2020 NBA Draft Review

2020 NBA Draft Review

This year’s 2020 NBA Draft was one like no another, just like the rest of the year. For starters usually the NBA Draft is in June, after the season ended. Although since the NBA ended much later this year, the draft was just earlier this week. Another huge difference...

Megan Thee Stallion Teases New Album

Megan Thee Stallion Teases New Album

Megan Thee Stallion began teasing her fans on Twitter with a tweet hinting at a new album. On October 17th, she tweeted to her followers with a smiley face emoji that her album “abt to go crazy”. With various singles that blew up on social media over the past year,...

Miley Cyrus Returns to her backyard with MTV Unplugged

Miley Cyrus Returns to her backyard with MTV Unplugged

On Friday, Miley Cyrus gave her previous backyard sessions of years’ past a reboot. The 30-minute performance was put on by MTV Unplugged in her own backyard. Spurred by her new single, “Midnight Sky”, and an anticipated new album next month, the MTV performance...

NFL Stars Team up to support Mental Health

NFL Stars Team up to support Mental Health

Dak Prescott has been lighting up defenses on the field this season but he’s also sparked plenty of conversation off of it as well. The Dallas Cowboys star quarterback was very vocal about the anxiety and depression that he has battled after the death of his brother...

Damian Lillard Invest In a Toyota Dealership

Damian Lillard Invest In a Toyota Dealership

October 1 is officially Damian Lillard Day in McMinnville. The NBA star/rapper purchased a Toyota dealership in the small town of McMinnville, OR with his business partner and longtime friend, Brian Sanders. The dealership features a video station, custom Pop-a-shot...

Marvin Bagley talks Positive Vibes in New Music Video

Marvin Bagley talks Positive Vibes in New Music Video

It's safe to say that 2020 has had a lot of negative vibes. Mavin Bagley iii, also known by his stage name MB3FIVE spread some positivity this year with his new track P.V.O. (Positive Vibes Only). "Don't let em shoot down on your dreams cause nobody know better, but...

Ja Morant Drops $100k at Icebox

Ja Morant Drops $100k at Icebox

After beating out Zion Williamson 99 votes to 1 to become NBA's Rookie of the Year, Ja decided to celebrate his accomplishments at Atlanta's Icebox. Icebox is known for making jewelry for Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, and Lil Durk.  Check out the video below to see...

Iman Shumpert goes on a “Joyride” with DJ Drama

Iman Shumpert goes on a “Joyride” with DJ Drama

Iman teamed up with the mixtape king DJ Drama to release "Joy Ride." The Gangsta Grillz mixtape features 13 tracks and displays an artistic cover art that pictures Iman's mugshot designed by his brother Ahrii Shumpert. On the Soundcloud mixtape, you can catch Iman...

KITH Fall 2020 Features MLB Collaboration

KITH Fall 2020 Features MLB Collaboration

New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers fans can represent their favorite teams in a stylish way with KITH’s Fall 2020 collection. The MLB collection brings luxury to the baseball field mixing both Yankee and Dodger blue with exotic materials and of course Yankees’...

Russell Wilson is Coming for that  MVP Title

Russell Wilson is Coming for that MVP Title

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson enters his ninth season in the NFL and shockingly has never received a single MVP vote at any point in his career.  Last year, Baltimore Ravens’ Lamar Jackson won the MVP title with Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahones in close...

10 Things Amari Cooper Can’t Live Without

10 Things Amari Cooper Can’t Live Without

GQ Sports caught up with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper to find out his top 10 essentials he absolutely can’t live without.  As a professional athlete constantly traveling, Cooper explains why it’s necessary for him to keep a traveling sized watch and...

Twelve Artists Who Were Famous Before The Music

Twelve Artists Who Were Famous Before The Music

Social Media has transformed the music industry making it easier for artists to gain exposure from fans, record labels and brands. Before social media took over rappers like Drake, Childish Gambino and Jaden Smith used their platform in the film industry to gain...

Bleacher Report’s 2020 NBA Mock Draft

Bleacher Report’s 2020 NBA Mock Draft

The 2020 NBA Draft is expected to begin November 18th.  The delayed draft date allows teams more time to engage in trade discussions and get creative.  Bleacher Report analyzes it’s top 20 draft picks and their respective teams.  Click this link to check it out. ...

