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spoiledBROKE! Spotlight: Couto Brothers


We recently been put on to the dope work of a couple of guys called the Couto Brothers. They are a pair of prolific artists who design both clothing and graphics. They have a very unique style that can be attributed to their unique lifestyles. Born in Brazil and having lived in China and India, their influences come from cultures all over the map and it shows in their work. Check out their most recent video documenting their travels in Amsterdam below and take a look at pics some of the graphics and clothing they’ve designed after the break…


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MIXTAPE: RiFF RAFF – BiRTH OF AN iCON


Last week, Riff Raff, aka Jody HighRoller, revealed the artwork for his first release on the Mad Decent label. The mixtape has dropped today, featuring some of his greatest hits with Action Bronson and Chief Keef, and some new tracks as well. Download the mixtape via the link below.
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sB! INTERVIEW: Lupe Fiasco x Photo + Video


The spoiledBROKE! Team met up with Lupe Fiasco this past week when he payed a visit to D.C. nightclub, Ultrabar. He spoke with us about his upcoming album Food & Liquor II and where he is right now as an artist. Check out the video below:


FASHION CARTEL: everything GXXD x 2012 Summer Collection (Part 1)


A long awaited satirically “religious” brand based out of Maryland, everything GXXD, is launching this Sunday, July 8 with a Summer collection including tees and jerseys. The brand was created by Marshall Tan of the University of Maryland, and the lookbook features himself and Colleen Beach, also from UMD. Check out the lookbook after the break, and pick up items from the collection at 6PM EST this Sunday from their webstore. (more…)


EVENT: DC Record Fair Father’s Day Edition @ The Fillmore



The DC Record Fair will be held at The Fillmore Silver Spring on this Sunday, Father’s Day, June 17. The event is organized by music blogger Jon Meyers of the Vinyl District, Som Records vinyl shop owner Neal Becton, local DJ Chris Knott, and DC Soul Recordings founder Kevin Coombe. The fair will showcase talent from local DJs throughout the day, as well as feature vendors selling vinyl, vintage clothing, used book, and handmade crafts. The music school Beat Refinery will also be giving out DJ lessons.

Early bird admission from 11AM-NOON will be $5 and regular admission from NOON-5PM will be $2. Take some time out this Sunday with your pops to check out this dope event!


sB! INTERVIEW: B.o.B & Dean’s List x Photo + Video


A few weeks back, the University of Maryland held its annual spring concert, Art Attack. This year featured Boston-based hip-hop group The Dean’s List and Grammy-nominated rapper B.o.B. We got a chance to hang out with the college crowd and have a talk with B.o.B about his career. Take a look at the video below, and photos after the break…


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sB! INTERVIEW: Nike Nando x Photo + Video


We met up with DMV artist Nike Nando a while back to discuss his upcoming project, Spread Love, the follow up to his Top-10-of-2011 mixtape Love Day. Check out the the video interview below…