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  • newBow Wow Posts Photo Of His Father To Prove He Really Is "Mixed"

    Bow Wow Posts Photo Of His Father To Prove He Really Is "Mixed"

    Bow Wow followed up Wednesday's [July 27] Twitter spat with fans questioning his choice to correct anyone calling him Black, by posting a photo of his biological father to Instagram. "Fly boy right here though dawg," he captions the image of his fair…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:15am -
  • new'The Vlad Couch' ft. Lord Jamar (Full Interview)

    'The Vlad Couch' ft. Lord Jamar (Full Interview)

    No stranger to the Vlad couch, Lord Jamar sits down this week not only to talk about some of the hot-button topics in the media but to also discuss his role in HBO's latest miniseries "The Night Of" and his acting past.The Brand Nubian rapper starte…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:05am -
  • newWhite Girl Tells BLM Supporter: Unless You're White & Pretty You'll Get Shot

    White Girl Tells BLM Supporter: Unless You're White & Pretty You'll Get Shot

    This week, a video surfaced that showed #BlackLivesMatter protesters gathering outside the Democratic National Convention. During the protest, one of the activists was caught on camera telling the press to separate by race. She requested that the whi…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:30am -
  • newNaturi Naughton Addresses Lil Kim Feeling She Was Too Dark to Play Her

    Naturi Naughton Addresses Lil Kim Feeling She Was Too Dark to Play Her

    “Power” star Naturi Naughton recently made an appearance on the new talk show “The Preachers” and gave her perspective on Lil Kim thinking she was too dark-skinned to play her in the Biggie movie.Naughton joked at first about the raciness of…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:05am -
  • newBow Wow on Keyshia Cole Allegedly Trashing Rolls Royce After Break Up

    Bow Wow on Keyshia Cole Allegedly Trashing Rolls Royce After Break Up

    Early this year, Bow Wow blasted one of his ex-girlfriend—who was revealed as singer Keyshia Cole—for allegedly egging his friend's Rolls Royce that was parked outside of his home. The rapper went on to social media to announce the vandalism with…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 9:30am -
  • newBow Wow Says He's Mixed and Cannot Relate to Civil Rights Issues

    Bow Wow Says He's Mixed and Cannot Relate to Civil Rights Issues

    It appears that Bow Wow will be going the Nick Cannon route and staying home instead of voting on November 8. But unlike the 35-year-old "America's Got Talent" host, Bow Wow is no Black Lives Matter celeb. Him, not voting has nothing to do with his p…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 9:12am -
  • newTito Jackson on Sons Dating Kourtney & Kim Kardashian, TJ Adopting MJ's Kids

    Tito Jackson on Sons Dating Kourtney & Kim Kardashian, TJ Adopting MJ's Kids

    After Michael Jackson's death, his mother, Katherine Jackson, decided that it would be right for the Legend's children to be adopted by Tito Jackson's son, TJ. Jackson explained to DJ Vlad that the matriarch of the family wanted Prince, Paris, and Bl…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 8:45am -
  • newDrake Brings Out Kanye in Chicago, Kanye Bashes Taylor Swift

    Drake Brings Out Kanye in Chicago, Kanye Bashes Taylor Swift

    Drake brought out Kanye West on his Chicago stop on the Summer Sixteen tour, and the "Famous" rapper used the opportunity to take a few shots at Taylor Swift.Kanye came out and performed "Famous," which features some controversial lyrics about Swi…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • newJoe Budden Says Drake Bet Him $10K That He Couldn't Drop 25 Diss Tracks

    Joe Budden Says Drake Bet Him $10K That He Couldn't Drop 25 Diss Tracks

    Joe Budden's beef with Drake gets more interesting by the day and the New Jersey rapper revealed that Drake hopped in his DMs on Instagram to make a bet. While making an appearance on the ESPN Radio show "Be Honest" with Cari Champion, Budden claimed…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 11:06pm -
  • newHuey P - "The Hometown Kid" (Music Video)

