Month: June 2016

Frank Ocean on Hate, the Orlando Shooter & the other F-Word

Frank’s last four Tumblr posts have been short reactions to hate crimes or death (Prince’s untimely passing). His latest came this morning, about that tragic shooting at a bar frequented by the LGBT community in Orlando just over a week ago. They are sad words. They are thought-provoking words. https://frankocean.tumblr.com/post/146249813326/i-read-in-the-paper-that-my-brothers-are-being I appreciate that Frank shares […]

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Champs

What a series. Super happy for LeBron. Got that monster monkey off his back. Also, JR Smith. aka Earl. aka. JR Buckets. aka JR Swish. aka Mr. Smiff. View this post on Instagram What more can I say A post shared by JR Smith (@teamswish) on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:43pm PDT

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Gucci + Gia Coppolla = Great Story

This is fresh. Gucci x Gia Coppola’s The Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice Film Publications and brands today are constantly looking for ways to create content that isn’t corny, tells a story and makes them money without feeling like blatant advertising.   Gucci reached out to director Gia Coppola for this 4-part short film called […]

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That SUPER Feeling, X-Men: Apocalypse and Drake

  There’s a certain and unfortunate level of pretentiousness that infects critics. I’ve been guilty of it, too. We journalists (or critics or bloggers or whatever) are, hopefully, trained writers and analysts that—again, hopefully—have a huge interest in what ever we’re covering. So we invest a ridiculous amount of time in order to become an […]

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Great & Gone, Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was more Hip-Hip than your favorite rapper. He took some losses. But when you’ve done as much as he’s done socially as a revolutionary, physically as the most graceful hit-man ever in the boxing ring, and inspired so many, you will forever be undefeated. All hail to the Greatest Of All Time. In […]

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Cruel Winter? ‘Champions’?

  When the whole squad has bars and you even let extended fam dance on the syths, too. Kanye West feat. Travis, Quavo, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Gucci, 2 Chainz & Desiigner. Apparently, there’s a Cruel Winter album coming. Clearly, Gucci Mane is having the best week ever. Maybe G.O.O.D. Fridays are back. But who […]

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