QUALITY CONTROL MUSIC SIGNS NEW ORELANS SAINTS RB ALVIN KAMARA TO SPORTS AGENCY

Quality Control Music, the Atlanta-based label founded by Pierre “Pee” Thomas and Kevin “Coach K” Lee has already staked claim to having the hottest Hip Hop label in the country. Now they’ve followed in Roc Nation and Young Money’s footsteps by launching a sports agency and recently took one one of the NFL’s best running backs as a client. On Friday (September 10), Quality Control Sports Management announced it had signed an agreement with Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints. Kamara, who was formerly repped by Klutch Sports Group, home to the likes of LeBron James, joins a roster including current…

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THE ULTIMATE GAMING LEAGUE HAS MADE SHELTER IN PLACE MORE TOLERABLE

By JR Valrey The Information Age has made the world that we live in, a very fast moving and different place than it was 35 years ago, when we saw the invention of the first home gaming systems: Atari and Colecovision. Competitive gaming used to be about Frogger and Pacman, then it moved up to Tecmo Bowl and Double Dribble, then Madden and NBA 2K came out, and that is where we are in gaming history. What was once a fun pastime in the neighborhood, has turned into a full…

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Maia Chaka First Black Female Official of NFL

We’re only a few days into Women’s History Month, and it’s already poppin’! When it comes to women in sports, they continue to break down barriers every day! Today, history was made as it was announced that Maia Chaka is the NFL’s first Black female official! According to the NFL, the Norfolk State University graduate was added to the NFL roster of game officials for the 2021 season last Friday. This has been a long time coming for Maia, who has a history of working with the organization. Maia was a part of…

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How Did The Weeknd Get So Rich?

© Theo Wargo – Getty Images Hey, you there, person who shamelessly forced their entire family to do the“Blinding Lights” challenge in quarantine: It probably had a huge impact on The Weeknd’s net worth. While 2020 was undoubtably the worst, a sh*tshow, a garbage fire, etc. (take your pick), The Weeknd—aka Abel Tesfaye—continued to cement himself as one of the industry’s top streaming artists>>>P. And apparently, more streaming = more tours = more money. Abel’s net worth is massive thanks to billions of streams converting into millions of dollars, and we’re breaking it…

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JAY-Z WAS RIPPING THE NFL 4 YEARS AGO — & NOW SUPER BOWL IS A HIP HOP/R&B BLOWOUT WITH A WEEKND HALFTIME SHOW

The NFL is gearing up for its biggest day of the year with Super Bowl LV on Sunday (February 7). Although this year’s festivities will be different thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic altering many of the plans, the halftime show remains one of the day’s marquee events. This year, The Weeknd will be headlining the show weeks after the Recording Academy snubbed him at the 2021 Grammy Awards. Artists usually use a show or song to express their feelings towards something, and with that notion, fans expect something big from The Weeknd.…

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