From the heart

Four black teens in Philadelphia with nothing other than weekly tranpasses and opinions. Still, the criticism and general interpretation seem to change from day to day regardless of aforementioned teens consistency.

Whatever. We're not doing anyone some terrible injustice, and we don't claim to be changing the world or enlightening the folk beyond belief or recognition. Credences, food for thought, images, a few laughs here and there, and opinions are all that we can offer you. Whether you choose to accept or decline, you are here, as are we, daily.

To face the rain or sunshine, parade or riot, cookout or Saturday detention..We ride Septa.

- Til' the very end, Nya Ari, Samir S, Trent XIII, and Hez

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy new years

No hate.


.N ari + Samir S

Happy new years.

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Good Day for Samir

Today was my birthday and i went downtown copped up on some stuff and then went to south street and surprisingly enough ran into some good stuff but my main pick up of the day was the Big Gulps, my original plan was to get either the Cool Grey spizikes, motorsport's XX3 or the Venom's but i ended up getting the gulps cause they pulled my eye.....I would point out where i went to get these jawns or alot of the other cheap hot shit i got but ive been noticing alot of swagga jackin lol


Samir S.

Saturday, December 27, 2008


With the new year approaching,hopefully some things will get left behind.

Here's a few

1.Shutter shades (as well as wearing sunglasses inside)

2.Kaffiyeh scarves (Since no one seems to understand that it symbolizes Palestine)

3.Nike 6.0's.

4.Terms like "Pr0lli (insert verb or adjective here)" as headlines and display names

5.Madeup names on Facebook, (Eg: Harold I'mnotcleverfordoingthis Jones)

6.Heavy duty snowboots in 50 degree weather (Can you see my issue with this..)

7.Youtube arguments (aka soulja boy and Ice T)

8.Ms.Flaxman (bitch bitch bitch)

9.The word bitch except when restricted (SOLELY) to bitches

10.Lil Wayne (....)

11.Fake tiffany sb's (269,get it together.)

12.Songs about whisking women away from their ordinary jobs to spend money on them,and take them on vacations (Only because this contradicts 99% of songs rappers make about having 50 some women.Not everyone would enjoy themselves on THAT vacation)

13.Ralph Lauren polo caps (This goes without saying)

14.McCain campaign signs (Not that it matters anymore)

15.Sunflower seeds beneath my feet on el autobus (we sure as hell ride septa)

16.The "My dick" song (

17.George W. Bush. (I'll be at the inauguration/Ball by the way)

18.Fluctuating gas prices (I don't even drive, but gas prices effect EVERYTHING)

19.Sea gulls and pigeons (The whole, "haha.Hey,I steal your food." gets old after you turn eight)

20.Spam (On yo myspaCe,!n y0 mailbox, up in ya facebookz,etc)

21.College applications.

22.Wall Street needing its ass saved (GET IT TOGETHER)

23.Customers intterupting anything that I happen to be doing (Personal issue.)

24.Nike acg's.

The list could go on and on.Fortunately for you #23 has me falling asleep at the keyboard.

Here's to the New year.

.N ari

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas

I'm about 7 minutes behind the "Christmas deadline".
For that I apologize.

and for her too.

.N ari

Merry Christmas (and the day after) folks.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Lil Wayne

From Fader

"Top Twenty-Five Things You Don’t Do, According to Lil Wayne On The Carter III

25. Fix ya lips unless you ‘bout to suck his dick
24. Jump your nest
23. Ever get too comfortable
22. Shoot him down
21. Ask him shit unless it concern a price
20. Listen to a lady
19. Get scared
18. Let it smear
17. Know how to prove it
16. Let the devil in
15. Play, pussy
14. Be dumb
13. Let him be misunderstood
12. Understand him
11. Do this
10. Let Mrs. Carter grieve
9. Wake him cause he’s sleeping
8. Ask him what’s wrong
7. Clash with the titan
6. Play in her garden
5. Smell her flower
4. Forget Weezy
3. Get him wrong, he could do that pussy right
2. Believe in him
1. Trip if he lights one"

..This guy,will be dead within Five years.Either from some of the retarded shit that he says,or from his drug abuse.


