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LeBron James Nabs Ryan Coogler To Produce Space Jam Sequel

LeBron James and his production company SpringHill Entertainment are on a roll in Hollywood right now. After recently announcing TV projects with Showtime, NBC and The CW, news broke today that James and company have tapped buzzing director Ryan Coogler to produce their upcoming Space Jam sequel. Coogler is still... Read more

Nick Grant Is Feeling Like A Champion On “’96 Bulls” (Video)

Nick Grant delivered one of the strongest debut albums of 2017 in the form of Return Of The Cool. In 2018, he shows that he is not stopping his roll. Last month the Walterboro, South Carolina spitter flipped a classic Lauryn Hill sample for his song "Forever And Always." Now,... Read more

Allen Iverson Discusses Breaking Michael Jordan’s Ankles 20 Years Later (Video)

As much as any in his career, the last 6 months have been a victory lap for Allen Iverson. In September, the 6 foot warrior was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. His raw and honest acceptance speech was one for the ages, and all the way Hip-Hop, as... Read more

Skillz’s 2016 Rap Up Reminds Us Of The Year’s Highs, Lows & Reasons To Stay Woke (Audio)

2016 is coming to a close. Years from now, how will we, the people, remember such an expansive year in Hip-Hop music, news, and culture? This year, some of the biggest MCs in the genre released new albums. Several of these efforts came in short notice, challenging new distribution platforms... Read more

Sha Stimuli Releases 1 Of The Most Intelligent Songs Of The Year. Hip-Hop At Its Finest (Audio)

When Sha Stimuli released his 2009 debut album My Soul To Keep, Just Blaze was one of the star contributors. "Move Back" / "The Reason" featured Roc-A-Fella Records alums Freeway and Young Chris on a two-part track, co-produced by Just. While Sha was never a Roc artist (he formerly interned... Read more

Killer Mike Explains How Sneakers Can Be Turned Into Tools Of Financial Empowerment

Since the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in July, there has been a shift in tone in the protests against police violence towards Black citizens. Amidst the rage, sadness and sense of haplessness, there also has emerged a renewed urgency to act, beyond marches and hashtags. Killer Mike... Read more

Michael Jordan Has Made the Boldest Political Statement of His Career

Arguably the world's most iconic living athlete, Michael Jordan dominated the sport of basketball and ventured onto successful careers as a business man, film star, fashion mogul, and sports executive. Along with his prowess on the court, the branding of the Jordan image is one of the most lucrative in... Read more

ScHoolboy Q Takes A Popular Meme & Makes Major Album Artwork

June 16 UPDATE: ScHoolboy Q has revealed that the previously reported Michael Jordan-inspired cover to Blank Face LP, as well as a since-revealed Donald Trump "Deluxe Edition" cover were purely promotional. Instead, the Los Angeles, California veteran took to Instagram to reveal his forth album's actual release artwork: OFFICIAL -... Read more

The Roots Are Chosen For The NBA Finals Theme Song & Do It Like Champions (Audio)

Earlier in the year, PRhyme, the duo of DJ Premier & Royce 5'9", were commissioned to create the theme song for ESPN's NBA Countdown. "Rockin' With The Best" was one minute of pure boom bap Hip-Hop, accompanied by a video featuring footage of the league's biggest and brightest stars intercut... Read more

“Space Jam 2” Is Coming…& It’s Starring Lebron James

In late 1996, Space Jam hit theaters and unleashed a phenomenon. Equal parts sports film and children's cartoon, it featured Michael Jordan in his heyday and the iconic Bugs Bunny in starring roles. It launched countless forms of merchandise and helped make Jordan's profiles as both a basketball player and an... Read more

Michael Jordan Is Now A Billionaire. If Only We Could Be Like Mike…

Two hundred and ninety billionaires are reported to have joined the elite club in the last year, according to a new report from Forbes magazine. One of those tycoons is six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan. MJ made a reported $90 million alone from his Air Jordan Nike-backed brand between 2013... Read more

Michael Jordan First Hit The Court With The Chicago Bulls 30 Years Ago Today

Tomorrow night the NBA will tip-off, marking it's 69th season. However, it was almost thirty years ago to the day on October 26, when a Brooklyn-born, North Carolina-raised 21-year old exchanged his powder blue Tar Heels uniform for the red and white jersey of the Chicago Bulls to play in... Read more

Michael Jordan, Jay Z, Action Bronson, & Billy Crystal Show Respect 2 Derek Jeter (Video)

After 20 seasons in a New York Yankees uniform, the 2014 All-Star break marks the home-stretch for Derek Jeter's career. One of the greatest Yankees, greatest Shortstops, and greatest ball-players to ever lace up, #2 has been in pinstripes since it was a very different New York, and a very... Read more

Stat Quo – Michael

A few weeks ago, I was in Wilmington, North Carolina walking down some blocks, thinking, wondering, postulating, if Michael Jordan had ever walked the same steps (in his hometown). I'm sure the answer is undoubtedly yes. One of the greatest athletes, pillars of inspiration, and internationally-recognized celebrities (and his legendary... Read more

Happy 50th Birthday to Michael Jordan (Playlist)

Salute to His Airness Michael Jordan who turned 50 years old today. Here's a playlist featuring ESPN's picks for his 23 greatest moments on the court, as well as a few joints with name checks from some of his many fans in hip-hop, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar. Check... Read more

The 20th Anniversary of the original NBA Dream Team

Tonight's NBA Finals will feature some of the league's greatest stars. There's no doubt, however, that the greatest collection of talent ever assembled on 1 court was the original Dream Team. That team won the gold medal 20 years ago. Here's an incredible article from GQ giving the blow by... Read more