The Time Was Illmatic: An Interview With The Director And Producer Of “Time Is Illmatic”

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 Share on Tumblr The following Interview was posted previously in Ammo Magazine by Shannon Thomas. In April 1994, Apartheid was the plague that cloaked South Africa. Former president Richard Nixon had just suffered a stroke. Rudolph Guiliani still presided as mayor of New York City’s cold, concrete streets. In the midst of all that was […]

Will America Ever Fully Embrace Women’s Sports?

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 Share on Tumblr I could’ve chose any woman to place above but I selfishly had to put up Skylar Diggins because I’m not sure of many things in the world better than her. But today is about some new business and a subject that strays from my usual M.O. I love sports and today’s topic […]

No Good Deed Movie Review: 11 Things to Discuss About This Black Thriller

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 Share on Tumblr No Good Deed is not a classic or masterpiece by any means, but entertaining and needed within Hollywood- definitely. It opens the way for more black produced films and star black actors to hold down a solid movie in the box office, it’s not perfect but it didn’t need to be. Idris […]

Is Nick Cannon Right to Rant on Twitter about His Marriage?

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 Share on Tumblr Nick Cannon took to Twitter to address rumors about his marriage. He says he’s never made a statement to anyone or any news source about his marriage. Which is confusing because this Twitter rant is addressing the rumors about his marriage which makes that a little contradictory. Anyway, read the rant for […]

Foul or Fair? Trey Songz’s new song and music video ‘Foreign’

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 Share on Tumblr   Trey Songz has a new single and music video and it’s poised to stir up some controversy. Not many of us are surprised to see Trey Songz surrounded in a music video by scantily clad racially ambiguous women but you may be surprised by the lyrics of the song. A friend […]

Thirsty Thursday: Are You What You Drink?

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 Share on Tumblr Just last night while sipping some concoction I’d made with my spanky brand new Cobbler Shaker, I thought “If someone saw me, this bearded 5′ 11” guy drinking this passion fruit, fresh lime juice and Tito’s vodka mixture what would they think?” It’s well-known that you’re homeboys won’t really offer you anything […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 2

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 Share on Tumblr   The Dusty Cartridges team is back with episode 2 of Gamer’s Life! In this episode we preview Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which looks like a dope installment in the series. PS4 fans should be interested in seeing our synopsis of Infamous: Second Son.  For our Throwback Game of the Week we […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 1 – Watch Dogs Preview

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 Share on Tumblr Gamer’s Life is a new web series from DustyCartridges.com, where we profile the latest video games and hottest gadgets you may want to add to your collection. When a gaming convention or special event occurs, we will be there to provide coverage! The show is hosted by yours truly, and I’m excited for […]

Elle Varner, Steve Rifkind, Shaun Ross & More Attend the AKOOxMANNION Gifting Lounge

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 Share on Tumblr   The AKOO Clothing Co. recently collaborated with hip hop photographer and director, Jonathan Mannion, for a Limited Edition AKOOxMANNION Collection. To celebrate the May 6th release, Mannion hosted a private gifting lounge at the Double Cross Vodka Lounge in New York City where some of his closest friends popped in to […]

Time Is Illmatic: Tribeca Film Festival Review

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 Share on Tumblr In 1994, a young emcee from Queensbridge named Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones released an album which would years later be heralded as a classic. Illmatic was a ten track biography of the hip-hop culture in the early 90′s, and the struggles of blacks in the inner city from a firsthand perspective. To encompass […]