• Live Video Stream: Summer Jam XX Line-Up Announcement [Update: Chris Brown, Wu-Tang, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz & More]
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    Today Hot 97 is announcing the line-up for their upcoming annual Summer Jam event. Check out the live stream announcement below to find out which artists have been tapped for the main stage. We've already heard who will be on the Festival Village Stage (which, ahem, is sponsored by us!) -- Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Action Bronson, Troy Ave, Smoke DZA, and Kid Ink. The stream goes from 3pm-7pm...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: April 26 - May 2
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    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.  Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't...
  • Restock Date: Jordan Bred 11s, Cement 3s & Thunder 4s
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    Better start saving now. May 25th marks a massive restock for Jordan Brand. White Cement IVs, 88'Retro IIIs, Thunder IVs, and everybody's favorite Bred XIs will all be restocking at Eastbay, Footlocker, Finishline and Footaction locations. Click through to get the details. 
  • 8 Most Disappointing Teams Of The 2012-2013 Season
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    Each year, 29 teams fall short of the ultimate goal of an NBA championship.  Fans of the franchises that come up short can take solace in their team's performance if they exceed expectations or if a player has a breakout year.  Sometimes, however, there is little to be excited about, as is the case with the unfortunate teams that made this list.  Let's take a look at the most disappointing...
  • Lebron James "What The MVP" Lebron X Photos
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    Nike is celebrating LeBron James's fourth MVP award with a special edition LEBRON X MVP shoe. The shoe incorporates elements of many Lebron X releases from this past year, dubbing them the "What The Lebron" colorway. Incredible detailing along the upper ties in over a dozen patterns and colorway, with "MVP" stitched on the tongue. Slated to be released "soon" according to Nike, the shoe will...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 4-10)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Gucci Mane, Gunplay and more!
  • 7 NBA Coaches Most Likely To Be Fired Soon
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    The lifespan of a coach in today's NBA isn't very long, about 2.5 years to be exact. While there are a few powerhouses at the top who have certain futures and predetermined plans, the majority of NBA squads are simply treading water and hoping to land a franchise changing draft pick, or pull off a blockbuster trade. With that being the case, there is a good chance a bevy of head coaches this...
  • Joakim Noah Hates The Heat: In Photos
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    Tensions between the Thibodeau-led Chicago Bulls and the Miami heat have been high since LeBron joined the in the 2010-2011 season, which is the same season Thibs started as head coach and Derrick Rose matured into a bonafide superstar.  Recently, Joakim Noah said on record that he "really hates the Heat," so we took some choice photos from the past five game series between the two teams to see...
  • Every Alonzo Mourning Reference In Rap On One Song
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    Quick, who was the first pick in the 1992 NBA Draft?  Here’s a hint, “not a Christian Laettner, not Alonzo Mourning.”  Any 90s child NBA/rap fan has heard this line from Shaq on Fu-Schnickens’ infectious 1993 jam “What’s Up Doc? (Can We Rock).” Now a track put together by someone named Young Braised is making the rounds on the internet as the song is made up of nothing but...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 18-24)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Action Bronson, Chief Keef, Drake and more!
  • Underrated Audio: May 21- 27
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    This week's Underrated Audio will put you on to five cuts from rising artists all of sorts. There are rappers representing the Beast Coast movement like The Underachievers, we've got Chi-town covered with up-and-comer Giftz, there's the expiremental Ro Ransom, and Sir Michael Rocks gives us some dope delivery on "In A Minute." Plus we have a track from female singer Jhene Aiko, who has some of...
  • 10 Best Dunkers In The NBA
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    Slam dunks are without a doubt one of the most entertaining aspects of the game of basketball.  At one point or another, whether on a Nerf hoop in our bedroom, or a lowered backyard rim, or purely in our imagination, every basketball fan has pictured themselves on the court for the Dunk Contest.  The combination of grace, power, and sheer athleticism this feat requires is a main selling point...
  • Charts Don't Lie: June 2
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    French Montana joins Charts Don't Lie this week, with his debut album Excuse My French. French, Diddy and the whole Bad Boy team went hard with promo for this one, rounded up the biggest features in the game, but the album wasn't able to move more than 50k opening week. With the decrease of hip-hop album sales forever waning, this isn't horrible, but it isn't the "classic" numbers French may have...
  • Floyd Mayweather Bets $5.9 Million On The Heat
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    Floyd Mayweather, according to Vegas Gambling Stream, has bet a whopping 5.9 million dollars on the Heat to win game 7 against the Indiana Pacers tonight. **ALERT** Good source from my #HeavyHitters Vegas crew alerted me that Floyd Mayweather has laid over $5,900,000 on Heat -7 tonight in Vegas— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) June 3, 2013The undefeated boxer is reportedly earning close...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: May 31 - June 6
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    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.  Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't...
  • Nike Air Mag "Ironman" Mache Customs
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    One of the most talented sneaker custom artists in the game right now is Mache, and I believe Lebron James would agree.  The king received an Ironman inspired custom of his signature shoe this year from him and was recently spotted wearing them during practice.  It looks like Mache has not forgotten about Tony Stark quite yet as we have now have a look at his new "Ironman" customs.  This time...
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