His Voice Beyond “The Voice!” You’re Gonna Love Vibing with Vedo!
Where is the talent? Where is the originality? Are there anymore authentic artists in the music industry anymore? These are just a few of the questions your inner thoughts might be echoing based on the present state of music. Everyone seems so “cookie cutter,” crafted from some tired mold... Read more
Cover Girl: Michelle Williams Cover’s the Winter Glam Issue of Kontrol
The winter glam issue is set to make a powerful statement this month. With two powerful women in their own right, we have set the bar for something special this season.  1/3 of the biggest girl groups ever Michelle Williams is making her mark as a solo artist and actress... Read more
Cover Girl: Naturi Naughton Cover’s the Winter Glam Issue of Kontrol
To kick start off our year, we are introducing two POWERFUL covers  this month and the first being Power’s leading lady Naturi Naughton.  We had the pleasure of catching up with the lovely singer/actress in L.A. to shoot a breath taking cover and spread. Shot on location by celebrity photographer Allen... Read more
Born Again Virgin? Check Out TV One’s New Scripted Series!
First The CW introduced us to Jane The Virgin, and now TV One is bringing us a different type of virgin–A Born Again one! TV One snuck the pilot to its new scripted series Born Again Virgin (BAV) in on us right after the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The series centers... Read more
Columbus Short Allegedly Threatened to Kill Jamie Foxx, According to His Ex-Girlfriend
Lord have mercy. After sabotaging his supporting role as Harrison on the hit show Scandal, Columbus Short is allegedly back  to the same destructive antics. Instead of his estranged wife tossing out allegations, this time the star’s ex-girlfriend Agostina Laneri has come forward with her own disturbing accusations. According to Agostina,... Read more
Officers DID Find Drugs During Second Search of Bobbi Kristina’s Home+ the Friend Who Found Her Unresponsive Once Allegedly Drugged His Girlfriend [Photos]
Initial reports stated that no drugs were found in the home of Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon following the 21-year-old being found face down in the bathtub, but new reports today suggest otherwise. According to TMZ, members of Bobbi Kristina’s family informed the site that officers did in fact find... Read more
The Voice that Brought us “Empire!” Get to Know V Bozeman!
What does it mean to be a star? Fame, parties, glamor, and a fat bank account usually come to mind. These, however, are only the material aspects a celebrity status can bring. Where is the depth, the talent, and the need for expression? These questions often go unanswered, thankfully... Read more
UPDATE: Bobbi Kristina’s Family told to “Prepare for the worst…”
As we reported yesterday, Whitney Houston‘s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Roswell, Georgia home. Since then the young woman has been revived, but is currently in a medically induced coma! To make matters worse, a source close to her family says Bobbi... Read more
DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE! Hazel E. Keeps It Real with Life, Love, & Hip-Hop!
This fall’s runway hit known as VH-1’s Love & Hip-Hop Hollywood proved that Mona Scott Young’s reality franchise has not lost its magic! We were treated to a group of young stars making their way through life, love, and the luxuries of the music industry while dealing with drama.... Read more
The Brainy Beauty Queen! Get Your Pretty fix off Khalena Knox!
Beauty, everyone has it one way or another. Some are so beautiful they attain immortality through legends; others are beautiful differently. They spread their inner goodness to those around them, in hopes of a better world. Khalena Knox  (pronounced “Colleena”) definitely has both! This amazing young lady is a... Read more
Young, Dynamic, & Cinematic! Get To Know Filmmaker & Rising Star, Devin J. Ricks!
Filmmaking is as much an art form as it is entertainment. The camera and big screen are to a director as a paintbrush and canvases are to a painter. Many try to master filmmaking, hoping to achieve some measure of immortality through their work. More often than not, they... Read more
Kontrol Your Style: Get the Look for Less – Jessie J
Jessie J was out and about in London running errands and “lunching” with friends dressed in a chic all black monochromatic look.  This look is all about the coat.  Remember, with monochromatic looks having a standout statement piece is still possible.  This avoids your overall look being boring and... Read more
Trending: Sleeveless Waistcoats
Over the last couple of years midi sleeveless waistcoats or vests (as they are sometimes called) have been trending.  These perfect layering pieces are a great topper to any outfit.  They can be dressed up or down, and we all know how we love when a trendy piece can... Read more
Milan Fashion Week: Fall 2015 Menswear Collections Highlight
The Milan Fashion Show began last Friday and are still underway until tomorrow. Designers like Prada, Vivienne Westwood, and Versace same out with their Fall 2015 Mens Collections that consisted of cardigans, low cut jackets, and shirts that were in dedication to Prince Charles. Each designer had a unique... Read more
Meet Kendall Jenner, new columnist for the Wall Street Journal
If there’s one thing that can be said about the Kardashian-Jenner clan, its that they will busts their butts and break their necks to make it in this business. Some call them attention seekers, I see them as hustlers. And the latest Kardashian-Jenner to get their moment in the... Read more
Hot Off My Plate! Stir Fry Spaghetti with Shrimp!
