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"),...
  • Jay Z Gives Nike A Deadline To Make Offer For Kevin Durant
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    Under Armour has officially made a 10-year $285 million pitch to Kevin Durant, and now the pressure is on Nike to match that offer or risk watching the Slim Reaper walk.  KD is represented by RocNation Sports and their founder, Mr. Jay Z, isn't going to let The Swoosh take their sweet time in preparing a deal. Jay has officially given Nike until Wednesday to come up with an offer, though it...
  • Under Armour Could Become Official Outfitter Of The Baltimore Police Department
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    Tomorrow, January 28th, Baltimore's city spending panel is set to give the green light for a new collaboration between the police department and Under Armour. The move to the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand is said to “potentially improve the quality and durability of police uniforms and relieve some strain on the Police Department budget.” "Once we know it's OK for us to do, I think...
  • Damian Lillard To Replace Blake Griffin On All-Star Team
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    Los Angeles Clippers' All-Star forward, Blake Griffin, will be out of the lineup indefinitely due to a staph infection in his elbow. Griffin, who was named as a starter on the Western Conference All-Stat team, will therefore be unable to compete in next weekend's All Star Game at Madison Square Garden. With DeMarcus Cousins already being added to the West's All-Star roster as a replacement for...
  • BIG IN JAPAN! Atmos x Nike : Air Max 1 !
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    BIG IN JAPAN! Atmos x Nike collab CAMOxANIMAL prints Air Max 1's are definitely going to make an impression this season. These kicks are taking some of the most popular patterns in fashion and bringing them together in an Air Max 1. AtmosxNike are also bringing you the matching shirts and snapbacks to complete the look. Who ever said PATTERNxPATTERN wouldn't work?! Launch Date : Saturday...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week - Feb. 09
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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 P.A.P.I. (NORE) murders a toilet, Ice T helps Mike Tyson catch rapists, and Azealia Banks has...
  • Tupac Impersonator Appears At A Celtics Game
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    Really, Tupac? You're going to be resurrected as a Celtics fan?  During last night's game this Tupac impostor was spotted, and with the bandana he had going on it looked eerily similar to the West Coat gangsta rapper. As it turns out, the dudes name is Nash Muraya, and he is a Tupac impersonator. But, that's only his night time gig. Muraya is actually a tennis pro in Cape Cod. Tennis pro...
  • Steph Curry Leaves Nike
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    One of if not the best shooter as of right now in the NBA Steph Curry has officially dumped Nike for a contract with Under Armour.  The press release below provides the details of the situation.BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour (NYSE:UA) today announced the addition of dynamic NBA point guard Stephen Curry to their roster of world-class athletes. As part of the multi-year...
  • Nick Young Hired Two ‘Shoe Keepers’ To Watch Over His Sneaker Collection
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    While Nick Young was playing a game at the Staples Center last year, his house was being ransacked by thieves who made off with a number of highly exclusive kicks. Now, Swaggy P is taking measures to ensure that his 'Supreme' Foams and other highly sought after kicks remain in his possession. According to a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, the Lakers guard reveals that he is in the...
  • LeBron James To Produce NBA Fashion Show During All-Star Weekend
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    The NBA is the home of some of the most outlandish outfits on the planet. From Russell Westbrook and Dwyane Wade's over the top looks to Tim Duncan's patented baggy attire, there is no shortage of entertainment when it comes to pre and post game attire.  For the first time ever, the league is capitalizing on this thanks to LeBron James' Springhill Production Company, who will be hosting a...
  • Kanye West's Adidas Yeezy Collection Unveiled
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    Kanye West officially debuted his much anticipated Yeezy Collection with Adidas tonight at a fashion show which included spectators like Rihanna, Diddy, Jay & Bey and of course, Kim. Furthermore, the Adidas 'Confirmed' app sent out a notification letting sneakerheads know that the Yeezy Boost was available for reservation, though all of the pairs were quickly reserved before you could blink. If...
  • Charles Barkley Says MJ Is A Cheapskate
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    Charles Barkley is in Dallas for the Final 4, as is Conan O'Brien, and the two got to discussing Charles' tipping habits on the show. Chuck first tells about how he once tipped a blackjack dealer $25,000, and then goes in to take some jabs at Michael Jordan, and Tiger Woods. How are those guys so rich? Because they're horrible tippers.  The Round Mound of Rebound also weighs in on why he...
  • 10 NBA Players Making It Big On New Teams
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     With the NBA's regular season winding down, we're taking a look back at some of the best hits and misses of 2013-14.After spotlighting some of the Association's biggest disappointments, this week we're taking a look at the best players with different jerseys this season. We're counting down the Top 10, taking into account both the player's performance this season, and their impact on...
  • Usher Lights His Air Jordans On Fire After Performance With Chris Brown
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    Usher took the stage with Chris Brown over the weekend to perform CB's new single, 'New Flame,' in Las Vegas at the iHeartRadio Festival. Usher caught the attention of sneakerheads by rocking an eye catching 'Liquid Gold' Air Jordan 11 PE, and also by lighting a pair of 'Oreo' Js on fire after a brief dance off with Chris Brown. We're not saying the 'Oreo' Air Jordan 5s are one of the greatest...
  • 6 Air Jordans That Cost As Much As An iPhone6
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    Forget the phone, get the Js. Or, just save your $600 and buy your mom something nice. I'm not here to tell you what to do.  If you are looking to spend some extra money though, there are more than enough places to do so, including the Apple Store and Flight Club. The iPhone6 Plus retails for about $300. Add to that the service plan, and all that jazz- you're looking at a $600 price...
  • Gilbert Arenas Lists $3.5M Home With Shark Tank & Hyperbaric Chamber
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    At the height of his career, Gilbert Arenas was an extremely marketable world-class scoring machine.  He used the excess money he had to purchase a lavish mansion while playing for the Washington Wizards.  Now, with his NBA career a seemingly distant memory, and doing his pro hooping overseas, Agent Zero is putting his D.C. estate back on the market.  Listed at $3.5 million on Realtor.com, the...
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