Music

R&B Diva Monifah Talks Gay Marriage, Plastic Surgery and New Music

R&B Diva Monifah Talks Gay Marriage, Plastic Surgery and New Music

Singer and star of hit reality TV series R&B Divas Atlanta sits down with TheBobbyPen.com after performing new tracks at Baltimore’s African American Festival 2014. FOH, Prince and liposuction are part of the conversation– tune in! Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy […]

The First Hip-Hop Billionaire | Apple Acquires Beats by Dre for $3.2 Billion

The First Hip-Hop Billionaire | Apple Acquires Beats by Dre for $3.2 Billion

          Dr. Dre is (or will soon be) Hip-Hop’s first billionaire! Here, watch him tell you himself: Beats Electronics, co-created by Interscope chief Jimmy Lovine and heralded Hip-Hop producer Andre Young (better known as Dr. Dre,) has been acquired by Apple. The Washington Post suggests, the deal comes just in time […]

Kelly Price’s Pre-Mother’s Day Concert & After Party

Kelly Price’s Pre-Mother’s Day Concert & After Party

This Saturday, May 10th Kelly Price will tear up the stage at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill for a pre-mother’s day concert & after party from 8pm to 2am. She’ll share the stage with Secret Society, DJ Money, DJ Biggs and DJ Life, and the show will be hosted by comedian Antoine Blackman. For tickets […]

Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monae, Talib Kweli to Headline 2014 Summer Spirit Festival DC

Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monae, Talib Kweli to Headline 2014 Summer Spirit Festival DC

Attention Music Lovers! The 2014 Summer Spirit Festival, on Saturday August 2nd, has announced the official line up! The diverse mix of Neo-Soul, Soul, Hip-Hop and Go-Go acts include Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monáe, Raheem DeVaughn, Talib Kweli, Junkyard Band, Backyard Band, RDGLDGRN, and music by the Party Kingpin DJ Quicksilva. And if that isn’t enough […]

Fashion

Sneak Peek | Shaq Attaq Ghost of Christmas Present

Sneak Peek | Shaq Attaq Ghost of Christmas Present

Get pumped up! Reebok riled sneaker heads with the holiday themed rerelease of the 1992 Shaq Attaq. At midnight this morning retailers like DTLR presented the green suede upper and patent leather ornate, white trim and red tip laced sneaker. Complete with retro pump technology, the Ghost of Christmas Present marks Shaq’s return to Reebok, […]

By December 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
H&M Spring 2014 Men’s and Women’s Lookbook [VIDEO]

H&M Spring 2014 Men’s and Women’s Lookbook [VIDEO]

Fringe, lace, bling and animal print all spell flair in H&M‘s 2014 Women’s Spring collection. Warm neutrals juxtaposed bold colorful patterns brighten the Men’s collection pallet. The retailer composed this video lookbook to seduce fashionistas far and wide for the March 6, 2014 collection arrival. H&M 2014 Women’s Spring Collection Lookbook H&M 2014 Men’s Spring […]

By December 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Dior Homme Spring 2014 Preview Lookbook

Dior Homme Spring 2014 Preview Lookbook

Out with the blah solids and add some color to your lives, fellas! The Spring 2014 Dior Homme collection is adding a splash of fun to male fashion to the tune of Jackson Pollock’s abstract expressionist movement. Look forward to black and white suits, sweaters and dress shirts splashed with vibrant primary colors at select […]

By November 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Just Don’t: Kanye West Takes Sneaker Collection from Nike to Adidas

Just Don’t: Kanye West Takes Sneaker Collection from Nike to Adidas

Yeezus inks new shoe deal with Adidas, but are they biting Nike’s bullet? During Kanye West’s current Yeezus Tour, the outspoken rapper revealed to crowds around the country that he and Nike hadn’t been seeing eye-to-eye.