At least once or twice by the middle of the week I find myself staring into my refrigerator contemplating on what I’m going to eat for dinner.  Oh sure there’s leftovers in my fridge; it’s just that I spent the first two days of the week eating those leftovers,... Read more
Outfit of the Day: Dascha Polanco
On social media, Dascha Polanco wore a stunning black outfit for Elle Magazine’s Women in Television Celebration held in Sunset Tower Hotel at West Hollywood, California. The purpose behind this event is to celebrate the strong women characters in television. Some other people that were in attendence are, small... Read more
Kontrol Your Style: Get the Look for Less – Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung – AG (her own line) Alexa Chung stepped out in a denim dress from her own line, AG.  Denim is definitely a go this season and has been for a while.  Dressed up or dressed down, denim is a very versatile fabric while being comfortable at the... Read more
“Instantly Handsome!” 6 Things ANY GUY Can Do In Under An Hour for Better Looks!
Women have often held the monopoly only beauty secrets and enhancements to improve their appearances. The market is littered with thousands of anti-aging serums, eye creams, shampoos, and makeup just to give them that extra pretty “umph” while managing the woes of everyday life. It is no secret in... Read more
Taraji P. Henson talks dating…”Men are not willing to court anymore”!
Being a successful actress in Hollywood and having the ability to catch millions of viewers attention by the portraying a specific character on TV or the big screen comes very easy for Taraji. Having years of experience under her belt also makes it pretty easy for her to dominate... Read more
Kontrol Your Style: Get the Look for Less – Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian – Balmain + Shoes Designed by Kanye West Kim Kardashian headed out on a night on the town with her hubby, sir Kanye West dripped in Balmain, per usual. Although, now, Kim being in Balmain all the time makes complete sense given their recent campaign with the... Read more
Are you Kontrol’s Most Wanted?
Hey Kontrol Family! As you know by now Kontrol is known for bringing you some of today’s hottest and sexiest men and women from around the world. Well now were going to bring you 20 of Atlanta’s Most wanted Men and Women in our next print issue.  Some of... Read more
The Struggle There Was, The Movement That Is & The Movie You Must See–“SELMA!”
History is truly the story of mankind at large. It marks our greatest triumphs and our darkest tragedies. One of the greatest moments in human history occurred during the sixties, when after centuries of slavery, and decades of legalized discrimination, segregation was outlawed and African-Americans dared to fight for... Read more
Marvel’s Answer to “Suicide Squad?” Meet Your Astonishing Avengers!
When it comes to saving the world some times the best person for the job is not a hero–but a villain! That is the new twist Marvel Comics is dishing out as its latest line up of Avengers are some of the greatest super villains in the Marvel Universe!... Read more
The Leaders of A Movement! Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) & Other Trans Stars Grace The Cover of Candy Magazine!
If you do not know by now, “Orange Is The New Black,” and one of the stars of this infamous series, Laverne Cox, is the leader of a movement. Yes, you heard right, a movement. The latest frontier in civil rights seems to be a transgender one. After decades... Read more
D. WOODS Heats Things Up For Kontrol’s Sexy Issue
As the music amplifies through a dim venue stands a confident, radiant, and determined woman begging, “I want Ur Tattoo.” This woman is none other than Wanita “D. Woods” Woodgette declaring her independence as CEO of Woodgrane Entertainment. Her newly discovered eccentric sound fairly differs from her days of performing and touring with girl group Danity... Read more
Passionate Chonvill & Khatib Ritter Cover Kontrol
By: Sebastien Gaudin As the wave of diabetes and high blood pressure continues to skyrocket in America for both the youth and adults a sense of urgency as risen. The fact that this generation of children isn’t expected to surpass the life span of their parents sounds off an... Read more
Lilly Ghalichi And Fiance Dahr Mann Call It Quits
“Shahs Of Sunset” star Lilly Ghalichi took to Instagram to announce that her relationship is over with fiance Dahr Mann. The couple only dated two months before Dahr popped the question. Lilly writes,”I want to take a moment to say that I have in fact ended my relationship with... Read more
The Lovely Winnie Harlow!

The Lovely Winnie Harlow!

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Have you heard of Chantelle Brown-Young, but better known to her 300,000+ followers on Instagram as Winnie Harlow? Winnie is a 20 year old Canada born model who lives with vitiligo, the skin disease that turns your skin white, and causes the cells responsible for skin pigmentation to die.... Read more
Free Movie Passes! It’s Time To Get Downright Controversial with “The Interview!”
Christmas is definitely coming early this year! However, instead of nicely wrapped gifts (so overrated) Santa–I mean Sony is delivering you free movie passes! This time around we are happy to provide you with the free cinematic experience of “The Interview!” By now you have surely heard of this... Read more
Take a Gamble on “The Gambler! Download Your Free Movie Passes NOW!
It’s gambling time and all you need to do is download your free pass to see “The Gambler!” Yes, “The Gambler” is the latest movie to grace The Big Screen and no there’s no betting it will be a hit–it’s guaranteed! The film centers around  literature professor and high... Read more
Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard Rise to The Top in Empire!
The number of amazing television shows is about to go up by one on Wednesday, January 7th! Yes, Fox has a new dramatic series, “Empire,” starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson! The series centers around the Lyons, a family dominating the hip-hop industry. Terence is Lucious Lyon, a... Read more
Former Supermodel, Beverly Johnson, Also Accuses Cosby of Trying to Drug Her!
