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    The Essentials: The Top 10 ‘The Boondocks’ Episodes of All Time

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    Later tonight, Adult Swim’s animated adaptation of Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks comic strip series kicks off its fourth and final season, albeit without series creator McGruder at the helm. While we’ve already gotten a “soundtrack” of sorts, I wanted to take a look back at how we got here, and how Huey, Riley, Tom DuBois, […]

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    Obits: James “The Ultimate Warrior” Hellwig (1959-2014)

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    “His spirit will live forever!” Wrestling fans both young and old were hit with shocking news this evening, as it was unveiled that WWE superstar and 80s/early ’90s icon The Ultimate Warrior had passed away tonight. The news hits especially hard given that the Warrior had gotten back on amicable terms with Vince McMahon and […]

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    #WrestleManiaWeek: The 5 Best WrestleManias Of All-Time

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    If we were to start this counting down the worst, we end it with the best. Here are the five greatest WrestleManias, ever. 01. WrestleMania X-Seven, April 1, 2001 The apex of the “Attitude Era” happened here. In terms of match quality top to bottom, there is no WrestleMania that can top what WrestleMania 17 […]

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    Jay Electronica & Jay Z – We Made It [@jayelectronica @s_c_]

    Sunday, March 23, 2014

    Fine Jay, you’re starting to rope us back in. In the wee hours of the morning, Electronica and his Roc Nation boss decided to go over Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”. And good grief at the results from Jay Electron. What may make the AM chatter even more intriguing is that Hov jabs back at […]

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    The Best Memes To The NYC Man vs. Arizona Trucker Fight

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Let’s be honest with ourselves – you know better than to attempt to fight someone in this day and age of cellphone cameras and Worldstar. Especially when you’re full of bravado and easily outmatched by a bigger, stronger man. Sadly, that exact thought pattern didn’t seem to cross the mind of this NYC man as […]

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Apr
23

Video: DJ Chose – 3rd Level [@djchose @mrboomtown]

Texas club music whether it be Houston’s ratchet or Dallas’ boogie movement will forever own a piece of the musical tapestry. At the moment, local radio seems to revolve around DJ Chose’s “3rd Level” as the local club track most deserving of being beaten into your eardrums and bodies. Which only makes it perfectly fine […]

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Apr
23

Steve Aoki – Rage The Night Away (f. Waka Flocka Flame) [@steveaoki @wakaflockabsm]

Steve Aoki is a literal God King of the EDM/DJ scene. His trap sound put together some some pretty interesting ragers has led to many a night you may find yourself sprawled out in a haze. That is why a cut like “Rage The Night Away” with fellow trap connoisseur and infinite ball of energy […]

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Apr
23

Super #Ratchet: A Tennessee Teen Smuggled A Loaded Gun Into Jail With Her Vagina

For once, this level of outrageousness isn’t just trapped to Florida. A 19-year-old Tennessee woman was arrested for driving with a suspended license on Monday, which then led to arguably the most insane booking process you may ever hear of. A female corrections officer was booking Dallas Archer into the Kingsport jail noticed an “unknown […]

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Apr
23

Dante Higgins – GOD Hig [@dantehiggins #lmbg]

As a natural wordsmith, Dante Higgins might have a better grasp of how to make one chuckle, nod, quote and recite his lyrics than a lot of others in his rap class. He’s a sumo when it comes to bars, particularly those that mix his own personal life, Duke basketball, Southlawn and whatever else may […]

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Apr
23

Video: Pharrell – Marilyn Monroe [@Pharrell #GIRL]

As Pharrell’s upbeat and nostalgic G I R L album continues to get spin in our daily rotations, the artist took to VEVO today to premiere a new set of visuals for one of the LP’s stand-out cuts, the tone-setting intro track “Marilyn Monroe.” At times colorful – peep the red, white, and blue montage […]

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Apr
23

FPSF: Bun B, Mike Jones, Slim Thug, Devin The Dude, Paul Wall & Z-Ro Added To Lineup [@fpsf]

Rockets remixes, 4/20 shows and now add FPSF to the growing list of things Bun B, Devin The Dude and Slim Thug have done in recent memory. Wanting to make history, FPSF added five of Houston’s more lauded rap stars and one PA Trill OG to their upcoming festival lineup, setting the stage for a […]

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Apr
23

Black Girl Rocks! Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s Most Beautiful Person [@Lupita_Nyongo #mostbeautiful]

