Knockout: Hip Hop's Love of Boxing

The "feud" between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather a couple weeks back got us thinking about the long-standing love affair between rappers and boxers. Both require a tremendous amount of skill, and both...

  • Knockout: Hip Hop's Love of Boxing
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    The "feud" between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather a couple weeks back got us thinking about the long-standing love affair between rappers and boxers. Both require a tremendous amount of skill, and both camps have made sincere, desperate, and hilarious attempts at paying homage to one another. Boxers have made their attempts at rap (Roy Jones Jr.'s "Y'all Must Have Forgot," Mayweather's "Yep"),...
  • Kanye West's Crazy Multi Million Dollar Sneaker Designs
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    Kanye West has always had an eye for fashion, it's like he said before he had it he closed his eyes and imagined. Aside from being a rapper Kanye has an undeniable talent for creating shoes. From his colabs with Nike, Louis Vuitton, Reebok, Bape, and Giuseppe, Kanye has always had his creative mind in the shoe game. With Ye's style and persona having so much influence over sneakerheads and...
  • Big Sean Announces Fashion & Lifestyle Company "Aura Gold"
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    Big Sean is planning to have a big presence in 2013. He is currently readying his sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, and recently confirmed the existence of G.O.O.D, Music's mysterious Cruel Winter project. On top of his musical endeavors, the Detroit rapper is now launching his brand new fashion and lifestyle company "Aura Gold".The fashion portion of the company takes it's name from Sean's...
  • Air Jordan 3 - Retro Bright Crimson
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    The Air Jordan 3 - Bright Crimson's are releasing this week. The 3 has always been amongst the favorites of the Jordan collection. On this drop the shoe will feature a "Canyon Purple" on the elephant print & the sole, as well as "Bright Crimson" accents on a classic black canvas. Definitely a great look for spring 2013.  Release Date:  February 23 2013
  • 'Oregon Ducks' Air Jordan 10 Unveiled
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    The authenticity of the "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan 10 has not been confirmed, though this certainly looks to be the latest edition in the long line of Oregon Js. The kicks feature the same colorway and build as the Oregon Air Jordna 5.  The Air Jordan 10 is constructed of a green leather upper, with inlaid black leather through the mid foot. The school's mascot is stamped on the heel, and...
  • The Best Phil Jackson Memes On Social Media
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    Phil Jackson made his long awaited return to Madison Square Garden last night, as President of Basketball Operations for the New York Knicks. The signing provides hope for Knicks fans, and the franchise, who are fighting for a spot in the playoffs. Phil Jackson received a standing ovation in MSG as the Knicks took down the Pacers last night, pushing their win streak to 7 games. Hopeful Knick...
  • Best Foamposites Of All Time
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    Many people think foams are dead. It sure seems that way after the last couple Foamposite releases. Does Nike have what it takes to bring life back to foams?All these horrible colorways had me reminiscing about some of the better colorways that have released.In honor of the poor Foamposite designs to recently drop, we have made a list of 5 of the best Foamposites, in order to commemorate the good...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: July 11 To July 19
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    Dissecting the funniest, most entertaining, and outrageous tweets from some of the biggest names in rap who are on Twitter.  Twitter is intriguing to fans because it offers an un-buffered forum into the minds of some of your favorite artists.  The material is often raw and unfiltered, and lucky for us, most of these guys have no filter.Check out the article's Twitter...
  • LeBron James Opts Out Of Contract With Miami Heat
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    As expected, LeBron James and his agent have informed the Miami Heat that he will opt out of the final year of his contract and test free agency.  LeBron James' agent Rich Paul has told Heat LeBron will exercise early termination option — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 24, 2014 James will officially become a free agent on July 1st. His opting out doesn't mean he can't...
  • LeBron's Autographed HS Jersey Being Sold For $50,000
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    LeBron James' iconic Saint Vincent's Saint Mary jersey is currently up for auction on eBay with an astronomical buy it now price of $50,000. According to the listing, the jersey is authentic and is the same one LeBron wore during his senior year of high school.  As always, buying items like this online could be sketchy, though the seller, 'City Liquidators Autograph Store' has impeccable...
  • Knicks Owner Wants The Team's Cheerleaders To Stop Dancing
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    The owner of the New York Knicks, James Dolan, is upset about several things around the organization and even wants to stop the Knicks City Dancers from dancing. During the Knicks' home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dolan became irate and embarrassed that his team would be losing at home to a team that was in the lottery last year.  Following the Knicks breakthrough season last year which...
  • Out Of The Booth: Why Hip Hop Is Everywhere
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    As the market has become seemingly over saturated with talent, hip hop artists have begun following in the steps of icons such as Will Smith, LL Cool J, and Jay-Z, and now do more than simply churn out music.  Rappers today are as focused on creating a brand for themselves, as they are in dropping a banging LP.  Putting their personalities on display has become a fixture in...
  • Wale Named 'Creative Liaison' Of The Washington Wizards
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    The Toronto Raptors aren't the only squad to have created a position in their organization for a rapper/super fan. Ted Leonsis, the owner of the Washington Wizards, has announced that Wale will serve as the teams 'creative liaison,' and his first job will be to perform during player intros during their home opener this Saturday. What else does a 'creative liaison do? Glad you were...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: May 30 to June 5
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    Dissecting the funniest, most entertaining, and outrageous tweets from some of the biggest names in rap who are on Twitter.  Twitter is intriguing to fans because it offers an un-buffered forum into the minds of some of your favorite artists.  The material is often raw and unfiltered, and lucky for us, most of these guys have no filter. Check out the article's Twitter...
  • Cavs, Heat Warned Not To Do '3 Goggles' While In Brazil
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    Good thing the Lakers and Rockets aren't heading to Brazil for their preseason, or they could be a full scale riot in the arena. The popular '3 Goggles' 3-point celebration commonly used by guys like Nick Young and James Harden, has a totally different meaning in Brazil, and the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers have been warned not to use the gesture. As part of the Global Games, the Cavs and...
  • Jeremy Lin, Stephen Curry Endorse Lecrae's New Album 'Anomaly'
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    Christian rapper, Lecrae, launched his seventh studio album 'Anomaly' today, and he's already got the support of two Western Conference point guards. Jeremy Lin, who is a devout Christian himself, and Stephen Curry have both taken to twitter in the past to endorse the 6'4 rapper's new album.  Lin, in particular, relates to Lecrae's lyrics which guided him through a rough patch in his career...
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