American Suzuki Motor Corpration, 2Wheel Turner Magazine and clothing brand Lifted Research Group (better known as L-R-G) have taken riding in style to the next level with their fully customized 2008 Hayabusa sportbike.
Long gone are the days of eyeliner, angular haircuts, Clockwork Orange-inspired costumes and errie circus theatrics that helped Sin City’s Panic At The Disco win “Video of the Year” at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards for their “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” music video. The boys have dropped their emo image, sacked their original bassist (Brent Wilson) and, in a nutshell, have grown up since their first album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (Fueled by Ramen/Decaydance, 2005). Panic At The Disco is now just four guys making music people want to listen to and hear live for their sophomore effort, Pretty Odd (Fueled by Ramen/Decaydance, 2008).
Standing next to the BMW, welterweight boxer Alfonso Gomez gently brushes his hand over the surface of the hood, admiring its beauty. “It’s a great looking car,” the 27-year-old (who is dressed to the nines), says wistfully. “It imposes a feeling of altitude, somebody who has money and prestige.”
You can’t say comedian Russell Peters didn’t warn you. Tucked on the lower left side of his website is his “RP” rating for his shows, which are definitely not for the meek. Filled with sarcastic and racial truths, Russell Peters is not your average comic trying to get laughs for the Hell of it. Instead of typical racial jokes comedians usually tell, Peters likes to examine racial stereotypes and break them down in his comedic routines.
Whether it’s due to his music or some of the other aspects of Snoop Dogg’s life, you won’t go too long without hearing his name mentioned somewhere on the wide media spectrum. Recently, Snoop may be trying to change the public’s perception of him through talk show appearances, endorsements, and most prominently through his new reality show, Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, which premiered on the E! cable channel last December.
It’s one thing for a song to be catchy, but it’s a totally different story for it to become an anthem (and have its very own dance). While many songs get stuck in our heads only to be replaced by the next catchy hook, Soulja Boy Tell’em’s hit single, “Crank That (Soulja Boy),” not only lingers in your head hours after you’ve heard it, but it became fall 2007’s hip-hop “anthem,” with everybody rapping “Superman that hoe.”
It seems all things luxurious originate in Italy. It is the home of some of the world’s finest fashion houses, like Gucci and Prada; two of the world’s most exotic car companies, such as Ferrari and Lamborghini; and now the finest in two- and three-piece wheels, Forgiato.
You’ve seen his T-shirts on your favorite TV shows and music videos and maybe wondered, “What is this deadly cupcake all about?” Perhaps you have run into him at one of his “cupperwear” parties. Now, meet the man behind the treat as DUB “chefs” it up with Johnny Cupcakes. But don’t think we just sugarcoated the story of the rise of the cupcake man—Johnny lets us know he can take the heat. Find out how Johnny turned a joke into a recipe for a multi-million-dollar empire.