Archive for December, 2011

MIXTAPE: The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence

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The Weeknd has released his third free mixtape of the year, the follow-up to his acclaimed albums House of Ballons and Thursday. Nobody was expecting this one, especially with his first track on the project which is a remake of an MJ classic “Dirty Diana”. We aren’t complaining though. Peep the full tracklist above on the cover or check it below along with the download link…

1. D.D.
2. Montreal
3. Outside
4. XO/The Host
5. Initiation
6. Same Old Song
7. The Fall
8. Next
9. Echoes Of Silence

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NEW: Crooks & Castles + SE Racing x PK Ripper Bicycle


Crooks & Castles team up with SE Racing to produce this PK Ripper bike. It resembles the cameo trend with that incorporated in the base of the frame. There is also an orange outline on the wheels which adds a dope touch…in addition to the engraved “Crooks & Castles” in the seat as pictured above. Check out more photos below:

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VIDEO: Drake – The Motto (Feat. Lil. Wayne & Tyga)



Check out this Drake’s new video for the song “The Motto” from his sophomore album Take Care.


INTERVIEW: Young Jeezy x The Breakfast Club (Power 105.1)


The Breakfast Club over at Power 105.1 interviewed Young Jeezy to discuss Big Meech, Rick Ross and his beef with DJ Envy. Check out part 2 when he speaks on getting his rap career started in Atlanta after the break. Definitely a must watch:

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VIDEO: 2 Chainz – Money Makin’ Mission


Directed by Shotz, 2 Chainz gives us visuals for his “Money Makin’ Mission’ track off his latest T.R.U. REALigion mixtape.


NEWS: HBO Cancels ‘How To Make It In America’


HBO cancels one of our favorite shows ‘How To Make It In America’ along with ‘Hung’ and ‘Bored To Death’. Why? Well there wasn’t a decrease in the viewers in comparison to the previous seasons. It’s so upsetting to hear…especially when it took so long for the second season to air along with the fact that there were only 10 episodes per season. HBO hurt us with this one. At least we were able to experience the “Rasta Monsta” era along with the dopeness of “Crisp”. We’re also going to miss Domingo and his weed dealing ways…


VIDEO: Game – Martians vs. Goblins (Feat. Tyler the Creator and Lil Wayne)


The Game, partnered along with Tyler the Creator and Lil Wayne are bringing us a banger! Entitled “Martians vs. Goblins,” the video is definitely one of interest especially with the fact that Wayne and Tyler are a part of it. Check out the video below and let us know you think.


LIVE: Drake – Trust Issues (Feat. Justin Bieber) @ Power 106 Cali


Drake brought out fellow Canada native Justin Bieber at the Power 106 Cali Christmas Concert to perform his hit “Trust Issues”. Pretty dope…


VIDEO: Kelow – Let It Go


Kelow from Baby Dinosaurs & Co. has dropped a video for one of the many hits off her album “Colored Pencils.” Titled “Let It Go,” the video has a lot of character and depicts the Kelow we all know and love. Check out the video and let us know what you think! And be sure to cop the album here if you don’t already own it!


AUDIO: Nicki Minaj – Stupid Hoe


Nicki Minaj is finally back in action and this is the first official single off her next album. “Stupid Hoe” is available for purchase on iTunes now. Sounds like Nicki’s still throwing shots at Kim and claiming she’s the female Weezy…you feeling the track? Her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album drops on Valentine’s Day.


MIXTAPE: Asher Roth x Pabst & Jazz: Blended Babies & Friends


Asher Roth and Blended Babies & Friends drop this mixtape Pabst & Jazz, which has a load of dope features that just screams classic. This is a great way to end off the 2011 year. The tape features collabs with Pac Div, Chip Tha Ripper, A$AP Twelvy, Casey Veggies, Phil Ade, Blu and more. Remember that “In The Kitchen” video Asher and Chuck Inglish dropped awhile back? Well that’s on this project as well. Take a look at the official tracklist below along with the download link.

