TAG: Freddie Gibbs

Smack / Oct 9, 2012 / 11:12 pm

Boozer Answers His Critics; Dallas Gets A Beatdown In Spain

Carlos Boozer

Midway through the third quarter of their eventual 92-88 takedown of Memphis, Chicago opened up a 14-point lead as Kirk Hinrich went all 2004 on us. He had a few steals, a blocked shot, a layup, and started a number of fast breaks, all within a four-minute stretch. Eight minutes into the quarter, and Memphis already had seven turnovers while Hinrich was looking like Jimmy Chitwood. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 9, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Freddie Gibbs Dishes On Chicago, Carlos Boozer & His New Mixtape

Freddie Gibbs

The biggest complaint in hip-hop today is that everything is soft. Grown men are circling their neighborhoods in skin-tight jeans, and are crooning instead of rapping. The aggressive lane has become a recessive trait in hip-hop. Bars are depreciated because nobody listens to sixteens anymore. Everybody needs a catchy hook and a melodic beat in order to smoothly digest a record. The gangsta in gangsta rap is diminished. Still, there’s some hope. Indiana’s very own Freddie Gibbs, commonly referred to as Gangsta Gibbs, has no desire to let the epitome of gangsta rap die. Read More »

Video / Mar 3, 2011 / 3:00 pm

Nike, Jordan Brand & Converse Present “Ever Higher”

With the 35th anniversary of Black History Month coming to an official close on Monday, Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse are taking the opportunity to recognize the basketball pioneers that they have been honoring all month with the launch of a three-part video series titled, “Ever Higher.” In the series, they discuss the greatness of their three pioneers – Julius Erving, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant – with a handful of sports and cultural influencers including Bun B, Mick Boogie, Julius Erving III, Freddie Gibbs… and me! Check ‘em out:

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