The Best Black Movies of the Last 30 Years

The Best Black Movies of the Last 30 Years

It wasn’t long ago that Black people struggled for jobs, credit, and recognition in the film industry.   It took almost 44 years after the first motion picture for an African American to win an Academy Award.  During that time, the roles for people of color were...

ONE37PM Highlights Current Boxing Champions

ONE37PM Highlights Current Boxing Champions

The boxing world is spread across a list of different organizations including WBO, IBF, WBC, and  WBA divisions.  With 68 different belts between them, a number of competing weight classes, and constant movement between boxers to fight specific opponents, ONE37PM...

The First Woman to Dunk in an Official WNBA Game

The First Woman to Dunk in an Official WNBA Game

As the WNBA playoffs begin, ONE37PM takes a trip down memory lane highlighting pivotal moments in the league’s history.  Specifically, the first-ever-in-game dunk by one of the leagues most popular players--Lisa Leslie.  Leslie took the league by storm in the late...

Sneaker of the Summer?

Sneaker of the Summer?

Summer 2020 was full of uncertainty between the coronavirus pandemic, natural disasters, and social injustice uprisings across the country.  Every year, Complex gives its rundown of the hottest sneakers of the summer and chooses just one to make the cut.  Due to...

Rapper Quavo Urges Fans to Stop Drinking Hennessy

Rapper Quavo Urges Fans to Stop Drinking Hennessy

 “My Folks Need To Stop Drinkin Hennessy. They Don’t Fuck Wit Us,” that’s what the 29-year-old rapper Quavo took to Twitter to share with fans.  For years Hennessy has been a staple in Black culture. Rappers, athletes, and celebrities alike make it evident that...

Steelers JuJu Smith-Schuster Launches Breakfast Cereal

Steelers JuJu Smith-Schuster Launches Breakfast Cereal

JuJu Smith-Schuster is giving back to the city of Pittsburgh and not just on the field.  The 6’1 receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers just launched his very own breakfast cereal called “Jumpin’ JuJu’s Crunch”.  Fans can pick up their own box of Jumpin’ JuJu’s Crunch...

Shaq’s Florida Mega Mansion is Up for Sale

Shaq’s Florida Mega Mansion is Up for Sale

Retired 7’1 Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal is putting his 31,000 sq ft Florida mansion on the market.  A few years back O’Neal originally attempted to sell the property for $28 million. Today, his asking price is$19 million—just $9 million short of the original asking...

DAME D.O.L.L.A Shares Kobe Bryant Tribute Track

DAME D.O.L.L.A Shares Kobe Bryant Tribute Track

Rapper Dame D.O.L.L.A teamed up Snoop Dogg and Derrick Milano in a recent Kobe Bryant tribute track titled “Kobe”.  The NBA2K21 cover star leads the track saying “Rest in Peace to the Mamba and baby Gigi/Still remember where I was standing after the three peat.” ...

Willie Cauley-Stein–the Artist

Willie Cauley-Stein–the Artist

As a young kid in Kansas, William Cauley-Stein’s grandmother always encouraged him to explore his passion for art.  At the age of nine, his grandmother placed him in art classes at school to feed his creative mindset.  Today, Cauley-Stein is most passionate about...

Dennis Rodman & Hair Coloring–Anything is Possible

Dennis Rodman & Hair Coloring–Anything is Possible

Netflix’s documentary The Last Dance reminded us just how strong and consistent Dennis Rodman’s hair dye game was.  Throughout the late 90’s Rodman’s commitment to his hair designs were just as persistent as his game on the court.  A legendary athlete and men’s style...

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White x Air Jordan 5 “Sail”

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White x Air Jordan 5 “Sail”

Here’s a first look at Virgil Abloh’s Off-White x Air Jordan 5 “Sail” release.  The see-through Jordan brand style features a golden yellow detail on the “Sail” pops with a 90’s Jordan touch of the traditional red and black midsole.  The release is rumored to come...

What do Travis Scott and Michael Jordan Have in Common?

What do Travis Scott and Michael Jordan Have in Common?

Travis Scott’s recent partnership with McDonalds is a match made in marketing heaven. The 28-year-old rapper taps into his 90’s childhood with his very own themed meal, dubbed the “Travis Scott Meal”. This collab is McDonald’s first celebrity meal since Michael...

