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First Look: Air Jordan 7 Retro ‘French Blue’ Remastered For 2015

Somuchpebbledleather.Somuchwin.Eventhesedetailedpicscouldn’tproperlycaptureeverythinggreatabouttheremastered‘FrenchBlue’AirJordan7. TheonlyblueJordanpossiblytoppingthesewouldbetheTrueBlue3sandeventhenit’sprettyclose.Frommyrecollection,theearly2000sstillmarkedatimewheneventhemosthypedsneakerswererelativelyeasytocop.

Drake’s Goon Has A Few Words For Tyga

Drake’stopshotta,andmycrushifIwerestill16andgoingthroughthat“gottagetaruffneck”phase,hasinsertedhimselfintotheTyga-Drakechessmatch.Themansimplyknownas“Chubbs”isn’ttakingthesameshadyapproachPettyPapitook inresponsetoTyga’s“DrakeisfakShow More Summary

Juicy J – ‘Trash’ x ‘All I Need’ Ft. K Camp

JuicyJdeliverstwonewtrackswith“Trash”and“AllINeed”featuringKCamp.Hedubbedthem“freebees” sochancesaretheywon’tmakeTheHustleContinuesbutthatdoesn’tmeantheydon’tserveapurpose.“AllINeed”isabasicJuicemanbut“Trash”istheactualkeeperthat’sdeeperanddarkerfromallangles.

Lakers’ Steve Nash Will Miss The Entire 2014-15 Season

It’salmostredundantatthispoint,butit’salsotrue,fathertimeisundefeated.MoreevidenceappearedtodayastheLosAngelesLakersannouncedthatSteveNashwillmisstheentire2014-15season withnervedamageinhisback.Thetwo-timeMVPhadasetbackwiththeinjurylastweekwhilecarryinghisbags,andwhileinitiallyreportedasminorit’sclearthatthatisn’tthecase.

The iPod Shuffle – DJ Envy And Jay-Z’s ‘H.O.V.A.’

OntherareoccasionI’mupandattheradiobefore10AM,it’susuallytunedintoTheBreakfastClub.Whilethemorningshowmightbethemostnotablejoboneachradiopersonality’sCV,Istillsometimesthinkabouttheirpreviousventures.ForCharlemagne,it’dbehisstintinPhilly;forAngelaYee,herworkatShade45.

Chase N. Cashe And Jigg – 30504 EP

Fivetracksin.Fivetracksout.Beforeyouknowit,you’redone.SuchisthecaseforChaseN.CasheandJigg’s30504EP,aplayonbothartists’areacodes.FromLeBron’sformerstompinggrounds(Miami)tothecurrenthomeofAnthonyDavis(NewOrleans),theduoexhibitabrandofchemistrythat’sbothbraggadociosandreplay-worthy.

Cam’ron Ft. Wiz Khalifa And Smoke DZA – ‘Touch The Sky’

It’stheendofthemonthsoyouknowwhatitis.It’stimeforanotherentryinCam’ron’s1stOfTheMonthseriesashepreparestorolloutVolume5soon.Asateaser,weget“TouchTheSky”featuringWizKhalifaandSmokeDZA.Iwon’tsaythatKillagotmurderedonhisowntrackbecausehedidn’t.

I Really F With Maryann’s ‘The Long Way’

 CertainsongsstandoutimmediatelyandMaryann’slatestsingle‘TheLongWay’isoneofthem.ThismellowgroovefindstheCaliforniasingerdeliveringaudibledapstohercounterpart,whointhiscaseisoft-collaborator/producer/rapperSbvce,anddeliveringamellowvibeviaReggaeundertones.Themoodisrareamongnewindiepoprecordslikethisandgenerallywelcomed.

The Primer: 10 Royce Da 5’9? Songs Everyone Should Know

RoyceDa5’9”isthekindofrapperwhocandeliveraflawlessverseforanytypeoftrack.Forthatreason,thehighly-toutedwordsmithhasbeenalignedwithsomeofthebiggestartistsinthegenreoverthecourseofhislongcareer.Yet,becauseofhisBadMeetsEviltieswithEminem,ghostwritingdutiesforDr.

This Video Filled With 12 Minutes Of Mike Tyson’s Knockouts Is A Great Way To Kill Some Time

Mostofushavedreamswe’reworkingtowards.Evenmoreofusareworking“dayjobs”tosupplementincomeswhilechasingsaiddream(s).Chancesarequiteafewpeopleacrosstheworldaresittingattheirdesksreadingthisquietlyschemingofwaystooneday(soon)maketheirdream jobtheirday job.Sowhat’sallthismean?

