Diamond x Curren$y release at FTC in San Francisco from Ando Nesia on Vimeo.
This is the footage for the Diamond Supply co. X Curren$y "Diamond Lifers" series release in red & black at FTC in San Francisco
Surfing around the web i came across this emerging clothing line "LOUD". I must say this this line offers some pretty dope designs and I really dig their use of colors. “LOUD represents and symbolizes our freedom and our quest for a higher purpose. We all wish to be elevated to new heights where others only have the option to catch up but can never bring us down. We want to zone out and get in-touch with a different perception of reality where unlimited expression and blazing perfection run free. Join us as our minds exhale a breath of hope in the midst of the fumes of depression constantly ejected in our world." I must say that this brand has a very dope enlightening concept. Here are a few pieces that caught my eye...
Chip Tha Ripper - Light One Up from illRoots.com on Vimeo.
Here's "Light One Up" the latest visuals from the "Gift Raps" project which features Chip Tha Ripper rapping over original beats produced by Chuck Inglish. The free release is set to drop on March 1. This video has a very nice trippy feel. Twist something...
The Ski Club is a clothing line run by co-owners Aaron Hair(left) and Thomas Rogers(right). The line features a fresh, fashionable approach and I am sure that is something that will take off in the near future. The Ski Club Recently I was able to contact Aaron Hair of the The Ski Club and got an inside perspective on what they are doing. Here it is...
Heres a new petition to get Kanye West to go on tour. Kanye being one of my favorite artist (The first CD I EVER bought was "College DropOut"), I am all down for the cause. Any help in getting Kanye West to go on tour would be highly appreciated. After the Success of "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" a tour would be a great gift to his millions of fans world-wide. so LETS MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!
To sign the petition click here
A couple of days ago Lizzie Beesly of village-press.com sent me an exclusive look at the new BAPE® X Original Fake® collaboration. A Bathing Ape are set to release their latest collaborative collection with Original Fake® - the brand by renowned New York artist KAWS and cult Japanese toy manufacturer MEDICOM. Previous collaboration items were only available at the BAPE EXCLUSIVE store and the Original Fake store in Tokyo, this latest release will be available exclusively for Europe at BAPE STORE LONDON and online at BAPE.COM in very limited numbers.
Okay I got home and this made my day. Here is the "Cabin Fever" tape straight from the man Wiz Khalifa. This was a very unexpected surprise release. The tape is a 9 track give away project that precedes the major label debut of Wiz's second studio studio album "Rolling Papers" which drops March 29. All you real Taylor's out there look out for that. This tape totally came out of nowhere and has big name features from artist such as Big Sean, Juicy J, Chevy Woods, and Trae The Truth. The tape features alot of heavy production from Lex Luger and Drumma Boy (STRAIGHT BANGERS). Some notable look out tracks on this tape are "Phone Numbers" "GangBang" "ErrDay" and "Homicide". This is a must download for all Taylor's. Here's the Track List and Download link...
Here is the album "Nostalgia, ultra" from OFWGKTA member Frank Ocean. Frank proves on this tape that Odd Future is an extremely creative versatile group. Instead of the hardcore, raw, and sometimes frightening lyrics that are found on Odd Future tapes, "Nostalgia,ultra" takes a different aprroach calms everything down and is a very smooth, laidback classy project. This is music that you can play with your girl and cruise around the town to. This is a very soulful project that showcases Frank Ocean's talented young voice. You should definitely listen to this especially if your a real Odd Future fan. Heres the tracklist and Download...
Here is the album "Live For, Die For" from the South-Central Las Angeles crew OverDoz. This album has features from Kendrick Lamar, iman, C-San, Casey Veggies, Dom Kennedy, Skeme, Emon, and Fitzroy. The album features production from THC, Iman Omari, Brooks D'leau, (J*DaVeY), Polyester of L.A.U.S.D, and Rooselvelt. The album topics range from sex, girls, relationships to growing up, drugs, and just having a good time. I have anticipated this album for a while and I must say that is very dope and has left me very satisfied. A few notable look out tracks from this album are the opening track "Live For, Die, For" "I don't wanna be your girlfriend" "ifyouthrowitimmacatchit" "December" and "countin my money". Here's the tracklist and download...
Yesterday my bro Sean Taylor dropped his first Instrumental Album entitled "Love Begins On Monday." A very befitting Title considering that yesterday was Valentine's Day.
Heres the tape "Lincoln Way Nights(Intelligent Trunk Music)" from Stalley. I must say that I have been anticipating this project from Stalley for a while. This 16 album is sponsored by the MishkaNYC. The tape blends insightful socially conscious lyrics over some crazy beats. The production on this album was done by Rashad who also contributed some vocals to the album. Overall this is a great tape you can play in your ipod, while your chilling at home, or bang it out the trunk of your car. Heres the Tracklist and Download...
Here is the new tape from the homie Rich Hil "Limosa Nostra Act III". In my opinion this is his best project since he got out of rehab. He has a lot of his signature melancholy feel on this track. This track features a dope track with features from Boo-Bonic and Nero. Heres the Tracklisting and Download...
VMAN 21 ASSEMBLY LINE from V Magazine on Vimeo.
Here's the newest footage from the VMAN Magazine featuring Kanye West on the cover shot by Karl Lagerfield. The cover design features actual dollar bills. Monday February 7, 2001 and Tuesday February 8, 2011 from 11AM to 3PM people will be able to witness the Assembly line and pick up a copy of the issue at Visionare Gallery in New York City.
Kanye West shot by Karl Lagerfeld for Vman from KWest on Vimeo.
Check out the preview for Kanye West's upcoming cover of VMan Magazine. This cover was shot by fashion legend Karl Legerfield. Can't wait to see what these two creative sages have come up with
So here's the latest news on one of my favorite artists Curren$y. This year Curren$y has gone from the indies to the majors signing with Dame Dash's label BluRoc under Def Jam , and his most recent conquest is signing a major deal with Warner Bros...
L.E.P. Bogus Boys hook up with fellow Chicago natives The Cool Kids to give you their interesting take of a day at High School. Check out the dope visuals to a super dope song
Okay so I first got hipped to the Soulection movement by Vontae and I thought I should past it along to you. Soulection is a new up and coming collective website. They will cover the newest music, art, photography, stories and pretty much everything else that can even be remotely found interesting from all over the world...
Cleveland spitter Chip Tha Ripper gets with Illroots and shoots some visuals for his track "cool points" Chip is definitely one of the coolest stay tuned for his project "Gift Raps" which is planned to drop March 1.