Life is a whirlwind for a 22-year-old busy buck such as Lil’ Scrappy. This young Atlanta, Georgia rapper cut his teeth in the world of rap during his early teens and was barely old enough to get into the clubs where he performed.
Hustling might not be a respectable way to make money, but it sure came in handy when the rap duo Playaz Circle needed money to fund their rapping business. Not ashamed of how they came up on cash to release their independent CD (United We Stand, United We Fall), childhood friends Tity Boi and Dolla Boy did whatever it took to make ends meet.
She’s beautiful, sexy and everybody’s favorite “Girl Next Door.” Best known as the youngest of Hugh Hefner’s live-in girlfriends, 22-year-old Kendra Wilkinson has come a long way from her humble roots in San Diego, California, where she was working as a dental assistant.
In an era where the line between “good” and “bad”—or, in this case, “face” and “heel”—has been blurred beyond recognition, professional wrestling provides a microcosm of our often ambiguous existence as we experience it. And while most of us aren’t likely to end up on the receiving end of a “Pedigree,” “RKO” or “F-U,” when bad things happen to us, we all feel the pain.
When it comes to dream jobs, how would you have liked to have been on one of the most popular shows on television, play a character with superpowers and have love scenes with the super-hot Ali Larter? Well, as a former star of NBC’s Heroes, that’s what Leonard Roberts looked forward to as he drove to work before his character was fatally shot in the last season.
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.”