Posts tagged “2013

AUDIO: Chance The Rapper – Save Yourself First

Featuring James Blake, Chance the Rapper drops a new track called “Save Yourself First”. Listen below:

AUDIO: YG – My Nigga (Remix) [Feat. Rich Homie Quan, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj]

YG adds on some heavy hitters for an official remix to his megahit of 2013, “My Nigga”. Listen to verses by Rich Homie Quan, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj below:

VIDEO: Robb Bank$ – That Sound

Off Tha City mixtape, Robb Bank$ releases this Tony Katai directed official music video for the Zaytoven produced track “That Sound”.

AUDIO: Drake – Trophies

Looks like he’s not done yet. After releasing a track with Soulja Boy, Drake puts out another track produced by Hit-Boy called “Trophies”. He is determined to end 2013 right and with him being the talk of the town.

AUDIO: Drake – We Made It (Feat. Soulja Boy)

Drake links up with one of the biggest artists about 5 years ago, Soulja Boy. He released a freestyle called “We Made It”. What a great way to end the year. Download here.

LOOKBOOK: Nzuri Almasi x 2013 Autumn/Winter Collection

Nzuri Almasi brings their 2013 A/W Collection that infuses python fabrics throughout the pieces. They are attacking the concepts of contemporary menswear with the luxurious fabric choice, which are hand crafted. The brand used the highest skins and hardware from worldwide producers. Nzuri Almasi’s focus was to incorporate new ideas with the basic promise of quality and timeless wearable clothing. Since leather has been extremely over used in the same ways, we are happy to see something different being used. Check the collcetion here and shop at their online website. (more…)

AUDIO: Gucci Mane – RGIII

Here’s one for the ratchets. Since we are from the DMV it’s only right that we share this new Gucci track with ya’ll called “RGIII” and produced by C4. Listen below:

AUDIO: Future – Shit (Remix) [Feat. Drake & Juicy J]

Future adds Drake and Juicy J to his “Shit” remix. Drake uses this verse to address Kendrick as well: “I hear you talk about your city like you run that, and I brought my tour to your city you my son there.”  Seems like this little beef will be carrying over into the new year, unfortunately.

TDE’s CEO tweeted his reaction to the verse:

AUDIO: Hit-Boy – Alert (Feat. Nipsey Hussle)

Hit-Boy releases some hot new music with this Nipsey Hussle collab for “Alert”. ‘You ain’t felt this sh*t since the Chronic.’ is a poppin hook. True westcoast music right here, bless your ears below:

VIDEO: Audio Push – Come As You Are

Directed by Nem Perez, Audio Push releases their official video for the track “Come As You Are”. The song was produced by Key Wane, Hit Boy and Mars1500. The song is featured on their mixtape Come As You Are and can be downloaded here.

ACCESSORIES: DC Comics + nOir Jewelry x 2013 Fall/Winter Collection

DC Comics and nOir Jewelry are together again to create their second collaborative collection together. They have created a mass amount of jewelry pieces from necklaces to rings to earrings and bracelets. Along with the famous action expressions such as “Pow” and “Bang” as well as your favorite superheroes (Batman, WonderWoman, Superman, etc.), there are pieces for each one in every form. We featured some of the most unique pieces that stood out to us, but check out the entire 2013 F/W collection and purchase here (more…)

COLLECTION: Supreme + Champion x 2013 Fall/Winter Sweatsuits

As done before, Supreme and Champion team up yet again and this time the two brands create a collab collection of sweatsuits for the 203 Fall/Winter season. The sweatsuits come in four different colors (Black/Yellow/Grey/Navy) with an all over print of the champion logo on both the crewneck and sweatpants.


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.

AUDIO: Justin Timberlake – TKO (Remix) [Feat. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky & Pusha T]

The original track is already tough and this remix just makes it even better. We are fans of remixes unless Diddy is on it, but this one is a must listen. JT adds J. Cole, A$AP Rocky and Pusha T on the track. Remix produced by Timberland of course.

