend for a favor.  At the end of the text, it said something

New Music – Cutty Cartel “Heels”

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Check out Cutty Cartel’s new record, “Heels”! Cutty – “Heels”  

New Music – Will Talk “Drug Dealin’ Muzik”

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Listen to new music from Will Talk, “Drug Dealin’ Muzik.”  

New Music – Tom P “Red Cups”

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Click on the link below to listen to Tom P’s new song, “Red Cups”! Tom P – “Red Cups”

New Music – Marc See “Go Time”

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Check out new music from Marc See, “Go Time”! Marc See (Go Time)

New Music – Slimm Calhoun “Off Da Rip”

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Bleu Dream Magazine presents Slimm Calhoun’s new record, “Off Da Rip.” Tell us what you think in the comments! Slimm Calhoun – Off Da Rip            

Wheels of Steel

DJ MONTAY

DJ MONTAY: DJ  Montay is not only an incredible mixologist that has clubs turnt up everywhere he goes but he’s an innovator of the southern Hip Hop sound as well. He began his career with The Oomp Camp and made himself

Bleu Fashion

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TRACY REESE: This Detroit born designer is a natural fashionista that captivates many with her edgey and elegant creations. Since launching her “Eponymous” collection in 1996 and second line “Plenty” in 1998, Ms Reese has opened exclusive stores in New York City and

New Music!!! Cutty Cartel – IG

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Check out hip hop veteran, Cutty Cartel’s new record, “IG”! IG

Just A Thought: A Note From Bleu Dream’s Editor-In-Chief

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To whom it may concern….when a man and a woman get together to procreate there should be an understanding that no matter what happens between them as a couple that the welfare of the child is priority. There should never

The “N” Word

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Throughout the years many negative words have been spoken to describe black people such as coon and jiggaboo, but nothing can start a riot faster than the word “Nigger”. This term of disrespect is not only racist to the core, but

Bleu Fashion

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PRABAL GURUNG: Although this designer was born in Singapore he credits gowing up in Nepal as his inspiration.  After attending New Delhi’s Institute of Fashion Technology and Parsons School of Design he worked with Cynthia Rowley and beame design director at Bill

We Miss Entourage! Our Five Favorite Moments In The Popular HBO Series

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It’s been two years since our favorite boys from Queens have been off the air, but their memory lives on forever!  Entourage fans have been eagerly anticipating the green-lit “Entourage” movie, but according to multiple reports, it is moving along more slowly than expected.  So

Bleu Dream Ladies – Hitachi Wand (THEE Ultimate Vibrator)

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With so much buzz (no pun intended) surrounding popular vibrator Jimmy Jane Hello Touch Vibrator, I decided to do some research on the most popular new vibrators out (all in the name of scholarship, of course).   I was disappointed to

New Music!!! Yoppaboyz – Sideline

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Check out Yoppaboyz new single, “Sideline”! Sideline

New Music!!! Yung Durty Ft Rey Fonder – Unless U Gon Do It

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Check out Yung Durty’s new record, featuring Rey Fonder, “Unless U Gon Do It.” Yung Durty

New Music!!! Bohagon – Talk To Me

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New Music!!! Treie – Phone Number

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Preview Treie’s bumpin new single, “Phone Number” on iTunes!  Click on the link below to listen. https://t.co/GP6AOBKpht    

Wheels of Steel

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DJ C Styles: This New York born Dj has had a long and storied career thus far. His humble beginnings came when Jam Master Jay gave him his start. He then moved to Atlanta in 1999 where he became a part

Photo Finish

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SHARKY JONES: Seems ironic that his path would lead him to being a photographer/videographer seeing as thou he’s also a writer/artist. Mr Jones aka Shawty Putt of the Attic Crew performed on stages side by side with the Youngbloodz as well

Revolution Must Start Somewhere – A Short Story

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Reprinted By Drahcir Marie Washington, D.C., February 5, 2012, 8:15 a.m. Tatyana Moses looked over at her packed bags.  It’d been difficult deciding what to take and what to leave behind.   But she didn’t want to take too much

Eight Percent of U.S. Households Now Headed By Single Fathers

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A very close friend of mine is a single parent, raising three children with essentially no help.  Day after day, month after month, year after year, I have watched my friend go to plays, concerts, football games, girl’s volleyball games;

AT&T Assists Federal Government In Counter-Narcotics Program; Maintains Decades Worth of Phone Records

