Egypt’s Clashes, Chris Brown’s Birthday, Top Luxury Brands, Pippa Middleton’s Popularity, Alicia Keys Covers Essence

Egypt’s prime minister has called an urgent cabinet meeting following fatal clashes between Muslims and Christians in Cairo overnight, state media says. Essam Sharaf has postponed a visit to the Gulf in order to discuss the violence that left 10 people dead and 186 wounded. The clashes broke out after several hundred conservative Muslims gathered at a church in central Imbaba district. [HUFFPOST]

Ten most powerful luxury brands, which is your favorite (or company you’d love to join?) [FASHIONISTA]

R&B singer Chris Brown turned 22 on May 5 . During the week he tweeted to followers, “Having my 22nd bday in Miami @ ClubPlayMiami Friday & Vegas @PureLasVegas on Saturday … Come celebrate with me!” The singer took over Miami’s Club Play Sunday night, where he partied into the night with the likes of Lil Wayne, Young Money, and Trina. [THAT GRAPE JUICE]

Pippa Middleton wasn’t on many style radars this time last week – but one appearance in a perfectly tailored Alexander McQueen bridesmaid dress later and she’s one of the most Googled fashionable women on the planet. [GLAMOUR MAGAZINE]

Alicia Keys the 30 year-old mother of one is on the cover of Essence magazine’s June 2011 issue. The singer/songwriter reflected on love, her music and marriage and what inspired her to dedicate a song to her mother in her upcoming album. [ESSENCE]


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