JULY 2012: Go. See. Do.

What's happening in July? 

July

3 Chris Brown’s Fortune hits stores today.

17 Nas is back with Life Is Good. Need we say more?

20-28 Maxwell is in concert in Los Angeles and then in Atlanta. Each night, he performs songs from a different album, and he’ll debut tracks that have never before been played live. You can also stock up on your Obama ’12 gear; 100 percent of the merchandise profits goes to Obama for America.

30 HBO’s latest documentary, About Face: The Supermodels, Then and Now, features Beverly Johnson, Bethann Hardison and Pat Cleveland and details how they helped reshape the definition of beauty.

31 Leela James fetes a music master with her new album, In The Spirit of Etta James. If anyone could offer tribute to Etta, Leela fits the bill. Rick Ross’ God Forgives, I Don’t should strike terror into the hearts of his foes—and make everyone else bop their heads to the beat.

Read more in the July 2012 issue of EBONY Magazine on page 35.