In a career spanning a decade, Jerel Marshall has worked to hone his writing talents to tell stories spanning a dizzying amount topics. From NBA basketball to B2B technology, Jerel finds a way to speak to the masses in a way that is engaging and easy to understand.
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For the past two decades, Jonathan Mannion has photographed a laundry list of rappers and R&B singers creating a portfolio jam packed with some of the most iconic pictures in hip-hop history. He has created album covers for the likes of Jay-Z, Eminem and Aliyah to name a few.
Persevering through hard times can often push people to do extraordinary things. For some, hitting rock bottom can be the perfect motivator to reach your full potential. Atlanta-based artist Krissi Scribbles went from sketching pictures on the floor of a homeless shelter to balancing a busy schedule jam packed with commissions and art shows.
In an age fueled by high speed internet, a slew of new podcasts pop up seemingly every week. Since 2010, hip hop heavyweight Reggie Osse has played host to one of the most popular podcasts in hip hop-- the Combat Jack Show.
A year and half after the release of his first fully independent album PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pharoahe Monch is hard at work on his next project. If the Queens, NY rapper's claims about his recent studio efforts are true, fans have a lot to be excited about.
By Jerel Marshall Despite suffering a loss in Boston on Thursday, Atlanta Hawks head coach Larry Drew received the encouraging news that Joe Johnson was in Atlanta chucking up shots this week and was pain-free. "While we've been gone he's been coming in everyday shooting the ball," Drew told HOOPSADDICT.com before the game against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Chris Collier is perhaps one of the most dominant post players in Georgia State hoops history. In 1991, Collier helped lead Georgia State to its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance by doing something only three other Panthers have ever been able to do: He averaged a rare double double during the season with 18.2 points and 10.6 rebounds per game.
Although New Jersey bred producer Just Blaze spends most of his time these days behind the turntables at some of the biggest EDM festivals around the world, his work in the early 2000s as an in-house producer for Roc-A-Fella Records helped him achieve icon status in the hip hop world.
It's usually not a good idea to call a grown man soft, but Atlanta Hawks head coach Larry Drew made it clear without pointing any fingers that his ball club isn't exactly the toughest around. "When we get into a tough situation when we play teams that are physical, we have to just toughen up," Drew said before yesterday's game against the Detroit Pistons.