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NEWS: Lil’ B Gives A Lecture To Students At MIT [Video]

FADER provides exclusive coverage of the lecture held by Lil B at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently that was conducted by the university’s Black Student Union. The Bay area rapper shared some encouraging words to the students of MIT along with answering some humorous questions about OKC Thunder player, Kevin Durant. Held in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Lil B takes on a number of topics including art and race followed by a ‘based’ freestyle. Head over to FADER for the entire transcript of his lecture and check out a few excerpts along with video footage that captures a portion of the lecture:

Make sure you comfort everybody, because you have so much power. The influence you do have, make sure you use that for the right things that’s going to propel you, and propel your company. It’s not always about making profit. I know y’all know how to make profit, and I know that’s what it’s about! But I’m very happy that I can come here and tell you I’m someone that has not been driven by the profit. You can succeed with the people.

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LOOKBOOK: Married To The Mob + CLOT x Peanuts Capsule Collection

MTTM x CLOT x Peanuts - 2Married To The Mob teams up with Hong Kong brand, CLOT, to develop a tribute collection to classic cartoon by Charles M. Schulz’s, Peanuts. This collaboration is very exciting as this is the first time that the 1950s cartoon has been incorporated into female streetwear. The collection features an tasteful approach to embodying the characters within the pieces, avoiding a tacky look, as it includes: a staple varsity jacket, graphic muscle tees, leggings, crewneck sweaters and more.

The collection is available at JUICE stores, and will land at MTTMNYC.com for worldwide shipping on November 24th.
MTTM x CLOT x Peanuts - 3

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INTERVIEW: YG x The Breakfast Club (Power 105.1)

YG is one of the few young rappers out that really works hard on the quality of work he puts out. The Bompton rapper stops by Power 105.1’s, The Breakfast Club, to share more details on his upcoming 30-minute mini film called ‘Blame It On The Streets’. Although the interview is only nearly 10-minutes long, it’s interesting to get more insight on the making of his upcoming film along with its soundtrack. Set to drop December 15th, YG reveals that the film is starring Rick GonzalezJade Yorker and Camilla Poindexter from the Bad Girls Club.

ACCESSORIES: 8&9 Clothing Co. x 2014 Holiday ‘Traplord’ Collection

8&9 Clothing Co. gives us their official accessory launch with the 2014 Holiday ‘Traplord’ Collection. Accessories included within the collection are a premium backpack, duffel bag, snapback hats and a full grain leather detailed wallet and rolling papers case. Shop the collection at their online shop and be sure to follow 8&9 on Twitter and Instagram @8and9.

AUDIO: Pusha T – Lunch Money

Produced by G.O.O.D. Music head chief, Kanye WestPusha T releases this new single called “Lunch Money”. The Virginia native is gearing up for his sophomore album, King Push. If this is what’s in store for the album, then we can’t wait. Stay tuned for more details on the album.

COLLECTION: Supreme + The North Face x 2014 Fall/Winter

It’s that time of year again where Supreme and The North Face team up for their collaborative collections. The 2014 Fall/Winter collection features a black, blue and red bandana print patterned within the pieces. Items included in the collection are their classic premium outerwear parka jacket, sleeping bags, luggage suitcase, gloves and slippers. See each item inside and purchase pieces from the collection at any Supreme flagship stores or at their online shop when it is released November 22nd.
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MAGAZINE: Wale + Jerry Seinfeld x COMPLEX (December 2014/January 2015)

Complex magazine does an amazing job with their most recent cover for the December/January 2015 issue. Just in time for Wale‘s new album, The Album About Nothing, which tributes the Jerry Seinfeld‘s ‘Seinfeld’ show. Remember that angry phone call by Wale, furious that his album didn’t make their Top 50 album list last year…well Complex decided to incorporate it within the cover story. Take a look:

Wale has had a rough relationship with COMPLEX. Have you heard the phone call he made to us last December?

JS: I love it. That was good entertainment.

W: It’s all an angle. I learned that from wrestling. It’s just like a story. My devious plot.

JS: All good entertainment.

W: [Laughs.] Well, at the moment it wasn’t entertainment.

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