.N ari

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Holiday Shopping

I am not a scrooge,and I never will be.With that being said,I can also say that I hate holiday shopping and not be crucified.There's no conceivable way to shop for everyone downtown a few days before Christmas,it just doesn't happen:Everything's guaranteed to be more expensive,it's cold as shit,involves a lot of walking,blah blah blah.Which makes the mall the only option. I hate the mall more than I hate holiday shopping. My experiences in King Of Prussia this evening can only make me hate the mall more than I already did.You ready?

I only like this store for one reason(take a guess)so when brother suggested that I get my pollyana's gift from here I was having my second guesses.We step into the store and immediately I'm at a loss for where to start.You've got one side with 5 for 25 panties,and neon hoodies/sweats,etc.Than you've got the grown and sexy side.
Now on both sides there are little girls running around.Like,little,little girls maybe 12 years old. So as soon as we're about to turn and leave,we're approached by a saleswoman,"Can I help you?". Thank you,lord. So with her opinion on what "Normal girls" like,I managed to spend around $30 on 5 "beauty products" and maintain my composure. Thank you lady.

I don't know what it is about shiny floors and fluorescent lights that makes "party boys" want to come out and play. I mean play literally by the way, since they weren't shopping by any means. Party boys tend to all look the same,with the exception of a different colored polo cap and maybe a different myspace pose every once in a blue moon. You can count on them to be anywhere that a pretty girl is,rain or shine. In twenties at the bus stop (passing out flyers),in twenties at the corner store (passing out flyers),in twenties in the basement (copying and pasting from make flyers),and in 50's at the mall (passing out flyers,with no shopping bags).I'm sorry if this comes off as hatin but..Gas is still relatively high for someone (or a group of people) to drive 45 minutes to King Of Prussia with the sole intention of wasting paper. Anyway,I was in American Eagle Outfitters (buying a gift for my sister) and the store was packed. It took ten minutes to get to the front of the line.So,since there were girls in there..The party boys were there too, dancing. Yes,dancing. Not a two step either,full "d-macs","wutangs","spongebobs",and whatever else they do. From what I could tell it was a battle, between "team Icanbehyperthanyoucan" and "team noyoucantimthehypest" (Ok,I made that up.But the name's aren't that much less ridiculous).Me and about 20 other customers were subjected to this for a full five minutes or so before mall security came.

Mall security is a joke,they wear helmets while riding segways.There's no need to elaborate on that.

In conclusion,I hope everyone is happy (or appreciative) of what I bought them on Christmas Morning.I left the mall with an appreciation for nothing besides Footlocker,Vans,Finishline,American Apparel,Apple, and Victoria's Secret.


.N ari

Friday, December 19, 2008

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Official Sooner Or later

The official video for Sooner or Later,niiice.

This has been and remains one of my favorite songs on the album. Considering our country's economic state at the moment, this is perfect. I mean, this isn't going to make me, broken hearted, the ceo's, the betrayed, or the loser's feel better but sometimes it's just nice to know that someone has felt the same pain that I'm feeling. Shit,it's cold, it's rainy (in Philadelphia), my heart's been torn out of my throat (this is more of a personal (bordering irrational) issue), the darkest season of the year is approaching, and the recession is taking tolls on paychecks everywhere. Besides the fact that I am alive (Thank you Dear Lord), I really am not happy about much,everything has come crashing the hell down.That's where this song comes in, to remind me to get up off of my ass and do something.

Life can hurt like a mahhfuckah, but holding your heart will not help you breathe.

.N ari

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Ol' George ducked the shit outta that nike!

.N ari dude at the end little to no mind.

Vans X HUF

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The best things always come out when you have money to spend on other people.

.N ari

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Ubiq Winter 08'

Availible on at & 1509 walnut street.

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.N ari

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The most epic conversation of all time

Whilst in the bathroom this morning I overheard the conversation between two Janitors.

Here's the important part

"Janitor 1:The nurses always tellin' people what to do and shit,

Janitor 2:Don't they know that nursing is a dummy job?"

So I forget the exact wording but,hopefully you get the gist of it. The school janitors(who were emptying the trashcans of a girls bathroom at a Public School in Philadelphia) believe that their job requires more intelligence than the school nurses job.


Oh,right!I forgot about the master degree required for a career in Janitorial services.

