Friday, October 31, 2008

Vote For Hope, Vote For Change, But Most Importantly...

...Vote for a chance to be heard in your country. These interesting photos were taken by Callie Shell from the New York Times.

It was primary morning in New Hampshire. Barack and Michelle Obama had been campaigning separately all week. In the first few months of 2008 their private time seemed to consist of a few crossover moments in back hallways before rallies. This moment was rare and you could tell they just loved being able to sit together. Jan. 8, 2008

While Obama goes over his speech in his head, Michelle and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, check him over. Several minutes later he walked out to announce he was running for President of the United States. Springfield, Ill., 2/10/2007.

Senator Obama was doing press interviews by telephone in a holding room between events. Sometime later as he was getting ready to begin his event, he asked me if I was photographing his shoes. When I said yes, he told me that he had already had them resoled once since he entered the race a year earlier. Providence, R.I., 3/1/2008.


New York Times

Via BeKissed

LaLa*N.Y.C Talks The Talk...

Young at heart but very wise on the pavement New York Fashion laureate LaLa* takes you from points A to B in a City that never sleeps' yellow taxi cab of style.

" A blouse can do wonders for a woman. It can take a masculine look and make it feminine. A feminine look and make it masculine. It can be paired with pants, skirts, shorts. And it can take a dull look to brilliance. The fall collections for '08 took blouses another notch up with bowtie detailing at the neckline... "

Ladies she knows where it's at!

Check out more interesting tips and muses from New York City's very own LaLa* Here.

LaLa*NYC Homepage

Gear: Christmas Gifts For Her...

Click to enlarge.

Brand Married To The Mob has released some snapshots of their offerings for the Fall/Winter collection right behind everybodies favorite street wear brand.

Key pieces are their "1982" Varsity, Nike Dunk High that we'll have more on soon, high detailed Hoodies featuring MTTM graphics, and all-over print MOB leggings and sweat pants.

Visit them Here to pick up that special gift she'll love you for.

Married To The Mob N.Y.C Clothing

Gear: Supreme Lookbook Vol. IV, Tasteful Art...

Feature interviews with artists Harmony Korine, Christopher Wool Malcolm Mclaren & Thom Browne. Q & A’s with Richard Prince, Adam Yauch, Christian Hosoi and Mike Mills. Special model shoot by Terry Richardson.

The collection of brand Supreme photography and Fall/Winter Line will be available at the NY, LA and online stores early November. Available at all Japan stores on November 1st.

Images Via Supreme Online Boutique

Video: 2001 Roc-A-Fella Funkmaster Flex Freestyle (Preview)...


That's the description.

But seriously, this is somewhat reminiscent to watching dinosaurs. No not in the sense that they are old, but more in the sense of we are practically viewing things, rather relationships, that are extinct and NEVER coming back to life.

Still an interesting and unique treat for rap afficianados such as ourselves.

We will have the full video up soon.

Via DontGetGassed.Com

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Gear: Free UNIQLO In Times Square!!!...

Brand UNIQLO is giving you the chance to get your hands on their ever changing and innovative styling. In Times Square (Broadway and Seventh Avenue, between 43rd and 44th Streets) next month on Tuesday, November 18th at 1pm you will have the chance to experience their project "Human Vending Machine".

What this event will feature is two mimes, one male and one female, who will create a series of hot and cold area projections for users of the machine and reflect where you would benefit the most from their new Heat Tech innerwear product.

The Heat Tech innerwear pieces are one size fits all and are said to cater to a "Normal Body Type".

Be there and stock up for what looks like a very tumultuous winter season!

UNIQLO Homepage

Video: Incase | Parra | Arkitip...

Parra shows you how he normally does his daily routine, his closet, and how he gets an explosive dose of inspiration..literally.

Previous Post: Gadgets: Parra x Incase Release

Video: If T.I Can Vote, So Can You...

