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Ain’t No N***a Like…Dame Dash

Sitting in the audience last night inside the crowded 37 Street Arts Theater in Manhattan Off Broadway, I witnessed another great Damon Dash contribution, one that takes hip-hop culture to another significant level of accomplishment.        Sony Entertainment and Damon Dash produced, “Hip-Hop Monologues: the Life and the Mind of Jim Jones.” It was a… Read more »

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No Snitchin’: The Senate Version

“Strangeness, you don’t control this, you barely hold this/ Screaming brand new, when they just sanitized the old shit/ Suppose it’s, just another clever Jedi mind trick/ That they been runnin across stars through all the time with/ –          Black Star, Thieves In The Night, Black Star (1998). “They don’t know, who we be/” –         … Read more »

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50 Cent: Blood On The Sand (Game Review)

  Developer/Publisher: Swordfish/THQPlatform: XBOX 360   Players: 1-2(Online)Release Date: 2/24/09   Rating: C   With the massive popularity of Curtis Jackson’s Rap persona, it is no surprise his brand has transcended past music onto clothing, movies, television, and beverages. In 2005, 50 Cent took his Southside Queens hustle to a platform Hip-Hop has often failed… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Barrera-Khan, Kirkland Reigns Supreme, Hopkins’ Move Up, Mayweather’s Comeback, Pipino Cuevas

Barrera: “I am not your stepping stone.” Today (March 14), Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barrera (65-6, 43 KOs) is on a mission to prove that he’s still an elite fighter. The test comes in the form of young British sensation Amir Khan (19-1, 15 KOs), who’ll face the cagey veteran in the toughest bout of his… Read more »

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Game Review: Street Fighter IV

Developer/Publisher: CapcomPlatform: XBOX 360   Players: 1-2Release Date: 2/17/09   Rating: A-   It’s been nearly twelve years since Street Fighter III. After two subsequent installments and die-hard Street Fighter fans questioning Capcom about the next title, the company finally decided it was about time to give us what we wanted. Despite the fact that… Read more »

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The 10 B.I.G. Commandments

March 9th, 2007 marked the 10 yr anniversary of the death of arguably the greatest rapper of all time. It doesn’t seem like it’s been that long and it probably won’t matter how many years pass, his music and memory will live on. I remember getting the phone call that he passed that morning and… Read more »

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KNOCKOUT NATION:Marquez Dissects Diaz, Adamek Shines, Mayweather Demands, Mike McCallum

Marquez Weathers Storm to Stop Diaz in Nine Juan Manuel Marquez (50-4-1, 37 KOs) may be reaching the twilight of his illustrious career, but the veteran technician proved on Saturday (February 28) he still has much left in the tank. Before a raucous crowd, Marquez stopped a relentless Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz (34-2, 17 KOs)… Read more »

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