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Kanye West Unveils 40 Minute Remix To 'Father Stretch My Hands'

The tune was created for Virgil Abloh, who used it in a fashion show in Paris this weekend.

Mr. West had quite the weekend for himself after premiering the visual for 'FAMOUS' Friday night (June 24) to a packed Los Angeles Forum. Yeezy then double-up and gave us a 40 minute rework of 'Father Stretch My Hands'.

The rework is similar to the shortened version that was played at the 'FAMOUS' visual reveal, where the music for that presentation was written by electronica duo, DJ Dodger Stadium. The glorious remix was heard at Paris fashion week, in a Men's Spring/Summer 2017 show for Off-White, which was headed by longtime Ye' friend, Virgil Abloh. Hip-hop seeping into the fashion world is a beautiful thing.

The master of ceremony perfectly orchestrated a number of different sounds and instruments into a flowing work of art. Soft beats that are soothing to the ear are accompanied by key board melodies and intermittent strings, then A repeated "Beautiful Morning" pops in courtesy of Kid Cudi.

As the track progresses, more lyrics from the original The Life Of Pablo track 'Father Stretch My Hands Pt.1' are heard. As the ending approaches, a more up-tempo sound is used with the accompanied 'Beautiful Morning' vocals in the background as the apex nears, the remix ends abruptly at around the 40 minute mark.

Check out how it sounded with clips from the fashion show below.

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Update: Baby Phat Relaunches With Nostalgic Collection At Forever 21

Update 12:00 am ET (June 13, 2019) – The wait is over! After teasing the return of the iconic streetwear brand earlier this week, Baby Phat relaunched Thursday (June 13) with a new and nostalgic collection at Forever 21.

Kimora Lee Simmons and her daughters, Ming and Aoki Lee Simmons, unveiled visuals from the collection via social media. The line features mini skirts, leopard print biker shorts, graphic tees, and more.

“Baby Phat, from its birth to what we’re doing right now, has really been a celebration of innovative women who pushed the world forward to embrace the urban lifestyle when many in the business and in society at large, did not have that vision or foresight,” Kimora said in the press release according to Bustle. “This was a movement. People forget that. It’s incredibly rewarding work with Forever 21 to bring forward these new collections and this message now more than ever.”

 

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Finally! The wait is over! All the classic fresh! It’s been a Labor of love! Hope you guys enjoy! much more to come! Love to you all!😘💞♥️💋🎉🍭

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It seems as though Kimora Lee Simmons’ iconic fashion line Baby Phat is coming back sooner than expected. Forever 21 reportedly teased on their social media pages that they will carry the brand upon its likely return to stores this Thursday (Jun. 13).

“[Two] more days ‘til the cat is back,” the tweet read. The video featured is of a pink, bejeweled pager, with the letters “KLS” appearing on the screen. While the cryptic tweet hasn’t been followed up by the clothing store nor by Simmons herself, fans are already making their assumptions (and getting their wallets ready).

Back in May, an Instagram page for Baby Phat announced that it would be returning in the summer, and the announcement saw over 7,000 likes.

“I’ll be relaunching that and rolling that out this year,” she told Bloomberg back in March. “For many people who know me, they remember that it’s always been a family journey for me.” She also announced that her daughters, Ming Lee and Aoki Lee, will reportedly help her run the revamped company.

what's the buzz about tho ✌️more days until the cat is back stay tuned for 6/13~ ✨ pic.twitter.com/ngjSyxYS3m

— Forever 21 (@Forever21) June 12, 2019

 

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Rihanna Casts 67-Year-Old Model JoAni Johnson In Fenty Campaign

Rihanna has an eye for great talent. The budding fashion and beauty mogul who previewed her Fenty luxury clothing line with LVMH in Paris last week cast a 67-year-old model that has been taking the industry by storm.

JoAni Johnson, a stunning grey-haired Harlem native standing at just 5 feet 4 inches tall, has worked with the likes of Oswald Boateng, Pyer Moss, and CDLM clothing among others. Johnson’s career is only a few years old but she has already been featured in Vogue, Allure, and Essence magazines to name a few, and made her New York Fashion Week debut last year.

