Mikey Rocks releases another track and adds Ab-Soul and Dash on this Larry Fishman produced track. Banco is coming soon.
Obey Clothing provides the women with this fresh new summer collection that incorporates a grunge hippy look that is perfect for the season. Creative patterns and prints on the perfect girly essentials that are incorporated in women’s summer wardrobe. Perfect mix of styles and how they execute them with their printed material choice. Shop the collection on their online website here. (more…)
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards took place last night and there were a lot of great looks on the blue carpet. We weren’t too keen on the performances, so we decided to focus on the great styles that artists stepped out in. Check out our favorite looks below:
We recently gave you an interview by DGK on photographer, Van Styles. Now he has collaborated with The Hundreds to create a collection of portraits called ‘V/SUAL’, that are for sale on The Hundreds online shop. There are limited edition and some are already sold out, so get them fast. Check out some of our favorites inside…
Kid Ink returns with another new track from his upcoming project, Almost Home, and he adds Bad Boy’s French Montana and A$AP Mob member, A$AP Ferg. The song was produced by Lifted and has a Southern chopped and screwed feel, which is definitely a hot sound in hip-hop right now. Take a listen below:
Hypebeast used the popular model Adrianna Ho, who has been gaining a lot of recognition from her Instagram and recent spread in GQ and urban streetwear look books, for their online website spread and decided to interview her as well. Check out her interview below and make sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @adrianneho
Does being based in New York — where streetwear brands are plentiful — work to your advantage when booking jobs?
Living in New York has definitely been an advantage for me when booking jobs. It has provided access to so many amazing brands, clients and magazines. I also think the constant visibility from living in a walkable city like New York can provide opportunities that may not be possible anywhere else.
How do you feel about falling into the unofficial category of official female streetwear/menswear model? Is it a role which developed in itself or something you or your agency set out for from the beginning of your career?
That is quite the contradictory title that I am both officially and unofficially flattered by. Haha! Thank you! I think that role stems from some brands’ appreciation of my personal style.
Off the original soundtrack for the new movie Fast and Furious 6, 2 Chainz and Wiz are apart of the theme song for the film. Here is the official video for the song “We Own It”, directed by Justin Lin. The sixth installment of Fast & Furious will be in theaters May 24th.
Stussy’s new ‘Wildlife’ capsule collection features the iconic Stussy graphics including: Stussy No. 4, SS Link, and Stussy Logo. They really took the animal print to a new level which gives us a better appreciate for the prints rather than the overused patterns that we have been seing everywhere lately. Check out more from the collection inside.
Rapidly rising young hip-hop artist AK (www.AKofficial.com) has released two singles from his forthcoming 2nd mixtape “The Abstract Kollection” out this month (May 2013). “Space Funk Flow” is the second single, but the first “This My Game” is definitely our favorite. AK is part of a rapidly growing movement of hip-hop artists from the Cleveland area including Machine Gun Kelly and Kid Cudi who are putting their names, style, and the Cleveland music scene on the map.
This month marks En Noir’s launch into top retailers nationwide with the brand’s full Spring 2013 collection. The well received collection makes its debut in Barneys New York mid-May, as well as other top retailers.
A$AP Ferg and Rocky team up to direct the remix video for “Work” featuring ScHoolyboy Q, French Montana, Trinidad Jame$ and Rocky of course.
Stalley releases a new Cardo produced track called “White Minks and Gator Sleeves”. Stay tuned for a new project:
The Brooklyn Circus releases a cap collection for the 2013 S/S season. Sticking to their usual brown leather accents, The BKC develops a cap collection of 5 panel hats with brown leather brims and patches. Great choice of patterns that fit the trend for the season as well.
For this edition of Brainstorm, DGK traveled to Los Angeles to pay a studio visit to adult video director turned incredibly popular photographer Van Styles. Check out a behind the scenes look at the photo shoot for Van’s new collaboration with DGK as he talks about how he got into photography, the inspiration behind him shooting girls in streetwear, how this collaboration with DGK came about, and more.
San Williams is an eighteen year old rapper from Atlanta, GA. The past year he has been working on his first project called The Out of Body Experience and was produced by Max Weinstein. His look may resemble Trinidad Jame$ a little bit, but he sounds like a mix Joey Bada$$ and Childish Gambino. Follow him on twitter @book1chp1. Listen to the mixtape in full and download below:
Rihanna is conducting a ’777 Tour’ that consists of 7 shows in 7 days and in 7 countries. Kicking the tour off in NYC, locations to follow include: Toronto, London, Paris Mexico City, Stockholm, and Berlin. FOX decided to do a documentary special on the tour. In case you missed it, check it out in its entirety in HD below. More footage is included on the DVD that is available for purchase on Amazon.
Logic releases another mixtape straight off the latest XXL Freshman list and signing a deal with Def Jam. Check out the full 20 track list below, which include features and production, and download. Bless your ears.
Popular phone accessory company, HEX, collaborates with Brooklyn indie record label, Fool’s Gold, to present this iPhone 5 leather solo wallet case. The case is wrapped in genuine leather embossed with a unique all-over design and is based on the bespoke wallpaper from Fool’s Gold’s Williamsburg store. They are available for purchase in stores or online here.
Heroes & Legends’ collection features soft lambskin leather on key pieces, soft cotton and slim long custom cuts emphasizing quality, design, and creativity. Very little is being released from the brand, but prices for the SS13 collection range from $89 – $279.
Robb Bank$ is keeping the hits coming with this “Practice” track featuring Mikey Rocks, produced by Nuri.
Designer Ronnie Fieg and Kith team up for the creation of their ‘The East Coast Project’. Featuring some tatted models, they sport their collaboration in the set of photos that presents the project shot in Miami Beach. The project also features Play Cloths, Just Don, Golden Bear, Stance, Stampd, Herschel Supply Co. and Tina Catherine. The launch for the pop-up is set for May 2nd in the Kith location in NYC and Miami.
SPG and the Raidvr Klvn are very well into the vintage style music videos, so it comes to no surprise that Purrp’s latest video is VHS quality. Check out the “Bringing Da Phonk” video, which is off his Mystikal Maze mixtape, below:
French Connection releases a capsule collection for an all white collection for the 2013 summer season. It is filled with tailored pants and blazer, along with a variety of dresses. Check out some of our favorite looks below and view the lookbook in its entirety here.
Iggy Azalea is gearing up for the release of her debut album The New Classic, she releases another single called “Bounce”. She is now apart of Def Jam along with Grand Hustle Records too. Take a listen below: