Video: The Roots’ “The Fire” Featuring John Legend Video: The Roots’ “The Fire” Featuring John Legend
July 29, 2010 – 10:37 am | No Comment

The Roots latest video for “The Fire” featuring John Legend, directed by Rik Cordero, is far from your stock hip-hop video. Not only are neither The Roots nor John Legend featured, but it’s set before …

What’s Really Going On At Walmart? What’s Really Going On At Walmart?
July 29, 2010 – 10:11 am | 2 Comments

Retail giant Walmart has long been respected and feared for its highly effective and seemingly relentless strategy of cutting costs in order to lower prices. Of course, the multinational corporation has also gained several enemies …

The <i>Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air</i> Reunion Show Will Be Missing One Aunt Viv The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Reunion Show Will Be Missing One Aunt Viv
July 29, 2010 – 10:10 am | 15 Comments

Last night, I received word about the possibility of there being a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion show. According to celebrific.com, the entire cast is currently in talks about doing the show, which will air …

New York Pays $7 Million Settlement In The Shooting Of Sean Bell New York Pays $7 Million Settlement In The Shooting Of Sean Bell
July 28, 2010 – 2:42 pm | 2 Comments

In the early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2006, Sean Bell, a 23-year-old New York City man due to be married later that day, walked out of a Queens strip club, climbed into …

Hot Topic: Behind The WikiLeaks “Afghan Diary” Hot Topic: Behind The WikiLeaks “Afghan Diary”
July 28, 2010 – 11:46 am | 68 Comments

Set up like Wikipedia (the free online encyclopedia anyone can edit), WikiLeaks publishes and comments on formerly secret documents alleging government and corporate misconduct. Its release this week of the “Afghan War Diary“—more than 90,000 …

Foxy Brown Goes To Court Over Restraining Order Violation Foxy Brown Goes To Court Over Restraining Order Violation
July 28, 2010 – 11:05 am | 2 Comments

Pulling up in a black Lamborghini to a throng of paparazzi, and dressed in a body hugging teal dress with a metallic clutch and matching heels, Inga Marchand, better known to hip-hop fans as Foxy …

Nike Air Force 1 Low WBF Five Borough Pack “Manhattan” Nike Air Force 1 Low WBF Five Borough Pack “Manhattan”
July 28, 2010 – 9:39 am | No Comment

It’s no secret that the World Basketball Festival is coming to New York, and that Nike has been taken the honors of primary sponsor. For those that don’t know, NYC will host some of the …

The Best Sports Celebration Ever? The Best Sports Celebration Ever?
July 28, 2010 – 9:31 am | 2 Comments

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (remember them?) had some cool little pre-game routines before every NBA game, where they’d pretend to be taking photos of each other in a goofy manner (side note: it’s kind …

Guess Who’s The New Face Of Calvin Klein Underwear? Guess Who’s The New Face Of Calvin Klein Underwear?
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July 28, 2010 – 9:24 am | 5 Comments

This sultry Hollywood actress is the new face for the Calvin Klein “Envy” underwear collection in a huge campaign—and her first ad campaign for a brand. Can you guess who?
Flip to page two to see.

Is Rihanna Ready For Hollywood? The Singer Joins The Cast Of <i> Battleship</i> Is Rihanna Ready For Hollywood? The Singer Joins The Cast Of Battleship
July 28, 2010 – 9:23 am | 2 Comments

Rihanna will cut her teeth as an actress when she’s featured in the movie adaptation of the classic board game Battleship. Yeah, that Battleship. The sci-fi flick will also feature True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard and …

Kanye West Officially Joins Twitter Kanye West Officially Joins Twitter
July 28, 2010 – 9:21 am | No Comment

Kanye West joined Twitter earlier today and once it was confirmed the “Louis Vuitton Don” was definitely in control of the account, his followers jumped from a paltry 11 to over 20,000 in a matter …

Rapper DMX’s Pre-Jail Video Rapper DMX’s Pre-Jail Video
July 27, 2010 – 5:38 pm | One Comment

Rapper DMX turned himself into jail yesterday in LA to serve out a 90-day sentence for his 2002 reckless driving conviction. Word is, dude wouldn’t even be in jail this time around if he hadn’t …

Mya Unleashes The Thickness in Miami Mya Unleashes The Thickness in Miami
July 27, 2010 – 9:46 am | 6 Comments

Our dear friend, Mya, took a moment to hit South Beach last week for some sun and pre-tropical storm waves. The super-thick singer was taking a break from recording her new album and decided to …

Carhartt Fall/Winter 2010 Lookbook Carhartt Fall/Winter 2010 Lookbook
July 27, 2010 – 9:39 am | One Comment

The often overlooked purveyor of American workwear, Carhartt, is back with a Fall/Winter collection which demands you take notice. Playing on their staples of rugged apparel for the farm and field, Carhartt adds a hint …

Do Rookies In Professional Sports Really Need To Be Hazed? Do Rookies In Professional Sports Really Need To Be Hazed?
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July 27, 2010 – 9:33 am | 5 Comments

Dez Bryant has already made plenty of noise in the NFL—and he hasn’t even played a single down yet.
In October 2009, he essentially became the first college football player to declare for the 2010 NFL …

Live @ Suite 19 Presents: Eric Sosa Live @ Suite 19 Presents: Eric Sosa
July 27, 2010 – 9:30 am | 3 Comments

Eric Sosa is a Queens MC attempting to bridge the gap between old-school and new-school hip-hop. A previous winner of MTV2′s Sucker Free competition and a growing presence in New York’s live rap scene, Sosa …

Kim Kardashian Gets Down With Terry Richardson Kim Kardashian Gets Down With Terry Richardson
July 26, 2010 – 4:11 pm | 2 Comments

The widely published and highly scrutinized photographer Terry Richardson can now add reality star Kim Kardashian to his list of muses that range from Lady Gaga to Mike Tyson. Earlier today, Kim Kardashian tweeted the …

Essence Magazine Hires First White Fashion Director Essence Magazine Hires First White Fashion Director
July 26, 2010 – 2:08 pm | 6 Comments

According to Clutchmagonline.com, Essence magazine has hired its first “white” Fashion Director and the response has been less than positive.
Essence and owner/operator Time Warner have yet to officially announce the hiring but Media Bistro reveals …

Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z, Rihanna: Celebs Best & Worst Hairstyles Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z, Rihanna: Celebs Best & Worst Hairstyles
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July 26, 2010 – 1:08 pm | 68 Comments

There are some celebrities who get cheeky with their hair from time to time. Kudos to them for being courageous, but sometimes it simply doesn’t work out.
From Nicki Minaj to Jay-Z, check out the best …

Will Wyclef Jean Be Haiti’s Next President? Will Wyclef Jean Be Haiti’s Next President?
July 26, 2010 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

According to an anonymous source and gossip, Fugees maestro Wyclef Jean is going to announce his candidacy for President of Haiti. Hmm. Does Haiti care that he’s had a few problems lately?
One newspaper has cited …

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