Hip-hop exec Steve Rifkind launches Battle Rap competition Hip-hop exec Steve Rifkind launches Battle Rap competition
March 7, 2007 – 4:46 pm | 2 Comments

Steve Rifkind
Hip-hop finally has its own version of successful online communities like YouTube, MySpace and various game sites with the debut of Battle Rap, a contest which will be launched on the legendary …

Get up on Zoo York’s female goodies Get up on Zoo York’s female goodies
March 7, 2007 – 3:28 pm | 2 Comments

Calling all skater girls: thanks to Zoo York, you’ve got some fresh threads this Spring season to chill ’round the curb in.
Those in the know are already aware the 80′s throwback style is killing it …

Designer Karl Kani returns with new brand Designer Karl Kani returns with new brand
March 7, 2007 – 3:04 pm | 5 Comments

As LL Cool J once loudly proclaimed, don’t call it a comeback.
Karl Kani, widely regarded as the “godfather of urban fashion,” is back in full force with a new line, Live Life and Love Denim.
Live …

More kicks for Easter from adidas More kicks for Easter from adidas
March 7, 2007 – 1:36 pm | 7 Comments

We previewed Reebok’s special Easter kicks, and now adidas are joining the fun with their EBC collection.
The EBC pack consists of a Top Ten hi and lo done with an Easter-esque colorway.
The shoes will release …

Say “no” to love with Akademiks tees Say “no” to love with Akademiks tees
March 7, 2007 – 12:16 pm | 6 Comments

Akademiks knows last month’s Valentines Day celebrations were for suckers.
Celebrate the end of cheap chocolate heart boxes and overpriced flowers with a t-shirt that says exactly how you feel about love!
Choose from “Love Don’t Live …

Jazz star claims hip-hop acts are “ghetto minstrels” Jazz star claims hip-hop acts are “ghetto minstrels”
March 6, 2007 – 5:18 pm | 4 Comments

Is today’s hip-hop just one big joke?
Jazz star Wynton Marsalis seems to think so, recently ripping into some of the biggest names in hip-hop, claiming the genre demeans African-American culture.
Marsalis – widely regarded as one …

Rocawear sold to Iconix Brand Group for US$204 million Rocawear sold to Iconix Brand Group for US$204 million
March 6, 2007 – 2:30 pm | One Comment

Major player Jay-Z has sold his clothing line Rocawear for $204 million to Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
As co-founder of Rocawear, Jay-Z will still be in charge of all product development, marketing and licensing for the …

We wanna know – are you stupid? We wanna know – are you stupid?
March 6, 2007 – 12:35 pm | One Comment

Take some time today to find out just how stupid you are!
We found this online quiz called the Stupid Tester, and it contains “scientifically derived questions attempt to dig deep into your knowledge and personality …

New Milkcrate fitted hats for Spring/Summer ’07 New Milkcrate fitted hats for Spring/Summer ’07
March 6, 2007 – 11:59 am | 2 Comments

These mouth-watering fitteds from Milkcrate NYC are part of their upcoming Spring/Summer 2007 collection.
With all kinds of patterns, from candy to watermelons to smiley face motifs, they’re sure to guarantee all eyes will be on …

Zoo York brings the flavor with new kicks Zoo York brings the flavor with new kicks
March 6, 2007 – 11:22 am | 12 Comments

Didn’t get your hands on the Air Jordan V Grapes when they came out? Are you mad that hot colorways like that seem to be limited nowadays?
Not to worry – we’ve found a pair of …

“Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West “Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West
March 6, 2007 – 10:28 am | 4 Comments

We got chills when we heard this new track called “Classic” featuring Nas, Rakim, KRS-One and Kanye West, with DJ Premier on the boards.
Just knowing these MCs are still able to create magic when necessary …

Ladies of hip-hop: it’s time to get involved! Ladies of hip-hop: it’s time to get involved!
March 5, 2007 – 1:19 pm | 4 Comments

Kanye West has a new remix out to Alabama rapper Rich Boy’s hit “Throw Some D’s,” but in this case the “D’s” in question relate to females going up a breast size for Kanye’s pleasure.
The …

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
March 5, 2007 – 10:42 am | One Comment

After being overlooked in 2005 and 2006, rap pioneers Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month.
The honor means they will be the first …

Reebok get ready for Easter with new kicks Reebok get ready for Easter with new kicks
March 5, 2007 – 10:29 am | 31 Comments

Make sure you you’re wearing these new Reebok Pump Omni’s when you make your chocolate runs this Easter.
With a pink, blue and yellow polka dot pattern (reminiscent of the “speckled egg” marbles from back in …

adidas Materials of the World series adidas Materials of the World series
March 5, 2007 – 7:49 am | 4 Comments

Limited to 495 pairs and available at adidas Heritage Stores worldwide are the new Africa Gazelle sneakers.
The sneakers are part of the ongoing adidas Materials of the World series, a tribute to different global cultures.
The …

Graffiti bars make their debut this month Graffiti bars make their debut this month
March 4, 2007 – 9:10 pm | One Comment

Nowadays not only are hip-hop heads pining for the good ol’ days, they’re doing something about it.
Whether it’s acts like Nas dropping tribute tracks like “Where Are They Now” about rappers from the past, or …

Luxe Link – the must have accessory for fashionistas Luxe Link – the must have accessory for fashionistas
March 4, 2007 – 4:17 pm | No Comment

Ladies – don’t you despise putting your purse on the ground at a restaurant, at the club, or even worse, on the floor of the train?
Not only is it grimey, but according to folklore, putting …

Must-see television for the hip-hop generation Must-see television for the hip-hop generation
March 4, 2007 – 9:55 am | No Comment

The 38th NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Image Awards were recently held in Los Angeles, hosted by rapper/actor LL Cool J.
U2′s Bono received the Chairman’s Award for his unwavering efforts to …

Rev. Run’s daughters launch footwear line Rev. Run’s daughters launch footwear line
March 2, 2007 – 6:03 pm | 210 Comments

Vanessa and Angela Simmons, daughters of rapper/TV star/author/businessman Reverend Run, make their footwear debut with the hunger-inspiring name Pastry Footwear Cake Collection.
The initial line to debut on March 23 is The Cake Collection, an offering …

LRG reps for La Raza LRG reps for La Raza
March 2, 2007 – 2:19 pm | 31 Comments

The good folks at LRG are showing their cultural side with the release of this Mexican Rug Hoodie.
Casual and fresh and perfect for spring, make sure you rock this with LRG’s Run for the Border …

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