The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Jennifer Lopez’s AKA Album Is Number 1, Zendaya Pulls Out of Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie, and J. Crew, Rebecca Minkoff and BCBG Team Up With First Lady Michelle Obama


•Jennifer Lopez’s latest album “AKA” is #1 on the top R&B/HipHop Albums and Top R&B Albums charts. The album is her third number 1 on the top R&B/HipHop Albums chart, following “J.Lo” and “J to the L-O! The Remixes.” This weekend the star has been making her rounds, performing at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party in Miami and KTUphoria in the Meadowlands.  Congrats! (Fashion Bomb Inbox)


•Justin Bieber made a surprise appearance at the On The Run tour.  The Canadian singer/rapper’s fans were surprised to see that during a series of mugshots flashing up on screen, Justin Bieber’s smiling face appeared along with a quip from Beyonce herself. “Even the greatest can fall,” she said. You didn’t have to do him like that, Bey. (The Mirror)

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•After much criticism, it seems Zendaya has decided to pull out of the Lifetime biopic about Aaliyah.  The 17-year-old singer was supposed to record four songs and lead the film, which was set to film this summer under the working title Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.  Aaliyah’s family voiced opposition to the film saying that they had not been consulted about the production; the film is currently on hold. (Twitter)
Kid Cudi makes an appearance at the Lanvin Fashion Show  **USA, Australia, New Zealand ONLY**
•Kid Cudi saw his first Paris Fashion Week shows this week at Dior. While at first he didn’t want to take any questions while sitting front row, he ended up offering a few words. “I’m a fan and I think people know that about me,” he said of Dior. “They’re creative with clothing and like to push the envelope. I fell in love with the denims first – Dior is about the design and the sleek and the edge.” Who knew Cudi was such a fashionisto? (The Hollywood Reporter)

2 First Lady Michelle Obama Wears Naeem Khan to the Anna Wintour Costume Center Grand Opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

•J. Crew, Rebecca Minkoff, BCBG and Herve Leger are teaming up with First Lady Michelle Obama on her Drink Up campaign.  The move sees the designers offering up products like t-shirts, beach towels, and water bottles to encourage everyone to drink more water. “I am thrilled that leaders from across the fashion industry are coming together to help spread Drink Up’s important message to drink more  water, more often,” said the First Lady. (Fashion Times)


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