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The Checklist: Qualifications of a Spring and Summer Boo

Unless you're living under the cool shade of a rock, you've realized that the cold weather is breaking and making room for warm, sunny days. Spring and summer are approaching, and with that, men of your interest are sure to follow. Clothes are bound to shed for bikini season and lust begins to suffocate the oxygen.

And this is all fine, as long as your beau meets specific qualifications. Yes, qualifications.

Now, we know. Having a "list" of requirements can land most women in Singleville, but if you're the Vixen we know you can be, you'll be able to make the warm months the epitome of fun while bagging the joint of your interest (benefits included).

Peep the checklist and see if your crush qualifies for boo-dom...

A car

Unless you live in New York City, not having a car is a huge no-no. How do you expect to navigate the foreseen great times of the warm seasons without mobile ability? As shallow as it sounds, access to a car and a legit driver's license are a must! If your boo doesn't have at least that, next him and keep looking. (ATTN: do not next him just because he doesn't drive an expensive whip.)

Body

Imagine: laying out on the beach enjoying the ocean breeze and chiseled Adonis walks past. Visual orgasm, right? Exactly! As the clothes shed, your boo's body needs to be red carpet-ready, even if you never walk one. Is your boo a little chunky? Then exercise together. Getting fit for the summer is always fun, so start there and get beach ready!


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Spontaneous

Any thing can happen at any moment during those beautiful, sunny weekends. Bar hopping? Museum stop? Concert flow? It can all happen at the drop of a dime, and you're boo should be ready and willing. There's always time to stay in and relax, but he at least needs to able to get up and go...


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High sex drive

Speaking of getting up and go... The sex should not be wack! This actually is not shallow at all because sexual compatibility is top three traits in a good seasonal relationship (because we said so!).


Honesty

This is where there should not be a grey area. Make very sure that you know what your role is with this dude. If he's trying to parlay summer bun-ship into a long-term thing, cool. If he'd like to keep you as only one of his 31 flavors, then keep your emotions at bay. Even when it comes to sex, you need to know if you're dealing with a reckless lover or not.

Ultimately, keeping it 100 is the safest way to stay of Adele-esque moments under the blazing sun.


Willing to try new things

Lastly, your dude needs to be able to get into new things; this goes hand-in-hand with spontaneity.  To be able to spend time with someone who is smart, can hold conversation and who is willing to experience something he's never done before is priceless. A person like that is sure to make a warmer cuffin' season that much more enjoyable.

What are we missing, Vixens? What other qualifications must your potential boo meet?

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CupcakKe Reveals Abusive Boyfriend Led Her To Contemplate Suicide

Months of abuse led to the suicidal tweet posted by Chicago native CupcakKe, earlier this month. In a lengthy message posted to her Twitter account over the weekend, the 21-year-old rapper admitted that she’s been battling depression, brought on by an abusive ex-boyfriend.

In the post titled “my disturbing read,” CupcakKe accuses a man named, Christopher Terrell, of stealing her credit cards and terrorizing her throughout their relationship.

“This is someone I’ve been dating for the past [five] months,” she wrote in the now deleted post. “Out of the kindness of my heart I gave this man over [$30,000] during this period [of] time because I understand how it feels to be without (especially after me being homeless). He also has threatened to shoot my mom in the face [and] has threatened me on multiple occasions [and] said he can do it because he will get away with it!!!! I have screenshots, recorded calls, bank statements and all types of proof.

“Me being stupid in love I have [taken] this man back multiple times but every time I take him back the abuse gets [worse],” she added.

Further in the post, CupcakKe explains that her depression from feeling trapped in the relationship resulted in her contemplating suicide. “He [has] snatched off my wig in public, broke phones [and] continues to traumatize me every step of the way! This is what [led] to my ‘I’m committing suicide’ tweet…I have called the cops multiple times and they have yet to do anything about it,” she wrote, adding that Terrell is threatening her with revenge porn. She also admitted to posting his number on social media, and the numbers of women that he “plotted” with  to steal her money.

“Yes I am wrong for that,” she said. “But by me sending this message out it is not for harm to be sent his way, it’s for the police to make things way more serious!!!! Also this message is for every young girl or anyone in general that is struggling with abuse right now. I get u (once you see the first sign) leave!!!”

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@Chicago_Police y’all really need to do something about @CupcakKe_rapper and her situation, she’s mentioned reaching out to y’all multiple times about this and nothings happened! Please do something before it’s too late... pic.twitter.com/ZczGq1jmcK

— moonlight_baes (@m00nlight__baes) January 20, 2019

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.

 

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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