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Should Artists Replace Teachers?

“So, ‘untitled’, it is/ I never change nothin’/ But people remember this: If Nas can’t say it, think about these talented kids/ With new ideas being told what they can and can’t spit/” —Nas, “Hero,” Untitled, 2008. “…  I’m hoping someday maybe/ They don’t obey their parents/ Maybe they will obey me/ Future for the… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Pacquiao Annihilates Hatton! Mayweather’s Back! RIP Greg Page

Pacquiao Steamrolls Hatton in 2 Manny Pacquiao’s rampage through multiple weight classes continued last Saturday (May 2) with a thorough destruction of 140 champion Ricky Hatton. Pacquiao began round one circling the predictable Hatton, who rushed forward to crowd and maul the pound for pound #1 on the inside. But Manny immediately showed the huge… Read more »

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Trend Alert: Distressed Denim

After those clean, raw jeans made their rounds for some time, heavily distressed denim is all the rage once again.   As featured in of our previous “Trend Alerts”, the “boyfriend jean” looks best worn in and with some destruction. But even other fits, like the skinny jean, are getting ripped up.   Jessica Alba… Read more »

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Fashion: What’s Hot in your ‘Hood?

Complex captured Yamez in PA wearing WeSC,Nike, and New Era   As pictured above, Complex magazine features random people from the streets in each issue to scope out what they’re wearing.   We’ve run through a few current runway to street trends in recent posts, such as the “boyfriend jean” and lightweight rompers for ladies,… Read more »

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Brand Profile: DimePiece

DimePiece is a brand all about putting women in control.   As stated on their provacative official website: “A DimePiece is a woman who appeals to her audience with genuine swag. She is a self-governing revolutionary who embodies all that is sexy. She proclaims her opinion and attitude through her adventurous dress. She is educated… Read more »

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Game Review: The Godfather 2

Developer/Publisher: Electronic ArtsPlatform: XBOX 360 Players: 1 – 16 (Online)Release Date: 4/7/09 Rating: B Regardless of the real life chaos it might have crossed throughout time, organized crime will always have a place in American popular culture. From the times of Al Capone up to John Gotti, civilians and squares alike have always craved a… Read more »

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Video: Amputee Makes Pro Fight Debut

  In the world of sports, there is always something wild and crazy going on. Think about where you were when Mike Tyson bites off Evander Holyfield’s ear. You may reminisce on Greg Louganis busting his head on a diving board. Or perhaps one recalls something simple like Iverson “breaking” Michael Jordan’s ankles with that… Read more »

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Out of Bounds: 2009 ESPN the Magazine’s Pre NFL Pre-Draft Party @ Espace, 2/24/09

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Why Rick Ross Will Not Lose

I am going out on a thin limb and will explain to you all why Rick Ross won’t lose. That’s right. I can’t lie. I thought Rick Ross was finished when the Miami rapper was under siege by 50 Cent, the mastermind of destroying careers. Also, when he first came out, I wasn’t all that… Read more »

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