A certain aura illuminates the state of New York now. After millions of homes were mangled by the devastating storm caused by Hurricane Sandy, many lives were depleted of happiness. Souls were deflated. Streams of tears and anguish flooded the streets after Sandy washed away homes with her overpowering winds. Read More »
In the first episode of NBA TV’s “The Association: Brooklyn Nets,” Brooklyn rapper Fabolous walks through his hometown letting loose with this Nets Brooklyn-themed freestyle: Read More »
With the NBA Draft Lottery taking place, everyone has a better idea where likely draftees will land come June 28, 2012. Here at Dime, we’ve already begun our full-fledge draft coverage. Catch up on player profiles like Harrison Barnes, the weekly diary of Dion Waiters, and our latest mock draft. All of these features provide a glimpse into what to expect from the incoming influx of ballers. Yet, the perpetual interrelationship between hip-hop and hoopin’ can’t be overlooked. Read More »
This was one of those nights in the sports industry that becomes hard to talk about without sounding like a braggart and a name-dropper.
For last night’s Knicks/Celtics game at Madison Square Garden, I used my media credential to go behind the scenes and visit both locker rooms. When it was time for tip-off, I used my invite to a luxury suite — where I was part of a select group brought in to celebrate the launch of KnicksNow.com, the team’s new interactive social media website — to watch the game from the rich-people seats with rich-people amenities. And then after the game, maybe the best of the NBA season so far, I used my media pass again to access the locker rooms and catch the aftermath of an instant classic. Here’s how it all went down: Read More »
So after I got up with Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade over at House of Hoops, the night was just getting started. See when Jordan Brand does something, they do it big. So rather than just putting an installation inside legendary sneaker boutique Atmos, they decided to redo the whole place. And sure enough, Fabolous and Jadakiss came through. Check out the pictures after the jump. Read More »
In the Tangled Web section of Dime #48 (April 2009), we told our readers that Twitter was going to be the next big thing. Nearly a year later, we were correct and everyone and their mothers are tweeting away on their computers and cell phones. If you need to zest up your Twitter feed (besides following the @DIMEMag crew), immediately hit the follow button on these Twitter accounts. Read More »
Let’s just say it wasn’t a bad first day for Gerald. Last night the two of us hit up Santos Party House to see BK’s finest Fabolous do a whole set to celebrate the launch of his Reebok Classic Remix collection. With four different sneakers and a five city tour, you know he had to kick things off in NYC. Read More »
After arriving back from France, and with the official start of the NBA offseason now here, I hope that Tony Parker gets together with Fabolous and Booba again to release another track. Oh yea, and a priceless cameo by Tim Duncan. Classic.