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The New York Times is reporting that, since 2007, AT&T has been working with the Federal Government in an extensive counter-narcotics probe called The Hemisphere Project.  Details surrounding the controversial project are a bit skittish, but the gist of it is

Picasso Baby – The 27th Burning Man Continues Its Legacy Of Self-Expression

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For the second year in a row, I found myself sulking during the week of “Burning Man”–my plans for attending the infamous festival having, once again, fallen through. The annual art and music festival–if it can be called that–took place from

For The Ladies – 5 Signs That Yall Are Just Smashing

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The game is rigged ladies–set up, in many ways, for us to lose.  Things just aren’t as clear-cut as they used to be.  It’s not as simple as “He’s feeling me” or “He’s not feeling me” anymore.  Oh no–there are definitely levels

Weed Prices From Major Cities Throughout The World — How Does Your City Compare?

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“Where the weed at?” It’s a question that every travelling marijuana smoker has posed in some way, shape, or form. But all things are not created equal–even when they are. The price of trees will inevitably vary depending upon what

What The Country’s Obsession With AMC’s “Breaking Bad” Says About Us

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I got put on to AMC’s original series, ‘Breaking Bad” about a year ago.  The show was already well into its fourth season, but thanks to the handy dandy Netflix, I was able to watch Walt’s conflicted journey from its inception.  (Don’t even try

Bleu Fashion

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JOANNE STOKER There is a massive buzz in the fashion world surrounding this 29 year-old British phenom.  Her collections will wow you with a futuristic flare and radical style that most designers dream of but could never duplicate.  She infuses beautiful fabrics with intricate heel designs and

New Music: S.O.B.B. – “Wuzzup”

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Check out S.O.B.B.’s new song, “Wuzzup”! S.O.B.B. WUZZUP

New Music: King Floaty, “Won’t Act Rite”

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We are LOVING “Won’t Act Rite” by King Floaty.  Check out the fresh new record below! King Floaty – Won’t Act Right

New Music: Jimmy 2 Tymes, “T.T.G.”

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Check out Bleu Dream Exclusive, “T.T.G.” from hip hop artist Jimmy 2 Tymes below. Jimmy 2 Tymes T.T.G

New Music: Cutty Cartel Featuring Treie, “Throw That D”

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Check out Cutty Cartel’s new record, featuring Treie, “Throw That D”! Click on the link below to listen: Throw That D

“Fear None But God” — Asmaa Mahfouz: Proof That One Person CAN Make A Difference

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By Drahcir Marie Before the June 30, 2013 protests which brought out about one-third of Egypt’s population of 85 million, and ultimately led to the ouster of Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, I knew very little about what was going on

Hush Yo Mouth!!! Poll Says Men Gossip More Than Women

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“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” -Eleanor Roosevelt When it comes to gossip, I think the consensus is pretty clear: gossip = bad/petty. Of course, historically, women have been considered to be the main

Memoirs Of An Industry Good Girl – Part 5

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I squeezed one more pair of shoes into the huge suitcase that I suspected was already over the airline’s fifty pound weight limit.  I stared at my luggage and sighed, recalculating my budget now that I’d have to pay twenty-five

Got Big Dreams? A MUST Read Article!

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In a day and age where it seems that almost everyone has some kind of creative or artistic dream, I’ve been shocked to find how few people actually understand what it takes to bring such dreams to fruition.  As resident funny guy, Kevin Hart,

Just A Thought…A Note From The Bleu Dream Editor-In-Chief

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To whom it may concern… Instead of wasting precious moments, invest some time in learning the law.  In 24 of the 50 states, the “Stand Your Ground” law is in effect and sometimes is used as a reason to carry out

Bleu Fashion

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REVOLT It appears that boundaries have been purposely ignored when designing these works of art “Revolt” calls t-shirts.  In many of their shirt designs you can see Grafitti influences with a mix of new wave urban flare.  This clothing company thrives on

VIDEO of Yasiin Bey (Formerly Known As Mos Def) Being Force Fed Under Guantanamo Bay Procedure

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President Obama is being urged to put a halt on force-feeding in Guantanamo Bay.  There are currently over 100 prisoners on hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay–40 of whom are being force fed.  The issue is of particular importance this month, as the Islamic holiday

Et Tu, Brute? Open Letter to CNN Regarding Its Article “The Zimmerman Trial: What You Need to Know”

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By Drahcir Marie With Fox News and so many other media outlets being of questionable integrity these days, I have never found my [domestic] cable news choice to be difficult.  CNN was always a staple in my mother’s household, and became a

Summer Turnup! The Ten Hottest Songs In The ATL Streets

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We, here, at Bleu Dream keep our ears to the streets (and in the studio), so we thought it only right that we share some of the wealth.  Here are the ten hottest songs in the Atlanta streets right now! 1.

