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  • DaBaby Pays It Forward, Gives Homeless Mother $1000 October 22, 2019
    DaBaby is using his new found financial status to help change lives. Last week while making an appearance at his pop up in Atlanta, GA, DaBaby was greeted by a 22-year old fan who waited three hours to show the North Carolina MC some of her merchandise, but when Da Baby started asking about her […]
  • BMX Magician Nigel Sylvester Links Up With EA To Bring ‘Need For Speed: Heat’ To Life October 22, 2019
    Back in August, EA, in conjunction with Ghost Games, announced the returned of its famed street racing series Need For Speed: Heat. In anticipation of the game’s November 8 launch, BMX superstar/filmmaker, Nigel Sylvester released his own trailer inspired the game. This union makes perfect sense. The short film features Sylvester bringing Need For Speed: […]
  • Gucci Mane Had Smoke For DJ Envy & Angela Yee, Envy Fired Back October 22, 2019
    Gucci Mane might be a lot calmer in his current incarnation as a sober and focused artist content with leaving most of the past behind. However, the East Atlanta rapper still appears ready for that action after throwing some barbs at DJ Envy and Angela Yee. Gucci Mane sat down with Charlamagne Tha God and […]
  • Delay Of Game: Zion Williamson Has Knee Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks October 22, 2019
    Zion Williamson is finding out the hard way that he isn’t guaranteed a hall of fame career. The top draft pick has already gone under the knife before the official start of his first year in the league. CBS is reporting that the star rookie had surgery to repair his knee. After showing much promise […]
  • Creative Class: Audio Shapeshifter Lil Nas X October 22, 2019
    Name: Lil Nas X Occupation: Rapper Location: Atlanta-Los Angeles How We Know Him: His genre-bridging hit “Old Town Road” set records, disrupted pop culture and defied odds. Why We Chose Him: A proud member of the LGBTQ community, Lil Nas X smashed pop culture, hip-hop culture and Black cultural norms. What’s Next: Catch Lil Nas X […]
  • Creative Class: 2DopeBoyz Co-Founder Meka “MekDot” Udoh October 22, 2019
    Name: Meka “MekDot” Udoh Occupation: Content Creator and DJ Location: New York How We Know Him: He’s the man behind the edgy opinion-based reviews Hip-Hop needed to keep things honest. Why We Chose Him: The co-founder of 2DopeBoyz remains devoted to chronicling the culture with candid reviews and breaking news. What’s Next: Udoh’s devotion to music […]
  • Creative Class: Chicago Rapper & Activist Vic Mensa October 22, 2019
    Name: Vic Mensa Occupation: Rapper/Activist Location: Chicago How We Know Him: Signed to JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, the 26-year-old proudly reps his hometown musically and culturally. Why We Chose Him: Never one to mince his words, Vic is never afraid to bring attention to the socio-economic issues plaguing Chicago, and the nation, while also doing something […]
  • Creative Class: Sneaker Sage Jacques Slade October 22, 2019
    Name: Jacques Slade Occupation: Sneaker Documentarian Location: Los Angeles How We Know Him: Kustoo has rapper, actor and musical director on his resume but he’s best known for keeping us up to date on all things sneakers via his YouTube channel. Why We Chose Him: With more than 1.1 million subscribers, he’s a legit influencer […]
  • Creative Class: Hot Girl General Megan Thee Stallion October 22, 2019
    Name: Megan Thee Stallion Occupation: Rapper Location: Houston How We Know Her: She’s collecting her stacks while coining phrases, such as “Hot Girl Summer”,  to complement the vibes of infectious tracks like “Cash S**t” and “Big Ole Freak.” Why We Chose Her: Thee Stallion’s lyrical content, stage presence and swagger make her a clear standout among […]
  • Creative Class: Multifaceted Journalist Brian “B. Dot” Miller October 22, 2019
    Name: Brian “B. Dot” Miller Occupation: Content Creator/Hip-Hop Journalist Location: Queens, New York How We Know Him: From magazines to blogs to podcasts and more, Miller stays documenting the culture. Why We Chose Him: A staple voice in the Hip-Hop community, Miller keeps an ear on what’s now and next, and reports his findings on […]
