Win a Copy of ‘Put Your Dreams First’

Put Your Dreams First

School is over and reading a book is the last thing students want to be doing during summer vacation. But lying on the beach with this read will produce more than just a tan; this guide moves undergrads looking for a career in the entertainment business toward the path to success.

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Win a T-Mobile Sidekick LX!

Sidekick LX

We’ve hooked up with the good folks at T-Mobile to give away the most coveted gadget on the market, the new Sidekick LX. Released just last week, the 3G-enabled device features a hi-def LCD, built-in Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace applications, GPS-enabled Live Search, 3.2-megapixel camera, video capture, slimmer design, plus the best keyboard we’ve used. The LX retails for $250 with a 2-year contract.

Enter to win below.

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Mother’s Day Hookup: Calvin Klein euphoria

Calvin Klein euphoria

Mother’s Day is Sunday and we’ve got the perfect gift for those who want to get on mom’s good side this year. Keep your mama smelling sweet with Calvin Klein euphoria. The oriental fragrance consists of exotic fruits and seductive florals with a rich, creamy signature.

We’re hooking up a few readers with Calvin Klein euphoria and euphoria spring temptation, available at Macy’s. Enter below.

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Win It! EA Games’ The Godfather II

The Godfather II

Ask any rapper to name his favorite movie and it’s likely that The Godfather ranks at the top of the list. Now you, as well as hip-hop’s kingpins, can play out your fascination with the Italian mob in The Godfather II for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.

Play as the Don of New York in the sequel to the 2007 hit as you expand to new cities, build up families through extorting businesses, monopolize illegal crime rings, and defeat new families in an effort to become the most powerful mob family in America. Come to think of it, it sounds kinda like the music industry.

We’ve teamed up with EA Games to give away a few copies of the action-packed video game. Enter below!

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Rhythm of the Night: Scratch Academy

Scratch DJ Academy

By now, we’re sure you’ve seen BeyoncĂ© and her nephew Julez tapping away on a Nintendo DSi in a commercial for the gaming company’s latest installation, Rhythm Heaven. Just like B, had the opportunity to test the new rhythm-based video game and play to our own beat at Scratch DJ Academy in New York City last week.

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Kanyeezy’s Air Yeezys Available Now

Air Yeezys

The first colorway of Air Yeezys, Kanye West’s collaboration with Nike, officially went on sale today across the country. The Zen Grey/Light Charcoal kicks retail for $215, but they’re already popping up on eBay for over $650. Is someone really paying that in this economy? That’s crayeezy!

Young Jeezy gave away a pair to a lucky fan in Atlanta. Watch below.

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Rap-Up Boombox & Diddy Cover Mixmag


The limited edition Rap-Up x Lasonic i931 iPod ghetto blaster is featured on the cover of the April 2009 issue of Mixmag, on sale this week. Diddy is pictured with DJ Felix Da Housecat in the photo shot by photographer Zach Cordner.

Get your own boombox here. readers get 10% off when using the code RU08.