Misc.

KITH + Coca-Cola Collaboration [Preview]


Ronnie Fieg’s KITH has a hot collaboration with Coca-Cola in the works as we speak. Ronnie decided to preview the collab via Instagram, starting off with this rebranded classic Coke bottle. There is also a refrigerator he showed fans on his Instagram story. Be on the look out for the official release of the collection.


Kevin “Chocolate Droppa” Hart & Metro Boomin Studio Session [Video]


Comedian, Kevin Hart, continues to break into the hip-hop world as Chocolate Droppa as he links with popular producer, Metro Boomin, in the studio. Take a inside look at their comical session:


MISC: Urs Fischer + Supreme x 2016 Spring/Summer Decks


Urs Fischer and Supreme come together to produce new skateboard decks for the 2016 S/S season. The New York brand and Swiss artist created three decks that showcases the three stages of smoking cigarettes along with the passage of time. Prepare for a release on March 24th in the U.S., while Japan will see a release on March 26th.

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MISC: Miss Odessa x Hotline Bling (Artwork)


Artist and Entrepreneur, Odessa Buggs, has release a new piece in honor of drake latest hit Hotline Bling. The work is more than a funny meme. The Bay Area designer has made it available for free as an phone background via her website. Unfortunately for you Android users, the background is only compatible for iPhone 6 and 6+. Check out the rest of Odessa’s products and art below and make a purchase at missodessa.com

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MISC: 10.DEEP + MSC Release Rain x Custom Track Bike


NYC streetwear brand, 10.DEEP and BMX, MSC Release Rain, team up to create a custom track bike. The bike features an aluminum “Rain” frame, SRAM Omnium cranks, Cinelli x Mash Bullhorn handlebars, genuine Brooks leather bar tape, a Brooks B15 Swallow caramel leather Saddle, classic profile box section rims and a full FSA cockpit. There are also tees to celebrate the collaboration that is now available for purchase online and at MSC’s Mott Street retail shop. (more…)


MISC: Tupac Letter Released – Reveals ‘One Nation’ Group Album


A never before seen letter, written by the late great Tupac ‘2pac’ Shakur, has been released – which reveals some interesting details about an album Pac was working on called ‘One Nation’. Addressed to Big Lock, Pac shares what he has been up to during the time and shares that he is preparing to release a joint album that features Outkast, E-40,Scarface, Buckshot, Greg Nice, Smiff-N-Wessun and Tha Outlawz.

We can only hope that there are a few rough drafts of some of the tracks that would have been on the album that could be leaked. Let us pray…


MISC: Bronze Air Jordan XIII by Matthew Senna (Artwork)


A detailed look at artist, Matthew Senna, Bronzed Air Jordan XIII sneakers has hit the net. Along with the XIII, Senna has bronzed a few other Jordan styles. Take a look at more detailed pictures of the bronze XIII and visit his website for more information and pictures of his work. (more…)


RANDOM: Waka Flocka Looks To Hire Blunt Roller for $50k


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Waka Flocka posts on Instagram his search to find a blunt roller and offers a $50k salary. Now we are sure this is a joke but it’s interesting if this were to actually happen. $50k a year is a good amount of money just to roll blunts. Of course, ppl have been submitted their applications from using the hashtag #iCanRoll as Waka requested. See who Waka hired after the jump!

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NEW: 5Boro x VHS Skateboards


5Boro releases a set of VHS Skateboard decks that is obviously inspired by VHS tape cover slips. The NYC skate label takes on a great 90’s throwback that is very creative and different from the normal 90s game systems. Purchase your favorite deck over at the official 5Boro online shop here. (more…)


NEW: Pharrell Williams + COMME des GARÇONS x ‘GIRL’ Fragrance


Pharrell Williams links up with Japanese brand, COMME des GARÇONS, to release the ‘GIRL’ fragrance. The title is inspired by Pharrell’s latest album G I R L and the bottled was designed by the street art, KAWS. It will be available for purchase August 28th at Dover Street Market’s online store and London location September 1st.

“As one of my favorite designers once said, ‘COMME des GARÇONS is your favorite designers’ favorite designer… the top of the top, the best of the best…I am so honored to be working with COMME des GARÇONS and cherish the education that I’ve experienced in this collaboration.” – Pharrell Williams


RANDOM: Miley Cyrus Version of Nicki’s ‘Anaconda’ Cover


Miley Cyrus posts on Instagram a few photoshopped versions of her head on Nicki Minaj’s viral ‘Anaconda’ single cover. Nicki reposted the photos on her account as well, as she got a nice laugh from the photoshopped photos.