.N ari

Asher Roth (aka your moms favorite rapper)

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Not what you picture when you think "great rapper",right?Looks can be deceiving. Yes,he has that dirty white boy thing going on but his flow is cleeean (bad pun-sorry).Jay-Z recognized that,and signed him..all while this kid had on a dirty t-shirt. Asher is straight out of West Chester,PA but he manages to rap about things other than smoking and drinking (the #1 past-time in small towns).Just to make things clear,he does talk about smoking and drinking on the mixtape,though..Asher Roth is a simple guy,doesn't speak on anything he doesn't know (No clothes,no shoes,nothing material minus alcohol and weed).

Download the mixtape for free at (

Here's the Asher Roth cover of "roc boys"

.N ari

Monday, December 8, 2008

Universal mind control

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"You could call me daddy,I'ma put you to bed"

Some of you might have gotten the preview of this album at the N.E.R.D/Common concert,but damn. I've yet to buy this but I listened to the whole thing and this is good shit. The beats are nuts on this album,that must be said.And rarely do I give bad reviews of my favorite artists,but "Finding forever" was ass in my opinion. This is a nice follow-up. The first few tracks were mad sexual, which is no problem...Unless of course, you're on that "hip hop is not sex" tip. (Sex is (apart of) life,so you'll have to get over it). Past the fifth track I fell into something deeper, the classic common which is probably what most fans wanted anyway. If you're a common fan already,this CD will not change that. But if you weren't a fan before,you will be after taking an honest listen.

If you're not going to buy the entire thing, at least download: What a world, Sex 4 suga,Punch drunk love, Make my day, and announcement. Those are my favorites,so far.

.N ari

Christmas list

Please note that I probably won't get anything (excluding #3) unless I pay for it myself.

1.BBC astronaut logo crewneck
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2.Ice cream milkshake crewneck
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3.APC petit standard (Raw or Black)
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4.Final jordan countdown pack
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5.Nike air flight lite
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6.BBC script logo new era
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7.8 gb Ipod touch
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Happy holidays

.N ari

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


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I feel terribly sorry for you if you can't find the appeal in these.

.N ari

Fame is a drug

All day I've been singing nothing but Michael Jackson,for no reason other than the fact that he has made great music in the past.And it really makes me sick that I can't go a week without hearing a Michael Jackson joke because I honestly don't believe that he did SHIT.This is proof that the media can make and break an artist,some can take the attention and others can't.
I'll flash my poetic license when I say,"honest to god, fame is a drug.".You've got Hollywood selling it's soul for a piece of it. Fame is laced with money, which is what gets celebrities "addicted.".Of course,if I had a job that paid money like "just being famous" does,I would argue that it's "just a living" as well.But we all know that that statement is bullshit. Why? A living is just the necessities, not all of the glamour and glitz that comes with fame.When 90% (not an accurate statistic but you get the idea) of artists "mature",they're actually dumbing themselves down or selling themselves out in order to sell albums,or singles. No one's going to take me seriously when I say this but,that's a lot like somebody sucking dick to feed their habit.Feel me?

.N ari

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Chit sale

The sale:11/29/08-12/01/08
One tee for $15,
Two for $25.

"Out of basement" sale so email me at if interested.

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.N ari

Friday, November 28, 2008

808's and heartbreak

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This is a year of amazing CD's.And just as I'd hoped,this is nothing less than phenomenal.I'm really not a fan of the "voice" but the lyrics,instrumentals, and overall feel overpower the entire t-pain shit (Nothing against t-pain). The lyrics on close to every song had me thinking for hours,this goes deep and I love it.If I could get away with it,I would sincerely quote close to every line in serious conversations.Like I said, the instrumentals are also noteworthy,they're nothing that I've heard this year thus far.Heartless,Coldest winter,and Love Lockdown could not have prepared me (let alone anyone) for this.

With mouth,eyes,and ears wide open I insist that you buy this,or put it on your christmas list.

....except Samir,cause he's Muslim.

.N ari

The events of November 28th

Mighty Material.
My bad.

