Rapper Gunplay keeps his verses coming even amidst legal problems, and discusses who he's tapped for his upcoming album.
Even through out his legal troubles, Gunplay has remained with a foot in the rap door, dropping mixtapes and singles leading up to his solo debut, Medellin. We haven't had many details on Medellin as of yet, although Gunplay does have plans to drop his Bogota mixtape prior to its release.Gunplay previously said he doesn't want to over think Medellin or fill it with a bunch of features.
Speaking about his biggest rivals in the league today, LeBron James says there is no one individual rival for him. Measuring the greatness of LeBron has shifted from putting him up against Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and Paul Pierce, and is now about seeing how he stacks up against the all-time greatest players.
Andre Drummond and Jennette McCurdy continue their campaign as the most endearing celebrity couple on social media. After meeting online, and then posting some choice pics of their initial dates, the two have fallen for each other. The Pistons big man original "wooed" Jennette online, and in his latest move had singer Michael Buble give her a shout out on a Vine.
The Los Angeles Lakers recently gave fans a sneak preview of their black Hollywood Nights alternative jerseys. Now they give a full look at the dark uniforms.Featuring purple stitching number and lettering which is outlined by gold, the new jerseys will be worn for some home game.
When the Lakers lost Dwight Howard to free agency they went out and picked up a new big man, Chris Kaman. Hobbled by nagging injuries the past couple seasons, Kaman is a one-time all star, and still serviceable big man.
With its blunt illustrations of the dangers of life growing in inner city Chicago, drill music has had a powerful influence shaping the sound of hip hop over the course of the last half-decade. Many of the genre's purveyors are active themselves in gang life, and as such some have been killed at an extremely young age.
Instagram user Iamtmcii posted a shot of what looks to be a massive week of restocks leading up to the NBA All-Star game. The list includes Taxi 12s, Bobcats and Steel 10s, Bel Air and Laney 5s, Infrared 3Lab 5s and more.
Every year Jordan Brand takes a handful of Retro models and releases classic OG and brand new colorways of them that end up getting scooped up off of shelves in an instant. 2014 is shaping up to be another huge year for the Brand and today we get a glimpse of what is to come next calendar year. A leaked shot of a catalogue hit the web today and has been stirring up a lot of interest.
Much is already being made for the upcoming free agent crop in the summer of 2014 with wild rumors circulating of Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James teaming up in Los Angeles. While LeBron James seems content in Miami after three straight Finals appearances and back-to-back championships, Melo and the Knicks are not favored to even come out of the East with many ranking them as low as the fifth be
Recently it was revealed the LeBron James is the second highest paid athlete in all of the United States, and had surpassed Kobe Bryant who had long stood as the “most popular player” worldwide in the NBA. Now Forbes has released numbers of top sneaker sales and it’s easy to see why James is earning more than the rest as his shoes sold six times as much as the next player, Kobe Bryant’s
When's the last time you heard it like this? You may still bump Pusha T on the daily (No Malice too, no shade there), but there was something extremely special about the chemistry between Push and his brother No Malice. Taking that one level deeper, the chemistry between those two bros and The Neptunes was equally undeniable.
Hip hop beats are beautiful, no doubt. But the most superb ones are done by going back to the basics by using an age-old instrument integral to the evolution of not just Hip Hop, but of all music in general: the piano.
Today marks the release of J Dilla's new album The Diary. We celebrated by putting together an infographic that examines Dilla's career by the numbers.
Chancelor Bennett is only 21 years old, but most of us know him as Chance The Rapper. It's through this moniker that he's brought his artistry to the world over the past few years. Not only can the dude rap, but he can join emo bands on stage, spearhead activism in Chicago, and write songs alongside Madonna, J. Cole, Wyclef Jean and more.
The holidaze are finally here, and instead of waking up and giddily running to the tree like we did on Christmas morning, we lethargically roll over and smoke trees, and go down the lazy river that is 4/20.
The Doernbecher Jordan 4 will be re-releasing this summer, to the joy/hate of many sneakerheads. Following the Doernbecher Jordan 3 re-release, the Doernbecher Jordan 4 is slated for an August drop, though the exact date is not yet known. Designed by Isaiah Scott in 2011, this retro features an icy sole with comic book details, going with the overall Superman theme.
New year's is here, and thus begins the annual ritual. A few trips to the liquor store to grab the bottle. Texting and calling friends to find out where the turn-up is at. Going crazy enough to celebrate the end of one year, while trying to not screw yourself already for the next 365 days. Rinse and repeat a year later.
Ladies and gentleman, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Masterpiece." Mark Parker, CEO of Nike, Eric Avar, the designer, and Kobe Bryant, the Black Mamba, were all present for the official unveiling of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite. The super high-top sneaker features Nike Flyknit, Flywire, and Lunarlon.
Wale is known for having some of the rarest kicks on the planet from samples to player exclusives. A few days ago he posted this first pic to his Instagram. I will say, this room does have a wide variety of kicks from the Iman Shumpert x Packer Shoes collab to the Platinum Air Yeezy 2.What heat can you spot off jump?
Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window.
Madlib is one of the great hip hop producers of the modern age. His dedication to music, whether it be jazz, soul, R&B, funk, world or hip hop, is second-to-none. If you've ever given one of his mixes a listen, you'll know that he has deep cuts for days. And if you're a big fan of his beats, you know that he is capable of flipping obscure samples into infectious, *very rare* instrumentals.
We're in midst of a major shift in hip-hop right now, where rappers are taking matters into their own hands. Major labels like Interscope, Def Jam, and Atlantic Records seem to be having less control over their artists. The tide is changing, and the result is a mainly positive one. Fans are receiving music how they want, when they want, from their favorite artists without the major-label hassle.
Having a skilled shooting guard on your team can help properly space the floor and drive the offense. From deadly spot up shooters, to lethal slashers, the league is full of players that can flat out score at will. The best two guards can shoot the lights out from any spot on the floor and get to the hoop when their team needs it.
It appears that Jordan Brand will be releasing a "Fear Pack" as images of a Jordan III, IV, and V model surfaced. While the III's are rumored to be photoshopped, both the IV and V models appear to be releasing towards the end of the year. The "Oreo" colorscheme adorns all three pairs in the collection, making the pack say more "Midnight Snack" than something to be fearful of.
Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife, Siohvaughn Wade, is suing the NBA All-Star for a $1 million, alleging that he and his attorneys have been deliberately “hiding” money to keep her from accessing it. According to the lawsuit filed by Wade’s ex, the two had signed agreements with endorsement companies in the past where payments were to be deposited into a joint-account they both had access to. Now S
To commemorate their second straight title, the Miami Heat will wear championship gold jerseys on opening night. October 29th is the night the season opens, and the Heat gets things started against Eastern rival Chicago Bulls.
On May 13, 2014, Gucci Mane pled guilty to weapons charges. He has been incarcerated ever since.
Nike announced today a never before seen colorway of Lebron James signature shoe, the Lebron 11. Dubbed the "Terracotta Warrior" this shoe will see a limited release in Asia in October, before releasing in the United States on November 27th. The shoe is named for the Terracotta Warrior exhibition James visited while in China, and features "neutral stone colors" that correspond with the colors t
Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media. Hip Hop icons like Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and Drake have put on events for the battle scene and at this rate things can only continue to expand.
During a recent interview with Larry King, Mac Miller stated that GO:OD AM -- his major label debut under Warner Bros. -- was intended to be a departure from the "darker and sad" vibes of his previous record, Watching Movies with the Sound Off. GOD:DAMN. Mac was right on the money.