Friday News Links

Ahh the first full week of the year has passed by and the weekend has arrived. Thanks again for all the support in 2009. The next year is gonna be crazy so stick with us. We’re here trying to give you the best of the best every single day and your support is much appreciated. Below we have stories that range all over the place, but interesting nonetheless. Read below….

»Vote for BlackJackSkanz’s top vixen of 2009 – We love BlackJackSkanz. And right now, they are holding a vote for top Video Vixen of the year. Make sure you go over there and vote by clicking the following link. [BlackJackSkanz]

» DJ Craze Q&A – Legendary DJ and three-time DMC champion DJ Craze sits down with the Miami New Times for a quick question-and-answer session promoting his upcoming show at White Room on Saturday January 9, 2010. [CrossFade]

» Beg For Marcy, I mean Mercy – Apparently Jay-Z is in the “illuminati”, yet he has to beg to be a judge on a UK reality show, lol. [AceShowBiz]

» Gloria and Emilio Estefan expand the “Bongos” franchise – Miami’s power couple expands the Bongos brand name and opens up shop at the Seminole hard Rock Hotel & Casino. [Sun-Sentinel]

» Nike celebrates at NYC’s 21 Mercer store for the release of the DJ AM and DJ Premier sneakers – The limited edition double-pack is crazy dope. Too bad I get the regular ones. But at least I have them. And early too. They don’t release till tomorrow. [Vimeo]

» Boondocks Season 3 Coming Soon – Yeah, I know you can’t wait. [2DopeBoyz]

»Marvel sues to keep Spider-Man, X-Men copyrights – This seems to be one of those work-for-hire dispute cases. Yeah I don’t see Marvel losing this one at all. [MiamiHerald]

» NBA Jam rights bought out by EA Sports (Yes!) – Not a big video game head, but the original NBA Jam for Super NES was the absolute shit when I was a little kid. This just might make me invest into a new gaming system if this new version of NBA Jam comes to fruition. [ImFlashy]

» Diddy sued for billboard usage in movie, NOTORIOUS – This is what happens when you live in America. You can sue for any damn thing. But she might have a small case, I don’t know about that $100,000 price tag she wants, but she might get 10-15K at best. [KeepItTrill]

» Marlins New Uniform Change – A seemingly obvious move to transition to being known as the Miami Marlins. [Riptide]

» Chad Ochocinco and hoopz in urban ink photos – Chad OchoCinco seems to be taking over the world, one media outlet at a time. And this time, with hoops. [SupaCindyOnline]

» JUST BLAZE Holiday mix – From Just Blaze’s stint at the Fool Gold & LTD Holiday Party. Free Download. [RapRadar]

» On to the next one…Katy Perry gets engaged – So my former wife-to-be got engaged to her man of three months this past week. I’m not even stressing it. I think this officially puts the nail in the coffin to my obsession with Katy Perry. It really does. Oh well…in the words of that Illuminati’s Brooklyn-bred emcee, we goin’ on to the next one. [AceShowBiz]

» Rhea kicked out of NERD? Already? – I didn’t see this lasting no how anyways. [SOHH]

» King Magazine behind the scenes video – I’ve damn near scanned all the pages, but nothing beats the video. Here’s a video for the behind-the-scenes of the now classic “relaunch” issue of King Magazine. [XXL]