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Born in Côte d’Ivoire, raised in Mali, now based in Paris, and still only 29, Fatoumata has had a life covering a whole gamut of contemporary African experience: fighting parental opposition to her artistic ambitions and the cultural prejudice faced by women throughout Africa, winning success as an actress in film and theatre, before finding her feet in the medium she was always destined to make her own: music.

Canadian quartet Tokyo Police Club have announced an ambitious and riotous project, recording 10 cover songs from the years 2001-2010 over the course of 10 days. The project will begin at 12pm PST on Tuesday, August 23 at the Red Bull Studio Los Angeles when the band enters the studio to rehearse and record a cover song over the next 10 hours, to be premiered the following morning at, 10am PST by one of seven exclusive media partners starting Wednesday, August 24. The final song will be premiered on Saturday, September 3.

CARRERA, one of the most recognized sunglass and sport eyewear brands in the world from Safilo Group, announces the inclusion of its “Champion” sunglass model in the latest Nicole Scherzinger music video “Wet”, off the singer’s debut album Killer Love, currently available in the UK and France, and to be released in Germany and Australia in September and the United States in November.

‘Vomit’ is the first taste of Girls forthcoming album ‘Father, Son, Holy Ghost’ which will be released in the UK on 12th September 2011 on Fantasytrashcan / Turnstile.

“Virus” is an original song and new feature of the Biophilia App that explores the relationship between biological virus as part musical instrument, part sonic artwork, and part scientifically informed educational animation.

Earlier this year, New York’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released “Belong”, their gorgeously yearning, sophomore album, winning plaudits on both sides of the pond (Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and Spin in the US, Mojo, Drowned in Sound and Loud and Quiet, among others, in the UK), even appearing on David Letterman to perform first single, “Heart In Your Heartbreak.”

Beyonce always looks amazing, but on the cover and spread of September’s Harper Bazaar UK ‘Strictly Sex’ issue, she kills it. Photographer Alexi Lubomirski captures Beyonce’s beauty and strength in an incredible and sexy way.

Angelina Jolie takes a trip around Cambodia for the latest images for Louis Vuitton, shot by Annie Leibovitz in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province.

Welding guitars, synths, bass and drums with Air Castles’ brainchild Max Mansson’s unforgettable vocals, the song is equally impressive as it is catchy.

It is all about 1940’s glamor in this fashion editorial for the September issue of Vogue Australia. Barbara Palvin is photographed by Eric Guillemain.

American Apparel, the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, is announcing a multi-year partnership with eBay to create the first full online lifestyle shop on the popular auction site.

I was lucky enough to see Amy Winehouse perform twice in my life, in 2007 and 2008, both at Glastonbury Festival. I suppose it could be said that these shows were when she was at the height of success and fame.

The news are true, and confirmed. Singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London today morning. The singer had struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for several years.