In this episode of the Section 357 Show, Floyd and Big Shot Ron discuss the recent N.W.A Biopic “Straight Outta Compton”, the impact of Fantasy Football on the Madden video game franchise, and highlight the recent practice of celebrating Hip-Hop album anniversaries.
In this episode of the Section 357 Show, we cover the motivations, accusations, and conversations surrounding the beef between Drake and Meek Mill. Rarely in hip-hop has the discord between two artists spilled over into pop culture in this way, with brands, celebrities, and athletes all weighing in on the matter.
I went to see the movie Dope during its opening weekend, and while the overarching story didn’t feel particularly unique, it was filtered through a fresh perspective that continued to cement Hip-Hop as the predominant mainstream cultural reference point.
Floyd and Ron take an in-depth look at VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop franchise, including the reasons behind the show’s success, the challenges some of the artists face from being on the show, and what the show really says about both “Love” and “Hip-Hop”, respectively, in 2015. The guys also dissect how show producer Mona Scott…
A funny thing happened on the way to the movies–a famous hip-hop “beef” record started to show its age. A couple of weeks ago I caught a sneak preview of Noah Baumbach’s “While We’re Young”, a movie about facing middle age, remembering and reconciling the things you used to do and could have been with…
Stuart Scott was a harbinger of change that a shift was happening in mainstream sports culture, and by that measure, American culture as a whole.
Basketball contributor Mia Hall stops by to talk about her personal travels, the NBA’s development work in Ghana and getting the chance to connect with Chris Bosh, and the decline of NYC hoops.
We can’t ignore the fact that so much of our sporting culture takes place in the shadow of larger social issues.
The final chapter in Donald Sterling’s notorious stint as an NBA owner would never have happened without the assistance of the women in his life.
We love the drama. We love the spectacle. We love the potential for conflict. But do we love authenticity? Do we love it when an artist gives an assessment of a culture and an industry that should make us reassess how we grapple with that culture’s growth and how we (self) identify as members of…