Jazze Pha Presents Thee Unknowns featuring Future “Come See Me”

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        Check out this DOPE new collab between Jazze Pha, Thee Unknowns, and Future, “Come See Me” “Come See Me”

The Prison Industrial Complex: Why It’s Time To Take Action

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By Drahcir Marie “Our growth is generally dependent upon our ability to obtain new contracts to develop and manage new correctional and detention facilities…The demand for our facilities and services could be adversely affected by the relaxation of enforcement efforts,

The Prettiest Girl Doesn’t Always Win

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Last week, Bleu Dream’s Editor-In-Chief penned a piece about looks–and the emphasis that too many people place on them–sometimes to the detriment of their relationship choices. And it got me thinking. I, and all of my prettiest friends, have said

Just A Thought…A Note From The Bleu Dream Editor-In-Chief

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I know some of you would like to think that you’re Casanova or Venus, but I beg to differ.  In fact, most men and women assume they’re the” ultimate lay,” not realizing the degree to which their sexual prowess falls

Bleu Fashion

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Ladies, if you want to catch everyone’s eye this summer, plan on wearing a pair of Christian’s amazingly sexy and vibrant heels. His collection ranges from wild and unpredictable to the sultry and elegant side of style where his shoes accentuate a

Just A Thought…A Note From The Bleu Dream Editor-In-Chief

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To whom it may concern… We are all different yet the same.  God is a spectacular sculptor & artist who creates masterpieces every time His brush strokes a canvas or his hands touch clay.  In every way possible, we are each made to

The Australian Aborigenes’ Fight For Independence – Why We Should Care

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By Drahcir Marie “Until the philosophy which hold one race superior, and another inferior, is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned – Everywhere is war – Me say war. That until there no longer first class and second class citizens of

Increase In Number Of Female Breadwinners Result of Changing Societal Factors, Study Says

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A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center suggests that an unprecedented number of American women are the sole or primary breadwinners in their households. According to the study, working mothers are now the lead moneymakers in 40 percent of

Viagra For Women?

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Well, it’s about time! After years of being inundated with marketing for erectile dysfunction meds, there is a new product on the horizon that treats female sexual dysfunction–a woman’s Viagra, so to speak. The name of the drug is Librido–pun intended. Despite

The Return Of The Classic Pump (And Other “Girly Girl” Looks That Will ALWAYS Win)

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While thumbing through the pages of my favorite fashion magazines, I was pleased to see the aggressive return of the most feminine staple in the history of fashion: the classic, leather pump. The kinda shoe I stole out of my mother’s closet when

Bleu Fashion

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RALPH LAUREN For his Summer 2013 collection, Ralph Lauren didn’t stray too far from his traditional classic designs; yet he catches our attention with his subtle flare! From the elegant summer dresses to his perfectly tailored suits, you can clearly see that luminous

Instagram Pimpin: Best Flicks From 2013 Hot 97 Summer Jam

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Hot 97 hosted its annual Summer Jam at Met Life Stadium yesterday, and EVERYONE came out!  Here are some of the coolest pics posted from the event.    

Go Behind The Scenes Of Treie’s New Single, “Hella Molly”

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Listen to Treie’s first single, “Hella Molly” right HERE and check out behind the scenes flicks of him, producer Point Guard, and DJ Funky, who is hosting Treie’s highly anticipated mixtape, “My Mixtape” set to drop later this month.          

Just A Thought…

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From The Editor-In-Chief I hear so many people say that they want “love” yet they don’t give themselves the opportunity to learn what it feels like. First of all, you can’t earn the heart of another without putting in the work

From The Inside Out: 5 Natural Skincare Tips That Will Keep You Glowing!

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I don’t have naturally beautiful skin.  I mean–my skin’s not bad.  Average I’d say.  But when I’d see those select individuals in the “gorgeous skin” club, I’d always assumed that they were the lucky beneficiaries of good genetics–that beautiful skin

Flask That Looks Like iPhone Hits The Market

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Dan Novaes and Ethan Hou have taken the notion of “discrete” drinking to a whole new, technologically advanced level: They have designed a flask that looks like an iPhone.  And it’s called–what else? The iFlask–”the world’s first ever Smart Flask.” Need I say more?

