You need only catch a couple lines from Thunderbird Gerard‘s debut EP T.R.O.U.B.L.E. (which we posted HERE, as well as below) to get a sense of the Brooklyn-via-London-via-Berlin emcee’s sensibilities. Hailing back from an era where rappers actually communicated, it’s not surprising Gerard has such a cosmopolitan pedigree. The debut EP is in fact allegorical, […]

7 May
New York-via-London-via-Berlin producer drops lyrical debut

I guess when you get some classic hip-hop dropped on you in a day, you should balance it off with some brand new school shit to keep the palate fresh. Here’s Thunderbird Gerard‘s T.R.O.U.B.L.E. EP made available for free download. New on the world stage, Gerard has distinguished himself via his lyrical flows and EDM-leaning […]

17 Dec
YES presents snow gear for the existentialist hip-hop fan

The chicken or the egg? What is the meaning of life? Tupac or Biggie? These are the unanswerable questions of existence that we all ponder when we have a moment of reflection, a K?an for the hip-hop enthusiast. Lucky for us YES has created their Trouble series of snowboards to help us decide who really is […]

21 Aug
Two hours of electronic essentials from UK's T.E.E.D.

The most excellently named UK producer and DJ Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (with the even more excellent birth name of Orlando Higginbottom), better known as T.E.E.D., pieced together an qualitatively awesome two-hour mix for a BBC Radio 1 show for August 18th. Today he put the mix up on his SoundCloud so we thought it’d […]

Jay-Z’s LIFE + TIMES website drops a new 40-minute dubstep mix via DJ/producer Troublemaker. Titled Pantystep – Pleasure Her Pain, the 18-track mix features bangers from heavyweights like The Weeknd, Joker, Skrillex, Clams Casino, Com Truise, Skream, Boards of Canada and James Blake. Congrats to Jay who saw the birth of his daughter B.I.C. (Blu Ivy […]

15 Sep
Sleek high-tops from Swedish atelier

Founded in Stockholm in 2004, Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair introduces a high-top Trouble silhouette featuring a white and beige contrast colorway. With a tonal semi-exposed lace-up closure, tan eyelets and textured foxing on the white rubber sole, the Swedish fashion brand’s sneakers are sure to compliment your wardrobe as you walk about with your steezy […]

21 Jul
The very latest from everyone's favorite snowman & Odd Future

The very latest from everyone’s favorite snowman, Pusha T. The hotly anticipated video with OFWGKTA frontman Tyler the Creator… enjoy…

19 May
The latest EP in the Scion A/V series out today

Trouble & Bass was tapped by the Scion A/V series for their latest release — an EP compiling some of the label’s best acts [download the EP HERE]. We caught Trouble & Bass label founder Drop the Lime this past Tuesday at the “Check Your Ponytail!2″ party when he brought his brand new rockabilly-meets-dance live […]