    Huey P - "The Hometown Kid" (Music Video)

    In a recent interview, up and coming Seattle rapper Huey P said that he doesn't want to follow the trend of glorifying trapping and gang banging, and he stays true to this on his track "The Hometown Kid." Huey runs down all the things he's not about…
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 10:15pm -

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  • newPublish Brand x Clae Bradley Mid “Night Moves”

    Publish Brand x Clae Bradley Mid “Night Moves”

    Following a collaboration earlier this year, Publish Brand re-ups with Clae for another footwear partnership, introducing the Bradley Mid. The new silhouette debuts in this "Night Moves" colorway. Outfitted in oiled suede materials and built atop a d…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:47pm -
  • newDJ Khaled Offers Untold Big Pun & Fat Joe Stories

    DJ Khaled Offers Untold Big Pun & Fat Joe Stories

    With DJ Khaled's Major Key album dropping Friday (July 29), he stops by Hot 97's morning show to discuss the music, his success and more. Khaled begins the interview with talk about why he's so positive and wants to spread love, putting together what…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:34pm -
  • newKanye West & Kim Kardashian Lay in Bed For Harper’s Bazaar

    Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Lay in Bed For Harper’s Bazaar

    In addition to their appearance in Balmain's latest campaign, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian appear in the latest issues of Harper's Bazaar. For the cover shoot, the couple teamed up with famed fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who shot the couple for…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:23pm -
  • newAmar’e Stoudemire’s Top 10 Career Plays

    Amar’e Stoudemire’s Top 10 Career Plays

    Following Amar'e Stoudemire's retirement announcement this week, after inking a deal with the New York Knicks, the NBA takes a look back at the star's career... with the Top 10 plays of his career. From jaw-dropping monster dunks to significant block…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:12pm -
  • newApple Reaches iPhone Sales of 1 Billion

    Apple Reaches iPhone Sales of 1 Billion

    Apple just hit a massive milestone, after selling its one billionth iPhone. In celebration, CEO Tim Cook held a meeting earlier this week, where he made the announcement. "iPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful pro…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:50pm -
  • newBlackBerry Launches the “World’s Most Secure” Smartphone

    BlackBerry Launches the “World’s Most Secure” Smartphone

    BlackBerry has released its latest smartphone model, the DTEK50, which is touted as the "the world's most secure smartphone". The second Android phone from BlackBerry features a 5.2-inch 1080p display, 13-megapixel camera and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 61…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:35pm -
  • newNike to Lower Prices for LeBron James’ Signature Line

    Nike to Lower Prices for LeBron James’ Signature Line

    Nike Basketball will reportedly lower the prices of its LeBron signature sneakers, starting with the LeBron 14s. The LeBron James signature line usually retails for around $200 USD, but will be lowered to a $175 USD pricetag, reports HYPEBEAST. Appar…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:26pm -
  • newAdidas Ultra BOOST “White/Multicolor” Drops

    Adidas Ultra BOOST “White/Multicolor” Drops

    After appearing on blogs for two weeks now, the Adidas UltraBOOST "White/Multicolor" colorway is finally here. The sneaker sits atop a crisp white Continental outsole and BOOST midsole, while sporting a predominantly white Primeknit upper with subtl…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:05pm -
  • newJoe Budden Says Drake Challenged Him to Drop 20 More Diss Tracks

    Joe Budden Says Drake Challenged Him to Drop 20 More Diss Tracks

    Since unleashing a barrage of Drake diss tracks, Joe Budden has been making his media rounds... and recently, offered further insight into their beef. In an interview with ESPN Radio's Be Honest with Cari Champion, the New Jersey rapper recently chal…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • newKanye, Kim Kardashian Featured in Balmain FW 2016 Campaign

