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returns Dec. 15th with dual covers of Chris Brown and Drake
8, 2009) Vibe Lifestyle Network, parent company of Vibe Magazine and
Vibe.com, announced the inaugural "Resurrection Issue" will feature two
different covers: controversial R&B singer Chris Brown and up-and-coming
triple threat singer/rapper/actor Drake. In the last six weeks Vibe has
expanded its content mix, improved its paper, increased its size,
re-designed the book and re-launched Vibe.com.
"The Resurrection Issue of Vibe is about recreating and redefining
hip-hop culture. We can reset the tables, embrace how far culture has
come and most importantly, take it to the next level," said Vibe
Lifestyle Network Co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Brett Wright. "Chris
Brown and Drake represent the next generation and both have insights to
share regarding their respective futures," commented Jermaine Hall,
"The Passion of Chris" allows fallen R&B idol Chris Brown the chance to
discuss his side of the very public altercation with ex-girlfriend
Rihanna, his upcoming album and his plans to reclaim his place on top of
the music industry.
of the Year" is a comprehensive interview with Canadian
singer/rapper/actor Drake. Discovered by soon-to-be-jailed rapper Lil
Wayne, Drake explores the pressures of putting together 2010"s most
highly anticipated release.
"Vibe was an iconic publication that was always the first to spotlight
new artists and music they believed in," said Drake. "To be part of the
new regime is a true honor."
The issue also takes Vibe back to its roots in investigative reporting
with "Death of a Salesman," a look into the 2008 suicide of Island Def
Jam Executive Vice President Shakir Stewart. The issue also contains a
fashion shoot with model Amber Rose.
Charter advertisers include Nissan, US Census, State Farm, Sean John,
Def Jam, Rocawear, Argyle Culture, Pepsi, Luster, Cadillac, Toyota, The
Racktrap and Lugz.
VIBE Lifestyle Network is the parent company of VIBE Magazine and
VIBE.COM and is the premier destination for the hip-hop generation. VIBE
Lifestyle Network is a vertical content and advertising network which
represents over 25 websites reaching over 19 million unique users per
month. The new VIBE.com and VIBE Lifestyle Network are the premier
destinations for urban music, entertainment, culture and lifestyle for
the aspirational 18-34 year old.