Emcee, Interview

Interview: MH the Verb and Arthouse95

MH the Verb is a busy guy. Between his DJ residency in New York City and community involvement in educating artists on financial independence, MH has evolved from being a solo artist into a multi-hyphenate that includes educator, activist, band member art curator in no particular order. His curating though, has come to full fruition via […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Interview, Lifestyle, Media, Streetwear, Video

HLZBLZ Founder Talks Brand History In “Self-Starters” Video Series

It’s not only a women’s streetwear brand. To me it’s lifestyle. HBIC Lanie Alabanza-Barcena is featured in the latest episode from NBC’s “Self-Starters” web series. The Hellz Bellz founder recalls her upbringing and early influences as she starts the in-depth interview. Working as a designer for early streetwear brands Triple 5 Soul and Rocawear Juniors […]

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Emcee, Events, News

“BAD RAP” Premieres At Tribeca Film Festival

Coming to an indie theater near you is a hip-hop documentary many might initially brush off for being primarily centered on Asian-Americans. However, the stories and struggles told in this film reflect what other urban cultures have been fighting since hip-hop came to fruition. Produced by Jaeki Cho, BAD RAP had its world premiere at […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lookbook

Cozy Fits: KITH Year V Spring I Lookbook

NYC footwear and apparel destination KITH recently unveiled a lookbook with new comfy pieces that’s sure to entice some cozy weekend feels. Released as the final installment to their Year V Spring I collection, this lookbook showcases pieces from all four installments. Some standout pieces include the Williams Hoody, a pullover silhouette with heathered 400 […]

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Peep This: Phony Ppl – “Why iii Love The Moon”

2015 was a great year for music, and one that can’t be overshadowed or overlooked by the swaths of To Pimp a Butterfly’s and Ego Deaths is independent Brooklyn band Phony Ppl’s fourth project, Yesterday’s Tomorrow. A collective of longtime homies that just so happened to make masterful genre-blending music together, Yesterday’s Tomorrow evokes blissful […]

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Fashion, Lookbook, Streetwear

Rocksmith Embarks On a Bass Odyssey For Winter ’15

Rocksmith recently introduced a futuristic take on streetwear with their new collection titled, “Bass Odyssey.” The music lifestyle brand has had a history in merging music and fashion, often using current trendsetters on the radio waves. Mexican-American hip-hop artist Kap G models their new gear while exploring uncharted territories that could pass for scenes from a Star […]

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HOT97 Will Debut Pharrell Remix of “Bonita Applebum”

Birthed two and a half decades ago, the iconic “Bonita Applebum” receives a new lease on life, courtesy of renaissance man Pharrell Williams. The A Tribe Called Quest classic-made-new will be premiered on Hot 97’s Ebro In the Morning tomorrow at 8AM EST. So for you west coast early birds who happen to be up at […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lookbook, Media, Streetwear

Rocksmith and Diamond Supply Co. Collab on “Superior Sight & Sound”

You’ll often find certain streetwear brands collaborating together more than once. It simply makes sense when their fan base overlaps and the products are well designed. This collection marks the second collaboration from East Coast streetwear king, Rocksmith, and the West Coast equivalent, Diamond Supply Co. “Superior Sight & Sound” takes its cues from the […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lookbook, Media

Rocksmith F/W ’14 Delivery 2

New York City based streetwear brand, Rocksmith, continues to dominate this season with its recent release of a graphic-driven second delivery. Their previous collection of nature inspired pieces seamlessly blends into this current group by incorporating staple pieces such as the “Slope” graphic. Signature printed fleece joggers, twill tech joggers, a light tracksuit inspired jogger […]

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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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