I have to exploit this photograph of Ben and Andrew of MGMT fame simply because it captures shirtless intraspecial love and one of those silly hats stoner snowboarders wear indoors. In other news, the MGMT boys are too busy suing world leaders to pose with adorable kittens for photoshoots. That’s right, if you haven’t already … Continue reading
Denizen Kane speaks for himself. No amount of pyrotechnics, smoke machines, or bling bling could compete with the force of his flow and power of his presence. To me, Denizen Kane represents hip hop stripped down to its essence without the aid of props or gimmicks. In the following video for his track “Holdin’ Up … Continue reading
“To touch someone’s heart with design” –Stefan Sagmeister My girl Christine put me on to the personal portfolio of multi-disciplinary graphic designer, Jonathan Yuen. Based in Singapore, Yuen is unparalleled in his mastery of graphic design and intuitive user interaction (in my humble opinion). Yuen uses his website to present four seperate but interrelated design … Continue reading
“..but I keep tap dancing around the questions” A poem for you by Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Mims aside, this Keith Schofield joint is the hotness, here are some of my favorite frames: Watch it HERE for better quality. Via BOOOOOOOM.
With a line-up like this, it would be criminal not to (bottle up and) GO!!! Check the flier for more info: Gordon Voidwell: http://www.myspace.com/gordonvoidwell BiLLLL$: http://www.myspace.com/guillermoebrown Bottle Up & Go: http://www.myspace.com/bottleupandgoband Kool A.D.: http://www.myspace.com/ladieslovekoolad Friends With Benefits: http://www.letsbefriendswithbenefits.com Via the money man Steve
“Slingshot Hip Hop braids together the stories of young Palestinians living in the West Bank, Gaza and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty. From internal checkpoints and Separation Walls to gender norms and generational differences, this is the story of … Continue reading
“One of the more creative projects (commemorating James “Jay Dilla” Yancey) I’ve come across is this one, The Suite For Ma Dukes EP. This project was put together by Carlos Nino and Miguel Atwood Ferguson, and it’s a 4 song EP featuring orchestral interpretations of some of J Dilla’s finest work. Proceeds from the EP will go … Continue reading
100 days, 100 songs, 100 locations, 100 dances + 1 Ely Kim = BOOMBOX!
I respect CuDi’s authentic stoner status. I mean, turntables transform into pizzas?!?! I could do without the random Travis Barker cameo but I appreciate the simplicity of his outfit and y’all already know how I feel about skullys. Speaking of day’n’nite, here’s a sneak preview of MeLo’s rendition: via OnSmash and Herfection