Beats by Dre and now Apple by default just took a page out of Nike’s playbook by dropping The Game Before The Game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Cut to “Jungle” by X Ambassadors, Jamie N Commons, the almost five minute viral features: Neymar Jr. getting a pep talk from Neymar Sr. before the big game.
Leave it up to street artist Banksy to redefine the meaning of audio tour as it pertains to art. Today he launches his month long art show entitled “Better Out Than In” on the streets of New York, complete with audio tour. Where do I rent headphones you ask? You don’t. Each piece will have an 800 number that you call from your cell to get Banksy’s take on what that specific art piece is.
We have to admit, when we think of John Mayer, having an sick “Watch Game” is most certainly not the first thing that comes to mind. As cliché as that sounds, this is exactly the reason why you can’t judge a pop singer by his music!
Hodinkee’s Benjamin Clymer sat down with John and chopped it up on everything from how he got into watch collecting; to Rare Rolex’s, IWC’s and everything in between. Check it out.
Hol’up? Unreleased Kanye? Last week the internet was blessed and abuzz with some pre-College Dropout ‘Ye. The Mykela “Candy” track below, features and was produced by Kanye two years before The College Dropout, making it almost feel fossil-like. Nearly 10 years ago ‘Ye was “locked in a room doing 5 beats a day for 3 summers” now he is donned Yeezus. Listening to a track like you can hear far Kanye has come and how much he has grown as an artist.
Pharrell, Nile Rodgers and Daft Punk are back with a multi-generational collabo. After previewing it at the VMA’s, the full video is now out. The video features Pharrell, Nile and Daft Punk all performing in a futuristic disco party. To hear this an more, pick up a copy of Daft Punk’s latest album “Random Access Memories”.
If you live in New York City you’ve definitely heard all the fuss about these new Citi bikes. Whether it be the bikes are too heavy, too slow, or too ugly the dudes over at Animal Bikes and their team-rider Tyrone Williams wanted to shut the haters up and drop this video of Tyrone killing the streets in one. Love them, or hate them the video is sure to bring a smirk to your facial as Tyrone pops wheelies and bunny hops all over NYC.
Eminem returns, this time with the Rick Rubin produced track “Berzerk” of his upcoming album, Marshall Mathers LP 2. While the song doesn’t really sound like the crazy, fag hating, Kim killing, drug taking psycho we heard and loved on the original Marshall Mathers LP, the song carries an old school vibe reminiscent of Beastie Boys and 80’s rap. The video also has appearances made by Rick Rubin, Kendrick Lamar, Slaughterhouse, Kid Rock, and The Alchemist.
Em’s eighth studio album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, produced by Rick Rubin, Dr. Dre and DJ Premier drops November 4th.
In other naked artist news, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea drops her music video for the track “Change Your Life” featuring T.I. In the video, Iggy is a Vegas showgirl, and T.I. is the owner of the club she performs at, things get a little steamy between them and before you know it she’s off with someone’s stacks, but then gets apprehended by the cops. Check out the video and look out for Iggy’s upcoming album, The New Classic coming out this month.
Undoubtedly the most controversial twerker of 2013 Miley Cyrus strikes again, this time she’s PG-13 naked. How do you top a social media circus for being an ex-Disney superstar, offspring of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus that twerks? You get naked and have Terry Richardson direct your music video, that’s how. Miley Cyrus has been the “butt” of many jokes (no pun intended) since the VMA’s but that hasn’t stopped her from keeping the world tuned into her every move, Check out the video and let us know what you think, is she just another attention hungry celeb or a social media genius?
Gamers all across America will rejoice as the 25th edition of EA Sports’ Madden Football is released this week. This year’s edition of Madden has Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders on the cover and boasts the new Run Free system, which adds 30 new moves to unleash on the defense when running the ball. Whether you’re a novice or have been playing the game since the days the ambulance drove out on the field, this year’s Madden has special offers to entice gamers.