The FBI Adds Assata Shakur To Its List of Most Wanted Terrorists

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By Drahcir Marie Assata Shakur was added to the FBI’s list of most wanted terrorists last Thursday.  She is the first woman, and second U.S. citizen to ever appear on the list. Shakur (formerly known as Joanne Chesimard) was convicted of murdering New

“FakeABaby.com” — The Website ALL Men Should Know About

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I don’t know when, and I don’t know how–but at some point, people (both men and women) started taking things too damn far in this “all’s fair in love and war” shit. Those were pretty much my exact thoughts when

Is Polyamory The New Wave?

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“Would you ever consider being in a communal relationship?” a girlfriend of mine asked a few weeks ago. “You mean like, let another chick come into my relationship with a dude?” I replied. “Yeah,” she said casually–like she was asking

Does The Street Drug “Molly” Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

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Despite the increased popularity of MDMA, often referred to as “Molly,” there has been very little talk about one of the more unpleasant potential side effects of the purest form of Ecstasy: Some MDMA users have reported erectile dysfunction–both during use and following

He Got A Story To Tell: An Interview With Underground Artist DeAndo

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“I love music that moves your soul,” DeAndo told me. It is, no doubt, because of this that the independent artist puts so much effort into creating music that moves the soul. “The Art of War” and “The Ten Black

New Music Spotlight

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SLICE 9 If you don’t know Slice 9, I suggest you get familiar with him immediately!  Representing Decatur, Georgia, the 19 year old made a name for himself by flooding the streets with his 1st single “Another One,” featuring Future & Levi

European Invasion

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve been intrigued and inspired by the European Music scene.  In the 80′s, the world was influenced by such chart toppers as Wham, Duran Duran, Sting and countless others.  Of course, American artists

Not The Girl Next Door – Interview With Urban Model Desana

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Desana may have pretty girl looks, but don’t underestimate the 25-year old model who was born in Belgium, and spent her early years travelling Europe with her mother who was an interpreter for the United Nations. Not only has she

In The Mix With Seth Firkins – Your Favorite Artists’ Favorite Engineer

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“I think it’s easy to forget how much technical work goes into [making music].  But that’s the point.  That means I’m doing my job.” And it is indisputable that Seth Firkins is one of the most talented mixing/recording engineers in the

Still Attic

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The year is 1999 and the Atlanta music scene is erupting with new talent. *** In steps the Youngbloodz and Jim Crow–groups from the same clique, “The Attic Crew.”  This group of musicians and producers consisted of Pretty Ken, Mark

The Legacy Of West Coast Storytellers

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By Drahcir Marie In an exquisitely written essay entitled, “When The Lights Shut Off: Kendrick Lamar And The Decline of the Black Blues Narrative,” Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah writes: “I could easily tell you that Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst’

Viewer Discretion Advised: A Candid Conversation With The Producers Of Some Of Your Favorite Reality T.V. Shows

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The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of Bleu Dream Magazine, its staff, or affiliates. By Drahcir Smith  “I’m not proud of what I do…I mean, I’m fortunate enough to be successful and be able to take

Outside The [Green] Box: A Bleu Dream Exclusive With West Coast Rapper “Locksmith”

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  Dare I say that Davood Ali, better known as “Locksmith” might be the Nas of our generation? Real niggas feel me Bitch niggas loathe me I portray the real me Who could ever expose me?   The Richmond, California native, whose

How The Hip Hop Generation Went Hippie

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By Drahcir Marie I suppose I’m a hippie, which is a funny thing because I didn’t realize that they bred hippies in my hometown, Jersey City, New Jersey–particularly not Black female hippies who were born in the 1980′s to extremely

Know Your Rights: A Few Pointers On What To Do During A Traffic Stop

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No one wants to look into their rear view mirror and see flashing lights coming for them–particularly when one’s liberty is at stake because of the contents of the vehicle, or in the case of DUI, the contents in one’s

Top Ten Sexiest Women On Television

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The new season of BET’s “The Game” got us thinking about who the finest women on television are.  It was hard to limit the list to ten, but here they are: The top ten sexiest women on your idiot box.

What Proposed New Marijuana Legislation Means For The Future Of Cannibus Use In The U.S.

