Monthly Archives: June 2010

B*tch Is The New Black

Bitch is The New Black. What comes to mind when you hear that? I can’t help but to think of that classic Queen Latifah joint U.N.I.T.Y. Yall remember that line– ” (One of em felt my booty he was nasty…. I punched him dead in his eye and said who you calling a bitch!). Former New York Times reporter, as well as The Root.com pop culture columnist; Helena Andrews can now add acclaimed author to her growing resume with her memoir Bitch Is The New Black. Now fellas I know what your thinking. Yet another “black women scorn” style novel where one uses the pen as a weapon to get back at all the dudes who played her life– not so much. Continue reading

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The Mind Behind J.Crew

Americana at it’s finest. J. Crew has long been one of America’s go-to brands. In fact the brand was often called upon to outfit Mrs. Obama while she joined her husband on the 2008 Presidential campaign trail. In fact it is rumored that Sasha and Malia sported the preppy threads during their father’s inauguration speech. Continue reading

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Man on the Moon

One of the newest backpacker’s to make an impact on the music scene is Kid Cudi. The Cleveland born rapper’s groggy monotone style has proven to be infectious as he continues to make hit records. Watch as Kudi takes you back to Cleveland– where it all started Continue reading

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STYLE ICON: John Legend

It’s all about pop culture today at The Smugger. As many of you may know the 2010 BET Awards aired last night and I must say that this had to be one of the best BET Award shows ever. The performances were excellent, Queen Latifah did a great job hosting and I can’t recall too many “Uhh Ohh” style moments. Continue reading

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STYLE ICON: Common

The Smug demeanor of Common is one that can’t go unrecognized. Through his lyrical content he puts you in a mental state of mind called reality. Not only does he express his uniqueness in his lyrics but also in his form of dress. As you can see, his unparalleled clothing matches his soulful style in music and his edgy appearance on the big screen. Continue reading

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Draft Day Digs

“With the first pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, The Washington Wizards select…” Those are the words that every young basketball player dreams (well maybe not the Wizards– but they have the first pick this year). Continue reading

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THE COMING: Toshiba Libretto W100 Dual-Screen Laptop

Toshiba’s new Libretto W100 ultra mobile PC is one of the first net books on the market to utilize a dual multi-touch screen, a genius design factor that allows the device to act either as a book-like dual screen tablet or a traditional laptop with a touchscreen keyboard interface. Continue reading

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