WILL LEITCH: DRIVING WITH LINSANITY

by The Launch Writer in BEHIND THE ARTICLE, Featured, The Launch Magazine on October 31, 2012

It’s hard to keep up with Will Leitch.  As a contributing editor to New York Magazine, a columnist for Sporting News, a movie reviewer for Gawker and Deadspin, a book reviewer for The Wall Street Journal, a contributor to SportsonEarth.com, and an author

POWERHOUSE 30 SURPASSES SUMMER JAM 2012

by The Launch Writer in Featured, FEATURES, The Launch Magazine on October 29, 2012

After a mediocre Summer Jam in June that saw Nicki Minaj and her Young Money roster cancel their grand finale for Hot 97’s annual hip-hop showcase more than 80,000 fans went home feeling cheated

BEN OSBORNE COVERS CARMELO IN SLAM

by The Launch Writer in BEHIND THE ARTICLE, Featured, The Launch Magazine on October 22, 2012

Anyone predicting a controversial Carmelo Anthony cover story in the recent issue of SLAM magazine was sadly mistaken

BEHIND DENZEL’S GQ COVER

by The Launch Writer in BEHIND THE ARTICLE, Featured, The Launch Magazine on October 17, 2012

If Denzel Washington’s recent cover story in GQ magazine was his final print interview, then readers were given an extremely intimate biographical portrait of the magnetic movie star

CORNEL WEST: FRIEND OR FOE?

by The Launch Writer in Featured, NEWS + TRUTH, The Launch Magazine on October 15, 2012

NEWS:  A month after being criticized by Russell Simmons for his careless comments and utter disregard for the Occupy Wall Street movement in his interview with Zadie Smith

THE NEW YORK TIMES SEARCHES FOR NINA

by The Launch Writer in BEHIND THE ARTICLE, Featured, The Launch Magazine on October 10, 2012

It’s been nearly a month since Tanzina Vega wrote an investigative piece for The New York Times ("Stir Builds Over Actress to Portray Nina Simone") Saldana  about whether Zoe Saldana, as a light-skinned Latina actress, should have been selected to play the role of Nina Simone

MEET DR. ALTHEA O’SHAUGHNESSY

by The Launch Writer in Featured, FEATURES, The Launch Magazine on October 7, 2012

If Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy looks familiar to you it’s probably due to her guest appearance on last week’s episode of VH1’s “Chrissy & Mr. Jones” where she advised Chrissy Lampkin and Jim Jones on their fertility options. 

BRIAN COOLEY: MOGUL OF THE MONTH

by The Launch Writer in Featured, MOGUL OF THE MONTH, The Launch Magazine on October 2, 2012

Before you purchase your next vehicle it may be wise to take Brian Cooley’s advice before making your final decision. 

JAY-Z LASHES OUT AT THE LAUNCH MAGAZINE

by The Launch Writer in Featured, SOUND BITES, The Launch Magazine on October 2, 2012

September 30, 2012:  “We still got a long way to go because everybody wanna diminish your accomplishment,” said Jay-Z during his third performance at the newly constructed Barclays Centers

ZADIE SMITH REFUSES TO DISCUSS THE ROC

by The Launch Writer in Featured, NEWS + TRUTH, The Launch Magazine on September 30, 2012

NEWS:  If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Zadie Smith, feel free to ask her anything about her extensive writing career just don’t mention Shawn Carter’s name. 

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It’s clear from Kendrick Lamar’s latest Vibe Magazine cover shoot and his previous feature in the Source magazine

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Zack O’Malley Greenburg no longer needs an introduction. 

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NEWS:  Anyone hoping to own a rare piece of Nas memorabilia may have lost that opportunity

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The best Notorious B.I.G. playlist took place on the morning of March 10th

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DJ Envy was the first DJ to begin the Biggie tribute this morning in honor of the rapper’s death

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YOU GOT SERVED:  Since Drake is a Grammy-award winner and arguably an A-list MC

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