• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dwyane Wade's Li-Ning Christmas Kicks
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    On Christmas Day, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat will be taking on Kobe and the Lakers. The NBA stars always break out a Christmas inspired sneaker on this day that has the sneaker community giddy with excitement. The first to unveil their Christmas surprise is Li-Ning with its Way of Wade "Christmas." This frog looking green upper is actually considered a stingray-inspired print. Still, I'm...
  • Underrated Audio: November 2 - November 8
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    Everyone seems to be in Eminem overdrive with the release of Marshall Mathers LP 2 (HotNewHipHop is no different, as you probably noticed), but Underrated Audio gives us a chance to shy away from whatever is taking over our Top 100 chart or taking over our News feed. Thus, we bring you four records from three different spitters and one completely new artist we've never heard before, all of whom...
  • Kevin Durant Shows Off His Exclusive "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan 5
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    Despite claiming he is not a sneakerhead, and despite his allegiance to the University of Texas, Kevin Durant took to instagram to display a very exclusive pair of the Air Jordan 5 "Oregon Ducks." The sneakers, which first surfaced over a week ago, have gotten a lot of attention, as do most Oregon Duck Jordan PE's. The green suede looks super clean on the 5s silhouette with the "O" on the tongue,...
  • Kickasso Makes LeBron X "Duck Dynasty" Customs
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    Customizer Kickasso gave the Nike LeBron X a West Monroe, Louisiana vibe with this "Duck Dynasty" custom. The outrageous t.v show made famous by their wild Uncle Si, is the inspiration behind this woodsy camo custom. The Nike LeBron X "Duck Dynasty" features orange laces, accents and air unit to keep you safe while looking stylish on your duck hunt. 
  • Rappers Celebrate Thanksgiving 2013
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    It’s almost that time of year again, where you get to stuff your face with delicious food and hang out with your close friends and family. Like us normal folk, rappers celebrate Thanksgiving too. While most of the year we see rappers stunting on us and bragging about their material possessions, around Thanksgiving we often see the kinder side of hip-hop artists, as many of them will put...
  • LL Cool J On Kobe Trash Talking Him & Anthony Mason Protecting Him
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    Active in the industry for nearly 30 years, LL Cool James, has been around the entertainment industry long enough that he has some interesting tales.  In a recent sit down with SLAM, the New York native talks about his ties to the NBA community.  Apparently, he was close with Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley and Anthony Mason - members of the tough-as-nails Knicks teams of the early 90s.   LL...
  • Wale Tells Us How To Reject Women Like Mutombo
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    Dikembe Mutombo has been a mainstay reference for rappers since the 90s.  Usually rappers are talking about how big they are, on the block, or how their money is "long like Mutombo."   The NBA legend has seen a post-playing career resurgence of late as his trademark blocking prowess followed by his signature finger waving were used in a viral GEIKO commercial.  Rick Ross dropped off a "No...
  • SUMMER JAM 2012: Nas and Lauryn Hill
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