Tuned In: Zune Takover (Seattle, WA)

  The Zune Takeover definitely went down on Friday night (Nov. 30) in Seattle, the home of Zune and Microsoft. The event celebrated the release of the limited-edition “GOODS” customized Zune 80 version, which comes pre-loaded and is only available at the Seattle-based GOODS boutique.   Multi-talented artists Swizz Beatz and Bun B were in town to celebrate and perform at the release… Read more »



Rocsi: Front And Center

    Chosen from a pool of over 5,000 applicants in BET’s nationwide search, Rocsi stood out for the producers from the start. Her bubbly personality, confidence and zest was sure to keep 106 & Park interesting. Replacing the immensely popular 106 & Park host Free was no easy task, but this beautiful Latina – who… Read more »



Lauryn Hill: The Re-Education Of Lauryn Hill Mixtape

Mismatched make-up, public performance breakdowns, pleas for psychiatric help on behalf of Wyclef. Nothing really matters when it comes to new Lauryn Hill material. As either an effort to dilute the concentrated assumption that Lauryn’s gone mad or to haphazardly throw together random performances and soundtrack spots to quiet lingering fans, The Re-Education of Lauryn… Read more »



Akademiks: Smart Moves

    The Akademiks dream team of Donwan and Emmett Harrell have master-minded the recipe for longevity in an industry that has the survival rate of a one-hit wonder. The Virginia Beach bred brothers had designer genes in their blood, handed down from their parents. Their resumes speak for themselves, ranging from Emmett’s experiences from Phat Farm to… Read more »



Sneak(er) Peek: Gil II ZERO

This hurts, literally. After making it back from season ending knee surgery, Gilbert Arenas is back on the shelf for another three months. Despite a slow start to the season Agent Zero had finally come into form, scoring 30 and 27 points against the Indiana Pacers and Minnesota Timberwolves,  respectively. But after the Minnesota game… Read more »