Warren G: Pushing Weight Like Rhymes

Warren G is one half of the Hip-Hop representation on the fourth season of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. Along with the other half, Da Brat, the G-Funkster is challenged with moving a different sort of weight. During the course of the season, the celebrities were divided into two overweight teams and the squad that dropped… Read more »



Gadget Review: LG KE850 Prada Phone

The LG KE850 Prada, with its smooth interface and sharp touch screen that isn’t made to be operated by a stylus but actually by the user’s finger, lately has heard comparisons and been accused of a rip off  (by non mobile world community) to Apple’s iPhone, which is kind of strange considering LG announced this… Read more »



New Orleans Saints’ Charles Grants “Bayou Bling”

NFL defensive end Charles Grant and his Charles Grant S.A.C.K. Success Foundation will host a star-studded group of celebrities during the Bayou Bling.   The Edge 3M Sports and Entertainment-planned event, which takes place June 22-24 in Atlanta, will feature a free youth football clinic, celebrity basketball game, silent auctions and VIP affairs including the… Read more »



5 Greatest Hip-Hop Games

Hip-Hop games certainly have potential when first announced. As with any culture’s chance in the medium, the built-in fan base gives developers an established market rather than a bare proving ground.  For whatever reason, most Hip-Hop games are rarely anything above average or gamer worthy. Once in a blue moon, development companies will deliver a… Read more »



Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad

Somewhere at this very moment, an otherwise intelligent person is going about her daily business with the words “something something um-ba-rella, ella, ella, ay, ay, ay” repeating over and over in the background of her mind. Even if only once, she heard the lead single from Rihanna’s Good Girl Gone Bad (Def Jam) and since… Read more »



Björk: Volta

The metric system. The difference between Shi’a and Sunni. Björk. All things that your average American citizen has a general awareness of but would be hard pressed to explain if asked. Volta (Atlantic) won’t help anyone remember how many kilometers are in a mile, but it is in some ways a “Björk Conversion Chart.” In… Read more »



Movie Review: The Hip-Hop Project

Right when critics thought they were making great strides in tightening the lips of the Hip-Hop community, a great film takes a stand.  Executive produced by Bruce Willis and Queen Latifah, The Hip-Hop Project (ThinkFilm) tells the story of how Kazi, an abandoned child, pushed through life’s trials to become a leader and great inspiration… Read more »