To catch a glimpse of the works by West Coast duo Retna & El Mac, on a computer screen is one thing. To stand directly in front of one their productions is almost an experience. Simply put, Their combined styles of art and West Coast flavor create nothing short of visual monoliths. This video by I Am Los Angeles / Joris Debeij, captures the duo at various stages of a major production for an unnamed LA County Scho
In their “Glossary of Dirty South Slang” Rolling Stone Magazine defined Crunk as “to get excited”, Jump a few years later Crunk would be used as a blanket term for a booming new sound that was creeping out of Memphis. Definitive timelines aside, Atlanta’s Westside would start to brew a little sound of it’s own call Snap (or Trap, depending on whose Donkin’ the dopest).
When it all gets written in the books, the convergence of skateboarding and Hip Hop did not did not begin with Lil’ Wayne and Supra Footwear. After a quick listen to Harold Hunter‘s Zoo York Mixtape Vol.1, there’s no question, the 2 have been down long before Weezy could even spit 4 bars let alone 16.
After 3 days of no power on the East side of ATL, I was more than happy to find this morning dose of tom-foolery. The last video from yard that was this awesome was Jamaican Slap-Chop. Meet Clifton ‘Twang’ Brown. He’s here to tell you only the bus can swim (across the river). Nobody else canna cross it—it’s only who can understand it can cross it. Start your day with that.
Nestled between Indonesia, Vietnam, China, and Japan, the Philippines stands as the latest chapter of exploration for long time compadres Frank151. Featuring contributions from the likes of Chad Hugo (NERD) and DJ Qbert, Frank Chapter 45 provides a rare and exclusive journey into a beautiful and complex country, and it’s alluring culture.
This is the trailer for the new Jamel Shabazz feature documentary ‘Street Photographer’. On the creative credit, Wild Style film director Charlie Ahearn. Seriously? What else do i need to say. On top of that, everybody in the film sums it quite well.Epic. /// Jamel Shabazz /// Charlie Ahearn
With the name ‘T-Stories’, it doesn’t take rocket science to determine what this movie is about. France’s provider of exclusive content, CANAL+ presents a documovie that centers around a rather panache group of entrepreneurs who have all built their fortunes from the ground up. starting with guess what? T-SHIRTS. Also featured are the obsessive collectors of T-Shirts and a few of the artists a