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Lacing Up with Shontelle


Singer/songwriter Shontelle is branching out! The talented songstress is showcasing her design skills with her new CAT x SHONTELLE footwear collection, which debuted during New York Fashion Week. Joonbug had the opportunity to chat with the gal of many trades about the inspiration behind the collection, her plans for the future, and more.

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Fun Things Happening in NYC Right Now

With so many options out there it can be hard to pick just one thing to do in NYC. Luckily for you, we've narrowed it down to some awesome upcoming events and specials that you should not miss!

Gotham Burlesque is at it again...this time with special guest star Dirty Martini. September 1st at 10pm brings you the spiciest Labor Day Weekend around with New York's sexiest show. Headliner Angie Pontani is sure to bring the house down with her sultry moves, along with fellow dancers Peekaboo Point, Bettina May, Nasty Canasta, Medianoche, Pinkie Special, and Albert Cadabra. The show will be hosted by *Bob*, with special appearance by Dangrrr Doll. Head to The Triad for a night to remember. Ticket prices range from $35-$45 and can be purchased here.

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Think Pink Winner Michael Enjoys Taste Of Celebrity Life

Whether it was talking about “tatas” with Shontelle or baseball with Asher Roth, Think Pink Rocks Oct. 9 was a night that Michael Swirsky, 11, will never forget.

Swirsky, who wrote a touching email to win the Think Pink ticket giveaway, was kind enough to bring his sister Jen, who spent the night trying to get the little man to open up.

Shontelle took care of that!

After asking what made the concert in support of breast cancer awareness so special, the R&B star responded in kind, saying that as a woman with “tatas” aka breasts of her own, it was extra vital to support her gender and the cause.

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Law School Can Wait

The judicial system definitely lost out when Shontelle decided to ditch law school for a shot at R&B stardom. That decision seemed to work out just fine as her first album Shontelligence reached the coveted top Billboard 200.

With her sophomore album No Gravity released last week, Shontelle took a few minutes off touring to speak with Mike Rothman about her huge hit “Impossible”, her future goal to someday work with Alicia Keys, comparisons to Rhianna and believe it or not, the hard-rock band System of a Down made its way into the conversation.

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50 Cent Set To Perform October 9 In Boca

In a phone conversation earlier this morning, SRC Records/Universal CEO Steve Rifkind told Mike Rothman that in addition to Pitbull and Shontelle, that 50 Cent, Nelly and Flo Rida would also be at the third edition of the Think Pink Rocks concert set for 7 p.m. Oct. 9.

Rifkind added that 50 Cent looked in good health and had added back some of the weight he lost earlier this year for a movie role ironically enough about having cancer. More information to come.

For ticket information go to Think Pink Rocks.

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Boca's Think Pink Adds Pitbull To Lineup

The lineup continues to grow and will feature only the best in the music industry at the Think Pink Rocks concert in Boca Raton on 7 p.m. Oct. 9th.

The third installment of the charity event is set to feature recording artists from SRC Records/Universal, including Akon, Asher Roth, Melanie Fiona, Ray J, and Shontelle, along with special guest Pitbull.

Think Pink Rocks is a South Florida organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer awareness.

The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton will be the site for the munificent event and will benefit Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, the Boca Raton Community Hospital Women’s Center for Breast Care, and other charities.

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Creating A New Hollywood: Part I and II

Can posh South Beach handle hip-hop and R&B infusions from SRC Records and its kingpin, legendary CEO Steve Rifkind? The former Loud Records mogul thinks Miami is ripe for his imposing lineup of diversified artists and could be the next epicenter of the music world.

Rifkind, the man responsible for breaking in the Wu-Tang Clan, Big Pun and Mobb Deep, continues to impose his will on the industry with current megastars like the ubiquitous Akon and suburbanite rapper Asher Roth.