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MOVIE REVIEW: Notorious

Recounting the life of a legendary MC twelve years past his death is a daunting task. Especially when the details of his death are so unclear that the book is still wide open. However, Fox Searchlight took the initiative to release Hip-Hop’s first bipioc Notorious – a film that may skim the surface of a… Read more »

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SICK SUNDAYS: Return of the Three Headed Monster, Jada Builds Momentum, Busta Drops A Bomb, New Drake

What’s good my dudes.  2009 looks like it’s going to be the year  of missed chances in 2008 trying to actually come through.  Already a week in and we’ve seen joints by  golden age heroes and we’ve seen Aftermath trying to build some momentum with their much ballyhooed “3 headed monster” Former G-Unit soldier  Young Buck have already… Read more »

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Wrestler

Starring Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei Directed by Darren Aronofsky Written by Robert D. Siegel   Picture this: You are blessed with a rare talent, ability, or skill.  That skill brings you fortune and fame beyond your wildest dreams. You are adored by millions.  Then, one day, it’s all over.  You find yourself working a… Read more »

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GADGET REVIEW: Zune 16GB

This season, Microsoft has released a new update to the Zune music and video player, combining the best of the older models with a sleek interface and new connectivity options to make the most of the Zune store. The 16GB model we test drove is a good balance of capacity versus price, but the new… Read more »

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SET IT OFF: Notorious

The legacy you leave is not measured in possessions you have when you expire.  It’s not measured by the things you did, but by the effect that you had on the people who loved you and how different the world is for you being there.   Christopher Wallace was an amazing individual whose words altered… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Holyfield Robbed? Pac-Hatton for May09? Haye-V. Klitschko, Ken Norton

Holyfield Loses Bid for Fifth World Title Lumbering behemoth Nikolai Valuev earned a controversial, unpopular majority decision against a game Evander Holyfield this past Saturday to retain his WBA title. The listless fight saw Holyfield take command in the early rounds by the use of his overhand left. Valuev remained tentative, simply throwing feeler jabs… Read more »

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MOVIE REVIEW: Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood plays widower and Korean war veteran Walt Kowalski, a grim soul and general curmudgeon whom even his family can’t stand.  He’s also a bigot who seemingly hates everything about the modern world.  He lives in a neighborhood that is populated by several Hmong families.      When a Hmong teenager named Tao (Bee… Read more »

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