Charts Don't Lie: May 12

Last week we questioned the grip of Will.i.am's influence on the mainstream, with his solo effort, #willpower, moving less than 30k opening week. We could also blame this on the ever-waning sales of...

  • Charts Don't Lie: May 12
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    Last week we questioned the grip of Will.i.am's influence on the mainstream, with his solo effort, #willpower, moving less than 30k opening week. We could also blame this on the ever-waning sales of albums in general. This week, we get LL Cool J's Authentic album as a new entry in Charts Don't Lie. The old school rapper only moved around 13k, and so we gotta ask, what factors played into his...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-12
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    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 The-Dream, Jeremih, Ace Hood, Logic and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite...
  • Underrated Audio: May 14-20
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    This week we bring to you only four cuts that fit the title. Although it seems like more and more music is dropping as we enter the summer months, not every thing is a stand out. These songs didn't necessarily get a lot of love from our viewers, so here we are giving them the second go-round in Underrated Audio. So click through the four jams, add them to your playlist, and proceed with a few...
  • The 8 NBA Teams With The Best Highlights
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    High flying dunks and vicious facials all result in some very sick highlights. Though every team around the league has players that are capable and do produce highlight worthy plays night in and night out, there are some teams that are just a little better. All of the teams on this list produced jaw-dropping alley-oops last season and last second game winners. Checkout Ball Over All's list of The...
  • Nike Lebron X "Denim"
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    The Lebron X "Corks" took on a life of their own earlier this year and now has become one of the most sought after versions of the silhouette.  It was a new inspiration of the X designed more towards lifestyle fashion rather that on court performance.  This casual wear style of the Lebron line looks to be back this summer with a couple new colorways with unique materials.  Here we get to view...
  • Ray Allen's PE XX8 For The NBA Finals
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    Jordan Brand athlete Ray Allen will be lacing up several Jordan XX8 PE models for the NBA playoffs. His team-colored player exclusives features brilliant hits of gold that will turn heads as the Miami Heat look to repeat their title. For Home games, Allen will choose from a White/Black/University Gold or White/Gym Red/University Gold colorway. On the road, the options are Black/Gold and Gym...
  • 5 Kicks Worth Copping Now
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    Our editors selected 5 kicks worth picking up for UNDER RETAIL. We teamed up with Renarts to get you 15% off any order with code "dadsngrads" at checkout. Checkout our favorite kicks.
  • JaVale McGee Makes It Rain, Gives $100 To Homeless Man
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  • Trinidad James Breaks a Sneaker Commandment (via SneakerMob)
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    Trinidad James is by no means reserved when it comes to fashion. You might see him in an all over gold print shirt, or wearing HBA with motocross pants (we don't get it either). However last night James broke out a fresh new pair of Shadow Jordan 1s, and broke a sneaker commandment. Pictured above, you can see the extra grey lace bag still attached to the shoe. Hopefully he's not planning on...
  • Reebok Shaqnosis Retro - Release Recap
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    Since its original release in 1995, fans of both Reebok and The Big Aristotle himself have been clamoring for a re-release. Ealier this year, their cries were answered, as Reebok teased images of a Shaqnosis retro that were scheduled for a 2013 re-release. Finally, the day came, and as the online shop link dropped at 12:00 am sharp this Friday, thousands rushed to the site for their chance to own...
  • Look at Wale's Sneaker Collection
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    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? Let us know in the comments below and make sure that you stay tuned to...
  • Underrated Audio: July 13-19
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    This week's Underrated Audio gathers four tracks of varying kinds for your listening pleasure. Both Kevin Gates and Ace Hood dropped albums this past week, and while Ace Hood's Trials & Tribulations was undoubtedly made for the mainstream, Kevin Gates' project took a somewhat experimental approach to rap. Gates incorporates rap-singing on Stranger Than Fiction, and while the content may be...
  • Gold Gang Clothing Line By Trinidad James
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    Trinidad James unveiled detailed photos of his Gold Gang T-Shirts today. Previewing several of the prints on his Instagram and Twitter, the rapper's clothing line features 12 different T-Shirts each featuring varying amounts of gold accents.Like so many other artists, expanding a personal brand into a clothing brand is a common route to take, and with such a large personality and following,...
  • Chris Brown's Fighter Jet Foamposite Lamborghini
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    When he's not handing out Reeboks in Compton, Chris Brown is busy giving his Lamborghini a sneaker inspired paint job. You may recognize the Fighter Jet camouflage from the Foamposite that released earlier this year. The sleek new paint job is made complete with red rims and grill, and definitely will be a head turner. What do you think about this Foamposite colorway on a car? Hot or not?
  • We Heart Black Cement 3'S
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    It's been 25 years since the Air Jordan Cement Black III's have hit the court and these shoes are still being spotted on the feet of some of the most fashionable people in the world. For those of you that don't have confidence in your sense of style, take some notes from these taste makers on how to rock your Air Jordan Cement Black 3's. According to these pictures, Cement Black 3's may be the...
  • 8 NBA Players Who Blew Their Fortune & Went Broke
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    Former athletes and entertainers are becoming synonymous with the word "broke".  Many athletes have signed lofty contracts and lost it all. Much like Mike Tyson.  A vast majority of players aren't financially responsible which ultimately leaves them bankrupt. Some have gambled their money away or carried an entourage too big for their checkbook. Either way you slice it some players did a...
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