Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest sits down with Melloe Won of White Label Radio to discuss sports (NBA & NFL), Colin Kaepernick, Johnny Manziel, his upcoming LP Muttymorphosis, ESPN’s ‘First Take’ and more.
Filmed & edited by Luie C. of Collective State TV for White Label Radio on September 4, 2014.
ESPN The Magazine links up with rappers Kendrick Lamar and Eminem. After recently unveiling the music inspired cover with Nicki Minaj and Kobe Bryant, the publication shares with fans the remaining issues also featuring Chris Paul and Calvin Johnson. Check out Lamar and Paul showcase their slick fashion styles while Marshall and Johnson keep things rather casual while kicking back on a pair of huge speakers.
Drizzy Drake shares a new confessional where he takes the time to explain how his music embodies the spirit of Toronto. The YMCMB rapper touches on his love for the city and points out that he can live anywhere in the world but no matter what always finds his way back home. Channeling Toronto in his music, Drizzy breaks down why his city is an ongoing inspiration to him and shares his passion for the Raptors franchise. Watch as Drake opens up on the evolution of the organization, his connection with the team and reassures fans he’s motivated to elevate the team in anyway he can to the next level.
Action Bronson and producer Party Supplies release a new promotional trailer for their upcoming collaborative mixtape, Blue Chips 2, which is scheduled to be released on November first. Watch as Bronson shows off his acting skills and takes on the persona of a crooked sports bookie who rigs an NBA game. The concept is an ode to the film Blue Chips which serves as the inspiration behind the project’s title. Take a look as Action and Party Supplies ride around in a Limo and make sure their basketball bet comes out a winner.
2 Chainz joins Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless on a new episode of ESPN’s First Take. Take a look at this clip from the show which showcases the G.O.O.D. Music artist weighing in on the debate if the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose have a real shot at competing with the Miami Heat and Lebron James for the eastern conference. Skip Bayless backs the rapper up and sides with him on the issue as he puts his faith in Miami by explaining that despite Derrick Rose’s obvious skills he’ll still be unable to single handedly defeat Lebron James and company.
The Source reveals its latest cover with G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean on the front. The image is inspired by NBA star Michael Jordan’s iconic “6 Rings” photo which showcases MJ showing off all his championship rings. Look out for Big Sean gracing the publication’s Power 30 issue. Take a look at the footage below and watch how it all came together as the Detroit native puts in work for The Source’s photo shoot.
Metta World Peace recently paid Ebro a visit at HOT 97 and decided to play his new song titled “Peace” for the listeners. Metta reassured fans the track was dope after finding himself under Ebro’s inquisitive spotlight for a moment. Watch as the NBA player talks about his transition to the New York Knicks and lets the fans know what they can expect to see.
Following game seven of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, rapper Drizzy Drake attempted to make his way with his entourage into Miami’s locker room to celebrate and congratulate Lebron James but was denied access. From what can be seen in the short clip, a representative for the team or venue security stopped Drake and company at the entrance doors and justified the decision by explaining to the rapper only media was to be permitted.
Drake’s response? Clearly bothered, the YMCMB artist responded back by stating, “I am media”. I see what you did there Drake. He knows what the man meant but he chose to respond with the clever double entendre wordplay. Check out the diss heard throughout all the land go down in the clip above.
Joe budden releases his latest video for “NBA” and features verses from the Wiz and Frenchie. Take a listen as they remind all of us that never again will they under any circumstance allow themselves to go broke again. I can get behind that type of message.