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TECH: Alexander Wang x Beats By DRE Collection


High-end fashion designer, Alexander Wang, teams up with Beats by Dre for a collaboration on his speakers/headphone collection. The items that are featured for the collab are the Studio Beats, Beats Pill and the URBeats. This was definitely a smart move for both parties and will sure be a huge hit especially in the urban community because they are both supported exceptionally well. The collection will be dropping and available for purchase December 16th, just in time for Xmas.


NEW: En Noir Barneys XO T-Shirts


En Noir presents Barneys New York exclusive photo realism t-shirts, a technique of embroidery that was previously only used on a smaller scale due to its high costs of production. En Noir is proud to be recognized as one of the first brands to utilize this technique on a larger scale with an entire garment. The process combines digital printing and hand embroidery layered over the print to build a texture that you can feel and see coming off the tee. Different parts of the graphic tee have more texture than others, giving the piece a unique 3D effect. Each shirt is made of a polyester blend in the USA and features a very intricate graphic cut, with the technique itself having been compared to building layers and layers of texture on a canvas that has been painted. The tees offer a very special process that now bring the regular printed tee a real intrinsic and visual value. (more…)


VIDEO: Mr Hudson – Move


G.O.O.D. Music singer, Mr Hudson is making his comeback with the release of his most recent single, “Move”. Check out the official video for the single below, directed by Rankin. Also make sure you check him out featured on Future’s latest single, “Real & True”, featuring Miley Cyrus as well.


MAGAZINE: TDE [Black Hippy] x XXL (October/November 2013)


Top Dawg Entertainment is hands down the best rap group of the 2010’s and it’s only just the beginning. This new emerging conglomerate has 4 California rappers that are different yet cohesive in their rawness. It’s not gangster or conscious rap but black hippy rap. Good to see their getting their shine and they have a great leader in Kendrick who is quickly on the rise to legendary. Shout out to XXL for putting them on their Oct/Nov 2013 issue which includes a special photo shoot by Jonathan Mannion and story by kris ex, which explores the fast-growing success of TDE as a label and the careers of the individual artists. The issue hits newsstands October 29th.


AUDIO: French Montana – Ain’t Worried Bout Nothin’ (Remix) [Feat. Miley Cyrus]


French is already on Miley’s Bangerz album and she has hopped on his “Ain’t Worried Bout Nothin'” hit for the remix. Her country twang kinda works along with her lyrics. It’s definitely a hit or miss…what do you all think about the remix?


VIDEO: Iamsu! – Hipster Girls


Iamsu! releases an official video for the Trackademicks produced track, “Hipster Girls”, directed by Aris Jerome. Make sure you download his album KILT II if you haven’t already.


NEW: Kith NYC x Classic Flag T-Shirts


The Kith flag logo is paired with a classic cotton tee and arrives in four colorways of Black/White, Black/Green/Red, White/Black and Athletic Grey/Black. The shirt itself bears a slightly slimmer and elongated styled fit, along with a print that’s been hand stamped in high quality water based inks in California. The Kith Classic Flag T-shirts are available in limited quantities at both Kith locations and KithNYC.com today. Check out more photos of the tees here.