Charts Don’t Lie: October 6

This past week the Drake frenzy surrounding Nothing Was The Same came to a peak when the actual first week sales were released. The rapper's album had the best opening week of this year second to...

  • Charts Don’t Lie: October 6
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    This past week the Drake frenzy surrounding Nothing Was The Same came to a peak when the actual first week sales were released. The rapper's album had the best opening week of this year second to Justin Timberlake's come back effort-- he even topped Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail first week sales. Nonetheless, his reach hasn't quite made the 1 million mark yet, although, if he continues on this...
  • Fresh Prince Of Brooklyn Custom
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    It didn't take very long for someone to jump on the recent release of the Bel Air 5's, and use the all grey upper as a canvas.Displaying the work of Absoleute and Mache, the upper displays a lasered on Brooklyn themed design. How do you like the end result? How does it compare to the regular Jordan 5 Bel Air?
  • Drunk & Sweaty Charles Barkley Buys Out A Bar For Fans
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    Charles Barkley has found himself in some predicaments during and after his playing career, but no one seems to mind, and we all give Chuck a pass because's a lovable gus, and he's really a man of the people - just ask the old lady he danced with at Ray Allen's birthday. Over the weekend, Barkley's alma mater, Auburn was taking on Ole Miss in football, so the Round Mound attended the tailgating...
  • Derrick Rose Dresses As Willie From "Duck Dynasty"
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    If you recall in the 2012 All Star Game introductions, Derrick Rose famously did not dance along with the four other starters.  Some took this to mean D Rose is uptight, but here's the Bulls franchise point guard at his son's first birthday party dressed up.  Going as Willie Robertson from A&E's hit reality show "Duck Dynasty," Derrick attended his son P.J.'s costume party along with his...
  • Raptor Rudy Gay Says Drake Is A "Sapper" Not A Rapper
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    The Toronto Raptors are undergoing a culture overhaul with their franchise.  They brought in a new GM, Masai Ujiri, whose first order of business was trading Andrea Bargnani, who was an albatross of sorts of the Bryan Colangelo helmed era.  Looking to broaden their appeal not only within the city, but worldwide, the Raptors hired hometown rapper Drake to become their "Global Ambassador," much...
  • Portland Trailblazers Openly Back Gay Marriage
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    The NBA continues to be at the forefront of the traditionally taboo topic of homosexuality and professional sports. In 2011, Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts became the first pro sports executive to publicly come out; earlier this year Jason Collins became the first active male athlete to do the same.  Now, the Portland Trailblazers are indeed blazing a trail, becoming the first "Big Four" sports...
  • Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
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    To answer the above question, yes, mostly. His recent headlines alone show that there’s something to Nipsey Hussle, and we do get a glimpse of what that 'something' may be in Crenshaw. Overall, the tape is a good listen and a sound effort. The production is absolutely amazing. From top to bottom, there’s not a single whack beat on this project. Nipsey’s beat selection is one of his best...
  • No. 1 Prospect Andrew Wiggins Expected To Sign $140M Shoe Deal
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    Andrew Wiggins is the most coveted player in this year's Draft, and in any of recent years.  Now there's already talk that he could be signing a massive shoe contract in the neighborhood of $140 to $180 million. Over at Bleacher Report they posted a fantastic, long feature on the future of Wiggins' shoe contract status.  All the major players were mentioned with Nike and adidas projected to be...
  • Underrated Audio: October 12- October 18
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    This week was a good one for hip-hop. The BET Hip-Hop Awards delivered cyphers from plenty of rappers, and Curren$y hopped on a track with his former YMCMB bosses, Lil Wayne and Birdman, which was pretty cool. DJ Khaled also leaked a bajillion tracks off Suffering From Success (well, at least four).  Today we bring you five dope tracks that didn't get all the love they should have in terms of...
  • In The A: The Changing Faces Of Atlanta Hip-Hop
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    Atlanta, Georgia. The city bursting with waffle houses and strip clubs also happens to be one of today’s hip-hop capitals. Trap music has skyrocketed over the past couple years, ATL being its home. Twenty years ago, however, there was a much different picture in the A. The Dirty South was simply trying to garner recognition while the East and West Coasts shared a stranglehold on the rap scene....
  • Cement Jordan 3s NOT Released
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    In a blow to sneakerheads everywhere, word on the streets is the Black/Cement Air Jordan 3 '88 will NOT be releasing. That type of news is too diabolical, even for a Monday. After the White/Cement 3 '88 released it was almost a certainty amongst the sneaker community that the black version would also be retro'd. It seems those were all just rumors though, and a Black/Cement 3 '88 release was...
  • Andre Drummond Jumps Over A Grandpa To Dunk & Gets Scored On By Him
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    Andre Drummond continues his Vine/Instagram video dominance.  This past summer we saw Drummond dunk on, and get dunked on by girls, work on his handles at the airport, and then show us his new funky free throw technique. His latest video installment features him jumping over a grandpa and dunking - he cleared the elderly man with ease and took off from fairly far out.  Then in the next video,...
  • Bun B Dope Red Jordan 1 LOTS
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    The all red "Legends of the Summer" Jordans that were worn during the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake tour had sneakerheads hopeful that these tonal kicks would someday hit retail. It doesn't seem like they will be released, which means the pairs that were made are that much more exclusive.This particular glittery pair of the Air Jordan 1 "LOTS" belongs to Bun B who took to instagram to show off his...
  • Dwyane Wade Gave Gabrielle Union A Heat Championship Ring
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    On Tuesday night the Miami Heat received their 2013 NBA Championship rings, and lifted their championship banner in a pre-game ring ceremony.  Members of the Heat weren't the only ones who were given a ring however, as Dwyane Wade surprised long time girlfriend, Gabrielle Union, with one of her own. Tuesday was actually Union's 41st birthday, and D Wade stopped by her party at Hyde night club...
  • Oregon Players Suspended For Selling Team Issued PE Jordans
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    Earlier today, the University of Oregon announced that men's basketball players Ben Carter and Dominic Artis violated NCAA rules by selling team-issued apparel over the past year. Selling team apparel is a violation of NCAA bylaw 16.11.2.1, which prohibits student athletes from receiving extra benefits.According to reports, Artis, Carter and three former players sold exclusive basketball shoes,...
  • LeBron James Compares Toronto's Mayor Smoking Crack To "Breaking Bad"
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    Last night LeBron James and the Miami Heat visited Toronto to take on the Raptors, and LeBron was asked about a scandal going on in that city that involves the mayor of Toronto smoking crack.  During the pre-game presser, members of the local Toronto media asked James if he had been following the City Hall scandal which had made local news: the mayor of Toronto was caught on tape smoking crack...
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