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4.17 The Cooler

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Kevin Durant’s Game-Winning Dunk Vs. Pistons Locked Up Oklahoma City’s Two Seed

Midway through the fourth quarter the Thunder were losing to the Pistons and I was emailing Tins jokes about OKC falling to the three seed and LeBron still winning the MVP. Yeah, about that. Kevin Durant finished the last game of the...Show More Summary

Chris Johnson Inks Deal With New York Jets

All last season the running sentiment around Chris Johnson was that it was going to be his last as Tennessee Titan. Turns out my gut feeling was right. My boy Johnathan Tillman noted a few weeks back CJ2K received a hard lesson in business in the NFL, where contracts are awarded for what a player may do instead of what’s already done.

The Boondocks Mixtape: Season 4 (Hosted by DJ Drama, DJ Sense & Don Cannon)

With Season 4 set to air on April 21, Adult Swim and The Boondocks partner to release a mixtape filled with new talent. Hosted by DJ Drama, DJ Sense and Don Cannon, Two-9, Lil Herb, Skeme and Troy Ave. pop up on the tracklist, plus the Killer Mike-Alchemist track “The Boonies” shows up as well. Stream to your heart’s content below.

Video: Lil Wayne: Weezy Wednesdays (Episode 8)

Tune shows us how he’ll celebrate 4/20 in the latest episode of “Weezy Wednesdays.” Previously: Video: Tyga, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne – Senile

J Dilla – “Give ‘Em What They Want”

Unreleased, posthumous records can be problematic. Just look at Tupac’s albums after death and the mixed response to Michael Jackson’s tunes beyond the grave for reference. “New” J Dilla records, though? Alright, I’m a hypocrite so let me spare you guys of the fluff. “Give ‘Em What They Want” knocks and I want it in my car right now, dammit.

Pelé And Cristiano Ronaldo Nearly Make Grown Men Cry For Emirates Airlines

Hands in late pass Sam and Ryan are the soccer experts of the crew. As for myself, I know soccer, but I don’t know soccer if that makes any sense. Nevertheless, like most people who fancy themselves as fútbol fans, World Cup 2014 fever is beginning to capture my mind, body and soul. Show More Summary

“Get Up On My Level”: Review Of Kevin Gates’ ‘By Any Means’

Kevin Gates is a pleasantly confusing artist who refuses to fit into any box that listeners may attempt to place him in. He sings and raps in an inimitable drawl that switches from choppy and subdued to angry and resonant. The twitchiness...Show More Summary

Mobb Deep – The Outcome

Another one off DJ Whoo Kid and DJ S.Whit’s upcoming mixtape The Elevation 2 dropping April 19th. Previously: Mack Wilds ft. French Montana, Mobb Deep & Busta Rhymes – Henny (Remix) (Video)

Video: Vado Interview w/ Angie Martinez

Vado chops it up with Angie Martinez about “My Bae”, DJ Khaled, reality TV, relationship with Camron and more. Previously: Vado – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle (Video)

Prepare Your Tummy To Welcome Back KFC’s Double Down Sandwich

It appears that we’re in the midst of two “golden ages” of things, both of them completely unrelated but so gosh dang American: TV and fast food. These epochs are great because not only can Americans get superb dramas and comedies, like,...Show More Summary

DJ Drama & Don Cannon: The Boondocks Season 4 (Mixtape)

Listen to the unofficial mixtape for the fourth season of “The Boondocks,” hosted by DJ Drama and Don Cannon, featuring guest appearances from Killer Mike, Two-9, Lil Herb, Problem, Smoke DZA, and more. “The Boondocks” returns for the fourth and final season April 21 on Adult Swim. Download: DJ Drama & Don Cannon: The Boondocks [...]

Asher Roth ft. Major Myjah – Last Of The Flohicans

Off RetroHash dropping April 22nd. Previously: Asher Roth – The World Is Not Enough (Video)

Jay-Z Bringing Made In America Festival to LA

After two years in Philly, Jay Z is bringing the Budweiser sponsored Made In America Festival to the city of Los Angeles this Summer. But don’t worry Philadelphia, you’re still getting your two day event as well. The Festival will take place in both cities simultaneously over Labor Day weekend, and performances from both locations [...]

Rapper Christ Bearer Cuts Off Penis, Jumps Off Balcony

New from PopCrunch: Who needs a penis in the afterlife, right? Christ Bearer, a rapper affiliated with the groundbreaking hip-hop collective The Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his manhood and jumped from a balcony in North Hollywood early Wednesday. Show More Summary

Did Raymond Felton And Iman Shumpert Just Complete The Worst Backcourt Season Of All-Time?

Words By Derz So, it’s official: the Knicks’ recent improved play was too little too late, and the club is in the all too familiar territory of missing out on the playoffs once again. Finishing ninth is no mean feat in the West (condolences, Suns fans)…but in the laughably weak East, it’s a damning result for this expensive roster.

Video: The Corner Where the Illmatic Cover Was Shot

In this second clip from Mikey Fresh’s trip to QB with Jungle, Nas’ brother shows us the benches where their childhood friend Ill Will lost his life and takes us to the corner where the background image from the Illmatic album cover was shot. Previously: Inside Nas’ Childhood Apartment

Video: Jon Connor – Bound 2 Freestyle

New video from Jon Connor for his freestyle over “Bound 2?. Previously: Jon Connor – A Tribute To The Notorious B.I.G. Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Chris Crack – Cuts (Prod. by Tree)

Tree isn’t just one of the most dynamic MCs working in the Chi right now, he’s also one of the standout producers in a city that is currently overflowing with talent. In an effort to spread his Soul Trap sound as widely as possible and put on for his homies at the same time, he’ll [...]

Singer Tinashe Talks Her Love For Jordans With ‘Chicks N Kicks’

Chan and the gang reup with season two of their Chicks N Kicks series of profiles with bubbling singing sensation Tinashe. The RCA recording artist spends time speaking on her debut solo project and how she manages to stand out from the pack. And, with it being CNK and all, she breaks down her favorite pair of kicks.

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