 

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Her modeling career took flight thanks to a viral video about aging gracefully and being comfortable with her silver locks. Johnson hit her first runway at age 65, according to Elle magazine.

It may look like she was destined to be in front of the camera, and although she was always interested in fashions, Johnson didn’t break into modeling until she was a semi-retired. In college, Johnson first majored in art and biology before becoming a math major. After graduation, she moved to France to study nursing but later relocated back to New York where she worked for a denim company.  In addition to taking time off to become a stay at home mom, Johnson has worked as a receptionist, a showroom runner, and opened a tea blending business. She considers modeling to be a hobby, according to an interview with Refinery 29 this past February.

In 2016, Johnson and her late husband were walking through Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood when a photographer asked to take her photo. Johnson didn’t want to do it at first, but her husband encouraged her to let the woman snap the photo, and the rest is history.

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A few weeks later, Johnson was contacted by a casting agent who asked if she wanted to be in a video about people with grey hair. The job turned out to be for Allure magazine.

After her husband died suddenly last November, Johnson became more focused on fashion. “I tell people all the time: I do this because he loved me doing it. I know that he would have wanted me to continue,” she told Refinery 29.

See more photos of Johnson below.

 

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Some days are magical ELLE May 2019 Editor-in-chief: @ninagarcia Creative Director #stephengan Photographer:@stevenpanpan Makeup: @violette_fr, @esteelauder Stylist: @katie_mossman Hair: @hiromari8787, @bryanbantryinc Nails: @amivnails, @seemanagement #greyhairdontcare

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Delightful new designs and a few new friends @vogue @rachelantonoff @rob.macinnis @andrewcolvinmakeup @ledora #greyhairdontcare

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Delightful new designs and a few new friends @vogue @rachelantonoff @rob.macinnis @andrewcolvinmakeup @ledora #greyhairdontcare

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"A Different Story", the cover shoot for @thezoereport's #FashionTakeover issue! Photo: @bymatallana Stylist: @meccajw Hair: @johnruidanthair at @seemanagement Makeup: @miguelledo at @artlistparisnewyork Nails: @misspopnails #greyhairdontcare

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#DeveauxSS19 for @NYFW as seen on @Voguerunway @nyfw @danrobertsstudio #grayhairdontcare

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We are the vision of diversity in fashion. We Are The Future! RTW Pre-Fall 18 Collections for VOGUE. #models Styled by @adakokosar, Photographer @sarakerens

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Serena Williams Teams Up With Virgil Abloh For Statement-Making French Open Outfit

Serena Williams continues to defy the rules in the best way possible. Last year, she wore a black catsuit during her appearance at the French Open, which the tennis tournament’s President Bernard Guidicelli took issue with.

For her 2019 appearance, Williams teamed up with Virgil Abloh and Nike’s Off-White for a statement-making two-piece set. The black-and-white number featured a cape which featured the French words for “mother.” “champion,” “queen,” and “Goddess.”

“It’s the second time [Abloh and I] worked together,” Williams told Tennis Channel. “And it has words on it in French. It talks about me being a mom and me being a queen, as all women are. A champion. It’s positive reinforcement for me, and I kind of love that.”

Last year’s catsuit was specially made with compression elements for the legendary tennis star in order to prevent blood clots. She dealt with the scary health concern after the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, in 2017.

“[Catsuits] will no longer be accepted,” Giudicelli said in response to the outfit ban. “One must respect the game and the place."

Mom. Queen. [email protected] pulls through the first round of #RG19, but will be taking a deep breath before her next match. pic.twitter.com/OUF2iOvfbw

— Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) May 27, 2019

 

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@Off____White™ c/o @Nike on-court look for @serenaWilliams for the French Open via @VogueParis

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Let the Roland Garros begin. Here is my French Open look designed by @virgilabloh and @nike.

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