These are dark times for Bill Cosby! The number of women accusing him of sexually assault or the attempt thereof, is now numbers at twenty! The latest woman to come forward with allegations against Mr. Cosby is former supermodel and fashion icon, Beverly Johnson! Johnson wrote an article in... Read more
The Event of A Lifetime! Check out the Happenings at The Gentleman’s Ball!
Written By: Jayden Hollywood On Sunday December 7th, The Gentleman’s Foundation Inc. (TGF) hosted The Gentleman’s Ball. TGF is a non-profit organization, dedicated to strengthening the quality of life, leadership ability, and mental & physical health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals; particularly those in the... Read more
Deranged Man accuses Slain “Hit The Floor Star,” Stephanie Moseley of Giving Him AIDS & puts her Biracial neice on his “Hitlist!”
Is respect for the dead, especially the freshly deceased, a thing of the past? It definitely seems like it in this bizarre case of accusations, insinuations, and digital threats from one deranged man on Instagram! Someone has created an Instagram account under the username, “@earlhayestmt” to blast fallen “Hit... Read more
A Night of Hope: Jacob Latimore Experience
A few nights ago  SixTwelve Magazine and ATL Lifestyle Entertainment Firm presented, “The Jacob Latimore Cover Release Party” at Museum Bar. It was definitely a night filled of HOPE from the start as DJ Phantom opened up on the 1s and 2s.  Performances by  ISSA, HAVOKJONES, BLISS and MYKO kept... Read more
Warwick Rowers Release Nude Calendar for 2015
Ladies (and some gentlemen), we have a special treat for you! Warwick Rowers is spicing up 2015! The Warwick Rowers are releasing their sixth-edition nude calendar for 2015. The guys are stripping down to fight homophobia. The calendars will be sold in support of Sports Allies which is an organization to... Read more
Lil Mama Gets Sexy For Kontrol Magazine
Lil Mama has been working really hard and she isn’t showing any sign’s of stopping anytime soon. Recently Lil Mama shoot a Sexy yet glamorous new spread for our New Trends issue of Kontrol Magazine ( On stands now at B&N) In the new issue Lil Mama rocks a... Read more
K Michelle Gets Sexy For The New Issue Of Kontrol
Hey Kontrol Fans!! So you know were always pushing the envelope and giving you something special with every issue we put out. So today is no different!! We have put together a Special Edition Magazine Just for you featuring our girl K Michelle. K Michelle is making waves with... Read more
Her Time Is Now! Princess Monique Gives An Inside Scoop on Hollywood & Lifetime’s “Seasons Of Love!”
Hollywood, despite its California location, can be cold; freezing out the most talented individuals on the planet for the opportunity to make a quick buck. Thus, it is not for the weak minded or faint of heart. Those who want to be stars and masters of their craft learn... Read more
Kontrol Exclusive: New Artist Dino’s Transition from Street Music to Gospel
By Tiara Shae: Twitter- @TiaraShaeH | Instagram- @TiaraShae Interviewed By: Julian Lark, Kontrol Magazine Editor-in-Chief Dino is a Christian rapper now, but that wasn’t always the case. Coming from Youngstown, OH, known as one of the murder capitols, Dino started off as a street rapper. He was creating music... Read more
New Music & New Movies! Sharon Leal is Always On Top!
When it comes to talent everyone has it, but few actually capitalize on it. Those that are tend to have us star struck! They become demigods and princesses of the media, out shined only by their material wealth and our desire to actually be them. These “celebrities” as we... Read more
Third Time’s The Charm;  Terri J. Vaughn Welcomes Baby #3!
Terri J. Vaughn is better than ever, and this time around she is showing a little more skin—exclusively for Kontrol Magazine! With over twenty years in the entertainment industry, dozens of roles, and countless appearances this amazing actress seems to have a knack for being great at everything. Thus,... Read more
Rumor Mill! Columbus Short joins Reality TV!
These last two years have been nothing short of devastating for actor/dancer, Columbus Short. From a bar brawl, to charges of domestic violence from his wife;, swiftly followed by his termination from “Scandal;” he appeared to have hit rock bottom. Then again, rock bottom for a star as big... Read more
Kontrol Giveaway: Win A Copy of Danity Kane’s Farewell Album DK3
DK3 is the third and final studio album by  R&B/pop group Danity Kane. The Danity Kane album “DK3″ was released on October 27, 2014 via Mass Appeal Records. The highly anticipated project featured contributions from Jonathan Yip, the production team The Stereotypes (John Legend, Chris Brown, Trevor Jackson), Jeremy... Read more
5 Pieces that you Need in Your Winter Wardrobe
One of the things that I love about Fall and Winter is how seamless your wardrobe can cross over by adding more layers to adjust of the colder months of Winter.  There is really no need to change up your wardrobes color palette, just add more textures and layers... Read more
Look Out Ray J!? Teairra Mari & Morgan Hardman Dish on Ray J & Reunion Special Fights!
Reality television has never been a good look for actor/singer, Ray J; and from the looks of it things will not be getting any better. As we all now infamously know thanks to “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood,” Ray J was in a relationship with singer, Teairra Mari and... Read more
Card Declined! Young “Hit Maker,” Yung Berg allegedly attacks girlfriend, Masika Turner!