  • Black Security Assistant Who Was Fired For Repeating N-Word To Student Rehired October 22, 2019
    The Black security assistant who was fired after trying to educate a Black child on the use of the n-word is rejoicing after the school administration rescinded it decision to terminate his employment. On Monday (Oct. 21) faculty and students at Madison West High School were greeted with good news as officials at the school district […]
  • Another Woman Has Hit Future With A New Paternity Suit October 22, 2019
    If Spike Lee were to ever shoot a sequel to his 2004 film She Hate Me then he might be interested in casting Future as the lead. The Atlanta rapper be planting seeds like a Hip-Hop version of Old McDonald or something. According to TMZ, Future Hendrix has been hit with a paternity case by […]
  • TMZ Fires Van Lathan After Verbal Clash With White Co-Worker October 22, 2019
    Van Lathan was one of the more popular public figures at TMZ, and it’s come out that the outlet has fired him. According to a number of reports, Lathan and co-worker Michael Babcock allegedly got into a verbal clash which led to Lathan’s ouster. Page Six is reporting that Lathan and Babcock were in the […]
  • SUPREME Unveils Waterproof Clarks Wallabee Collection [Photos] October 22, 2019
    SUPREME® has something in store for the fans of Wu-Tang Clan’s favorite shoe. The brand is dropping a water resistant version of the timeless desert boot. The streetwear giant has unveiled a forthcoming collaboration with Clarks Originals® with an updated version of their classic Wallabee. This release features a water and stain resistant GORE-TEX suede […]
  • GOAT Users Now Able To Purchase Fashion Apparel & Accessories Via Its App October 22, 2019
    GOAT, the online sneaker marketplace, is expanding. Users will now be able to purchase the latest drip to match kicks they buy on the app. Yesterday (Oct.21), GOAT announced it’s expansion beyond sneakers and added apparel and accessories from high-fashion staples such as YSL, Gucci, Off White, Palm Whites, plus emerging brands. Speaking on the […]
  • Kylo Ren & Rey Fight & Ultimately Team-Up In Final ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Trailer October 22, 2019
    Last night (Oct. 21) while the New England Patriots were doing it to the New York Jets with no vaseline, we were blessed with the final trailer to J.J. Abrams highly anticipated conclusion to the franchise that George Lucas built (and ultimately damaged…no shots), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. While the previous two films […]
  • Tupac Back?: White Man With The Same Name As The Late Rapper Arrested In Tennessee October 22, 2019
    Tupac back…well sort of. A white man with the same name as the late rapper, Tupac Shakur, was arrested in Tennessee, and he is living his best “thug life.” Over the weekend, a white man who goes by the name Tupac A. Shakur was arrested by Tennessee authorities after he allegedly threatened police with a […]
  • Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty Married On The Low October 22, 2019
    Congratulations are in order. Nicki Minaj and her fiance Kenneth Petty are already married after holding a secret ceremony on Monday (Oct. 21). Like more everyone, we’re not so low key surprised it wasn’t a public affair, or at least livestreamed on Instagram. However, she pretty much confirmed the nuptials in an IG post that […]
  • Jadakiss “Me,” Reese LAFLARE “Hol’ Up” & More | Daily Visuals 10.21.19 October 22, 2019
    It’s been a minute since Jadakiss signed with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and while he hasn’t unveiled an album under the new umbrella, he just released a new single, “ME,” and released a short film in support of it. Starring Jadakiss, Hassan Johnson and Peter Green, the “ME” short film finds the three men in a […]
  • Hypebeast Alert: An adidas X Prada Shoe Is Rumored To Be In The Works October 22, 2019
    It seems the shoe game will get thrown another curveball before the year is done. Two of the biggest names in footwear might be partnering up in the near future. As spotted High Snobiety Prada and adidas are rumored to be collaborating on a release. According to the report the noted leak Twitter account PY_LEAKS™ claimed […]