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We often come across rare talents that transcend one venue to another. It might be a stretch to say Kevin Hart is 5’4″ but his shadow he casts these days is larger than life. From humble beginnings in Philadelphia, born and raised (insert Will Smith joke)… Hart has built his way up the hard way, from small TV roles all the way to selling out Madison Square Garden. He’s had highs and lows, and like...

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When Rock City produced Ryan Montgomery, little did they know he would grow up to be one of the dopest lyricist to ever rock the mic. You know him a little better by the name Royce Da 5″9″ or even by Nickle. Born on the east side of Detroit and growing up in Oak Park, Royce would be cultivated by the sounds of Biggie and Pac, Ras Kass and Redman. The era of real gangsta hip-hop....

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It is 2:01pm EST and the US women’s soccer team has just qualified to the World Cup Final. With a misleading 3-1 win over France the French had controlled the ball most of the game. With some bad shots on goal and Hope Solo’s goal play backed by a solid defense the U.S. won. The U.S. women are ranking number 1 in the world and want to grab the world cup with a vengeance. The...

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The stage is set… Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Playoffs. The Dallas Mavericks are up 2 games to 1 against the Portland Trailblazers. What happened next will go down in the history books as one of the greatest performances in NBA history. But first, let’s go back in time a bit… Brandon Roy has always been a good player. No one is ever truly shocked when he comes up big in a game. But...

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I often ponder the legacy bestowed upon some of the people we put up as legends or icons in their respective industries. Maybe this will become a series, maybe just one random post about DJ Jazzy Jeff, time will tell. Jeff Townes, Philadelphia born and raised, and to most of the world is better known as DJ Jazzy Jeff is world renown for his participation in the legendary rap group, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the...