NFL WEEK 11 Picks

So much has happened this week in NFL, I don’t know where to begin.  The Colts lost their 2nd straight game and DT Dwight Freeney who is out for the season.  Vikes’ RB, Adrian Peterson, has a torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee and will probably miss this Sunday’s game.  And now, the… Read more »



Movie Review: This Christmas

  Released by Screen Gems In theaters November 21 Written, Directed and Produced by Preston Whitmore, II Starring: Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo, Chris Brown, Regina King, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Lauren London, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal, Mekhi Phifer and Laz Alonso   “Hang all the mistletoe; I’m going to get to know you better, this Christmas”. Growing… Read more »



Alicia Keys: As I Am

They certainly broke the mold when they made Alicia Keys. While her third studio album As I Am [J Records] comes long awaited, it’s more than another blessed offering from the New York City songstress. As I Am is exactly as the title suggests – Alicia in her barest form, much more, nothing less. Songs… Read more »



Baileys Get Together With John Legend and Friends: Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC 11/9/07

Metropolitan was the theme and good music was definitely in the house, as the Bailey’s sponsored John Legend Showcase was in full effect. Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC was packed to the brim with hipsters and tastemakers all ready to see whether the Legend was myth or legit.The warm-up for the evening was a group called the… Read more »



Movie Review: Lions for Lambs

    In the Robert Redford-directed thriller Lions for Lambs, Derek Luke and Michael Pena play opinionated college students named Arian and Ernest respectively. At the head of the movie, these two friends ignite a fierce classroom debate that immediately forces the audience to stop and take a side on America’s fascination with patriotism.  … Read more »



NFL WEEK 10 Picks

After last Sunday’s game against the Colts, Bill Belichick and Tony Dungy met in the middle of the field for the ceremonial handshake that most coaches do after a game.  If you look closely at the video from the game, you’ll notice that Dungy tried to say something to Belichick during the handshake and Belichick… Read more »



Derek Luke: The Good Fight

    There is nowhere to go but up when you start your acting career in a leading role opposite Denzel Washington. Ten films later, Derek Luke is sharing opening credits with legends Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise and a man he calls ‘Bob’- director Robert Redford.   The United Artist/MGM release Lions for Lambs opens in… Read more »



Game Review: Halo 3

“Finish the Fight” is the tagline to the final installment of this critically acclaimed series  The Halo series has been a juggernaut to the industry and has slaughtered thumbs, GPA’s, and careers for players both young and old. Unless you have been under a rock or in a stasis field for the last few years,… Read more »



Chris Brown: Exclusive

During the fall of 2005, Chris Brown brought us “Run It!”—a Scott Storch produced and Sean Garret penned track reminiscent of Usher’s “Yeah!” In essence, fans knew what they were getting, a pubescent R&B crooner a-la Usher, Omarion and Mario. Still, something clicked with audiences, whether it was because of Brown’s dance routines in videos,… Read more »



Game Review: Super Mario Galaxy

  Developer: Nintendo Japan Platform: Nintendo Wii Rating: A (5/5)   It’s no secret that the Super Mario platformer has been slumping lately. The last generation gave us two good games in Luigi’s Mansion and Super Mario Sunshine, but compared to the previous two, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario World, both Mansion and Sunshine,… Read more »