One of the fun subplots heading into an NBA season - particularly as the social media generation churns out ubiquitous gossip - is which players are going to be advertising their trade stock as rumors of moves to other teams loom over their season.
Nothing shakes up the Association's landscape like a blockbuster deal, and with so many teams in either "win now" or "lose horribly" modes this...
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. Feeling he owed a debt to the Knicks swingman, he sent half of his winnings, $60, to...
Chicago native, Dwyane Wade is selling the condo he owns in his hometown for $1.8 million. The 3900 square foot townhome has 4 beds, 3.5 bedrooms, and is located not far from domestic locations such as a Whole Foods about a mile out, and great places for entertaining like V.I.P.'s Gentleman's club less than 2 miles away. The description from Scarpa Real Estate says: Fabulous 3900+sf highly...
Nov 26, 2013
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, Juicy J and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in...
This Air Jordan 5 "Smash" custom comes to us by way of Sekure D. The "Grape" 5 served as the base for this ripped kick, which focuses on detailed muscle fibers a la Hulk. The green muscles handle the toe box and break through the ripped purple on the ankle collar and heel. Overall, a really cool inspiration for yet another film-inspired sneaker.
The Nike KD 6 “Christmas” will release on December 26th, 2013. The red upper'd, green midsole'd Nike KD6 features a green lace lock which is something the KD model has never endorsed. Gold swooshes and KD on the heel round out the Christmas kick.
The Jordan XX8 SE in reflect silver/total orange is scheduled to release on Christmas Eve, December 24th. The price tag is $150.The Jordan XX8 is constructed of a black upper with reflect silver Flywire. Total orange makes its way onto the laces and heel tab, and white handles the rest. The Jordan XX8 comes complete with Flywire and carbon fiber plating on the upper and speckled midsole.
Jan 28, 2013
Today has been a good one for fans of CyHi The Prynce who
has dropped off two banging tracks off his near approaching Ivy League: Kick
The tape is a follow up to his successful Ivy League Club
mixtape, and now CyHi releases the tracklist in the form of a letter, with the
tracks highlighted in red.
Make sure to take a look at the “References” section...
Qushawan Farrar, aka Deniro Farrar, is a rising rapper born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina - specifically the Little Rock Apartments and the high-crime community of Tuckaseegee (704 Queen's City, CLT). Working with independent label Black Flag Records, he started gathering momentum in late 2010 with the release of Feel This, his 31-track...
Woah. Sport blue accents on the outsole, eyelets, and inner lining of the Air Jordan 3 Black Cement is what we have to look forward to in 2014. The classic colorway and silhouette combined with one of the all-time favorite hues makes this sneaker one of the most intriguing releases of 2014.
It was only a matter of time until Wale hit the streets in his Doernbecher Foamposites. My man looks faded as hell in these pics, but as long as you got some heat, you're all good.
The Air Jordan "Olympic Pack" features the Air Jordan 1 and Air Jordan 6. Both sneakers feature removable flag decals and USA colorways. Included in the pack, wooden shoe trees, white Olympic dust bags, a USA Olympic Basketball themed Nike Destroyer jacket, and a hat bearing the flag.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh huh...
“You gon’ find/in every line I rhyme/is
shit you can’t define/This is passion,” Jon Connor boasts in the opening
namesake track While You Were Sleeping.
Passion may be tough to peg, but this Flint, Michigan up-and-comer has
definitely chiselled out an impression in his latest release. Looks like the
all-nighters are paying off.The key word here is concentration....
Self-promoted as a hungry emcee, Ace approaches tracks with a ravenous appetite, and on Body Bag Vol. 2 he devours everything placed in front of him. On “Gutta Back” he introduces the tape’s subject matter; namely, outright arrogance expressed poetically. He gets political on “Wanna Beez” and “Yeen Bout Dat Life,” questioning the candidacy of his opposition. In Ace’s eyes he is...