“Love & Hip-Hop Hollywood” has definitely delivered us some major drama on AND off, the screen. Thus, it is no surprise the reunion special is so rife with controversy. However, these latest allegations/shenanigans take the cake. Rapper/producer, Yung Berg has been accused of assaulting his girlfriend, Masika Turner! According... Read more
Pretty & Passionate! Edwina Findley Dishes on Life, Success, & “If Loving You Is Wrong!”
The streets of Hollywood are often paved with stars, but seldom does anyone mention that they are also mean! The glitz, the glamour, and the lights that come with the entertainment industry all too often mask the blood, sweat, and tears many actors painstakingly pay to make their dreams... Read more
Get To Know: Jasmine V
By: Sebastien “@TheGayBestie” Gaudin While most girls her age are still trying to figure it out Jasmine V has it very clear. Currently, still running high on her latest single, “Thats’s Me Right There” ft. Kendrick Lamar the songstress is taking no prisoners. Growing up singing at karaoke spots with... Read more
RUMOR MILL: Beyonce to Drop Another ‘Secret’ Album
Ooooooh good Beysus almighty! Say it IS so! Over the weekend an alleged Parkwood Entertainment memo began circulating around the Internet with a supposed release confirmation that includes a full track listing for 10 new songs, 11 videos and a 4-disc copy that will include the first portion of the... Read more
Trending? BrightOcular Beauty Do or Don’t
Reality-TV star and former member of the 90’s girl group Xscape has created quite a bit of buzz recently regarding her decision to permanently change her eye color from brown to ice-gray using an iris implant through the procedure known as BrightOcular. We recently broke the news of Tiny... Read more
Event Recap: Traci Steele launches her new LAVISH lipgloss!
Saturday, November 1st the pretty and talented Traci Steele hosted a brunch for the premiere of her LAVISH lipgloss, and the event was quite a success. Even though the temperatures radically dropped, many people attended the brunch that took place at the ALOFT Hotel in downtown Atlanta. The guests were... Read more
Kontrol Your Style – Get the Look for Less: Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow – Tom Ford Men’s  wear is one of my favorite trends this season.  Gwyneth Paltrow stepped out in an all-black menswear-inspired suit by Tom Ford at amfAR.  This simple and tailored, but still sexy look works for an easy-laid back and put together look for women.  It can be... Read more
Flex & Shanice Redefine Their Love With New Show On OWN
For the new issue of Kontrol Magazine the “New Trends,” issue we present to you celebrity couple Flex and Shanice Alexander. The first of our dual cover to be released. After three and half months of dating and now almost 15 years of marriage, love and friendship has gotten... Read more
Dancing with the Stars’ Sunless Tanning Collection by Norvell
Ladies if just like me your summer tan has vanished for a while now and you have tried a few options to not look like Snow White, I have some good news for you. Spray tans, tanning showers, UV, etc., I have tried all of them and whether it... Read more
Stop the Labeling: Tamera Mowry-Housely Never Wanted to Be Compared to Twin
As people we all have our fair share of insecurities and it seems as though the biggest one we all have in common is the insecurity that comes with being labeled. While we’re all born INDIVIDUALS, society sure has it’s own way of thrusting a label onto you –... Read more
Contest Time! Enter For A Chance to win Passes to see “Beyond The Lights” on November 12th!
Gina Prince-Bythewood, the director of “Love & Basketball” is back and with a guaranteed hit movie for audiences everywhere. Relativity Media has teamed up with Kontrol Magazine to allow two lucky people the chance of a lifetime–two tickets to November 12th’s advanced screening of “Beyond The Lights” at Regal... Read more
Chris Brown & Rihanna Reunite In Atlanta!
By: Sebastien “@TheGayBestie” Gaudin Ironically this past weekend everyone and their mama was in Atlanta getting their life! Amongst the number of celebs were  the former famed couple Chris Brown and Rihanna. She was in town launching her new fragrance #RougeMan at Macy’s in Lenox Mall and he was... Read more
“The Kidz” Will Stay! Shonda Rhimes SHUTS DOWN Twitter when Fan insults “Gay Scenes” on her shows!
