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Jhene Aiko – “Comfort Inn Ending” Video

When I hear Comfort Inn referenced, my mind automatically skips to the Hon. O’Shea’s “Took her to the Comfort Inn, tucked her in, Pulled out the third leg, pumped it in” from “Only Out For One Thang.” That was from ’91. Fast-forward to 2014 and Jhene Aiko’s “Comfort Inn Ending (Freestyle)” video plays as the antithesis to Cube’s classic.

Let Me Be Your Tennis Ball: Here’s Serena Williams’ Latest Photo Spread

“So I learned to be proud of my curves and embrace my large boobs.” I briefly lost consciousness and could only understand the second half of that quote from Serena Williams’ Fitness Magazine interview for their May issue. What I did make out, I took it as a declarative statement—no—a command. Show More Summary

Amar’e Stoudemire Admits That He Hasn’t Watched The Knicks Play All Season

Amar’e Stoudemire could barely call himself an NBA player this year, so the least he could have done was watch his team play. Clearly, he didn’t. Amar’e thinks his team might be the best in the league “on paper” despite the fact they got bumped from playoff contention in the worst Eastern Conference in recent memory.

The Ultimate Warrior’s Cause Of Death Has Been Revealed

A week after his death, Warrior’s (born James Hellwig) cause of death has finally been revealed. The former wrestler who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame just three days before his death, died from cardiovascular disease. This caused the heart attack that took his life, the AP reports. They also note that there was no foul play involved.

Guilt-Free Listening: Pharoahe Monch’s ‘P.T.S.D.’ Album Stream

Pharoahe Monch’s fourth solo LP, P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), hits stores tomorrow, April 15. In advance of the release, he’s giving fans the chance at an early listen to the 17-track project for free. The stream’s below and those curious can find the tracklist here. Try it and like it? Buy it on iTunes.

Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz (Hol Up)” Video

Wiz’s 2014 output has ranged from surprisingly good to probably worth skipping. Unfortunately, the video that we’re posting accompanies the same song that you would get sent to if you clicked last paragraph’s probably-worth-skipping link. Show More Summary

100-Word Review: Nick Cannon’s ‘White People Party Music’

Words by Amp Geez With features and production from Pitbull, AfroJack, Future, and others, Nick Cannon has put together White People Party Music, an album that tries its hand at every trend on the charts. And interestingly, a coupleShow More Summary

Alicia Keys Ft. Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell – “It’s On Again” Video

Alicia Keys drops the video for her superhero anthem, “It’s On Again” with appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and Spider-Man. Find the cut on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack when it drops April 22. Movie in theaters May 2.

49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Loses His Sht At The Airport, Gets Arrested

Tugging on Superman’s cape. Spitting into the wind. And making any sort of “bomb” reference in the middle of an airport, let alone one of the world’s busiest. San Francisco 49ers all-world linebacker Aldon Smith is reportedly guiltyShow More Summary

Russell Westbrook, Jordan Brand Have Big Plans For The NBA Playoffs

Looks like Jordan Brand’s getting Russy ready for 2014 NBA Playoffs as seen in this teaser clipped dubbed “Tailored For Flight.” The Thunder guard and JB athlete’s parting shot: “Let’s save these for the playoffs.” Best guesses? More colors for the XX8s or unveiling of the XX9?

Pharrell – “Here”

Pharrell’s singing a love song for his offering to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The song’s beautiful and well done by P as he stretches his vocals. However, there’s a small thorn in the lyrics that just bugs me. “My dear it seems We’re here again Was there a glitch in my method? Isn’t it clear we’re here again?

Kicks Deal Of The Day: 15 Best Nike Sale Kicks Under $65 At Jimmy Jazz

Check out this collection of Nike styles on sale as featured by the crew at and for a limited time, you can save an exclusive extra 25% off the discounted price. In fact, all options are available for less than $65. For complete deal details, click here.

Coming Attractions: Nike Air Max 1 Breathe

Nike Sportswear’s making sure everybody’s feet have cooler options available for summer with the new Air Max 1 Breathe, one of three models in the Air Max Breathe collection. They took the 30 year old model and stripped it down completely...Show More Summary

Cam’ron And Nick Cannon Trade Jabs On Instagram, Cam Lands Haymaker

Nick Cannon and Cam’ron share one common denominator, two if you still think Nick Cannon’s a rapper. When Nick upped his attention whoring up a notch last week by dying his hair cheetah print, Cam’ron threw a jab at the actor on Instagram. The...Show More Summary

Of Course Colorado Has Weed Vending Machines Now

Check out the official unveiling today @MontanasAvon! Thanks Liz for the pics ^_^ #zazzz — Herbal Elements (@HerbalColorado) April 12, 2014 First, a weed version of Yelp!. And now, weed vending machines. The...Show More Summary

Watch The Trailer For Nas’ New Documentary, ‘Time Is Illmatic’

“Visualizin’ the realism, my life in actuality” Since it’s been a cool 20 years since Nas blessed the American music scene with Illmatic, a documentary was in order. Offering a complete look at the album in ways that few others can, Time Is Illmatic looks to fill any holes in the project’s backstory that still exist.

Jhene Aiko Joined By Childish Gambino, Drake At Coachella

Jhene Aiko gave the gathered crowd a nice going-away present to round out the final night of Coachella. The singer surprised most everyone – festival shot-callers, too, maybe since her set wasn’t streamed – by bringing out both Drake and Childish Gambino to perform “From Time” and “Bed Peace,” respectively.

4.14 The Cooler

This Is Why You Don’t Tweet Terrorism Jokes at Airlines [Gawker] 2014 MTV Movie Awards Winner’s List [USA Today] Why People Pirate ‘Game Of Thrones’ [Torrent Freak] Brawl Breaks out At Peewee Longway & Jose Guapo Concert In Chattanooga...Show More Summary

Pistons Kyle Singler Thought It Would Be A Good Idea To Jump With DeMar DeRozan

Down 105-99 to the Atlantic Division champion Toronto Raptors with more than three minutes remaining, the Pistons were still well within striking range. Then DeMar DeRozan happened. Paired with Andre Drummound at the top of the key, Detroit was without any sort of rim protection and the recipient of one hell of a mismatch. Show More Summary

Your Daily Funk: Slave’s “Watching You”

Back in college, I had a screened porch on a main thoroughfare in downtown Kalamazoo and my roommate and I used to love watching the gazelles run by. By gazelles, I obviously mean fine undergrads in next to nothing, showing skin to prove a point. These days, I’m married and living in a neighborhood where the average age is easily in the mid-thirties.

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