16 Sep
"A simple board with the whole world as an available surface."

Rick Owens, a high-fashion magnate prone to street wear inspiration, has taken his sights to the skateboard world with the RICKBOARD deck. Hence comes the title of “RICKBOARD” with the letters deliberately capped, because this board is too big time for the lower cases. Its worn appearance is probably due to the deck being made […]


7 Feb
The Man In Black serenades the Hammerstein Ballroom

A lost nugget from the vaults is unearthed with this full recording of Johnny Cash playing at the Manhattan Center, now known as the Hammerstein Ballroom. This was 1994, which would’ve been way past The Man In Black’s peak — except for the strange circumstance that allowed him to record one of his best selling […]


23 Dec
Sci-fi performance sneakers for the 25th Century

Couture fashion designer Rick Owens teams up with adidas for a collection of “sneakers” for the latter’s Spring/Summer 2014 season. As can be expected of the highly futuristic Owens, the shoe’s design looks like something ripped from the costume department of a sci-fi flick, although there is a strong influence of adidas performance shoe background. The […]


28 May
Atlanta's twisted answer to Kool Keith returns with new LP

Things can’t seem to go right for Atlanta’s twisted answer to Kool Keith, the man known as Gucci Mane. After being arrested for hitting a soldier with a beer bottle at an ATL club, Gucci allegedly responded to the judge’s inquiry if he was guilty by saying, “Bitch I might be.” Well turns out this […]


A new mixtape from producer Harry Fraud dropped this week, titled Adrift. The mix features a virtual Who’s Who of rap in 2013, including Action Bronson, Pusha T, Slim Thug, Danny Brown, Mac Miller, French Montana, Juicy J, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Bun B and more. Fraud dropped Adrift to promote his upcoming Scion […]


29 Jan
Kanye, Neptunes, French Montana, Wale, Jake One & more

The king of the cocaine rappers, he who makes it snow like a blizzard, Pusha T prepares the world for his upcoming My Name is My Name LP with his latest mixtape, simply titled Wrath of Caine. Pusha, aka Virginia Beach’s Terrence Thornton, dropped a trailer announcing the mixtape earlier this month and now the mixtape […]


3 Jan
8-track vinyl package with USB & photography by Owens

Esteemed avant garde fashion designer Rick Owens has released a limited edition 8-track vinyl package complete with a sleek silver USB stick containing the digital tracks, and artwork photographed by Owens himself. Tracks include Michèle Lamy and Matthew Stone’s “How Do You Feel” record, remixed by underground artists like Richelle, Mister Tweeks, Reilly Steel, B. Ames, […]


2 Jan
Rick Ross, Scarface, Nipsey Hussle, 2 Chainz, Hit-Boy & more

Some of us had Santa this past week, the rest of us had Wale’s much promised and talked about Christmas Eve mixtape Folarin. The EP is hosted by DJ Clark Kent with appearances by Rick Ross, Scarface, Nipsey Hussle, 2 Chainz, Chrisette Michele, French Montana, Jhene Aiko, Travis Porter, Hit-Boy, Trinidad James and a seemingly […]