Talking To Boldy James & Big Duke On "Chirps"

Boldy James is not your average drug-talking and dealing rapper. It shows in his musical output, from his above par beat selection, to his descriptive and almost eloquent rhymes, Boldy is far from...

  • Talking To Boldy James & Big Duke On "Chirps"
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    Boldy James is not your average drug-talking and dealing rapper. It shows in his musical output, from his above par beat selection, to his descriptive and almost eloquent rhymes, Boldy is far from average. The Detroit player first surfaced on the rap scene with his very dope and album-quality mixtape, Trapper's Alley: Pro's & Con's and while he's had a slow rise, he's definitely built a solid...
  • Review: MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2"
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    Maybach: over a century old now this luxury automobile brand will soon cease production for the second time during its illustrious reign. From tanks to trains, and of course Exelero’s and Landaulet’s, Maybach has a history to be proud of. That said their legacy in the rap game is just beginning.Rick Ross began utilizing the moniker for his music group in 2008. And though the recession proved...
  • Album Booklet & Production Credits Revealed For Nas' "Life Is Good"
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    With the release date for Nas' highly anticipated album, Life Is Good, fast-approaching, today we get a look at the production credits and album booklet. You can pre-order the album on iTunes & Amazon. A bonus track off the album dropped today, "Trust," produced by Boi-1da.Click through the photos below to check out the Nas' thank-yous and full production credits. Click on the...
  • Chris Lighty, CEO Of Violator Records & Management, Passes Away
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    Twitter is often the fastest news source, although not always reliable. Trending this afternoon was the news of the death of Chris Lighty, who is the CEO Violator Records & Management, which oversees many popular rap stars. This time though, Twitter's trending topic was accurate. Chris Lighty has passed away. Chris Lighty managed such artists as Busta Rhymes, Soulja Boy, Mariah...
  • Game Changers: Kanye West Edition
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    Last week we profiled N.O. spitter Lil Wayne, but today we're taking a look through the catalog of Chi-Town legend Kanye West.Kanye West doesn't do small-scale. Many talk of his humble beginnings as the young rapper who said “everybody self-conscious I'm just the first to admit it.”, but fail to mention the fact that he was calling himself a prophet AT THE SAME DAMN TIME. But that's part...
  • Nelly Confirms T.I., Trey Songz And Wiz Khalifa Features For New Album
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    Nelly is gearing up to drop his upcoming album M.O. The St. Lunatic is very excited about the album, and just announced a couple of the big features we can expect from his follow up to 2010's 5.0.  “The album is full of great collaborations,” he said, talking about his long overdue collabo with a similarly named artist. “I have the first ever Nelly and Nelly collaboration with myself...
  • 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...
  • Throwback Thursday Retro Edition
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    Whether you didn't have the money, weren't old enough, or were simply unable to obtain them, every sneakerhead has a small list of kicks they want to return to Nike's release calender!In honor of throwback Thursday, we have compiled a countdown of 5 sneakers we would love to see brought back.The list could go on and on but we narrowed it down to a handful of our top choices!
  • LeBron James Wants To Play One Game In The NFL
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    LeBron James answered fan questions on Twitter and said he'd like to play one game in the NFL. There's been a lot of speculation this year about how well LeBron would fare in the NFL.  Some experts, and even current players, like Dez Bryant, feel that King James' on court dominance could translate to the gridiron.  During a recent Q&A with fans on Twitter, LBJ was asked if he'd ever give the...
  • 20 References To Horror Flicks In Hip-Hop
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    As we've mentioned in previous features, the inspiration rappers draw from film can't be denied, and horror movies are no exception. Films such as American Psycho, The Omen, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shining, The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby have inspired many of your favorite emcees, and references to them show up regularly in their lyrics. From pioneers such as Public Enemy...
  • Justin Bieber's Brothel Bapes Headline This Week's Celebrity Sneakers
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    This week in celebrity kicks we had a little bit of everything, rappers, actors, ball players, retired ball players, and pop stars getting smuggled out of whore houses. Yes, that happened.Bieber was wearing some Bapes when he was spotted trying to get smuggled out of a brothel in Rio, in the funniest picture of the week. We saw Fabolous and Allen Iverson hanging out in the Reebok Q96. Actors Mark...
  • LeBron Displays Exclusive 11s
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    LeBron James took to instagram after last nights win to show of an exclusive 1 of 1 Nike LeBron 11. The pair, which features an all black upper with floral overlays, reminds us of the LeBronald Palmer design that was wildly popular. A gold Nike swoosh and branding is complimented by black and gold speckled laces, while an icy blue outsole sits beneath it all.According to Bron Bron's instagram,...
  • Kanye West Leaves Nike, Joins Adidas For Yeezy 3s
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    Even Kanye West has had enough of the Red October Nike Air Yeezy 2. The always controversial rapper confirmed at his Yeezus show in New York that he has committed to Adidas. Yeezy will team up with the Adidas Y-3 line to form the "YEEZI", with an "i", clothing and sneaker line.Will resale prices on the Adidas Y-3 "Yeezi" line be as outrageous as the Nike Air Yeezy's? Time will tell. Just hoping...
  • Macklemore Shows Off Infrared Jordan 6
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    The White/Infrared Air Jordan 6 is scheduled to drop on February 15th. That doesn't apply to Macklemore though. The avid sneakerhead was seen chilling at the airport rocking the always clean Infrared 6s. One of the most anticipated releases of this young year, so get prepared for a bevy of celebrities displaying their early pick-up. 
  • Rappers React To The Seahawks Winning The Super Bowl
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    Everyone was tuned in last night to the Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Seattle Seahawks seemed to easily beat the Denver Broncos, making many fans either extremely frustrated or extremely happy, depending on which side you were on. Although the Broncos managed to score some points in the latter half of the game, it was by no means enough to catch up to the Seahawks, who by that time were far...
  • Hip-Hopera
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    On paper, hip-hop and opera seem like completely different styles of music, but many producers have shown us otherwise. Using dramatic, often high-pitched vocal samples, they add a theatrical element to rap tracks. The vocals can come from samples of actual operas or, more commonly, presets on synths or keyboards, and they've been used by everyone from Three 6 Mafia to RiFF RAFF to Tech...
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