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Artist: Tinie Tempah Album: Disc-Overy Release Date: Out Now! He was born Patrick Opadi Yodu Okogwu but later changed his name to Patrick Junior Chukwuem Okogwu, which isn’t much easier on any of our pronunciation abilities, so thankfully, he goes by his stage name: Tinie Tempah. Tempah is an MC from South London, wich is refreshing on a couple levels. First, it’s nice to see ... (Continue Reading...)

Understanding Menthol (dot com)

Menthol in cigarettes is like air freshener in a truckstop bathroom; it’s a cheap way of marginally masking the dirty truth. For the folks at Lorillard, keeping menthol cigarettes in people’s mouths is a multi-million dollar necessity. Lorillard is the company behind Newport cigarettes, which are menthols for those of you not in the know. Menthols account for 90% ... (Continue Reading...)

Yaya DaCosta

For most reality show contest winners, you get your 15 minutes of fame and then nobody cares about you anymore. I mean, how many American Idol winners are actually having successful careers after winning the show? Yaya DaCosta is one of the few reality stars to make something of herself and she didn’t even win her show. Yaya first gained notoriety as the runner-up on season 3 of America’s Next Top ... (Continue Reading...)

Ten Toes Down

Artist: 8Ball & MJG Album: Ten Toes Down Release Date: Out Now! Making it big in music can mean years and years of dedication, commitment and struggle. Perhaps nobody on the rap scene knows this better than 8Ball and MJG, who are finally getting some mainstream radio love after nearly two decades of work. 8Ball and MJG go way back. The two rappers met in middle school in 1984, which for half of the ... (Continue Reading...)

Delphine Chanéac

A woman of many talents; Delphine Chanéac is a 32-year-old actress, model, DJ and author who is (for the most part) unknown to U.S. audiences. In fact, she has only appeared in two English-peaking films…so far. You may recognize Delphine Chanéac from her role as Dren in Splice, the 2009 horror drama film co-starring Adrien Brody. Despite her freakish and disturbing role as a science experiment gone wrong in ... (Continue Reading...)

Tron: Legacy Soundtrack

Artist: Daft Punk Album: Tron: Legacy Soundtrack Release Date: December 7th, 2010 Formed back in 1993, Daft punk is a French electronic duo who is widely considered the most influential group of the genre in the world. The fact that they were tapped to provide the score for Disney's Tron: Legacy only further perpetuates their position atop the electronic genre. Tron: Legacy is the long overdue sequel to Disney's 1982 hit ... (Continue Reading...)

Natalie Portman

At 29, Natalie Portman is one of the biggest actresses in the world, an accomplished philanthropist, a seasoned political activist and a Harvard graduate. As if that wasn’t enough, let’s not forget that she is incredibly hot. Natalie Portman is an Israeli-American and has Jewish roots, although she is non-practicing. She began her acting career in 1994 at age 13, when she landed a role in The Professional. Since then, she ... (Continue Reading...)