Was Mac Miller's Warner Bros. debut worth the wait?
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.
A "Legend Blue" Air Jordan 11 is scheduled to release in December of 2014. We understand December is a long time away, but it's never too soon to look forward to an un-retro'd Air Jordan 11.
Last night, Meek Mill announced to the world that Drake's verse on their collaboration "R.I.C.O." was in fact written with the help of someone else. This isn't "news" per se, as Quentin Miller (the writer in question) appears in the song's credits, but Meek said he had only recently found out, or else he "woulda took it off my album."
Andrei Kirilenko says that guarding Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant is harder than guarding LeBron James. The Nets square off against the Heat tonight, and although they've lost 13 in a row to the two-time champs, Brooklyn feels that with their re-vamped lineup they have a solid shot at knocking the Heat off.
OVO Sound is a label founded by Drake, Noah "40" Shebib, and Oliver El-Khatib in 2012. The label consists of Drake and in-house producers 40, Boi-1da, T-Minus, Mike Zombie. PartyNextDoor, Majid Jordan, ILoveMakonnen and OB O'Brien are also affiliated with the crew.
In a new vlog posted by UFC president, Dana White, Dwight Howard says he would fight in the UFC for the right price. The vlog follows White behind the scenes at UFC 166 as he speaks with fighters and trainers, and then gets a visit from Dwight Howard and his Rockets teammate Chandler Parsons.
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.
Call them bloopers, call them fails, but it would be difficult to justify calling these "plays." We take a look at the 12 Worst On-Court Fails from the 2012-2013 season, starring of course, JaVale McGee and Kendrick Perkins.
Twenty-five-year-old Logic, the author of four buzzworthy mixtapes and, now, with the release of The Incredible True Story and the Transformation of the Man Who Saved the World, two studio LPs, is clearly equipped with immense talent. His first studio effort, Under Pressure, was good enough to put Logic himself under pressure.
Ghostface Killah goes by many names: Ghostdini, Iron Man, Tony Starks, Pretty Tone and any slang-derivative of 'em is pretty much fair game. Despite the identity crisis, Ghost has always been reliable for putting out quality music.
As part of the Jordan Brand Flight Tour, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul went over to China to interact with fans at various events. They were the referees of an exhibition game, joined fans at an arcade, had an autograph session at a shoe store, and did much more to rep Jordan Brand and the NBA. Melo posted a video of their travels in Guangzhou, China. Obviously, all these
Kobe Bryant says anyone who ranks him 25th best in the league should be drug tested.Continuing to fire back at the critics, first with changing his Twitter background to "1225" in response to the Lakers being ranked 12th in the West, and NBA Rank putting him 25th. Mamba told reporters that anyone who would rank him that low needs to be tested for drug use. He also joked that the "1225" on his T
Kris Humphries is making the final move to finally wash his hands of his ill-fated engagement to Kim Kardashian. A source has learned that the new Boston Celtic is looking to auction off his engagement ring which he bought for Kim for around $2 million, but unfortunately, possibly due to the public circumstances of their fallout the ring is speculated to earn only a quarter of the price which
Last week, at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Electronica gave fans a set to remember as he brought out labelmate Jay Z, Mac Miller, J. Cole, and Talib Kweli. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jay is an elusive rapper and producer who joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation roster label in 2010.
Michael Jordan turned 50 years old this year, but showed he still has spry legs and can throw down. Around this time a litany of asinine rumors started popping up all over the internet about MJ's possible return to the game.
There have been a plethora of NBA stars who have dipped their feet in a rap profession but none have been too successful. So today we are going to forget about all of the tracks Shaq and Metta World Peace have hopped on and show off some of the biggest NBA fans in the rap game today.
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.
Each year ballers straight out of college, and from overseas hope to hear their name called on NBA Draft night. But being selected is only the first step to making a name for yourself in the league.
Listening to Chris Brown records is a bit more involved an activity than ingesting your average pop album. Listeners are required to constantly do mental arithmetic, weighing variables like catchiness and artistic merit to determine if their need to listen > the knowledge that Chris Brown has done some heinous things and your listens are enabling him, albeit in a very small way.
"The sophomore album is one of the most treacherous obstacles for any rapper," said G-Eazy in his recent HNHH interview. "I dug as deep as I could until I was literally drained of inspiration."
Part of the rapper lifestyle means lots of travelling, lots of fans and/or groupies, and hardly any time to settle down and wife up. Thus it may not come as a surprise that rapper seeds often get sprinkled across the states, and often times, they've got multiple baby mamas.
J.R. Smith has gotten himself in some hot water in the past from some of his posts on social networks, but his most recent Instagram post is a classic. A fan named John sent him a hand written letter, and in it he tells a story of how he won a $120 bet with a friend of his by using J.R. Smith in NBA 2K13.
According to the breakdown in the slide; materials takes up most of the cost with a staggering $10.75. Add in labor ($2.43), overhead ($2.10), and factory profit ($0.97) and you get an estimated production cost of $16.25. Thats a far cry from the $160-$170 price range most Air Jordans retail for now. Makes you think![Via]
Dwight Howard is not the most beloved player in the NBA this year, league-wide he might be the most reviled, and on Wednesday the fans in Philadelphia were giving Dwight the business. I don't know this for sure, but Philly fans are renowned for being the most "difficult" in the league, and in other sports.
It takes a village to make an album. Dr. Dre was the executive producer, bossman, and visionary behind Compton, and he had at his disposal a team of some of the best hip hop producers money could buy, including Dem Jointz, DJ Dahi, and entire crew of Aftermath in-house artists.
Releasing three mixtapes over the course of six months is no easy task; dropping three that are celebrated by critics and fans alike is almost unthinkable.
As I'm sure you're fully aware of by now, LeBron James is the cover athlete for the wildly popular NBA 2K14. In case his son had somehow not noticed, LeBron made it pretty obvious to him on his 9th birthday. Sunday was LeBron James Jr's birthday, and to commemorate it, King James had an Xbox shaped cake made, and atop the cake version of the gaming system was a cake version of NBA 2K14.
Lots of talk lately about comparing great players from different eras and who would win. Michael Jordan let it be known that he'd beat anyone from any era, and some moron in a bar even pulled a knife while debating who was better between LeBron James and Jordan.
After losing LeBron James to South Beach, the fans in Cleveland are understandably worried about losing their new franchise player, Kyrie Irving, to free agency. This past summer a Cleveland area reporter said that inside sources told him that Irving wanted to leave the Cavs, which caused the Cavaliers point God to respond that he had no intentions of leaving.
As expected, the White/Infrared Jordan 6 was the highest selling sneaker of the weekend. The NBA's All-Star weekend saw a slue of highly coveted releases, and here is how it all shook out. The White/Infrared 6 came in at 250,000 pairs over the weekend, with the "Infrared 23" 6s totaling 75,000 pairs sold. Furthermore, the LeBron 11 and KD6 "All-Star" models both sold about 30k.