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Colorado and Washington made history last November when they became the first two states in the United States to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. Of course, there were already 19 states (including the District of Columbia) that had legalized

A Woman’s Right To Feel

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I saw a tweet the other day that was profound to me.  It said something along the lines of “Why would a woman want to block her emotions when her emotions are what make her beautiful?” Although I agreed with

Come Again? The Science Of The Female Orgasm

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I’ve heard a few men jokingly say, “If she doesn’t come, then that’s on her.” And quite frankly–to an extent, I agree.  The truth is, however, that most dudes want women to…er–”arrive” almost as much as women want to–for varying

Gangsters Got Jokes Too: Ten Unintentionally Hilarious Movie Quotes From Our Favorite Tough Guys

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1.  “Tek di wah and leff di wah?!… you sound like a pussyhole.” -Biggs, “Shottas” 2.  “Fuck you, jack. Who the fuck you think you is, motherfuckin’ Ron O’Neil? Talkin’ bout I better pay you. You can suck my dick.”

A New Generation Of Collectors: A Spotlight On Atlanta’s Stuart McClean Gallery

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  Everything about the gallery is unconventional, but deeply rooted in history. Perhaps that’s why it’s so lovely… “There’s no gallery in Atlanta that is carrying this caliber of artists in one space,” Stuart McClean Gallery Director, Bruce Marigny, said.  “The

Up Next: A Talk With Jimmy 2Tymes

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You may not know his name yet, but there’s a pretty big chance you’ve heard his music. Bleu Dream: How did you first get interested in music? Jimmy 2Tymes: I was always interested in music.  Then my partner’s older brother started

Interview with Chain Saw Gang Artist Teflon

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Bleu Dream interviewer Drahcir Marie caught up with Atl-based artist Teflon to get the scoop on a few of his upcoming projects. DM: Where are you from? Teflon: I’m from Southwest, Atlanta–Zone 3! DM: How did you get into music? Teflon: I grew up around

Forever Arrogant

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Bleu Dream writer Drahcir Marie sat down with Forever Arrogant clothing line founder, Yung Durty, to talk about the fresh new line. DM: How did you get interested in fashion? Durty: I just woke up one day, really wanting to do

At The Yo: Check Out Candids Of Your Favorite Artists, DJs, and Producers Puttin’ In Work!

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            Studio life…  DJ Infamous and Freebandz artist Slice 9 kickin it. Polow Da Don creating another hit!  Encore Siraaj killin it on the trumpet!  Producer Chilly Chill! Ayyyye!  DJ Funky gettin it in! #redCupUP

Memoirs Of An Industry Good Girl – Part 3 “Marilyn”

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By Drahcir Marie I never hollered at Arraz.  I was just too busy.  I was in the studio more than ever.  I was opening up for Stalley at his Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Charleston, and New Orleans shows.  I was promoting my

Men Have Biological Clocks Too! (Why They Should Listen To Them)

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I’m a 32-year-old single woman with no children. To say that my biological clock is ticking is an understatement.  And every week, someone–usually my mother–is questioning me about why I’ve waited so long to have kids and warning that I shouldn’t wait much

Wallkk With Me – Interview With Grammy-Nominated Producer Rick Wallkk

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“I say that the A Room either makes you a star, or you walk the long walk of shame…and I took the long walk of shame…” says Grammy-nominated producer, Rick Wallkk, laughing heartily, about the first time he stepped into the booth at Stankonia

Just For Kicks: How Much Did Dudes Spend on Sneakers in 2012?

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Black pop culture saw two big things happen in 2012:  Hip Hop made a noticeable ascension back to greatness…And dudes lost their mothafuckin minds over the tempting array of sneakers–particularly Jordans–that were dropped in strategic increments, made in limited supply, and

She Spends WHAT On Her Hair? The Great Weave Debate

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Black Twitter erupted recently when a young woman announced that she spends $1000 for her weaves. Being a Black woman, and living in Atlanta for the last four years, my response to this was quick and decisive:  People are surprised to

Greater Than Its Circumstances – What’s Happening In Chicago May Be More Tragic Than You Think

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By Drahcir Marie When I moved to Chicago in September 2005, I was like most of the other non-Chicago natives who find themselves inhabiting the large Midwest city—meaning that I never had any intention of living there; it just sorta happened.  So

Memoirs Of An Industry Good Girl – Part 4 “Informed Decisions”

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By Drahcir Marie *** I was 19 years old when I left my full tuition scholarship behind at Rutgers-New Brunswick to move to Atlanta and pursue my singing career.  The decision literally put my heart-broken mother into the hospital—sending her

Born To Shine – A Talk With Blogger Shay Star

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Watch Out Bossip, Necole Bitchie, and Baller Alert!  There’s a new “Star” in town, and she is making waves in the blogger world with her innovative indie brand building approach. Bleu Dream:  Who is Shay Star? Shay:  I’m the founder

Flat Outs: The NEW Must Have Shoe For Boss Ladies On The Go!

