Charts Don’t Lie: October 13

The past two weeks were dominated by Drake, who in turn dominated the charts with Nothing Was The Same. Now Justin Timberlake has taken over, with the release of  The 20/20 Experience 2, his second...

  • Charts Don’t Lie: October 13
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    The past two weeks were dominated by Drake, who in turn dominated the charts with Nothing Was The Same. Now Justin Timberlake has taken over, with the release of  The 20/20 Experience 2, his second album in the span of a year, and his second album to debut at #1 in that same time. While this album has received generally much less favorable reviews than the first part, that hasn't stopped fans...
  • Lakers Nick Young Slides Down Great Wall Of China & Crashes (Video)
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    The Lakers travelled to China and Nick Young wiped out on a toboggan at the Great Wall of China.  Before matching up with the Golden State Warriors in Beijing, the Lakers went to the Great Wall and a few went down a huge slide on toboggans.  Well, Nick Young decided to film himself while flying down the slide and was yelling about sliding down the Great Wall...until he crashed.  Young's new...
  • The Most Overused Sneaker Designs
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    Like anything, sneakers are guilty of taking on trends. Some trends stick around and are used again throughout the years, sparingly. Others, are just beaten to a pulp and become nauseating at the very site. Recently, there has been an overwhelming amount of repeated patterns and colorways that need to be addressed. Not all of these designs make the sneaker horrible, or unbearable, but everything...
  • Kanye Rocks Red October Yeezy IIs In Celeb Kicks Of The Week
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    Usher may have shown off the best kicks of the year when he posted a picture of his birthday gift. He received a very rare Air Jordan 11 "Pantone" signed by the legend Tinker Hatfield. We saw Chris Paul attend the Yeezus concert in an exclusive pair of Air Jordan 9 "Bin23", while Yeezy himself rocked the yet-to-be-released Red October Yeezy 2's.Bow Wow showed off the most range in the heat this...
  • Jets Quarterback Geno Smith Rocks Red October Yeezy 2s At Nets Game
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    Jets quarterback Geno Smith had a huge weekend. Yesterday, he topped Drew Brees and the Saints to help the Jets improve to 5-4. Earlier in the weekend, he attended the Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat game, and drew a lot of attention from the sneaker community when he rocked his pair of Red October Yeezy 2's. He later gave a more detailed look of the kicks on instagram in case you wanted the full...
  • Cam'ron's Sick Sneaker Closet
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    Cam'ron took to instagram to display some of his sneaker collection. His stash goes from floor, which is marble of course, to ceiling. You can see a ton of Reebok boxes, which isn't surprising considering his recent work with Reebok. Also, there's the traditional Jordans, Air maxes, and Adidas. Although the shot is gloomy, we appreciate the glimpse inside the Dipset Capo's sneaker stash.  
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 17th
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    Eminem week officially hit us with full force. We've seen legendary rappers like Jay Z and Kanye West both drop albums this past year, but none compared to the chart domination of Slim Shady. As we mentioned last week, a few of Em's old albums had popped back up on the Billboard 200, presumably due to anticipation for new one, MMLP2. Well, this past week, that was taken to the next level, with...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: November 11-17
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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 Jhene Aiko, Jeezy, The Weekend, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks...
  • 10 Most Expensive Sneakers At Flight Club, Totalling $33K
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    In todays day in age of the internet and online shopping, you can never be too sure what you're getting until you have it in your hands. This is a particularly scary process for sneakerheads, who often pay well over retail for sneakers via the internet.Thankfully, stores like Flight Club exist. Albeit, their 80/20 consignment makes prices a bit higher than usual, the peace of mind that you're...
  • Air Jordan 1 Sneakers Only Cost $16 To Make
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    According to the breakdown in the slide; materials takes up most of the cost with a staggering $10.75. Add in labor ($2.43), overhead ($2.10), and factory profit ($0.97) and you get an estimated production cost of $16.25. Thats a far cry from the $160-$170 price range most Air Jordans retail for now. Makes you think![Via]
  •  25 Shopping References In Rap For Black Friday
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    Today is an annual shopping event in the United States known as Black Friday. With deals on just about everything across the web and in stores, a lot of people get their Christmas shopping on today, and even a little personal shopping done for themselves. For rappers, this kind of shopping is done on a weekly basis, and it's usually not based off whether something is on sale. We can't all be so...
  • Childish Gambino Recorded His New Album At Chris Bosh's Mansion
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    Chris Bosh gets a lot of flack for unknowingly making funny faces during photos, and generally giving off the wrong impression, but recently he was involved in something cool as Childish Gambino recorded his latest album at Bosh's house.  Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is gearing up for his new LP Because The Internet which is dropping December 10th, and reveals in a new interview with...
  • Review: Iggy Azalea's "Glory"
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    Thanks to emcees like Iggy Azalea, the female rapper has clawed its way off of the endangered species list.  The Australian bombshell earned her name like Indiana Jones.  Her whip appeal struck T.I., and her quest for the Holy Grail is underway with the assistance of Grand Hustle. Glory stands as her gateway offering on the road to The New Classic.  Designed as a traditional...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 4-10)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, 50 Cent, Lil B and more!
  • Charts Don't Lie: July 14
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    Soon Jay-Z is going to be on the charts, undoubtedly dominating the top spot, which belonged to J. Cole this week. Jay-Z's new album has made waves not only for it's creative rollout but for changing the rules of RIAA, in order to ensure the album went platinum before it even dropped, unlike our other chart-toppers this week, who are working their way to platinum the old-fashioned way. On top of...
  • Durant Says Reporter's On Molly & J.R. Smith Insults NY Reporter
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    The temperatures rising during the summer and so are tempers as both Kevin Durant and J.R. Smith had some choice words for reporters who had rubbed them the wrong way. ESPN’s Chris Palmer tweeted a list of the 17 “smartest” players in the NBA.  Among that list: Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, LeBron James, Steve Nash, and Ricky Rubio, to name a few.  One name that was absent is the league’s...
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