Who’s Making Moves: Jen Yu of AKOO

Name: Jennifer Yu Title: Director of Marketing, AKOO Clothing Neighborhood: New York City’s East Village…”but I still miss the westside (California).” How she got here: “I originally got my start in the entertainment/fashion industry by launching Nelly‘s women’s apparel line, Apple Bottoms in 2003 at MAGIC in Las Vegas. From there I continued to consult… Read more »



10 Gadgets You Need This Summer

May is here! And you know what that means: Less than 30 days left until Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to the summer season. So this month, aside from upgrading your wardrobe, detailing your ride and telling your girl that you think you need to spend a little bit of time apart to reevaluate… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Williams-Cintron Tomorrow, Margarito Comeback Leads to Pacquiao? Diaz-Marquez II, Mosley-Mayweather Fallout

Williams-Cintron Battle on HBO Tomorrow night (May 8), avoided contender Paul “The Punisher” Williams (38-1, 27 KOs) faces dangerous power-puncher Kermit “The Killer” Cintron (32-2-1, 28 KOs). The bout, which will be contested at junior-middleweight (154 pounds), will establish the premier fighter at the weight, and also the next logical opponent for newly crowned middleweight… Read more »



FIRST LOOK: Rocawear Introduces Singer Alexis Jordan

Rocawear shot their Fall 2010 lookbook today with Star Roc/Roc Nation’s new teenage sensation, Alexis Jordan. The fresh-faced young artist follows a strong tradition of artists with Jay-Z‘s seal of approval who star in his clothing brand’s promotions, including Memphis Bleek to Tru Life to Jay himself. Eighteen-year-old Alexis, whose stunning looks can be attributed… Read more »



Splinter Cell Conviction Game Review

Developer / Publisher: UbisoftPlatform: XBOX 360Players: 1 – 2 (Multiplayer)Rating: AIn a world of replicators and imitators, the Splinter Cell series has remained one of the most original and progressive video games in recent history. It’s innovation within the stealth genre is legendary and has never faltered with bringing intense espionage storylines to life. Now on its… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Mayweather-Mosley Round By Round Coverage Tonight, Weigh-In, Leonard-Hearns Give Their Thoughts, Prediction for Tonight!

Less than an hour ago, Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley faced off one last time before they’ll engage in battle tomorrow night (May 1) in the MGM Grand for the welterweight title. Fans at the weigh-in slightly favored Mosley, who looked great coming right in at 147 despite his last fight being in January 2009…. Read more »



Watch: Kimora Lee & Russell Simmons “Play Fight”

During Live’s recent live stream of Baby Phat‘s Summer 2010 collection, held at Phat Fashions’ midtown Manhattan offices, host Kimora Lee Simmons was surprised when ex-husband Russell Simmons appeared in the room. The animated ex-couple immediately start to play fight over Kimora allegedly insinuating that Russell’s current girl, Julie Henderson, was “fat” on an… Read more »



Shane Mosley: Ready for War

You’ve seen the 24/7 episodes. Read the extensive interviews here with trainers Naazim Richardson and Roger Mayweather. But just 5 days from now, all the hype and opinions cease, and welterweight champion Shane Mosley will seek to seal his legacy by being the first man to defeat Floyd Mayweather, Jr. After dismantling Antonio Margarito nearly… Read more »



Monday Fashion Feature: Pome Footwear Reinvents The Duck Boot – And Is Not Stopping There

Pomé footwear couldn’t have had better timing. Boots have infiltrated menswear, from the runways to the streets, in both rugged and polished designs. P0mé has successfully married the outdoors with the gritty city streets in their first batch of footwear — fresh, updated duck  boots.  I recently caught up with the creative genius behind the… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Showtime and Showtime Compete Tomorrow with Intriguing Matchups, Shane Mosley Interview Next Week!

Chances are, if you’re reading this column you’re a diehard boxing fan. And one of the small enjoyments of being a hardcore follower is being treated to a loaded Saturday night of boxing. Tomorrow (April 24), Showtime and HBO will compete for your views with 2 cards that promise to be filled with brutal, exciting… Read more »