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We’ve all been there ladies.  You’re leaving the club or event; you’re wearing a pair of DOPE, but now-painful shoes; and you don’t want to subject yourself to any further pain as you walk to your car (or make a move to

Drinks On Us! New Year’s Edition

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              On behalf of the seasoned drinkers here at Bleu Dream, and in honor of the new year, we present the Moet edition of “Drinks on Us”!  (Drink Responsibly) Champagne Cosmopolitan: 2 parts Moet and

Memoirs Of An Industry Good Girl – A Fictional Series Inspired By True Events

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By Drahcir Marie PART 2: “ALLURE” I blinked.  Twice. I didn’t know exactly where I was…But I was in a dude’s bedroom—evidenced by the hundreds of pairs of sneakers that were in a huge walk-in closet that was in my

The New Face of Awareness: How (And Why) The Cool Kids Are Giving Back

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  “I have two sisters…and one in three women [will be] diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime. That basically means if I don’t do something about it, I’ll be waiting to see which of the three of us it chooses.”

‘Do We Hate Our Women?’

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          By Drahcir Marie And since we all came from a woman Got our name from a woman and our game from a woman I wonder why we take from our women Why we rape our

Egg Donation: An Unconventional Hustle

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  Need some extra cash ladies?  Well, if you’re between the ages of 21-31, drug-free, in good physical and reproductive health (including free of STD’s), and have certain other desirable physical/intellectual attributes; you may be a candidate for egg donation. 

Why Steve Harvey’s “90 Day Rule” Is Bad Advice

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  When I saw “Think Like A Man” and was introduced to “the 90 Day Rule” for the first time, I thought what I imagine hundreds of thousands of people watching the movie thought: Who the hell is tryna wait 90

Softcup – Friend or Foul?

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It was an emergency situation, so I called in for backup. “Oh my God. He’s coming into town Friday.  He’s only staying for two days.  And my period is starting on Thursday!” I screamed into the phone. “Okay…don’t panic…Go to

Drinks On Us

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On behalf of the seasoned drinkers here at Bleu Dream, we present the special Crown Royal edition of “Drinks on Us”!  (Drink Responsibly) “Crown and Co.”:  1 shot Crown Royal Canadian whisky; 1 splash of Coca Cola “Bourgeois’ Boogie”: 2 shots

Get Your Fix – Interview With Jewelry Designer Talisha Matias

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Cool kids do cool things…And what’s a cool kid without their cool jewelry?  We caught up with Atlanta-based Fearless Fix founder and jewelry designer, Talisha Matias, to talk about her line, and why she goes in one direction when she

Inked: Meet ATL’s Very Own Tattgod

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  C.P Sule a.k.a. the Tattgod has probably tatted some of your favorite Atlanta hip hop artists, dancers, and urban models.  Bleu Dream caught up with “the god” last month to learn more about the man behind the ink. Bleu Dream Interviewer: How long

From Drab to Fab – Interview With Atlanta Make-up Artist Shantel Jordan

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  Shantel Jordan is passionate about make-up. The freelance make-up artist, who has worked on hit t.v. shows, “Necessary Roughness,” “Dateline NBC,” and BET’s “Let’s Stay Together,” says that she loves to take her clients from “drab to fab.” Bleu

MEMOIRS OF AN INDUSTRY GOOD GIRL – A FICTIONAL SERIES INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS

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  By Drahcir Marie PART 1: “WELCOME” “You ever heard of someone that got famous from NOT fucking?” IG asked. I studied my manager and best friend’s gorgeous face and tried to figure out if he was for real.  I

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Ovulation

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  What I’m about to say might be the realest shit I’ve ever written: I know chicks who’ve faked pregnancies to get the abortion money. Before you dudes start talkin bout “bitches aint shit” blah blah blah, I’m about to

Drinks on Us

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  On behalf of the seasoned drinkers over here at Bleu Dream, we once again present, “Drinks on Us”!  (Drink Responsibly.)   Ketel One Vodka “Simply”: 1 ½ shot of Ketel One Vodka, 3 parts Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice, 1

CAN WE?

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  I remember that day, almost four years ago, when I stood in my hotel room in Charlotte, North Carolina, and watched the poll returns on CNN–the moment it became official that Barack Hussein Obama had been elected to become