Hollywood’s current “It girl” Lupita Nyong’o is already having the best year ever. After her breakout role in the film 12 Years a Slave won her an Screen Actor’s Guild and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the 31-year-old added being named as People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful Person” to the list of her running […]

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Apr
23

Lil Boosie Shares Summer Release Date For Post-Prison Album [@boosieofficial]

In an interview with Complex on Tuesday, Lil Boosie revealed his plans for his upcoming new album – stating quite affirmatively that he wasn’t about to release something for free before dropping the major project. “I ain’t wanna come home and play with the mixtape game,” Boosie said of the untitled album. “I wanted to […]

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Apr
22

J.Cole Announces Second Dollar And A Dream Tour [@jcolenc]

Last summer, J.Cole embarked on a Dollar And A Dream tour in support of not only his Born Sinner album but also as paying back his diehard fans with a $1 show. This year to celebrate the five year anniversary of his 2009 mixtape The Warm Up, Cole’s heading back on the road again with […]

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Apr
22

Trae Tha Truth Announces Fan Appreciation Concert [@traeabn @simplycecilia @rappublicist]

The artist granted his own day within the city for his extensive philanthropy in the community is at it again. ABN leader Trae The Truth has announced an appreciation show to be held this Saturday, April 26th at Warehouse Live.  Also set to perform are Lil Bibby, MUG, and the rest of the A.B.N. Family. […]

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Apr
22

BOOTS Reveals His Beyoncé Feature For “Dreams” [@bootsonboots #beyonce]

Jordan Asher, the man more commonly known to Beyoncé fans as BOOTS is gearing up to release his upcoming WinterSpringSummerFall project. After a series of releases via his Soundcloud page and a tracklist that included a mysterious final guest, the answer is revealed on “Dreams”, the mix mashed slow burner that pits BOOTS’ leathery smooth […]

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Apr
22

Video: Scarface – No Problem [@brothermob @mrboomtown]

Want to know what feels like Christmas come early? Mr. Scarface is back. Not just in an ancillary role either, we’re talking a full prepared and energized Facemob. Bar none he’s the greatest rapper the city has ever produced and on “No Problem”, he lays it all out through bleak cinematogrophy via Mr. Boomtown. Who […]

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Reviews

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Apr
22

Album Review: Future – Honest [@1future]

Future – Honest A1/Free Bandz/Epic Records Day & A Dream Rating: 4.0 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon STREAM: Some two years ago, I wrote that Future fell in line with a more Andy Kaufman approach to autotune. That he was not as finessed as T-Pain’s drawings of excess that dripped into lovelorn moments […]

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Mar
20

EP Review: Big K.R.I.T. – Week Of K.R.I.T. [@bigkrit #weekofKRIT @reginathepen]

Big K.R.I.T. – Week Of K.R.I.T. Self-Released; 2014 Day & A Dream Rating: 4.5 out of 5 DOWNLOAD: Audiomack Big K.R.I.T. will forever be married to making southern rap music that bubbles and pops, and that’s perfectly fine. While others in his class may create southern rap music due to its poverish nature and societal […]

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Mar
19

Album Review: YG – My Krazy Life [@yg]

YG – My Krazy Life Def Jam Records Day & A Dream Rating: 4.0 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon To be honest, YG should have been buried following 2009’s “find ‘em, fuck ‘em and flee” record “Toot It & Boot It”. It made waves on pop radio but couldn’t sustain itself elsewhere. The […]

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Mar
14

Album Review: Pharrell – G I R L [@pharrell]

Pharrell – G I R L Columbia Records; 2014 Day & A Dream Rating: 4.5 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon After eight years of topping charts and composing soundtracks without releasing a solo album (the forgettable depending on who you ask In My Mind), this month Pharrell Williams gave us G I R […]

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Mar
13

Album Review: ScHoolboy Q – OXYmoron [@ScHoolboyQ]

ScHoolboy Q – OXYmoron 2014; Top Dawg Entertainment/Interscope Day & A Dream Score: 4.0 out of 5 Buy: iTunes/Target ScHoolboy Q sold his soul. That’s a harsh way to put it. But there’s no other way to say it and no better explanation for OXYmoron, the third album on Q’s resume but his official “debut” […]

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Mar
7

Album Review: Rick Ross – Mastermind

Rick Ross – Mastermind Maybach Music Group/Def Jam Day & A Dream Rating: 2.5 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon Earlier this week, Rick Ross brought his Mastermind shtick, the one of bloated grandiosity and illusion to Late Night With Seth Meyers. He, along with French Montana performed “Nobody,” the haunting karaoke like hark […]

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