BET Awards 2010—Who’s Got Your Vote? BET Awards 2010—Who’s Got Your Vote?
June 22, 2010 – 9:34 am | 13 Comments

The 2010 BET Awards air live from Los Angeles this Sunday, June 27. Hosted by Queen Latifah, the award show known for honoring the finest in African-American entertainment (with smatterings of other cultures thrown in …

EA Sports Debuts An MMA Game At The E3 Expo EA Sports Debuts An MMA Game At The E3 Expo
June 21, 2010 – 1:49 pm | 3 Comments

On October 19, two legends of mixed martial arts will finally meet in a clash of epic proportions. Fedor Emelianenko and Randy Couture will meet to see who is the best in a match up …

Is Ciara’s Latest Album Getting Shelved Because It Sucks? Is Ciara’s Latest Album Getting Shelved Because It Sucks?
June 21, 2010 – 12:51 pm | 5 Comments

It is unlikely, but there are rumors going around that Jive Records is displeased with Ciara’s current chart performance and the label is planning on scrapping her entire Basic Instinct project. Although her single, “Ride,” …

Meet Desert Storm’s Newest Act: 1st String Meet Desert Storm’s Newest Act: 1st String
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June 21, 2010 – 12:22 pm | 21 Comments

If we had told you in ’07 that Pittsburgh’s hip-hop community was breeding some top-notch talent, you wouldn’t have believed us. You probably would have even laughed out loud. Well, thanks to Wiz Khalifa and …

Why Is Angelina Jolie Playing Cleopatra? Why Is Angelina Jolie Playing Cleopatra?
June 21, 2010 – 10:11 am | 12 Comments

One of my Twitter buddies Combat Jack (entertainment lawyer Reggie Osse) was recently getting heated over the announcement Angelina Jolie is set to play Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra in an upcoming film (following in the footsteps …

Should Artists Like T-Pain Go “On Strike” To Try And Improve Record Sales? Should Artists Like T-Pain Go “On Strike” To Try And Improve Record Sales?
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June 21, 2010 – 9:11 am | 5 Comments

Back in 2008, I wrote a feature for VIBE that detailed the ways several up-and-coming rappers were planning to launch successful careers—without depending on record sales that weren’t exactly dependable at the time. From selling …

Kanye West Deposed In Suge Knight Shooting Lawsuit Kanye West Deposed In Suge Knight Shooting Lawsuit
June 21, 2010 – 9:06 am | 20 Comments

Suge Knight is moving forward with a lawsuit against Kanye West stemming from a 2005 incident during which the has-been hip-hop mogul was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant at a pre-party for …

Nike SB Skateboarder Stefan Janoski’s Personal Sneaker Collection Nike SB Skateboarder Stefan Janoski’s Personal Sneaker Collection
June 21, 2010 – 8:56 am | 16 Comments

Nike SB–sponsored rider Stefan Janoski is a mover and a shaker on everyone’s favorite social-media platform, Twitter. From posts about unreleased kicks, to funny anecdotes about his life, @StefanJanoski is definitely worth a follow. This …

YC The Cynic Puts The Art Into Hip-Hop YC The Cynic Puts The Art Into Hip-Hop
June 19, 2010 – 11:12 am | 4 Comments

MC Shan said it best: “Hip-hop was set out in the dark, they used to do it out in the park.” Today, hip-hop is on many different stages, from radio and television to Internet. But …

Is Albert Haynesworth Walking Away From $100 Million? The Redskins Think So. Is Albert Haynesworth Walking Away From $100 Million? The Redskins Think So.
June 19, 2010 – 11:04 am | 6 Comments

Defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, III seems ready to do just that.
Widely considered the “most dominant defensive tackle in the league,” Haynesworth signed a 7-year contract for $100 million with the Washington Redskins just last year. …

The 2010 E3 Expo: Girls, Games, Method Man & Redman The 2010 E3 Expo: Girls, Games, Method Man & Redman
June 19, 2010 – 10:46 am | 3 Comments

The 2010 E3 Expo was insane and if you’re a gamer, it was like you died and went to heaven. Video games, girls, performances, weird people in costume and more video games made the three-day …

Live @ Suite 19: Alexis Jordan Live @ Suite 19: Alexis Jordan
June 19, 2010 – 10:45 am | 8 Comments

I really want to hate 18-year-old Alexis Jordan. I do. But I can’t.  Everything about her is enviable. This kid hit the genetic jackpot. She’s young, beautiful (with or without makeup) and she can sing …

Nicki Minaj’s Promo Pics: Hot Or Not? Nicki Minaj’s Promo Pics: Hot Or Not?
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June 18, 2010 – 3:13 pm | 18 Comments

These promo pics for Nicki Minaj‘s upcoming album were just released.

Is she doing too much with this colorful Harajuku Barbie madness, or are you feeling it?  I personally would love to see a slightly more …

Top 5 Most Stylish World Cup 2010 Players Top 5 Most Stylish World Cup 2010 Players
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June 18, 2010 – 12:42 pm | 4 Comments

World Cup 2010 fever is on and popping. There are a ton of editorials out there featuring the hottest men in the game, but who’s relevant when it comes to our favorite topic—fashion?
We picked our …

Lil Wayne’s Advice To Drake Lil Wayne’s Advice To Drake
June 18, 2010 – 9:48 am | 39 Comments

We all know that while Drake has plenty of mentors in the rap game (such as Jay-Z and Kanye West), his most important hip-hop role model by far is Lil Wayne.
In light of Weezy’s current …

At E3 Expo: Protesters Want To End Zombie Cruelty At E3 Expo: Protesters Want To End Zombie Cruelty
June 18, 2010 – 9:41 am | 6 Comments

Above is a picture of a sad zombie who has been captured and brought to the E3 Expo this week as an exhibit for Capcom‘s booth. Those that attended the expo pointed and laughed as …

Lil Boosie Indicted For First Degree Murder Lil Boosie Indicted For First Degree Murder
June 18, 2010 – 9:37 am | 6 Comments

Rapper Lil Boosie (born Torrence Hatch) was indicted by a grand jury yesterday on a first-degree murder charge stemming from a shooting incident last October that left a man named Terry Boyd dead. Boyd was …

Sneak Peek: Air Jordan 1 Wolf Grey/Spice Sneak Peek: Air Jordan 1 Wolf Grey/Spice
June 18, 2010 – 9:33 am | 6 Comments

The Air Jordan 1 has seen more color combinations than Dennis Rodman‘s hair in the 90s, and the Summer of 2010 proves no different. From patent leather to tumbled leather to suede, the AJ 1 …

2010 World Cup Watch: 10 Reasons We’re In Love With Soccer Again 2010 World Cup Watch: 10 Reasons We’re In Love With Soccer Again
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June 18, 2010 – 9:31 am | 16 Comments

Yeah, yeah. We know what we said last week. The U.S.A. will never appreciate soccer like the rest of the world. And we still believe that. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t been getting up …

Def Jam Wants Rihanna To Be The Next Michael Jackson! Def Jam Wants Rihanna To Be The Next Michael Jackson!
June 17, 2010 – 3:28 pm | 11 Comments

Well, not exactly! Just check out the quote from the VP of Def Jam Records, Bu Thiam!
“Rihanna is coming along incredibly. I’m trying to push her to where every song will be a hit, from …

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