.N ari

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Just a suggestion

questrentMARC (8:49:42 PM): well he doesnt want to be anal about it
questrentMARC (8:49:57 PM): i understand. i dont like being anal about money either
ny get m0ney (8:50:10 PM): im extremely anal about money
questrentMARC (8:50:22 PM): that's cuz you get it
questrentMARC (8:50:31 PM): well idk why exactly
ny get m0ney (8:50:32 PM): So shouldn't i be less anal?
questrentMARC (8:50:48 PM): yeah in a logical world
questrentMARC (8:50:55 PM): it just depends on what you value
ny get m0ney (8:51:11 PM): my values are solely monetary and romantic
questrentMARC (8:51:22 PM): like me, i dont really walue money
questrentMARC (8:51:29 PM):
questrentMARC (8:51:40 PM): what does monetary mean
ny get m0ney (8:51:46 PM): money/material
questrentMARC (8:52:13 PM): ooh
questrentMARC (8:52:38 PM): yeah. values arrrreee:
questrentMARC (8:52:47 PM): self expression
questrentMARC (8:52:59 PM): and being happy and sure about urself
questrentMARC (8:53:10 PM): comfort*
questrentMARC (8:53:12 PM): that too
ny get m0ney (8:54:39 PM): sometimes i wish that those things took precedence over 90% of my thoughts..but i wouldnt be me if they did
questrentMARC (8:55:11 PM): yeah. exactly
questrentMARC (8:55:28 PM): own your values and manifest them into your everyday life
ny get m0ney (8:55:54 PM): get paid get laid
questrentMARC (8:55:56 PM): yoo everyday people tellin me my life is wrong
ny get m0ney (8:56:06 PM): or get paid..get laid by someone you like
ny get m0ney (8:56:06 PM): there
questrentMARC (8:56:20 PM): yeah
questrentMARC (8:57:39 PM): and if anybody got a problem wit that. then they can go somewhere cuz they not you
ny get m0ney (8:57:47 PM): yeah!
questrentMARC (8:58:03 PM): when it's your time. YOU gon die, nobody else. just you
questrentMARC (8:58:20 PM): so nobody else should try to manage your life an shit


Live by your own creed.
Or by sayings that you find on hats.

.N ari

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They carry:

Hellz Bellz
The Hundreds
Dime piece
10 deep
Married to the Mob

.N ari

.N Ari

Saturday, November 22, 2008

sickest pack of them all


Don't know the release date yet but these are heat and I think jordan's just scisin me.....

Samir S

Friday, November 21, 2008

Music that made my week

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(Download Everybody knows,Quickly, and I love,you love)


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(Download The way she dances,Backseat love,Maybe,and Chariot of fire)

The first CD is fairly new and excellent. I don't want to describe it because I honestly don't have enough words to.I'll try anyway,there's something for everyone (The heartbroken,the loners,the lovers,and the regular ass people).Kanye is on it (gasp!) as well as Brandy,Estelle, and Andree 3000. All that I can say is that this is an amazing cd.

The Second cd is a classic. I can't really expand much on "classic" because that says it all. A lot of people don't care much for this CD since it is considered one of N.E.R.D's "transitional albums", and some couldn't figure out what sound they were trying to produce. In any case, this is my one of my favorites.

.N ari

and honestly you should really BUY both albums.

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones

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Al-Qaeda never ceases to amaze me with their hypocrisy. In February they supported Barack Obama,now it's November and they are calling him a house negro.What I can't figure out is how they can accuse Obama of betraying his "muslim brethren" when they arrange for their "muslim brethren",women, and children to be killed everyday via suicide bombing. The fact that they call Obama's promise to move troops to Iraq a "doomed failure" is laughable..Because this is coming from a group that is running all over their OWN damn country in order to avoid capture.If Al-Qaeda were the force that they claim to be, they would have stability and power in their regions. With that being said, their accusation of Obama being the enemy of "honorable negros" is irrelevant.

"Honorable negros" (I didn't know we still called ourselves negros..) wouldn't approve of the murder of thousands of innocent people annually either.

.N ari

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Thoughts after witnessing some intense racism

Race, what is race?
how does this make us different?
is it the color of my skin?
the sound of my voice?
the food and drinks i consume?
is it my heart and soul passed down from years and years ago?
am i who i think i am?
am i who i think i am?
am i who i think i am?
or am i just an average man?
doing average things
living an average life
or is it an above average, akunamatata kinda lifestyle
is it right to scream "im black fuck that"
and throw my middle finger to the sky
you say fuck you to god and he surely will fuck you up
thou shall not steal thou shall not judge
is race in our heart or is it in our blood
these veins dont contain chicken grease
its the same as the man thats invading the middle east
what makes us so different
this border must be burnt but one side wants it and the other corrupts it
take it as you will
take it how you please
love your brother and yourself
you shall never be in need

Samir S

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Don't you hate it when

Grown ass men come on to Fourteen year olds...Than get mad when they get played,"Oh.Well you ugly anyway."
-So why did you wanna talk to her in the first place?

