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April 13, 2011

Tony Ward for Wrangler Blue Bell Spring 2011

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April 13, 2011

Karina Smirnoff’s Playboy Cover

Shouts: HuffPost

April 13, 2011

Interview w/ Theophilus London: Rolling Stone Live


I think the title speaks for itself. His music is growing on me though.

April 13, 2011

Events: The New Rap Language Panel @ Univ. Of Maryland-College Park


*ATTENTION UNIV. OF MARYLAND STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS*

Get educated or spread some knowledge.

This Saturday, along with Meka from 2DB, Kaz from The Source Magazine and Dre The Mayor from 368 Music Group, will be traveling down to the University of Maryland to speak at UMD’s Hip-Hop Conference “The New Rap Language” event commencing at 11am in the Juan Ramon Jimenez Room, Adele H. Stamp Student Union.

The New Rap Language panel will include discussion and commentary surrounding the importance of hip hop blogs in urban music media, including an in-depth discussion answering the question: Are hip hop blogs/websites having a larger impact on the urban music industry than labels for today’s artists? This panel will be moderated by Beats & Ballads Editor-in-Chief, Tia Danae. The event is free and open to the public. So if you’re in the area or thinking about being the area, come check us out.

Respect: LowKey

April 13, 2011

Lacoste S/S Sunwear 2011

Seen: Lacoste

April 13, 2011

Lady Gaga for Harper’s Bazaar May 2011

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April 13, 2011

Pass The Bucket: Tony Alva

Tony Alva is the effing man.

Considered to be one of the the most influential skateboarders of all time, Tony Alva, an original Z-Boy, hit a bottom 4 years ago battling drug addiction and alcoholism. There, at his lowest point, his reliance on successes and ego came into perspective for the first time. Tony’s fight for sobriety and truth has recently lead him to a new perspective on life and direction moving forward. Dedicated to giving back Tony now see’s passing the bucket as the only way out. 


For more information on how you can help support the children go to CHLA.org

April 13, 2011

Big Sean x the.Life Files Pt. II

Check out what happened when JD hopped in one of G.O.O.D. Music’s latest signees Big Sean’s SUV and rode around with him on a hailing New York City night. You already saw his view on hip hop fashion in the preview, now see what Big Sean has to say about mixtapes being instrumental in his success, recalling how Kanye West took him “out the hood” and if he had any reservations about working with Chris Brown on his single “My Last” despite the troubles the singer has experienced.

Did we mention two fans nearly get into the car during the interview….good times! Shout to Detroit!

April 13, 2011

The Only Bright Spot Of Charlie Sheen’s Tour


Yes, its Pauly D. The only cast member I can tolerate on the Jersey Shore besides Vinny (he was awesome on RJ Berger). One of Charlie Sheen’s surprise guests was none other than Pauly D, and that didn’t even warm the crowd. After receiving boos and people leaving the show early, would it seem that Charlie Sheen’s popularity has faded? I think so.

April 13, 2011

Fabolous x Ne-Yo x Ryan Leslie “Killin’ Em” In The Studio

Fabolous, Ne-Yo, and Ryan Leslie doing the studio thang.

April 13, 2011

Polo Ralph Lauren S/S 2011

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