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Jeezy Release TM 104 Track List Including Rick Ross and Meek Mill

Fifteen years after Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum rap superstar JEEZY signed with Def Jam Recordings, and emerged from Atlanta as the singular pioneer of what would become hip-hop’s dominant trap genre with his trio of Thug Motivation albums, he has announced this week via Twitter and Billboard magazine that TM 104: THE LEGEND OF THE SNOWMAN, arriving in stores August 23rd via Def Jam Recordings, will be the final album of the career-spanning series. To mark this historic ... [read more]

How To Make Your Car Safe For The Family

Safety is a priority for any family, no matter what it may be. So, when it comes to your car, there’s plenty that you can do in order to ensure it’s safe for you and your household to be in. Whether that’s a short journey to visit family or a long one for a family vacation. Here’s how to make your car safe for your family. Bullbars For the exterior of your car, it’s only going to do so much to protect you and your passengers. So, if you’re given the option, you would jump at the chance ... [read more]

Check These 5 Ways to Decorate an Eco Friendly Home

Taking care of the environment has become a priority for a lot of people that want to leave a better world for their children and grandchildren. This positive philosophy extends to many aspects of life, including even things like home décor. Along with the creativity you put into designing your home, it wouldn't hurt to add a dash of eco-friendliness. Being eco-friendly has never been easier, there are a plethora of options available to homeowners in just about every aspect of home décor you ... [read more]

3 Ways to Improve Your Home Gaming Experience

As a father, it can feel quite indulgent to play video games, or to focus on sports games too much. This is because we often have many duties in terms of our career, social needs and most of all, the needs of our family. Sitting down to play video games all day is often counter to that, and while the appeal might be there before encountering a long and rainy commute, you know it’s not going to be a great use of your time. So, perhaps instead of purchasing a massive TV, huge speakers, all of ... [read more]

5 Reasons Why You Should Purchase A Motorcycle

There are many methods of transportation. Taking a taxi or rideshare vehicle, hopping on a bus or train, riding a bicycle, and driving a car are just some of them. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, motorcycles are becoming a growing transportation trend.   However, you may be skeptical of getting a motorcycle for yourself. Maybe the fears surrounding motorcycle safety are leaving you anxious. Or, maybe you’re worried that you’ll waste your hard-earned cash on a new ... [read more]

5 Smart Ways to Properly Execute a Bathroom Renovation

It is already known that the bathroom is the second most important room when improving the home value, after the kitchen. Therefore, a nicely renovated bathroom can significantly increase the ROI rate of your home. The only troublesome aspect of a bathroom renovation is the price: according to the reports, you will have to spend around $10.500 for an average bathroom remodel, while an upscale remodel can cost you the whole $26.000. That is not kind of money an average household can ... [read more]

Listen and Stream I Wanna Thank Me by Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg just released his unprecedented 17th solo album. I Wanna Thank Me was released this past Friday and the album isn’t bad. Slick Rick, Nate Dogg, Chris Brown, DJ Mustard, YG, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Duval and Russ appear on the album. The title come about when Snoop received his Hollywood Walk of Fame and thanked himself. At this point of his 25+ year career, Snoop can do or drop an album anytime he wants to. I Wanna Thank Me talks about everything from Nipsey Hussle to his friendship with ... [read more]

Great Ways Massage Therapy Is the Hottest in 2019

Changes are bound to happen in the lifestyle of people over time. It is even more prominent in our current socio-political situation, with serious lifestyle changes occurring regularly. We have seen so many turns of events, from fashion choices to hot jobs, reigning songs, and diet options. Talking about jobs, it is safe to say that people have taken renewed interests in jobs that offer more income and other benefits like holidays, simpler schedules, and whatever makes it easy to balance life ... [read more]

Murda Muzik by Mobb Deep Dropped 20 Years Ago

Mobb Deep is one of the illest duos to ever touch the mic. Unfortunately, Prodigy passed away a couple years ago and he appears on most people’s top MCs list. On this day 20 years ago, Mobb Deep released their 4th album, Murda Muzik. Murda Muzik was the follow-up to their Hell on Earth in 1996. Hell on Earth was a classic and Mobb Deep waited on almost three years until they dropped another project. Murda Muzik featured Nas, Lil Kim, Raekwon, Kool G. Rap, 8Ball, Lil Cease and Cormega. Quiet ... [read more]

Lyfe Jennings Debut Album Dropped 15 Years Ago

Lyfe Jennings was a breath of fresh air in the R&B scene when he came out. Lyfe had a dope sound that was smooth and street at the same time. Two weeks before his album dropped, Lyfe released Must Be Nice. Must Be Nice was one of the nicest records in 2004 and he brought back that old-school sound. The track reached #5 in the Billboard Hot R&B & Hip Hop Songs. Must Be Nice was featured on my Valentine’s playlist earlier in the year. Lyfe Jennings didn’t drop another single until a ... [read more]

