Brandon Robinson

Brandon Robinson is a sports and entertainment staff writer at The Source Magazine. He's also a regular TV contributor at Arise TV. His writing has been featured in AM New York, ESPN, EBONY, JET and other various magazines and newspapers. Follow him on Twitter @SCOOPB

Al Jefferson, Dirk Nowitzki Named NBA Players of The Week


The Charlotte Bobcats’ Al Jefferson and the Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 31, through Sunday, April 6. Jefferson led the Bobcats to a 4-0 week, which saw them clinch their second playoff berth in franchise history. Jefferson averaged 24.3 […]

#WORDSWITHSCOOP Hidden Gem | Camden, NJ Rapper SneakerBox Chock


Ever wonder what it’s like when a rapper actually tells an authentic life story of his life? No frills, no bragging with altered stories and just the plain honest truth? Meet SneakerBox Chock, an indie hip hop artist out of Camden, NJ. At the age of 18, SneakerBox Chock was sentenced to 20 years in […]

Jason Kidd and Greg Popovich Named NBA Coaches of the Month


The Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Kidd and the San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich were named the NBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month on Tuesday for games played in March. Kidd guided the Nets to a 12-4 record in March, and the highest winning percentage (.750) in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn posted a 9-0 […]

Michael Carter-Williams, Gorgui Dieng Named NBA Rookies of the Month

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The Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng were named Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month on Tuesday, for games played in March. Carter-Williams led all rookies in scoring with 14.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 6.5 assists and 1.75 steals in March. He posted a double-digit scoring effort in […]

Al Jefferson and Kevin Durant Named NBA Players of the Month

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The Charlotte Bobcats’ Al Jefferson and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant were named Kia’s NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month on Tuesday for games played in March. Jefferson ranked fifth in the NBA in scoring averaging 24.7 ppg and ninth in rebounding chipping in 10.6 rpg. He shot .555 from the […]

Nikola Vucevic, Tim Duncan Named NBA’s Players of the Week

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The Orlando Magic’s Nikola Vucevic and the San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played March 24 through Sunday March 30. Vucevic led the Magic to a 2-1 week, which included wins over the Portland Trail Blazers and Charlotte Bobcats. Vucevic dropped 22.7 […]

#WORDSWITHSCOOP – Hidden Gem | Newark, NJ’s Own Barry Bondz


It’s often said that when you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. In the current economic climate, the millennial generation has taken the anecdote and applied it to brand building in the digital world. Just ask Newark, New Jersey’s South Ward native, Barry Mcrimmon, Jr. who has always embraced […]

Breaking: Pharrell Williams on Season 7 of The Voice

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Pharrell Williams will be on the active roster of talent on this season of NBC’s “The Voice.” The hit show announced it via their official twitter page earlier today: Advertisement “Okay, we can OFFICIALLY say it! WE ARE SO #HAPPY to announce PHARRELL WILLIAMS =#NewVoiceCoach for SEASON 7. No stranger to the show, Williams, was […]

#WORDSWITHSCOOP Mack Wilds Performs at NYC’s Highline Ballroom

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Grammy-nominated R&B singer Mack Wilds has been pretty busy with singing and acting these days. After acclaimed success from his thirteen track debut album, New York: A Love Story, produced by Grammy-nominated producer Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse and Nas), the actor-turned-singer has appeared on Good Morning America and riding around the northeast corridor performing in […]

Christian Laettner Hosts McDonald’s All American ProCamp Today In Chicago


Although Duke is no longer playing in the NCAA tournament, there’s still one Blue Devil putting up shots during March Madness. Former Duke Blue Devil, Christian Laettner will host the first ever McDonald’s All-American Christian Laettner Basketball Clinic today in Chicago. The one-day clinic will be housed at the Quest Sports Complex in the Windy […]

Music Spotlight: Kingz & Pharaohz

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So you wanna be a gangsta? That’s the question DJ Mixx and Terry B want to know. Kingz & Pharaohz, the group the two are part of released their first single, Gangsta, from their album The Kingz & Pharaohz EP that released in December.  It has a 90s feel to it! Advertisement Check It Out […]

Joe Johnson and Kevin Durant Named NBA Players of The Week


The Brooklyn Nets’ Joe Johnson and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively for games played Monday, March 17, through Sunday, March 23. Johnson led the Nets to a 4-0 week, with wins over the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 22 points, […]


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Newark, New Jersey is rich in culture, creativity and history. The state of New Jersey’s biggest city, Shaquille O’Neal, Faith Evans and Whitney Houston are Brick City’s notable representatives that were idolized by today’s millennials. Years later, lyricists like Vernell Bryant, better known to his rap audience as Knew Era are carrying on Newark’s tradition […]

Boston Red Sox Jonny Gomes To Host Citi Baseball ProCamp

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Major League Baseball’s regular season begins exactly one week from today. With America’s favorite past time beginning and the snow storms in the Northeast appearing to be over, kids in the region can turn their video games off, shed their winter coats and get active outside too. What better way for kids in the Greater […]

Fresh Off SXSW: Chicago’s Own Castro Explains Drill Music


Jeremy Allen has been a rap fan all of his life. A walk into his home and you’ll hear Jay-Z and the rich sounds of The Heatmakers produced beats for Dipset blasting at his crib. Yet, he never picked up a microphone a day in his life. That all changed in 2007, when he did a […]