Madden NFL 21 Soundtrack Out Now

Madden NFL 21 Soundtrack Out Now

EA Sports has released the official soundtrack for Madden NFL 21 just weeks before the game’s August 28 release.  Rick Ross, Big K.R.I.T, Andersen .Paak and Jack Harlow are among the list of artists included in the 18-track list.  Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson will...

Alvin Kamara switches to a plant based diet

Alvin Kamara switches to a plant based diet

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara is following the lead of many top athletes by switching to a plant based diet. Venus Williams, Colin Kaepernick, and Kyrie Irving, just to name a few have swapped meat for plants for fuel.  During this off season, Kamara...

Dame D.O.L.L.A Live From The Bubble

Dame D.O.L.L.A Live From The Bubble

Damian Lillard is using his time in the bubble wisely.  The 6’2 Trailblazer is making a statement both on and off the court during the NBA quarantine in Orlando.  Just hours after propelling the Trailblazers into the NBA playoffs, Lillard also known as his rap...

Dwayne Johnson Acquires XFL for $15 Million USD

Dwayne Johnson Acquires XFL for $15 Million USD

Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” just expanded his resume and net worth. The WWE wrestler, actor and business man just announced on Twitter that he has acquired the XFL. This acquisition aligns perfectly with Johnson’s character Spencer on his HBO series, Ballers. In...

PJ Tucker Debuts Nike Air Fear of God ‘Air Tuck’

PJ Tucker Debuts Nike Air Fear of God ‘Air Tuck’

“You a fool for this one ni**a,” that was Houston Rockets’ PJ Tucker’s response to Jerry Lorenzo when he laid eyes on the new Nike Air Fear of God ‘Air Tuck’—named exclusively after him. The Air Tuck version features a special infrared colorway to represent Rockets...

NBA 2K21 Soundtrack Out Now on Spotify

NBA 2K21 Soundtrack Out Now on Spotify

Although NBA 2K21 fans can’t purchase this year’s game until September, they can stream the game’s official soundtrack today.  This year’s soundtrack features a range of top charted artists including The Weeknd, Lil Baby, Travis Scott and his JACKBOYS, A$AP Ferg,...

Issa Rae Hypes NBA fans on return of 2020 season

Issa Rae Hypes NBA fans on return of 2020 season

The NBA launched its #WholeNewGame campaign on Wednesday to excite fans on the return of its 2020 season. The commercial features actress, writer and producer Issa Rae. Rae uses humor to prepare fans for a game that looks very different from previous seasons.  Due to...

Naomi Osaka secures CDG x Nike Blazer Collab

Naomi Osaka secures CDG x Nike Blazer Collab

Twenty-two year old tennis superstar, Naomi Osaka, is connecting her Japanese heritage to creativity in her latest shoe collaboration. Osaka has partnered with Nike and Japanese clothing brand COMME des GARÇONS to create a special Nike Blazer Mid. The shoe features...

DAME D.O.L.L.A talks Family Business in new music video

DAME D.O.L.L.A talks Family Business in new music video

Just days after celebrating his 30th birthday, Dame D.O.L.L.A drops new single “Home Team” featuring The Homie Dreebo.  “Home Team” follows Dame’s last single “Blacklist” where he unapologetically shares his sentiments on police brutality and being a Black man in...

NIKE RISE DEBUTS IN CHINA

NIKE RISE DEBUTS IN CHINA

The Sportswear giant releases its newest personalized shopping experience called Nike Rise. The innovative retail concept debuted in Guangzhou, China as an effort to engage sports and city communities.  The 15,000 sqft store is designed as a digitally advanced sports...

SHAI GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER SIGNS WITH CONVERSE

SHAI GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER SIGNS WITH CONVERSE

You can add yet another NBA player to the Converse squad. The shoe company announced earlier today it’s recent endorsement deal with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.  Shai joins Draymond Green, Kelly Oubre Jr., and WNBA’s Natasha Cloud as Converse relaunches its basketball...

The WNBA honors women affected by racial injustice

The WNBA honors women affected by racial injustice

The WNBA is following the NBA’s lead as the association decides to incorporate social justice efforts into the return of its 2020 season.  As players head to Bradenton, Florida in a few weeks, teams will wear special uniforms to call for the justice of Breonna...

