Alvin aqua Blanco
About Alvin aqua Blanco
Alvin aqua Blanco is the Director of Content in the Men's Division for iOne Digital, steering Cassius Life and Hip-Hop Wired. Representing the Bronx, he was nurtured by a steady diet of Hip-Hop culture and music. He graduated from the University of Virginia, with a B.A. in African American Studies and Psychology. His prior work has appeared in XXL, The Source, Vibe, The Village Voice, and other notable print and online publications. Other stops in his over 15-year journalism career include BET, MTV News, and AllHipHop.com. Alvin joined iOne in 2017 and continues to always make sure the culture—be it music, business, fashion, sports, sneakers, and everything in between—is thoroughly and accurately documented.
Sixeteen years after its release and Will Smith’s I Am Legend has become a cult classic film. The actor formerly known as The Fresh Prince recently confirmed that he is indeed working on a sequel with fellow Hollywood star Michael B. Jordan.
You just know Eddie Murphy’s forthcoming holiday film, Candy Cane Lane, is serious if Raphael Saadiq is on the soundtrack. On Friday (Nov. 24) the renowned artist premiered a new song called “Miracle,” featuring British singer Kelli-Leigh, on Amazon Music.
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We lost MF DOOM aka Zev Love X aka Daniel Dumile way too soon. The late, great MC’s estate is teaming with Rhymesayers Entertainment to celebrate the third annual DOOMSDAY with plenty of merchandise and music for fans of the Supervillian.
Jeezy has been busy lately. On Monday (Oct. 30), the Snowman announced that he has departed his longtime Def Jam recording home, but is nevertheless dropping a new double album on Friday, November 3.
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III is less than a month from release, so you know Activision is bringing out all the promotional big guns. A new film brings The Lobby—where you set up before counting down and launching into video gameplay—to real life and features NBA star Devin Booker, rapper 21 Savage and more.