Nylon’s gorgeous February 2018 “Body Beautiful” issue celebrates Black History Month, with the likes of Zuri Tibby and Gabrielle Richardson gracing the cover. But we’re thinking the cover looks a little…familiar, no? Peep last February’s edition of CRWN, a natural hair magazine that has been generating a steady buzz since its 2015 debut. We’d really like to consider this a coincidence of oblivion. We’d also be remiss if we didn’t point out Nylon’s October ’16 interview with one of CRWN’s co-founders.
Tell us if we’re crazy:
In other media news:
- For W’s latest issue, Janelle Monáe stars as a private investigator in Jordan Peele’s Noir Town.
- There’s a new Somali culture zine in town, but folks aren’t pleased with its origins.
- Lupita Nyong’o recreated Chadwick Boseman’s viral Rolling Stone cover, and it’s epic.
Media Studies is CASSIUS’ weekly look at news, moves, and mess-ups in the wild world we call “The Industry.” Got a tip? Email Stephanie Long: slong(at)ionedigital(dot)com.