5 Unexpected Benefits of Having a Dog

Man’s best friend is more than just an adorable companion who is always ready to give cuddles and kisses. More and more scientific studies report the benefit of dog ownership to one’s physical and mental well-being. It’s a known fact that dogs give their owners unconditional love, affection, and comfort, but those aren’t the only benefits they bring. Read further to learn about the positive effects of owning a dog.  Lower Levels of Stress Employees who take their dogs to work report lower ... [read more]

Best of Keith Sweat for Mixtape Friday

Keith Sweat have been putting it down for over 30 years. Last year, Keith Sweat dropped his 13th studio album, Playing for Keeps. The legendary Atlanta product have put out some classics over the years. Keith Sweat have discovered a few individuals and groups over the years as well as produced some also. Make it Last Forever and I’ll Give All My Love are two of my all-time favorite albums. For Mixtape Friday this week, we’re going to show love to the legendary Keith Sweat. We have put together ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the NFC West in 2019?

We finally got all the AFC out of the way yesterday. After going through the NFC East, North and South, let’s head out West. As we all know, the Los Angeles Rams ran the division and made a Super Bowl appearance. Seattle had an impressive season but finished three games behind the Rams. The 49ers and Cardinals finished at the bottom with four and three wins respectively. This is a completely new season; so, will the Rams make another Super Bowl run? Can Seattle get back to their glory of running ... [read more]

Bone Thugs N Harmony Shoot Em Up for Throwback Thursday

After listening to the lengthy Very Best of Rick Ross for damn near a week, it was back to my CDs. One of the albums that I listened to be The Great White Hype Soundtrack. The soundtrack featured a couple of gems and one of them is my featured Throwback Thursday track. Bone Thugs N Harmony had one of my all-time favorite tracks from them on there. Shoot Em Up is the track and later on it appeared on their Greatest Hits album. Either way, Shoot Em Up is the Bone Thugs spins that made me a fan of ... [read more]

How To Choose the Right Insurance Plan for Your Family

When deciding on what kind of health insurance plan to choose for your family, the number of choices and types of plans can be overwhelming. From deductibles, health savings accounts, and co-pays, it can be difficult to know where to start to sift through all of the information to make the right choice. Here are a few examples of health insurance plans that may be offered, and some situations where they might be best for you and your family. Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) Preferred ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the AFC West in 2019?

Now that we have the East, North and South out of the way, we turn to the AFC West. Kansas City and Los Angeles finished tied with a 12-4 last season. As we all know, Kansas City won the tiebreaker, was the top seed and reach the conference championship game. The Chiefs and Chargers are two of the favorites in the AFC to reach the Super Bowl. Denver is hoping to recapture past Magic this upcoming season. Oakland is hoping they can turn their misfortunes around before they head to Las Vegas. Will ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the NFC South in 2019?

We have peeped the NFC East and North, now it’s time to check out the NFC South. The NFC South was ran by the New Orleans Saints last year. Atlanta and Carolina finished tied for second in the division as both had losing records. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished last and they only won five games. New Orleans reached the NFC title game but fell to the Rams in controversial fashion. The Carolina Panthers hit rock bottom after a great start. Atlanta fell victim to the injury bug as they suffered ... [read more]

Will Revamped Boston Celtics Regain Chemistry Next Season?

New @celtics threads for @KembaWalker! pic.twitter.com/WRcrWUDYBI — NBA (@NBA) July 20, 2019 The Boston Celtics were the most underwhelming team of the 2018/19 campaign, failing to match pre-season expectations that have placed them in the NBA Finals. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers had stood in their way for the previous two years, with the brilliance of the forward preventing Brand Stevens’ men from advancing from the Eastern Conference Finals in 2018. The absences of Kyrie ... [read more]

Listen and Stream Port of Miami 2 by Rick Ross

After much anticipation, Rick Ross finally released his Port of Miami 2 album. Port of Miami 2 is the follow-up to his classic, Rather You Than Me project. For me, Rick Ross is one of the more underrated rappers ever. On the last Mixtape Friday, we put together over 120 tracks for the Very Best of Rick Ross playlist. Port of Miami 2 makes this his unprecedented 10th studio album and 13 years since his Port of Miami debut. After listening a couple of times, Ross came through once again. After ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the AFC South in 2019?