Josh Bellamy AKA Beezo is Making Noise in The Rap Game

Josh Bellamy AKA Beezo is Making Noise in The Rap Game

Bellamy aka Beezo may be one of the hardest athlete-artists out right now. The NY Jet receiver has a list of high quality tracks featured on his most recent project, “4Eva Drip’n” released earlier last month.  Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida Beezo’s sound...

Converse Will Cover Natasha Clouds WNBA Salary

Converse Will Cover Natasha Clouds WNBA Salary

Three weeks ago Converse signed its first women’s basketball player, Natasha Cloud mainly for her social justice activism. Fast forward to today, the shoe company is staying true to that decision by agreeing to cover 100% of Clouds 2020 WNBA salary.  Cloud opted out...

Lonzo Ball Release Bounce Back Album Out Now

Lonzo Ball Release Bounce Back Album Out Now

Producer B Jones said Zo’s album was on the way and it’s finally here.  Their Bounce Back Album is now available on all platforms. The seventeen song project Includes features from G Honcho (LiAngelo Ball) and Lance Stephenson.  When Zo released the song “Don’t Shoot...

Ben Mclemore’s Life During Quarantine Mixtape Out Now

Ben Mclemore’s Life During Quarantine Mixtape Out Now

Ben McLemore aka Young Savv opens up in his new EP “Life During Quarantine”. The 8 track project covers Ben’s intimate thoughts on growing up, losing his brother, and looking forward to getting back on the court.  In his song “Without You” he speaks directly to his...

King Mel Drops New EP “State of Mind” Out Now

King Mel Drops New EP “State of Mind” Out Now

King Mel’s been dropping more music than ever since quarantine started. His recent project “State Of Mind” comes at a time during civil unrest in America.  The EP artwork showcases the statue of liberty in front of dark and stormy clouds.  In his first song, “Breaking...

Kelly Oubre Jr New Single Out Now

Kelly Oubre Jr New Single Out Now

Kelly’s new single features visuals from recent protest and riots following the George Floyd and Breonna Taylor deaths from police brutality.  He uses the video to express how now more than ever the country is feeling a collective of very different emotions yet...

Ball Brothers Drop New Song “Don’t Shoot Me”

Ball Brothers Drop New Song “Don’t Shoot Me”

Recent videos highlighting police brutality in America have resulted in riots and protests across every state in the country. Celebrities, activists and everyday people are marching the streets to demand due process for the black lives taken at the hands of the...

Wes Iwundu Transforms Garage Into New Music Studio

Wes Iwundu Transforms Garage Into New Music Studio

Wes has definitely used this time off the court wisely over quarantine. Not only has he released a new song and visual with his best friend, EasilyFacts titled “Luv Me” but he’s also switched up the vibe inside his Orlando home garage. “Man we were bored and really...

Fear Of God, Off-White and Now Tuff Crowd

Fear Of God, Off-White and Now Tuff Crowd

When you hear Brandon Jennings’ name what's the first thing that comes to mind? One of California’s best basketball players, first round draft pick, or maybe Under Armour athlete? At ACT, we associate Brandon Jennings with originality, controversy, and thinking...

Former NFL Player Turned a Hobby Into a Legacy

Former NFL Player Turned a Hobby Into a Legacy

Long before Terron Ward became a professional football player for the Atlanta Falcons, he conceived the birth of a brand that would outlast his career in football. Ward and best friend/business partner Malcolm Marable were the dynamic duo on the field at Oregon State...

Le’veon Bell Releases Newest Track Major Payne

Le’veon Bell Releases Newest Track Major Payne

“Don't get me started, I feel like Harden, I’m dropping 40...they just look at me and know that I’m ballin!”  Le’Veon starts his newest track “Major Payne” off with bars as he credits Damon Wayne’s 90’s comedy film. This is the second track Le’Veon not only references...

Aaron Gordon Release Dwayne Wade Diss Track

Aaron Gordon Release Dwayne Wade Diss Track

If you thought Aaron Gordon had moved past his Slam Dunk loss from February you’re gladly mistaken. Two days ago the Orlando Magic star voiced his frustrations in the booth and released his “9 out of 10” diss track essentially blaming Dwayne Wade for his loss. “9 out...

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