Dave Raps | “Best Worst Day Ever” | Video

Dave Raps dropped off the video for his new single “Best Worst Day Ever.”  Mama said there’d be days like this. Download his EP entitled H.Y.P.E. here. Advertisements

D.C. Honors Raheem DeVaughn for Civic Work | News

Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, will present Raheem DeVaughn with the key to the city on Thursday (May 5th). The Grammy-nominated R&B singer is being honored for his commitment to preserving the arts for children and teens and in addition, for his efforts in fighting HIV/AIDS throughout Washington, D.C.’s local communities. Mayor Gray will … Continue reading

I-ROC: “I’m Not 50 Tyson” | Video

I ran into my boy Ivan, also known as  I-ROC last weekend.  Out of Harrisburg, PA, he’s been doing his hip-hop thing since before the Internet even knew what a “50 Tyson” was.   On his latest joint “I’m Not 50 Tyson,”  I-ROC takes aim at his rapping rival.   In the track, similar to 50 … Continue reading

TI$A x ‘the $tyle syndrome’:: | Fashion | Video

TI$A introduces a new aesthetic on LA style, with the clips from their later to be released style documentary.  Shot on location throughout Los Angeles, this piece features specific items that will be debuting throughout the Summer months, along with hinting at the introduction of the FW11 Loafer collection.  The brand can be seen on … Continue reading

Features | What’s to Gain from Higher Education?

Ed.’s Note: I dropped this over at Technorati last week.  Read, contemplate, comment. Article first published as What’s to Gain from Higher Education? on Technorati. “Don’t believe everything your earlobe captures, it’s mostly backwards.” As a longtime advocate of higher education, I’ve seen the model for achieving individual success change so drastically that today, I’d … Continue reading

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

Curren$y ft Freddie Gibbs “Scottie Pippen” | New Music

Spitta drops another burner off his upcoming project with Alchemist called “Scottie Pippen.”  One of my favorite things about Curren$y tracks is listening to the lyrics and trying to figure out why he picked his title.  Sometimes he never really says it in the rap, it’s just implied so you have to figure it out.  … Continue reading