Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Robin Thicke & Pharell Lose “Blurred Lines” Suit What Does That Mean For Sample Base Producers?

Robin Thicke and Pharrell got to give up $7.3 million to the Gaye family. Earlier today, a Los Angeles jury ruled that their smash, “Blurred Lines”, infringed on Marvin Gaye’s hit, “Got to Give it Up”. According to reports, the song sold over 6 million copies and generated $16,675,690. Following the verdict, Pharrell, Robin Thick, […]

Marshawn Lynch Breaks Silence After Super Bowl Loss

Beast Mode was in Turkey over the weekend to help an organization titled American Football without Barriers and gave a rare sit-down interview – after avoiding the press following the game. During the 20-minute conversation, Lynch touched on having no problem with the team, but did expect to have the ball on their final play […]

Michael Jordan Appears on Forbes’ “World’s Billionaires List”

In a basketball context, being rated 1,741st amongst your peers wouldn’t put you close to superstar status. But for Michael Jordan, he has found himself (for the first time ever) in the company of the planet’s wealthiest – appearing on Forbes’ annual “World’s Billionaires” list. Joining 290 other newcomers, his estimated net worth of $1 […]

As Early as 2016, Robot Cops Will Be Patrolling Your Streets…….No, Seriously

Found this article from Davey D. This is kinda ill if you think about it. “By 2016, there will likely be a 6-foot tall police robot patrolling the streets and handing out parking tickets. The Telebot, developed by Florida International University’s Discovery Lab, has been field-tested and is undergoing final tune up.” Read more about […]

Ferguson Police Will Test Less-Lethal Guns

“About a month after a white officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., the city’s assistant police chief, Al Eickhoff, took to Google and searched under the words “less lethal.” Eickhoff, a 36-year veteran of Missouri police work, said he was looking for any new device, weapon or ammunition — any alternative […]

[Music News] Mayer Hawthorne x Jake One = Tuxedo

Here’s a FRESH music news story. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One have officially revealed themselves as funk duo, Tuxedo. Following their recent video for “Do It”, the Duo are finally ready to unleash a full length project. Teaming up with Stones Throw, the Singer/Producer combo will release their self-titled debut on March 3, 2015. Posted […]

NFL Bans Beats Heaphones From Players

Any NFL player who owns Beats headphones is going to have to leave them at home on game day from now on. The NFL confirmed to recode.net that the popular ‘Beats by Dre’ headphones have been banned due to the league’s partnership with Bose. Bose signed a long-term deal with the NFL in March that […]

Super Bowl XLVIII Prediction: Entire ESPN Staff Will Be Wrong

I’m from Seattle and I’m a huge Seahawks fan. Although the above is true, it’s also true that I had aspirations of being journalist at one point in college, I never cheat at sports and I only lie when I’m planning a surprise for someone (like when I was shopping for my wife’s wedding ring […]

The Grammy Awards aren’t racist. You are.

  Macklemore winning “Best Rap Album” over Kendrick Lamar’s (superior) good kid m.A.A.d. city at last night’s 2014 Grammy Awards has sparked a lot of discussion about the state of Rap and Hip Hop culture. First of all, let’s not get carried away with the Grammy’s contribution and importance to Hip Hop music.

Thank You, Richard Sherman

The national sports media machine loves beating the quarterback horse to death. The week-long Brady vs. Manning discussion, which was essentially just “experts” taking turns kissing different asses, leading up to Sunday’s AFC Championship game was excruciating. It’s an easy out. Quarterbacks are often discussed and easy to analyze. Any mediocre writer or meathead analyst […]