One of the best moments of the NBA All Star Weekend is when either Charles Barkley or Kenny Smith make the call to declare the night is over during the Saturday night Dunk Contest.
The Toronto Raptors are attempting an brand overhaul, and as part of that effort made a bid and earned the right to host the 2016 All Star Weekend. They aren't stopping there however, as the Raps have taken a page out of the Brooklyn Nets marketing book and enlisted a local famous rap icon to help with the team's branding.
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
Rihanna has revealed behind-the-scenes photos of the upcoming video for her "Pour It Up" single via Instagram, which will apparently drop next week. The Barbadian songstress can be seen smoking a blunt while rocking a blonde wig, purple eyebrows and and a fishnet dress.
This week has been Drizzy Drake everything, with the official release of Nothing Was The Same and a bunch of promo for it. Drake has not started taking over the charts yet, but that will change next week when we get the results of his first week sales.
Last week we showed you customs that were out of this world and above all, unique. Customs hold a special place in a lot of you guys, whether you have one or not, you always have ideas floating in your head. This week, all of these guys have executed their ideas and they came out mind boggling, we'd love to show you our top 5!
The fame, fortune, and status that an NBA career entails make for enhanced opportunities for intimate interactions with the female population. While some players are content with the women they were with before they hit it big (see Lebron), others take full advantage of their new found notoriety once they make it to the league.
Underrated Audio provides you with four tracks from a range of rappers with four quite different sounds. Rappers on today's list are hailing from Inglewood, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Indiana, and each of their tracks is reflective of the environment and area they grew up in. Peep joints from Tree, Skeme, ODDISEE, and Freddie Gibbs in the galleries above.
There's definitely been an influx of songs dedicated to rappers' favorite brands in the last year or two, but it's been happening forever. Whether it's the designer labels of Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, or casual sportswear like Nike or FILA, emcees have always made a point of shouting out what they wear. So without further ado, check out our list of 20 of the most memorable odes to brand names!
More sad news developing out of the Lamar Odom drug use saga as it's been reported that he is secluded with two younger women and all he does is smoke crack. The news of Lamar's drug use has been escalating and resulted in a DUI, and an all-too-brief stay at a rehab center.
To continue the celebration of their 10th year working with the Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Nike will be holding a special charity auction for a limited edition package including a pair of very special Nike Dunks. The Nike x Doernbecher Freestyle 10th Anniversary Collection will be auctioned off during the Doernbecher Freestyle X unveiling this Saturday, September 28th at 5:30 at the Portlan
Drake Calls Being Denied From Heat Locker Room A "Classic Moment" Sep 27, 2013 at 10:26am 8,183 Views
When the Miami Heat won Game 7 of this year's NBA Finals in Miami, American Airlines Arena exploded with jubilation and the wild celebration began. Before heading out to the club and buying 100s of bottles of custom Miami Heat champagne, the team poured into the locker room. Heat fan, and friend of LeBron, rapper Drake tried to enter in the media entrance and was famously denied access.
Lil Tunechi has accomplished a heck of a lot in his three decades and a year. Joining Cash Money Records at the tender age of nine, he has since spent a highly respectable 22 years (and counting) in the hip hop business. The New Orleans rapper has clocked up some remarkable statistics in his discography, with 10 studio albums, 19 mixtapes, and a whopping 192 singles.
For an anthem that centers around the greatest of all time, its only fitting that Mike Will, Juicy J, and even Miley Cyrus show off their best sneakers for the video.
NBA 2K14 has been steadily amping gamers up for the release of the game, and keeping with the hype threw a big premiere party which was hosted by Nick Cannon and included some notable celebs. Representing from the hip hop game was Juicy J, Roscoe Dash, and The Game.
Ever since his arrival in the music industry, Kanye West has been a notable figure in terms of style. He has underwent a great deal of change in his fashion and has rocked everything from vans to luxury sneakers with price tags well over a thousand dollars.
Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade have exchanged some words on social media over ranking the NBA's Top 10 players. While on Cinesport, Durant was shown Sports Illustrated's ranking of the league's Top 10 and asked what he thought. One change he wanted made was remove D Wade at the number 8 spot and replace him with KD's friend and former teammate, James Harden.
“Prince Akeem, they throw flowers at my feet, nigga!” Drake declares in the intro of his third album. In 2009, he released the highly-acclaimed So Far Gone mixtape and since then the half Jewish, half Black kid from Canada has gone on sell millions of records, sell out concerts, become insanely rich and currently holds the title for most number one songs on the Billboard rap charts.
For the first time since the rumors started surfacing about his drug abuse, Lamar Odom speaks out. Following reports of his substance abuse, Odom was booked on a DUI, and then apparently signed up for rehab before leaving after less than 24 hours.
Reports came out yesterday that during Brandon Jennings' birthday party at Lure night club he and rapper The Game got into an altercation over using the DJ's mic and Jennings was punched in the face. The new Pistons point guard posted on Twitter yesterday that he was indeed hit, but calls out the Compton rapper for his "sucker punch" and posted a photo to show his face is still fine.
Miley Cyrus has been slowing finding her way around the hip-hop culture.
Story lines are running aplenty heading into the upcoming NBA season: How will Dwight Howard fit in Houston? Who can win the battle of New York between the Knicks and the new-look Nets? Can LeBron James and the Heat repeat? How far can Derrick Rose take the Bulls? The last story line is one of particular interest, as a healthy Chicago team may be one best suited to dethrone Miami.
Nothing shows the colossal growth of hip-hop and rap music over the last 40 years than its prevalence in video games. What could only be seen has an odd pairing at best has turned into one of the most successful cross-cultural relationships in entertainment.
Brandon Jennings through his birthday party at Lure nightclub during their Toxic party.
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