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

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  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 of mine sent […]

Thirsty Thursday: Are You What You Drink?

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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 other than whiskey, […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 2

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  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 take a look […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 1 – Watch Dogs Preview

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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 this latest venture. […]

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

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  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 pick up some […]

Time Is Illmatic: Tribeca Film Festival Review

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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 the effect of […]

Pharrell’s G I R L Album Cover & The Truth About Colorism In The Black Community

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The anticipated release of “G I R L,” the first album by Pharrell Williams in eight years, has been met with open arms by the hip hop community. It’s no secret that Skateboard P and his unique attributes of song, rap, and production have augmented the genre into an enjoyable and quality experience. This is […]

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7 Things I Learned From Shameless, Girls and House of Lies

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I don’t expect anyone to have noticed my absence from the internet over the last few days. This week for the most part, I’ve been on a deathbed. It may have had something to do with being in Syracuse last weekend to watch my alma mater beat Duke (Go Orange!) or it may have something […]

Mr. Cee and Black Male Sexuality

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  It’s been some time since DJ Mr. Cee began to open up more about his sexuality. Not that it was anyone’s business anyway, but he was engaging in “illegal” activities; in particular, soliciting transgender prostitutes for fellatio. That is the only reason his activities were made public. He could’ve been a little bit more […]

Do Black Women Know How to Take a Compliment?

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  A few days ago, I was watching Kanye West’s new music video; you know the softcore porno he shot with his wife and baby mama, Kim Kardashian? I hit up my homegirl on gchat and said, “I feel like doing a post about women over 30 who look damn good.” Now this was via […]