Miami Heat’s Josh Richardson is struggling to find his shot

This article was originally published at AllUCanHeat.com. Read the original here. When Dwyane Wade signed with the Chicago Bulls in the 2016 offseason, Josh Richardson had to have seen a window of opportunity. The six-foot-six then rookie guard, spent the 2015-16 season jockeying for minutes behind established veterans like Gerald Green and Joe Johnson. And when he saw some daylight to contribute to the Miami … Continue reading Miami Heat’s Josh Richardson is struggling to find his shot

Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside has to pass out of the paint

This story was originally published at AllUCanHeat.com. Read the original here. For Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, the goal for the last three seasons has been to transform a once sparsely employed, 7-foot center from a raw, shot-blocking talent, into a complete, franchise player. For Hassan Whiteside, that means making a concentrated effort on improving his interior passing, to open the floor for his … Continue reading Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside has to pass out of the paint

What happened to Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington?

This story was originally published at AllUCanHeat.com. Read the original here. *Editor’s note: This piece was written prior to the Miami Heat’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, when Wayne Ellington scored 21 points in 27 minutes. It’s been said time and time again: the Miami Heat are looking for their identity. Ideally, it’s one that involves a continued dedication to defense in tandem with … Continue reading What happened to Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington?

Al Jazeera America President Visits Monmouth

This story was originally published in the Monmouth University Outlook. Read the original here. The inaugural #coMmtalks launched as the University hosted Kate O’Brian, the President of Al Jazeera America, on Monday, March 30. O’Brian’s campus visit included an interview recorded by Hawk TV with representatives from each University news outlet: Hawk TV, The Outlook, and WMCX. Afterwards, she spoke to a few classes and culminated her trip with … Continue reading Al Jazeera America President Visits Monmouth

Egypt and Qatar Aggravate Tension in Worldwide Soccer

This story was originally published in the Monmouth University Outlook. Read the original here. A match between the Zamalek SC White Knights and ENPPI erupted last month when a riot among fans and police broke out, killing 25, on Feb. 8. The riot comes as a 3 year anniversary to a similar soccer fueled riot that killed 71, also in Egypt. The Egyptian Premier League … Continue reading Egypt and Qatar Aggravate Tension in Worldwide Soccer

Dad’s Home – Rexx Life Raj’s Father Figure 2: Flourish

Although Rexx Life Raj cites Drake as one of his most frequent comparisons, the Berkeley, California artist adapted a similar sing-rap tone into a humbly presented package of introspection and genuine humor. His latest release, Father Figure 2: Flourish, pairs a mixture of danceable melodies with a strategic use of autotune and clean bars that continues to give listeners into the life of Raj. With … Continue reading Dad’s Home – Rexx Life Raj’s Father Figure 2: Flourish

Who Flipped It Better? (Part 2) – Action Bronson vs. Talib Kweli

In case you haven’t realized, samples are ubiquitous in hip-hop. Flipping an old classic or a forgotten favorite is a staple of the genre. To that end, producers regularly introduce new audiences to the tunes of yesteryear, creating a timeless vortex of music appreciation that spans generations. As such, here at TripleOT, I’d like to pay respect to an indelible part of hip-hop through this … Continue reading Who Flipped It Better? (Part 2) – Action Bronson vs. Talib Kweli

New Music – Azizi Gibson’s I’m Good on People EP

A follow-up to May’s Memoirs of the Reaper, Azizi Gibson returns with the seven-track EP, I’m Good on People. Featuring production from frequent collaborator Kamandi as well as YG! Beatz and Millz Douglas, Azizi swaps out the steady lurking of his reaper persona from his last tape for a more sporadically themed tape; the self-proclaimed, “Nintendo King” still flaunts his preference for brooding production, as on … Continue reading New Music – Azizi Gibson’s I’m Good on People EP

Five Years in the Making – Meek Mill’s Dreams and Nightmares

On Monday November 6, 2017, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years of incarceration for violating terms of his probation. The announcement comes exactly one week after the fifth anniversary of the release of Dreams and Nightmares, Meek’s debut album, that dropped through, Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. The rap universe offered an outpouring of support for Meek, … Continue reading Five Years in the Making – Meek Mill’s Dreams and Nightmares

Murder on a Full Moon – Without Warning Review

When Antoni Patek began making time pieces in 1839, he likely didn’t foresee becoming a trap legend. 178 years after crafting his first pocket watch, Patek is rolling in his grave, lamenting the missed opportunity to partner with the likes of Offset, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin’. This Atlanta based trio joined forces for the surprise drop, Without Warning, released Tuesday, Oct 31 2017. Featuring … Continue reading Murder on a Full Moon – Without Warning Review