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NEW: Coco and Breezy x Art Print Illustrations


Eyewear brand, Coco and Breezy, recently released some of their personal art print illustrations to be available for purchase alongside the release of their upcoming eyewear collection this month. This rising brand has just opened their first 1 month pop-up shop in Los Angeles (8366 1/2 W Third St). There are soon to be featured in at least 20+ more stores where their 2014 Spring collection will be available, so be sure to cop up or shop online.
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MISC: Rita Ora x Terry Richardson


Terry Richardson has blonde bombshell, Rita Ora, stop by his studio for one of his infamous risque photoshoots. These topless and see through bra shots, has the Internet buzzing. Terry did what he does best and despite those sex allegations, he is still doing photoshoots. Be sure to visit his official tumblr page: terrysdiary.com. (more…)


MISC: “The Cultural Impact of Kanye West” by Julian Bailey


Releasing March 6th, Julian Bailey has written this 300-page book on the influence of Kanye West. Check out the synopsis below:

“The ability of popular art to offer societal critiques and challenge received ideas has been recognized throughout history. Through rap and hip hop, composers, singers, and entertainers have recently provided a voice questioning and challenging the sanctioned view of the times. This book offers an in-depth reading of the works and cultural impact of Kanye West. Looking at the moral and social implications of West’s words, images, and music in the broader context of Western civilization’s preconceived ideas, the contributors consider how West both challenges religious and moral norms and propagates them.”


MISC: Pusha T x Terry Richardson


Terry Richardson invites Pusha T to his studio for one of his infamous photoshoots. Check out a few takes from the shoot below and download Pusha’s My Name Is My Name album on iTunes now.

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MISC: LEGO Architecture Marina Bay Sands


LEGO’s new addition of the Marina Bay Sands building in Singapore. The structure is a marvel of modern engineering and was recently voted one of the most inspiring structures of all time on LEGO Architecture’s online poll. The Moshe Safdie designed building will be available for purchase soon on the online store here.


MISC: adidas Originals Cardboard Replicas by Chris Anderson


Chris Anderson is a graphic designer and illustrator who created cardboard replicas of some of adidas Originals most popular sneaker styles. These replicas will be featured in ‘The Chimp Store’. This is very cool and interesting to see innovative and interesting things people create out of everyday things. Check out more photos inside too…

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MISC: Buscemi Leather Skateboards Collection


Now this is one trend we have not seen in skateboards. Leather has been one of the biggest trends this past year and now Buscemi designed a leather skateboard collection that seems a bit too unconventional for its purpose, but still dope nonetheless. They are priced at $595 a piece, so the boards must be for decorative purposes. If you need these decks for your collection, purchase them over at Union LA’s online store here.


RANDOM: Lauryn Hill’s Letter To Fans From Prison


After gearing up for a promising comeback, Lauryn Hill had to go to prison for a 3-month period due to a tax evasion. She decided to write and release a letter to her fans…

“I have known since very young to look for the purpose and lesson in everything, including the trials. Although it has taken some adjustment, I cannot deny the favor I have encountered while in here, and general warm reception from a community of people who despite their circumstances, have found unique ways to make the best of them. Thank you for the letters of concern and well wishes that I receive in the mail every day. Although I may not be able to write everyone back, please know that they have been received, read, acknowledged, and appreciated. With Love back, MLH


MISC: A$AP Rocky x Terry Richardson


Terry Richardson got a hold of A$AP Mob leader, A$AP Rocky, to take some photos at his studio. He used the black and white filter for this shoot and Rocky shows off his interesting unique grill.

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DOCUMENTARY: Wale Presents “The Gifted”


Presented by Diddy’s Revolt TV, Wale debuts a documentary to support his third studio album, “The Gifted”.


VIDEO: Wale – Street Corner (Freestyle)


Wale spits a freestyle live on the street corner.

Wale speaks on his relationship with Jerry Seinfeld and never before seen studio footage as they create “The Outro About Nothing”. Watch inside… (more…)


RANDOM: Drake & OVO Take Shots Out Of His Grammy Award (Video)


Drake Receives Grammy For Best Rap Album And Takes A Shot Out Of His Trophy.


VIDEO: Wale Speaks On Inspiring The People and Visits Youth Center In D.C.


Wale speaks on some of his heroes and inspiring the people. Also watch as he visits a youth center in his hometown of Washigton, DC. The Gifted in stores 6/25/13.