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Tech Talk: Can We Kick It?

It’s Troy a.k.a. Mr. Gadget T, back with a few toys I found this week that I thought were pretty cool. Let me know what you think!   Research In Motion (RIM) has long been a staple for many business professionals with their Blackberry devices. They have even recently made huge strides with the general… Read more »

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Review: Lina Returns To the Spotlight

SugarHill Nightclub, 4/11/08Atlanta, GeorgiaNightclubs historically have been sanctuaries for jazz and soul music. Artists like Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington toiled in these temples, which sowed the roots that birthed their current legendary status. Lina, their spiritual understudy, continued that tradition at the SugarHill Nightclub a few weeks back. Located in the historic Underground Atlanta,… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Sugar Ray…Mayweather?

Pray for Steve Forbes!                 There’s only one man standing against the useless rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya. That man is former Contender star and natural 140 pounder Steve Forbes. He’ll try to play the role of spoiler this Saturday against the Golden Boy.                 Forbes possesses moderate speed and a… Read more »

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Estelle: Shine Album Review

It’s John Legend’s protégé! In the context of music today, some might say it took him a little long to give all-due shine to Estelle, who co-wrote on Once Again. English-native Estelle can now join the English-female artist invasion that was headed by Winehouse and Lily Allen. The buzz around Estelle revolved heavily on Lauryn… Read more »

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Peep Game: Grand Theft Auto Special

    For those who just haven’t been around, well… anywhere… Grand Theft Auto IV will be released April 29 to much fanfare all over the country.   Slowed work production and fast food consumption are likely to follow.   In honor of that, AllHipHop Gaming and The Gamer Studio would like to present a… Read more »

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Madonna: Hard Candy Album Review

Madonna has released a Dance-pop album called Hard Candy produced by Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell; no further description is necessary. Even with the not-as-good-as-you’d-hope lead single “4 Minutes,” it’s hard not to have dangerously high expectations for this album. Every female Pop star of the last 25 years has at least partially modeled herself… Read more »

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Addicted to Fresh: Men’s Spring Fashion

[Photo: Reebok Legacy]In the past year, we’ve seen 16-year-old kids trying to bring back a colorful ‘80s decade that they weren’t even old enough to witness, but nonetheless, they’ve influenced the bright color boom seen in street fashion today.Last year, strident colorways were reintroduced on everything from kicks and tees to collectable toys and Kanye… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Hopkins Flops!

Hardcore boxing fans knew it was going to be ugly. The question was just how ugly. Despite suffering an early flash knockdown, Joe Calzaghe (45-0, 32 KOs) outworked a difficult Bernard Hopkins (48-5-1, 32 KOs) with a split decision to capture the linear light heavyweight title this past Saturday.                 About one minute into the… Read more »

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Estelle In Concert: 4/17/08 Sugar Hill Nightclub, Atlanta, GA

Life does not get easier when you’re designated the next “it girl” in the music industry. Overnight, expectations catapult from just delivering a good album to redefining your genre’s musical landscape. Fall short artistically or sales wise and you’re now overrated; a fraud created in a smoke-filled A&R room to deceive the public. With that… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Cotto Crushin’/Margarito Mashin’/The Greatest of All Time!

Cotto and Margarito Deliver in Showcase Bouts   An uncharacteristically cocky Miguel Cotto (32-0, 26 KOs) brutalized overmatched Alfonso Gomez (18-4-2, 8 KOs) this past Saturday to retain his WBA welterweight title.   From the opening bell, Cotto showed he’s several classes above Gomez, ripping the brave Contender alum with thudding body hooks and jabs…. Read more »

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Chilly-O: Ice Cold Fashion From ATL

  Fashion designer Chilly-O and his Chilly-O clothing line have dared to be different, to not conform and to move into the unoccupied lanes of fashion. Starting on a dream 14 years ago, Chilly-O has successfully managed to mix and match his artistic visions with activism, music, frustration and even extreme sports.   Chilly-O’s philosophy… Read more »

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Tech Talk: Life In 3D

[Photo: Mitsubishi’s LaserTV]If you‘ve been thinking about getting a surround sound system but realize you really don’t have the space, the Zvox 425 ($700) may be the answer. It’s an all-in-one virtual surround speaker. Features: 5 speakersTwo powered sub woofersPowerful 133-watt amplifierAuto power offProprietary PhaseCue virtual surround sound systemAll in one slim cabinet (36.5”w x… Read more »

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The Socialite: You Could Be My Boo (Nothing For You That I Won’t Do)

  How much would you sacrifice for the betterment of your relationship? How much is too much and what should be off limits? Have you already comitted beauicide (boo-aw-side)?   Beauicide is a word that I created to define what happens when personal goals are deferred or completely eliminated, whether by choice or influenced, for… Read more »

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