Tech Talk: Flip Out

    I’m back with another one and I’m glad you’re back too.  I was able to round a few goodies…I hope you like!   First off, I know just about every cell phone can record video, but I found this line of full functioning digital camcorders from Pure Digital that even fit in your… Read more »



Game Review: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Developer: Sora Publisher: NintendoConsole: Wii  (click to purchase)Release Date: 3/9/08 Rating: A   Super Smash Bros. Brawl is the third game in the Super Smash Bros. series, first developed by HAL Laboratories, and now under the development of Sora Ltd.   The Super Smash Bros series is known for its inclusion of popular Nintendo characters… Read more »



Game Review: Frontlines: Fuel of War

Developer: Kaos Studios Platform :  Xbox (click to purchase), PC (click to purchase) Release Date: 2/25/08 Grade: C   The sounds of war…submachine gun fire, constant explosions erupting all around, men straining their voices barking commands at one another, screaming cries of agonizing pain.  These sounds can only mean one thing in the world of… Read more »



Ladies First: Good Sports!

[Photo: Serena Williams]In the world of professional sports, the accomplishments of women are often overlooked.   I’m sure that if you were to approach a random basketball fan in a sports bar somewhere and ask him about Michael Jordan, he’d be able to give you a full biography: career stats, personal life, and accomplishments in the… Read more »



Hollywood Shuffle: Heroin Better For Chris Rock? Jackass Steve-O is Crazy! Rick Ross’ M.I.YAYO

Yeti here, back for another edition of Hollywood Shuffle. Coming straight outta Los Angeles, we’ve got the hottest news in Hollywood served up with some AllHipHop.com style!   Today we have Chris Rock caught up in some drama, Diddy providing services to the Hollywood elite and “the other” Knowles girl who finally might get her… Read more »



Tech Talk: Computer Love

    Whether its Mac or PC, we love our computers and what we store on them.  I found a couple things to make sure that fire keeps burning   OWC has announced their Mercury Elite-AL Pro Firewire + USB2.  They range from 80 GB ($107.99) to the 1TB ($369.99), and for those of you… Read more »



Sunday Selection: TGT “Sex”

Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank are very emphatic with the notion of releasing an album under the moniker TGT. As a follow-up to their first collaboration “Please Don’t Go – The Remix,” three of R&B’s finest have put together a song called “SEX.” With a title as such, it’s fair to assume the song is rated… Read more »



James DuBose: From Keyshia Cole to Hell Date – If It’s Really Real

  In a new era of television over-saturated with so-called ‘reality’ TV, we often find ourselves questioning many of the shows’ authenticity. Producer James DuBose has unquestionably worked to give us ‘realism’ in reality TV.   DuBose produced the first season of Keyshia Cole’s critically acclaimed show The Way It Is on BET, which was… Read more »



Kym Whitley: Woman’s Work

She played Ice Cube’s freaky “Aunt” Suga in Next Friday. It was her first film role, and she made it memorable. “I licked his neck just to make him laugh, but he didn’t break,” Kym Whitley recounts.   An actress, producer and comedian, Kym Whitley is a native of Ohio and a graduate of Fisk… Read more »



Movie Review: College Road Trip

A cup-full of an exceptionally talented comedian and a dash of an actress who’s been a pro since she was just four-years-old were the exact measurements needed to create College Road Trip.   The flick follows Melanie Porter (Raven-Symone) on her quest for the perfect college along with her overprotective father James Porter (Martin Lawrence)…. Read more »



Knockout Nation: Vazquez Edges Marquez, Guerrero Blasts Litzau, Peter Seeks Redemption

    The old timers used to say that legends are solidified in the championship rounds. In those days fighters could use rounds 10-15 to score a come from behind knockout (ie Marciano-Walcott I), or steal a close decision (ie Ali-Norton III).   Last  Saturday, Israel Vazquez (43-4, 31 KOs) didn’t have the luxury of… Read more »



Runway Report: MAGIC Convention (Las Vegas)

[Photo: Chilly-O Clothing was one of the hundreds of companies at the MAGIC Convention, but they stood out by repping on rollerskates! Check the Flicks section for more photos – link below]Twice a year, thousands of eager retail store owners, buyers, fashion lines and celebrities converge upon the Las Vegas Convention Center for MAGIC. An acronym… Read more »



Ladies First: Black Women At The Movies

  African-American women have made some major impact in the history of Hollywood. In some cases the characters are more memorable than the actresses themselves, and vice-versa. To kick off Women’s History Month, we found a few movies that made an impression across the board through the actresses, their characters and the stories.   Imitation… Read more »



Andre 3000 Benjamin: All Pro

Damn. Andre “3000” Benjamin, one half of the musical phenomenon OutKast – the man justly dubbed “World’s Best Dressed Man” by Esquire magazine – is dressed like a flaming seahorse!   In the comedy Semi-Pro starring Will Ferrell (Jackie Moon) and co-starring Woody Harrelson (Monix), Benjamin plays basketball star Clarence “Coffee Black” Withers for the… Read more »



After The Game, It’s The After Party!

“Feels Good” Tony, Toni, Tone… “Poison“ BBD… “Crank That (Soulja Boy)”… “In The Light” Common/Eryka Badu…NV Nightclub-Lounge’s official Celebrity Weekend, “Put You To Bed,” Grand Finale hosted by J. Holiday had a little something for everyone that simply wanted to enjoy the night and get away from the chaos of the world, even “if only… Read more »



Knockout Nation: Klitschko’s Lackluster Win, Cotto Calls Out Mayweather, Marquez-Vazquez 3

The big talk before the ring walks was that we were finally taking a step forward to a unified world heavyweight champion. Conventional wisdom was that the frontrunner, Wladimir Klitschko (50-3, 44 KOs), would stake his claim by dispatching WBO champ Sultan Ibragimov (22-1, 17 KOs) in dramatic fashion.   Unfortunately, what fans got was… Read more »



Money Clothing: Special Delivery

In an era of cookie-cutter brands and counterfeit labels, British design mavericks Melvyn de Villiers and Nick Cordell turned a job of creating t-shirt ideas for artists’ album releases into a lucrative fashion line called Money.   As former product merchandisers at Def Jam/Universal U.K., Melvyn and Nick worked with artists like Ja Rule and… Read more »