Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

Dope Pics Of The Day: Vado, Jim Jones, Cam’ron & Juelz Santana On The Set of MTV2′s Full Throttle

These four Harlemites (Vado, Jim Jones, Cam’ron and Juelz Santana) are looking real splashy on the set of MTV2′s Funk Flex Full Throttle. As of press, no word on when the episode will air. Dipset are in the studio working on their reunion album. It is rumored that they’re signing with Dr.Dre’s Aftermath label.

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Owwww…Five Wavy Pics Of Max-B Styling In $300-$900 BB Simon Belts

Even though Harlem rapper Max-B is setting behind the prison walls waiting on his appeal, we can’t forget about his Lenox Ave wavy style. Beside Jim Jones and Juelz Santana, Max-B was the first rapper I have seen wearing a BB Simon belt. In the summer of 2007 and 2008, Max-B was one of the people who made BB Simon belts very popular in NYC/NJ. If I had to describe Max-B style in one word it will be “wavy.” He kept a matching BB Belt around his waist to go with the outfit and sneakers he worn. The belts cost anywhere between $300-$900 dollars and can be purchase at retails in NYC/NJ or online at bbsimononline.com.

Max-B has an album titledVigilante Season, which will be coming out sometime this year on Amalgam Digital. As of press, no word on when the album will be out. According to a few reliable sources, Max-B aka Biggaveli can be home as early as summer 2011.

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Diddy Covers The Feb/March Issue Of The Source Magazine

“Take that take that, its Bad Boy b***h,” Diddy is covering the Feb/March issue of The Source magazine. In the cover story, Diddy talked about the challenge and responsibility of being unequivocally one of the most influential African-Americans on Earth. In his interview, Diddy also discusses his drive to win, his Dirty Money “pelvic” music as well as his definition of “Black Power.” Read an excerpt from Diddy’s interview below.

Source: “What’s your assessment of President Obama thus far?”

Diddy:  “I love the president like most of us. I just want the president to do better. There’s a difference between us voting for somebody and us believing in somebody. He’s the person that we believed in so I pray night and day that he understands how God ordained his presidency. I feel there was a promise made to God to look after people that was less fortunate, and [many] of those people are African-American…”

The Feb/March issue of The Source will be on newsstands everywhere, January 25th.

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Dope Video: Waka Flocka “Bringing Gangsta Back”

After being shot, getting into a physical altercation with some crips in Atlanta, going to war with Young Jeezy and his crew and being arrested a few times last year; Waka does have a reason to “Bring Gangsta Back” on his new track. I’m feeling this song, the beat is sick, the hook is dope and Waka really stepped his game up lyrically. “Bringing Gangsta Back” is featured on Waka’s upcoming mixtape Salute Me Or Shoot Me 3, which is hosted by  Trap-A-Holics. The video is pretty simple and plain. Waka got straight to the point. Blink Folk Films directed the video. Peep the video below.

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How Bad Do You Want To Be Successful? [With Videos]

How bad do you want to be successful? In the two videos below, Eric Thomas the Hip-Hop Preacher talks about the secrets to success, gave examples of real life situations and shared stories on Beyoncé and 50 Cent’s secrets to success. ET also spoke about how people need to stop giving up and try harder, when you are sleeping,  you are missing your opportunities, slavery and much more. The two videos are very inspirational. Check out Eric Thomas speeches below.

Part 1

Part 2

According to Eric Thomas’ site, he is “A renown speaker, educator, author, activist and minister, Eric Thomas is rising to national prominence by delivering high energy messages capable of impacting individuals from all walks of life. His dynamic presentations force you explore options you never thought possible, and accomplish seemingly unreachable goals!”

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Chris Brown Styling On Them Lames In A $2,795 Burberry Jacket & MCM Backpack

Last night Monday (January 17) R&B/Pop Singer Chris Brown was styling on them lames in his “Breezy Art” webisodes. He was wearing a $2,795 Burberry Biker jacket and a studded MCM monogram backpack. In the webisodes Breezy said, “The clothes don’t wear you, you wear the clothes.”

Breezy also briefly spoke about a projects that he  is working on with MCM. Breezy will be launching his “Be Yourself” line, which teaches young people to “be themselves and not have to worry about being criticized or judged for being different or independent.”

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