Happy Birthday Lil B: His Most Based Moments
Lil B celebrated his 26th birthday today by appearing on MSNBC to discuss Bernie Sanders and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. That Lil B was extended such an invitation testifies to his cultural influence.
10 Collaborations We Need
Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.
8 Crucial Injuries That Have Shaped The NBA Season
Injuries are an inevitable part of pro sports, but they’ve become an increasingly glaring issue for the NBA in past years. The athletic strain placed on players who have to spend so much time on the court, playing up to 40 minutes a game on both sides of the ball over 82 games, has forced the discussion of a shortened season.
TYBG: A Breakdown Of Lil B's Fans & Critics
Let’s get this out of the way up front. Lil B is not really a good rapper by almost any metric. This piece isn’t going to be some contrarian-for-click’s-sake editorial telling you that the Based God should have a bust in between Rakim and the Dipset Weed-Carriers Wing in the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame.
Kevin Durant Addresses "The Based God's Curse", Says He's "Cool" With Lil B
The Based God's Curse has been haunting Kevin Durant all year, and now it appears he's finally attempting to break the spell. If you haven't been following, the NBA star has been beefing with Lil B on and off since 2011, when he dissed the rapping skills of the self-deifying emcee. Since then, there's been sporadic back and forth between the two, with talk of a one on one game taking place at one point or another.
Game Wins $20,000 From Kevin Durant For Hitting A 3-Pointer
It's well-known that Game can throw down on the court, with the rapper being granted a Basketball scholarship at Washington State University. Apparently, NBA star Kevin Durant still wasn't convinced, as he agreed to front Game 20k if he made an "all-net" NBA-range three-pointer. Making sure to record the moment for Instagram purposes, Game made the shot in front of an audience of James Harden, DeMar DeRozan, and Drake. Rather than into Game's pocket, the money will be going to a youth league team in California.
Quick5: Logic Talks XXL Freshmen, The NBA Playoffs, Mac Miller's "Faces" Mixtape
For those just tuning in, "Quick5" is our new lightning-quick interview series, during which we'll be asking artists whatever five (quick) questions happen to be on our minds, each exchange clocking in at under two minutes.
Rockets Fans Wore Harden & Howard Jerseys Courtside To Troll OKC, Had To Take Them Off
The topic of James Harden is a sore one in Oklahoma City after they traded him away last season only to see him develop into arguably the best two guard in the NBA. Now teamed with Dwight Howard in Houston, Harden and the Rockets are a formidable for the Thunder in the West. Last night two fans decided to ignore decorum and wore their Rockets jerseys while sitting courtside. One dude had on a Dwight Howard Rockets jersey, and the other had a red Rockets Dwight jersey.
Kevin Durant Shows Off His Exclusive "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan 5
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, and the mascot on the heel.
Durant Rocks N7 KD VIs: NBA Sneaker Gameday Recap
Kevin Durant took the floor in the Nike N7 KD6 last night, which is scheduled to drop this weekend. Durant went for 23 and 10 assists in a win over the Mavericks. Gotta be the shoes!Other kicks that caught our eye:
Andrei Kirilenko Says Kobe & Durant Are Harder To Guard Than LeBron
Andrei Kirilenko says that guarding Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant is harder than guarding LeBron James.
Durant As Jason & Collison As Walter White At OKC Halloween Party (Photos)
With the season starting Tuesday, the OKC Thunder looked to celebrate Halloween a little early on Saturday night. A few of them killed with their costumes, including Nick Collison as Walter White in full "cook gear," Serge Ibaka as Eddie Murphy's Akeem in "Coming to America," and Russell Westbrook as the plug to his girlfriend's socket. Kendrick Perkins went as a giant Big Bad Wolf with his wife playing Little Red Riding Hood, and Kevin Durant went as Jason Vorhees from the "Friday the 13th" series.