Brad Wete is the features editor of Billboard.com. He has also held staff posts at Entertainment Weekly, Vibe Magazine, and Complex Magazine. Brad has also written for GQ, The Grio, The Root, and other publications.
The Bible’s influence is immense. For many it functions as their life's compass, by which going in the right direction means to walk in God’s footsteps and all other paths -- at best -- lead nowhere. That perspective is what Kendrick Lamar cautiously navigates on his third proper studio LP, 'DAMN.'
Model Luka Sabbat does more than just walk runways for Dolce & Gabbana and Off-White. He designs jewelry and consults for mega artists in the music industry. Also he thinks John Mayer’s style trumps the rest.
Tuxedo hopped on the phone with Billboard to talk about wearing tuxes during crazy-hot performances, an unexpected encounter with Mobb Deep's Prodigy, and how Hawthorne’s grandma influenced his natty style today.
An outfit's most important accessory is the shoes, and for artists ranging from rap to country, the same still applies, especially when you're dealing with sneakers. When it comes to kicks, many celebs forgo the comfort and privacy of their homes for a public (or, semi-private) shopping experience at some of the best sneaker stores in the U.S.