Waitresses don't want to actually wait on you,,"Yeah,I could tell you the sodas we have...But that would take awhile."
-Guess you can't help me after all.

Young men can't give up their seats for older women,"..."
-Come the fuck on.

The security guards make me take my hat off,"The hat Ms.Tindal"
-This is actually more of a personal issue.

People (and I will not specify which gender) dress in a sexually suggestive way,and get mad when grown ass men (see pet peeve #1) make suggestions.

...and try to say that they dress in such a way because it's comfortable

Bloggers don't post for a week
-....My bad

.N ari

Sunday, November 16, 2008

bloggin aint gangsta????

Awhile back I was watching 106 and park and T-Pain said that bloggin wasnt i decided to prove that top hat wearin mark wrong lol

Representin for them gangstas all across the world

WORD!!!!! lol

Samir S

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Emphasizes every aspect on the Electric Factory concert (minus the drunken white girls).It was an amazing show if I haven't said it before.So,if you weren't there for whatever reason..This is for you.

.N ari

Monday, November 10, 2008

Triple 5 soul;The tech backpack

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Yes,I've got a love for big strappy bookbags.I want this shit so bad but at the same time,it'd be stupid of me to buy because even if I put all of my books from the past four years in it..I still wouldn't be able to fill it up.

.N ari

Sucker Free city

This is one of the more recent Spike Lee films, and if you know me you know that I follow Spike Lee like a member of a cult.It's based on the different types of criminals in San Francisco and how they are connected.This movie really isn't for the faint of heart and it left me disturbed and perplexed to be honest. Regardless, I've added this to my list of the dopest shit ever.

Rent it,buy it,or netflix it if you get the chance

.N ari

el oh el

One of Chris Brown's little dancers,I thought this was cute.

Saturday, November 8, 2008


I recently found out about dope couture and thought id put yall suckas down with some new flyness




Samir S.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Yes we can

I can't even begin to articulate what is going through my head.However I'll try to express some of what I am feeling/thinking.

1.We are no longer a minority-By numbers maybe, but as thinkers and believers..No we are not.

2.The recession will recede in due time.

3.I am hungry as shit.

4.Our President is an African-American.

5.Through the odds and with an amazing campaign,we did it.

6.Hope will not be seen as audacious sometime within the next four years.Hope will be a word that dominates the heart and mind.

7.Guess they'll have to call the sled for Palin soon

9.I skipped eight and

10.Barack Obama has violated John McCain (349-189)

"Change is here"

.N ari

November 4th

Voting is a right endowed to everyone over 18.

So please,get out and vote.

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and let the issues be the issue.

.N ari

Saturday, November 1, 2008

The line that bothers me to no end

"You don't know me."

Well why can't everyone be themselves,24/7?

.N ari

Friday, October 31, 2008

True story

.N ari

Song of the day

Pop the glock-Uffie

Pop The Glock - Uffie

"Gotta loaded bodyguard.Don't make em pop the glock and ah,uffie is gonna make the shit rock"

.N ari

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Why entourage is my shit;

OK so there's not a guaranteed bitch slap in every episode but..Ari Gold is the fuckin bad ass of all bad asses ever(!).I can't see this show ever ending,if Ari's not (physically or mentally) abusing someone,than Vince,Eric,and Drama are on a hunt for more work.If you've watched since the beginning than you know that there's really no filter on this show;naked bodies for the pre pubescent,obscenities for the old,and a storyline for the rest of us.I honestly couldn't ask for more in a show,9:00-9:30 (Sunday evenings) are devoted to Entourage.

.N ari

P.S. If you want to get a headstart on Christmas/Birthday shopping for the kid you can't go wrong with seasons 1,2,3,and 4.

Good ass week

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IV/IXX pack for $105?

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Stecyk's for $75?

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Neon's for 100?

Ohh yes I did.

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Oh yes I will.

.N ari