Nike Air Safari 87 – Spike Lee Pack – Sample

Check these bad boys out! These Nike Air Safari 87 kicks. These are the Spike Lee inspired pack. The sad part is that these are samples and there is no confirmation on a release yet. The black/red/grey colorway is hot on these kicks so be on the look out.

Style: 371740-051
Color: Black/Red/Grey

2009 BET Hip-Hop Awards Recap

“Jay-Z, T.I. and Drake were big winners at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards hosted by comedian Mike Epps.

In addition to opening the show with a rendition of “As Real As It Gets” off his “Blueprint 3″ featuring Young Jeezy, Hov won the night’s first award when he took MVP of the Year honors over Drake, T.I., Kanye West and Lil Wayne. Jigga also won awards for Best Live Performer and Lyricist of the Year.

Drake, who wasn’t present at the festivities won Rookie of the Year and Track of the Year for his appearance on Young Money’s “Every Girl” while T.I. won Best Hip Hop Collabo for “Live Your Life” with Rihanna and CD of the Year for “Paper Trail.” Since Tip is currently incarcerated, his wife Tiny accepted the trophy on his behalf. Kanye West also won multiple awards. The Louis Vuitton Don won the Producer of the Year and Make-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style).

Ice Cube won the I Am Hip Hop award while Missy Elliot, Sylvia Robinson and Fatima Robinson were recognized as Three Women in Hip Hop for their contributions throughout their careers.

In one of the night’s highlights, some of the game’s best MCs went toe-to-toe during the Hip Hop Awards’ The Cypher. The first Cypher featured Joe Budden, Nicki Minaj, Buckshot and Crown Royyal, the second Wale, KRS-One, Gsan and Nipsey Hussle and the third one, Black Thought, Mos Def and Eminem.

On the performance side, Gucci Mane hit the stage three times, once for his own “Wasted” featuring Plies and on two other occasions to deliver songs with Soulja Boy and Shawty Lo, as well as Mario. Snoop Dogg, The-Dream, Fabolous, Dorrough, Nipsey Hussle, Lil Scrappy and Ludacris also performed. Goodie Mob treated the Civic Center crowd to a performance of “Cell Therapy” to close out the show. ”

Taken from BET.COM

See below for a full list of winners:

Best Hip Hop Collabo
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life

Best Live Performer

Lyricist of the Year

Video Director of the Year
Hype Williams

Producer of the Year
Kanye West

Track of the Year
Every Girl – Young Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Jae Mills, Gudda Gudda & Mack Maine)

CD of the Year
T.I. – Paper Trail

Rookie of the Year

Best Hip Hop Video
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life

MVP of the Year

DJ of the Year

Hustler of the Year

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)
Kanye West

Best Hip Hop Blog Site
All Hip

People’s Champ (Viewers Choice)
Fabolous f/ The-Dream – Throw It In The Bag


~Signing Off~

LA Lakers 99 – LA Clippers 92

By watching last night’s game, fan would have seen that Kobe Bryant is ready to repeat already. Playing the LA Clippers last night, Kobe did his thing will 33 points and 8 rebounds. Rookie Blake Griffin was not available to play for the Clippers as he is out for 6 weeks with an injury. The Lakers won the game 99 – 92. Can the Lakers repeat this season? Oh and take a look at that ring….wow!

~Signing Off~

Boston Celtics 95 – Cleveland Cavaliers 89 (NBA Season Opener)

Well the Cavaliers had an amazing home record at home last season, as they only loss 2 games at home. Last night in the first game of the season, the Cavaliers played the Boston Celtics, who have a healthy Kevin Garnett back. Lebron James had 4 blocks, 38 points, and 8 assists, but last night the Celtics made it their game and won the game 95-89 at Cleveland. It was a great game to start the season, so lets see what both teams are going to be about and if the Cavs will make it to the finals or will the Celtics outshine them this season.

~Signing Off~