Events, Interview, Lifestyle, Media, Video

Inside The Official Grammy Gifting Suite

How would you like some 23K gold warped chocolates with a caramel and Louis XIII cognac filling?  Do you have $3,000 to spare for seven pieces of luxurious heaven? How about forking out $2,500 for the ultimate VIP experience of a natural mixoligist who can personally come to your house or event and mix the finest, […]

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Emcee, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Media, Streetwear, Video

Footaction Exclusive: “Style Means” ft. Kid Ink

Our friends at Footaction are back with an all new installation of their series “Style Means”. This time around they’re featuring chart-topper, Kid Ink. In this one-on-one interview, Kid Ink shares how his fascination with comic books has affected his style and music, often referring to having a Bruce Wayne/Batman persona and lifestyle. “I tried to […]

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Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Video

Alex Cotraviwat: A Serial Entrepreneur

There are a select few in this world with the ambitious mix of drive, determination and dedication. For entrepreneurs, they can check off all of the above. That potent mix can definitely be found in one Alex Cotraviwat, a savvy businessman who’s journey has lead him from owning the successful clothing company, Kallusive, to becoming […]

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Emcee

Rockin’ With The 5th: CJ Trillo

What kinds of things do you think of when you think of Pomona, CA? Some immediate things that may come to mind are, of course, music-related. It’s home to great music venues like The Fox and The Glasshouse, and propping its ever-evolving cultural terrain is a blossoming hip-hop scene. One such emcee contributing to its […]

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Lifestyle, Media, Video

Cre(ATE)ives – Chef Roy Choi

In our second edition of Cre(ATE)ives, we linked up with acclaimed chef and restauranteur, Roy Choi, to chop it up about his recent successes that range from his new eateries inside Koreatown’s The Line Hotel, to his hit new CNN series, ‘Street Food.’  The chef gets deep and breaks down his philosophy behind these ventures […]

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Emcee

Rockin’ With The 5th: Evidence of the Dilated Peoples

In the eight years since the Dilated Peoples have released their last album, the sonic landscape of hip-hop has morphed into different iterations that more often than not seem indistinguishable from its traditional musical identity.  With their latest LP, Directors of Photography, the triple optics crew of Evidence, Rakaa Iriscience and DJ Babu have managed […]

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Rockin’ With The 5th: Balancing Light & Dark with DLRN

In darkness there is light, and no one knows this better than Sacramento’s DLRN, a hip-hop duo with some serious cinematic and futuristic leanings. Just in time for your weekly nightcap, the duo, composed of emcee, Sean LaMarr and producer, Jon Reyes, just put out a new EP. Earnest in storytelling, heavy on synths and […]

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BBC Radio 1 + BBC 1Xtra: The Story of Q-Tip

BBC’s Benji B couldn’t have alluded to Q-Tip better within the sum of 11 words: “Sometimes an artist or group comes along that changes people’s perspective.” A modern-day discussion on artists that presently fit that quota, folks will list out the Pharrell’s and the Kanye’s, but rewind their story and you’ll hear one name that […]

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Rockin’ With the 5th: JO.EY

Enter JO.EY. – a young producer with a soul rooted in classic hip-hop, but a taste for that new futuristic sound. Now, we’ve all seen that description within the bios of many new cats rising to the music scene surface via SoundCloud, but what might separate JO.EY is the simple fact that he’s from London, […]

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Events, Lifestyle

Rockin’ With The 5th: JoJo

Having sold millions of albums worldwide and even lending her talents to television and movies, teen sensation turned full fledged R&B songstress, JoJo, really doesn’t need much of an introduction.  With a body of work that epitomizes youthful success, JoJo is an artist that we can count on to always deliver with quality.  And that’s […]

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Emcee, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Rockin’ With The 5th: Kilo Kish

Los Angeles, you have a new neighbor in town. Kilo Kish, the 23-year-old vocalist/visual artist/songwriter/textile designer recently transplanted from New York City and also just released her first eBook to accompany her mixtape compilation, K+, which she released earlier this year. Collaborations with the likes of The Internet, Joey Badass,  Jesse Boykins III, and Kitty Cash’s new […]

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Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

KVLT Status: Phil Gorgeous

Walking towards the Foodbeast headquarters, I immediately spotted him from blocks away. Standing outside, his unique style of gothic and urban streetwear catches the eye and drowns out the rest of his surroundings. As we’re approaching, we are welcomed by a cool and charming smile. Heading inside FoodBeast, we are lead to the rooftops. On […]

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Rockin’ With The 5th: Blu

Our very own Devon “Ironchef” Ward recently caught up with Blu before he performed at an LA Clique Clothing Co. function to chop it up some and discuss a few topics like what separates Blu from the rest of the emcees out there, and also, where he sees himself in five years.  The SoCal spitter […]

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