Art reflects real life, especially when it comes to drama. The shows you see on television are the artistic expression of writers determined to bring a new twist on this thing called life. Few writers accomplish this so eloquently and successfully. Indeed her three hit shows; “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,”... Read more
Players For #PINKtober
It’s always refreshing to see individuals that people look up to and admire support causes that are near and dear to our hearts! Especially with this month being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s cool to see everyone come together and share experiences. In the spirit of #PINKtober, we’ve seen... Read more
Join The Single Wives Club
When one hears of the new term ‘Single Wife’, it sounds like an oxymoron, but in actuality it may apply to millions of women in the dating world.  After ending an engagement, Educator Koereyelle DuBose coined the term ‘Single Wife’ and created The Single Wives Club out of personal... Read more
New Cast Member For Love & Hip Hop NY
Love & Hip Hop NY has a new cast member coming to the spotlight. This weekend the sweetheart of LHHNYC, Yandy Smith hit the streets, and attended Circle Of Sisters Expo. During an appearance amidst the hustle and bustle of  patrons visiting vendor booths and sampling treats, Yandy revealed... Read more
Too Short  Explains His Attempt To Take A Loaded Gun On A Plane
Rapper Too Short , born Todd Anthony Shaw, has been cited on a misdemeanor possession of a loaded handgun in a public place after a gun was found in his luggage. Too Short was preparing to travel from a Southern California airport when a Transportation Security Administration employee noticed the firearm as... Read more
It’s Getting Messy: Wiz Khalifa Says He Wasn’t Cheating in Their Marriage Because He Had Already Moved Out and Moved On From Amber Rose
After Amber Rose put Wiz Khalifa on blast for cheating, Wiz is speaking out in his defense. He says that he wasn’t cheating on Amber because at the time she accused him he had already moved out and was done with their relationship. Sources connected with Wiz  khalifa told TMZ... Read more
Calling All Artists…Kontrol Presents Fashion Jams: The Glamorous Life
Kontrol proudly presents  “Fashion Jams: The Glamorous Life” Kontrol is bringing together fashion and music, highlighting the best acts and designers that Atlanta has seen. 10 unique designers + 10 live performers will grace the stage for a glamorous evening that you soon won’t forget with original designs and... Read more
Fergie Readies New Single ‘L.A. Love (La La)’ [Photo]
Fergie’s solo return is upon us! This makes me so happy, I love Fergie The singer released the artwork for her new single “L.A. Love (La La)” which is due out next week on September 29th. As you can see, the visual consists of two hands throwing up the... Read more
Drama: Soulja Boy Tries to Come for K. Michelle’s ‘Hot Pocket’ on Twitter, K. Michelle Puts Soulja Boy On Blast [Photos + Video]
It looks as though Soulja Boy needed to make sure he got people really talking about him again since he’s now on  Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood, because for whatever reason he chose last night to blast K. Michelle on Twitter. Technically, it all started when K. Michelle appeared... Read more
You’ll NEVER Be A Royal, but with L.K. Bennett you can definitely dress like one!
Phipps Plaza is that amazing jewel of a mall located right in one of the busiest hubs in northern Atlanta. This shopping center is known for its glitz, glamour, and high fashion. Chalked full of luxury retailers, Phipps is the most fashionable spot in the city. Still, of all... Read more
NickI Minaj Visits August Alsina In The Hospital
Is there more going on with August Alsina than we know? It’s been over a week since the 22-year-old singer collapsed and fell off stage during a concert, and he is still in the hospital. Although there hasn’t been many updates since he woke up from a 3-day coma... Read more
Tyler Perry Expecting His First Child This Year [Confirmed]
Tyler Perry has accomplished many things, and he will be crossing one more life goal off of his list. Fatherhood! Are we surprised? To say yes would be an understatement… According to Bossip, the media mogul was celebrating his 45th birthday with friends over the weekend when he revealed... Read more
Kathy Griffin to Replace Joan Rivers on ‘Fashion Police’?
With Fashion Police confirmed for return in January 2015, it’s being rumored that comedienne Kathy Griffin is set to take Joan Rivers’ seat at the helm of the show. via Mail Online: Joan Rivers is a tough act to follow, but E! Network has decided its hit show Fashion... Read more
The Complex Disney Easter Eggs You Missed In ‘Frozen’
If you have children — or if you’re just a fan of whimsical fun like me and most of the people i know — you’ve probably seen “Frozen” more times than you care to count. But you were so busy learning and singing “Let It Go,” you most likely... Read more
Celebrity Hackers Have Male Stars Panicking … We Don’t Want Our Junk Leaking Next!
Will the next celebrity hacking victim be your favorite actor? Celebrities all in the news this week and the male celebs are running scared. It looks like all the male Hollywood celebs are going to great lengths to keep their junk private. TMZ spoke with multiple male celebrity’s — mostly... Read more
Tammy Rivera explains why Joseline Hernandez attacked her
By now we have all watched the crazy reunion of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. And i’m sure no one expected Joseline Hernandez to attack her fellow  co-star Tammy Rivera at the recent reunion taping, least of all Rivera herself. But now that she’s weeks removed from the heated... Read more
WENDY WILLIAMS IS THE QUEEN OF TALK, WHILE QUEEN LATIFAH IS DEΑD LAST
The queen of celebrity gossip is now the queen of daytime talk, according to recently released ratings. Wendy Williams is #1 in daytime talk, according to Shadow and Act. Williams took the top spot for women between 25-54, and even surpassed “Ellen,” “Live with Kelly & Michael” and “Dr.... Read more
QUEENS OF COMEDY ADELE GIVENS AND LAURA HAYES HAVE A BONE TO PICK WITH SHERYL UNDERWOOD
Sheryl Underwood shocked viewers of “The Talk” last week when she shared a secret. She Underwoodtold her co-hosts that the reason she wasn’t involved in the Queens of Comedy was because of a conversation she overheard where the other comedy queens–sans Mo’Nique–had fun at Underwood’s expense. Both Adele Givens... Read more
The Lark Report: Sweater Weather Starts Here
Autumn is finally starting to creep up on us. For a while there i was wondering if it was ever gonna come or if summer was here to stay. The cooler nights and crisp air can only mean one thing…its sweater time. This fall, designers made it a point... Read more
Breakout Star Africa Miranda Is On The Move
Earlier this week we got the chance to catch up with one of Bravo’s newest Reality TV stars, Africa Miranda. Originally born in Boston, hailing form Montgomery Alabama, the newly sweet Georgia Peach is quickly becoming a household name. Many may be familiar with the naturalist and her luxurious... Read more
#NYFW: MESKITA Spring/Summer 2015
The Meskita collection set the tone for me as i entered New York Fashion Week. Mt first show of the week and it seems i struck gold. MESKITA crafted a collection full of gold, gold, and more gold with peeks of blush pink and mint green. I loved various... Read more
Barbie Invades Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2015
It looks like Barbie is getting her Fashion shine on this week in NYC!! Barbie & CFDA have joined forces to bring us a chic and stylish lounge for a lil relaxation during all the shows this week. Guest got a chance to sip on complentry drinks, use the... Read more
Lie SangBong Brightens Up Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2015
The LIE SANGBONG Spring/Summer 2015 collection, entitled “Dream Road,” evokes optimism and celebrates life. “It is from hardship that we derive strength and hope,” says designer Lie Sang Bong, who was stirred by a maritime disaster in his native South Korea this past April. “With this collection, I want... Read more
Celebrity Hair Stylist Rikya Taylor Dishes on Her A-List Clients and Hair Tips!
