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The Nation of Gods and Earths developed a connection with Hip-Hop culture that stretches far beyond the sharing of lingo.

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DJ Drama hit up The Breakfast Club to promote his new album, Quality Street Music, but a topic that was discussed first was last weekend’s tussle between Young Jeezy and Rick Ross at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Barack O’Drama witnessed the backstage meeting of the rival Def Jam labelmates and doesn’t hold any of […]

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Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, movies and popcorn, washed up entertainers and reality shows. The same principal applies to rappers and certain producers. Certain MCs and certain beat makers just have that magic touch when they link up in the studio [II]. Sometimes, when the force is that strong, rappers and […]

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Hip-Hop has seen its share of rapper deaths over the years, from Scott La Rock to Slim Dunkin.’ No matter how many times it happens, it always comes as a shock, even if the rapper or Hip-Hop personality is living that hella reckless Y.O.L.O. life. But it’s the senseless rap killings that go unsolved that […]

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When you’re an athlete (or anyone with more than a little extra pocket change) having a good business manager is of the utmost importance.  Coming into a lot of money can be as much of a gift as a curse, and if you don’t believe us, take Vince Young, for example. The former Tennessee Titan […]

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Today (September 21), after much anticipation, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to serve as its official unveiling. Bruce Ratner (Forest City Ratner Companies Chairman and CEO), New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov and plenty of civic officials including Mayor Michael Bloomberg were on hand to gush about what the new stadium will mean […]

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Today, in Chi-Town, at the Chicago Illuminating Company, Derrick Rose and adidas Basketball debuted the ‘D Rose 3′ signature basketball shoe and its first apparel line. The NBA MVP point guard helped present the new shoe himself, even getting emotional and shedding tears when watching footage from his current “The Return Of D Rose” documentary series. The Chicago […]

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Supreme, the streetwear brand, and Three 6 Mafia, the veteran Memphis rappers, are clearly a magnificent combination. The former hosted a Fashion Night Out party (September 6th) at Westway NYC which featured a performance from Juicy J and DJ Paul. With free Jameson booze flowing, Three 6 also added strippers to the festivities while performing […]

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Talib Kweli comes through with his own collection of free Labor Day tunes with his Attack The Block mixtape. The project is a collaboration with DJ Z-Trip. Not the best day to drop a mixtape considering Lil Wayne just dropped Dedication 4, but the more music to choose from the merrier. Download this and you’ll […]

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These kicks right here are ridiculously fresh. The Converse Pro Leather, made popular by Julius “Dr. J” Erving and truly an iconic shoe, gets a plush design makeover by OG streetwear brand Stüssy. First String is the higher end designation of the Converse Brand and in turn Stüssy applied a patchwork of materials like denim and tartan […]

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The gang is all here. Nike Basketball went back and featured 20 sneaker designs that changed the game when it comes to hoop shoes. Spanning over 20 years, it kicks off with the Nike Air Force 180 Low in 1992, which Nas happened to be seen rocking while partying with Team USA in London, and […]

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The 2012 Summer Olympics is poised to be a huge ratings grabber for NBC, but it also spotlights a bevy of Black athletes who have broken barriers in their sports. Olympic swimmer Lia Neal of Brooklyn is only 17, but she’s become the second Black woman in her field to make it to the games. […]