Ballers and Brawlers On Wax: Shaq Fu, Kobe, A.I., Neon Deion, Ron Artest, Roy Jones Jr and More!

Sports and Hip-Hop go hand in hand. Ball players who listen to rap and dress like rappers come a dime a dozen in the NBA and NFL. Then you’ve got all the rappers who regularly go courtside to watch the games. Guys like Jay-Z and Nelly take it one step farther and even own parts… Read more »



Runway Report: N.E.R.D. Visits Live Stock (Vancouver, BC)

Earlier this week on June 2, hundreds of Vancouver’s most stylish Hip-Hop fans lined up outside of the ultra-urban sneaker shop Live Stock. The Canadian crowd waited hours in a line that stretched around the block just to meet N.E.R.D., who were in town for the Glow in the Dark Tour. Live Stock carries Pharrell’s… Read more »



It’s All in the Game: Finals! The NBA’s Most Wanted

  It’s the Lakers and Celtics in the NBA Finals, and no, you’re not watching ESPN’s Instant Classic – but the NBA’s flagship franchises resume their storied rivalry Thursday in a series that promises to be on Instant Classic reruns for years to come.   Much like the previous 10 times they’ve met in the… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Paul Williams’ Payback? Latin Snake vs. The Viper! Pavlik Returns! Power Punchers Face Off! Toney-Rahman Confirmed

  When Paul Williams came to ring blasting McFadden and Whitehead’s “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” on February 9, 2008, he was all smiles. He was the reigning WBO Champion, and being given a showcase fight live on HBO.   “Experts” had been touting Williams as the man to possibly dethrone Floyd Mayweather since Paul’s… Read more »



Hollywood Shuffle: Tyrese In Death Match; Jamie Foxx Goes Solo; Eddie Murphy Is Back! Bokeem Woodbine Takes On Thailand

It was all about the flicks last night in Hollywood. MTV Movie Awards rolled out the red carpet and we were excited to see some of the movies we’ve covered this year in the lineup of the chosen few.    Transformers kicked butt this year scoring “Best Movie” and Will Smith made his mark with… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Hatton and Malignaggi Prevail; Williams Upset! Honoring The Hawk

  Hatton Hangs Tough Ricky Hatton had a few questions to answer in his first bout since being knocked out by Floyd Mayweather. Has he slipped since defeating Kostya Tszyu in 2005? Has the string of clinch filled, sub-par performances been due to the higher weight class of 147, or because Ricky has now been… Read more »



Hollywood Shuffle: Jada Pinkett Smith’s New Contract; Tristan Wilds In 90210! Samuel L. Jackson’s Unthinkable

  The fickle world of entertainment can be a circus sometimes. Today the New York Times threw a few jabs at media mogul Oprah Winfrey, citing a drop in ratings and noting some criticism she’s receiving on recent decisions, including her political endorsement of Barack Obama.    Should we be worried? Probably not. Oprah never… Read more »



Gadget Inspector: Maximize The Ride! Audio, Visual & Navigation

These days, technology watches the road for you, and with all the gizmos available to divert you from the primary activity—driving—it’s a wonder anyone’s hands are on the wheel at all… they are probably preoccupied with CDs, DVDs and who knows what else.   Remember the hoopla when the eight-track went the way of the… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Byrd Bombed, Cotto/ Margarito Get’s Official!

Knockout Nation: Cotto-Margarito War Games Official, Byrd Finished, Mijares Unifies, Pacman against Hatton and De La Hoya , The Cuban Hawk Lives               July 26th is known in many Latin countries as the symbolic date signifying the beginning of the Cuban Revolution. For boxing fans, the hope is this date with provide a “revolution”… Read more »



Hollywood Shuffle: Eddie Griffin Goes For Broke? Flav’s Black Wins Big! Isaiah’s Anatomy; Kim Porter Taking Over?

  What’s going on out there in the real world? It’s your girl Ms. Shay, still in the game out here in LaLa Land! Who’s in the mix with the Hollywood Shuffle this week?    Eddie Griffin is going for broke this year making mo’ money, mo’ money, mo’ money; Isaiah Washington is fired up… Read more »



Tuned In: G-Shock Celebrates 25 Years with Kanye West, Spike Lee, LRG and more!

Last night (May 14) Casio and G-Shock unveiled several new designs in honor of G-Shock’s 25th Anniversary. Collaborations include vibrant new designs with LRG Clothing, in4mation, Spike Lee and surfer Gabe Kling.Fresh off of his Glow In The Dark Tour, a still-glowing Kanye West breezed through an eight-song set with a few single verses and… Read more »



Preview Approved: Common Wanted! Drunken Will Smith? Debo Rolls With The Dark Knight!

The Summer movie season is now underway! Iron Man got things off to a very strong start by being arguably the best superhero adaptation since Spider-man 2.    The successful release of Iron Man is reminiscent of grand reception that the first Spider-man film got back in May of 2002 – one of those rare… Read more »



Darren Harper: Skate To Live – Triumph of an Inner-City Skateboarder

Washington, DC native Darren Harper has a story that, on some levels, we’ve heard before – a rough life stricken with severe challenges that he’s had to overcome. The difference between Darren and many of his peers is the route he’s chosen to initiate change in his own life and the lives of others.  … Read more »



Sunday Selection: Keri Hilson – “Happy Juice” feat Snoop Dogg and Stat Quo

Will artists ever stop referencing or endorsing alcoholic beverages in their music? It’s unfortunate, but probably not. And singer/songwriter Keri Hilson, who has written music for artists such as Mary J. Blige, Usher, Chris Brown and Timbaland, is just another example that the answer will probably remain a nay. Looking to emerge beyond the title… Read more »



The Scene: Diddy’s Walk Of Fame

Since its inception in 1958, the Hollywood Walk Of Fame has become a staple must-see for tourists. No matter how laid back any given visitor is, there is still an air of excitement in seeing names of our favorite movie stars, singers and even fictional characters like Winnie The Pooh.   Even still, there has… Read more »