Archive for July, 2013

The Return of Rap


hopsin-picIn an era of hip-hop culture dominated by superficial greed and materialism its refreshing to hear artists who stray from the norm. Too much ‘rap’ music these days feature artists rapping about their exotic cars, big houses, extravagant parties (which your album, ticket and merchandise purchases pay for) as if they have these things because they are such great rap artists. What makes them such great artists? Them bragging about everything they have because you support them as a fan? There is too much rap music these days passed off as ‘good music’ simply because there are rhyming words with a catchy beat. Sure there are still mainstream rap artists who rap about controversial issues and attempt to get the listener to think, but they seem to be the exception rather than the norm.That’s why I was pleasantly surprised one day when I was playing beer pong with a buddy of mine and he asks to put some music on the computer. What I heard then was one of the realest rap artists I’ve heard to come along in years. (more…)

Preview: Grand Theft Auto V


The fifth installment in the Grand Theft Auto series set to be released on September 17th aims to push the series to new heights. Players in Grand Theft Auto V are not just confined to one large city. Rockstar Games has created the largest world of any Grand Theft Auto game for gamers to explore. A land which includes mountain, wilderness, beaches in addition to the active and living city of Los Santos.

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Ghost Town: Jazzland


800px-Six_Flags_New_Orleans_2004_-_Main_GateFew places are as creepy as an abandoned amusement park. When hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans in 2005 a relatively new amusement park, Six Flags New Orleans was destroyed. Originally opened in 2000 as Jazzland the park was bought in 2002 by Six Flags and in 2003 renamed Six Flags New Orleans. After only five years in operation the park was flooded and has been abandoned for the past eight years. (more…)

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