• Second Chances: Rappers Who've Been Shot & Survived
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    Not only is the rap game stressful, it can be dangerous as well.  Of all the emcees that rap about (and glamorize) gun violence, very few of them are actually about that life, but that doesn't mean they don't get caught up in it from time to time. We've compiled a list of 15 rappers that have been fired on and lived to tell the tale. Some cases may be more severe than others, but whether...
  • Big K.R.I.T's Jordan Sneakers Collection
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    Big K.R.I.T is no stranger when it comes to Jordans. Hailing from Mississippi, Big K.R.I.T has amassed quite a bit of Jordan Retros over the years, and the photos he posted yesterday are only a small portion of his whole collection. The Jordan Spizike model is a clear favorite of K.R.I.T, though the Jordan 5 can't be far behind, showing his large collection of both Jordan styles. Which kick...
  • Jay Z Says Drug Dealer Past Helps As Sports Agent
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    Jay Z continually pushes to expand his business reach.  Not satisfied with only being a rapper/entertainer he bought a minority share with the then New Jersey Nets.  After helping the team move to Brooklyn, and being an integral part of the franchise's re-branding, he was ready to move onto his next venture, sports management.  Recently, he sold his share of the Nets and Barclays Center to...
  • Kobe Bryant Admits He "Stole" Michael Jordan's Moves
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    Michael Jordan sat down with NBA 2K for an "uncensored" interview, and besides asking him about "twerking," they asked MJ who he would have liked to play one-on-one against in his prime.  Naming legends like Jerry West and Elgin Baylor, Jordan also said Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.  When giving a prediction if he had played them in his prime Mike said "I don't think I would lose...other than...
  • Dope "Fresh Prince" Sneakers
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    As many people know the Air Jordan 5 "Bel-Air is releasing this Saturday, October 5th. But what a lot of people don't know is that it is releasing along with a whole 80's themed Jordan pack. The entire pack has the same bright colorway throughout with neon green, pink, and blue on most of the sneakers. The Jordan XX8 SE from the pack uses these vibrant colors in a camouflage like pattern that...
  • HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Yo Gotti, Bone Thugs & More (Part 1)
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    HNHH hit up the BET Hip Hop Awards this Sunday, and we got our very own Broady The Joker to tear up the Green Carpet for some interviews. We talked to Nelly about his new album, asked Snoop about getting into stand-up, as well as hanging out with Cash Out, Tiara Thomas, Yo Gotti, August Alsina, Lola Monroe and more! Watch Broady chop it down with the celebs and artists below, and check out an...
  • Jordan Says He Would Beat LeBron 1-On-1 In His Prime
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    With the release of NBA 2K14 and LeBron James on the cover, the running theme has been "can LeBron become the greatest ever?"  In promotion of the game, Michael Jordan was interviewed and asked about playing one-on-one against some of the greatest NBA players of all time such as Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Kobe Bryant, and the game's cover athlete LeBron James.  Asked about playing those players...
  • HNHH Trivia: Test Your Hip Hop Knowledge (Episode 2)
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    Today we've got our second episode of Hip-Hop Trivia, where we get our correspondent Ashlee Ray to hit the streets and test unsuspecting strangers on their rap IQ. In this episode we ask which rapper is worth more, Big Sean, Vanilla Ice or Wiz Khalifa...and while most people went with Sean Don, that's not the correct answer. Find out which rapper originally signed Black Eyed Peas and more in the...
  • Ugliest Nike Shoe Ever?
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    Slated to release in Summer of 2014, the Clogposite is apparently not a joke afterall. Nike's answer to the Croc, as if that was a cry that needed to be answered, is arriving in the form of this Foamposite slip-on. Early photos show simple black and white colorways, though we are sure its only a matter of time before the Galaxy Clogposite is revealed. Are we crazy? Or are these Clogposites a...
  • NBA 2K14 & LeBron James: The Greatest Of All Time?
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    With four league MVPs, four NBA Finals appearances, two straight titles along with two Finals MVPs, LeBron James is the consensus "best player on the planet."  Not satisfied with just being the greatest currently, LeBron has opened up about striving to be the greatest to ever play the game.  This year, EA Sports chose Bron-Bron as the cover athlete for the much anticipated NBA 2K14 in their...
  • 13 Best Dunk Contest Dunks
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    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. From Michael Jordan, and Vince Carter to Blake Griffin, and Dwight Howard, many of the NBA's most exciting to watch players have made a celebrity filled front row give a standing ovation or just lose their minds...
  • Origins: Drake's "Nothing Was The Same"
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    The songwriting process in rap can sometimes be hard to follow. With the use of sampling, and the genre's increasingly collaborative production methods, breaking down the construction of songs can become convoluted. Unless you're in the studio, a close reading of the liner notes is the most accurate representation of what went into the music presented on record.  We've gone through the NWTS...
  • Drake Is  Raptors New Global Ambassador, Will Help Re-Brand Team
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    The Toronto Raptors had announced that rapper and TO-native, Drake, would be the host of the 2016 All Star Weekend held in Toronto, which would only be one of his roles with the team.  Following the blueprint made by the Brooklyn Nets, who underwent a major brand/image overhaul by moving from New Jersey to BK, and had Jay Z at the helm, the Raps have brought on Drizzy to oversee the team's new...
  • Dwyane Wade Custom Jordan
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    While Dwyane Wade has left Jordan Brand for Li-Ning, sneaker customizer Sole-On-Canvas imagines what his Player-Edition Jordan Brand sneakers could have looked like. Using the fire red Jordan 5 as a base, he adds custom "3" stitching near the heel and Miami Heat coloring on the midsole and tongue. A solid custom effort for sure, would you cop this pair if it was an official Jordan Brand release?...
  • Skylar Diggins Of The WNBA & Roc Nation Sports Twerks
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    WNBA rookie, Skylar Diggins, signed a contract with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports before beginning her pro career, and recently dropped a quick Instagram video showing off her "dancing"/twerking skills. See the quick clip below of Diggins and her friend popping it to Kstylis' "Booty Me Down."  This is certainly a departure from the last twerk-inspired video we posted of Miley Cyrus paying "homage"...
  • Best Sneakers On Instagram
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    Over this past week we have gotten pleanty of sneakernews, the Doernbecher collection, release dates for various shoes and the closing of the Lebron X on NikeID. On Instagram people have been rocking heat as usual, and have also been tagging their creative photos with #SneakerMob. Click through this list to see the top ten starting from #10 all the way down to the #1 photo.
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