Rikya Taylor is one of the most sought after celebrity hair stylists out there. She’s known for making our favorite singers, actresses, and reality TV darlings look amazing. And she provides her top-notch natural hair care and extension services to her clients at her exclusive salon in the Atlanta... Read more
Beyoncé Chops Her Hair into a Chin-Length Bob
King Bey has brought the bob back! Over the weekend at Budweiser’s Made in America festival in Los Angeles, the star was spotted with a shorter, chin-skimming cut, which also appears to have an updated caramel tint. Beyonce has been pretty experimental in the hair department this year—she last went for a... Read more
Keke Palmer Rocks A short New Sexy Hair Style
This morning former kontrol cover girl Keke Palmer posted on instagram two hot and sexy new photos of her with short hair.  It seems that Keke is really coming into her own with her new talk show. more mature roles and this pixie cut is everything. Keke Palmer has... Read more
Meet the Ladies Who Brunch: Bianca Rush and Dayybella
By Tiara Shae: Twitter- @TiaraShaeH | Instagram- @TiaraShae Interviewed By Julian Lark, Kontrol Magazine Editor-in-Chief Bianca and Dayybella are the founders of the quickly successful networking event, Ladies Who Brunch. The Atlanta entrepreneurs established the event to help already established entrepreneurs and aspiring business women come together and take... Read more
Exclusive : Laura Govan… Moving On and Moving Up
What do you call it when someone realizes the detriment and negativity that a certain place, person or situation brings to your life and moves on from it? Would you call it selling out, giving up or missing out? Well the word that I am thinking of is maturity... Read more
Kim Kardashian And Other Stars Step Out In Style For The GQ Awards in London
Fashion Power Couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are always stepping out in style and were among just a few stars who attended the GQ Awards in London this evening.  Kim wore a custom made sheer frock while her husband wore a smartly tailored tuxedo suit.   Kim surely knows how to make... Read more
Cee Lo Green’s Reality Show CANCELLED After “Rape” Tweets Spark Outrage
Cee Lo Green’s controversial views on rape (via Twitter) led to the cancellation of his reality show earlier today!  Get the deets inside… Read more
Celebrity Blogger Talking with Tami Revels For The Love Of Summer
Celebrity Blogger Talking with Tami recently did a cover shoot for digital cover “For The Love Of Summer” with Kontrol’s publisher Julian Lark’s cosmetic line Revel By Julian Lark. For the shoot Tami rocked her signature retro bathing suites and 3 fabulous shades of Revel. Why Tami for the cover?... Read more
Sneak Peek: Tv One’s ‘Hollywood Divas’
By now everyone knows that were good friends with Lisa Wu from Bravo’s Atlanta Housewives and yesterday we got to chat it up about her new show ” HOLLYWOOD DIVAS”.  The show is set to air  October 4th on TV One. The show will shadow a few of our favorite... Read more
Mag Swag: Jennifer Lopez Covers ELLE UK [Photos]
Jennifer Lopez serves pure glamour in the latest issue of ELLE UK. Not only does she grace the cover, but the interior photos are equally as stunning but are we surprised? Jennifer always stuns! In the mag she reflects on love and her past relationships. Despite her many public... Read more
OMG Girlz Reveal A Sexy New Look And A New Name
The OMG Girlz are ready to drop the kiddie image and is now ready for a new, sexier look and sound. The group has dropped “Girlz” from their stage name and are now just OMG. The look is very mature and sexy…But is it to mature? As they transform... Read more
Demetria McKinney Goes Glam For Kontrol Magazine
The lights of Tinsel Town have a luring sparkle and ethereal glow all their own. For more than a century now they have lit the now “name paved” streets where media gods and goddesses all stroll towards their own glory. However, sometimes these lights shine on people granting them... Read more
Cynthia Bailey Is A Super Model In Kontrol
We recently previewed the Fabulous At Every Age Cover with our lovely friend and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey. So today as we prepare for the Issue release party tomorrow night at Bar one we wanted to share with you a few of the lovely images taken... Read more
Drama: Leaked Footage from New Danity Kane Reality Show Surfaces; Dawn Defends Herself [Video]
Danity Kane may be no more, but Danity Kane’s drama keeps on thriving! Of course we all have heard the rumors of a  Danity Kane reality show possibly being in the works, and now we have concrete evidence that the ladies were actually filming. Late last night, some footage from the unaired... Read more
