One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but […]


World-renowned music photographer Lawrence Watson has captured some of the most legendary hip-hop artists alive. And dead. So, it’s no surprise that streetwear pioneers XLarge chose his iconic snapshots of Run-DMC, Public Enemy, and LL Cool J for their special capsule collection. The capsule is part of the brand’s larger “Golden Age of Hip-Hop” collection, […]


17 May
The Capsule Collection celebrating pre-Golden Era Hip-Hop glory

Before his fashion career took off, Takeshi Osumi (founder of PHENOMENON) was a successful and influential rapper in his native Japan. Given his knowledge and proficiency in both fields, it was only natural that Osumi teamed up with venerable street photographer (and Beastie Boys punchline) Ricky Powell, selecting three of his photos of hip hop […]


7 Mar
Legendary Italian design house pens a timeless hybrid

Legendary Italian design house Italdesign Giugiaro — the minds behind such iconic cars as the DeLorean DMC, Lotus Esprit, Maserati Quattroporte and countless other timeless designs — unveiled their latest creation at the Geneva Motor Show currently underway. The 2+2 coupe hybrid is powered by a front-mounted 360 horsepower 3.0 liter engine augmented by an […]


Remember when you used to have to throw down $20 for a DJ Premier mixtape? Well nowadays, thanks to these beloved interwebs, world class artists give up music for free — something all you kids out there take for granted. Not me. I see a free DJ Premier mixtape and my heart gets all tingly […]


22 Mar
The Photography of Janette Beckman and David Corio at The Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York City

Another impressive opening at The Morrison Hotel Gallery (Bowery) in New York City went down March 11th — a joint photography exhibition documenting the monumental punk and hip hop movements of the 70s and early 80s. For those who are not in the know, The Morrison Hotel is a fine art photography gallery based in […]

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