By November 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Events

Get On Up to The Social Group’s Social Fridays at Bar 7

Get On Up to The Social Group’s Social Fridays at Bar 7

Friday. The day of the week everyone lives for. Your grind takes a backseat to all the parties you plan to hit in a two-day span. Unless your grind includes being social, like the good fellas of The Social Group. Every Friday at Bar 7, one of DC’s best kept secrets, The Social Hour offers […]

One Year of Premium Entertainment | DC’s No. 1 Party LOOK Saturday’s is Relaunching

One Year of Premium Entertainment | DC’s No. 1 Party LOOK Saturday’s is Relaunching

AMG Entertainment Group, The Social Group and EGO Entertainment invited me and the city’s top bloggers to party with them this Saturday at the always poppin’ LOOK Restaurant & Lounge. Last June they lit a fire in the city that’s still blazing, bringing to the area the dopest Saturday night party around. DJ’s Brenden Hill, […]

Power Publicity Launch Brunch [PHOTOS]

Power Publicity Launch Brunch [PHOTOS]

Last Saturday, this was my breakfast. A light and fluffy, yet savory and delectable BLT omelet stuffed with crunchy bacon, spinach, provolone cheese and lightly buttered to perfection. Flashing back to the tasty goodness paired with seasoned potatoes, I almost forgot the point of this post. Power Publicity, is responsible for linking me to this […]

Chase Enjoys the UniverSoul Circus! | DMV Tickets on Sale Now!

Chase Enjoys the UniverSoul Circus! | DMV Tickets on Sale Now!

As promised, the UniverSoul Circus provided me passes to opening night, but an after-hours work commitment got in the way. (Yes, I started a new job!) Since I couldn’t make it, I decided to share the wealth and passed the free entry tickets and free popcorn vouchers on to my big cousin and her son, […]

Entertainment

Event Preview | James Brown : The Man, The Music & The Message

Event Preview | James Brown : The Man, The Music & The Message

You are invited to an inspiring and entertaining documentary about the remarkable life of “The Godfather of Soul,” set to screen at The Lincoln Theatre on July 18th.   Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content, and re-publish it in unmodified form for […]

Kindred the Family Soul LIVE in DC [GIVEAWAY]

Kindred the Family Soul LIVE in DC [GIVEAWAY]

Enjoy great soul music and support breast cancer awareness at the 12th annual All White + Pink Threadz Affair starring Kindred the Family Soul. Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content, and re-publish it in unmodified form for non-commercial purposes, provided […]

Chase Enjoys the UniverSoul Circus! | DMV Tickets on Sale Now!

Chase Enjoys the UniverSoul Circus! | DMV Tickets on Sale Now!

As promised, the UniverSoul Circus provided me passes to opening night, but an after-hours work commitment got in the way. (Yes, I started a new job!) Since I couldn’t make it, I decided to share the wealth and passed the free entry tickets and free popcorn vouchers on to my big cousin and her son, […]

20 Years Under the Big Top | UniverSoul Circus DMV This May

20 Years Under the Big Top | UniverSoul Circus DMV This May

TheBobbyPen.com has been invited as a social media influencer to May 29th’s DMV opening night of the UniverSoul Circus. The #bestcircusever will go down at Capital Plaza Mall located 6200 Annapolis Rd. Landover Hills, MD 20784, and will feature a live broadcast from WKYS 93.9′s EZ Street. Invited guest ringmasters include the DMV’s own Eddie […]

Beauty

DC Fittest City in the Nation? Thanks in part to Nike Training Club Georgetown I’m Sure

DC Fittest City in the Nation? Thanks in part to Nike Training Club Georgetown I’m Sure

During my journey as a blogger, I’ve heard the name Deanna Jefferson more than a few times, so I decided to investigate. In promotion of my Passion Pamper Party, I developed a women’s empowerment social media campaign and included the fitness queen. She was so gracious and showed love by following my Instagram account back! […]

Mother’s Day Manis On Demand by Uber

Mother’s Day Manis On Demand by Uber

Nail the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Surprise your mother  (and work out a last minute solution to your procrastination) with an #UberMani this Mother’s Day. With nothing more than a tap of the finger, send a professional manicurist to your mother via the Uber app on iPhone and Android. Between the hours of 10am and […]

Business Spotlight | Sassy Nail Salon & Spa

Business Spotlight | Sassy Nail Salon & Spa

SASSY NAIL SPA & LOUNGE Is a full-service nail salon and spa specializing in a wide-array of services and events, like pole dance classes, and private pamper parties. From chrome minx finish manicures, to their signature sip and serve spa pedicures, to massages, facials and makeup artistry, Sassy is a one-stop shop to primp and […]

By February 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Winter Dryness Solution : Emergency Protective Style [VIDEO]

Winter Dryness Solution : Emergency Protective Style [VIDEO]