VH1 REVEALS Full Cast And Premiere Date For “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” STARRING Ray J, Omarion, Soulja Boy & More
The full cast and premiere date for “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” has been released by VH1.  Find out who’ll be playing out their dramas for the camera inside…..   Read more
EVENING BUZZ: Beyonce Serenades Jay Z
http://youtu.be/bB-GuDzQvzY When Beyonce isn’t squashing those divorce rumors on her IG, she’s making videos to crush them even more. Queen Bey released a trailer for her “On The Run” Tour with Jay Z that will air as an HBO Special on September 20. The sultry clip features Beyonce covering Cher’s “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” as... Read more
Kontrol Magazine Presents The Fabulous At Every Age Issue Release Party
We recently released our cover art for the The Fabulous At Every Age Issue and the response has been…in one word FABULOUS. This issue is packed with fashion beauty and a whole lot of celebrity one on ones.  Were super excited about this issue and have deiced to keep sharing... Read more
Experience the Difference with Intriguing Hair
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Nikia Bishop, the owner and managing director of Intriguing Hair. The businesswoman really impressed me with her dedication to her industry, the amount of research she conducted and the knowledge she possessed on hair. Based in Massachusetts, the owner works with... Read more
Tia Mowry Hardrict blasts cyber bullies for criticizing her son’s hair
Tia Mowry Hardrict puts her son’s cyber bullies on blast Tia Mowry Hardrict is playin g no games and has responded to cyber bullies who talked about her son’s hair online. Recently, “The Real” talk show host shared the above image of her and her 3-year-old son Cree, via Instagram. In... Read more
Draya Michele fires shots at Orlando Scandrick on Instagram?
Draya Michele sends subliminal message to Orlando Scandrick This seams to be the  year of the  breakup. On Friday, Aug. 8, reports surfaced that “Basketball Wives LA” couple Draya Michele and Orlando Scandrick had parted ways after barely surviving the latest season of their hit reality show. Even though there are no official... Read more
Demetria McKinney Covers The Fabulous At Every Age Issue
Today we bring you the 2nd cover for our Fabulous At Every Age Issue out later this month. . We would like to reintroduce to the lovely and talented Demetria McKinney… She stole your heart as Janine Payne in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and this month she will... Read more
Keeping It Real with Cocoa Brown
From her tell-it-like-it-is personality to the nurturing love that she displays with her son, Cocoa Brown is just like the girl next door. Growing up in Newport News, Virginia, Ms. Brown was granted the gift of gab by chance. She states that her passion for comedy sort of fell... Read more
Cynthia Bailey Covers The Fabulous At Every Age Issue
We’re super excited to introduce to you our Fabulous At Every Age Issue out later this month. To kick things off here is a look at the first of two covers. We would like to reintroduce to you Cynthia Bailey… Mom, Model and  Mogul. Cynthia Bailey is everything that Kontrol... Read more
Online Boutique Spotlight: Introducing Luxe Apparel
Luxe Apparel is a diverse and daring brand based in Atlanta, Georgia. The boutique is a world of bold, unique, and fashion-forward pieces that represent confidence in every aspect.describes their style blend as the SCT Movement—SASSY, CLASSY with a hint of TRASHY! This is the perfect online site for fashion divas that like to look sexy... Read more
Kontrol Giveaway: Win A Pair Of Flips Audio Headphones!
If your a music lover like us then you will love these amazing Flip Audio headphones! Flip Headphones are runway ready and every fashionista’s Music dream. Headphone & Speakers in one, Neodymium speakers with amplified Sound, Custom vented ear cups & memory foam touch points,  Rechargeable Li-Polymer battery Folding design & protective... Read more
Queen Bey Drops Flawless Remix with Nicki Minaj
by Samantha Denäe Well now we know why Nicki waited to drop her latest single, “Anaconda”. She and Queen Bey have teamed up for the “Flawless” Remix and let me say it’s a straight BANGER!! Not only does Nicki kill her verse, as we all expected, but Queen Bey... Read more
Kontrol Giveaway:  “Go INTO THE STORM” Prize Pack Sweepstakes
From New Line Cinema, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, comes the tornado disaster film “Into the Storm.” Steven Quale (“Final Destination 5”) directs the film, which is produced by Todd Garner (“Zookeeper,” “Knight and Day”).  In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged... Read more
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are expecting their 2nd bundle of JOY!