We have the AFC East and North out of the way for 2019. Let’s turn our attention to the competitive AFC South and see who will walk out as the division winner in 2019. In a tough three team race, Houston managed to walk away with the division title over the Colts and Titans. The Texans beat out the Colts by one game and the Titans finished two games behind. Jacksonville finished last, but the previous season they almost reached the Super Bowl. In 2019, if all the teams remain healthy, this could ... [read more]

Slaughterhouse Dropped Debut Album 10 Years Ago

Slaughterhouse dropped their self-titled, debut album 10 years ago today. Joe Budden, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz and Royce 5’9” formed the supergroup. The group came together when Joe Budden was working on a song for his Halfway House album and enlisted the services of Nino Bless, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5'9" for a song entitled "Slaughterhouse". Honestly, when I saw they were doing an entire album together, anticipation wasn’t the word. When you get four lyrical beasts together, we knew ... [read more]

Rapsody Reveals Cover Art and Track List

Fresh off the release of her new single “IBTIHAJ,” Grammy-nominated and Jamla Records recording artist Rapsodytoday revealed the cover art with the tracklist for her upcoming third full-length album EVE, due Friday, August 23, 2019, via Roc Nation (in partnership with Def Jam Recordings).  The tracklist is a who’s who in music, featuring guests that span from hip-hop legends like Queen Latifah, current rap stars like J. Cole and R&B crooners like PJ Morton. The line-up also sees ... [read more]

Very Best of Rick Ross for Mixtape Friday

Rick Ross have just released his 9th album, Port of Miami 2. With Rick Ross, you either love him or you hate him. Seeing that I’ve been known to venture on various hip hop sites, that’s pretty much how people view him. The ones that like him will point out how he’s putting out good albums consistently, plus his ear for beats. The ones that don’t hold him in high regard is usually because he lied about being a correction officer. For me, none of that matters and I’m always looking forward to his ... [read more]

3 Ways To Know If Are You Shortening Your Car’s Life?

There's no doubt that our cars are an incredibly important part of many of our lives. After all, a lot of people simply wouldn't be able to do the things that they need to do without them. Whether that's getting to work, seeing friends, or taking the kids to school, our cars are essential and being without them can cause serious issues. Because of that, it's important that your car is able to last as long as possible. However, many people are actually shortening the lives of their cars without ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the NFC North in 2019?

A couple days ago, we checked to see how we thought the NFC East would play out. It’s time to turn our attention to the NFC North and see who’ll leave that division as the champion. Last year, the Chicago Bears ran away from the division. After reaching the NFC Championship game a year ago, Minnesota only managed to win 8 games. Once again, Green Bay had a disappointing season as they finished with a 6-9-1 record. Detroit continued their losing ways as they finished last in the division. In ... [read more]

J. Cole Dead Presidents II for Throwback Thursday

In the hip hop community, there has been a major discussion on regarding the top-50 rappers of all-time. It all started with someone putting their list on Twitter. It caused an uproar and people like Old Man Ebro and DJ Vlad put out their lists. Honestly, I’ve never cared or criticized anyone’s list because it’s their list. One of the things that people disagreed about was how high J. Cole ranks on a lot of people list. J. Cole is one of my favorite rappers out now. Last year, he dropped the ... [read more]

4 Benefits of Using Contemporary Furniture at Home

There are more people nowadays who are starting to live a minimalist lifestyle. They believe that it does not take many things for them to live a comfortable life. However, they should have the essential items that they need for everyday living such as a couch, bed, and tables and chairs. This is one of the reasons why contemporary furniture has become a popular choice among many people who live in a small space or an apartment. Most of them would like to take their time in choosing the best ... [read more]

Lil Jon & 2 Hip Hop Legends Added to A3C Festival

A3C Festival & Conference has just announced the first group of artists for their acclaimed annual music festival. Celebrating their 15th year anniversary October 8th-13th in Atlanta, GA, A3C has curated The Hip-Hop Trailblazer series which invites Lil Jon & Friends along with Rakim & Big Daddy Kane, for back-to-back nights of unforgettable shows. These artists have shaped the culture by starting influential movements and popularizing hip-hop genres such as Crunk and Lyricism. “A3C ... [read more]

Who Walks Away with the AFC North in 2019?

Now that we got the AFC East out of the way, it’s time to move to the AFC North. The NFC North have been a battle between Pittsburgh and Baltimore over the years. With both teams going through major changes, can the Cleveland Browns make a run? This division will still continue to be where you’re going to see hard hits. The Pittsburgh and Baltimore games will be the most physical you’ll see all season. In the end, will it be between the Ravens and Steelers for division supremacy? Let’s see ... [read more]

Healthy Tonics You’ll Need for the Summer

Are you enjoying this scorching summer weather? With this weather being as hot as it has been, sometimes we’ll put the wrong things in our body. When its summertime, it seems like my stress level is at an all-time high. During the summer, the sun is shining bright and that does a number on the skin. As we get older, our skin begins to show our age and we need more than medicines to help it out. Since I’ve been reading all summer a few health books caught my attention. Some people take diverse ... [read more]