COLLECTION: 10.Deep x 2013 Fall/Winter

10.Deep releases their “Full Cycle” 2013 F/W collection. They continued to incorporate some of the floral patterns that were used in their summer collection with the pieces in this collection, which works for them. We think it was dope to create such a cohesive collection for the entire year. They also aimed for the native tribal patterns in the collection as well, which is a major trend especially for the f/w season. Purchase items from the collection at the HYPEBEAST online store.

AUDIO: Nia Keturah – Patrick Ewing

For those of you who don’t know, Nia Keturah is an alternative hip hop artist from Maryland. She released her first mixtape The Missed Education of Denise Huxtable (MEDH) in 2012 and her most recent project, released March 2013, she dropped her album Po Lil Black Girl. The album garnered praise from, UK’s Amazing Radio, BBC Radio 1, and France’s Le Mouv and more. Her first official single “Patrick Ewing”, produced by BOSSTONE, has arrived and will be featured on her upcoming project SELAH, due out next Spring.

spoiledBROKE! Spotlight: Havana Seoul

HolaHavana Seoul is an artist hailing from the DC metropolitan area currently finishing up her debut project called, This is NOT a Cigar Club. The 20 year old rapper currently attends UMD majoring in photojournalism and started her musical journey out of the love of music along with her many years in writing poetry. Havana recently released a two minute teaser video entitled “DOJO”, which showcases her apartment and just a little bit of her lyrical style in a free verse.
Check out her cover art for her EP, dropping December 1st, after the break. 

FASHION: Boots Boots Boots [Winter Trend]

Polar x Nike Vapen Premium Snowboard Boot

This fall/winter season, we have been seeing a lot of boots but they are a lot more bulky this time around. Many brands have been dipping into winter sports such as snowboarding to see inspiration for designing boots. Urbanwear and streetwear love to get inspiration from sports apparel to create pieces that are worn casually. The same is being done this winter for boots and sB! picked out a few new boots that are included in this winter trend. The bulkier the better. Make sure to click each picture for a link to learn more about each boot. (more…)

COLLECTION: Supreme + The North Face x 2013 Winter Outerwear

The North Face and Supreme team up again like clockwork to release another collaborative capsule collection for the 2013 Winter season. This time around, the collection only features two pieces: a hooded coat and a puffy vest; reworked versions of the Nuptse Jacket and Nuptse Vest,. All three pieces feature a trompe l’oeil fur print and boast a double layer ab abrasion-resistant taffeta shoulder reinforcement, as well as a taffeta emergency hood with a reflective Supreme logo print. These items will be available at the LA, NY and London flagship stores as well as online starting November 21st.


AUDIO: Jhene Aiko – Drinking and Driving

As if Sail Out was enough, Jhene Aiko helps out with the Saint Heron compilation album with this “Drinking and Driving” track. Always a pleasure to hear new music from her, listen to the slow jam below:

MAGAZINE: Kendrick Lamar x GQ (December 2013)

Kendrick is named Rapper of the Year by GQ magazine in their latest December 2013 ‘Man of the Year’ issue. He has definitely made his mark in the industry and has been constantly doing work throughout the year, especially with the release of his g.o.o.d. kid, M.A.A.D City album. The project alone has been marked as a classic already and this cover is the icing on the cake for a perfect year for K.Dot. We are too excited for what Kendrick and the TDE crew has in store for the forthcoming year. Check out a freestyle he did for the magazine below:

NEW: Disney + Forever 21 x Mickey & Co. Collection

Disney and Forever 21 team up to create this Mickey & Co. collection filled with limited edition pieces that are must haves for the upcoming fall/winter season. Consisting of 46 pieces including key pieces like reversible pop-over sweatshirts, oversized tees with rolled and tacked sleeves, denim on denim with a two pocket chambray shirt, and a screened denim jacket; this collection screams late 80s/early 90s. See more of the collection below and the official video after the break.


LOOKBOOK: Married To The Mob x 2013 Holiday Collection

Married To The Mob releases the official lookbook for their 2013 Holiday collection featuring Lil Debbie. With exciting prints and the boyish inspired cuts of the pieces, MTTM gives off their usual thuggish look but in a more trendy way that makes the woman still feminine and bossy at the same time. Shop the collection now at MTTMNYC. (more…)

NEW: Kith + Golden Bear x 2013 Fall/Winter Varsity Jackets