1. Pabst and Jazz (feat. Hassani Kwess; Kenny Keys) [Prod. Blended Babies]
2. Choices (feat. Action Bronson) [Prod. Blended Babies]
3. In The Kitchen [Prod. Chuck Inglish]
4. Useless (feat. Pac Div) [Prod. Blended Babies]
5. More Cowbell [Prod. Blended Babies]
6. Bastermating (feat. A$AP Twelvy, Chip Tha Ripper, YP) [Prod. Blended Babies and Chuck Inglish]
7. Common Knowledge [Prod. Blended Babies]
8. Golden Midas (feat. Boldy James, Nico Segal; Greg Landfair Jr. of KTD) [Prod. Blended Babies]
9. Insurance (feat. ZZ Ward, Rockie Fresh, Blu) [Prod. Blended Babies]
10. Hard Times (feat. Kids These Days, Casie Veggies) [Prod. Blended Babies]
11. Ampersand [Prod. Blended Babies]
12. Get By (feat. Nico Segal of Kids These Days) [Prod. Blended Babies]
13. Not Meant 2 Be (feat. Nathan Santos) [Prod. Blended Babies]
14. Running Away (feat. Nathan Santos) [Prod. Blended Babies]
15. Charlie Chaplin (feat. Phil Ade’, GLC, Thurz) [Prod. Blended Babies]
16. Dope Shit [Prod. 1500 or Nothin]

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VIDEO: Common – Celebrate


VIBE presents Common’s latest music video “Celebrate” from his The Dreamer, The Believer, which is going to be available for purchase tomorrow.


NEW: The Hundreds x Garbage Pail Kids


The Hundreds do yet another collaboration and this time it’s with Garbage Pail Kids. They did a collection of t-shirts as well as a crewneck, fitted hat and some keychains with each of the Garbage Pail Kids. Take a look at the entire collab collection below and all items can be purchased in their flagship stores as well as their online shop. (more…)


VIDEO: Wiz Khalifa – California


From his upcoming mixtape Taylor Allderdice, Wiz Khalifa decides to release a video for this new track “California”. After a lot of mixed reviews from Rolling Papers, let’s see how people will respond to this new project. You feeling the new song?


AUDIO: Chris Brown – Push Me Up (Feat. Teyana Taylor)


Chris Brown releases this new track featuring Teyana Taylor called “Push Me Up”. Not sure what this will be featured on just yet but it’s good to hear new music from these two. Still waiting for Teyana’s project..we’ll keep you posted on these two.

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LOOKBOOK: Odd Future x GOLF WANG


Odd Future opened their Pop-Up store in LA and now have a new lookbook to add to that store as well as their online store.
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VIDEO: Kanye West VOYR (Episode 1) | World Leaders



VOYR is your all-access pass to behind the scenes at Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne tour. It’s a daily video document of all of the actual hard work that goes into living life at Kanye’s level.


VIDEO: Chris Brown – Strip (Feat. Kevin McCall)


From his Boy In Detention mixtape, Chris Brown releases an official music video for “Strip” featuring his Cali homie Kevin McCall. His new album Fortune will be releasing some time early next year…


Lacoste L!VE Varsity Jacket


Lacoste L!VE Fall/Winter 2011 Collection presents a new varsity jacket. It comes with a navy wool body, bright yellow wool sleeves which displays a nice, clean vintage look and features the large “L” patch on the chest along with their staple crocodile logo. The jacket is now available from Lacoste L!VE retailers.


NEW: KITH x Pendleton Varsity Jackets


Kith gets together with Pendleton on a Made in USA Varsity Jacket Collection for Holiday 2011. Manufactured by Goldenbear, fabrics from the Pendleton archive were chosen for this collaborative collection. Designed with the best wools and produced in the US by Goldenbear. Jackets in this collection includes Pendleton wool on the body and a variety of genuine leather and suede on the sleeves for premium finish. Also includes leather accents, satin linen and metal hardware.
More Pendleton inside!
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MAGAZINE: Frank Ocean x L’Uomo Vogue (Dec. 2011)


Frank Ocean has been making big moves and landing a feature with L’Uomo Vogue is just another added to the list. Take a look at his spread below:

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VIDEO: Wale – Chain Music


Wale brings another music video and this time it’s for “Chain Music” off his Ambition album, directed by Rik Cordero.


NEWS: Billionaire Girls Club Launched


Pharrell Williams finally launches a clothing line for girls…Billionaire Girls Club. Plenty of females have just be rocking out the BBC line, but now he made a line especially for them. Already featured on the shop website, BGC is for sure going to be a hit once more apparel comes in. He has created a SpaceGirl Helmet logo for the brand…and incorporated that on the tank and v-neck from the collection.


AUDIO: L.B. – What They Talkin Bout (Feat. Neemz & Marky P)


Coming straight from the DMV and our high school are some raw talent. Rapper L.B. adds on Marky P and Neemz for his “What They Talkin Bout” track. It’s a great hit from the Coast 2 Coast camp and you won’t be disappointed. Take a listen and download below…Stay tuned here to get all the exclusive tracks from them first.

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