When you wake up with stretched natural hair (that’s all over your head!) you may be at a loss for ideas, as well as words. You can’t believe that you– yes, you!– can wake up like this. You’re strapped for time and you’re now forced to make the decision to apply more heat to your […]

By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Community

Raheem DeVaughn Launches Community Organization Love Life Foundation [VIDEO]

Raheem DeVaughn Launches Community Organization Love Life Foundation [VIDEO]

The independent, three-time Grammy Award nominated singer Raheem DeVaughn is gearing up to take his socially conscious lyrics to the pavement with the soft launch of his latest philanthropic effort, Love Life Foundation. DeVaughn’s passion for equality and empowerment can be heard on every track he’s ever lended his pen and voice to, but after […]

The Importance of Celebrating OUR History | DC Emancipation Day Celebration 2014 [PHOTOS]

The Importance of Celebrating OUR History | DC Emancipation Day Celebration 2014 [PHOTOS]

Last Wednesday DC Councilmember-at-large Vincent Orange, with the aid of BET Networks’ Centric and local media, hosted the 2014 DC Emancipation Day Celebration at Freedom Plaza. The day, which is celebrated April 16th, acknowledges the abolition of slavery in DC. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act to free […]

Passionate Woman Debunks the War Against Blacks in the US

Passionate Woman Debunks the War Against Blacks in the US

“If you cannot write well, you cannot think well. If you cannot think well someone else will think for you.” WOO! Powerful words from a impassioned woman. I’m not sure what started this conversation, but this is how my friends and I talk. Sadly, not enough young African Americans have shared similar experiences and don’t […]

Beyonce, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Eminem + Sign on to ‘Songs for the Philippines’

Beyonce, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Eminem + Sign on to ‘Songs for the Philippines’

 Billboard.com announced yesterday that all three major music companies are joining forces to bring music’s brightest stars together to produce a 39-track compilation album to benefit the survivors of devastating Typhoon Haiyan. The death toll is currently more than 5200. All proceeds from the set, including music from One Direction, Bruno Marz, Lady Gaga, Katy […]

By November 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Recent Posts

Paul Walker’s Final Role | Brick Mansions in Theatres TODAY!

Paul Walker’s Final Role | Brick Mansions in Theatres TODAY!

Twenty lucky women at BobbyPen’s Passion Pamper Party received complimentary screening passes to the premiere of one of the Summers first blockbuster action films, Brick Mansion, starring the late Paul Walker, David Belle and WuTang’s RZA. There’s no reason you shouldn’t join in on the fun too! With the soundtrack of Lil’ Jon’s “Turn Down […]

Calling All DMV Female Entrepreneurs | C.O.O.K.I.E. One-Day Empowerment Conference

Calling All DMV Female Entrepreneurs | C.O.O.K.I.E. One-Day Empowerment Conference

Female empowerment organization founder, Patrice Cameau, is hosting the first-ever C.O.O.K.I.E. Conference this weekend on the campus of The University of Maryland. The one-day empowerment event for current and aspiring women business owners is the first of it’s kind presented in the D.C. area. This conference is set to provide female entrepreneurs with an intimate space to [re]discover the […]

Tank’s Return Home to the Howard Theatre 4/18

Tank’s Return Home to the Howard Theatre 4/18

Go back to a time in R&B when the music made love fun and lighthearted with sexy soul singer Tank‘s new single “You’re My Star.” The uptempo track will make even the toughest critic toe-tap and two step to the walk of the bassline. The good ‘ol days come to mind as this song is reminiscent […]

Living The Unexpected with LiV Warfield [VIDEO]

Living The Unexpected with LiV Warfield [VIDEO]

“I was an athlete first. I thought I was going to the Olympics first, but I knew that I could sing at 7,” Liv Warfield, the singer and songwriter Prince discovered, told me the above during an intimate one-on-one after her performance at The Howard Theatre last Sunday. She says that she never knew her […]

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s Ride Along DVD Giveaway

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s Ride Along DVD Giveaway

As we know this is the year of Kevin Hart, so it’s only right we continue celebrating his success. Universal Home Entertainment is celebrating April 15th’s RIDE ALONG the DVD release. They have partnered with TheBobbyPen.com to giveaway three copies of the new DVD to you! Details on how to win below. What’s Ride Along? […]

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