Cam Newton graces two covers for EBONY magazine’s April/May issue. On one, the Carolina Panters quarterback poses solo, while on the second – in honor of Mothers Day – he’s captured in a sweet moment with his mother, Jackie Newton. Inside, Cam opens up about “losing, fatherhood and the politics of being ‘the realest.'”
Willow Smith stars as cover girl for the May 2016 issue of teen VOGUE. Styled by Ondine Azoulay, the 15-year-old star poses in pieces from Nina Ricci, Phillip Lim, Martine Rose and more.
During her interview, she talks the connection between her and her older brother, Jaden, feeling lost and insecure after all of the “Whip My Hair” publicity and how she took time after to figure herself out – plus, she also discusses how it felt being tapped as an ambassador for Chanel.
Ciara‘s sitting pretty on two covers for ESSENCE magazine’s May 2016 issue. She shows off her flawless skin in a strapless top paired with floral pants, in her first ESSENCE cover feature.
Inside the issue, Ciara opens up about her life now, turning out to be just as she imagined it would as a teenager. She says she made a goal sheet, which included selling “3 to 4 million” records and “have longevity” – dreams that came true by the time she was 21.
Kerry Washington took to Instagram to gracefully address her photoshopped Adweek cover. The Scandal star notes that it is an honor and privilege to be featured on the glossy, but admits: “It felt strange to look at a picture of myself that is so different from what I look like when I look in the mirror. It’s an unfortunate feeling.”
In addition to her new activewear brand for women, Ivy Park, perfectionism, and power – Beyoncé addresses backlash she received after releasing her new song/video -“Formation” – in her interview with ELLE.
Following its release, some called for a boycott of the singer, saying the video’s message is anti-police. In setting the record straight, Bey explained:
In conjunction with the covers, Bey introduced her new activewear brand for women, Ivy Park. During her chat she discusses the line, the pressure of perfectionism and talks power, while explaining how she feels about the role of business woman.
Drake appears on the cover of SLAM magazine, alongside Toronto Raptors players Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. With the caption “6 GODS” printed across the cover, Drizzy keeps it dapper in a suit and tie, while the NBA ballers rock their Raptors uniforms.
“Another very important moment in my life to be on the cover of one of my favorite magazines of all time,” Drake wrote while sharing the cover on Instagram.
With her single “Work,” featuring Drake sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for the fourth week, Rihanna covers VOGUE’s April issue. RiRi appears to be stepping out of water, rockin’ a multicolored shimmery and mesh Tom Ford dress that hugged her curves.
For her cover story, she talks her new album, ANTI, her Fenty x PUMA collaboration, style and more.