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.
This one-of-a-kind 2008 Mercedes-Benz R550 was unveiled in the MTX Audio booth at the 2007 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to its creator, Joe Maynard, owner of Marketing In Motion Cars (Lake Forest, California), the R Class wagon is the first SEMA project vehicle to be backed by Mercedes-Benz USA.
A young Charles Kunta Kinte Bowens Williams was an active kid. So active that his mother would often tell him he was hyperactive. Rather than describing himself has “hyper,” Charles would call it “hyphy.” Little did he know, his new word would later define a movement in hip-hop culture.
In an age where music is run by “suits” and measured by how many ringtone downloads a song or artist gets, it’s hard to have faith in an industry that cares more about the dollars it generates rather than the art it produces. However, there are some artists out there staying true to the craft, such as the talented lyricist Common.