The NBA’s Top Selling Signature Sneakers

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In the mind of a Sneakerhead, the anticipation of a basketball shoe release holds the same priority ranking as a sci-fi movie buff anxiously counting down the days until the next Star Trek premier.  Although box office ticket prices cannot remotely compare to the expense of an adult sized pair of retro Air Jordan 11’s, the mind blowing performances of the NBA’s most elite athletes still nonetheless entertain us and their grossing shoe income mirrors their popularity in  urban culture.  Ever wonder who’s raking in the most cash for their shoe endeavors? Here are the top selling signature sneakers in the US:

LeBron James (Nike): $300 million

Kevin Durant (Nike): $175 million

Kobe Bryant (Nike): $50 million

Derrick Rose (Adidas): $40 million

Carmelo Anthony (Jordan): $30 million

Chris Paul (Jordan): $30 million

John Wall (Adidas): $5 million

Dwight Howard (Adidas): $5 million

Source: Forbes

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Tupac Movie Finally Confirmed

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John Singleton has finally confirmed there will be a Tupac Biopic.  According to Variety, two years ago the film project was underway but ended up falling though.

For those who didn’t, know, Singleton had a very close relationship with the slain Hip Hop legend and this is a project he holds close to his heart.

“Tupac was the guy who I planned to do a lifetime of films with,” Singleton said. “His passing deeply affected my life as well as countless people in this world. His life story is as important to my generation.”


Singleton is re-writing the script and looks at June 2014 as a projected production date. It’s unclear who’ll be considered for lead role, however knowing John Singleton, we won’t be disappointed.

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Drake Addresses Macklemore’s Grammy Text

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Also being one of the nominees who lost to Macklemore for Rap Album Of the Year, Drake let’s it be known in a interview he felt Macklemore after antics were “whack”. Check after the jump to read Drake’s full quote.

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[BTS] Photos of Future Gang Music @40Keys Video “Live My Life”

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Photos of Future Gang Music @40Keys at Video shoot for “Live My Life” featuring “@A2ThaK”. This song will be the first single (Buzz Track) off titled project “Keys to the city” expected release March 2014, witch is the sequel to “Diamonds & Gold” which was released late 2013.