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Never judge a book by its…voice? If you've only heard Karmin's cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now," you wouldn't believe the fast-talking cutie/ singer-rapper Amy Heidemann (her fiance, Nick Noonan, makes up the band's other half) rocked a vintage vibe. But chances are you've seen the duo's YouTube video (it has over 150 million views, after all) and are as impressed as we are by Heidemann's rapping prowess and strikingly nostalgic style. Holy contrast, huh? We sat down with this Musical Muse at Speakeasy Sound in Burbank to hear her thoughts on everything from working side-by-side with her man (gutsy!) to suicide rolls, and encounters with Busta Rhymes. Of course, we also snapped the skilled songstress showing off her distinctive, modern-day Bettie Page pin-up style to give you some fresh inspiration for your inner-retro rocker. Look at her now.
Click through to see the stylings of a pinup pop star in the making!
Photographed by Maia Harms
For women who dye their hair blonde or even certain shades of brunette, brassy hues are like cockroaches after the apocalypse. They just keep on keepin' on, reappearing no matter how cool-toned your original shade was. Blame the sun, your shampoo, or the Goddess of Blonde — regardless of the cause, once that brass shows read
Our cell phones are to us as oxygen is to our lungs. Save for the time we're waiting for their batteries to recharge, these devices are practically glued to our palms 24/7. But, sometimes we need a break. Toy manufacturer Kitan Club definitely thinks our smartphones need some downtime away from us.
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