    Kanye, Kim Kardashian Featured in Balmain FW 2016 Campaign

    Following a teaser featuring Kanye West alongside model Joan Smalls, Balmain offers a full look at the Fall/Winter 2016 campaign. In addition to Ye, his wife Kim Kardshian is also featured the in the French fashion house's new campaign, where Kanye s…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 1:00pm -

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  • newVideo: Dyme-A-Duzin – Slept On Freestyle

    Video: Dyme-A-Duzin – Slept On Freestyle

    Live from a Brooklyn rooftop, Dyme-A-Duzin puts some visuals behind his “Slept On Freestyle”, the lead track off his 2 Piece mixtape. Previously: Dyme-A-Duzin ft. Fabolous – That Chicken (Remix)
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 1:22pm -
  • newVideo: Curren$y – Canal Street Boys

    Video: Curren$y – Canal Street Boys

    Spitta hits us with his latest visual for “Canal Street Boys”, off that Weed & Instrumentals 2 mixtape, out now. Previously: Curren$y – Pirates (Video)
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 12:49pm -
  • newVideo: Migos – 3 Way Intro

    Video: Migos – 3 Way Intro

    The Zaytoven produced intro to the most recent Migos project gets a new video. Watch above and grab the tape here. Previously: Migos ft. Gucci Mane – Now
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 12:41pm -
  • newBanks & Steelz (RZA & Paul Banks) ft. Kool Keith – Sword In The Stone

    Banks & Steelz (RZA & Paul Banks) ft. Kool Keith – Sword In The Stone

    Here’s another one from the RZA and Paul Banks project Anything But Words, due out August 26th. The track, “Sword In The Stone”, finds RZA rapping rather aggressively alongside the one and only Kool Keith over a melodic track and hook. Listen b…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 12:35pm -
  • newMac Miller ft. Anderson .Paak – Dang!

    Mac Miller ft. Anderson .Paak – Dang!

    Today Mac Miller announced that his new album is on the way and revealed the title, The Divine Feminine, and the new single “Dang!” with Anderson .Paak via Zane Lowe’s show on Beats 1 Radio. Check it out below and look for Mac’s new project t…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:45am -
  • newEverything You Need To Know About ScHoolBoy Q

    Everything You Need To Know About ScHoolBoy Q

    In this new ScHoolBoy Q episode of FADER’s ‘Everything You Need To Know’ series, our boy Q talks about going from the VW Bug to the Maybach, his penchant for talking shit while playing games online, the baggy swagger he used to rock during the…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:38am -
  • newDanse ft. Flu Kang – Be Alright

    Danse ft. Flu Kang – Be Alright

    BKLYN Stickup’s Danse channels Ma$e on a new cut called “Be Alright”, off his upcoming Flatbeach project, due out August 1st. He’s joined on the track by Flu Kang who also co-produced the track along with Steel. Listen below. Previously: Dans…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:27am -
  • newKey Wane ft. Royce Da 5’9 – Carefree Black Man

    Key Wane ft. Royce Da 5’9 – Carefree Black Man

    Detroit producer Key Wane taps Royce Da 5’9 for a new version of his track “Carefree Black Man”. Check it out below. Previously: Key Wane ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Go Without Her
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:51am -
  • newVideo: JoJo ft. Wiz Khalifa – Fuck Apologies

    Video: JoJo ft. Wiz Khalifa – Fuck Apologies

    Wiz Khalifa lays down a quick, unapologetic verse on JoJo’s new single “Fuck Apologies”. Previously: Wiz Khalifa – Wit The Kids
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:44am -
  • newMa$e, Guru & Blinky Blink – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1998)

    Ma$e, Guru & Blinky Blink – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1998)

    Damn, I don’t think I even knew this existed. The unlikely trio of Ma$e, the late great Guru and Harlem World’s Blinky Blink share the mic on this rare 1998 freestyle on Tim Westwood’s show. Betha and Blink take up most of the bars but the mast…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:25am -