2019 NBA Christmas Schedule: Are You Ready?

The NBA have officially released their anticipated Christmas schedule for 2019. As expected, the NBA gave all the fans the match-ups they wanted. The 2019 NBA Christmas schedule consists of five marquee games. In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics will head to Toronto to face the Raptors. Two teams that many think will meet in the East Finals will see the Milwaukee Bucks travel to Philadelphia to face the 76ers. In he West, there will be three games featured on the 2019 NBA Christmas ... [read more]

4 Ways to Use Your Smartphone to Boost Productivity

Nearly everyone has a smartphone in the modern world. So, it should not come as a massive surprise that people use them for a selection of tasks. But did you know that a lot of people use their smartphone for improving their productivity too? You can do this as well because we’ll be looking at some of the top ways that you can do just that. Work apps A significant way that people use their phone to visit their productivity is to introduce work apps into the equation. A working app is something ... [read more]

D.O.C Released Classic Debut 30 Years Ago

The legendary D.O.C. released his classic debut 30 years ago today. The D.O.C. was a part of Ruthless Records and after his album dropped, he had next on the west. Unfortunately, that never came about because he crushed his larynx in a car accident. No One Can Do It Better was an instant classic as it featured some of Dr. Dre’s best production. No One Can Do It Better eventually went platinum and was well-received by all the hip hop heads. D.O.C. released four singles and two of them were a ... [read more]

Snoop Dogg Countdown Featuring Swizz Beatz

The legendary Snoop Dogg has blessed us with another gem. This time he brought Swizz Beatz to usher in the Countdown. If you’re a fan of west coast music and their sound, this one is for you. The video features Snoop Dogg with Swizz Beatz with a bunch of low riders. Snoop Dogg Countdown should be one of the dopest records of the summer. Check out the new video for Countdown below. As we all know, Snoop Dogg have been in the game for over 25 years. Of course, he made his first appearance ... [read more]

4 Must Haves During This Scorching Weather

Are you enjoying this summertime heat we’re all enduring? For pretty much everywhere in the world, there have been record breaking hot temperatures. One of my favorite things to do when the weather is nice is to relax on the patio. Some days it’s just too hot to even do that seeing that the sun is aiming right at me. Throughout this scorching weather, we still must find ways to take care of ourselves and stay hydrated. Below are four things that’s great for anyone to have. Stay ... [read more]

Rick Ross Gold Roses Featuring Drake

Rick Ross is preparing to drop his unprecedented 10th album, Port of Miami 2. The follow-up to his Rather You Than Me will finally be released on August 9th. If Port of Miami 2 is near as good as Rather You Than Me, we all will be happy. Rather You Than Me was my second favorite album to drop in 2017. Actually, Rather You Than Me is my second favorite album from Rick Ross in his impressive discography. Recently, Rick Ross teamed up with Drake for his newest single, Gold Roses. If you look back ... [read more]

The State of Golf: Past, Present, and Future

Guest Post by Brian Peña @ Red Birdie Golf When most people think of golfers, they almost immediately think of one name: Tiger Woods.  I mean who can blame them, he burst on the scene in the 1990’s and dominated the game through the early and mid-2000’s. He has without question, led the game to the popularity it has today.  Although he is much older and he’s not the player he used to be, when he’s in contention, TV ratings immediately spike.  Just look at the numbers from his most recent ... [read more]

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

Home security should be your top priority. In this day and age, you simply can’t afford to overlook your own safety at home. No matter where you live, things happen. It’s hard to admit that crime truly exists everywhere, but it’s the reality. The best way to protect yourself is to simply prepare. Are you trying to make your home more secure? Here are 5 things you can do today to ensure criminals can’t target your home. You never want to become the easy target. 1. Install an Alarm An ... [read more]

Very Best of Jadakiss for Mixtape Friday

Last week, we had the Best Of 1994 Hip Hop for our Mixtape Friday. This week, we have another treat as we will be highlighting Jadakiss. Jadakiss have released four solo albums, 6 mixtapes, collabo album with Fabulous and 3 as part of the Lox. Jadakiss have also made countless guest appearances throughout the years. Every couple of years you’ll find me fiending for some new music from Jadakiss. A couple years ago, Jadakiss along with Fabolous released their joint, Friday on Elm Street project. ... [read more]

New Job New Me: Getting in Shape and Stress Free

After several months of searching, finally something came up and I’ve experienced an employment change.  For years, night shift is when I worked and it absolutely sucked. Honestly, it was hard to stay in shape, eat right and give my body its proper attention. With the new job, my duties will be during the dayshift for about a month and a half. Afterwards, I’ll be on second shift where the end of the shift is at midnight. My gym membership will be nice because I’ll hit up the gym after work. With ... [read more]

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