Why Andrew Hawkins and Derrick Rose are Winning the Month in Sports

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 Share on Tumblr It has been three weeks since the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. In that short time, many similar incidents have occurred (both killings of unarmed Black males and the failure to indict their killers), and the nation, generally, has erupted. I write about sports […]

Diddy, Drake, The Black Community, and More [Podcast]

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 Share on Tumblr Rich and WIM of Two Guys One Show discuss end-of-year syndrome, a potential gift recommendation, being out of balance in life, a heart-warming holiday story with a valuable lesson, Diddy putting the paws on Drake, Twitter users turning a tragedy into a reason to be mad at Floyd Mayweather, listener feedback and […]

So What Do Jay Z and Iggy Azalea Owe the #ICantBreathe Movement?

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 Share on Tumblr If you’re a frequent Tweeter/Facebooker, you’ve probably seen the photo above. If not, it’s from last night’s Brooklyn Nets game. Jay Z posed with members of the team beforehand, setting off a social media tidal wave in the process. In my unscientific opinion, the reaction was about 80/20, with the majority questioning […]

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 […]

Meet Melder – EJ from California

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 Share on TumblrThis is a post by MELD Interactive. MELD is a Dating app for Black professionals. Download it on iPhone or Android. First Name: EJ Age: 35 City, State: San Jose, CA Occupation: Product Marketing What you’re looking for in a mate:  Someone who is smart, passionate, friendly and outgoing. Your idea of the perfect date: Quiet outdoor dinner by […]

About Time: The Johnny Manziel Era Has Begun in Cleveland

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 Share on Tumblr It’s FINALLY (probably) Johnny “Money” Manziel time in Cleveland! After a dismal performance against the Buffalo Bills this weekend, starting quarterback Brian Hoyer was benched in favor of Manziel in the fourth quarter. Manziel was up and down in his short time as the quarterback. He scored his first touchdown, but almost […]

Meet Melder – Katie from California

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 Share on TumblrThis is a post by MELD Interactive. MELD is a Dating app for Black professionals. Download it on iPhone or Android. First Name: Katie Age: 27 City, State: Oakland, CA Occupation: Accountant What you’re looking for in a mate:  Loyalty, passion and someone who can have fun! Your idea of the perfect date: Tapas and drinks at a quiet local […]

Bandwagon Fans Anonymous: Do You Root For an Out of Town Team?

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 Share on Tumblr This post started with some funny tweets from @Al_Patron. The best shit is the stories fans of teams outside their city tell you. Oh boy those are just beautiful. — Little Bastard Boy (@Al_Patron) November 24, 2014 "See when I was a baby the first world I spelled was Lake, so I […]

Meet Melder – Chyreé from California

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 Share on TumblrThis is a post by MELD Interactive. MELD is a Dating app for Black professionals. Download it on iPhone or Android. First Name: Chyreé Age: 32 City, State: Dublin, CA Occupation: Credit Risk Auditor What you’re looking for in a mate:  I’d love to meet someone who is outgoing and loves to have a good time but at the same […]

Scoring and DEA Investigations are Up in the NFL…Where Do We Go From Here?

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 Share on Tumblr A couple things happened this weekend in the NFL that got my attention. First, Aaron Rodgers took another step to Yeezus status. He followed up his six touchdown, 50+ point annihilation of the Chicago Bears with a three touchdown, 50+ annihilation of the Philadelphia Eagles. Second, the DEA conducted surprise investigations of […]