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...
  • Exclusive Playoff Edition Jordans
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    Being a Jordan Brand athlete has its perks, and this playoff season is a perfect example. The Jordan XX8, Jordan Super.Fly 2, MELO M9, CP3.VI AE and Jordan Aero Mania all received custom player edition colorways with their own unique flair special to the player that will be lacing them up. Expect to see Ray Allen, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace and Rip Hamilton among the players that will be...
  • Fabolous and Pusha-T "The Life Is So Exciting" Tour Ticket Giveaway
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    Fabolous & Pusha-T bring you "The Life Is So Exciting" Tour and we have tickets to one of the last shows of this tour! Don't miss your chance to be part of an already legendary tour with appearances by Cassie, The Dream, Trey Songz and more! The show takes place in Montreal, Canada on Thursday May 30 at Club Soda, brought to you by MG2. It is an ALL AGES event! Contest Rules :  Screenshot the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eminem's Nike Air Max Charity Collection
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    Eminem will forever go down as one of the greatest rap artists of all time, and his career has yet to be concluded. While his music is celebrated and praised, people often forget about his long time work with Nike, creating some of the most unique and sought after shoes of all time. Today, we are privleged to peek into the closet of JD Beltran, who has not only great variety of in his...
  • Kid Yells To Shaq "Don't Ever Disrespect Houston Again"
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    Never need much of a reason to insult Dwight Howard, Shaq put him on blast after he left the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, saying “not a whole lot of people can handle being under the bright lights,” and adding, “I think it was a safe move for him to go to a little town like Houston.”The people of H-Town (America’s fourth most populated city) obviously didn’t...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Mindless Behavior VIP Meet and Greet
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    HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Mindless Behavior fans VIP treatment at their meet and greets this week, where the winner and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with the group. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop and @RUVilla on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include the meet and greet you'd like to attend + #HNHHMB [Example: IL #HNHHMB]3. You're...
  • 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...
  • Underrated Audio: August 10-16
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    It doesn't even really need to be said at this point, but this past week was dominated by Kendrick Lamar and the many "Control" responses that followed. It seems every rapper feels some type of way about some line in K. Dot's verse, even if they weren't directly called out. You've probably had your fill of anything titled "Control" so let's take a look at some of the records that dropped this...
  • 10 Dope NBA Homes
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    With wealth comes the opportunity to make extravagant purchases.  While NBA players love to rack up obscene tabs in night clubs and blow cash on sports cars, usually the biggest investment they'll make is in their homes.  Some of these residences are hard for us normal folks to even comprehend.  Let's take a look at 10 Most Impressive Homes Owned By NBA Players. 
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