Alicia Keys entered our hearts, ears, minds, and souls with her debut album Songs in A Minor. After this CD was deemed a complete success, Alicia allowed us to walk through the pages of her secret diary with her next smash album, The Diary of Alicia Keys. By her... Read more
Banish irons, steam machines and spray clothing wrinkles away in seconds
If your anything like me you hate to iron clothes especially when your on vacation.  The next time you have to travel for vacation or work, forget about putting that hotel raggedy iron to work. Now, you can simply spray your clothes with Downy Wrinkle Releaser Plus, tug out... Read more
New Janet Jackson Album in the Works!
Written By Tiara Shae: Twitter- @TiaraShaeH | Instagram-@TiaraShae Word in the internet streets is that Janet Jackson is working on a new album! Vocal producer and sound engineer Ian Cross confirmed to Barefoot Mag that he and his good pal, Janet Jackson, have been putting in work for her... Read more
ALEXANDER WANG FALL/WINTER 2014 RTW CAMPAIGN!
It looks like H&M’s next guest designer, Alexander Wang played the bad girl card for his new RTW campaign again! If like me Alexander Wang is one of your fave designers, you probably loooove his F/W 2014 collection! But what about the related campaign that just came up? s/s2014... Read more
#Kontrolyournetwork! Ladies who Brunch Atlanta: A Recap of the Royal Tea Affair
Dayira “DayyBella” Jones of Bella Bar Tees and Bianca Rush of Sassy Mitchell Hair hosted their annual Ladies Who Brunch Atlanta: A Royal Tea Affair at the Georgian Ballroom located at the beautiful Biltmore hotel in downtown Atlanta. These two young CEOs created a platform for young female business... Read more
Now Playing: “Shoutout 2 My Ex” by Kissie Lee
By: Sebastien “@TheGayBestie” Gaudin   If you’re looking for that heart-wrenching ballad look elsewhere cause Kissie Lee is serving up a celebration for this particular break up. Many times we hear those break up anthems that speak of despair and heartbreak, but Kissie Lee is saying it all on... Read more
Hate It or Love It? Ashanti Rocks Box Braids [Photos]
A fresh-faced Ashanti took to Instagram to show off her new box braids. She uploaded a few snaps, along with the caption:  “Fresh face & braids #nextchapter #newbeginnings #grateful #braveheart” Box Braids seem to be all the rage right now and many celebrities are rocking them this summer.  Recently King... Read more
The Trailer for “Brotherly Love” featuring Keke Palmer and Quincy Brown is Here!
Queen Latifah’s latest movie in her Flavor Unit media company, “Brotherly Love” has finally gotten the green light and is set to hit theaters next month. The trailer has also been made public and it is full of an all-star cast including some of today’s hottest in young black... Read more
#KontrolReads Jane of All Trades by Mariposa Urbana
To all of her friends Kat is no different than any other woman. She’s a hardworking business woman always on the grind and occasionally she manages to squeeze in a relationship. But there is also a different and much darker side to the seemingly innocent Kat. She has a... Read more
Empire- “Unto The Breach”
Empire  begins with a huge revelation as Cookie and Porsha interrupt Lucious and Anika’s meeting with their wedding planner to inform him of his fiancee’s treachery. Apparently, Porsha spied on Anika instead of Cookie as the former hoped. Immediately the women begin throwing her clothes out of the house.... Read more
Be in “The Know!” Huge Stars are Soon To Appear on Empire!
We are down to two episodes before Empire’s epic first season finale! The drama and tension has skyrocketed weekly as The Lyons make their mark on the music industry, and each other, in the pursuit of power, love, and legacy! Well just when you thought you were going to see... Read more
Empire Star, Trai Byers, Dishes on Andre Lyon’s Mental Illness & Relationship with Jennifer Hudson!
Trai Byers is an amazing actor! His portrayal of Empire’s Andre Lyon, Cookie and Lucious’ oldest son has been nothing short of magnificent. As you are aware now, especially after last night’s episode, Unto The Breach, Andre Lyon suffers from mental illness, bipolar disorder to be exact. We have watched over... Read more
Wale Reveals “The Album About Nothing” Cover Art And Track-list!
With his single “The Body” still lingering in the bedrooms, the new single “The Matrimony” fresh on our plates, and the mixtape “Festivus” as appetizer that only made us hungrier, Wale hits us with a track-list and cover art for his upcoming album…that’s apparently about nothing. Wale revealed the... Read more
Peyton Manning Reportedly Takes Pay Cut To Stay With Broncos
Future Hall Of Fame quarterback and professional Papa John’s dealer Peyton Manning has reportedly taken a pay cut to stay with the Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning is one of the top 5 quarterbacks in the NFL, but his paycheck from here on out will allegedly be a little short these... Read more
First Week Sales For Big Sean
It’s a big week for Big Sean. Last week, he dropped his third album “Dark Sky Paradise”. The week is complete and we have the numbers for the G.O.O.D Music artist. Big Sean snatches the #1 album spot from Drake and Kid Rock. Big Sean pushed 173,000 units to give... Read more
Willow Smith For CR Fashion Book Issue 6
Willow Smith looked AMAZING in her fashion spread for the CR Fashion Book Issue 6!!  Willow Smith is branching out and growing up to become a very wonderful young lady! Not only is she an extremely talented singer, actress, and dancer she is also very secure and in tune... Read more