" …With his prior difficulties with the law, TI made it his point to emphasize that, while he thought he was ineligible to vote, others needed to get out to the polls to make a difference in their lives and their communities. Recently, he did further research on his own and discovered he was, in fact, still eligible to vote. Going to the polls early this morning in Atlanta, Georgia, was a transformative experience for him.

“Feels like I’ve taken advantage of my right to become a part of the democracy,” declared Clifford Harris aka T.I.. “It was definitely worth standing in line and doing all the things people complain about voting. I think it’s more than worth it.”

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Video: Jigga Man's "Wife" Comes Out...

At the Concert last night in the Izod center.

But ahem*...why does she have the ring on the WRONG HAND?

The conspiracy continues.

More on this later.

**Jay as usual spewing his Obama backing as well as performing his dope, flawless, painstakingly machinelike set.

Video: KAWS Interview...

Kaws is interviewed by The Think Movement and gives us a little insight to, believe it or not, what he thinks about High Definition Television.

Oh yea, his art too.


Don't forget to view some of his pieces if you have a chance @ The KAWS Exhibition at the Gering & López Gallery.

Previous Post: KAWS Exhibition at the Gering & López Gallery

Video: T.I. Feat. Rihanna- Live Your Life...

Told you we'd have it first.

Paper Trail in stores now.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Q-Tip Red Carpet Celebration In N.Y.C...

For the O.G Abstract Poetic held here in the City That Never Gets Shut Eye.

Interesting cameos and apperances.

Gear: Supreme Look Book Vol. IV...

The good folks over at Supreme give us a sneak peek on all that they have been cooking up for us during the Spring time for the Fall/Winter line.

All in a glorious montage of glossy book fashion. Shot by Terry Richardson the book will be released this week and be featured in conjunction with the release of a tote bag by Supreme. The book mainly focuses on upcoming apparel and the contributors to the Supreme aesthetic over the past couple of drops.

Hey, Spring ahead to Fall back right?

Supreme Online Boutique

Coldplay x Jigga Man Mashup - Viva La Hova...

The highly anticipated mashup mixtape from DJ Mick Boogie & Terry Urban that we thought would never come to fruition due to the website acting semi-retarded on its scheduled release date.

DOWNLOAD: Mick Boogie & Terry Urban: Jay-Z x Coldplay - Viva La Hova (Mixtape)

Features very good production and interpretation on some of Hov's classics.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Common Universal Mind Control Cover + Tracklist...

Release date slated for December 9th. Very interesting concept behind all of Com's recent joints. We can't wait.


01. Universal Mind Control
02. Punch Drunk Love (Feat. Kanye West)
03. Make My Day (Feat. Cee-Lo Green)
04. Sex 4 Sugar
05. Announcement (Feat. Pharrell Williams)
06. Gladiator
07. Changes
08. Inhale
09. What a World
10. Everywhere

Sunday, October 26, 2008

All We Want: The Hundreds x Medicom Toy "Adam Bomb"...

Uh-Oh! Anyone who has been touting brand The Hundreds gear on their backs know how cool it will be to finally get their hands on the brands most famous signature trademark the "Adam Bomb".

For those not familiar with the trademark logo of the Los Angeles brand just google it for some brief familiarity. All we have right now are shots of the faux "crate" that it will arrive in however look for these to be exploding to a retailer near you very soon.

Back with more detailed pics as they surface.

Video: Wassup Obama...

Wow. Creative, political and funny?

Very abstract idea. The men who brought you the famous "Wassup" catch phrase from the Bud commercials a couple of years ago return with this non Obama endorsed visual short. The short manages to touch on Health care, the oh so wobbly stock market and the soldiers in Iraq fighting for our freedom.


Saturday, October 25, 2008

New Music: Kanye West - Robocop...

Listen/Download Here. Kanye West - Robocop

There you have it folks, the official cover to Yeezy's latest effort 808s and Heartbreaks according to NahRight

This one wasn't anything like we imagined it would be or sound like. Kanye really needs to come out with a supplementary DVD of some sort to dissect the thoughts and emotions that were developing and going through his psyche at the conception and birth of these records. Seriously we have seen his going ons through a media eyelet, but we must have a basis for these works besides what we may interpret and assume he is going through. These songs are obviously presented as having a deep meaning and shouldn't be taken for surface value etc.. so give us the goods 'Ye.

