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Well, it’s official, LeBron James is headed home to Cleveland. I don’t know who lost more in all of this, Dwyane Wade, Chris Broussard (and his “sources”) or Miami Heat fans. But I do know who won, LeBron, Sports Illustrated, the Cavs, Dan Gilbert, comic sans and the Internet. Show More Summary
The last couple of weeks have seemed to last an eternity as the entire sports world was put on hold to wait for LeBron’s decision. Well, that decision has finally been made. LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. In aShow More Summary
Today is Lil Kim’s birthday, which I guess is as good enough reason to play some of the raunchy rapper’s music. Let’s take this opportunity go back and listen to highlight some of her better tracks. That most of them come from 1995-96 is mere coincidence.
“I really don’t wanna hear bullshit, because I’m gonna kill it” Chris Crack is taking no prisoners on “Body In The Trunk.” Influenced by cut throat surroundings and inferior prey, this Chicago native uses a heightened sense of self and bottomless haze of production from BRPJD to navigate between lames and smash on anyone in his way.
File this under “didn’t see this one coming Friday morning.” In the wee hours of the night, the Light Skin Coalition’s most documented cold war came to an apparent peaceful close as the pair of long-time on-again, off-again Rihanna flames/mortal enemies called a truce. Show More Summary
No hilarious artwork this week, but Raekwon did drop off another Throwback Thursday joint yesterday, tacking a verse onto Teena Marie’s 1988 single “Ooo La La La.” Trey Songz might have beat him to the punch, but it’s always cool to hear Wu vets float over songs that seem like complete mismatches on paper. — not to mention The Fugees, of course.
Germany vs. Argentina: World Cup Final Subplots [CBS] The Rock Isn’t Black Anymore, According To ‘The Atlantic’ [With Spandex] Trey Songz Scores Second No. 1 Album With ‘Trigga’ [Billboard] Netflix Originals Net 31 Emmy Nominations [WPN] What...Show More Summary
Day one Rittz fans are going to fall for his new single “Ride It Out” on first listen. Everyone else might need a few spins to appreciate the depth. Yes, the Strange Music rapper’s Flash-like flow might require patient ears from listeners,...Show More Summary
The best laid plans of mice and men, yo. On paper, a collaboration with French Montana, Fabolous and Wale titled “R&B Chicks” seems like a plan for success. Yet, it goes off the rails quick…mostly because French leads things out with his LCD raps. Actually, the cover art’s the first clue since one of these things just isn’t like the others.
It’s a celebration, bitches. According to her Twitter, Azealia Banks is free from the constraints of her mean, evil, awful record contract with Universal. So, we’re probably going to get even more luke warm music and even messier beef...Show More Summary
Kevin Gates already said he makes “emotion-based music” and there may be no stronger emotion than love. Except maybe hate. And hate has been known to fuel anger, which leads us to Gates’ gripping visual for By Any Means record “Posed...Show More Summary
Now that Robin Thicke’s Paula has bombed and his estranged wife still hasn’t taken him back, it’s time to squeeze what’s left of the album for all its monetary worth. When you want to “Get Her Back” or profess your “Forever Love,” you...Show More Summary
“I dig it, but… who the hell is listening to SZA? She’s definitely not typical TDE” – Jesus Shuttlesworth Apparently, Jill Scott and SA-RA’s Om’Mas Keith are in tune with what SZA’s doing, otherwise we’d have to wonder how a song like “Divinity” came to be. As it turns out, a studio meeting between the two led to the song.
“And don’t say shit to your girlfriend/pillow talk’ll send your ass to the state pen” You know you’re a legend when you can convince Akon to stop counting Lady Gaga money long enough to resume his old hook-singing duties. Scarface is...Show More Summary
The FedEx fairy stopped by yesterday with an impressive delivery of the new adidas Originals C-10. The first thing that comes to mind is how complicated and intriguing these are. The sharp lines, cuts and angles. The straps jutting from different directions near the back of the shoe. The mix of materials. The bright white midsole beaming like a picture perfect smile.
OnCue has been patiently waiting to release this one. After tightening up the loose ends on a project two years in the making and precisely planning a timely release, the lead single from Cuey’s long-awaited Angry Young Man album isShow More Summary
Nyjah Cousar must’ve had her bae’s name saved on her phone under daddy, too, because she accidentally sent her nudes to her actual father instead. As soon as the teenager realized her mistake, she quickly hopped on Twitter for help on how to “cancel” a text message, but it was already too late. Show More Summary
Hey White folks, come gather around, I have some very important advice I need to share with all of you en masse. This is potentially life-altering and life-saving. It’s actually pretty simple, so much so that I’m shocked it has to be...Show More Summary
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