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DXC Hits Las Vegas

The Annual Las Vegas Dunk Exchange known as DXC took place on February 16th inside the Hard Rock Café on the Las Vegas Strip. Known as one of the biggest shoe expos in the West thousands came out to buy, sell and trade their kicks. The overwhelming support for the Las Vegas Dunk Exchange is in part because of the DXC’s consistency, large selection of street wear companies and its ability to showcase sneakers, music, [ ... ]

Illlmatic 20th Anniversary Edition Release

Famed rapper Nas has been quoted saying “He would be releasing a sequel to his critically acclaimed debut album Illlmatic titled Illmatic XX”.  The 20th anniversary of Nas’s debut album is around the corner, sources say the album is already available on Itunes for pre-orders and it features unreleased remixes, original album tracks plus unreleased versions of “I’m Villain”. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="";var hupso_title_t="Illlmatic 20th [ ... ]

Black History Quick Fact – J.C. Watts Jr.

Over 18 years ago J.C. Watts became the first African American selected to respond to the State Of The Union Address. The Oklahoma native was born Julius Caesar “J.C.” Watts, Jr.  In 2002, Watts declined to run for re–election to the 108th Congress (2003–2005), citing a desire to spend more time with his family, who had remained in Oklahoma during his tenure in Washington. “This business is hard on families,” he admitted. “I don’t want to [ ... ]

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

On this day, February 4, 1913, over 101 years ago one of the most inspirational women in Black History was born. She was Rosa Louise McCauley (Rosa Parks) in Tuskegee, Alabama. During her youthful years she attended Alabama State Teachers College for Negros. Rosa Parks is most famous for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on the bus after she had a long day. She was arrested on the spot and [ ... ]