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    • Ratings: VH1 Big in 2015
      I can’t come up with somewhat creative titles every week. Plus it’s hard to come up with a play on words for a random, end of the year special. December 1st-7th Broadcast Shows: The Voice (Monday)- 12.25 million (2.8) The Voice (Tuesday)- 12.13 m…
      - 8 Dec 15, 4:16pm -
    • Ratings: Walking Dead Into Silence
      Yet another Walking Dead photo. This show is becoming a ratings security blanket for me even though I have yet to see 5 minutes of it. November 24th-November 30th Broadcast Shows: Dancing with the Stars (Finale)- 13.49 million (2.4) The Voice (Monday…
      - 2 Dec 15, 12:51pm -
    • December 2015 Television Premiere Dates
      I can’t post ratings today so this will have to do. This list isn’t very long but it does have enough cross-contamination and enough of a veteran presence to carry you through what is usually a boring month in television. Tuesday, December 1st- R…
      - 1 Dec 15, 12:47pm -
    • Ratings: Operation Chicago
      This is the first time in all my years of doing these posts where I have 4 shows with Chicago in the title on this list. Knowing NBC, they may want one or two more shows because they damn sure don’t have anything else going for them except The Voic…
      - 24 Nov 15, 4:27pm -
    • Ratings: Looking Ahead
      I’m not sure I get why FOX decided to put Empire on the longest hiatus ever after this first half wraps up in a couple of weeks (The show won’t return until March 30th). Ok scratch that, I get why they are doing it. They only ordered 18 episodes…
      - 17 Nov 15, 6:34pm -
    • Ratings: Good Atlanta; Bad Atlanta
      Two shows set in the city of Atlanta premiered over the last week. One is a hit and one is to put it kindly, not doing well. I’ll leave it up to you to figure out which shows fit the bill. It won’t be difficult. Broadcast Shows: Dancing with the…
      - 10 Nov 15, 5:00pm -

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    • newThe Nike Air Force 1 Upstep Gets Golden For Women

      The Nike Air Force 1 Upstep Gets Golden For Women

      The Nike Air Force 1 Low gets ready for Rio with this new golden edition of the women’s lightweight ‘Upstep’ construction of the silhouette. The golden edition of the Air Force 1 features a metallic finish across the upper with … Continue rea…
      - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:30pm -
    • newThis Nike Roshe By Pedro Laurenco Is Heat-Sensitive

      This Nike Roshe By Pedro Laurenco Is Heat-Sensitive

      After creating his own Nike Air Rift and Air Max 90, Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenco is now teaming up with NikeLab once again for one of the most unique versions of the Roshe yet. The modern classic casual silhouette has … Continue reading →T…
      - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 3:00pm -
    • newadidas Brings Back A Classic Kobe Shoe In “Olympic Rings” Theme

      adidas Brings Back A Classic Kobe Shoe In “Olympic Rings” Theme

      You’ve already seen about a hundred sneakers either recently released or coming soon with an Olympic theme in celebration of this summer’s games in Brazil, and now you can add one more. Even the adidas Crazy 8 gets in on … Continue reading →…
      - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:30pm -
    • newBAPE x adidas NMD Set To Release Soon

      BAPE x adidas NMD Set To Release Soon

      As if the adidas NMD wasn’t hard enough to get your hands on in the first place, the upcoming BAPE x adidas NMD collaboration is sure to be one of the most sought after drops of the year. Now we’re … Continue reading →The post BAPE x adidas…
      - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
    • newNike To Release Kobe 11 Shoes Inspired By Milan

      Nike To Release Kobe 11 Shoes Inspired By Milan

      Kobe Bryant’s recent trip to Europe reflects the premium taste that the Black Mamba has. Above the basketball clinics he led at The Palalido, a famous sports hall in the city of Milan, Kobe visited the Ferrari HQ, the original … Continue reading…
      - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 1:31pm -