Kanye's Blog

Video: Notorious Trailer...

Looks really good. Didn't think Gravy could pull it off but we respect him from the looks of this trailer.

Could have gotten someone else to play Tupac though. WTF

Friday, October 24, 2008

Video: Joe Budden & Royce 5'9'' Go Shopping...

...For beats.

" Can we have that one? Or are you going to give it to Jay-Z? The nigga is like 56 man come on, you might as well just give it to the YOUTH..." - Royce 5'9"

Wow. At least he can back the fuck up out of his statements though.


Previous Post: Joe Budden Feat. Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Nino Bless & Royce Da 5′9 - Slaughterhouse

New Music: Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha Remix (JFace)...

Listen/Download Here. Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha Remix (JFace)

Jface recently let the Mp3 go for this remix. The remixed version is crazy because of the way he perfectly blended the new production with Carrera Lu's a capella.


Dare we say better than the original? Wondering if we could get this beat for sale?

Peep the Youtube Video Here.

Check out more here JFace Homepage

Gadgets: Nooka Your Face Off...

Designer and maker of those crazy watches that are near impossible to read unless you're in the know Nooka have released a visual masterpiece.

As we've said in the past we love these designs and wished we'd fork over the dough sooner than later because of the grwoing popularity in the brand. In this video piece that they present with direction and animation done by Futuretron Infinity, a melbourne designer, they take creative shots from their latest lookbook and infuse the images with Nooka-esque styling.

Reminds us of those Magic Eye pictures that used to drive us insane..

Previous Post: Oh Nooka How We Love You So...

As always you can pick up your Nookas at West NYC

West NYC Located at:

147 W. 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023


Nooka Online Boutique

New Music: Mos Def - Life In Marvelous Times...

Listen/Download Here. Mos Def - Life In Marvelous Times

Black Dante has recently emerged from his cave in Istanbul and blessed us with audio salvation.

"Bright moments always come back vivid" - Pretty Flaco

The Ecstatic, Mos' new effort drops on November 25th.

Go cop.

Gadgets: Parra x Incase Release...

We told you that artist Parra would be coming out with a dope design for sleeve maker Incase for a couple of nifty Mac products. Well they've recently been debuted.

Also here's a bonus clip showcasing the intuitive design styles of Parra.

Dope and creative.

Previous Post: Parra x Incase: 3G iPhone Case...

Ace Hood + Juelz Santana + Fabolous + Jadakiss BET '08 Awards Freestyle!!!...

Listen/Download Here. Ace Hood + Juelz Santana + Fabolous + Jadakiss BET '08 Awards Freestyle

Juelz is that youuu?

Who had the best verse?

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Video: Q-Tip - Move + More...

The Abstract Poetic is on his grind!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Gear: BBC/ Ice Cream Fall/Winter '08 Collection...

Billionaire Boys Club Space Diamond Logo T-shirt:

Billionaire Boys Club Classic Astronaut Logo Crewneck Sweatshirt:

Billionaire Boys Club Space Penguin Full Zip Hoodie:

Brand Billionaire Boys Club has just blessed us with a peek at what they have in store for the fall/winter of this year!

See more at their website Here

BBC/ Ice Cream Online Boutique

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

James Cauty “Splatter” Exhibition In London...

OK, do you remember when you were a child and you pictured what it would have been like for your favorite cartoon characters to really feel the impact of that crazy fall off that cliff? Or what if there were serious repercussions to that anvil falling on that guys head despite that insanely small umbrella he thought would shield him?

We present James Cauty & SON's exhibit in London:

The exhibit is titled Splatter and is held at The Aquarium in London. Wish we were there to witness in person, we've always subconsciously wondered what the graphic outcome would have been...


Of course he is in no way affiliated with Warner Bros.

Via Hypebeast

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