Malene Younglao | “Miss America”| Music Video

Save the roses and tiaras. Malene Younglao is serving notice that she ain’t “Miss America.”  Filmed in her neighborhood in Brooklyn, the video for the track, released in 2010, contrasts multiple female representations against gritty urban images, creating a fitting backdrop to the song.   Younglao, with her stunning good looks and large tattoos, physically embodies … Continue reading

Media | The LeBrons: Episode 1 | Video

Lebron James said his goal was to become a “global icon.” He took another step on Thursday with the premiere of his new animated web series, The LeBrons.  The characters are based on those featured in several Nike ads in 2006, including Athlete, Biz, Kid and Wise, with the actual Lebron voicing the Biz character.  … Continue reading

CyHi Da Prynce |”Bunch of Rounds”| Video

From his mixtape Royal Flush, CyHi Da Prynce released the track  “Bunch of Rounds”  in cinematic form.  Shot by Decatur Dan, movie aficionados might liken the video’s introduction to something from this American Mafia classic. via RH

Mashonda Featured in KING Magazine | Media

Mashonda, Swizz Beatz’s ex-wife and star of the new VH1 reality series, Love & Hip-Hop, stripped down and opened up for the magazine’s The Women of KING issue.  From the looks of it, single life is treating her well.   On her newly single status, Mashonda said, “I recently went on a date, and it was … Continue reading

Prodigy Talks to The Source| Media| Video

One half of the Queensbridge duo Mobb Deep, Prodigy sat down with The Source for his first interview since being released from prison last week.  He speaks on topics such as Kanye West, his Unsigned Hype appearance, and becoming a poet.  The P is free. via rapradar

Wiz Khalifa Scores Rolling Stone Cover| Media| News

It’s been a big 2011 for Wiz. A song that became an anthem, topping the Billboard charts, and snatching up a semi-celebrity girlfriend.  The good times keep “rolling” with him scoring the cover of the March issue of Rolling Stone. Taylor Gang this. Bonus: Watch Wiz Khalifa’s latest video, “Roll Up,” after the jump.

Buzz Bissinger |White Fans Losing Interest in the NBA |Media

I came across this story when ESPN columnist, Jemele Hill tweeted the link. Author Buzz Bissinger is known for stirring up controversy.  This should do more of the same.  In a story for The Daily Beast, Bissinger explains why white folks don’t watch the NBA with the same interest they had when there were more … Continue reading