Archives for October 2017

Chuck D. Is on a Mission to Protect the History of Hip-Hop

One of hip-hop’s founding fathers has a new book that he hopes will keep rap’s origins alive.

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There’s no doubt that Public Enemy’s Chuck D. is one of the founding fathers of modern hip-hop, but the icon has never been one to rest on his laurels. “Right now, at my age and stage, if I can’t teach I shouldn’t even open my mouth to speak,” D. says flatly when asked about how he views his current status as elder statesman of rap. Read More

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The New Wallabees Shoes Would Make Ghostface Killah Proud

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Clarks has introduced a new material of its iconic Wallabee shoe. The shoe has the same classic style, but is made out of pebbled Horween leather. The inspiration for the new design comes from football and basketball. It comes in two flavors, a orange color that resembles a basketball and a brown cola color that looks like a football. Both colors retail for about $240.00 dollars.

 

 

Source: http://www.esquire.com/style/mens-fashion/a12845116/clarks-horween-leather-wallabees/

Video Extra #4 >>> Moneybagg Yo: “Foreal”

Moneybagg Yo: “Foreal”

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Video Extra #3 >>> Fredo Santana says LEAN almost killed him. He was rushed to the Hospital for Liver & Kidney Failure!

Fredo Santana says LEAN almost killed him. He was rushed to the Hospital for Liver & Kidney Failure!

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This grandfather found his $24 million lottery ticket just before it expired

By Mary Hui

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For half a century, Jimmie Smith has tried his luck with lottery tickets. He would buy them in New York City and in his home state of New Jersey, but never hit the jackpot — not knowingly, anyway. Read More

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Truck bombs in Somalia’s capital kill at least 189

By Kevin Sieff

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 Two truck bombs in Somalia’s capital killed at least 189 people, the deadliest attacks in the country’s decade-long war with Islamist extremists, signaling that the insurgency is far from defeated despite years of U.S. counterterrorism operations. Read More

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Video Extra #2 >>> Curren$y: ‘In the Lot’

Curren$y: ‘In the Lot’

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Video Extra >>> Nelly rape accuser will not pursue charges against rapper

Nelly rape accuser will not pursue charges against rapper

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