TAG: Wale

NBA / Jun 10, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Trevor Booker on Wiz Playoff Run, Gortat’s “300″ Impressions & More

Trevor Booker

For what Washington Wizards Power Forward Trevor Booker lacks in size he makes up with his blue-collar approach. At 6-8, the Clemson product wore many hats this season for an exciting Washington Wizards team that made the playoffs for the first time since a DeShawn StevensonLeBron James beef turned into a Jay-Z diss track. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 18, 2014 / 9:00 am

16 NBA Players Reveal What’s Currently Playing In Their Headphones

Notorious B.I.G.

I once asked Steve Nash if anyone in the NBA didn’t listen to rap. His answer surprised me, saying there are actually quite a few, more than you’d think, who have differing tastes. With the NBA Playoffs right around the corner, check out what 16 NBA players currently have playing in their headphones as they gear up for the most important part of the year. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 2:45 pm

The 10 Funniest GIFs From The NBA Season

Andrea Bargnani, Thaddeus Young

For better or for worse, technology appears to be evolving at the speed of light. One of the many positives of this rapid change is the ability to be entertained from multiple areas, including the .gif, compressed image files. Read More »

Latest News / Apr 3, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Kevin Durant & John Wall Help Lure DeSean Jackson To The Redskins

Kevin Durant

Perhaps you’ve heard that former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has signed with Philly’s division rivals, the Washington Redskins. It seems it was a team effort to bring Jackson to our nation’s capital, and NBA stars Kevin Durant and John Wall helped facilitate the signing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame Music

Drake

Go into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 20, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The 50 Greatest Basketball References In Hip-Hop History

Jay-Z

A wise man once said “I swear sports and music are so synonymous ’cause we want to be them, and they want to be us.” There is a lot of truth in that quote, especially considering the influence the game basketball has had on the lyrics of our favorite hip hop artists. Emcees since the beginning of time have been referencing the NBA in their music. From Kurtis Blow to Jay-Z, the game of basketball and the rap game are inextricably linked. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 1, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The Ultimate 15-Track Basketball Warm-Up Playlist

Jay-Z

There aren’t many things more powerful than LeBron James going full speed to the rack on a fast break, but music is one of them. Music plays an integral part in a player’s mindset before he steps onto the hardwood. Look into an NBA locker room before a game; all you will see is a bunch of Dre Beats with music blaring in them. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 9, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Kid Ink Talks Kobe Bryant & Jay-Z’s Greatest Basketball Punchline

Kid Ink

Everyone needs a little help, right? Michael had Scottie. Kobe had Shaq. Michael Jackson had The Jackson 5. LeBron needed D-Wade. Virtually everybody needs a helping hand to withstand the rigorous tremors on the road of life. But thus far in his young career, Kid Ink has established himself as a reputable independent artist with little to no help. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 2, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Kevin Durant and Wale Star in Sick New Skullcandy Crusher Video

kevin durant skullcandy crusher

We love this. Check out the new spot that Skullcandy just released for their new Crusher headphones starring Kevin Durant (with a cameo from Wale). Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 20, 2013 / 10:00 am

Video: Watch Wale Confront A Raptors TV Announcer

Wale

If a rap diss happens in a mid-February game between the Toronto Raptors and the Washington Wizards, did it really happen? You bet — and Wale’s confrontation with Raptors TV announcer Matt Devlin in Tuesday’s game in D.C. wasn’t even the weirdest part of a game played without a working scoreboard or shot clock. Read More »