Researcher: Beyonce’s Music Is For Dumb People, Radiohead’s Music Is For Smart People

FirstgivinghonortoBeyonce,whoistheheadofmypopcharts,IwouldliketheBeygencyandallofitsagentstoknowthatTSShadnothingtodowiththerecentstudy,whicharguesthatsmartpeopledonotlistentoBeyonce.SoftwareapplicationwriterVirgilGriffithhadtoknowthathewasplayingariskygamewhenhebegantotrackmusicaltastes...Show More Summary

Deniro Farrar – ‘Rebirth Intro’ Video

Althoughvisuallystriking,DeniroFarrar’svideoforthe“Rebirth”trackoffhisRebirthEPitselfisquitesimple.Thatservesapurpose,ofcourse,asitaddsemphasistoandallowstheviewertofocusonwhatcomesoutofhismouth.Variousguestsappearthroughoutthevideoashementionstheminhisnarrative,anditdoesn’ttakemuchtorealizethatthestoriesareasgrittyandgravellyasthevoiceconveyingthem.

Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2

RunTheJewelswilldropitssecondproject,RunTheJewels2,wheneveritdamnwellpleases,whichmeanstheduodecidedtoleakthethingthismorningaround1:30a.m.ESTinadvanceofthescheduledOctober27releasedate.JamieandMikebothtweetedtheofficialleakafterashowinBirmingham,AL.goodmorning.

Kevin Lavell – ‘Know Nobody’ (Prod. By Honorable C-Note)

GivingJulieherpropsforindirectlyputtingmeontoKevinLavell.Afewweeksago,herWorldAccordingTo… columnfeaturedamixtapeHonorableC-Notethatshespokehighlyof.Igrabbedandfinallygotaroundtolisteningtoitlatelastweek.BuriedonthereIfoundKevinLavell’s“KnowNobody,”whichwasproducedbyC-Note.

Tyga Teamed Up With LA Gear To Create A New Sneaker Line. We Have No Idea Why.

IfyouthoughttheReebokT-Raww wasterrible,Tygajustprovedhecanone-upallthingswack.Earlierintheweek,LA’sstrugglerappersupremeannouncedviahisInstagramthathe“designed”hisownshoesinacollaborationwithLAGearandproceededtopostseveralphotosofthemodelplusafewmore.Uhh,youmeanyoureplicatedtheRoshedesign?

A-Trak And Lex Luger Ft. Travi$ Scott – ‘100 Bottles’ Video

WhenLexLugerandA-TrakunitedtoformLowPros,itfelttheequivalentoftwoevilgeniusmastermindscombiningtheircollectivepowers.Theymightbegoodguys,butit’smorefuntothinkofthemthatway.Goodguysalwaysfinishlast,andthesetwoarefar,faraheadofthepack.TheirEP1stretchedboundariesandbentruleswithelectronicelementsandheavy808s,whichisexactlywhatthevideofor“100Bottles” doeswithTravi$Scott.

Settling In: Usher Embracing OG Status After 20 Years In The Game

DuringUsher’srecentpromorunforhisupcoming“TheURExperience”tour,itwasmentioned thatithasnowbeen20yearsinthegamefortheR&Bsuperstar.Assumingitwasjusttheusualpracticeofroundingupthecareerlengthforveteranartists,Idecidedtolookituptoseeifthatnumbercheckedout.

Tyga – ’40 Mill’ (Prod. By Kanye West And Mike Dean)

After aTwitterrant demandingmusicalfreedom,Tygamayhavegottenhiswish,asweappeartohavealegitimatesinglefromhisforthcomingGoldAlbum:18thDynasty.Thankstoafewfemaleassociations,YoungMoney’sComptonconnectwasabletosecureworkfromYeezushimselfforthesong,as’40Mill’featuresKanyeandoft-collaboratorMikeDeanonproduction.

Watch Big Sean Kill It With His Cosmic Kev Freestyle

WordsByAshan There’snodoubtthatBigSeanishavingamonthtoremember.BetweensigningtoRocNation,droppingfournewtracksandhavingArianaGrande(whosenamesoundslikeafontonWord,ifyouaskme)swooningoverhimandfinallyconfirmingtheirrelationship,itappearstheFinallyFamousrapperreallycan’tlose.

Former Mars Volta, Current Jack White Keyboardist Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens Dies

Isaiah“Ikey”Owens,JackWhite’scurrentkeyboardistandtheguywhoprovidedmanyawesomewig-outmomentsforTheMarsVolta,diedthismorninginMexico.Hewas39.MexicanpublicationPeriodicoDigitalfirstreported Owens’passing.Thepublication’sarticlementionsthatalcoholanddrugswerereportedlyfoundinhisbedroom,butnocauseofdeathhasbeendetermined.

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