The 2018 NBA All-Star Reformat Was A Huge Hit

Usually, doing NBA All-Star weekend, the highlights occur on Saturday night. Growing up, it was all about the Dunk Contest, but being someone who loves to shoot, the 3-Point Contest was dope too. On Sunday, it was cool to see some of your favorite stars competing against each other. As far as the game, it was an exhibition, no defense and they were just having fun. Trust me, that’s cool, but I love competition and seeing the best players in the world go at each other. This year, it seemed like the players wanted to change that, especially after ... [read more]

Do You Know What Your Children Are Doing Online?

It is becoming increasingly harder for parents everywhere to understand what their children are actually doing online, and this is a worry which many parents are feeling. Of course, it goes without saying that you want to be able to control what your children are seeing and doing to a certain degree but being able to do that is harder than you might think. However, it is perfectly possible to have more control over your internet in your home, and that will make sure that your children are safer in the home. That will mean that you can relax and ... [read more]

Upgrade Your Appliances at Best Buy With LG

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Are you thinking about upgrading your washer and dryer? Are you familiar with the latest technology with appliances? Have you ever shopped at Best Buy for the latest in appliances? If not, maybe you should consider purchasing the LG Washer and Dryer. LG got you covered no matter how big or small the load is. The LG Sidekick Pedestal is perfect if you want to wash a couple of items that you’ll need ... [read more]

R. Kelly Dropped Chocolate Factory 15 Years Ago Today

Where do we begin when it comes to R. Kelly? He’s probably the most prolific R&B singer of my generation as he puts out great music. It started with the debut project with Public Announcement that spawned top hits like She’s Got that Vibe, Honey Love and Slow Dance. He went solo after that record and less than two years later, he put out the classic 12 Play album. Between 12 Play and this Chocolate Factory album, R. Kelly faced his fair share of controversy. A year after collaborating with Jay-Z on the Best of Both World project, he ... [read more]

5 Tips to Successfully Run Your Small Business

All entrepreneurs can tell you a thing or two about failure. Although we live in a world in which nine out of ten start-ups are doomed to fail, we do have the advantage of learning from past mistakes. Thanks to research conducted by Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, we can now more easily identify why new venture-funded start-ups seem to fail or success. We have prepared five tips which will allow you to run your small business more successfully and efficiently.  1. Evaluate and Trial Your Idea It’s not uncommon ... [read more]

Silkk the Shocker Released Charge It to the Game 20 Years Ago

After Death Row Records and Suave House kind of fell apart, No Limit Records jumped right in. During that time, Master P was putting out an album damn near every other week. The marketing during that time was top-notched because he advertised future releases on all the albums. During that time, the Source Magazine was popping, and he placed ads in those magazines also. Master P had so many artists and to be honest, all their albums was dope. On February 17, 1998, Silkk the Shocker dropped Charge It to the Game, his follow-up to his debut, The ... [read more]

2Pac Released His Second Album 25 Years Ago Today

It’s crazy seeing how time flies by extremely fast. 2Pac released Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z 25 years ago today and man it had its share of controversy. Holler If Ya Hear Me was his first single and it was released almost three weeks before the album dropped. The video depicted a cop getting killed at the end and several politicians wanted his album banned. All they did was give Pac some free promotion as he was mentioned on the TV all the time and by numerous Senators. The reason why he targeted cops was he was beaten by Oakland policemen and ... [read more]

What do Fleet Owners Think about Telematics Systems

The latest telematics systems have been a savior to the transport industry, based on the most recent studies. A high number of fleet owners, whose companies have telematics systems in place, have registered their gratification with the performance of these systems. A look at the EyeRide website, one of the makers of an all-in-one telematics system, gives a detailed overview of what this system has to offer. According to recent studies, fleet companies feel that they cannot dispense with these systems. But two central questions that linger ... [read more]

One Day from UGK for Throwback Thursday

Most of you should know by now that I’m a huge fan of UGK. A few years ago, I put out my personal UGK Greatest Hits: The Very Best of Bun B & Pimp C. Till this day, it has over 10 thousand combined downloads and the feedback has been tremendous. I’ve been bumping some southern classics, so why not featured UGK for Throwback Thursday. It seems like the more that come out about anything UGK-related I become more of a fan of them. While flipping through YouTube, I learned that Pac wanted to work with them before he passed. Another thing I ... [read more]

5 Heart-Healthy Family Activities for American Heart Month

For an African American male, heart health is something that’s taken very seriously. As a matter of fact, heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. High blood pressure, obesity and diabetes are the most common conditions that increase the risk of heart disease. One of the things I could change is my diet, but that’s one of the hardest things to do as it’s a work in progress. I’ve tried my best to make my heart healthier without working out, but I don’t think that’s for me. Here are five things that could help you on the journey to a ... [read more]