the wire

In the now infamous NYTimes Q&A with Kanye West, the rapper spends some time talking about what awards like the Grammys mean to him. Here’s what he said: “I don’t know if this is statistically right, but I’m assuming I have the most Grammys of anyone my age, but I haven’t won one against a […]

Robert F. Chew  best known for his role as drug kingpin Proposition Joe on the hit HBO series “The Wire,” has died at the age of 52. His sister, Clarice Chew tells the Baltimore, Sun Robert passing was due to an apparent heart failure in his sleep at his home in Northeast Baltimore. PHOTOS: Conrad […]

Michael K. Williams has captured the attention of the masses with his indelible acting skills and pure finesse, but it turns out that the Flatbush, Brooklyn native wasn’t always as polished as he is today, and he has the scar to tell the story. For years, Williams was known as Omar on HBO’s hit series The […]

When HBO’s The Wire hit the network back in 2002, it instantly because a cult classic. Corner huggers across the nation, and future presidents alike, were tuning in to get an inside look at the Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of both drug dealers and law enforcement. VIDEO: Michael K. Williams On Why President Obama […]

  Women are known to be a tiny bit more needy when it comes to having the right products for perfecting our personal look, but Van Gogh was also creating masterpieces with top of the line items, so can you blame us? PHOTOS: Celebrity Essentials: Find Out What These Celebs Need To Be At Their Greatest! […]


HBO hit The Wire was gone too soon! When David Simon announced he was ending the critically acclaimed series, we couldn’t believe it – Officer Greggs, Bubbs and Omar Little were no longer going to be a part of our Sunday night line-ups. AUDIO: Nicki Minaj & Funkmaster Flex Go Pound For Pound Over Summer […]


No…don’t worry, our beautiful Simone is not dead… GG blogger and Russell Simmons‘ assistant, Simone Reyes was part of a PETA demonstration in Times Square yesterday to bring attention to the unethical treatment of animals. Protesters were wrapped like pieces of meat for sale in the middle of Times Square yesterday by PETA to raise […]


It looks like sneaker heads will have a reason to be happy on June 19th. The highly anticipated Jordan VI’s will be released in a package. That’s right two pairs of 6’s will be dropping. The white infared edition of the shoe, along with the black infared edition will be included in this package. FOR […]


**UPDATE** An all-clear has been given after authorities investigated a suspicious package left in front of a hotel in Times Square. False alarm in Times Square, turns out someone left a white cooler laying on the street, no evacuations have been ordered from buildings, but workers were told to stay indoors as the police responded. […]


    When it comes to all the Roc A Fella drama,beef & bullshit Freeway has kept quiet. On the music scene Free has been making some noise though. He dropped his mixtape ‘The Stimulus Package’ and it was buzzing all through out the net as one of the hottest projects to come out in […]


While we let capitol hill handle the economic freefall, Freeway seems to have a Stimulus Package of his own. Packaged with visual laced lyrics, hungry flows and soulful-melodic beats this Stimulus Package is only here to bolster one thing and that’s real hip-hop music.   Since the days of Roc-la Familia Freeway has had a […]


Young Simmons- ‘Freeway is about to drop that Stimulus Package for the streets. From this video its’ sounding like something serious!’